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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By gundoca
leaky fuel pump

I rebuilt the original fuel pump about a year ago and all works well. Problem occurs after it sits for extended periods, the pump leaks around the diaphragm a lot and I have to tighten the the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By gundoca
Re: paint or clear coat

I like that idea, thanks. BTW nice tonner.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By gundoca
paint or clear coat

The chrome on the grill is peeling bad but do not have the resources to re-chrome. Was thinking of either painting or clear coating (kind of like the rough/shiny look of it). I have half wire...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-20-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By gundoca
Re: '38 one ton cab mounting blocks

I made my own from some old oak pallets and a band saw. Fortunately, I had the old ones for templates. The front in the two first pictures are the tapered ones, the furthest bolt to the front I used...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By gundoca
Re: ID Brake cable - not for 39 pickup?

Looks like one of the four brake cables on my 38 tonner.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,225
Posted By gundoca
Re: Gas prices

Just filled up at Sam's for $1.55 here in Lubbock. Not a good time to be a rough neck....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By gundoca
Re: 1941 Ford Fuel Tank

Mine is at the radiator shop now, going to braze the pin holes then put a liner in it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By gundoca
Re: 38 truck windsheild

Good info guys, stretching would have been my first move.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By gundoca
38 truck windsheild

About ready to tackle windshield, anyone have pointers/tips? Frame is rusty an missing glass, remaining rubber is crumbling. Gasket is on the way, does bonded mean it's glued or just sandwiched in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,939
Posted By gundoca
Re: Info on sound deadening.

Anyone tried spray foam on the roof??? Just curious.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-10-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By gundoca
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By gundoca
Re: 38 one ton floor board

What about the other three holes???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By gundoca
38 one ton floor board

Anyone know what the three holes under the column and pedal holes are for???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By gundoca
Re: rusty tranny

Mine was full of water from sitting for 50 years. Water travelled down the torque tube and filled the rear an turned into a solid piece of sludge rust and metal. Had to disassemble, clean and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By gundoca
Re: 38 handbrake routing

Thanks for the pictures, I was trying to go up thru the speedo hole below the handle making the cable too short.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By gundoca
38 handbrake routing

38 one ton did not come with hand brake cable. Anyone know how the cable routes, footboard, firewall or some other way???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By gundoca
Re: 38 pedals

I was actually wondering about copper pipe, but this is even better. Will be making a trip to Lowe's later. How about disassembly and reassembly, any of it beyond the obvious??
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By gundoca
38 pedals

Any suggestions on replacing bushings on a 38 one ton pedal assembly?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,374
Posted By gundoca
Re: Where can I find Oil Bath filter screen mesh?

I have seen it at Tractor Supply for tractors, but it was not copper.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By gundoca
Re: pinion removal

Success!!! Bottle Jack inside and two propane torches heating the throat, came right out. Good thing too, inner bearing is trash/rusty paper weight.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By gundoca
Re: pinion removal

Yes, was thinking of a steering wheel puller on it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By gundoca
Re: pinion removal

I have a small bottle Jack that barely fits inside, just worried about pushing against the differential case.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By gundoca
Re: pinion removal

This is not a banjo rear end, its a floating axle in a 38 one tonner. The pumpkin was full of water when I opened it and now I am trying to disassemble as far as I can. The outer pinion bearing was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By gundoca
pinion removal

Trying to remove pinion on a heavy duty Timken axle. Is there a trick to removing the inner bearing???
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By gundoca
Re: 38 tonner rear end progress

Fortunately the tag was still attached, 9-37 makes a 4.11. At first inspection the pitting doesn't seem to bad. More cleaning and breakdown will tell more.... Wondering if the torque tube is...
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