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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1938/1939 Ford Woody Hinges Question

Hi, Despite the differences of opinion on Woodie front door hinges there are certainly several explanations for a wide range of experiences with these parts. First, I have rebuilt several sets of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1938/1939 Ford Woody Hinges Question

Hi, I'm sorry to inform you that 38/39 front door Woodie hinges do not interchange with 1940 front hinges. The roof line and door contours are quite different so they will not interchange. Best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-19-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Early V8 Flea Market at Fitchburg Airport

An exceptional event, the best one ever. We had beautiful weather and the friendliest crowd ever. I did not hear a single disparaging remark, the crowd was enthusiastic and I received a lot of praise...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,828
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Early Ford V8 swapmeet at Fitchburg ,Mass

Well I guess I'm coming this year, haven't missed too many over the years. Bringing a restored woodgrained 47/48 Woodie dash, a restored 41 Ford Heater, a restored 47/48 Ford Heater, a mostly...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Headlight blub

I have six GE 1184 single filament, double contact, straight post headlight bulbs that are NOS. They look the same as the Carlton's in your photo. I'll give them to you if you can attend...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-09-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,538
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1939 pickup front crossmember

Hi, If you are concerned about the quality of the repair on your front crossmember perhaps you could have those patches removed and a more competent restorer could repair it correctly. If that does...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1939 PU fender question

Yes, there was a repair panel made for 35-40 rear fenders for the leading end where the fender attaches to the running board. They were made by Engineering and Mfg. Services of Cleveland, Ohio the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,599
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Walt Duponts shop

Hi John,
Great news that Barb is okay! Now you can totally enjoy the hobby with her partnership instead of wondering and worrying about going it alone. She is a lady with a great sense of humor,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,755
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Need some help identifying this radiator

I think Walt's close but not a pickup radiator as it does not have the extended tank that sticks out over the fan. However, it does look a lot like a 39 car radiator I had which did not have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1939 Pick up interior mirror

39 pickup trucks certainly did have interior mirrors. They are the oval type like the ones used in the passenger cars but have a slightly different mounting bracket. I dis-assembled three parts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1953 Ford Special Washers needed

Those knurled washers look exactly like the ones used in cowl vents in the earlier Fords. Perhaps that could be a lead for you. Best wishes, Toby Lampert
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By 39wdy
Re: ? about 49 Merc clutch/brake pivot assembly

I've got an NOS 49/50 Merc brake and clutch pedal set sitting on a shelf in my shop. PM me if interested. Toby Lampert
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Original selling price

Hi, I'm not sure of the exact price on a 48 Ford Super Deluxe Station Wagon (Woodie) but a 47 list price was $1,972. Those post war prices really started to escalate as I know my 39 Ford Deluxe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 39 4 door windshield clips

I have a pair of the clips you need in my hand right now. They are not SHOW quality but eminently serviceable. Send me your address if they are good enough for your application keep them and send me...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,846
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Looks like it's time...

Joshua, I would also encourage you to keep this car as there never will be another "first" car for you. Perhaps you can find enough work to save some money for a "practical car" and put the 49 away...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,161
Posted By 39wdy
Re: ~~ a shocking request ~~

Hi Bill, Sorry to hear the news but thrilled to hear how well you are dealing with it. I'm so glad you have a wonderful partner like your wife, Lee and the support of the good folks at the Fordbarn....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,526
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 39 P/U getting out....side

Hey Scott,
Looks wonderful!!! OHHH what a feeling going out for that first shakedown cruise. It did my heart good to see you get it out and on the road. Best wishes, Toby
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Posted By 39wdy
Re: original spark plug wrench

Hi, I just checked my collection of Ford tools and I have four of those wrenches. I probably don't need four of them. They all have the circle with the M in it for the manufacturer's mark, no Ford...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Engine color?

Hi, To be "correct" your block, heads, intake, and water pumps should be the Ford dark blue engine paint available from your favorite parts supplier in aerosol spray cans or in quarts for brushing...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Radio delete bars

I have a very rusty original 39 Deluxe radio delete plate that I have copied for a few people out of hardwood and then covered it with Bare-Metal-Foil(a model building product to duplicate chrome)...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,154
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Not everyone likes old Fords.......

On a similar theme, I drove my 39 Ford Woodie over to our local Ford dealership here in Southern Vermont so my mentor, Ken Bailey could show his former colleagues what he had been up to since...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 1939 ford parking brake

Hi Jon,
Please let us know what you need to correct your brake problems as these are essential to operation (you can't go if you can't stop). I have saved all kinds of 39 parts having restored a 39...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,946
Posted By 39wdy
Re: There and Back in a 38 Ford

Stunning scenery!!! Sorry about your tire/tyre. However, the car performed well despite its age and lack of "modern technology". Perhaps you can persuade Professor Henry to bring Old Henry over to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,556
Posted By 39wdy
Re: 39 pickup social group questions

Hi, I think I have an extra pair of hood hinges for your truck. They are not beautiful but at least serviceable. I could not pawn them off on Mike in Mass or 39 Portlander, but they still have some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,339
Posted By 39wdy
Re: Bottle Jack for '49 F1

Hey, I thought that jack looked awful familiar... just went out and looked at the old jack collection (now that the snow has melted and I can get into the shed). I have six of these jacks in my...
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