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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 08:41 AM
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32 frame

32 frame damage over the rear axle bumper I've read has been associated with several causes requiring factory installed reinforcements, typically rear collision, push starting, & often it's been said...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,842
Posted By RB
Re: Rare Deuce parts thread

On the subject of raised panel hoods vs not, 20 louver vs 25, & closed rear louver vs. open which might I only surmise have the least flex/twist when opened. ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 89,448
Posted By RB
Re: Engine block I.D. pictures

I have a relieved 59 block which has no 'L' designation immediately after the '59' but rather slightly off to the left top side of the bell housing near the 1/8"npt tapped oil gallery & the 'L' is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By RB
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

Thanks for the horn & bracket clarification, I did note the length difference of the online brackets offered & it's a correct assumption my thoughts were it would be something to work with, however...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By RB
Re: 32 ford ooga horn

Thanks guys for all the input, I see Mac's among others can provide the tall bracket for the motor driven horns, however can I assume all the boat tail 32 horns are the ahooga type ?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By RB
32 ford ooga horn

I have an excellent sounding model 'A' ooga horn which I would like to mount in the original position on the front fender of my 32 however the rear motor portion is too long to clear the hood &...
Forum: Early V8 03-20-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By RB
32 ford quarter

Looking to locate the vendor that at one time offered the tudor sedan quarter outer skin from the belt line down including the reveal surrounding the fender
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By RB
Re: Their still out there

After the fact, however always preferred to use the shop vacuum prior to the power wash to prevent any paper documentation from getting soaked, for sure a top grade filtration mask is a must. A...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-18-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By RB
Re: NASCAR 1957 Ford

Bob Burdick is correct regarding the 57 they also fielded a 58 as well, he passed away several years ago his father Roy passed years ago & his Uncle Bud most recently. They each migrated to the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-15-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By RB
Re: NASCAR 1957 Ford

I had a posting here on the ford barn or the hamb this past year regarding the Roy Burdick family in Omaha that ran a 57 supercharged 300 2 dr sedan throughout the midwest it was said to be the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By RB
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Upon a second look the street rod appears to also have an inverted 33-36 rear bumper...something that has been done through the years for the sake of doing it because one could just to be different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By RB
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Certainly appears the hot rod fever was alive & well, looked to be a 32 cabriolet/roadster ? cresting the hill & passing by a 28-29 'A' roadster hot rod with 39 or similar tail-lamps mounted in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By RB
Re: Pick hammer dent removal

A bit off topic but my Father spoke of a regular customer who while on a hunting trip discharged his shot gun in his 36 Chevy distorting the roof panel, & being a lead/metal man successfully shrank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By RB
Re: Pick hammer dent removal

Rather unusual is any pattern evident ? I have a 32 door skin with similar shot gun damage, just a guess :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By RB
Re: Top of cowl for '32 cabriolet?

While Andy would certainly be more than capable, on a visit I noticed he had various templates for the 32 quarters from the belt line down should a project not require a full panel, however he would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,514
Posted By RB
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Speedway motors has a vintage racer that survived by a clever farmer safely covering it with corncobs in a corner of his barn, apparently to many knew it was idled for some time & felt it should be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,484
Posted By RB
Re: 32 grille teeth sea gull grey color

At one time I used Hirsch Auto finishes to match a color sample using their spectrometer system for a perfect match.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By RB
Re: A 40 project for Kube?

Purchased a pair of 32 sedan doors & a 32 frame that were in a barn fire, only needed the hinges from the doors which were usable but the sheet metal portion had gotten so hot the upper door frames...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By RB
Re: Interesting 32

Looks as if the bumper is straight however the car it's self is listing to the left as a result of the road surface, taking the curb, or perhaps a broken or tweaked leaf spring ???? or as the sign...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By RB
Re: why wire wheels?

Never really gave it much thought but perhaps the lack of paved roads & the possibility of mud build up on the mechanical brake systems of the day, the manufactures felt the spoke wheel provided some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,861
Posted By RB
Re: Rumble Seat Risk

While my sport coupe has driver /passenger restraints I have yet to apply them to the rumble seat & always an adult is seated with the grandkids, my biggest concern is a distracted driver resulting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,861
Posted By RB
Re: Rumble Seat Risk

The 1950's baby boom was no doubt a result of more accidents in full size sedans as opposed to a rumble seat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,022
Posted By RB
Re: 32 ford hood

Rotorwrench....Appreciate your service, & being one who somewhat parallels your m. o. s. (67n20), I too during my so. east tour of duty overheard a flight officer respond to a crew chief whom in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By RB
Re: Thanksgiving

Best holiday wishes to all !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By RB
Re: 15" Rims

Don't recall the width between the beads, but at least of passing interest the early Jeeps were 5-1/2" bolt pattern with the large center hole as required for 4x4 hub clearance, however they lacked...
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