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Old 07-17-2018, 12:35 PM   #1
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Building a 40 convertible Cant identify this brace please help with any info.
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Old 07-17-2018, 02:29 PM   #2
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Building a 40 convertible Cant identify this brace please help with any info.
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It's the rear seat rizer..although it isn't an original one.
The original one is cut out in the center for the hump, and has two metal knobs sticking out that accept the seat cushion.
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Could it be the seat riser for the front bottom of the back seat?
The seat bottom rests on this somehow?
Looks homemade as the one's I've seen fit snugly against the tunnel and floor.
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Here's a photo from the trunk vantage point.
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Old 07-18-2018, 07:31 AM   #5
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Thanks for the info guys. Guess I can make one from a piece of pine.
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Thanks for the info guys. Guess I can make one from a piece of pine.
I'd suggest a hard wood. These cross pieces were structural.
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Convertible cars needed the extra cross bracing to help secure the B-pillars. They can get shaky with poor bracing. I'd use ash or white oak if it was me. It looks like the car has had some metal work done in that area. Most converts like to rust in there if not stored well so that isn't unusual.
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I'd suggest a hard wood. These cross pieces were structural.
Good to know. I assume the same goes for the 41.
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Old 07-20-2018, 02:50 PM   #9
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What are the dimensions of the board 2 X?
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What are the dimensions of the board 2 X?
If you'd like to make your life real easy, call Roy Nacewicz. he has all the wood pieces available for the '40 convertible. They are BEAUTIFUL reproductions. He had used a great set of authentic boards I'd sent him for patterns. His price for the entire set is not much more than you'd pay for quality lumber.
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Thanks for the info.
How do I contact Roy Nacewicz?
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thanks for the info.
How do i contact roy nacewicz?
734-654-9450
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Thank you so much.
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Thank you so much.

Also has a website although wood parts aren't listed on it:

http://fordscript.com/
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Old 07-27-2018, 06:19 AM   #15
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Hi guys
Can you please provide the size of the cross board I need? 2x.

Roy Nacewicz does not answer or return phone calls or Faxes.

Please help Thanks.
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Can you please provide the size of the cross board I need? 2x.

Roy Nacewicz does not answer or return phone calls or Faxes.

Please help Thanks.
I'm very surprised... he's typically very good about responding. I'd suggest you keep trying.

I hope he is okay....
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