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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By third_edition
Re: 39 Pickup Cab Mounting

Just out of curiosity, some of the bolts (in the center of the cab) have no springs while the bolts at either end have springs. How is this supposed to work? I would have thought solid throughout...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By third_edition
Re: Bolts for Pickup Box to Frame (1939)

Thanks for everybody's input...

I've decided to TIG weld a set of bolts for my truck. I can get the exact length I need and use fine thread "donor bolts". I will fab up a little "jig" to ensure...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By third_edition
Re: Bolts for Pickup Box to Frame (1939)

Thanks to all of you for your help - BTW, I talked to Mike and although they used to sell these (they were in the old Roy Nacewicz catalogue) he had to discontinue them as they were almost impossible...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By third_edition
Bolts for Pickup Box to Frame (1939)

Hi All,

I am hoping someone here can help me out...

The box on my 1939 P/U rests on boards which are bolted to the frame. In between the boards and the frame, the truck uses Wooden cross...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By third_edition
39 Pickup Cab Mounting

Hi All,

Does anyone have pictures of the correct way to mount a 39 Pickup Cab to the frame?

I bought the correct wood (which seems to fit properly to the bottom of the cab) and I bought...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,789
Posted By third_edition
Re: Question for 39 pickup experts

Kevin / Bill, I have pm'd both of you.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,789
Posted By third_edition
Re: Question for 39 pickup experts

Hi Bill,

Looks like you could use the outer trim ring (if you are interested) and Kevin could use the centre strip if he is interested.

I am in need of some parts for my truck, maybe we...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,789
Posted By third_edition
Re: Question for 39 pickup experts

So, this is what I have...

Bill, will the outer ring fit on your '38?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,789
Posted By third_edition
Re: Question for 39 pickup experts

Hmmm, I've been considering Not Using the outer trim ring and centre bar that came with my '39 Pickup.

I was going to list it in the want ad section after I finish my project - don't usually sell...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By third_edition
Re: Pressure Plate

I ordered a replacement clutch from RAM and they sent me a three finger design (like number two). I believe the original clutches were three finger design, but I can't say that for sure.

The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By third_edition
Oil Pan Baffles?

I watched this YouTube Movie last night about the Flathead V8 and it's story. It was a good show, but they talked about some of the problems Ford encountered with the 1932 Engine, one of which was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By third_edition
Re: 1939 Pickup Radiator Help!

Those look like they would work. Thanks for everybody’s help with this!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By third_edition
Re: 1939 Pickup Radiator Help!

Says "MEP" on one of them.
Any idea who or what MEP stands for?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By third_edition
Re: Truck bed

One more time...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By third_edition
Re: Truck bed

I am having a few problems with the images (converting from HEIC from my iphone to JPEG) - I think the file size or dimensions are too big.

Hopefully, I can get this to work. :confused:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 932
Posted By third_edition
Re: Truck bed

On my 39 Pickup, there are several cross frames, but it also uses a "wood kit" on the frame.

If it is "as built - mine was not", the floor of the bed should be steel like a modern pickup truck,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By third_edition
Re: 1939 Pickup Radiator Help!

I would like it to work, but I would like it to look correct.

I considered putting hoses on the bottom which had a "step" in them, but there is only about 2 inches from the face of the outlets on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By third_edition
1939 Pickup Radiator Help!

When I bought my pickup it had a radiator in it that seems to fit well, except for one small problem, the lower outlets are about 1 1/2" lower than the water pump inlets.

Sure enough, I pulled it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By third_edition
Re: 35 to 40 Frame

Thanks to all for your help.

I may have to do a job on the original frame - "what rust lurks under my classic Ford? only the sand blaster knows"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By third_edition
Re: 35 to 40 Frame

Would there be any wrecking yards in Arizona, California or Nevada which typically have a lot of classic parts cars?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By third_edition
Re: 35 to 40 Frame

I'm actually in Arizona (Lake Havasu City) on holiday now and could go and take a look at any in a days drive (there and back).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By third_edition
35 to 40 Frame

Is there currently anyone reproducing 35 - 40 frames (replacement for the original)?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By third_edition
Re: Early flathead dimensions

Thanks for all of your input, I am picking up my motor tomorrow and I have to travel a fair distance with it in the back of my pickup...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By third_edition
Early flathead dimensions

Can anyone help with this...

I am picking up my long block 46 flathead from the engine rebuilders and I need to build a wooden cradle for transporting it in the back of my pickup.

The pan and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By third_edition
Re: Flathead Oil Pumps - need help!

Thanks to everyone for your advice!

George
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