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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-18-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,630
Posted By Bill
Re: Car wash bucket....

Sounds like the start of a John Prine ballad...RIP John Prine..
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Bill
Re: If You Look Here - Your Eyes Will Explode - You Have Been Warned

Enchanting, but I wuz waiting for an original '40 Ford Deluxe woodie wagon....Bill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-28-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By Bill
'47 Ford Woodie at BJ auction yesterday.

https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Events/Event/Details/EDSEL-B-FORD-IIS-1947-FORD-SUPER-DELUXE-CUSTOM-WOODY-WAGON-245132
Beautiful trailer queen! I thnk they paid at least $109K for the provenance!!...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-16-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,154
Posted By Bill
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

I've been holding back on this one but I think it's time Lawson Cox and George Mitchell get ready to produce their birth certificate and settle the argument. Kinda like a reality show ain't it? LOL...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-01-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Bill
Re: Did I hear this correctly???

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2021/02/25/edsel-ford-station-wagon-auction/6803724002/

Try this link. I expect they will hammer at well over 100K due to their provenance. Essentially...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-24-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,154
Posted By Bill
Re: WHO Is the Oldest Early V8 Forum Member?

75 for me. Never expected to live this long. Wood have taken better care of myself had I known. Time is a thief... Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-11-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,013
Posted By Bill
Re: My old red tonner on a music video.

Just replayed the video. I'm sure those brothers could do a helluva job on any Simon and Garfunkel tune. Just sayin'.. B.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-09-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,013
Posted By Bill
Re: My old red tonner on a music video.

Very well produced video! And I noticed very little play in the steering as well! John Prine never received the exposure he deserved but to those who were his followers he was as talented as any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,603
Posted By Bill
Re: Woodie Auction today in Auburn, IN

Needs a couple of surfboards. Point her south to the Baja Ca. hard to get to surf breaks...For authenticity the fins on the boards need to located at the front. Hang ten. Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-24-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,095
Posted By Bill
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

If you look closely at the picture it identifies the dealership as Meteor Mercury Lincoln. And dated 1946! Truly visionary as Meteor was three years away from production! Or did I misinterpret the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,095
Posted By Bill
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

Would it be as easy as checking a part number? What am I missing? B.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-06-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,095
Posted By Bill
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

In '64 I owned a '46 114 Merc sedan, black, identical to the one shown by Ralph in post # 48. Mine even had a Fulton sunvisor! To the best of my recollection (Well it wuz the 60s) the rim size was...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-29-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,095
Posted By Bill
Re: Canadian 1946-1948 Mercury 114

Thanks Trev. for pointing out the not so subtle differences between the two Mercs. It has been referred to (don't ask me where) that the hood ornament on the CDN model has art deco influence as well...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-23-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Bill
Re: "Santa's Annual Trip, Reprised.....

Check behind yer garage Marcus, Santa has left you a companion for your avatar...https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=291868
Merry Christmas to you and yours! Bill.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Bill
Goldenrod Garage, Freeport Maine

http://www.goldenrod-garage.com/ Don't know if this has been covered in an earlier post but apparently Neil Martin died around the end of October.
The Goldenrod Garage was a "Must Stop" for any...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-13-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,838
Posted By Bill
Re: Off topic but a Christmas sentiment

Thanks GB! We all needed this with our coffee n toast this morning..Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,088
Posted By Bill
Re: New car in the garage

Yer livin' the dream!! Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Bill
Re: 39 Woody Quarter Panel

Let me offer this for what it's worth. You don't mention if your roof assembly is in place yet. You also don't menton if the opposite side quarter panel is in place either. So, if your roof is...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-16-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,058
Posted By Bill
Re: Dennis Carpenter, R.I.P.

Sat next to Dennis by accident at the Ford Piquette Plant luncheon at the 2018 Nats at Dearborn. I'm sure he was not feeling well at that time as he was very quiet. The irony of it all was we were...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-11-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By Bill
Re: The Early Ford Store,reopened

And not a computer in sight! Would love to wander/wonder thru there! Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-11-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Bill
Re: 1938 Woodie - closing gap in wood frame

Hey Jaques, welcome to Woodie World! Just for fun go back to the archives of Bring A Trailer. There are five examples of 38 Ford wagons with literally 100s of pictures detailing the wood fitment. You...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-07-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Bill
Re: Pall bearers..

Hey Pete you didn't mention the stop at "Cracker Barrel"! I noticed the sign in the background in Pic#2. One of the best stops to eat along any interstate. Just had to add my .02 cents worth. Carry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-06-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,015
Posted By Bill
Re: For US '40 Coupe Folks....Some Serious "Shooby-Dooby Shu Bop"

Looks like Walt Dupont track testing his latest rebuild near Bar Harbor at Mt. Desert Island ME. Don't touch that dial!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By Bill
Re: stainless molding

Ah, 47 Monarch, I was referring to your car as being the most original one in the world!! Haven't seen it in a couple of years, was an acquaintance of the previous owner in Sydney. PM me and I'll...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-02-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By Bill
Re: for those with sharp eyes ID these vehicles.

The V8s are relatively easy to ID. Anyone want to back me up on the panel truck with semaphores on the far side of the '38 Standard? I think it's a Commer.Maybe a Thames. I dunno! I could be wrong......
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