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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-16-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,261
Posted By Zimmco
Re: Prayers for Don Rogers

Don, you'll be in our prayers for a speedy recovery.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-25-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By Zimmco
Re: Labaron & Bonney don't know how to install their tops

I have the original 33-34 instructions (8 pages) and can send a copy. Send me a pm with your address and give me a few days to get the copies made. I can also send photos as you need them.


Al
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 35 Vehicle ID

Late April '35 according to Francis and DeAngelis in "The Early Ford V8 as Henry Built It"
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 35 pickup seat springs

The original floorboard is plywood. The bottom picture in #5 is an original, which had delaminated and was pretty beat up. I made an exact duplicate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 35 pickup seat springs

Note that the bottom of the seat base is routed around the perimeter to accommodate the thickness of the seat cover and tacks. The hinges are also inset into the bottom so they are flush with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 34 Cabriolet top iron; bent or not

I double checked the picture, and it may not be clearly seen, but the cloth only extends to the beginning of the bent area that provides room for the padding.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 34 Cabriolet top iron; bent or not

More info - there is a sheet metal strip about 3/8" wide on each side of the bow to hold the padding in place. Each strip has two countersunk holes for flathead screws to match up with the holes in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-14-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 34 Cabriolet top iron; bent or not

Finally back from vacation, so here goes:

The metal top bow is about 49 1/4' wide on the INSIDE from pivot hole to pivot hole. It was difficult to measure in the car, but should be pretty close.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-07-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,248
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 34 Cabriolet top iron; bent or not

Here are some photos that may help
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Zimmco
Re: '35 pickup gas tank mounting

Yes, that's correct. The tank rests on top of the frame rails cushioned by a strip of rubber under each flange. Regular frame webbing should work as well as rubber.
Forum: Early V8 11-07-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 11-05-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 11-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 10-28-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 10-02-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 10-02-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
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Forum: Early V8 10-02-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Zimmco
Forum: Early V8 09-27-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Zimmco
35-37 Pickup Kick Panels

I have a set of new ABS kick panels for a 37 pickup for sale. This set came from LeBaron Bonney. They can be trimmed to fit and installed as is or used to cover with upholstery material. Has correct...
Forum: Early V8 09-27-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Zimmco
35-36 Pickup Interior roof & rear panels

This is a nice replacement set I took out of my pickup when I went to original. The finish is a black velour that's in great condition and perfect for a driver. I can bring to Hershey on Thursday the...
Forum: Early V8 09-27-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Zimmco
36 Pickup Radiator

36 Pickup Radiator. Needs to be recored. The tanks and straps are good with a small crack on one strap (see picture), and a small dent in the top right inlet. Both easily fixed. Will not ship, but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-17-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Zimmco
Re: New Project Questions

The grill goes on the inside of the inner fenders.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 1935 big truck bench seat question

One more picture. Both sides are the same.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-08-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 1935 big truck bench seat question

Here are a few pictures. Note the three holes on each side as pointed out by nelsb01.
Forum: Early V8 07-05-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Zimmco
36 pickup radiator

Original 36 Ford pickup radiator. Tanks, straps and bottom support good, but needs a new core. Local pickup only.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-25-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Zimmco
Re: 34 Dash - What is the original wood grain pattern?

Here's a restored dash and a closeup of the header
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