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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Bodywork on Fender

Great advice from everyone. Appreciate the responses. But can someone explain to me how you put metal etchers on and then wash it off with WATER and don't get rust right away (at least this is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-18-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By 40fordpu
Bodywork on Fender

1940 1/2 ton pickup with what I believe to be very old paint/rust. I have removed most of it with a 40 or 60 grit disc. But what is the remainder left over (and its not "pitting" as far as I can...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 1941 Shock Mounting Bolts - Size, Grade and Source?

Second that on Roy. Fordscript.com I believe. Good guy. Give him a call or have someone check the bible - might be in there.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Headlight bucket internals

Rivets are fine. I see the 4 holes now. Thanks. Anyone have the correct orientation of the ring to the bucket? Picture? Are both right and left bucket the same orientation? Thanks again
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup bed spare tire location

Makes sense. Just slightly above resting on running board I imagine.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup front fender bracing

Do you guys have a picture of the correct one?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,278
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Priming & painting a 35-40 frame

For the dip process. Are we talking just rust prevention or paint as well?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pickup bed spare tire location

Trying to determine the location of the spare tire mount. Anyone have specifics on stock location. Angle of carrier to top of bed? Angle of "triangle or V at top of carrier" in accordance to stake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By 40fordpu
Headlight bucket internals

40/41 pickup headlight bucket. See picture. If I remember correctly, the grey internal ring is somehow "attached/welded" to actual bucket - mine is currently loose. Can someone please help with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pickup front fender bracing

Had this brace on the front fender. Internally - large side against inside of fender closest to frame. Small side unattached. Does this look "familiar" or is this something someone added? If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pickup bed spare tire location

Trying to determine the location of the spare tire mount. Anyone have specifics on stock location. Angle of carrier to top of bed? Angle of "triangle or V at top of carrier" in accordance to stake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By 40fordpu
Headlight bucket internals

40/41 pickup headlight bucket. See picture. If I remember correctly, the grey internal ring is somehow "attached/welded" to actual bucket - mine is currently loose. Can someone please help with...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-01-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pickup front fender bracing

Had this brace on the front fender. Internally - large side against inside of fender closest to frame. Small side unattached. Does this look "familiar" or is this something someone added? If...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pu Bed to Wood Hardware

Understood. Read somewhere you are working on a "book" that might help some of us out. Is this true?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pu Bed to Wood Hardware

Great thank you. Was this information located anywhere in the green bible? I looked over it pretty carefully and couldn't find it
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-14-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pu Bed to Wood Hardware

Good Afternoon. What is the factory correct bolt and hardware used to attach the front of the bed subframe to the front wood frame (the horizontal bolt)? Believe it is a carriage bolt but what are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup bed build

Very helpful thank you!!! So the rear crossmember to beside post were welded all the way around underneath correct? Hard to tell by that second picture.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup bed build

Looks like my last response came at the same time yours did. Appreciate it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup bed build

Part of my assumption about buying the "best" reproduction bed kit at top dollar is that they would preassemble the kit and make sure that when you align the "alignment screws" that the panels would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,688
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tank

Great thanks everyone. started another thread on the bed build with question of course. If you guys have time check it out and comment.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: 40/41 pickup bed build

Instructions after installing the front panel are as follows - further along in process.

It is time to work on the backside of the bed. You will need a large carpenters square and a couple of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,688
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tank

better picture
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,688
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tank

Yeah I get that things aren't perfect. So I began to assemble bed. original picture shows the neck touching the rear of the sub rail. Look at attached picture. Sub rail does not line up with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By 40fordpu
40/41 pickup bed build

Looking for some advice on the bed build for a 40/41 pickup. Attached are some pictures. Working with a NCT bed kit all new metal.

Picture one. Placement of stake pocket braces. Are they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,688
Posted By 40fordpu
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tank

Thanks everyone for the replies and pictures. I used a large C clamp and very carefully bent the neck straight. Seemed like it might have been "damaged" at one point. Still hits my sub rail but...
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