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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

Mark I am sitting here and truly LOL!. A couple of 4x8 square mirrors woulda been 3.50 at Western Auto, but that would cut into the profit....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-26-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,205
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

I wonder where that rear door came from. I imagine that window cutout would be very difficult work for a smaller shop. A panel truck back door?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

I don't think I could see over the steering wheel in that truck. Maybe if I stood on the seat.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Sound deadning

While I can't remember the two brand names I bought last summer, one was way heavier than the other. We are talking about a cummins diesel in a '47 Ford tonner. My local hardware store has something...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Gosfast Gary from NY?

I'm afraid it comes with the territory. We like the old stuff, really old stuff. We like each other. We have found 'birds of a feather' on this amazing platform. But we are mostly older guys. I guess...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-25-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,205
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Now that is a cool truck! The grandkids AND the dog could accompany grandpa to the dump. Do you not have tweekers down under? The last six trucks bought were missing the radiator.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 12 V conversion

Listen to Charlie... Let's just sat this isn't his first rodeo.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-23-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Woodie Auction today in Auburn, IN

I had a marriage like that once.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,164
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: I picked up a cheap 38 standard and put it on the road.

Yer Killin' me with these photos. Such a great car. Good to see you back here!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-20-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: How To Remove Cosmoline

Somebody got it! There was a line from some movie... "I heard a knock at my door and a voice from the other side said 'Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms'. I thought it was a delivery".
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

Let's face it... A 1 1/2 ton is never gonna bring real money. They cost as much, if not more to restore (huge tires, brake parts etc.) and sell for FAR less than a 1/2 ton. I have probably owned 12...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: How To Remove Cosmoline

Followed by the ATF?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

Ok guys, I'm beginning to get it about the fender skirts. On the right truck they are part of the art deco/streamliner thing. I am very rarely critical of how others build their vehicles, but I have...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

I don't think there is any affiliation, but???? And a red jailbar. Maybe I have his title? No mine is a 79 Y iirc, and definately in Old Station.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

Pete, you are the Photo Master! I have searched all the ways I could. It seems someone would have a photo of the ranch with a pic of my tonner somewhere in it. There is another 'Rimrock Ranch' in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

I searched a while to find that old photo this morning. Funny there is a 46-47 ford woodie at the gas pump. Looks like you can get a cabin for the night for 49 bucks, according to what I found on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

Thanks Pete! And I realized that I got the name of the original owner wrong. It said Rimrock Ranch on the title. It is near Mt Lassen in Northern California. It still has some service records on the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

No Mark, it's a bread display/sales rack I made for our grocery store from reclaimed wall studs salvaged from a 1906 house. The wood shelves are out of it in that picture. And Stu, I just have the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

Thank you Sid. I'm thinking I started this thread primarily about installing the diesel engine, but many of you may not know much else about this tonner. About 5 years ago I was at the Portland Or...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Interesting 1935 Ford Truck

I think it's too bad they made the bed out of various short hardwood scraps. I could almost see that, being a furniture delivery truck, but the wooden wheel tubs are just wrong. Also I think skirts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,205
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

That big 4x4 is way beyond COOL! I'd love to find a 40-41 big truck front clip.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-15-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,287
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: What in Tarnation?

Still my Go To rig. With so many other trucks, I rarely drive it in inclement weather. I did install electric wipers which ended up being a pair of boat windshield wipers. The one behind the glove...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,205
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: Australian 1940-1941 Ford Open Cab Pick-Ups

Like there's something NOT to love about them? Love them combat rims. I have some jeep ones on my ford axle pig roaster
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: 40 front seat-50k Rouge tudor like new!!

Must have had some great 'mousers' over the years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,591
Posted By GB SISSON
Re: '40 front fenders

I steer away from gloss paint so the green is pretty much a mixture of flat black rustoleum, flat white rustoleum (flat gray) and whatever gloss green at ace or rustoleum, like hunter green. I have...
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