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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 39 Ford Convertible Door Garnish

Sounds like he has a 38 one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 39 Ford Convertible Door Garnish

I have one left over from a 39 convertible coupe restoration that I never finished.
They do not have a plate in the middle.
$150 includes shipping from New Zealand.
email me if you are...
Forum: Early V8 08-20-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By swoopNZ
1939 Ford V8 Deluxe fordor sedan

1939 Ford V8 deluxe fordor sedan.
Rolling barn find body less motor, gearbox and radiator.
New correct floor installed ex USA.
Excellent grille, guards, bonnet and running boards.
New running...
Forum: Early V8 08-20-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By swoopNZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-15-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 39deluxe-40 front fender question

You're right - I think the dies are where the answer lies.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 39deluxe-40 front fender question

Early 39 deluxe fenders ( and early 39 mercury ) are more concave between the headlamp opening and the side.
Why they changed around mid 39 I don't know.
Late 39 deluxe are flatter in that area as...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Axle shipped from New Orleans to Los Angeles

Kiwi Shipping are in LA.
Steve 818-324-1767
Try them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Looking for 1939 Ford Deluxe cardboard door panels

Easily made up from flexible fibreboard.
Any upholsterer shop should have it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-18-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Help with driver door on 1937 Ford Tudor sedan

You should be able to get one in reasonable condition for 1/2 that price.
Put an ad in the Wanted section.
Too much work ( and expense ) to alter a 37/40 coupe or fordor front door.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1939 Deluxe Ford headlight buckets

Silver helps with light reflection.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1938 Woody Transmission Cover

37 and 38 are pretty much the same.
39's are wider across the top and have a semi-circular cutout on the upper LH side.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-04-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1939 Radiator/Grille panels

1938 deluxe and 1939 std share the same side shrouds
They are called Radiator side assembly deflectors.
PN 81A-8084/5-B LH and RH.
38 std are slightly different.
PN 81A-8084/5-A

I have some...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-27-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1939 (not 40) heater firewall template needed

I believe the 39 convertibles had different defroster ducts than the closed ones.
Kube will know.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-21-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,565
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Dennis Carpenter '40 running boards

Good original 39/40 bare running boards come up on ebay or Ford barn from time to time.
I would buy them and a set of running board rubbers.
I don't think Drake makes the rubbers anymore so that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-05-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1939 Woody Radiator Installation

May have been for a V8-60.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,132
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1940 Ford convertible body tags

One of my 39 deluxe convertibles ( ex USA ) had a body tag up in the LH corner.
From memory it ended with 074 indicating the first week of production.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,147
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: crash

Try Dave in Inglewood.
Ring him then send some pictures.
They have worked on a lot of pre-war Ford V8's.
Bought 1 or 2 of mine back from the dead.
021 459 263
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-16-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1939 outer crossmember

Bob Drake advertises them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Interior panels

Have a look at Drake's illustration of the package tray wood kit that he sells ( or used to ).
Most common item I have found to be missing is the spare wheel bracket.
The interior rear trim...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-14-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Original color

Also the trunk handle base area.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: 1940 ford,mercury coupe

39 deluxe, 39 and 40 mercury and 40 pickup were all the same according to the original Ford Parts catalog.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By swoopNZ
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-31-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By swoopNZ
Re: Crankshaft pulley cross member clearance


Floor jack = trolley jack
Hood = bonnet
Trunk = boot
Wrist pin = gudgeon pin
Fanny = you don't want to know.
Forum: Early V8 03-29-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By swoopNZ
RHD bracket

Need the RHD bracket that connects the steering box to the chassis for 37-39 Fords.
PN 78F 5104

Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By swoopNZ
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