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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Correct toe board 1936 pickup

Thank you very much Don.
I was figuring it was a sheet metal screw, and you filled in the blanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1950 Interior (Dash, Door) colors

Check your cowl.
There are stampings in the cowl and in your data plate.
If you can supply the numbers & letters, they can be decoded.

You should also purchase the 1949-50-51 Ford Book that the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Correct toe board 1936 pickup

OK.........it arrived today --- and it is RIGHT ON.
Thanks OldGold360.
Here's picture of it on my restored toe board.
Off to the bodyshop on Wednesday after golf to blast and paint.
Now if Mr...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Ford Motor Company WORLDWIDE Employee Badges, ID Cards, Passes & Permits

What you have there is what is called a tool tag (check). They were numbered (same number as the employees badge number) and were used to take out tools from the tool crib during your work shift.
I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-31-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 643
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Memorial day thoughts

I was out today in the rain, helping to place flags on grave sites at Fort Snelling National Cemetary. The lady and I placed over 750 flags...............among all the other volunteers.

The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-18-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By nelsb01
Re: New 1936 Pickup Pedal Plate

Thanks Don.
I was hoping that you would reply.
Sent him a Private Message --- Learned something today, that makes it a good day.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By nelsb01
Re: New 1936 Pickup Pedal Plate

Are you sure that there is enough of an opening for the pedals to move in and out? I was not aware that there was such a part, since there are no holes for fasteners on my toe board.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By nelsb01
Re: water pump ID please 49 - 53????

For those that restore or preserve their vehicles as assembled, yes.
It took me a couple of years to find good cores, and the Ford rebuild kits for 1949 for original pumps.
When needing a water...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-15-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By nelsb01
Re: water pump ID please 49 - 53????

The early 1949 Ford pumps will have a oil cup on the top. And Ford script on the casting. 1950 pumps did not have the oil cup, nor did the later years. 1949 pumps can only be rebuilt if you have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 36 pickup seat bottom

Yes there should be 4 (I believe) thin tin pieces (approx 1" by 2") bent over and with a hole to use a wood screw to attach the bottom spring to the plywood base. Two across the front and one on each...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Mercury hubcap identification?

Not all 1939 caps were Ford Mercury.
Since we do not see the inside of the cap --- how about the stainless cover to a later 1939 Mercury cap?
Or.............these from my collection (sorry no back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-01-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By nelsb01
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By nelsb01
Re: 1949 Ford pass car serial number locations

Did you look behind the passenger side hood hinge?
There should be a data plate mounted there with the serial number.
That of course will be there if the vehicle is original or in untouched...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Car wash bucket....

After you wax................
And need to wash, the best i have found for not removing the wax and cleaning the vehicle is Turtle Wax Zip Wax Car Wash. Pour some into hot water and it cleans but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By nelsb01
Re: New Car- New Member- LOTS of questions!

It also may be interesting to check the spare.
Early white walls were on both sides of the tire.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Private North Carolina Ford Two Generation Legacy Collection

I have been lucky enough to tour the collection twice. That is where I found out that he had a link with Minnesota.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Private North Carolina Ford Two Generation Legacy Collection

Is there a prize if you guess who's collection?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Cartouche cardboard headliner for 36 pickup

I have not installed my headliner yet, but i purchased some poster board and cut some strips. I then taped them to the front (over the windshield) and made reference marks on the body where the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Floor mat for 1939 Ford Pickup

Give Third Gen a call --- he may have one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,389
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Deuce Heaven auction

If you go to the Deuce Heaven web page, Mecum has added a couple of great videos.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/aulrikf1lxyu3e4/Docu%20V8.mp4?dl=0
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-23-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,135
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

OK.........here are some more....................from a private collection that is open to the public by appointment in Worthington MN.
As you may see, it is not just FoMoCo signs --- all makes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Flathead Ford Related Museums?

Rockfla;
Have you been to the Brumos Museum in Jacksonville?
Not Ford racing history, although they do display a Model T speedster, but it has all the early Harry Miller racers (prior to his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,135
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

More from Hershey
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,135
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

Rockfla:
New signs are bent and made just the same as old ones. Except now they use colored tubes instead of mixing gas to make the color.
If you have enough tubes left to create a pattern, they...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,135
Posted By nelsb01
Re: Vintage Ford V8 Signs

Google --- neon repair in florida

you have quite a few to choose from
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