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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2021, 02:07 AM
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Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: Informal poll - 1948-52 F-1 Front Disc Kit

Just curious.... have any of you tested to see if a 1 inch bore master cylinder actually gives redundancy in your brake system?

Many years back in converted my f1 to dual reservoir and found that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: 51 f1

I had something similar happen to me once in my f1. In my case it ended up beeing the pin in thr carrier that the spider gears are on sheared the roll pin, allowing it walk out a bit and smack the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Still have family in meyersdale? I have made some friends down that way.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

And thanks again for all the nice remarks... I try to introduce our kids to as much as we can... I also do my best to help out any other folks in the community if they have an interest in old cars.. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Thanks, it is actually a late series 2a... so a few diferneve from a series 3.

It is a great vehicle, my wife's favorite to drive. Has a rover diesel and fairy overdrive... so can actually...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Yup same truck... that is back when I first built it 12 years and 185,000 miles ago.

I originally had a rusty 51 hood on it that I replaced with a better 52 hood.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

The guys keep calling it "the 38" so no actual name as of yet....

I have let the 11 year old mess around with driving a standard in the driveway. And both girls I have shown how to drive our...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I haven't had to touch the mechanicals at all this fall other than changing oil.... but we have been driving it a lot so I did have to put new rear tires on since the old snow tires I had on it wore...
Forum: Model-A 11-18-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: 1929 briggs 4 door

He would probally take less
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2020, 07:47 PM
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Views: 1,026
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: 1929 briggs 4 door

I talked him into dropping the price down to 3 k
Forum: Model-A 09-28-2020, 09:09 PM
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Views: 1,026
Posted By fordf1trucknut
1929 briggs 4 door

listing it for a friend.

Nice metal. Was somewhat disassembled for restoration.. so some of the wood needs replaced.

Engine ran well when parked inside once the resto was started.. it still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Took another long drive in the 38 this weekend and it ran great even in the HOT weather and the long drive back up the mountain to home..... didnt have to fix or adjust anything!!!

I did change...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Well looking like the model a chassis that donated the 39 hydraulic brakes may eventually get a new life...


I got a call out of the blue to come get some A parts cheap......

Well I got a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I built the truck and made my own 4x4 conversion axle 12 years back and 185000 miles ago out of the left over junk from building my black f-1.

I cut up and cut down a front Dana 44 to be the right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Thanks so much for all the kind words..... I let my daughter read some of the music comments and it made her day.

We took it on a fairly long 2 hour drive this weekend in the heat and it ran...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Wow, thanks so much for all the kind words!!! I am very humbled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I dont think we have any videos of us live on youtube... some are on facebook..

But here is our original album on youtube if you want to hear our originals..
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Thanks everyone!!

I try my best to raise my girls as motorheads... they love old cars, help often and love going to the racetrack and really love it when I race.

I try to take my role as dad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Then though here and though the hamb I finally located the missing parts I needed, except the grill trim.. I ended up having to MAKE the missing pieces.


So with the TLC this old car cleaned up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next I replaced the busted rear glass, drivers rear door glass, and found a nicer windshield frame with new glass in it.

I also put a headliner in it and hogringed a new piece of mohair on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Ordered up new hoses, wheel cylinders, master cylinder, etc.

And let our daughters (age 7 and 11) totally do the brake conversion (with supervision).

It took them a full day but they had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next I put the engine in..... and started looking for a v8 85 radiator.. as well as all the missing dash, grill and hood ornament.

I also needed to redo the brakes..... I was going to stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,326
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next step was to find an original 85hp engine since that is what this car originally had.

Lucked out and a friend had a runner out of car that was street rodded.
Hauled it home and my little one...
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