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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,093
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Black single stage paint.

I used PPG Delfleet Essential and am happy with it. It is a urethane single stage.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,024
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Headlights

There were conversion kits back in the day to install sealed beams in a 39.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,675
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Cut out on '39 generators?

I have a 39 Standard that originally came with a 3 brush generator and cutout. The output of this generator is only rated at 15 amps at 6 volts. When driving at night with headlights and a heater...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,548
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Heater for a '51 F 1

There were a couple of dealer installed heaters offered by Ford. The most common is a recirculating heater mounted on the passenger side. Also available was a fresh air heater that pulled air from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-10-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,894
Posted By TomTruck
Re: 1949 Ford F1 question

Where are you located? I have a couple of rear ends from an F1.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By TomTruck
Re: fender welting 1950 f-1

The headlight buckets should have a gasket which is available from the Ford suppliers. There also is a rubber seal available for the lower front fenders.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,016
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Filter oil return through hollow bolt on pump stand

My 39 had the return through the fuel pump bolt. I never could keep it from leaking oil between the fuel pump stand and intake manifole.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-13-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,742
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Bob Drake Gas Tank...Sigh

I bought some turn signal lights from Drake. They came with 12 volt bulbs. I could no t find 6 volt bulbs locally to fit and a call to Drakes said they did not sell them. They charged a 20%...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Shackle Bolt Removal Question

It takes a punch slightly less in diameter than the OD of the bushing ( so it will slip through) and either a press or a big hammer. They can be a pain.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,835
Posted By TomTruck
Re: F-1 rear axle question

I have (2) 50 rear ends laying here, but they are in Virginia. I installed a 9" from an 57 F100 in mine. It was a direct bolt in other than adding shims for the pinion angle and adding the 57...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By TomTruck
Re: question 40 engine in 35 coupe. What generator do I need?

The old 3 brush generator I think is only rated 15 amps and the third brush position sets the current output. The 2 brush unit as used on a 40 Ford is a better unit, is self regulating, and I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Proper oil filter route.

Kube,
Thanks for the pictures. Where are you running your return line as it appears to go down. Do you have a Ford heater? Mine has an Arvin and the heater hose lays against the fuel pump (not...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,982
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Proper oil filter route.

Kube,

I am would like to know more about the oil filter mounting for a 39. Mine has the older type filter that is in a sealed replaceable can mounted by bracket to the head bolts. The return...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-03-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,422
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Modern high temp wheel bearing greese in a flathead

If the rear end is overfilled with oil or the inner axle seals are bad, the gear oil can get into the bearing grease.
Forum: Early V8 08-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By TomTruck
50 F1 pickup parts

I have various parts left from rebuilding my 50 F1.
48 - 50 hood. $50 must pick up
8 BA engine used. $200 must pick up
rear end. $50 must pick up
inner front fenders $30 plus shipping
hood...
Forum: Early V8 08-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By TomTruck
48 distributer and wire tubes

1946-48 V8 distributer with wire tubes. $35 plus shipping.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By TomTruck
Re: 48 coupe- buggered up a wheel cylinder piston

I believe both White Post Restorations and Apple Hydraulics will sleeve them.
Forum: Early V8 10-09-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By TomTruck
Re: need 1948 ford f1 pickup hood

I have one, but since I live in Virginia, it would be a problem to crate and ship. If you can't find one closer, let me know.

Tom
Forum: Early V8 09-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,517
Posted By TomTruck
Harmon Collins Distributer

I have a Harman Collins Model 1400 distributer and a Harman Collins Model FR 6014 camshaft (used) that I removed from a 59 AB many years ago. The distributer has a patched hole in the outer cap but...
Forum: Early V8 07-28-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By TomTruck
Re: 1951 Ford F1 running board brackets

Yes, I do have a set of 6 brackets. They appear to be in good condition although a couple have some bending of the vertical leg but they should straighten OK. I would like $40 plus shipping.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 07-21-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By TomTruck
Re: 1951 Ford F1 running board brackets

I have a set of brackets but I am not sure if they are from a 50 or 51, although I believe they are the same. Let me know if you are interested.
Tom
Forum: Early V8 04-14-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Wheel adapters

Sorry, the ones I have are from a Ford pickup to 5 on 4 3/4".
Forum: Early V8 04-13-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By TomTruck
Re: Wheel adapters

I have a set of 4 wheel adapters that I believe are correct. They were on an F1 pickup and I will need to check the bolt pattern on the small side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By TomTruck
Re: spindle stud ball 1950 f1

You can buy replacement balls from Dennis Carpenter and some of the other suppliers. The one I got from Carpenter is similar to the old as they press in and then get peened over. Some of the others...
Forum: Early V8 02-24-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,180
Posted By TomTruck
Re: 1948-50 Ford F1 Fenders

I have a hood but may be too far from you (western Virginia). I also have some other parts from the project truck I am finally finishing. When looking for your rear fenders, they are different for...
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