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Forum: Model-A 11-18-2020, 04:27 PM
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Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: 1929 briggs 4 door

He would probally take less
Forum: Model-A 10-12-2020, 07:47 PM
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Re: 1929 briggs 4 door

I talked him into dropping the price down to 3 k
Forum: Model-A 09-28-2020, 09:09 PM
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Views: 813
Posted By fordf1trucknut
1929 briggs 4 door

listing it for a friend.

Nice metal. Was somewhat disassembled for restoration.. so some of the wood needs replaced.

Engine ran well when parked inside once the resto was started.. it still...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-29-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Took another long drive in the 38 this weekend and it ran great even in the HOT weather and the long drive back up the mountain to home..... didnt have to fix or adjust anything!!!

I did change...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-21-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Well looking like the model a chassis that donated the 39 hydraulic brakes may eventually get a new life...


I got a call out of the blue to come get some A parts cheap......

Well I got a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 04:10 PM
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 10:40 PM
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Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I built the truck and made my own 4x4 conversion axle 12 years back and 185000 miles ago out of the left over junk from building my black f-1.

I cut up and cut down a front Dana 44 to be the right...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Thanks so much for all the kind words..... I let my daughter read some of the music comments and it made her day.

We took it on a fairly long 2 hour drive this weekend in the heat and it ran...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Wow, thanks so much for all the kind words!!! I am very humbled.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

I dont think we have any videos of us live on youtube... some are on facebook..

But here is our original album on youtube if you want to hear our originals..
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Thanks everyone!!

I try my best to raise my girls as motorheads... they love old cars, help often and love going to the racetrack and really love it when I race.

I try to take my role as dad...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Then though here and though the hamb I finally located the missing parts I needed, except the grill trim.. I ended up having to MAKE the missing pieces.


So with the TLC this old car cleaned up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next I replaced the busted rear glass, drivers rear door glass, and found a nicer windshield frame with new glass in it.

I also put a headliner in it and hogringed a new piece of mohair on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Ordered up new hoses, wheel cylinders, master cylinder, etc.

And let our daughters (age 7 and 11) totally do the brake conversion (with supervision).

It took them a full day but they had a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next I put the engine in..... and started looking for a v8 85 radiator.. as well as all the missing dash, grill and hood ornament.

I also needed to redo the brakes..... I was going to stay...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Next step was to find an original 85hp engine since that is what this car originally had.

Lucked out and a friend had a runner out of car that was street rodded.
Hauled it home and my little one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

First step was to haul it home... and get a bunch of the primer off of it and repaint the areas that where in need as well a metalwork the roof and paint the repair.

I then weathered my repairs to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,496
Posted By fordf1trucknut
I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

A few months back I picked up this for what I thought was too cheap to pass up. Goal was not to restore but fix up some and drive around....my daughters have been bugging me for a closed car with...
Forum: Early V8 04-17-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: Looking for a 1938 standard hood ornament/ latch

Anybody have one? I'm still looking.
Forum: Early V8 04-07-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Looking for a 1938 standard hood ornament/ latch

Doesn't have to look good just needs to be functional.
Forum: Early V8 01-31-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-18-2019, 09:38 PM
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Views: 20,485
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Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: TT build

May it only gets oil with the original mag in place??
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-25-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: Model tt Huckster

Bummer.. On your vibration...mine is very livable now. Luckily I live in a rural area and the 35 mph top speed of mine works out well in town.....and I try to take dirt back roads when going any...
Forum: Model T (1909-1927) 10-24-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By fordf1trucknut
Re: Model tt Huckster

Thanks!!!! the vibration has almost gone away but I can still get a little of it at one certain speed.. i think it was out of round tires possibly??
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