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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2022, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Gilbert T
Re: 1940 Convertible top cylinder brackets.

Thanks very much for the information. A member has replied on message and will hopefully have the measurements needed to fabricate a set.I will update . Martin
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 Convertible top cylinder brackets.

Good day, Would anyone be able to help me with some information regarding the vacuum power top cylinder brackets. I am in the process of re installing the assembly but the brackets that hold the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

Spare tire hold down
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

I have recently come across a 1940 convertible spare tyre hold down. Suprised how rare these are as have been looking for one for four years. This is a copy of the original seemingly. Did someone on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

My friend paints cars for a living. Mostly old cars. Hes done some for me in the past so he will be painting it. Want it really nice. I have got lots of bits to fit to it over the last few years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

If anyone has an original set of fender skirts for it I would be interested. Thanks.
Martin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

Yes I agree. Mandarin Maroon is the colour I had mostly thought about using. Thanks for the input it's been decided that's the colour. Santa wouldn't approve no doubt...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

It's fun. Dont forget the foot clutch! Have a '36 chief under restoration. It's the standard fender type a lot of people prefer.
Forum: Early V8 10-03-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 Fender skirts

Hi, I am looking for a set of original 1940 fender skirts to fit to my 1940 deluxe convertible.
Thanks.
Martin.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

1941 Indian chief
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

Some might like this photo of my 40 beside another American icon.My 41 indian chief.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: Vermillion red

Thanks for the replies. Best to repaint in one of the standard 40 colours. I was never gone on the bright red to be honest, it's just such a big job to do a colour change correctly is a bit daunting !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-02-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By Gilbert T
Vermillion red

Good evening, I have my 1940 convertible 4 years now and this winter am planning to paint it. It seems to be vermillion red. This was a commercial colour for 1940. I cant find any trace of another...
Forum: Early V8 06-05-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 Fender skirts

Hi there,I am looking for an original set of fender skirts for a 1940 deluxe convertible. Thanks.
Martin
Forum: Early V8 04-26-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 Jack and spare tire clamp

Hi there,I am looking for an original bumper Jack for a 1940 deluxe convertible and the spare tire clamp and fittings for this car also.
Martin.
Forum: Early V8 08-06-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 convertible Spare wheel bracket

Looking for the spare wheel hold down bracket for a 1940 convertible. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 05-20-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 rear view mirror

Hello,I'm looking for a 1940 rear view mirror or just the mirror bracket. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-19-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: 1940 Convertible

Thank you for the nice comments. Took it to a christening yesterday,its first real run. Sure caused a stir in a sea of silver blandmobiles!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Gilbert T
Re: 1940 Convertible

Yes of course. Here I am posing with it after it arrived from sunny Spain.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By Gilbert T
1940 Convertible

Hello,and sorry for not posting earlier as I was accepted last year.I am in Dublin Ireland and Last September I purchased a 1940 convertible in Valencia Spain. It's very nice condition having had...
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