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Old 01-27-2016, 12:53 PM   #1
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Question Is there storage under the rear seat of a Tudor?

Looking at one for a friend and other than adding the toolkit over the front splash guard, I can't figure out where to keep the Jack, extra belts and bulbs, etc.

Doesn't have a rack or steamer trunk.

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Old 01-27-2016, 12:56 PM   #2
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Default Re: Is there storage under the rear seat of a Tudor?

you can lift the rear seat and theres quite a bit of room under it
only trouble is that raising and lowering the seat wears the side panels out
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Yes, I believe you can remove the seat cushion and put stuff under the seat. There is not a lot of room, but enough to get some stuff in the space.
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Good place for the crank , jack, & other stuff I don't need on a regular basis as my rear seat bottom doesn't tuck in place easily .
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Old 01-27-2016, 01:39 PM   #5
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When u check out the car remove the rear seat bottom to look down in the quarter body pockets with a flash light for rot, half ass panel repairs etc...

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Old 01-27-2016, 02:11 PM   #6
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Looking at one for a friend and other than adding the toolkit over the front splash guard, I can't figure out where to keep the Jack, extra belts and bulbs, etc.

Doesn't have a rack or steamer trunk.

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The tool box over the front splash guard will hold your jack, belts , tools, wheel chocks, etc. The one I got from Mike's is ~9" at the deepest point. Wouldn't recommend carrying bulbs in there tho... I carry a spare HL bulb in the door pockets, other bulbs are LED (Except the Halogen Sport Lite, which I don't carry a spare for).


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The tool box over the front splash guard will hold your jack, belts , tools, wheel chocks, etc. The one I got from Mike's is ~9" at the deepest point. Wouldn't recommend carrying bulbs in there tho... I carry a spare HL bulb in the door pockets, rears are LED.


What do you do when you have to crank your engine?
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What do you do when you have to crank your engine?
Call AAA for a boost ( lol ) ! Wayne
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:25 PM   #9
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What do you do when you have to crank your engine?
Haha, Well Ray. Thankfully I have never run into that problem... yet. Probably the same thing I would do with my Modern.
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Old 01-27-2016, 03:27 PM   #10
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With my '29 Tudor I removed the rear seat and built up a compartment with what looks like a 1 x 8. I put a piece of plywood on top of that for a seat. With foam cushions on that, it makes a reasonably comfortable ride for rear seat passengers. I have good shocks. Lots of storage room for spare parts, tools, and flea market purchases.
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What do you do when you have to crank your engine?
In the 5 years I have had my rig, it has been hand cranked once -- just to say we did it.
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I seldom raise the driver seat so the tool bag, crank and jack all fit under it. I don't carry a lot of stuff with me but if I did, it would go under the rear seat.
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But Ray since you are so concerned about me to inquire, I carry one of these when I venture too far from home

http://www.costco.com/Lithium-Jump-S...100230151.html

in here with the rest of my tools... 'just in case'

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Looking at one for a friend and other than adding the toolkit over the front splash guard, I can't figure out where to keep the Jack, extra belts and bulbs, etc.

Doesn't have a rack or steamer trunk.

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Yes, I have my crank, some tools jack etc.. not large but better than nothing..
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But Ray since you are so concerned about me to inquire, I carry one of these when I venture too far from home

http://www.costco.com/Lithium-Jump-S...100230151.html

in here with the rest of my tools... 'just in case'

I wasn't worried. I have considered getting one of those boxes for my A but have always wondered about the cranking issue. I seem to have lots of occasions where I have to use my crank. i just wondered what guys do who have a box like that. What is that electric thing?
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What is that electric thing?
Ray check out the link to Costco in my last post. It has a Lithium Battery in it that will crank your engine if you have a dead battery. It's only 3"x5"X1" so it's easy to carry. It will charge your cell phone or iPad also.
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To carry a crank is good,, but if you think you might have a problem starting , look for a place to park where you can roll it off.
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That Lithium charger says it is for 12 volts.....will it work to jump a 6volt Model A safely?
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That Lithium charger says it is for 12 volts.....will it work to jump a 6volt Model A safely?
We used it to start a friends '46 Ford once. It spins the 6v starter really fast. Just make sure all your lights and any 6v accessories are turned off before you use it.

My Town Sedan was converted to 12v before I bought it but still had the 6v starter. 12v didn't seem to hurt the 6v starter. I have just recently put 12v Field Coils in my 6v starter. I have never had to use the Lithium Jumper on my car.

Sorry roccaas. I didn't intend to hijack your thread.
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Under my 29'Tudor rear seat I kept a bottle jack, chocks of wood for the front wheels when jacking, a spare carburetor,distributor, head gasket and sealer, water pump, plugs, condenser,points,fuses and the original tool kit and also a modern tool kit with 1/2 inch drive sockets and drive handle. Also duct tape and wire. I kept the crank under front seat so it was handy if needed. Never needed any of that stuff except a fuse one time in 28 years.
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