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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-21-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,324
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Hagerty insurance ?

I've had Hagerty for years and have been very happy with them. I set my vehicle's value and pay accordingly.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-29-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By D-Russ
Forum: Late V8 10-29-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 1964 Falcon 289 ci engine

How complete is it? Just a block? Heads? Rods? etc.?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-01-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,868
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Converting a leatherback to steelback

I've done it. Here's a link to my thread on the HAMB:

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=321871

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l318/druss32_photos/IMG_1103.jpg
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-01-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,495
Posted By D-Russ
Re: *** Picture Request 33/34 Ford Top Insert Installation***

Thank you for taking the time to answer my novice questions I really appreciate it. I think I'm ready to buy some parts and install a top now.:)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,495
Posted By D-Russ
Re: *** Picture Request 33/34 Ford Top Insert Installation***

Thanks a ton sir, that's exactly what I needed to see. So it looks like the body skin is nailed to the wood in the channel and then the trim gets nailed on top of that. Is that right?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-30-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,495
Posted By D-Russ
Re: *** Picture Request 33/34 Ford Top Insert Installation***

So no one's building a 33/34 right now?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-29-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,495
Posted By D-Russ
*** Picture Request 33/34 Ford Top Insert Installation***

Ford Barners, please forgive the hot rod content in this thread, but my question is regarding an original style closed car top insert, so I thought it would be OK to post here.

I'm trying to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-29-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,122
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 1932 door window glass channel

Thank you. I'll check them out.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,122
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 1932 door window glass channel

I'm working on a 31 Vicky and I need the metal glass channels for both door windows and the quarter windows. The door regulators are of the two arm variety and the quarter window regulators are the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Model A Restorer In Richmond Virginia

Thanks, I downloaded the form today. I'll be sending it in in the next couple of days.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Model A Restorer In Richmond Virginia

Thanks Tom! Coming your way.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-28-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By D-Russ
Model A Restorer In Richmond Virginia

I'm looking for a restoration shop or individual in the Richmond Virginia area to help me with getting the side windows in my 31 Vicky operational. I have regulators for the door and quarter windows,...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-30-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 57,942
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 1930 Ford Sheetmetal Work

Awesome work as usual Flop. How's the Pontiac coming along? I noticed a few cameo shots in this thread.;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,389
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 31 Victoria subrails

It really wasn't too bad after I figured out where all the pieces went. (no instructions)

I made a dolly with caster wheels for a square, flat base to screw the subrails to and then did a dry...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-21-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,572
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Speedster Project

I don't get over here too often, so I don't post much. Looks like a neat project.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-20-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,389
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 31 Victoria subrails

More Vicky wood pics for blind-dog.

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l318/druss32_photos/wood5.jpg

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l318/druss32_photos/wood4.jpg
...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-17-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Important fact that all Model A guys should know

Looks like you guys are right, December 2 is the correct date. Hey, what do I know.:o
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-16-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Important fact that all Model A guys should know

I think I did know that (Hemming's calendar every year):).

Aren't you a 32 guy?;)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,389
Posted By D-Russ
Re: 31 Victoria subrails

Here's a pic of reproduction Vicky subrails (and the rest of the wood).
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l318/druss32_photos/wood1.jpg
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-23-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Need Help Identifying 30s Ford Door Dove Tails

Well, I got the dovetails from A&L yesterday and on quick inspection, the springs are much lighter and require considerably less effort to compress. When I got home, I promptly installed one to see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Need Help Identifying 30s Ford Door Dove Tails

I spoke to A&L this afternoon and very specifically described the problem I'm having. The guy I spoke to said they were aware of the spring stiffness problem and now manufacture their's with lighter...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Need Help Identifying 30s Ford Door Dove Tails

Thank you for checking in to this. The parts shown on the Bratton's site look like exactly what I have now.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,743
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Victoria progress.

Looking really good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By D-Russ
Re: Need Help Identifying 30s Ford Door Dove Tails

A quick note on function. The dovetail is there to just hold the door in a
vertical position. If everything is set up right they belt line on the door will stay lined up with the body belt line....
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