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Old 10-11-2020, 07:58 PM   #1
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Hey guys, Iím new to the hobby. By chance I was able to get a free 29 Tudor from my neighbor, only catch was I had to dig it out. Yup! Dig it out! Super stoked on it and it has the best patina around. Iíve been around the hot rod stuff since I work at a hot rod shop as a welder/fabricator. This is my first model A. I wanted to share with you guys from digging it out to putting it on a frame and driving.


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Old 10-11-2020, 08:04 PM   #2
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I was able to score a completely car from an older couple. Car had been stored for 30+ years but in boxes and halfway back to fully restore. Decided I would keep the frame, drive gear since it had already been restored and has a title. So if anyone is looking for parts I have a lot of them. My trailer, suv, and the car I purchased where loaded down with parts.


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Old 10-11-2020, 08:05 PM   #3
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After digging for about an hour the body was headed to my house and ready to be bolted on


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Old 10-11-2020, 08:06 PM   #4
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Got it to sit on the frame fairly nice but it does have a twist to it, so Iíll have to play with a torch and see if I can get her back straight.


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Old 10-11-2020, 09:15 PM   #5
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Real good score! Looking forward to see what you do to it.
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Old 10-11-2020, 10:10 PM   #6
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Great work. It's always good to see one get saved. Please keep us informed on the progress.
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Old 10-11-2020, 10:11 PM   #7
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been there done that, go for it! You can really call it a ground up restoration
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Old 10-12-2020, 07:11 AM   #8
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'Ground up restoration' - PERFECT, Holdover! Best of luck, Andrez.
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Old 10-12-2020, 09:43 AM   #9
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Thanks guys, at this point Iím trying to get the twist out of the body. Body mounting points line up but need some massaging into place.


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Old 10-12-2020, 10:57 AM   #10
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Welcome, keep us entertained with your progress and photos. Please add your location to your personal information. It can at times help us to help you. I presume your rural, as not many left to be dug out these days.
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Old 10-12-2020, 11:14 AM   #11
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Thanks, I am very rural. Out in the hills of Paso Robles, Ca


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Old 10-12-2020, 11:28 AM   #12
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WOW!!! Wonderful! Quite a project; you are braver (and probably younger) than I am. Best of luck and keep us posted.
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Old 10-12-2020, 11:31 AM   #13
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Jrsaw, Iím not that young. About to turn 37. But yea Iíve been know to be pretty brave. Iíve rebuilt and restored a few vehicles, have hand built a 73 bronco piece by piece. So Iím sure this will be a lot easier with access to every tool in my shop. And knowledge from my boss who has been in the game for a while.


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There are a few MAFCA chapters in your area. They would be a good source of information and or help.
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Old 10-13-2020, 07:47 AM   #15
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Paso Robles- Gods country!
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Old 10-14-2020, 12:04 PM   #16
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"Iím not that young. About to turn 37."

Welcome to the Barn and a great looking project! You may or may not realize this...but at 50 I am one of the youngest here


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Old 10-14-2020, 11:03 PM   #17
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Paso Robles- Gods country!
As is San Luis Obispo...Go Mustangs!...Avalia Beach...Ah, the good old days!

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Old 10-14-2020, 11:29 PM   #18
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Creston actually, I see you guys know the area.


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The Central Coast is a great area. There are a couple of wineries in Creston.

We like to stay in SLO and drive to Cambria for Lunch or dinner at Robin’s Cafe and a slice of Pie at Linn’s Restaurant.

A great afternoon is visiting the Firestone Walker Brewery and the wineries west of Paso Robles on State Highway 46.

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Old 10-15-2020, 05:56 AM   #20
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Hope you have all the parts for that Kari-Keen Trunk on the trailer!

Does it still have the original "tag" within?

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Old 10-22-2020, 04:30 PM   #21
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Alright well finally making some progress, got new fuel lines that need to go in and another few odds and end to see it fire up...wish me luck.


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Vvvvvvvrrroooooooooommmmmmm!!!
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