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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By sunshine
Re: Good sounding single muffler

Smiths rotted out on my 39 in just 2 years . I thought I was running it long enough to dry up the condensation . On my 47 they are still good after 15 years . It makes you wonder where are they made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-06-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,837
Posted By sunshine
Re: Patina or Paint?

Leave it , there is always later ,you canít undo a restoration .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,589
Posted By sunshine
Re: Want o go highway speeds ??? Need opinions.

I have a stock 39 pkp. How are you going to stop this thing going 70 you didnít say what you are going to do for brakes ????
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By sunshine
Re: Chevy-shop

I bought one from him Several years ago and it works great .he makes these gears .I think .its seems funny getting some minute part for your Ford from the Chevy Shop
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 16,307
Posted By sunshine
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I am 83 , you guys in your 70s that 80 mark donít go there . Thatís when everything went to HELL for me Sunshine I
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,575
Posted By sunshine
Re: USPS damage in shipping

As I posted before I worked for the PO. For 36 years been retired for 25 , what A mess it is now . I will not send anything thru the PO. They canít even get Christmas cards delivered for 2 months ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By sunshine
Re: My old red tonner on a music video.

What a great song and talent .I drove my 47 pkp. Past the camera for two days for a movie . When it came out all you saw of my truck was one flash by . What a great video and song . I hope they have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,197
Posted By sunshine
Re: V-8 Times

Iím sorry but the PO. Is at fault here , I worked for them for 38 years , been retired for 25 years . There was a lot of waste way back then ,so I canít imagine the waste now . I have been in my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,533
Posted By sunshine
Re: V8 times

Finally got mine on Fri the 8th . I worked for the PO for 36 years , I donít know whatís going on now. Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,533
Posted By sunshine
V8 times

Has anyone on the East Coast received their Nov. Dec. Times. Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,353
Posted By sunshine
Re: Looked at this old truck today. Someone save her

My 39 looked that bad , I did the mechanicals and am driving it like it is ,I hope someone younger than me will save it . I think it is a 46 or 47 .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-18-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,232
Posted By sunshine
Re: Choke/throttle rods set up

Clem the rods on my 39 pkp. Took some tweaking , bending to get to not bind on the new dash grommets . I am still not able to get the throttle to stay where. I want it .Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-12-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By sunshine
Re: Workin the plan??

Thank you JIM for the great distributors you have built for me . You know the worst thing this pandemic has done to us is it has stolen our FREEDOM .Merry Christmas and Happier New Year Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,217
Posted By sunshine
Re: The fun begins

I have 39 pkp. I wish it looked like that , but I chose to leave it original . The fuel pump with the bowl is not original to the 39 and is causing some of the kinking , you can take the fuel pump...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By sunshine
Log in

I all of sudden I have to log in every time .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,149
Posted By sunshine
Re: Use of Slip plate to lube springs

Clem I use fifth wheel grease on my 39 pkp. Front and back , but I had the springs completely off of the truck and apart . On the 47 I jacked the it up by the frame and forced it onto the leafs with...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By sunshine
Re: Just curious, 47 PU

Entirely different Body , the 47 Cab was like the 40 and 41 cabs , The grill was vertical bars . Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,484
Posted By sunshine
Re: Choke/Throttle rods

Clem on my 39 pkp. My C T throttle rods come straight out through the fire wall and. Are bent down to engage the carb.This truck was prettymuch unmolested when I got it , but who knows . I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By sunshine
Re: hurricane

Clem thank you for your thoughts and prayers I have a daughter who lives in New Orleans ,and we are worried. She servived Katrina . You think she would learn . Sunshine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By sunshine
Re: Unusual flathead distributor.

Ford tractor ?.?? We
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By sunshine
Re: Mercury Flathead on Craigs list MN

On the Barn I hear guys saying These flathead V8s are getting so hard to find anymore . Then when someone has one to sell it is not worth anything . So there goes another one to the scrap heap . Are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By sunshine
Re: There must be a better way

Tom you are doing a helmet dist. The only thing worse is the Rabbit ear cap that was used on the 2 bolt dist. I donít see how you can possibly get the wires to stay in using the crimped ends .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938-39 truck door mirror

Tinker I got one from Fred Wilmer of So. Side Obsolete ph. No. 507 332 6789 Heis in Faribault MN. They are paintable steel not chrome . This for my 39 pkp. He said they are military surplus....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938 Ford Pickup wheels/tires

Bart there is a set of 4 radial and good looking wheels 4 sale on the Barn Swap area in FL. subahine
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-23-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By sunshine
Re: 1938 Ford Pickup wheels/tires

Great looking truck , looks like my 39 when I bought it . My rims were so pitted I had to find some better ones , I found a guy who was street rodding a 37 car . They hold air very well . The old...
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