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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

The pix by Tinker and 1939mars show it well. Mystery part shown in post#30 doesn’t seem to be part of the assembly.

The key was understanding that the handle needed to be at 90deg and how the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

Clem and I used the descriptions and photos posted by the great Barners here to make his hood latch work today as intended!

Thanks to all.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2021, 03:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

What is the function of this part and how thick is it? The orientation is defined in post #31.

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=465165&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1623017829
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-19-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

PM sent! I'll use them on Clem's truck.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

I'm trying to nail down this part from post #22:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=465165&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1623017829
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

To clarify, is side 'A' or 'B' pointed forward with the handle in the closed position and are the "spurs" up or down?

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=5444&pictureid=43917

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-06-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,580
Posted By Bruce of MN
Re: 1939 pickup hood latch assembly question

Clem is right that the shaft isn't held firmly on axis. Two other items were a mystery to me.

The hook of the pivot lock plate (red arrow) doesn't fully engage the "handle" to the left of it in...
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