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Old 02-04-2020, 09:57 PM   #21
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Got it, cool story.
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Old 02-05-2020, 06:40 AM   #22
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You are correct, it is in to good of shape to hot rod to much. Really wasn't looking for another project. For this car I'm thinking do an extensive check out of it, make a list of all repairs needed then make a decision on weather its worth restoring or if I'm better off selling it after getting it running and driving. Pictured is my daily driver. '47 Chevy COE. (camper is normally not mounted)
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Please remember me if you decide to sell it ! Please , I've been looking for one , my father had its twin .
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Old 02-05-2020, 07:42 AM   #23
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Welcome to the barn, nice looking project, post some more pictures when you get her cleaned up.
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Old 02-05-2020, 08:19 AM   #24
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Welcome Fasttoys. Love 35s, specially slant backs. Git er cleaned up & run'n and drive it, like others have said. Only original once. And, i like the white walls.
Have fun !!!
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Old 02-05-2020, 08:24 AM   #25
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Man, that’s a great “first old ford”.
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Old 02-05-2020, 11:53 AM   #26
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Welcome to the Barn! Iíve found it a great source of help & knowledge. I have a Ď35 Tudor that was such a great deal I had to buy, LOL! Was my 1st Early Ford! Was always a mid 50ís to Early 70ís GM guy. The Barn rescued me & project turned out well. Some on the Barn love stock some like a few Modern to Performance touchís. Leads to some lively but fun & helpful threads. Remember the only ignorant question is the one not asked, LOL!
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Not to hijack this thread, but I have to say, "Anthony, your car looks great!".
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Old 02-05-2020, 12:17 PM   #28
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Cool looking car Anthony, So this thing is turning into a treasure trove. It had a box with what I thought was the generator behind the drivers seat, after pulling it out I realize it is a alternator conversion of some sort. Now behind the rear seat, that's where the fun begins. Take a look at the pictures I know what most of it is, but not sure about the red handled tool. Kinda looks like a seal puller? Also looks like most of the factory tools are present. Missing what? It also came with an extra set of front seats.
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Old 02-05-2020, 12:58 PM   #29
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Looks like some useful parts there. You ought to be able to have it running and driving pretty quick.

Nice looking car.

Those are the best project cars to buy, pretty complete and with useful spares thrown in. Win win.

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Old 02-05-2020, 12:58 PM   #30
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Thx Tubman, U, JSeery, DD & a bunch more of u guys were a Giant help
With everyone’s help you’ll get there too Fasttoys
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Old 02-05-2020, 01:25 PM   #31
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looks like you are missing the crank ext. bar-has a cross on one end and a square tapered on the other-goes into the tapered square in the end of the lug wrench
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hi Rob, welcome to the barn,,,nice project you picked up there too.


Also, the red handled thingy is a left & right ratcheting multi-tipped screwdriver.
You might have to get some penetrant fluid in the area where the tips are.
You pull the multi-tips out, and then turn the tip you want to use, outward.







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Lanny's right. I remember my dad having one of those. There should be a little lever right below the red handle that you move to activate the ratcheting mechanism. As I remember, there was a phillips tip and two different sized conventional tips.
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Hi Everyone. Nice snag Fasttoys! I inherited a '36 Phaeton and bought a '35 Fordor Touring a few years ago.

I've found Third Generation Automotive a great resource for original or correct repro parts for my projects. There's a thread floating around on recommended vendors somewhere.

I'd ask him about the bits to fix up your headlights.

If those are '35 water pumps you might want to send them to Skip Haney in FL for a rebuild. He can do the dizzy too. And fix you up a couple new coils and tested condensers you send him.

Your tool kit is missing a straight blade screwdriver and a spark plug wrench and a grease gun and an adjustable wrench.

Keep posting on this thread and it will become like a history timeline.

If you don't have one yet, you'll love the V-8 Club's 1935-36 book. It's about $30 and available on the V-8 Foundation page and the V-8 club site.
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Old 02-05-2020, 05:02 PM   #35
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Thanks everyone, Ill check out Book and website, what am I missing on the headlights? In the spare parts there are 2 Bob Drake buckets with replaceable bulbs, maybe Ii need glass lenses?
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Thx Rob, you ‘35 Tudor looks like a great start. Mine looked similar and was amazed after a good cleaning & waxing how good it looked. I as I think you will w Barner’s help enjoy the build! BOL.
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Old 02-15-2020, 04:26 PM   #37
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So I starting a bit of a check-out and some testing, Ran a compression check only to find it was very low, as in 0 on 3 cylinders and max of 50 PSI. A couple or shots of oil helped and a bit of penetrating oil and now I have some compression across the board. I figure if I can get it to hit a few licks it can only get better. With that as a goal I started looking at the fuel system, as you can see, the gas was the color of root beer and smelled dead. I tried to pull the drain plug on the tank to no avail. Set up a 12 volt pump and used a jump-it box to pump about 2 gallons of root beer, put 1 gallon of fresh gas and repeated this 3 times. I think it should be good enough to fire it off, time will tell. Final picture is new fuel compared to whats coming out of tank now.
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Old 02-15-2020, 07:28 PM   #38
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Good luck ,it should at least pop and start . I do like that car !
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So I starting a bit of a check-out and some testing, Ran a compression check only to find it was very low, as in 0 on 3 cylinders and max of 50 PSI. A couple or shots of oil helped and a bit of penetrating oil and now I have some compression across the board. I figure if I can get it to hit a few licks it can only get better. With that as a goal I started looking at the fuel system, as you can see, the gas was the color of root beer and smelled dead. I tried to pull the drain plug on the tank to no avail. Set up a 12 volt pump and used a jump-it box to pump about 2 gallons of root beer, put 1 gallon of fresh gas and repeated this 3 times. I think it should be good enough to fire it off, time will tell. Final picture is new fuel compared to whats coming out of tank now.
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Sounds like you have it all under control, but just to double check, was the throttle plate blocked open when you were doing the compression test?
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...what am I missing on the headlights? Rob
Looks like a headlight conversion to my eye. Original ones have a goofy shaped bulb with a PITA mount using three spring loaded attachments!
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