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ANOTHER ORIGINAL UNMOLESTED 32' Ford Coupe BASEMENT FIND by SHAW in Cincinnati.

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  1. Joshua Shaw
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    Well, It's been a year since My dad and I were LUCKY enough to pull TWO Black 32' Ford Three windows out of storage. So, I thought I'd ring in the New Year with the NEWEST 32' find.

    IT'S NOT FOR SALE!! I'm borrowing it for a car show here in Cincinnati next weekend. I have a big display for UNRESTORED Hot rods and race cars.

    This SWEET little coupe has been owned by the current owner for nearly 50 years! It's been stored in his basement for the last 30. He's owned gassers and drag cars. He was and still is a BIG TIME 409 guy... But he was smart enough to never tear this one apart or hurt it in anyway.

    The BEST PART is, I asked him if I could use it for the show, and he said "yeah sure" So I said, "I'd like to get it to my shop the week before the show so I can have the tires aired up, car ready, and loaded in the trailer the day of move in." (and I wanted to see if I could get it running!) So I asked, "when can I bring the truck and trailer here to your house and load it up?"
    That's when he said, "Hell, I can just drive it down to your shop. It runs fine!"

    He drove it Three or Four miles to my shop Yesterday. He was laughing when he got there saying "I wish I'd a had goggles! There's a lot of dirt and dust that kicks up when you have no floor boards!"

    IT IS AS RUST FREE AS IT LOOKS!!

    ENJOY. ..and as they say: "They are still out there"


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  2. dudley32
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    1. North Carolina HAMBers
    2. Ford A and B speed

    really really cool...
  3. Pscott
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    I didn't go to school long enough to learn the words that would describe how jealous I am right now! What show will this be displayed at?
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    Fabulous.
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  5. 32SEDAN
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    Nice find! Please don't molest it too bad :)
  6. A31ModelA
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    That is so gorgeous. totally unmolested. WOW drive it like you stole it kinda deal hahaha not really, but totally cool as hell :) Have fun at the show post lots of pictures...

    will
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    I agree..THEY ARE OUT THERE.

    Here is a question I have pandered over.

    Of all of the '32's built, how many are really accounted for?
  8. VNTGE41
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    wow!cant believe that.
  9. Elvisaurusrex
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    You sure it's not for sale? I got a really nice soul you could have, only 14 years old, no rust..
  10. Joshua Shaw
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    I will. Watch for "Cincinnati Cavalcade Covereage" This 5 window will be parked next to an Original 3 window Hot Rod.
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    Fabulous fabulous fabulous
  12. model-a-fan
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    Seat looks comfy. Sorry just a little PO'ed it's not in my garage.
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    Very Nice!! I am soooo jealous!
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    Really cool!
    Reminds me of my late 31 PU...boattail horn and all.
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    If you hadn't told the story, I would have guessed that the car had fake patina paint on it. It's so uniform, with no rust in the normal places, really amazing to see one in that condition.
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    Cool find Josh, even cooler that the guy would let you borrow it.
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    Cavalcade??cincy next weekend????damn i need to go home for other reasons, don't think i can time it with the show...great one, gotta wonder WHICH SIDE of cincy was it stored on??hell it might be one of my old neighbors..........:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
  18. Kustom7777
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    what a cool car.....
    you only see stuff like this on the hamb,,,,
    amazing..
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    Wow. Just wow. Wow.

    That thing is awesome.
  20. Joshua Shaw
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    As Ice Cube would say:

    "WEST SIIIHHHIIIDE"
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    gotta love that petina!
  22. de-fenders
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    Man, is that too cool!!!!!!!!!!!
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    That'll buff..
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    That is GORGEOUS!!! I gotta give the owner props for letting you borrow it AND for having the balls to drive more than 100 feet on those tires!!!:eek: YIKES! What a great piece of history right there. Amazing.
  26. Joshua Shaw
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    Yes! I agree. He is a cool guy, and knows what he has. I thanked him a ton, and will continue.
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    As a kid before I even went to school, I fell in love with that exact coupe and hoped I would have one someday. But then, I wanted to be a pilot too till I found out they didn't fly bi-wing airplanes much anymore. But I never fell out of love with that 5 window coupe.
    Would have loved to been eating some of that dust on the way to your shop just to get a ride on the springs.
  28. Topolino Kid
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    dude you're killing me.....:mad::mad:..westsideeee is myyyyyysideeeee.:cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:.........western hills, price hill, oak hills..........bridgetown harrison.........shaw i go onnnnn.....;)
  29. SKRTCHSR
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    Price hill? I would say nope! Word!
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    wow very nice!

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