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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 05:44 PM
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Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Dale, Bruce, Folks,
Yes Mike has a VERY nice Big florescent green MAC tool chest now!
I am not brand specific and even Harbor Freight has a place in my shop too.
Friend Scott R came over to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:48 AM
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Views: 293
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1934 ford bb truck

34 Ford hot rod kid,
Ok I only have one, but understand the slippery slope of these hobbies. We need to see some pictures of your projects, as the guys are pretty tired of looking at my ragged ol...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford Folks,
Our Grandson Mike is a lead Service tech at Firestone. He got a new tool box and gave me his old one. It may be a hint for me to get my tools straighten up. Any one that has been here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Bob,
Your picture helps me understand the internal wiring locations. The way it acts, both 1 ,and 4 have this issue as the red line indicates too.
I am taking this long shot and ordered a new...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 09:17 AM
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Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Gb,
I agree. But when Jim started the Bronco, the quiet engine sound was pretty dissapointing. Ford should have put a tuned , sound to go with it. Ok at least compared to the 32!!:)
Alt spacer,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys,
Yes I had thought about the horn and even though I am not qualified to say I guessed that 12 Volt might not be great for it.
David,
We will talk about the horn more at some point! I love...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Some pictoral updates to get caught up.
Friend John S. drove out to teach me about B distributors. Getting in and out of one of these is not the easiest thing. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Kevin,
Thank you very much for the insight into the B carb air mixture setting. I will for sure try that also! Yes plugs said it was running too rich. I will make sure that air mix is closed!

I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Tom,
We all have different skills. Mine tend to be a lot of brute force and awkwardness! I thank you for taking the time to follow me on the journey with this ragged ol truck. Folks like you help...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-13-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys,
Jim did a nice job taking and posting these videos for us of the 32 getting out in the daylight!

I played with the truck all day. Guess you would call it tuning??

I took the distributor...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Jim,
Thanks for first capturing these and then posting them tonight. And for sure spending all day helping me on the 32! Was great fun!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David, Mart, Jim, Bob,
Thanks! yes better than yesterday, and It still has oil in it. I believe the cork seal may have gotten enough oil to swell and seal?? At least that's the story I am sticking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford folks,
Good friends met with me for breakfast and then we came to the shop. They helped rebuild the starter . Removed the new bendix and installed the one from the other old starter.
Jim from...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Ford Folks,
Just a coincidence that doesnt mean a thing but I think I started the 32 at the same time the views on this thread got to 40,000.

Anyway yes it does run! I did get a video which I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
The condensor is what was on the truck. So not sure if it's 12 volt? Probably won't use amp meter. May put volt meter under dash at some point. I have it set up for negative ground.
I will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Folks,
Morning!
On the 32: Off to review timing, exhaust, gas, and then install radiator and water. Have a feeling that this small engine project on the 32 dump may come together soon.
Happy...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

David,
Found the information in the book and will look at this in the morning. And re-time the engine correctly.
Thanks!
Regards,
Chris
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Zeke,
I almost missed your post. I try to read them all. This is a very good suggestion for the spacer. I will try to find one and get it in place in the alternator assembly to avoid breaking off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Oops!
David Thanks for noting this. I do need to go look at that now. You told me and I didn't not listen well enough. Mr Renner tried to tell me too. Bull headed and stubborn are some of my best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys,
Its all good! Look you two guys have 14,000 posts combined. I have to assume most of them are good too! So I am the novice here to your forum and I can take constructive criticism about my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Guys and maybe Gals too,
The tractor Pull was some what of a bust. Worked the clay track with a big aggressive set of dics on Friday. it rained Friday night, had to scrape all the goo off the track...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-09-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Tinker,
Sorry about the number of posts. Just how I do this forum thing and projects. Probably too much information for sure! Off in the weeds a lot also.

I had considered 1/4 inch stock for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Mark, Folks,
I am officially warned about the lower bracket! I think it is ok and should work fine. time will tell. Also you guys have more experience around these engines that I do! Some other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Al, Bob, Mart,
The bottom bracket is 1/8 thick. And is a weldment, captured in the old generator support, also extends down to the motor mount arm bolt hole in both sides for added strength. I think...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-08-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 42,468
Posted By sugarmaker
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Mark,
Yes he has the orange thing in the blood too. He has already claimed one of the tractors a old WD in its work clothes.
He informs me also that he and I are going to ride in the cab of the 32...
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