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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-15-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: '54 front springs

Thanks Parklane but I want to bring the front of the car back up. This was a modified car built in LA back in the seventies and then gradually modified further by a succession of owners after it had...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-14-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: '54 front springs

Thanks so much John, I really appreciate your help.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-14-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: 1932 Tudor window channel

Problem now sorted, Thank you Dick.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-14-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: '54 front springs

John they would be perfect if you can send to NJ and take PayPal?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-14-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Plumpcars
'54 front springs

Please excuse my ignorance here. I'm well versed in buying parts for my 32 but have just bought a '54 Customline and have no clue where to start with parts. The car currently has chopped front...
Forum: Early V8 11-03-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Plumpcars
Forum: Early V8 10-24-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Plumpcars
1932 Tudor sedan garnish

I am in need of a right side(passenger side) rear quarter garnish for a '32 Tudor sedan. A rough one will do fine as long as it is repairable. Although I am in the UK I need the part sent to NJ where...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: 1932 Tudor sedan door latches.

Thank you for such a quick response. I didn't want to make a mistake!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By Plumpcars
1932 Tudor sedan door latches.

I see that the new reproduction 5 window door latches are saying that they will work on a sedan by modifying the length of the arms to the remote handle. Before I spend my money on a pair can anybody...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-23-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By Plumpcars
1932 Tudor window channel

The door window channel guides are missing on my 1932 Tudor, these are the metal U channels which sit vertically not the felts. I see that So Cal Speedshop list the ones that go at the latch end of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By Plumpcars
'32 sedan windshield frame.

I am in the process of replacing the rotten windshield frame on my sedan. In removing the screws which hold the hinge brackets and slider brackets to the frame I noticed that all 4 pieces are also...
Forum: Early V8 09-24-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: 1932 Ford tudor sedan original door garnish

I am interested in these. Have sent you a private message.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,395
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Not a barn find - 39 Woodie

Such a great find Gary and love your plans for it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,263
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Scammers are watching this website

It makes it hard for those of us that are in England and are genuine. I need a few scruffy window garnish trims for my '32 sedan but hesitate to place a wanted ad simply because I know that it will...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-04-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Where to get an inertia kill switch?

I got one from Ron Francis Wire Works. Not cheap but I like the quality of their products even though I hope to never use it:

http://www.ronfrancis.com/prodinfo.asp?number=CR-92
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-26-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,135
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Could be a scammer,

They watch every forum. Generally it's a large Nigerian operation. In the UK there are a genuine close knit bunch of rodders/restorers who will always try and help out with any suspect cases.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,135
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Could be a scammer,

That address is a windscreen replacement company. They are part of a chain called 'Mr Chip'. It is the other end of the country to me but you could ring the company through their website.
I would be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-20-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: 32 Windshield wiper

Some people in the UK use a Landrover motor. This fits in the area of the original.
On my own sedan I am using a Lucas motor as fitted to Mini's, Mg's etc. with a cable drive across to the wiper arm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-25-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: '32 hood hinge

Thanks for the guidance, much appreciated.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-24-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By Plumpcars
'32 hood hinge

I'm using a repro 4 piece hood on my '32 sedan. What finish do people use on the two hinge rods? Should they be plated/painted or just oiled?
Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-24-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 32,621
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Can We get A Merry Christmas From Every Fordbarner?

Hoping that all of you and your families have a great Christmas! Very special thanks to those of you that have helped me this year.

Steve in the UK.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2011, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,714
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: Scam

Don't blame the British! These tend to be Nigerian run scams. If you are in The States they appear to come from England. If you are in England they appear to come from Canada and so on...
I helped a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: 1932 Tudor sedan door clearance.

Thanks all for your helpful replies. The problem is in that top corner above the upper hinge but is too tight a gap between the door and body as if you were looking from above rather than a tight gap...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Plumpcars
1932 Tudor sedan door clearance.

In the process of sorting out the bodywork on my sedan and have hit a small problem on the drivers door. If you look at the car side on there are now good door gaps on each door which I achieved by...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-03-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 78,388
Posted By Plumpcars
Re: How many of you are working on a 1932 Ford ?

Here's my '32 sedan currently going together with a 348 Chevy /TH350 and 9" rear.

http://imagehosting.rodsnsods.co.uk/534e1006c187f5f.jpg
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