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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Trucks Discussion / 1937 Ford Truck

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02-03-2020 @ 11:52 AM
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Hi Guys, I need some help on identifying the model of this 1937 truck. So here is what I have been told, it is a 2 1/2 ton truck which has a manual trans with a pto out put. I have searched countless pictures on line and to me they all look the same. Trying to buy parts without a model number is terrible to say the least. I am trying to update some things for a good buddy, this was his grandpa's truck that started his biz that he now runs. Thanks in advance for any and all info!

02-03-2020 @ 6:44 PM
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The model number is "79" for 1937 trucks: 1 1/2 ton. I have a 1937 dump truck with PTO and hydraulic dump body made by Garwood. The WD is 131" with 4 speed transmission. My brother has a 1936 mechanical dump and the model number for 1936 is "51". I do not think Ford anything bigger than a 1 1/2 truck in 1937. The truck engines had a "double" pulley water pumps (two fan belts)for 1935-1937.



02-03-2020 @ 9:08 PM
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Here is some more information -
Henry is correct, any parts should start with the prefix 79-
The body type is a Dump/Chassis Cab and is 93C, so a 1937 Ford 1 1/2 Ton truck would be 79-93C

Please note that many things are similar to 1/2 ton 1937 pickups, mostly in the cab area. The door handles, the glove box, the gauges, and seat.
You may find that searching for parts at a truck repair facility as a place to start. They may have the equipment to repair brake shoes as an example.
Hope this helps.

02-04-2020 @ 12:05 PM
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Thanks for the replies guy's. They will help immensely in my quest.

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