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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2022, 02:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,783
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia vs Mitchell overdrive

Don’t wait to get this specialty work done by these wonderfully skilled vendors. Each year there are fewer! I recently had a Columbia bullet proofed by John Connelly. Had everything and knew how...
Forum: Early V8 11-01-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Joe KCMO
Forum: Early V8 10-31-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Joe KCMO
Wanted 1939 ford drivers side axle half

Looking to build Columbia rear not using original drivers side axle half. Almost anywhere east coast within range. Complete 1939 ford rear end also acceptable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

For those who have installed several banjo rear axles, is it easier to remove the entire rear and torque tube as a unit. Then disassemble rather then working under the car. Is it a lot more work...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

Ken, electrical tape on ends, excellent!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

[QUOTE] I have rebuilt 7 Columbias using Deat's method. The first one was done over thirty years ago and is still going strong. One thing I don't get in step 2 A&B is why assemble the carrier...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,793
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Taking a Poll - 39/40 Owners

1. 69 years old
2. 1939 - 3rd one
3. 20 years- 1st-during high school 1 yr, 2nd- after college 12 yrs
4. Coupe - 1st fordor, 2nd sedan, finally after only 50 yr the coupe
5. Deluxe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

Great information that I am currently and continue to read until all have been read, hoping to be understood. Thank you all as always . Had the car for 22 years time for an upgrade!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

Was hoping for an old timers trick, but out comes the tube. Thanks for the response!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By Joe KCMO
Columbia Install Pinion Backlash Procedure

Having read the Columbia install instructions, every post I could find here on Fordbarn and completing the rebuild of my 1939 Columbia half rear axle begins the prep stage for me. I cannot determine...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-10-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Compression checking question

First impression from personal experience, yes but it will not be easy work. Model T experience would be very helpful(crank to start). A 40 should have the crankshaft adapter for a crank/lug nut...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 05-05-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Joe KCMO
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 52 Ford no heater

Shut them both heads off with the correct shutoff valves. Plug the pumps .
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1938 std coupe front metal grill fenders assy

It’s an art to get all the pieces to fit correct. If any piece is out of shape, oh my! Assemble everything loose and take your time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,366
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Halogen conversion kit experience

Halogens draw to many amps for a stock six volt system. In addition as stated the reflectors are not correct for the bulb. Had the kit, installed it, uninstalled it, threw it away. Bought brand...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 37 flatty questions

Picture of your engine is worth a thousand words. We might be able to tell you your correct engine and fuel situation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By Joe KCMO
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

You can also make your own by welding a bolt perpendicular to the end of a threaded rod. Does not have to be threaded entire length. Will not get you a Senior badge at Hershey, but will definitely...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,069
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: Where do these rods go? 1936 Fordor

The purpose of the rods was to prevent the clutch from losing friction with the pressure plate when reversing. The rear wheels connected to the transmission my the drive shaft tube in reverse would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 35 to 41 Flathead motor color

Quart is more than enough!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: ford blue

Test or model paints have A match for Ford blue
Forum: Early V8 04-28-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,373
Posted By Joe KCMO
Re: 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe

Going .....

Soon to be taken out of storage and off to the shows.
Forum: Early V8 04-15-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,373
Posted By Joe KCMO
1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe

All stock except for the engine 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe. Owned for past 17 years. All original body, original beautiful wood grain dash and trim with Lebanon Bonney interior. No rust California car....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,686
Posted By Joe KCMO
1939 Clock Refurbish

I have an original 1939 clock that needs a face lift. Does anyone know of someone that repairs and refinishes Ford clocks. Thank You.
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