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Forum: Early V8 04-01-2019, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Canuk40
40 Ford 16” wheels

5x5 1/2”. Need 4. Please state tire size if you have some.
Ship to Lewiston NY.
Forum: Early V8 04-01-2019, 06:08 PM
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Views: 353
Posted By Canuk40
40 Ford Standard bumper

Need a good quality bumper. Doesn’t have to be chromed.
Correct mounting hardware also needed.
Ship to Lewiston NY.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-18-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By Canuk40
Unique bearing install

My ‘47 59AB is out for a rebuild and I received some photos of the bottom end. My engine builder has never seen this type of bearing use.

Looks like main bearings used as rod bearings. Ha anyone...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-04-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canuk40
Re: How many attachment points in a 1940 Ford Tudor

Yes, they are carriage colts,( I originally misnamed them - They are also called C Class bolts.)

I looked at the running boards and frame mount locations which are square - so 47Merc is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canuk40
Re: How many attachment points in a 1940 Ford Tudor

Didn't think of the running boards. Sounds promising. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-02-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canuk40
Re: How many attachment points in a 1940 Ford Tudor

Work progresses on the rust repair. Have fit the new floor and am working on attachments points to frame.
Bought a bolt kit from Drake's (bolts, nuts, washers).
In the kit are 3 lengths of hex...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canuk40
Re: How many attachment points in a 1940 Ford Tudor

Randy - You are the man. I looked at Drake's site and couldn't find it. Thanks.
TJ - I am doing as you suggest. I have the reinforcement of the B pillars mostly figured out. Very busy place - floor,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Canuk40
How many attachment points in a 1940 Ford Tudor

I am working toward removing the body from the frame and have been looking for bolts holding the body to the frame. Since I have already removed the entire floor, the only points I cannot be sure of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,224
Posted By Canuk40
Sheet Metal Replacement - Order of Repair

I'm looking at a substantial rust repair cycle and need some advice as to where to start. 1940 Ford Tudor - rusted floor, rusted rockers and rusted through A and B pillars.

So, where to start? My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By Canuk40
Re: Flathead show and tell what year is it?

Ford - from a '84 Mustang GT.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-08-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By Canuk40
Re: Flathead show and tell what year is it?

So, consensus is that it is a later 40's motor, possibly commercial. Canadian car so no surprise about the "C" designation.
The comment regarding water pumps makes ask if there are specific part...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,864
Posted By Canuk40
Flathead show and tell what year is it?

Gentlemen - I have finally pulled the motor and trans from my 40 tudor and would like some input as the engine's credentials.
I have posted some photos below (don't know how to rotate them, sorry)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By Canuk40
Re: Restoring Early Ford Parts

So, I'm reading your posts and thinking "Aren't they lucky to have access to the parts they need, regardless of condition." I'm sitting up here in Canada, where it appears that every early Ford V8...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By Canuk40
Is this 59A flathead part available?

I own a 1940 Ford tudor with a C59A motor.

On the Clutch side of the block, there is a “cup” that accepts the starter shaft as it engages the flywheel.

Is this “cup” available as a separate...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-18-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Canuk40
Re: Safe max HP for a stock frame

My first thought is a late 50's hemi - max. 354 cu in. Inspiration comes from Don Garlitts. His museum has a couple of 40's in his personal collection in Ocala. They are stunning.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-17-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Canuk40
Question Safe max HP for a stock frame

I am considering a few options to boost the power to my 1940 Ford sedan.
How much power can the frame safely sustain before you should box it?
I think that the most I would consider is approx....
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