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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,167
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Accepting cash for car sale

'Sold a car at the Portland swap meet many years ago for $14,000. We (three car guys) were staying in a not-so-pleasant party of the beautiful City. I didn't want to leave the loot in the hotel...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: 34 Ford Carburetor

order a carb kit, find someone in your area with a bit of mechanical knowledge, and who uses an ultrasonic cleaner. The results will be noticeable.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: installing door glass 1934 3 W

Helpful tips. Thanks! Ford laborer's must have used a unique tool or suction on both sides of the glass to hold and maneuver the glass into the channel. This is a real chore.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: installing door glass 1934 3 W

Thx. In times past when I have installed glass in metal channel I have used oil on the setting tape. This results in expansion/selling of the tape fairly soon after. This leads to a tight fit. I'm...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Ron Pilger
installing door glass 1934 3 W

I have new safety glass cut, bought Vintique window side channeling, and also the same companies lower glass metal channel for both doors. The regulators were in the otherwise bare doors on the 34...
Forum: Early V8 06-14-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Ron Pilger
Forum: Early V8 06-11-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Ron Pilger
34 Rumble seat backrest hangers

I'm looking to buy a complete set of brackets/hangers to hold the backrest cushion for my 34 Coupe to the rumble lid. if anyone has converted their rumble car to a trunk model and still have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,286
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Project ford G48 from russia

Who would have thought? Great post! Welcome
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: 1934 coupe rear window channel

My three usual parts vendors advise unavailability. Perhaps I have to extend my search!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-23-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Ron Pilger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Ron Pilger
1934 coupe rear window channel

I have ordered and received and test-installed a new rear window wood kit and the felt track for my 34 3 window Coupe. 'Cut new safety glass. I hadn't really studied this area of the car before...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,068
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Covid

Fordbarn is collectively praying for you/them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,654
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

Well done. Memories are forever.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Backfire all the way home

Faulty condensor if I was a betting man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,502
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

Thank you fundytides for your view. You echo my mindset. My '34 Fords have been built with passion for them, not end value.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,502
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

any other opinions? i'd like to determine an average after hearing ten or more viewpoints. Thx.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,502
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

here is another view of the Roadster
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,502
Posted By Ron Pilger
help with Model A market values

I've been toying with early V8 Fords for the last twenty years and haven't followed the Model A market extensively. I'd like to get some feedback as to rough market value of a couple of 28 Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Ron Pilger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Ron Pilger
1934 steering column tube re-install

One of my 34 Fords is simple, unrestored, driver-fun quality. I removed the steering column, intact, for a thorough rebuild of the steering box. I do not have a key for the steering lock in this car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Please drive your 33-34 Ford today in honor of my friend from Texas

Damn Covid. It's been brutal for so many. Prayers to you and all impacted.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Hello Ford Barn

Some guys have great taste in old iron. Welcome.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: sometimes all we can do is laugh!

DavidG, you nailed it. As I've done literally dozens of times before, I sent the seller a U.S. funds bank draft. At the risk of being repetitious, these are guaranteed fund's to the seller and his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ron Pilger
sometimes all we can do is laugh!

I have bought hundreds of parts over forty years using cash, with personal cheques, with a pay-ya-later handshake, with money orders, with bank drafts and with etransfers. I have used Paypay a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: pickup bed - assembled or disassembled

assembled!!! you will save a massive unmount of time.
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