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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 36 engine questions.

drilled/tapped for a bypass oil filter . second vacuum port is for wiper motor
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: hood latch locked in position 39 pickup

there is a release lever built into the hood cross "T" it must have become separated or loose. when you close the hood this lever hits the brace behind the grill and allowed the handle to lock on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-24-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,403
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Nothing better to do but work.

last photo--a floor lamp?
working on fenders for a 52 truck and a 48 truck, cleaning up parts for my 41 1/2 ton panel. and fixing an aw sh!!t on a 221 motor--previous builder left out the oil...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Ignition Help

insulate the thru shaft as they do leak!! use shrink tape and use two layers applied one at a time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,017
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Well...this ain't good

all used aluminum heads are subject to do that, last set I put on had 4 bad or suspect plug threads so I did all 8 with inserts to keep from what happened to you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,167
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Low oil pressure solved

here is another low/no oil pressure problem. 221 A block, totally rebuilt but little to no oil pressure! did the same check pump-oil relief spring, pulled the timing cover and gear and found the...
Forum: Early V8 03-20-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By alanwoodieman
old repro 39 deluxe grill

looking for on of the argentinia reproduction grill, do not want a rusted away one but one with a little patina
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New Carb Question

that is the later model "power valve location" I think, got a couple of those myself, look on the bowl of the carb and tell us what is there and the one on your carb
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Radial tires on old rims

my 40 wagon has high pressure 42 lbs radials from ecopia a brand of tire from Bridgestone/Firestone and I have put them on at least five others and they love the ride better than bias
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: V8 estate Sale new camshaft

best overall stock camshaft there is for a 40!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 Lincoln backing plates-1938 5 wide drums

this is what is used in the reproduction backing plates (Bolin Brothers) and yes they work great with ford drums/hubs
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 41 Flathead Help

do you know for sure the year of the engine? what is on the heads A, 59ab, 8ba? carbs usually gunk up pretty easy with bad gas, drain out any existing gas. squirt some fresh gas down the carb bowl...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Horn for a 39 1 ton truck.

llve my 3/4 tonner 41 and my friends 39 tonner. very useful
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 9 inch axle removal

don't forget when you reassemble the pumkin to put brass washers under the nuts on the rear housing--turns out that was what was leaking on my 9"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Help ID hood trim please

on the flat end are they slanted? look like 39 deluxe hood trim but maybe zepher ??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By alanwoodieman
over the fender creeper

anybody have any experience with one of these? HF, and some other cheap versions are around, I need to adjust valves on a 49 Ford truck and really don't want to lay on the fenders.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Brown Station Wagon top material

read my post, Lee said there would be no more brown, just black
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Brown Station Wagon top material

according to Lee Atherton, I purchased the last 13' of the brown fabric for my 40 Woodie years ago. We put it on in 1990. Hard to believe that timeline, anyway I do have some salvage from that...
Forum: Early V8 02-22-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 pickup with '40 deluxe dash

1940 dash? I assume it has the Ford script on a flat dash? 41 dash had a plate for script on a raised dash. column shift is possible with a 40 truck and up rare but possible
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 785
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Flathead smoking on start up

seals on intake valve guides only. how are you taking compression readings? warm engine, all plugs removed, throttle held completely open, turn over at least 4 times is the way I do it. vacuum...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Vacuum port on ford f1

back of the manifold where the carb mounts--sometimes there is a plug remove this plug and add a vacuum connection
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 48-50 F1 wiring question

on the generator housing there are two connections, one is a ground that usually connects to the regulator at the mount screw. second wire is the field wire from gen to regulator. make sure the...
Forum: Early V8 02-16-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By alanwoodieman
1951/52 Ford truck cab

Cab with doors, gauges, glove box door, ash tray, rusty in all the likely places, but can be saved or good for rat rod. $550.00
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,017
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New member, new project

I see the problem with your gas, corona light and corona dark not root beer! be sure to use non-ethanal fuel if at all possible. after you get it running add some MMO to the fuel and also to the oil...
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