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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 593
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: There's paint under there!!!

the tv show garage squad did a F3 not many years ago, sprayed it with gloss clear and even the names on the door came out great
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Stock '41 V8: Is it 59, 59A or 59AB?

"A" actually 81a unless it has the Mercury engine and then it would be a 99a. does you seriel number begin with an 18-zzzzzz?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-05-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Cosmoline is pretty tough !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

looks like canadian military--yep gas out in the yard in sunlight was the only way to get it off/out of bearings
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,224
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Rebuilt starter

send the starter to auto electric in greenville, sc. they have been rebuilding them since 1949 and Glenn gets them right!! I know he does about 10 starters for me each year for customer cars
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 665
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 P/U WOC1 - Project

does not look like an army truck engine!, seriously the only problem you will have putting this engine in a 40 will be fan clearance. there has been a post on modifying an original 40 fan mount to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,297
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

you have to quit showing me these pictures! so interesting. I have a book on WW2 German ford trucks, I want them all. the 40/41 is a 41--flat dash not raised in the center
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Cobwebs/black soot & oily plugs

Lawson the days are getting longer, the sun is getting brighter and long rides in Apatchy are coming so don't despair! My old flatheads, Woodie and Little Red aren't being driven either. As far as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 48 woody question

twist nails down the windshield post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Finally got it home

I have had two 41 pick ups with the 4 cylinder engines, know of one in an army generator and another put into a model a strip down. they had mounts/cam shafts for a fuel pump, distributors are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Oil pump & pan?

bend the pick up tube for more clearance would be my recommendation
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Bob Drake fuel sending unit / customer service

what "back order Bob" did not have the correct answer??? which is "No one ever had that problem before" or is that Carpenter?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Missing main caps a big problem?

yeah, I have a 5 gallon bucket of caps and have been able to match a few to other blocks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Missing main caps a big problem?

missing caps requires a line bore for sure. caps are not too hard to find I have a few from busted blocks

what is the block bored to now? how much more to get 3 5/16
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: rear and front bumper brackets on 41 ford

no pick ups 40/41 have a drop coming off the frame to lower the bumper
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Flathead identification

look at how the oil filter is attached, no special boss. uses old style oil filter housing. check to see if they are aluminum
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 47 pickup 100vs60 mph speedometer

go to the rear axle housing and look at the bottom rib on the input side--there will be two number located there, may need to scrape off accumulated crud to read--this is you rear axle ratio. divide...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Two 8ba Engine Noise Questions?

fuel pump, fuel pump push rod either of these could do the sound
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-13-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Difference, 1987 '40 Ford Book & new one ?

thank you Kube, a lot of us used the old book, your new one will be a great read.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Can't Find Neutral in 1940 4-Speed Tranny

have you had the top off the trans? do the forks engage the rings on the gears? take the top off and look into the case and see if both 1/2 and 3/4 gears are free
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Difference, 1987 '40 Ford Book & new one ?

but for years there were no such thing as a "BOOK" on a 40 or any other and Benny Bottle and Wayne Moore tried to help us back then to do a better restoration, yes not as detailed as the new book but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1946 Ford pickup steering wheel

sorry it will not. in 1948 ford went to a splined shaft, before that it was a tapered with a key way. your steering wheel is a 40 standard fits all pick ups from 1940 to 47
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,034
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: I'd like to start a new thread on the components used in building a flathad

77b , watch out for regrinds on stock cams, the base circle can get pretty small. of course adjustable lifters with hole drilled low on the lifter bore to aid in adjusting lifters
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,034
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: I'd like to start a new thread on the components used in building a flathad

40 block with little oil pressure, upon inspection found this. Front gallery plug left out. The old school builder had left this out probably 20 years ago. found one in my stash to put in
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