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Forum: Builds! 09-25-2020, 06:27 AM
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Posted By blacksheep
Well, I rebuilt scores of 4 cyl Ford flatheads in...

Well, I rebuilt scores of 4 cyl Ford flatheads in tractors. Lapped valves, and complete overhaul. So, flathead technoligy is nothong new to me. And, I wouldnt be looking to try and make a rocket out...
Forum: Builds! 09-23-2020, 09:12 AM
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Views: 3,456
Posted By blacksheep
Well, after tearing the motor down, I found a few...

Well, after tearing the motor down, I found a few cracks on the surface of the block where the oil pan lip seals up. Anyone ever seen anything,like that?
Forum: Builds! 09-22-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,456
Posted By blacksheep
Im tellin you. Man, couldnt resist

Im tellin you. Man, couldnt resist
Forum: Builds! 09-22-2020, 11:55 AM
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Views: 3,456
Posted By blacksheep
Got the motor pulled , and am in the process of...

Got the motor pulled , and am in the process of fetting thw pistons out. The motor was locked up tighter than a drum. Good thing is that all cylinders are sleeved from the factory. So, it may be a...
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,456
Posted By blacksheep
Good info Torchie. Im pulking the heads in the...

Good info Torchie. Im pulking the heads in the morning to see if the motor is really any good, or worth messing with. Always wanted to build a RPU with a flathead v8
Forum: Builds! 09-20-2020, 02:33 PM
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Posted By blacksheep
New project? Maybe?

Picked up this ,I believe to be around 1940 model car frame with flathead v8 and fairly complete rear end. It also has a tranny , that looks to be column shift. Maybe new project.
Forum: Builds! 01-23-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,591
Posted By blacksheep
Love this project. That truck is very cool!

Love this project. That truck is very cool!
Forum: Builds! 01-18-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
So, I shot some black on the truck, sanded...

So, I shot some black on the truck, sanded through in sone areas to make it look a little distressed. Then I shot a couple of coats of semi gloss clear over. Still not in kove with the wheel color....
Forum: Builds! 12-29-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Lowered the back end just a little. Ordered some...

Lowered the back end just a little. Ordered some different springs, and fabricated some new perches. Lower look and better steering
Forum: Builds! 12-22-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 224
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Posted By blacksheep
Decided to wait until next month to mount my rack...

Decided to wait until next month to mount my rack and pinion. Meanwhile , I ordered some sport springs for the jag suspension. That will drop the rear about 1 1/2" . should bring the truck back down...
Forum: Builds! 12-05-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
I have a 3" dropped axle also. Tried mocking it...

I have a 3" dropped axle also. Tried mocking it up today, but still waiting for drop tie rod blocks
Forum: Builds! 12-04-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Thats how I was going to do it at first. So, I...

Thats how I was going to do it at first. So, I may be going back to that. I think as long as the rack is close to the same lines as the stock tue rod I should be good. It would be so much better in...
Forum: Builds! 12-03-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,561
Posted By blacksheep
Love it. There is an E100 Ford van truck close...

Love it. There is an E100 Ford van truck close to me for sale. Been itchin to get it and build it. Love these vans
Forum: Builds! 12-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
So, I was looking into different steering options...

So, I was looking into different steering options for my truck. Don't really want power steering. Looked at the Toyota steering box swap also. I have decided to use a rack and pinion from a Chevy...
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,628
Posted By blacksheep
Hum, that steering box gives me something to...

Hum, that steering box gives me something to think about on my project. Looking good, and I like that setup.
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Oh boy, not that

Oh boy, not that
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Yes sir, exactly how I did it.

Yes sir, exactly how I did it.
Forum: Builds! 11-13-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Doing a Ford logo on my new simulated wood grain...

Doing a Ford logo on my new simulated wood grain dash. Gonna get the airbrush out, and make it look like it was branded into the dash, with hot embers and smoke. This is the first stage
Forum: Builds! 11-03-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
So, I got to work on the 48 yesterday. I have...

So, I got to work on the 48 yesterday. I have always entertained the idea of a wood grained dash. So, that is what I did. I have done this by using my airbrush, but it is very time comsuming. I used...
Forum: Builds! 11-03-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
So, I got to work on the 48 yesterday. I have...

So, I got to work on the 48 yesterday. I have always entertained the idea of a wood grained dash. So, that is what I did. I have done this by using my airbrush, but it is very time comsuming. I used...
Forum: Builds! 10-26-2019, 01:39 PM
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Posted By blacksheep
That looks nice, right there. Good job

That looks nice, right there. Good job
Forum: Builds! 10-25-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
I wrapped the running boards in fober insulation,...

I wrapped the running boards in fober insulation, so that they didnt make the running boards hot. Plus, I flattened the larger pipe , so that you cant really see it running under there.
Forum: Builds! 10-25-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Below is the exhaust tips I made . I took a piece...

Below is the exhaust tips I made . I took a piece of 4" exhaust pipe and messaged it into an oval shape. I then welded my 2 1/2" pipe to them. I used a hole saw to cut the running boards , then made...
Forum: Builds! 10-25-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Thanks Earthman. I need to post my side exhausts...

Thanks Earthman. I need to post my side exhausts that I fabricated . They exit out of the running boards.
Forum: Builds! 10-22-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 26,541
Posted By blacksheep
Thank you. That is why I made it , instead of...

Thank you. That is why I made it , instead of buying one. I dont think it really takes away from the lines at the front of the cab.
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