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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,819
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Reproduction Deuce Shell and grill

X2 on the Brookville, used one on my roadster.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Info on this truck transmission

Guys, thanks for all the info, like 38 coupe states, a lot of our old Ford parts can have quite the convoluted history. MacVP, I will dissect the trans sometime after Christmas and see what shape...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Photo Resizing Utilty on this site?

Thanks all for the responses. I found that I can use the Preview app on my Mac to resize, I've since posted and it worked!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Info on this truck transmission

Bob C, that PTO was what has has kept me curious about this thing. What might that have been used for, like a winch on a wrecker? As to value do you mean the actual parts of the PTO?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Shoebox
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Info on this truck transmission

Marko & Ross,
This did come bolted to an 8ba that I bought, guy would only sell if I bought both. I notice the differing opinions on its date 38, 48-52. I think I'll keep the bellhousing and scrap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-02-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By Shoebox
Info on this truck transmission

I've had this transmission for awhile, came with an engine I picked up. Would be interested what it might have come in originally.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Shoebox
Photo Resizing Utilty on this site?

I believe my new phone may be taking photos in too high a resolution as my downloading of photos now fails. Is there a utility here on the Barn for resizing? Thanks guys.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Early block/late crank question

Thanks guys for the continued info regarding my 39 Merc engine. I have a nice Columbia to go into this car and am really interested in doing an engine build. As mentioned earlier I have a certain...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Early block/late crank question

Brian, interesting info, Thank you. With you having seen some 39 Merc engines, did any have the tin can cylinder sleeves or not ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Early block/late crank question

B&s, Yes there is much to be said for rebuilding the original engine, and that is something I'm considering. I do have an nos 53 Merc cam and a Buba's chevy distributor that wouldn't get used though....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Early block/late crank question

Brian, thanks for the part #s, looks like C & G has got them. B&S the engine is indeed Mercury, but I'll ask a question to all on this. I have an excellent 8BA block, always intended for the next...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Shoebox
Early block/late crank question

I have a '39 Mercury Town Sedan with all original 68,000 mile driveline. Runs well just down on power. I'm considering doing a rebuild using parts from my stash intended for an 8BA build. I have a 4"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,100
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Another Huge Loss to me

Tony,
As many have already so eloquently stated, I wish to add my sincere condolences for your loss. You were indeed blessed to have such an incredible Dad.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Shoebox
Re: New member, 1951 f1

WELCOME! Great looking truck,extra special that you have history with it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 40 mercury flathead with columbia 2 speed

I have a 39/40 Merc Columbia,3:78 ratio. Just measured from flange on the diff where the torque tube would bolt, to end of driveshaft, looks to be 74".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,086
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 4 post lifts

X2 on a rolling bridge jack or two when able.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,086
Posted By Shoebox
Re: 4 post lifts

I purchased a Bendpak 4 post lift a couple years ago and I love it. I got one rolling bridge jack with it for removing tires, brake work, etc. FREE shipping was offered at the time. I had it shipped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Introduction, Hello my '51 Club Coupe

Like others have said, very nice looking car. I still want a coupe myself.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-28-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,182
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Mike,
That is simply beautiful, as others have stated so well.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Sudden loss of oil pressure in fresh built 8BA engine

Glad you found the problem. How was the oil pickup faulty?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Brake flaring tool & tube straightener suggestions

I have the above Eastwood setup with both double flare and 37 degree single dies, really a solid piece and have used it a fare amount. Works great.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By Shoebox
Re: Rear panhard rod 39 merc

As a 39 Merc owner myself, would be real interested in a rear sway bar application! Anyone have more info?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,174
Posted By Shoebox
Re: How rare is a 39 Mercury?

bobH,
Oh, I completely agree, the type of cars we like here, have an aging, decreasing population of buyers. Regarding my 39 Merc as mentioned, I have a Columbia overdrive and all the controls,...
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