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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By expavr
Re: 1932 1933 1934 truck restoration or hot rod

" Does any one restore trucks anymore and would love to hear or see some. As a truck enthusiast I always wondered why you dont see a lot of stock truck."


They're out there. The BEFORE and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,198
Posted By expavr
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

Iím 81 and went down the line 7 months before my 1940 Tonner.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By expavr
Re: Can't Find Neutral in 1940 4-Speed Tranny

Another thought. Did you take the shift arm out of the tower to remove the transmission? If so it might be possible that when you reinstalled it the pins that hold the cap on the shift arm to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By expavr
Re: Can't Find Neutral in 1940 4-Speed Tranny

I experienced a similar condition on the 4 speed in my tonner. The source of the problem was the notch on the shift arm that became wallowed out. First check the pin and the hole in the shift tower...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By expavr
Re: 1950, F-1, OD trans available?

Newc. Is this what your 78 F150 transmission looks like? ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By expavr
Re: Holley carburetor with S.W. heater gas feed picture

There may be one in my SW stash. I'll check tomorrow and PM you if I have one.
Les Williams
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-29-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By expavr
Re: Holley carburetor with S.W. heater gas feed picture

Lawson. Attached are photos of the SW Heater fuel transfer device on a Holley 94. Its been a while since I did this but as I recall I used the directions that came with the heater and the only...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,384
Posted By expavr
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

I agree. You can see the stamped V8 logo in front of the louvered area. The 41 wasnít stamped.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By expavr
Re: What is this truck?

It does. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By expavr
Re: What is this truck?

Did the 1940 Australian Big Trucks have a cowl vent? I canít tell from your photos. That might explain the use of 1/4 windows on trucks made in Australia.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By expavr
Re: What is this truck?

"Tonner has same look, 122" W.B. 17" split rims and hub caps specific to them."


To clarify a misconception the 1940 17" Tonner Rims used a Continuous Locking Ring to hold the tire to the rim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By expavr
Re: What is this truck?

Gary
There was a good restaurant (pre Covid) in downtown Anacortes that I might be able to convince my wife that a 3 hour ride in the Tonner would be fair compensation for any aches and pains that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,539
Posted By expavr
Re: What is this truck?

That's a well preserved 40 Tonner which in its "hey day" looked like this.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-31-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By expavr
Re: 35 Ford Bread truck

GARY. That truck is a JEWEL! It looks like the bed is metal skinned over a wood frame. Right up your alley to make it right. The backstory is how it got to ID from NY and what its been doing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By expavr
Re: Pictures, how to post?

Very important to have the photos reduced in size to 800X600 pixels before attempting to attach them or you won’t be able to upload them to the Barn. I use a Photoshop edit program, but there are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By expavr
Re: Ford T8D-1 shift pattern

The 4 Speed shift pattern in the Tonner looks like this Reverse is all the way to the right and down. To put it into reverse you have to lift the lever up on the shift arm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By expavr
Re: 1940 3/4 ton fuel tank and seat

Attached are photos of the gas tank and seat in the 40 Tonner. This setup will be the same as yours. The gas tank has two tits on the front side that fit into one of 3 holes in the seat bottom. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By expavr
Re: 1938 Tonner Bed Floor Question

Your bed looks similar. Attached are photos of how I approached the reconstruction of the bedwood and installation of the bed. I was able to reuse all but one of the OEM wood crossmembers. For the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By expavr
Re: 1938 Tonner Bed Floor Question

I don't know how the factory painted the bed on your 38 Tonner, but I can offer some thoughts on what they did on my 40 Tonner. This truck was a one owner low mileage vehicle when it came to me so I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,408
Posted By expavr
Re: Thread - I screwed up

A suggestion: When you wire up your fan I would recommend that you consider including a toggle switch somewhere in the circuit to activate the fan in the event that the sensor fails. This happened...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By expavr
Vanderbrink Regehr Auction

Quite a collection of 32 Fords and parts in this auction.
https://vanderbrinkauction.proxibid.com/VanDerBrink-Auctions-LLC/Amazing-Collector-Cars-Regehr-Collection/event-catalog/178346
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By expavr
Re: 35 1 1/2 ton truck rear gears

Check with Chuck Manzione at Chuck's Trucks 203 288-2769. I got a set of 4.11's to replace the 4.86's in the Tonner.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By expavr
Re: "Should I be concerned?" Has a new home

A very nice truck and well bought! Congratulations...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,405
Posted By expavr
Re: Should I be concerned?

The headliner and kick panels should be available. Two possible sources:
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-17-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By expavr
Re: 17 inch split rim replacment

I converted a spare set of the OEM 17" Ford Locking Ring Rims to a set of 16" Radial Rims by having the center section machined out and then machine welded to a 16" Radial Rim. That cost about...
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