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Old 02-08-2016, 08:29 AM   #141
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Any chance you have a battery box on that frame you have? I'm working on a 36' also. Any help in finding one would be appreciated.
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Old 02-26-2016, 06:37 PM   #142
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Getting closer folks!! If all goes as planned I hope have this ole jewel running on a video next week'.
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Old 03-01-2016, 10:22 PM   #143
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Great progress!
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Old 03-03-2016, 10:02 PM   #144
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Getting close for the start up!! Waiting on an inner distributor cap to come in then be ready!!
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Old 03-06-2016, 09:51 PM   #145
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Are your waterpumps new? Looking forward to your first start up. My engine in my 35 is going to be a lot like yours. I noticed the block off plates. Is your block a 37?
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Old 03-07-2016, 12:11 AM   #146
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Are your waterpumps new? Looking forward to your first start up. My engine in my 35 is going to be a lot like yours. I noticed the block off plates. Is your block a 37?
I did get new waterpumps.. Looking forward to starting it up as well! I"m assuming it's a 36 block, but it has 32 heads on it I found out last week, so who knows anymore....ha ha..
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Old 03-07-2016, 07:17 PM   #147
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It is definitely a 37 block (unless by some chance they put these blocks in some 36 trucks). It has the water pump block-off plates on it . . . as it was designed for the 37-48 style of water pump.

Great job - can't wait to hear it run and see you take er' down the road.
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Old 03-07-2016, 09:49 PM   #148
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It is definitely a 37 block (unless by some chance they put these blocks in some 36 trucks). It has the water pump block-off plates on it . . . as it was designed for the 37-48 style of water pump.

Great job - can't wait to hear it run and see you take er' down the road.
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Interesting? You talking about the removable plates/covers directly under the pumps? I put 36 pumps on it..
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Old 03-07-2016, 10:05 PM   #149
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Yes those plates are where the 37 waterpumps went. 32-36 had the pumps in the head. 37's were kinda their own motor, 21 stud but with insert bearings and pumps on the front of the block. Some late 36's also had the inserts. My 35 also had a 37 in it with the block off plates and 35 heads.
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:48 PM   #150
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Got the fenders worked on at a restoration shop in town! They wanted to make sure everything fitted after doing some fabricating on them! There gonna look good!!
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Old 03-31-2016, 08:58 PM   #151
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I think I posted these earlier, but I wanna keep this thread as a documentary of start to finish of my project! Heres a couple videos of when I first got it running, and the second is a video of my first drive down the road by the farm, that was a special drive for me that morning!! I wanna say thanks to all you guys for all the support, help and advice. I started out a rookie as these early fords, but I've learned so much as I've went on this project!! Bret


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As I've documented the journey on my facebook as well, it caught the attention of the lady at the local paper, she came to the farm one day, and talked to dad and I about the history of the old truck and actually put the story of the truck on a regional publication here at home called Delta Crossroads. Heres a link to the story if you'd like to read it, it talks about the family connection and some neat history my Dad shed on the subject. Just click on it and it should come up in form you can read the whole magazine. Go to page 76 or 77, that were the story starts. Pretty cool that they did that, she did a good job I thought with the story and using my facebook pictures.

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Hi Everyone, farmboy/Bret, Great story, nice magazine. That stuff is not easy. They did a good job with your family story.
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Old 04-01-2016, 12:27 AM   #154
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Great story. Thank you for sharing. I would hope that you post more photos as you go along. Bill
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Old 04-01-2016, 11:19 AM   #155
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Yes great story. REALLY appreciate the updates neat to follow. A lot of guys start out and you never hear from them again your updated stories and pictures and all are the best!!!

(from a guy with a '35-'36 Ford pickup/truck bias)
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Old 04-01-2016, 06:44 PM   #156
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Cool Video, thanks for posting!
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gotta love these old trucks!!
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I really enjoyed the article - well done and a great story to capture and tell. Thanks for sharing!
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