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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Stoker280
53 F250 Master Cylinder copper gaskets

Hi folks, I replaced the master cylinder on the truck I am restoring and low and behold I have a leak at the copper gaskets that seal the bolt and distribution block to the master cylinder body. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Stoker280
Transmission and rear end oil

What grade oil would be best suited for the original 1953 4 speed transmission for a 1953 F250? And rear end oil?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By Stoker280
Pressure plate bolt torques

I replaced the clutch disk and pressure plate in the truck I am working on and the 17-20 foot pounds of torque seems a little light to me. Itís my first clutch replacement on something other then a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Stoker280
No endplay in crank

I just installed my crankshaft with all new bearings and when I tried to pry the crank to one end or the other to check for end play, there doesnít seem to be any at all. The crank rotates freely and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,299
Posted By Stoker280
Re: Ford V8 vendors

Anyone know if any Canadian suppliers? The duty and exchange rate is a real pain.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Stoker280
Bolt sizes for pressure plate and bell housing

I am restoring a 1953 M250 classic (basically a 53 F250) with a 239 flat head and 4 speed transmission. I have the opportunity to get some hardware from a work site that is being closed. I was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Stoker280
Head bolt question

I have two different length head bolts for my C8BA 239 flathead V8. I have the torque sequence chart, but nothing telling me what position the long na short ones go in. Is there a specific layout?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Stoker280
DOT3 or DOT5 Brake fluid

I recently replaced the entire brake system on my 1953 Mercury M250 Classic. I am looking for some advice on whether to use DOT3 or DOT5 fluid. I will not be driving the vehicle a lot and it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-18-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Stoker280
New brakes drums 1953 F250

I am looking for new drums for a 1953 F250. Front and rear. I can find the rest of everything I need front LMC and or Mid Fifty. But the drums seem to be eluding me. They are 8 bolt. I canít find any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Stoker280
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Stoker280
Drum brakes 1953 Mercury M250 Classic

Hi folks, I am looking to install new brakes (stay with the original drums) on my 1953 Mercury M250. Until now I have been getting most of my parts shipped from the US as I live in Canada and my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Stoker280
Re: Transmission question M250

Would you happen to have any specs or part numbers for this band? I will need to get a pad put in and I would like to be able to tell the shop the thinkness. Also, my springs are pretty rusty. Any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-25-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Stoker280
Transmission question M250

I am restoring a 1953 mercury M250 Classic and I am looking for some transmission information. The truck has a 239 flat head V8 with a 4 speed transmission And 4.86 rear end. My first question is on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-12-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By Stoker280
17 inch split rim replacment

I am restoring a 53 Mercury M250 and it currently has the original 17 inch split rims. I would like to swap them out with something safer but still keep the same height and look of the truck. Any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Stoker280
1953 M250 Classic questions

Hi, this is my first attempt at vehicle restorations and Internet forum discussions so please be patient. I have a 53 M250 Classic purchased out of western Canada. The flathead was seized and after...
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