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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,454
Posted By Model51
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

The lever and rod on the shifter is the reverse lockout. Pulling it up towards the gearshift knob allows you to push the shifter to the left and down (not up I think) to engage the reverse gear. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By Model51
Re: Pines Winterfront 1936 Ford

Try contacting Keith Lee of Knob Soup. He specializes in making reproduction knobs and his work is flawless. His email is knobsoup@gmail.com
He will need to have the original knob from which to...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Model51
Re: Commercial Car and Truck Identification Help

I just discovered a great Model AA page: https://aafords.com/aa-body-types/
Looks like all the information is there, and much more too.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Model51
Re: Commercial Car and Truck Identification Help

Thanks Bob. The MAFCA list helps when there is an image included. It's still a bit confusing since the list I see is labeled "AA Body Style Codes" and yet at least one images clearly shows an "A"...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Model51
Commercial Car and Truck Identification Help

I'm trying to identify and differentiate Model A Commercial Cars and Model AA Trucks from the lists provided in the "Green Book". This book provides a very nice list but only lists the Body Type by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-28-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By Model51
Re: '35-'36 Pickup Hood Hinge

OldGold360 you make a good point for chroming both parts. I had not considered the point about rust forming on the inside half of what I wasn't going to plate. I can scuff and paint the pitted...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-27-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By Model51
Re: '35-'36 Pickup Hood Hinge

I too have drilled the rivets and removed both hinges. I am planning only to chrome plate one of the hinge halves for two reasons. First, only one of them has the external exposure while the other...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck frame and bed mounting info wanted

See if this is what you are looking for.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-22-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck frame and bed mounting info wanted

i can help you. In addition to the bolts and springs to mount the cab, you also need the set of wood blocks. If you send me a PM I can send you pictures and specifications.
Also, are you looking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Model51
Re: 1936 truck frame and bed mounting info wanted

Are you looking for information related to a commercial pickup or the Ford Truck and stake bed? I can help with the truck but not the pickup.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,192
Posted By Model51
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

I thought I saw this truck for sale last year? Maybe not but I've seen pictures of it before. Most likely the truck started as a 131 1/2" wheelbase cab and chassis, or had it's Ford factory bed...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By Model51
Re: Ford Plant Tool Check brass tokens

Lawson,
There's a tool check for sale on eBay just like yours. The seller indicates it's from the Highland Park plant.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Model51
Re: Bullet Wire Connector Help

Thank you both for your suggestions. I'll follow up with those folks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By Model51
Re: Ford Plant Tool Check brass tokens

I believe there is a good article in the V-8 Time which identifies the various tool tag markings Ford used. I seem to recall that the letters indicated a specific area of the plant and that the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Model51
Bullet Wire Connector Help

I'm looking for a source to purchase the bullet wire connector which splits the tail light wire and brake light wire when adding the optional right-hand tail lamp assembly in a Truck (not a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,949
Posted By Model51
Re: A forgotten in plain site 1936 Model 51

A couple observations from your pictures. Your truck looks to be fairly original which is good and might be a 157" frame. The other size is 131 1/2". I'm not sure what the extra levers to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,949
Posted By Model51
Re: A forgotten in plain site 1936 Model 51

Hello,
I live in Fairfax Station, VA, so I'm close to you. I'm restoring a 1935 1 1/2" stakebed as a demonstrator truck and have a lot of information, parts and pictures of 1935 and 1936 Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-07-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Model51
Re: 35 1 1/2 ton truck rear gears

Almost all 1935 and 1936 1 1/2 ton Ford trucks came with the 6:60:1 rear axle ratio even though the 5.14:1 is shown in the period literature as the "standard". The reason was that the lower ratio...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-08-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

Hopefully I've attached an image of a tube of John Deere Corn Head grease. A few years ago the only way to get it was to purchase a case of 12 from the local John Deere dealer by special order. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford Model 51 truck driveshaft lubrication?

I also have a '35 Model 51 157" truck and am doing a complete restoration. I had to remove old grease from both universal joints and the clamshells. All of the external parts were sandblasted and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,025
Posted By Model51
Re: 1937 Ford Truck

Sorry for the delay. Here are the truck tire and load tables I mentioned in my prior post for large trucks. This information is from the 1935 Ford Truck Dealer Showroom Album but are also valid for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,025
Posted By Model51
Re: 1937 Ford Truck

Well, you may already have all the information you need or want, but just in case, I'll chime in with a few comments.
It looks like you have a 157" wheelbase 1 1/2 ton truck, Model 79 (I think). ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Model51
Re: 1935 Ford 1.5 Ton Truck Brakes

Chris - It sort of depends on what you intend to do with your truck. Mechanical brakes work very well as long as there is no the slop in the pivot points, they are properly adjusted and the truck...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-12-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Model51
Re: Wanted: Ford Script version battery cable 40-14313-B

Thanks for the tips. I'll follow up and see what happens.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-04-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Model51
Wanted: Ford Script version battery cable 40-14313-B

I'd looking for a source of a Ford script battery ground cable for my 1935 1-1/2 ton truck. It uses the 1933-34 car battery ground cable 40-14313 which is 17 1/2" long, braided with a battery post...
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