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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-08-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By shamer
Re: 1940 Ford Pickup axle weight

Borrowed some aircraft scales and did the deed today. For the record, my truck weighed 2640 lbs. It has a 302 and C-4 with an 8" rear. Weight bias is 51% on the front and 49% on the rear. That...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By shamer
Re: 1940 Ford Pickup axle weight

I need to know how much of your 2600 is on the front end.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By shamer
1940 Ford Pickup axle weight

Has anyone weighed their truck to get the weight on their front and rear axles? I've searched every way I can think of and have found nothing.

Thanks,

Steve
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By shamer
Re: Need advice on replacement hubs and drums

19Fordy,

Thanks for the tip on Cornhuskers. Gary was very helpful and his price was good.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By shamer
Re: Need advice on replacement hubs and drums

I received a call back from MT this morning and the answer directly from the horses mouth is Speedway sells MT backing plates but not their hubs and drums.
I'm not making any judgement on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By shamer
Need advice on replacement hubs and drums

Does anyone have first hand experience with the bendix style front brakes from Speedway for a '40 Ford? I see they're a dealer for MT Products but their lower prices make me wonder if they might be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,184
Posted By shamer
Re: Are all cars female

Cars are female and bikes are male because you enter a car and mount a bike.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By shamer
Re: What are the consequences of over torquing?

[QUOTE=1930 coupe;946862]Most torque values are the maxim before the bolt strips or breaks,

With all due respect, this is bad information.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-16-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By shamer
Re: What are the consequences of overtorquing?

There has been some good info offered by guys who seem to have a good understanding of these particular engines. I would just clarify my original post by saying that all fasteners stretch when...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-15-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By shamer
Re: What are the consequences of overtorquing?

Bolts typically have torque values of 60 to 80 percent of their yield values. With that in mind and assuming your bolts were in good condition and your torque wrench was calibrated, I wouldn't worry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By shamer
Re: Adapting '39Ford transmission to '53 Flathead

I have the bell housing and new water pumps if you're still in need. I was going to do the same thing and ended up going a different direction.
Give me a call if interested.

Steve
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