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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,263
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Need to Share My Best Easter Ever

Well done. Memories are forever.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-01-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Backfire all the way home

Faulty condensor if I was a betting man.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-30-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

Thank you fundytides for your view. You echo my mindset. My '34 Fords have been built with passion for them, not end value.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

any other opinions? i'd like to determine an average after hearing ten or more viewpoints. Thx.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: help with Model A market values

here is another view of the Roadster
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-29-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,608
Posted By Ron Pilger
help with Model A market values

I've been toying with early V8 Fords for the last twenty years and haven't followed the Model A market extensively. I'd like to get some feedback as to rough market value of a couple of 28 Model...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Ron Pilger
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Ron Pilger
1934 steering column tube re-install

One of my 34 Fords is simple, unrestored, driver-fun quality. I removed the steering column, intact, for a thorough rebuild of the steering box. I do not have a key for the steering lock in this car...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Please drive your 33-34 Ford today in honor of my friend from Texas

Damn Covid. It's been brutal for so many. Prayers to you and all impacted.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-11-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Hello Ford Barn

Some guys have great taste in old iron. Welcome.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: sometimes all we can do is laugh!

DavidG, you nailed it. As I've done literally dozens of times before, I sent the seller a U.S. funds bank draft. At the risk of being repetitious, these are guaranteed fund's to the seller and his...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-04-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Ron Pilger
sometimes all we can do is laugh!

I have bought hundreds of parts over forty years using cash, with personal cheques, with a pay-ya-later handshake, with money orders, with bank drafts and with etransfers. I have used Paypay a few...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: pickup bed - assembled or disassembled

assembled!!! you will save a massive unmount of time.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-19-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,141
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Southside Obsolete

I received some NOS brake rods from Fred yesterday. Great service, as ususal. Most of the time there is no need for anyone to to air their "dirty laundry" or perceived dissatisfaction publicly. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: history on 34 cabriolet

Very nice. Enjoy. I think the Cabriolet is a very practical body style. 'Love Roadsters but having roll-up windows is a real treat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-04-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: sandblasting chrome rims

I made the mistake of a sandblasting attempt on a door garnish molding for my 36 3 W. Just made a mess. As others have recommended, go see the plating shop. Just a very short immersion will take...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Just won't fire up.

I had a similar issue. After hours of trial and error, I discovered a small air leak at the electric fuel fitting on one of my cars.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,083
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Yet another 36 pickup post

Yup, Nice. Very, very nice. And, moved over from the dark side, too. Welcome.
Forum: Early V8 01-21-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: 1937 Ford offset door dovetails

what's lurking in your parts stash?
Forum: Early V8 01-20-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Ron Pilger
1937 Ford offset door dovetails

If anyone is sitting on a pair of 35-40 male offset door dovetails, I'd pay more than I should! Need for a 37 Ford Cabriolet. Thx. Ron 780.679.7070
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-08-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: Tighten up 37 brakes

Mark, is your 37 wearing the original brake system, or has it been converted to hydraulics.? Experts on this site will be able to help further based on your answer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-22-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,813
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: where is this all going

We've had Covid in our family and trust me it's not good. Those who downplay this pandemic will rapidly get a dose of reality once this bug bites them directly. It's always someone else's problem...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: United Pacific fender reviews

Very nice product. I did notice that the rolled over "lip" of the fender isn't quite as tight as Henry Ford original but for me that wasn't a big deal. Great and easy fit.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-16-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,662
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: possible interest in another new restoration project? '40 convertible

Will participate from the comfort of my sectional chesterfield. Much anticipated reality show ahead!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ron Pilger
Re: New '35 Purchase

BobR35, it the glass on your new ride tinted by a certain percentage or is there simple film on the safety glass?
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