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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
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: 397
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: 22
Views: 1,620
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: 981
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: 619
Posted By sunshine
Re: Unusual flathead distributor.

Ford tractor ?.?? We
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,363
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: 1,003
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: 340
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: 491
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: 491
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...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By sunshine
Re: Need a little help on this!

Is the cap fitting freely onto the dist. I know you have the correct rotor for the crabb . Or it would keep the cap away from fitting at all . I guess I was lucky with mine I had a NOC and clips. Are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Ken Ala that sure looks nice . My problem is the engine is in a 47 pkp.and am standing on my old head at 83 but I will get it done , might not look quiet so good . Just so it works . I know I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

38 Bill and coop man Thank You very much for the pictures . That’s exactly what I wanted to see .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Thank you Seery I have 47 truck it should have the rabbit ear type cap .which has been on the truck for 18. Years . It started having shorts in the wires . So I decided to change to Crabb. BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By sunshine
Re: Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Thank you. Bill . I just want to see how the wires are configured going in to the crabb cap , with a 90 or straight in . I am trying to use my stock looms . How are the 3 and 5 configured which as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-18-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By sunshine
Crabb dist.setup pictures ??

Does anyone have a picture they could share of the wires connected..This on a. 47 Truck so it is not stock I cannot find a picture in a search. Thank You BOB
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-11-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By sunshine
Re: Truck Doors

I have a 39 and a 47 pkps. I never even considered wether the doors were interchangeable . You made me go and look and take some measurements .The hinges are spaced the same bottom of bottom to top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By sunshine
Re: Spark plug wires

Thanks Jeff how are you doing in these difficult days . Michael has already supplied me with the rotor I needed , his wires are stated as original equipment. Style . I have those already . They...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-04-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By sunshine
Spark plug wires

After 18 years my 47 truck with the rabbit ear dristributor cap started giving me problems . So I want to go with the crab , so what are the best wires to use ,the present wires are stiff and have a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,833
Posted By sunshine
Re: hood latch locked in position 39 pickup

Clem on my 39 Pickup it points to the passenger side SUNSHINE .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,833
Posted By sunshine
Re: hood latch locked in position 39 pickup

Clem if wasnít for this VIRUS you could come over here to Sunshine MD. And we could look at my 39 it works and does not look like it has been apart , the truck has never been restored .you know the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-25-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By sunshine
Re: Not Mart's Garage. Me, Mrs Mart and the dog in Derbyshire.

Mart here in MD. USA. We have quite a few old water driven mill sites some have been preserved , and some destroyed for progress. There are many roads with the word MILL in the name with no remains...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,121
Posted By sunshine
Re: I guess its time ???

Jim thanks for your GREAT Service , Take care of your self SUNSHINE.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-12-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By sunshine
Re: 32 Pa. LicenPlates now legal on my 32 now

In MD. You can use YOM. But you have to have your regular tag with you. We also have a sticker system for reg tag renewal , so if your car is 60 I believe you can get a black sticker and there are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By sunshine
Re: side view mirror

On my 39 pkp. I soak mine with Gibbs pentrating oil , then used my air chisel with the pointed attachment after center punching the bottom of the pin you are only doing the top hinge so it is easy...
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