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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 11:16 AM
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Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Well......I torqued hex nut to 150 ft lbs and inserted cotter pin. Buttoned up til Spring now.

Thx....MIke
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Coop & Fordy......the World does not need anymore comedians !!!

Happy Turkey to you guys also.

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Guys....we got 5" of snow yesterday and I didn't get out to the barn. I've made a copy of all this and will pursue it as soon and things clear up.

Thx...Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Mart ....PS ...yes I have adjusted lower pivots to open.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Mart.....going out today when it gets a little warmer (23 now) to tighten things up.

Thx for the info.

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-24-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Guys thx....want to get this buttoned up before the snow storm today.

Coop...yes exactly as you stated. If I tighten to be able to insert cotter pin the wheel will not turn. If I back it off just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-23-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

One last question and I promise not to bother you again.....put the drum on and put in that small gasket & washer....screwed the bolt on and if I tighten too tight in order to get the cotter pin...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-15-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Seery....I already had the fronts completed, but I was sitting there today after I got everything done and I started thinking....crap....I have the left rear now to do in Spring !! I hope I don't...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 155
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Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Glenn yes I do and got it all assembled today as tomorrow is rain and snow.

I sincerely appreciate all the help on this. I’ll do left rear in Spring.

Thx ........Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Sedan Steering Box Removal

I’ll be following this if you get an answer.

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Coop and Glenn.....Guys this is Great !!!!!!!

Thx very much and I promise not to bother you for awhile !!!!!!

My fingers are crossed though !

Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

I'm baaack !!

Mart.....where did you get those pins ? I had to grind away a weld puddle in order to remove them from the links.

Also....Did I read somewhere that the spindle should we wiped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Merc, Glenn and Fordy many thx !!

I had to soak the old shoes in a cleaner last night and then took to a Powerwash to clean up all the gunk and sludge. These shoes I'm assuming are the originals...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Fordy.......I’m referring to the links that are attached to the brake shoes that operate the parking brake. The new shoes do not have those links and the ones on the old shoes appear to be held onto...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Hey Fordy thx ........

I got everything removed in the brakes. The mess under all that stuff is just incredible. I keep saying that but geez what a damn mess.

The links for parking brake a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Went into town and talked with 4 shops and no one has an arbor small enough to chuck the small hub hole. Going to go with Mart's suggestion and go from there.

Thx....Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

31Flam.......I just may do that after I talk with the guys in town in morning. Thx

Fordy....I just MIC'd the ID diameter and it's almost on 12.06 as best as I can see. I went across the top of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Oh Boy......I just came back from the barn and started to unbolt the wheel cylinder.....guess what...only "ONE" bolt was holding it in place !!!! I wash it all again....and brushed and the brake...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Glenn and Fordy .....

Removed the old seal and took out the bearing and cleaned all that crap out of there. I will measure the ID this afternoon. It has a "very small ridge" (1/64) around the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Morning Gentlemen .....It was a long day yesterday cleaning up this place and also my Grand Daughters made a visit and there was wine and pizza and well....you know where that time goes !

First...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Coop.....sent you a photo ! I’ll get back later on the other guys comments. I’ve been outside all day.

Thx......Mike
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Morning again....quick question....the shops in my town say I need to remove the hub before they can chuck the drum for turning. I assume that I need to get someone with a press to remove correct ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Don't have your email addresses sorry !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Morning .... I remembered I did take one photo after I used 3 cans of brake cleaner. I'll send to your emails. Look at the sludge that is still hanging from right shoe. The whole thing was filled...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,499
Posted By mike42
Re: 1940 Brake Bleeding

Guys....thanks to all for this drama ! The drum is off and the leaves picked up for the day and in Northern Michigan it's boozing time and my buddy Jack Daniels is calling ! Just sayin'.....

Mike
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