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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Pickup Lower Door Seal?

I am not a restorer - the stuff I build I drive them all over, across country and back, and they are far far from perfect. I love patina and the way they came and look from long years of use and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,380
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Covid

So sorry for your troubles - we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers. You and Alice hang in there and stay safe ......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-17-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Car wash bucket....

Gliptone makes some nice products - their car wash and pink detailer (a quick polish) can be used in n a hot day/car - w/microfiber towel, get vest a deep deep shine ....

For a car wash bucket,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-12-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,467
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Synthetic Oil?

In my experience this is true - over time it finds or makes leaks. Had a 2000 Honda that I ran synthetics oil in. After about 8 months I developed a leak that mechanics said was the rear made n seal...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 1940 Ford truck Paint type

Much of the old acrylic is no more I am told and it’s more urethane enamel now but still single stage. Regardless, I just shot my first vehicle with the cheap HF $18 paint gun and paint from TCP...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,478
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

Great story, great hard work to have it running for him, but the memories are priceless. Great job!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Cartouche cardboard headliner for 36 pickup

I thought of putting in a cardboard headliner in my not-so-stock 40 pickup but I went rogue instead ....

Just teasing - when installed nicely, the cardboard headliner really looks good. But here...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Private North Carolina Ford Two Generation Legacy Collection

Thanks for the vids - nice to see private collections like this one. Shows what turns people’s cranks in our different world. Glad I have not seen this one in person - the last two private...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-30-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,978
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Fordbarn Shirt, Poster

Shirts and hats would be great by me also! I am in! Hi Ya Shelley good to hear from you!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: V8 youtube video

Loved the video - thanks!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,785
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Another find 32 tudor

Great find - as others have said, the patina is beautiful. I woukd mot touch a thing - it’s perfect!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 32 door seals

It depends on the angle of the windshield but I use RainX exclusively. I just spray it on and wipe it off. Water just flies off the windshield much better than wipers can. As a matter of fact, I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 32 door seals

You should be just fine - I have a fender less 5-window with just the lower door seals and windlace. Itís dry, certainly not air tight, but I also have a heater just in case !

Itís a Jennie body...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Please drive your 33-34 Ford today in honor of my friend from Texas

So sorry for the loss of your friend - my condolences to you and his family ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-19-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: New 1940 Truck project

Welcome - I love 40-41 pickups and I am in the middle of a not-so-stock build of one right now. Best looking truck ever made imho.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-12-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,535
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Inner Tubes for Radials?

On my avatar I run tubeless radials on my wide 5s - like someone else had said my fronts also lost a few pounds every couple of weeks. I broke the bead and used some bead sealer and it hasn’t...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Hello Ford Barn

Welcome from Williamsburg VA!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-08-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,308
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Charlie stolded.....my version

As you can tell, we all have your back .....

All the best to you and your lovely wife ....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-06-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: pickup bed - assembled or disassembled

Which ever way you go, as had been stated all ready, get it from a source that’s as close to you as possible and either ship it, pic it up at the point of sale, or pick it up at a show they can bring...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: HVLP primer gun suggestions & experience

The cheap Harbir Freight gun at about $16 is a great gun - check out the YouTube’s on it ..... it’s very nearly as good as the much more expensive ones. It just cannot be used like a pant shop would...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-28-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Introduction

Welcome , Jim and nice car!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-27-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: Take a ride

Cool - thanks for the ride!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
Re: 40 Pickup Upper Door Felt Strip Question ....

I just completed the passenger door and I was able to do it all on my own. There’s a couple pics here and here’s the step by step:

1- install the vertical channels
2- make some of my “stands” to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-22-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By TomT/Williamsburg
40 Pickup Upper Door Felt Strip Question ....

Does the upper door felt strip slip into the front door channel piece or is it cut off at the top of it?

Thanks for any help you can give .....

Also - for the horizontal felt strips - are the...
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