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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: tourque tube leak

I've tried many different approaches to keep that universal area, where the belled end of the torque tube meets the back of the transmission, from leaking oil/grease, and I've never been totally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Steady Rod Bolts

I used a short length of 3/8" square tool stock, then tapered the four sides on one end to fit nicely into the square drive of a steady rod bolt. Found a 3/8" drive socket that fit on the untapered...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 588
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

Mr Will, I was in and out of this forum a few times, for a short while yesterday, and did not have time to respond to either you or V8COOPMAN. I believe you two understand the variations of pedals...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Large axle nuts

Those hard fiber washer's or gaskets also come in the Best Gasket sets sold for banjo rears. Third Gen Automotive sells the gasket sets, not sure if they sell the washers/gaskets separately.

Plus,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: '34 Parts Identification

Picture #1 looks to be the windshield crank out/crank in mechanisms hinge bracket that attaches to windshield frame on '35 - '36 Ford closed passenger cars/pickups.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Large axle nuts

I also have a couple of those large rear axal nuts on one of my cars, but would like to find more as well to use on other cars. If you are successful in finding a source for these larger version axel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 588
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

Hopefully some pictures I've taken will post here, and will be helpful in identifying the pedal in question.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 588
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Help Identify Clutch Pedal

If I can get out to the garage today, I'll take a look at some '40 and later pedal assemblies and some other loose pedals that have been removed from their mounting brackets. I know I have some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Intake bolts THICK

Me, just me. You're still a young wippersnapper....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Intake bolts THICK

Good on ya Michael, and thank you for all you do for us old Ford V-8, 4 banger, and heck.....those six cylinder guys as well :-)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Lightbulb Re: stromberg 97 metal fatigue?

That Charlie ny is just an all around good guy!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Oil dipstick boss

Very true. NOS is usually the best.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: pre-bent brake line kit - 39/40 Ford quality

At one time the Early Ford Garage, in Covina, California (Richard Lacy & Son), sold preformed hydraulic brake lines (probably not inexpensive) for early Ford V-8's, that could be purchased...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Oil dipstick boss

I just recently got an email message from Bob Drake saying he was reproducing these oil dipstick tube mounts. The pictures included with the email show the standard version, and the version with a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Rear Axle Nuts

DO NOT use axel nuts from any source unless they are confirmed to be good used originals, real NOS parts, or new repro parts confirmed to be equivalent in all respects to oem parts.
The aftermarket...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 21 stud Flathead pistons

Some questions I have for you Tim, after reading all the previous posts here:

1.) After cleaning all the piston tops, you say they all have the arrows, but are they also all marked "STD" or just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1939 Shifter Tower Leather Gasket

I make all kinds of round gaskets and washers in rubber, leather, and various types of plastic, as needed. Make inexpensive dies from metal tubing, pipe, and even worn out hole saws, etc., using the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,582
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: rear axle nut torque

I've taken a good number of complete '35 to '40 Ford banjo rears apart to either salvage their parts or to rebuild them, and in most all cases the rear axle nuts were not torqued properly with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

That was the first Early Ford Flathead V-8 website that I tuned into, probably in the mid to late 90's. I felt very fortunate to have found that for all the friends and great information found there....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Great catch Allen, and with respect, sorry about posting all the other trivia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Yes Rob, the machinest who actually modified this driveshaft to my specs, specializes in making custom driveshafts/drivelines and the repair of most any type of driveshaft. During the process he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Vic
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Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: Vic

Look up his personal profile page here, and send him a PM (Personal Message). He still posts here on a long running thread.... "What I did on my lunch hour" or some similar title.
He actually does...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

Sounds good Brian. I agree, doing the tubular driveshaft as the pictures show, is easier and more cost effective than going.with the solid drive shaft and center bearing. I can have a tube drive...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 1936 ford diff gear change

I'm thinking the other guys have covered everything necessary on special tools, but would just like to mention that I rebuilt the rear in my '35 fordor sedan last summer using 3.54 gears with 6...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By JM 35 Sedan
Re: 37 parts left over

Good on you guys for your willingness to share your extra parts with other members!!

FYI... I'm thinking 37 Cab's driveshaft is the tubular version that was also used on '35 & '36, while DHowse's...
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