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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-14-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,577
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

That tail-pan looks like a pretty good fit. Is it an EMS brand?
Nice work!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,577
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Aug/Sept project 2 to make 1 39 std cpe on sdn pan

Good advice from tub^^^. You may find the body a bit tweaked,
so door gaps will be a good place to start. Take many measure-
ments to be sure body AND frame are square, before and after bolting...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,086
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Crusty Flatty Flat Out at Prescott Hill Climb. OMG will she blow? 33 coupe at GOW

Good save on your files!

What a stellar Billet-Proof event! Best and biggest(?) group of
traditional cars I've seen! A welcome change for these old
eyes.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-11-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By '36 5W
Re: The history of Dagmars

That makes four of us. Thanks Pete!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,393
Posted By '36 5W
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster - Grant Fleming, Canada

Be still, my heart; (even if its not a wheat field).
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-16-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,309
Posted By '36 5W
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Missing pieces of the "puzzle" are falling together quite nicely!
A lot accomplished in a short amount of time, thanks in part to
your assistants, who deserve a promotion!
Nice job on the roof...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-10-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By '36 5W
Re: 1946 Ford Custom Deluxe Police Car From Cop To Cop

Just curious, does it still have the S.W. "official police speedo."?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-26-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Short Trip In The Merc

I still miss those open sky (Alberta) prairie sunsets.

Although they look original to the car, I don't recall the skirts before.
Did you just recently install them? A rare factory accessory...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,558
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Women buy shoes: Guys buy toys[old Fords]

^^^Yup; an "old-timey" hot rod, we used to call them, back in
the late 60s. Often hear them called "survivor hot-rod" today.

Maintain a low profile, keep a light foot on the loud pedal, and...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,242
Posted By '36 5W
Re: What in Tarnation?

^^^^ I'll have to admit I didn't get it either.....

Anyhoo; another "enthusiastic two thumbs up" here!
Really have enjoyed following your projects, especially this one,
being a big diesel fan. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-26-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,589
Posted By '36 5W
Re: New to me 1936 5 window coupe

Eye; she's a beaut! Looks real spiffy with the new w.s.w. tires...
Always liked Wash. Blue.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,586
Posted By '36 5W
Re: engine photos

BIG cousin!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,561
Posted By '36 5W
Re: One of those annoying questions...

Keeping in mind, the KISS principle, another vote here for the '39
trans. and 3.78 gears for a semi-comfortable cruising speed of 60
Max on hwy. (B&S makes a good point re having to shift a lot...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-26-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Ď36 fordor project videos

Not seeing it listed on the Tube, Mike. Wouldn't it be found at the top?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-21-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By '36 5W
Re: 1948 ford rear ratio

As I recall, most were 3.78, at least those w/o o/d.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-20-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Frame tables, letís see them.

Nice work gents; some creative approaches!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 27,769
Posted By '36 5W
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By '36 5W
Re: twin flathead truck

Later versions......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 122,046
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Truck based woody

You two are likely the only ones to catch the bottle opener on
the left door!
Ok Gary; explain to us near-sighted coots the scenario that calls for that strategic location.
(Glad to see you are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,000
Posted By '36 5W
Re: All Ford Day 2019 Perth

Some fine examples; gotta love those o.e.m. colors!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-21-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,417
Posted By '36 5W
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By '36 5W
Re: Wanted- Parts for '36 convertible

You need to post this over in the Parts Wanted section if you
expect responses.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-22-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By '36 5W
Re: 52 Merc Video

Ditto here; keep them coming!

"Merc on the "hill" at sunset" - (prairie speak)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 30,451
Posted By '36 5W
Re: 1936 Truck restoration

She's a beauty; congrats once again!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-02-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By '36 5W
Re: First flathead in 40+ years

That's quite the score; congrats!

The only real downside to the 3w are the rear blind spots.
That can be remedied, to a degree, with TWO good mirrors.
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