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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Older style synchro

to fit a later style syncro you will need to replace the shifter fork to a 91 (1939) fork. your syncro looks good but according to your problem list, I would at least replace the wear parts and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Installing windshield glass 46 ford

somewhat correct, it is better with at least two people, place window on the inside and pull string to outside, use soapy water for a lubricant, be sure the string crosses over itself so you can make...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 50/50 antifreeze and Water Wetter

here in the south, water wetter is good for about 10% down, 2 bottles water wetter, 50/50 mix and go for it. with skips pumps, and the above my 40 wagon runs cool even on the hottest days. Thanks...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1936 Woodie Battery

I buy mine at tractor supply--cheapest I can find with the highest amps--that is wha is in my 40 woodie. secret to long life is a battery maintainer!! I have gone as long as 10 years battery life...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-12-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Any demand for 3 3/4 8BA cranks

I use them to convert 59a blocks and even an A block can be converted , I pull the sleeves bore to 239 standard piston use the 19a rear seal adapter and get a good running original looking 29 to 41...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Non-traditional wiring of Turn Signals on 1939 Ford Covertible

biggest problem I have had with wiring lights on bumpers is the grounds! rusty bolts/frame/bumper irons to solve this I do run a deticated ground wire from the light to a good clean spot on the frame
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,301
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 1 ton express

1/2 ton had car "nose" not the tonner or 3/4 ton which had the big truck "nose"
pictures of my former 1/2 ton 3 cylinder
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: who has (or is interested in) F-1 panel trucks?

my next project is a 41 panel truck, also have a really rough 41 panel parts truck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,301
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 1 ton express

how about a 41 and a 51 3/4 ton stakebeds
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,301
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 1 ton express

life does have a problem getting in the way of playing. definitly would like to see pictures, glad you are back
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-02-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Mystery Splash Pan - What is it off?

all 1940 Ford body styles and 1941 Ford commercial pick up, 1/2 ton panel, sedan delivery and yes under the radiator
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Dash

39 round gauge clusters, 40 has a retanguler one piece clust--suppose you could cut out 39 dash to fit 40 cluster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,983
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: New member, new owner, 1941 pickup with driveability issues

2nd that air cleaner--get rid of it , they do not allow enough air in to run good
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-30-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Happy Wife, Happy Life

just picked up two 65 Ford trucks for a friend of mine for his wife--he has a 51 sedan and wanted a 51 truck to go with it but settled for what she likes!! so I would add to the happy wife--happy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 52 merc crank in 8ba block

blocks/con rods are the same pistons are merc specific to use with 4" throw on the crankshaft
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-26-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 46 pickup 12 volt heater blower motor convert

why not run the 6 volt motor with some voltage reducers in the power lead. I have been doing this for years and still gives you forward/reverse for the blower
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 8BA engine number location

there is no engine/serial number on an 8ba or any other flathead--the serial numbers are on the trans. engine id is accomplished by numbers on the heads, location of water outlets, location of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-25-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Paint colors?

low lustra black was Ford's name for the frame/mechanical paint--semi-gloss, use rustoleum and prime the rusty parts with red rustoleum primer. I have done several frames using this process and all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Christmas wreath,no scratchy

3/4 ton, we have decorated for Christmas for years
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By alanwoodieman
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Truck Engine I brought home

MMO is your friend, pour some down the intake, pour some in cylinders and spin over to disperse it. I have also used 50/50 ATF and acetone, this combo will also remove scrum, Good Luck!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: eab vs 8ba heads

as always, I knew the answer to my question was here, thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 59T-7006 Tranny

unbolt top cover and lift off, the three holes for/aft are the shift lever shafts/tension springs/balls and are suppossed to have caps, the cork plug is just crud in the hole to take the top shifter...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By alanwoodieman
eab vs 8ba heads

what if any advantage of eab heads on an otherwise 8ba stock engine 3 3/4 stroke
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 82,853
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

tool box looks like the one my Dad brought back from the pacific after end of WWII
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