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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By RB
Re: Their still out there

After the fact, however always preferred to use the shop vacuum prior to the power wash to prevent any paper documentation from getting soaked, for sure a top grade filtration mask is a must. A...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-18-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By RB
Re: NASCAR 1957 Ford

Bob Burdick is correct regarding the 57 they also fielded a 58 as well, he passed away several years ago his father Roy passed years ago & his Uncle Bud most recently. They each migrated to the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-15-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By RB
Re: NASCAR 1957 Ford

I had a posting here on the ford barn or the hamb this past year regarding the Roy Burdick family in Omaha that ran a 57 supercharged 300 2 dr sedan throughout the midwest it was said to be the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By RB
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Upon a second look the street rod appears to also have an inverted 33-36 rear bumper...something that has been done through the years for the sake of doing it because one could just to be different...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-15-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By RB
Re: 1940's Los Angeles Dowtown !

Certainly appears the hot rod fever was alive & well, looked to be a 32 cabriolet/roadster ? cresting the hill & passing by a 28-29 'A' roadster hot rod with 39 or similar tail-lamps mounted in the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-11-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By RB
Re: Pick hammer dent removal

A bit off topic but my Father spoke of a regular customer who while on a hunting trip discharged his shot gun in his 36 Chevy distorting the roof panel, & being a lead/metal man successfully shrank...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-09-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By RB
Re: Pick hammer dent removal

Rather unusual is any pattern evident ? I have a 32 door skin with similar shot gun damage, just a guess :rolleyes:
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By RB
Re: Top of cowl for '32 cabriolet?

While Andy would certainly be more than capable, on a visit I noticed he had various templates for the 32 quarters from the belt line down should a project not require a full panel, however he would...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-14-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,058
Posted By RB
Re: Scrap Drives May Have Trashed Cars, But Were the Drives Necessary?

Speedway motors has a vintage racer that survived by a clever farmer safely covering it with corncobs in a corner of his barn, apparently to many knew it was idled for some time & felt it should be...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,675
Posted By RB
Re: 32 grille teeth sea gull grey color

At one time I used Hirsch Auto finishes to match a color sample using their spectrometer system for a perfect match.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-01-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By RB
Re: A 40 project for Kube?

Purchased a pair of 32 sedan doors & a 32 frame that were in a barn fire, only needed the hinges from the doors which were usable but the sheet metal portion had gotten so hot the upper door frames...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-27-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By RB
Re: Interesting 32

Looks as if the bumper is straight however the car it's self is listing to the left as a result of the road surface, taking the curb, or perhaps a broken or tweaked leaf spring ???? or as the sign...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-17-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By RB
Re: why wire wheels?

Never really gave it much thought but perhaps the lack of paved roads & the possibility of mud build up on the mechanical brake systems of the day, the manufactures felt the spoke wheel provided some...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-14-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By RB
Re: Rumble Seat Risk

While my sport coupe has driver /passenger restraints I have yet to apply them to the rumble seat & always an adult is seated with the grandkids, my biggest concern is a distracted driver resulting...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 12-13-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,506
Posted By RB
Re: Rumble Seat Risk

The 1950's baby boom was no doubt a result of more accidents in full size sedans as opposed to a rumble seat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-04-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By RB
Re: 32 ford hood

Rotorwrench....Appreciate your service, & being one who somewhat parallels your m. o. s. (67n20), I too during my so. east tour of duty overheard a flight officer respond to a crew chief whom in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By RB
Re: Thanksgiving

Best holiday wishes to all !
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By RB
Re: 15" Rims

Don't recall the width between the beads, but at least of passing interest the early Jeeps were 5-1/2" bolt pattern with the large center hole as required for 4x4 hub clearance, however they lacked...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-09-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By RB
Re: New-to-me '29, Butchered Fenders?

Once purchased a 46 ford panel truck from a salvage yard that the front clip & frame were torched off slightly aft. of the front axle when I asked why, he said whenever he took his tractor through...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-06-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By RB
Re: Pre war vs post war engine bearings

Right you are JSeery, thanks for the clarification
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By RB
Re: Pre war vs post war engine bearings

For sure a clear coat of some form, over time it peeled off & had a tendency to turn opaque or take on a yellow hue, the chrome plating looked to be devoid of a copper under plate or very little at...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By RB
Pre war vs post war engine bearings

Having recently attended the Hutchinson Ks. swap meet / auction an old timer who happened to be selling some n.o.s. v8 flathead parts was checking the engine bearings for a prospective buyer using a...
Forum: Early V8 11-04-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By RB
1932 sedan

Anyone have any 32 2 door sedan upper quarter panels ? need only the side window outer skin portion from the rain gutter to the belt line reveal & from the 'B' post to the rear most vertical reveal,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-04-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By RB
Re: european classic tires

Pardon me just dropping in on your post & pardon me asking, but what brand are the tires & how can cabrioletgalaxie be located ? Thanks, Ron
Forum: The Test Forum 11-01-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By RB
Re: Test--Why not in bold type

I always thought a click on the bold B on the quick reply heading but possibly ckeck posting rules at the foot note try the BB code notation & scroll down ????
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