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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Bench Seat Headrests

I have a '39 Ford Coupe with a bench seat. For traveling, my wife wants a head rest and an arm rest. What is the easiest way to add these items? Can I modify the original seat or would it be best...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1936 Ford Coupe spare tire lock

I haven't tried this and I'm not sure this will work, but give it a try.

https://sites.google.com/site/mrtexascitrus/home/36fordlock
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 35 drivers door hinge set

Wescott in Damascus OR has them, 1-800-523-6279, catalog 2005a-4, page N-13. Their ad says - for 35-40 Ford Coupe, Sedan, Convertible, so I am guessing they're all the same. HOWEVER, they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

I stand corrected on the wood that sandwiches the panel board. According to an email I received, they are not 1" x 2" pieces, they are 1" x 1". I don't know if this is correct but the person...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

Mart, the photos/information Kube provided me gave me the answer to my question. The framing is made up of 4 pieces (see first photo), this I knew because my reference '40 has them in it. My...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-25-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

My thanks to Kube for all the help he gave me in successfully resolving this issue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

19Fordy - Yes I am certain this is an original piece. The '40 Ford coupe it came out of was put away 0ver 40 years ago (just drove in a garage and parked) and it is an extremely fine example of an...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-23-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

I have an original factory package tray from my reference '40 Ford coupe that is identical to my '39. Photo 1 shows the gap I am referring to, it shows the tray to be 1" short of the middle wooden...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Package Tray Question

I have already made the cardboard template, the problem is the template, which was based on an original piece, is to short (in my opinion) therein causing a lot of head scratching. As mentioned, the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,567
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Package Tray Question

I am trying to build the package tray for a 1939 Ford Coupe and have a reference 1940 Coupe for comparison. The wooden piece for 1940 Ford package tray fits in place nicely (it's an original). With...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Cage Nuts for Fenders

I am looking for the size of cage nut Ford used to attach their fenders to the body. I would prefer a "kit" of cage nuts and bolts but I'm not choosey. I found 5/16"-24, 1/4"-20, 3/8"-24 and...
Forum: Early V8 09-21-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,316
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1936 Ford Gas Tank - Sold

Tank has been sold.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,858
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Coupe Internal Framing Question

I am moving along OK but I ran into a problem beyond what I think I can fix. A brace going from the passenger side to the package tray needs welded due to a crack - BUT - it looks like a severe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,858
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Coupe Internal Framing Question

Just a quick question - the vertical brace from the back of the tool tray to the floor - did you have the original (mine has been cut out as well as the brace from the trunk to the back of the tool...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,212
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Coupe Seat Question

Thanks, I heard Dodge Caravan buckets fit as well, just need to cut out about 4" from the base, make up some mounting brackets and bolt in.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,212
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Coupe Seat Question

I am busy modifying a 1939 Ford Coupe. The wife wants a new seat with a headrest, something in the middle to rest her arm on and an adjustable back. I found a set of bucket seats, in good shape,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,858
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Coupe Internal Framing Question

In picture 3 you show the assembled package tray. Do you have a picture of it prior to installing the large vertical panel?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,858
Posted By FatFndr
Re: 1939 Ford Coupe Internal Framing Question

WOW! That is more than what I expected and EXACTLY what I needed, I'm overwhelmed with the info. Thanks 19FORDY and the others who offered support.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,858
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Coupe Internal Framing Question

I have a 1939 Ford Coupe that I am currently working on. The framing behind the seat going into the trunk area has been “modified” and I am trying to put it back together the way it was originally. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By FatFndr
Trunk Lid Support Bracket

I was at a car show recently and saw this trunk support bracket on a 1936 Plymouth. The owner had bought them commercially but couldn't remember from who. He told me he would email me with the...
Forum: Early V8 07-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By FatFndr
Forum: Early V8 07-06-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By FatFndr
What's it worth? Pines Winter Front

I have a Pines Winterfront that has never been used and is in excellent condition. The "Pines" knobs are perfect with no chips or cracks, the mechanism is all there and is stiff (like new feeling),...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,734
Posted By FatFndr
Re: joke of the day.

THE TINY CABIN


A social worker from a big City in Massachusetts recently transferred toMountains of West Virginia and was on first tour of her new territory when she came upon the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-07-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By FatFndr
1939 Ford Glove Box door question

I have a 1939 Ford glove box door that was made to house a clock, but there is no clock in there. Does anyone know of an aftermarket clock that will fit the opening?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,734
Posted By FatFndr
Talking Re: joke of the day.

Can you believe it?

They sent my income tax return form back to me!

In response to question # 4, "Do you have any dependents?"

I replied -

"4.1 million illegal...
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