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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Heavy Black Exhaust

i had the black soot up on start up also. I went to 1 step hotter plug and have not noticed it anymore. I was running Autolite 216 and swapped to a NGK B-4L (i believe is a hotter plug) and much less...
Forum: The Test Forum 05-16-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Pic test

Pic test 5/16
Forum: Early V8 12-29-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Rim

Found thanks ford barn
Forum: Early V8 12-23-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By mrfliboy
1941 Ford Rim

Need a stock rim for my truck.

Send me a PM to discuss Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

https://youtu.be/kn6fBvjL71Y


Thanks to all that have helped out. The trip is over, I'm calling it done. (Wife says when the spare tire is on)

Might continue on the hamb, if time permits.
Forum: Early V8 03-12-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 truck spare tire mount

Back up still looking
Forum: Early V8 08-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 04-25-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 03-18-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By mrfliboy
1941 truck spare tire mount

As stared, looking for the original mount for spare tire on 1941 Ford truck.

Email pics/price. mrfliboy@aol.com


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=150622
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,780
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Thank you, took way longer than expected, with quite a few hiccups along the way. A learning experience I will remember for sometime.

Traveling now, so might be awhile before finishing this...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

20psi cold cranking, did not deem necessary to fire on ground, lets get it in the truck.

Sure glad I love doing this. LOL
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Finally engine assembly can begin. I have 4 different books to go by and all had something to help. Major one was Ol Rons floater bearings book and Mike's assembly book.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

So what I found was a couple things. 2 quarter sized holes in the 2 rear cylinders, motor had already been punched out to 3.1875, 0.020 over.
Crank had rod journals turned over .030, and main...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

On to the next step,

Let's rebuild a motor. The fact I got to drive the truck the season was a bonus. I had a low end rod knock over 45mph. So kept it close by and waited to winter to rebuild.
...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,408
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Steering wheel wobble

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=1363419&postcount=262

My take on a stabilizer, its a vw beetle 1969 era.

Its a truck but I bet very similar for a car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-24-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

About the motor let's just say I'm 6 months into it and it's still not done. Should have solid update when up and running in a month or so.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Good eye. Here's a shot from Minnesota.

Lots of fun, my other hobby for the past 25yrs.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-13-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 124,416
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 1941 Ford Pickup frame-off restore for the next generation

Thank you very much. Updates....... well it was either finish the bed, bodywork and paint, etc or fix the low end knock in my motor this winter.

Motor won. Will have full details when all...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,364
Posted By mrfliboy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-13-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: Quick sanity check - 41 pu headlamp wiring.

Best pic I have, enlarge top area below water outlets, there is a tray there with little tangs that hold the wires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: 41 pickup cab mounting wood

Here's my solution, but was lucky enough to have some original left.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=971698&postcount=38

Might still have patterns laying around. (not sure postage...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: ford 39-48 emergency cable conduits

Here is how I handled it
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showpost.php?p=953253&postcount=24
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By mrfliboy
Re: '39 pickup on '40 car frame (front motor mount height)???

Hey I know those pictures. Mine is a 41 truck frame and a 40 car frame. The only thing I could tell, besides the deeper crossmember on the 41 was my ride height on the front dropped using the car...
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