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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Stretch Cab
Missing 36 Front Brake Part?

I was cleaning up the parts to put my front brakes back together today and it looks like I may be missing a part. In the first picture there is a little cap on the brake part. (Have no idea what it...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Fords and Friends Car Show

Thanks so much. I will be there.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-19-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Stretch Cab
Fords and Friends Car Show

Iíve tried to find the date online but to no avail. When is the Fords and Friends show in Lake Worth? It is a really nice show.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Early 30 Pickup questions

Here is a picture of my truck in the color my daughter requested. Son in law at the wheel. The truck has been in the family for almost 49 years. It came off a nearby farm.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,112
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Early 30 Pickup questions

My early 30 PU is like yours as for the radiator and gas caps. Mine ha 21” wheels and I believe them to be original.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,258
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Last years body on this years car

Have you tried finding any old pictures of the car when it was raced? Might be some history out there in some old albums.
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 11-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Stuart, Florida

There is a guy in Hobe Sound, just to your south that has one or more nice T’s. But in January or February there is a nice all Ford show in Lake Worth. I’ve been looking for the dats but it is...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-25-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Stretch Cab
Totally off topic, sort of?

Well, if it ever happens to me I hope I can make the best of it.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: My "new" 1931 Phaeton

I absolutely love it. I have a nice deluxe roadster but my goal is to have a phaeton.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-13-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,793
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

Before I gave my daughter my Rdst. PU that my dad and I restored when I was 15 I re-restored the truck in the color of her choice, red. I was living in central Mexico at the time so I loaded the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-12-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

Thank you very much.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Stretch Cab
Where to buy 1936 Brake Shoes?

I can't seem to find a supplier for new brake shoes for my 36. I figured that while I am rebuilding everything I might as well go with new shoes. I see earlier and later shoes but nothing for the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Drag Link Rebuild?

Yes it is the top one or in my case the original one. Guess going to have to spend a little cash!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Stretch Cab
Drag Link Rebuild?

What do I do with the end of the drag link that has the tie rod type end seemingly permanently attached? Can that end be rebuilt? I do not see any rebuild kits for doing the rebuild but I do see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Chassis paint recommendations?

I am using Eastwoods Chassis Black. I use their mid-grade one and it works great to either spray or bush. I will be using it tomorrow to work some more on the frontend parts on my 36. I just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-29-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: 1936 Springs and Manuals

Thanks for the replies and information. I've owned this car for about 50 years and it is finally getting the restoration it deserves. It will be slow as I don't have the time or money but it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Stretch Cab
1936 Springs and Manuals

Making progress on the frontend of my Fordor. We have the frontend all apart and I'm cleaning parts and painting.

I see that the front spring leaf's have a groove for grease along with a grease...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-05-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Reconstructing History

I traced a Model A I once owned back to the current owner by contacting local car clubs in the area where I sold it. The car had been sold again but I found the person I sold it to who in turn put...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-30-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,810
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: What's the most absurb advice you've received in the old car hobby?

It's an antique, go ahead and buy it you can always get your money out of it!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-30-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: A Couple 36 Fordor Questions

Well, I'm very frustrated that I can't upload another picture to show the firewall. The car is a Deluxe Fordor but doesn't have any horns where they should be. I agree the horns look much newer. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-29-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Stretch Cab
A Couple 36 Fordor Questions

In working on my car recently I saw that the horns that have been on my car since I have had it for over 40 years look factory in their installation. The holes are recessed into the firewall with...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Henry Fords Pay Scale

One site I check gave a daily rate of $25.66 in todays dollars. It did not give values of goods compared to today so I do not know what the buying power of $5.00 would have been. Seems like history...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-18-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Stretch Cab
Town Car

Maybe a couple years ago a TC body came up for sale here on the Barn. There was a lot of discussion and it seemed the seller disappeared.

Not wanting to rehash the pros and cons of the car but I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-02-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: The Great American Garage-pics

I don't have an exterior shot of my shop but here are some inside pictures. I live in Fl. and my shop is in NC so it isn't the best situation but all I can do until I retire.

To me my shop is as...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By Stretch Cab
Re: Small Parts Spray Paint

I use Eastwoods Chassis Black. You have to use their primer but you can brush the primer and top coat on small pieces and it looks great. Just another option.
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