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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By caf
Re: jigs for painting fat fenders

Hi Kube... you described them well that's how i pictured them yesterday after reading your post,I was thinking 3/4 plywood but better yet looks like you shaped it out of a piece of 2 by 8.. I can use...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By caf
Re: jigs for painting fat fenders

Hi Kube ,,that would be great when u get a chance to post the photos,,sounds like you had the fastened very secure to be able to also sand and buff,,Iv had my hands full wrestling these around just...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By caf
jigs for painting fat fenders

Anyone have any clever ideas on ways they hung there fat fenders for spraying..I have some square stock was going to weld some thing up off this dolly,,,,thanks ahead
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

Just Noticing the 40 convertible door top here in the US differs from that,it dosnt have the 2nd reveal or body line ,,here I believe just from 35 to 38
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

Wow what a beauty,,thanks for posting
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-07-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

Thanks Mercman,,,hey off topic but hope you guys are safe up there been seeing on the news the struggles with wildfires,,im no stranger to that living in So Cal,,matter of fact we have Santa Anna...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

deuce_roadster which line of Single Stage Urethane is your preference? agree too on the 4 to 1 primers these days sure beats lacquer primer and air dry glazing putty,, I thinks it plays a part in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

Yep Im here in San Diego hands are tied ,That Deltron was really nice,flashed quick,,then came PPGs DCC single stage,,I feel best single stage of all time,,,,but the price! Hard to get out here too...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

I remember the Dupont Centari ,,had a sort of sweet smell,was my favorite of all the AE lines ,most of my friends that were painters prefer d PPG Delstar ,I remember the Delstar seem to me was a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-06-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

Tom I used TCPs products,there about a half hour from my house,the Acrylic enamel is the 8 to one I used on my buddy's VW nice shine out of that but is alot thinner the the AE I bought off Ebay.....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

Do you have a link to it? curious who that is
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

,,Long story but bought it back in 1993 ,,it was right hand drive and from what I gather from Argentina ,it was a deluxe but the front fender were really wasted ,,found a decent set of standard...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Re: Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

Hi 3quarter for a non metallic appears to work great ,,,if I do buff it at all it will be just a quick over with 2000 grit at a later date
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

Kube I will do that before I paint to make life a little bit easier ,,it took many hours to get things lined up,,I gave up on the side panel to the fender on the passenger side got it very close...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By caf
Catalyzed Acrylic Enamel

Just thought I would put this out here ,,,, been working in the body shop business since 75,and back then as u all know catalyzed Acrylic Enamel and lacquer were what was mostly used ,,then when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Re: Body Re assembling after paint 38

Again thanks much Kube ,,good info,, Im basing your sequence vs how I disassemble it after a final fit up and there was more bumping and scraping going on especially with the front fenders then I...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By caf
Re: 38 Ford dash bezel retainers?

Yep that works just got back from the hardware store with a couple of bags of machine screws,,and on the bottom will just go with a c clip and a sheet screw,,, thanks much
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By caf
38 Ford dash bezel retainers?

Reassembling my basket case 38 anyone have photos or a link where to get retainers for the dash bezels ,not clear on how these are held in,thanks ahead
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By caf
Body Re assembling after paint 38

Getting close to finishing the paint on my body panels,thinking ahead to re assembly of the fenders hope fully with minimum or no scratching and gouging..


my guess first put on the running...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-01-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,308
Posted By caf
Re: Rare 1938 Ford Standard Roadster

mercman (https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/member.php?u=22316) ,thats a big plus in my opinion,mine with the top up would be like driving a van with tiny mirrors,I dont ever driving mine with the top up...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,308
Posted By caf
Re: Rare 1938 Ford Standard Roadster

I noticed the Original Ford Ausy convertible roof line is different from the US Club it has sort if a rear quarter side window opening with the top up the passengers can see out the side..


great...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-31-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,308
Posted By caf
Re: Rare 1938 Ford Standard Roadster

Thanks u guys for the compliments...Have to admit though its still is probably the case mine is a fake,well its a real club but the reason its a roadster is the doors were in such horrible shape...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 18,308
Posted By caf
Re: Rare 1938 Ford Standard Roadster

Hello all ,,,just spotted this old post,I bought a 38 club some 27 years ago,a ragged rusted out basket case that came out of Argentina ,,it was right hand drive,,just started on it about a year...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By caf
Re: Cost to ship cars?

Thanks for all the responses ..Im still about a year to a year and a half out and will be shooting to do it in either fall or spring ,,A couple guys locally told me if I had say 4 cars to goes the...
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