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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Help with Big Truck hubs and brakes

Thank you, Bruce.
I am fortunate, my truck was pretty complete, and does have the original tools, even that big socket!
There are two yellow painted bolts, partly threaded into the axle end, at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By wingerdinger
Help with Big Truck hubs and brakes

I am hoping that someone can steer me toward some information on how to remove and reinstall/service/torque the wheel hub/brake drum assemblies on my 1935 Ford 1-1/2 ton truck.
It has full floating...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-22-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,047
Posted By wingerdinger
1935 Ford Stakebed model 51 1-1/2 ton

I'm still working on it, but I have a good start.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By wingerdinger
I need help with a '35 Flathead engine issue

I have a 1935 Ford Big Truck, with the 85HP Flathead V8.
I am having trouble getting it to run properly.
I have owned this vehicle a short time, and when I got it, it didn't run, and all I did...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-23-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: 1935 Truck Hydrostatic fuel sender help

Thank you all for your effort, I found one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: 1935 Truck Hydrostatic fuel sender help

https://flic.kr/p/tWUXfD https://flic.kr/p/tWUZTK https://flic.kr/p/tWUXfD here are two pics, I forgot to add them.
https://flic.kr/p/tWUZTK
Forum: Early V8 06-19-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By wingerdinger
1935 Truck Hydrostatic fuel sender help

I have a 1935 Big truck (model 51), with the original hydrostatic fuel gauge system. I am in the process of cleaning out the fuel tank and restoring a corroded fuel gauge sender.
The sending unit...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By wingerdinger
1935 Truck Hydrostatic fuel sender help

I FOUND ONE, THANK YOU ALL.
I have a 1935 Big truck (model 51), with the original hydrostatic fuel gauge system.
It is the same as the pickup, the sender mounts on the bottom of the fuel tank.

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,418
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Gas Gauge Thread

Thank you, Morrisgauge, for the document. I have been looking for something like that for a while.
My tank unit is in fair condition after soaking and cleaning, except that the air chamber is full...
Forum: Early V8 05-30-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Where can I find heater hose?

I have had several suggestions to just remove the markings with lacquer thinner or acetone, then condition the rubber with Armour All type conditioners.
It seems nobody makes an unmarked hose, so I...
Forum: Early V8 05-27-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Where can I find heater hose?

3 pages back already?? bump
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,265
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Birds in my shop

I agree with Pete. I have a plastic owl with a moving head, and it does a good job of keeping the birds out of my open wood shed.
Forum: Early V8 05-26-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By wingerdinger
Where can I find heater hose?

I am having a hard time finding heater hose for my 1935 Ford truck.
I want to keep it Ford correct, so I want plain, unmarked, black 5/8" heater hose. I'd like to get about 6 feet.
Anybody?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-27-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,477
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Thermostats ?

Hi Jack (don't say that in an airport, lol),
The reason that most of us prefer not to install the additional clamp is that we want to keep our vehicle `show correct'. We want it to look as original...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: skip hainey #

His proper name is Skip Haney.
His web site is:
http://www.fordcollector.com/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,745
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: `35 Truck 3 brush generator oddity

Well, I got the generator apart, and fixed the wire, it turned out to be the lead from the cutout to a brush. I fixed it, cleaned things, and put it back together.
I still had no charge, so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,745
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: `35 Truck 3 brush generator oddity

Thanks, guys, I appreciate your comments.
Kevin, the field wire that is broken is right near the brush connection, so I think I have enough wire to open the crimped portion, and re-crimp the wire....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,745
Posted By wingerdinger
`35 Truck 3 brush generator oddity

I have a `35 1-1/2 ton truck, new to me, starting to get things working.
The generator is not charging, so I pulled it for a look.
The generator has a broken field coil wire, so I don't suspect the...
Forum: Early V8 01-12-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By wingerdinger
FOUND! `35 cast iron intake with tall generator mount

FOUND ONE THANKS GUYS

I need an intake manifold with the taller 4" generator flange.
Here are the dimensions:
Each measurement is taken from the base of the manifold, where it mounts to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,395
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: Shop wireing Question

You can build yourself a 12 volt power supply, there are instructions for it on the internet. Just a rectifier won't work, you will need to convert 120 volts AC to 12vDC, and so you need a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: `35 intake manifold - differences in aluminum and years

I have decided to stick with cast iron.
Here are two pictures of mine, and one on my spare motor, which is the same.
The pictures don't show too much, as the manifold is still in the truck.
Jim in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By wingerdinger
Re: `35 intake manifold - differences in aluminum and years

I am reluctant to admit what is wrong with my current manifold, but here goes..
I was in the middle of replacing the clutch and pressure plate, and looked under the hood to see if I had adequate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,819
Posted By wingerdinger
`35 intake manifold - differences in aluminum and years

I need to replace the intake manifold on my 1935 Ford 1-1/2 ton.
The one I have is cast iron.

Is there any advantage to going to an aluminum manifold, or a newer one if it fits?
I read somewhere...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,010
Posted By wingerdinger
1935 Ford truck intake manifold.. differences?

I need to replace the intake manifold on my 1935 Ford 1-1/2 ton.
The one I have is cast iron.

Is there any advantage to going to an aluminum manifold, or a newer one if it fits?
I read somewhere...
Forum: Early V8 01-07-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 866
Posted By wingerdinger
FOUND ONE- `35 Truck Intake Manifold

FOUND ONE THANKS GUYS

Looking for a nice intake manifold for a 1935 Ford big truck.
Cast Iron, in ready to use condition.
Maybe someone can tell me what models and years will fit?
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