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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 11:54 PM
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-10-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By evobuilder
1930 Model A frame cross member question

I have a 1930 Model A frame fully assembled, running car.... I want to replace the nuts/bolts on the side of the frame that holds in the front cross member (side=facing the wheel) and was wondering...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By evobuilder
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

anyone know the minimum distance between axle and frame.... like can I get away with an inch? Understanding that spring tension has a factor in it... but still wonder if I can get away with an inch? ...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By evobuilder
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

WHOA!!!!! Replaced the new 4 leaf spring and it def lowered it..... almost right on top of the axle.... and obviously the wishbones need to be adjusted forward because it rolled back soo much. I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By evobuilder
Re: front spring question for a 30 hot rod

Thanks. Yes, I am going to start with 4 (as is) and set it down on the ground. Then, add one at a time and see what works/drives best.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-18-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By evobuilder
front spring question for a 30 hot rod

Check out the two pic for references. The 8 leaf pack is what was in my model A frame (sitting in factory cross member) and the 4 pack is what was supposed to come with my Speedway kit (spring behind...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By evobuilder
question about 32 Roadster interior

Does anyone have a source or advice on a interior panel for the rear area (behind the seat)? I have all the other interior panels, but don't know what to do with the area behind the seat since it has...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 32 roadster windshield mounting template?

It is, but I like to over engineer, so I will do some additional bracing/reinforcing.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-23-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By evobuilder
32 roadster windshield mounting template?

Does anyone know of a template for mounting the windshield posts on an undrilled body? I have searched with no luck.
OR
Is the trick to assemble the frame, posts, stanchions, etc. align over the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

Thanks DavidG.... my car will be here today (hopefully) and I will be able to post pics of the frame. The seller states that it is a rare 32 frame (the other guy I know with the same VIN starting ID...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

Ahhhh.... I thought it would be a frame difference, not just a body difference.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-21-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

This is starting to make sense.... both titles have the LGHTDL designation.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-20-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

correct.... my interest is really around the storied "D" frame for specs. Not for value, rarity, etc, just to understand where the origin of this so called "rare frame" is and if it's even real, myth...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-19-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

Not an auction house, Hagerty is an insurance company who also offers vehicle verification services to non local buyers, but yes, I agree, they just need to insure that the new owner can legally...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

full VIN check, car check, etc. done by Hagerty in person. Title matches the VINs, all is good. I am a very careful buyer.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-18-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

Well, if DavidG doesn't know about be ellusive (aka rumored) D 32 Frame, VIN, etc. I am going to consider it just that a rumor. The car will be here mid of next week, so I will have pics of the VIN,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

funny thing is.... the two frames are in close proximity now, but mine came from Indiana, the other is in So Cal.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-17-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 serial number starts with D5

a hot rod shop up the street by me also has a title with a D serial for a 32 Ford. So it's not just me.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-16-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,748
Posted By evobuilder
1932 serial number starts with D5

I just bought a very hot rodded 32 Roadster with a serial that starts with "D5". The frame does not look like a standard 32 (see my other thread where I realized I have something different).
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Forum: Early V8 08-15-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By evobuilder
1932 Roadster windshield and accessories

I know, I know, everyone needs these and of course, I want it chopped 2 inches, but I am open to aftermarket over factory Ford.
Also, I have a glass body, so no matter what I do, I will probably...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,230
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

in the end, I am most interested about the length, width and whether or not all 32 frames had the reveal on the frame rails or if some did not have the reveal design.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,230
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

A welcome change and I will definitly mind my Ps and Qs as ironically, I was being abrasive - won't happen again :)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,230
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

Apologies.... I am always a little jumpy since soo many "attack" on the HAMB for just asking questions.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,230
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

So DavidG.... so what you are saying is that.... all 32 frames in the US would have had the reveal design on the frame rails? Just making sure I am following - and thanks to all for chiming in on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-14-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,230
Posted By evobuilder
Re: 1932 ford frame differences

OK, I am trying to understand the different frame options for 1932 passenger cars, specifically, the frame rails and what the differences are in the 32 frame rails (with scallop design, without...
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