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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,724
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: 93
Views: 2,724
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: 93
Views: 2,724
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: 228
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: 491
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: 1,299
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: 1,621
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: 306
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: 2,455
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: 1,636
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: 376
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: 886
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: 1,492
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: 812
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: 856
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......
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By Bill
Re: stainless molding

To get this thread back on track. The OP wants to know about Monarch stainless mldgs. There is a barner in NS who probably has the most original '47 Monarch sedan in the world! I have seen it. If he...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Bill
Re: Remove '40 Coupe Seat

Am I the only one who noticed the leather upholstry? Wat is the story behind that option? Come from the factory that way? B.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-05-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Bill
Re: wanted 1947 monarch grill bars supplier

Seriously doubt there is a supplier anywhere. Grille stuff including the center connecting links were hard to comeby back in the 60s when I resurected a 47 Monarch convertable.. Good luck with yer...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-03-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,710
Posted By Bill
Re: 1936 Ford Roadster - Grant Fleming, Canada

I have been for a 10 mile drive in that gem at the Grand National at Dearborn two yeas ago.. It's just as smooth as the greyhound ornament on the hood. Picture suitable for framing or a V8 Times...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-27-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Bill
Gas tank '48 Ford wagon.

Just to be clear are the gas tanks the same for a wagon as for a pasenger car? My gastank started leaking today. At the seam, I think after filling it. Drained 7 gallons off it and it stopped...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-19-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Bill
Re: Estate clean out Photos ect in Swap Meet site V8

Mercman, looks like 58/59 Edsel to me. I could be wrong.. Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-03-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,827
Posted By Bill
Re: What in Tarnation?

The reference to my comment "Looks like it was staged to me" refers to the section of staging cleverly used as a rack.Was I the only one who "got it"? HMMM.. Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-02-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,827
Posted By Bill
Re: What in Tarnation?

That rack looks like it was staged to me...lol Bill
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Bill
Re: Accessory Hood Trim - 1952-1954 Fords ?

Am I the only one noticing the clever photography in post #11? Very well placed Trev...B.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-12-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By Bill
Re: Auction from today

I just checked the results of this auction have been taken down. Earlier on I scrolled thru the results and noticed that TWO Lorin Sorenson V8 books had sold for $5 or 6 bucks! Most here on the barn...
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