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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Model51
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

I thought I saw this truck for sale last year? Maybe not but I've seen pictures of it before. Most likely the truck started as a 131 1/2" wheelbase cab and chassis, or had it's Ford factory bed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Model51
Re: Ford Plant Tool Check brass tokens

Lawson,
There's a tool check for sale on eBay just like yours. The seller indicates it's from the Highland Park plant.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Model51
Re: Bullet Wire Connector Help

Thank you both for your suggestions. I'll follow up with those folks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Model51
Re: Ford Plant Tool Check brass tokens

I believe there is a good article in the V-8 Time which identifies the various tool tag markings Ford used. I seem to recall that the letters indicated a specific area of the plant and that the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Model51
Bullet Wire Connector Help

I'm looking for a source to purchase the bullet wire connector which splits the tail light wire and brake light wire when adding the optional right-hand tail lamp assembly in a Truck (not a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,337
Posted By Model51
Re: A forgotten in plain site 1936 Model 51

A couple observations from your pictures. Your truck looks to be fairly original which is good and might be a 157" frame. The other size is 131 1/2". I'm not sure what the extra levers to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,337
Posted By Model51
Re: A forgotten in plain site 1936 Model 51

Hello,
I live in Fairfax Station, VA, so I'm close to you. I'm restoring a 1935 1 1/2" stakebed as a demonstrator truck and have a lot of information, parts and pictures of 1935 and 1936 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Model51
Re: 35 1 1/2 ton truck rear gears

Almost all 1935 and 1936 1 1/2 ton Ford trucks came with the 6:60:1 rear axle ratio even though the 5.14:1 is shown in the period literature as the "standard". The reason was that the lower ratio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

Hopefully I've attached an image of a tube of John Deere Corn Head grease. A few years ago the only way to get it was to purchase a case of 12 from the local John Deere dealer by special order. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

I also have a '35 Model 51 157" truck and am doing a complete restoration. I had to remove old grease from both universal joints and the clamshells. All of the external parts were sandblasted and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,286
Posted By Model51
Re: 1937 Ford Truck

Sorry for the delay. Here are the truck tire and load tables I mentioned in my prior post for large trucks. This information is from the 1935 Ford Truck Dealer Showroom Album but are also valid for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,286
Posted By Model51
Re: 1937 Ford Truck

Well, you may already have all the information you need or want, but just in case, I'll chime in with a few comments.
It looks like you have a 157" wheelbase 1 1/2 ton truck, Model 79 (I think). ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford 1.5 Ton Truck Brakes

Chris - It sort of depends on what you intend to do with your truck. Mechanical brakes work very well as long as there is no the slop in the pivot points, they are properly adjusted and the truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Model51
Re: Wanted: Ford Script version battery cable 40-14313-B

Thanks for the tips. I'll follow up and see what happens.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Model51
Wanted: Ford Script version battery cable 40-14313-B

I'd looking for a source of a Ford script battery ground cable for my 1935 1-1/2 ton truck. It uses the 1933-34 car battery ground cable 40-14313 which is 17 1/2" long, braided with a battery post...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Model51
Re: '37 Model 77 under bed wood risers

Ford used a variety of wood species for 1930's truck beds and with a few exceptions were painted body color. The body color paint was applied to the bed rails, bed wood and all components.
There...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Model51
Re: 35-37 ford pickup question

Also, I agree with oldandtired's summary of the primary differences in the cabs. Also, don't be fooled by added holes in the dash made by dealers and others for ash trays, radios and hot air...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Model51
Re: 35-37 ford pickup question

Only some of the early '35 pickup (Model 50) and big truck (model 51) have garnish molding for the side windows. The first run of cabs were made by Budd. After the first batch, Ford deleted this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,578
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck references

Jim - There's one manufacturer of original style cardboard door inserts and one of ABS styrene. I have not purchased or even seen either set, so I'm not sure what's best. You can also make door...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,578
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck references

Jim - Sorry for not replying sooner. I had to go out of town and just returned.

I agree with Karls summary of the major differences between the pickup and big truck body parts and 35-36-37...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,578
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck references

Just saw this thread. If you are still looking for information, let me know. I'm currently restoring a 1935 157" stake truck and have collected most all of the Ford issued literature and over 200...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Model51
Ford Patent Plate Part Number

What is the base Ford part number for the patent plate on the firewall? I'm headed to the Benson Ford Research Library on Tuesday 1/30/18 and would like to see if they have any drawings of the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,603
Posted By Model51
Re: New To Me 36 Model 51 Dump

I'm willing to share any information I have that can help you. Best to contact me off-line. 703-628-4559.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,603
Posted By Model51
Re: New To Me 36 Model 51 Dump

Nice truck! If you want detailed information about parts, what's correct, what's not, general identification stuff, just let me know. I have a collection of parts drawings and information I've...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-31-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 big truck bench seat question

Did you ever resolve your questions? I was contacted by Don on this topic and just found this thread. I'm restoring a 1935 big truck and have lots of information and original seat parts which...
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