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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-07-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,165
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interest in new restoration project thread?

Like so many others, I look forward to this thread!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-01-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Lets play guess the home made tool. What does it do?

Mart, that is ingenious! Those things rotating was one of the most frustrating thing on my last build. !!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,972
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Hoping these two pages easier to read....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,972
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What is the price of a rebuilt flathead??

Although we seem to have gotten off the subject here, I just want to add this little book by none other than the Ford Motor Company before we go back to discussion of what a flathead is worth. I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 107,638
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Truck based woody

Well, you know now that I'm a woodie guy......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 107,638
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Truck based woody

Well, I have a half mile of dirt road off the county road to get to my driveway. This dirt road is owned by the landowners on Pickett's Lane and I'm the only one who maintains it. (1974 Oliver/White...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,972
Posted By GB SISSON
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 1947 1 ton pickup

OK, I get the paint thing. Acrylic is a one stage thing then. If I put anything with ANY gloss over my bodywork, it's not a pretty site. Hats off to you guys who can pull this off.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 1947 1 ton pickup

I know the bed is the tray, but what is a 2pack? And original wood in the tub? Is the tub the floor of the tray? It must have been in very sound condition when it arrived in Aus, huh?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-27-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 1947 1 ton pickup

Well, no luck at all. Some have slotted 1/4-20s and most are a bunch of missmatched fasteners. At least 1/2 of them are sheared off. Maybe the ford bolt guy (Ray?) would be able to fix you up. Oh...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 1947 1 ton pickup

WOW! A thing of beauty.... I have a good one ton 47 pickup and I drove it to a job today. Thankful for the great heater! I do also have 3 of them in the 'parts' stage, and a nice driver 47 one ton...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,159
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: The '37 Dually is finally coming together

Love the heavy stuff..... Sold this Studebaker on Tuesday to a guy on Camano Island. Yes, it has wood extensions on the M16 running boards. And I'm bringing him 2 more wheels because he is thinking...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Before and After

And the joy it brings to others.....well that is immeasurable. We all do our 'resNot for points, not for financial gain, but for us....' restorations' our own way, for the love of the PB Blaster...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,159
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: The '37 Dually is finally coming together

Funny thing Don, we live in sort of a parallel universe. As a kid growing up in North Seattle/Richmond Beach we spent most of our summer weekends at Hoodsport visiting my Uncle Dan who had a place on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Before and After

It's an HP Core 15 8th generation. That's what the stickers say. I think it is on windows ten. Not sure what any of that means, but it computes better than my old one with all the characters worn off...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Before and After

And Phil... That is a HUGE transformation! Why do I think you may have been the only bidder?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-24-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Before and After

Thanks guys. Some really cool stuff!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By GB SISSON
Before and After

My daughter recently bought me a new laptop.... (You younger guys, this can actually happen someday). I was transferring old photos from the depths of the old one onto the new one and came across...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 107,638
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Truck based woody

Things still going well! Having a wet fall in the Pacific NW, but driving the woodie plenty when it's sunny. The heart healthy food is boring, but my blood pressure is really good now and I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Happiness Is.....

Greg says those 12 words for all of us. I love the months and months alone in the garage with my country music and my bottle of beer after work, but there's something about a fellow 'car guy'...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,763
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Top three Ford Products, '32 - '53

My first flathead ford was a 38 tonner pu. Daily drove it for 11 years. It did me well, really well, but never too keen on the horse collar grille. I'm in with whoever wrote about anything from'35. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Making Tub Man a proud papa???

So Jim.... on our next distributor this winter, can I request the tubman brass condensor in lieu of the napa one? If nobody looks under my hood, which would you prefer?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: A contribution from the wife...

Perfect solution. The bible says we should have a 'suitable helpmate' I have one as well. "Don't git no better than that":
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Unrelated thought while working on my Car

Mattel just introduced the new 'Divorced Barbie" She comes with all Ken's s***.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Hershey on the West Coast

I'm with TJ on the Portland meet. A buddy and I go for the four days, and according to his little device, we walk 10-15 miles a day. Have made some real nice friends there as well as meeting up with...
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