Go Back   The Ford Barn > Search Forums

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Tom's36coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-26-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: 36 project making progress

Tan with red wheels, was pretty sharp looking. Unfortunately it was a lacquer paint job and was getting old looking.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: 36 project making progress

A skinny 17 year old about to follow my dad home, 350 miles in a car that we knew nothing about! lol...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-25-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: 36 project making progress

My dad bought our car in 1976, was black then ,he had it painted cordoba tan many years later. When he was 12-13, His father let him drive their family car, a 36 two door business coupe and always...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: 36 project making progress

V8 to match gold motor, chrome finish was a little worn so sanded the plating off primer, painted and clear coat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Tom's36coupe
36 project making progress

Got the motor in back in June, interior has been next waiting for headliner to finish the job. running boards and fenders and lights and she will be legal for the road....Only problem, I live in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-01-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Let the fun begin!

Grille is on and now time for running boards and fenders. Taking my time and have a helper, don't want to scratch the new paint job!:eek:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Headliner question #2

Perfect, thanks to all for the tips! My interior was a LeBaron kit 12 years ago with mohair. Was going to replace but still in great shape, so the only part that is missing from the paint job is the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-19-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Headliner question #2

So getting ready to order the headliner from Macs/ Cartouche and it said to measure in between the bows. I have wood and metal towards the back, how does the fabric adhere to those? I would assume...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-16-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Headliner install on 36 5 window

measure twice, cut once my woodworking friend always tells me! Deuce lover, looks great
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Headliner install on 36 5 window

Going to install a new headliner kit from Macs , Cartouche. On my 36 5 window coupe. Any suggestions and or tips will be much appreciated. Seat and door panels are good to put back in as is. Was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-01-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Interior help, new headliner

Need a new headliner for 36 5 window coupe. Looks like Cartouche from Mac's is the only one offered? Had a LeBaron kit 10 years ago but all had to be removed for total paint project. Guess they are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-24-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Motor and trans installed today

Well, after two weeks of no start a good friend, neighbor stopped over. He said lets check for good grounds, sure enough the wire from the coil was not crimped right by me. Re do and presto the car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Installing new vinyl top on 5 window coupe

Got my new vinyl from Macs to use on the top for my 36 coupe, any suggestions or tips on how to do this...sounds like a slow process. Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Assembly order, grill..front fenders

Getting ready to assemble the front end and wondering what order things go back on. Sorry, its been almost eight years since i took it all apart. Inner fenders are on now I am bolting back the grill...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Won't start, no spark

New coil on the way....fingers crossed....module will be next if no action.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-12-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Won't start, no spark

Checked with Mallory and they have a tech video that has a guy testing the negative side of coil for voltage. Said it should have 6-12, mine has 1.5. The positive side on mine has 12 volts though...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Won't start, no spark

Voltage at coil with ignition on was about 5, when cranking went to 10+ It a Mallory electronic model.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Won't start, no spark

Trying to get my 36 running this morning but no luck. It has a Mallory 12v crab distributor electronic with a mallory power cell, balast resistor and starter solenoid. It worked fine 7 years ago when...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Radiator mounting, 2 holes?

V8ER, rear holes as in closer to the engine? Thanks
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Radiator mounting, 2 holes?

looks like the set closer to the motor has some wear on that hole, other is nice and round. That must be it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-10-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Radiator mounting, 2 holes?

I have two sets of holes on the frame for mounting the radiator, does it make a difference on which one I use and how the grill bolts on? Picking up my grill assembly tonight. Seems like it was a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-09-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Motor and trans installed today

Carbs are 94's, rebuilt by Charlie NY on the forum fuel pump too. Intake is a Hexagon tool from Dearborn Michigan, Ford was thinking about racing at Indy and they made the intake. Racing program...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-06-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By Tom's36coupe
Re: Motor and trans installed today

Really pleased with how things are coming together, once the mechanical things are done then its time for the interior . Hope to have it similar to Dirty Dan's 36 with a deep tan color leather/vinyl...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.