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Dozerman51 last won the day on February 5

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About Dozerman51

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    Member, been hanging around a while...

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  • Location
    San Carlos,CA
  • My Project Cars
    1941 Dodge military WC-12


  • Location
    San Carlos, Ca
  • Interests
    Old trucks

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  1. Dozerman51

    Best way to pick up a Christmas tree

    I’m sure it is a good freeway cruiser with the mods you have done to it. Nice color and the highlighted Dodge tailgate adds a finishing touch. I believe the Navy calls you guys Puddle Jumpers or something like that(Just kidding now). LOL.
  2. Dozerman51

    Split Ring Tire Question

    I don’t know about “Seating” a bead at 100PSI, but I would think your head stands a good chance of being “Unseated” from the rest of your body at that pressure with a split ring wheel. Ouch!!!!!!!
  3. Dozerman51

    Best way to pick up a Christmas tree

    Thank you for your service. My older son is a CPO in the Navy. He’s a Crew Chief and a rated rated Rescue Swimmer on MH-60’s. Transfered this past May to NAS Atsugi with the family. He’s got about 1 more enlistment to go before retirement. That will give him about 23 years. Hope to go visit him in the new year. I like your truck. Is it stock? Does it still have the 217 flathead?
  4. Dozerman51

    Best way to pick up a Christmas tree

    Hello CWO. Do not mean to pry, but does CWO mean your a retired Chief Warrant Officer?
  5. Dozerman51

    Rear Axle Identification on B-1-F

    The ratio should be stamped between the 2 carrier bolts that are parallel to the left (drivers side) axle tube. Go to the “Pilothouse Knowledge”site. Click on to the 1948-53 truck parts book. Click to the rear axle section. The photos show you where the axle ratio’s are located for all the relevant truck models.
  6. Dozerman51

    Bad 230 crank

    It doesn’t matter whether you have a 23” block or a 25” block as long as you use the crank “And” rods from one and install them in another block of the same size they will work.
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    ANSWERED Long block engine number

    That is probably a rebuilders number.
  8. Dozerman51

    T40 engine capacity.

    No Problemo. Good luck with your project.
  9. Dozerman51

    T40 engine capacity.

    Oil capacity is 5 quarts without oil filter, with oil filter 6 quarts.
  10. Dozerman51

    T40 engine capacity.

    If your talking about displacement my Motors truck repair manual 1936-42 lists the T-40 as a 218.06 (3&3/8x4&1/16) L Head.
  11. Dozerman51

    ring and pinion

    Ok, we need to figure out just what you are talking about. You have an early 3/4 ton WC-51 with the 8.75” ring and pinion third members right? You switched out the 5.83 r&p’s for 4.89’s then right. Good luck finding one set of 4.30 r&p’s let alone two. Your best bet would be to locate 2 good used 4.30 8.75” third members and bolt them right in. This ratio was used in all 1ton dodge trucks from 1940-1952-53. The DU route van also used this ratio. The side gear spline size was changed in the civi trucks from 1945 onwards so make sure if you purchase a post war third member that you have the right axle shafts to go with it. 3.91 and 4.10 ratios were also available, but those are very rare also. You need to keep in mind that in going with a lower numbered ratio you will gain more top end speed but lose power going up hills. Believe me I know. I am running 4.30’s in my 1/2 ton WC with 900-16 tires. I have a 25” 236 Flathead in it which is mostly stock. It cruises good at 55-60, but anything more than a moderate hill and it losses pulling power quickly. Those 900-16’s are a heavy tire and wheel. Things to think about when switching out ratios in these old trucks.
  12. Dozerman51

    Cabbage Hauler - WD-21 Build Thread

    Thank very much. I appreciate it. Have a nice day.
  13. Dozerman51

    Cabbage Hauler - WD-21 Build Thread

    Any chance you could give me the contact info of the person you bought the tranny from? Thanks.
  14. Dozerman51

    Cabbage Hauler - WD-21 Build Thread

    Hi Jomani, Would you be interested in selling the transfer case shift lever set-up. I could sure use it for my WC-12 transmission swap. Thanks
  15. Dozerman51

    Cabbage Hauler - WD-21 Build Thread

    I this the motor that came with the 1 ton WD you purchased?

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