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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-19-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Finding original options / paperwork

Last name Dills? If so that was the end of a longtime family dealership.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Who going to Canfield, Ohio Swap Meet?

My brother and I will be there Saturday. He has a 1957 Nomad and has found things there in the past. Any early V8 stuff there?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-02-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Modern Ford Q?

I'm the service manager in a small Ford dealership in Ohio. Problem is real and we've had to chisel some of them off. Had a Pontiac Vibe in today that we had to replace all of the lug nuts. The...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,226
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Mind Your Own Business Coupes

In the sales brochures Ford calls the 1947 and 1948 3 passenger coupes as a "business coupe". To my knowledge Ford did not refer to the 1946 as a "business coupe.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: '42 passenger bumper ID question

Looks like a 1942 Deluxe bumper.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,915
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Using Ford Barn as an distraction

Wade, very sorry for your loss. I'm an USAF vet as is my son.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-17-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Interesting read in Hemmings about restoration costs.

I've seen Bob Green's green 71 Torino in person. My former salesman sold him his original grabber blue 71 convertible at Mount Carmel, PA. (Kuzo Brothers Ford Mercury). Jack and I had the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,269
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: DEAD: 1948 Super Deluxe 8 Sedan

Fighting a similar condition on a 48 Ford coupe. New C&G starter, NAPA FA 54 condenser, Skip rebuilt coil, Charlie rebuilt carb and fuel pump, Deka battery,
new solenoid. Starts and runs great but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: WTB - Chrome & Blue Plastic Hood Ornament

Watch the repo's fit loose in the original hood ornament. I found out the hard way. Was able to find NOS at Hershey.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Photos of Ford Grills

Yes it is a 1941.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-05-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: 47 Super Deluxe Dash Color

High jack the thread a little. I have a Deluxe and the needles on the gauges are silver. Most of the Super Deluxes are gold? But I've seen gauges with red hands (needles). Is the red for open cars or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Early Ford V-8 Museum 1956 Mercury Monterey Raffle

I'll be sending money out next week. This is the year I win right, Ha!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: To settle an argument

Not in the United States.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Engine Stand Adapter

The prefix on it looks like T54L which would be 1954 . For sure for OHV engines.
Forum: Early V8 12-16-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: 59 A-B engines

Engines are sold!
Forum: Early V8 12-15-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By 1942deluxe
59 A-B engines

Complete except generator and starter engine that turns easily. Was taken from running vehicle and stored in heated shop building. Also torn down 59 engine with a block that was supposed to have been...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-01-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,925
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: It's tough

So sorry Keith.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-14-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,421
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: David Pearson

Hard to see your hero's grow old. Like the story of the Wood Brothers stopping to see him awhile back. Something to the effect they stopped at his house and had the 1971 Mercury he won 13 out of 18...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: BAE prefix?

That one had me scratching my head as I have my parts books boxed up pending the sale of our dealership. I have a FEK 11654 A headlight switch which is also for a 57 Mercury with single headlamps....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-19-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,897
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Buying advice 1948 Super Deluxe Tudor

It's on EBay right now , item 183483747798. At $10,700 with 5 hrs. 50 minutes to go.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Belmond, IA. Ford Dealer

I don't know if it came up before on Ford Barn but the building is Belmond auto Company. It was destroyed in the tornado of 1966. From what I was told there many NOS parts still there. I started out...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: The truth about dealer sevice departments

KULTULZ, that building is about 3 miles from the building we are in now. First Ford dealership in Schuylkill county. The owner was shot in the spine when he was 18 and lost the use of his legs. Still...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: The truth about dealer sevice departments

I run a tiny Ford dealership in the coal region of Pennsylvania. My wife and I up front, service manager and two senior master techs. The first day I was here I told them treat every car like it's my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-12-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,660
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Mini Stroke

Lawson, also saw on F/book. Glad you're o.k. . Father in law had a mild stroke 10 years ago. It slowed him down. Before he'd wear out two men working with him. He just turned 86 today. when he goes...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-25-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,017
Posted By 1942deluxe
Re: Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum

I saw that ,JM. Also have a friend that lives in Fort Wayne that I went thru basic training and tech school with. Would be nice to see him too. Running the dealership is like having cows but I'm...
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