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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,157
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

great story, but the "girls" have to name the car, as it is a member of the family and should stay in the family. Long time ago I taught my sons to drive straight drive in a 40 sedan, they still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: C59A - Purpose of threaded holes on block

that hole is for a drain pet cock for the engine block, most people just put a brass plug in the hole
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Period correct fire extingusher

newc, that is what I was think about. we had them mounted on every fork lift for years until we started using battery powered fork lifts!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Period correct fire extingusher

the old pump fire ext. were Pyrine? or something akin to it, would put out a fire and remove any color that happened to be near it and aspixiate you in the process
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-16-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

built for furniture delivery
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

could you post a picture of your stock heater? would like to compare to some others
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,158
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

fender are for 3/4 ton truck and up. these tires are the same dia. as the original, so it does look different. 16" for 3/4 , ton had 17" and 1 1/2 ton had 20" all with the same fenders
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 46 Stake truck rebuild

as far as I can see there is no big piece missing just every tooth has a little from dragging the trans into gear before stopping. no problem!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 46 Stake truck rebuild

if it just a chip, you can forget about it. but post a picture of it so the experts can give you advice. 12 volt is pretty easy to do and you can purchase a single wire gm style alternator and an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: German H-block?

81a is the designate of 1938 which is the first year for 48 stud engines, you need to look on vanpelts website for block ID's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Chassis question

zeke3 your 37 could have had a 60 hp motor, that is why you have two holes. these pieces are not cut, even on the short section of frame that came from a race car. the inner fender attaches to a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

pull knob for defroster is just a plain sort of white/light tan in color with no lettering could not answer the question about switch panels
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Chassis question

40 ford auto frame, same as a 1/2 ton pick up, sedan delivery, and panel truck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Windshield glass removal 39 coupe

I had a 36 and some one had put silicon gasket maker in the frame, I used a squirt bottle of gas to loosen it up to pull frame pieces off
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 52 F1 cluster gear

diameter? probably some inexpensive off the shelf tubing, noise it should be drowned in trans fluid and thus no noise
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-09-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: No Oil Pressure While Cranking

sound like you may have a winner! put a rad on it and fill with water only and crank it up
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Chevy distibutor question for Bubba...

more dwell from dual points means more load on condenser/coil--doesn't?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 40 transmission removal while on a 4 post lift?

did this to a 40 coupe, we strapped the front axle so the car would not move then we used a 6x6 beam and blocking to hold the car up, a sliding jack tray to support the rear and allow it to move back...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: C59A - Replacement/ fix for crankshaft pulley

needed same thing for my V8 conversion on my 8n tractor. don't cut up the three groove they are hard to find and can be quite valuable to old time hot rod builders
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-07-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

pictures of two heater switch plates for 41, one that is square was broken when I got it and I just JB welded it back together other was found at a fleamarket with a 41 heater
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 905
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Prony Brake Ideas

my Dad in the Navy during WW2. check the engine/dyno
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1940 Ford truck firewall kidney cover

no cover on my 41 1 1/2 ton former fire truck
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 1941 ford pickup heater

41 had a plate to mount below the dash similar to a 42 up but with only a hole for the heater switch. will get a picture of the two in my trucks today and post
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,094
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: 46 Stake truck rebuild

the out put shaft bearing takes most of the stress on these trans, I suppose the brake drum has a lot do do with that. unless the teeth on the gears are ground off/chipped there is not much else to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By alanwoodieman
Re: Brakes Bendix style

pictures of work need to do to the spindles
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