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That is a very helpful post. Thanks.
WTF: I also have the same 1940 Ford fender support piece that is NOS.
Worth $100 max to someone who needs it badly. They are not that rare.
Hard to believe that 1957 was 60 years ago.
Wonder where those hot rods and owners are today.
Time DOES fly.
Propane torch won't work as it heats unevenly and is too hot.
Keep an eye on these 1940 front fender spreaders and you'll discover the value.
HINT: They will never sell for $200....
Start them every day and run the temp up to normal
Put dry gas in the tank. Add a dip stick oil heater if you have one.
Looks like the kind we use to make in shop class many years ago. Very cool.
Glad you kept it.
They are forged as they can be heated and bent. Can't do that to cast iron.
Also, do a spark test. Yes, you can weld the pedals. TIG is best.....
I have for sale a pair of 6V horns that came off my 51 Merc.
Would they meet your needs?
I wonder if the Cuban government would ever permit old car Cuban
car owners to directly buy parts from folks in the USA who have parts to sell.
I used Magnum dropped steering arms. if you pay attention to how they fit when installing the bolts and use Locktite you will be fine. The bolts...
I have an old Dillon. Saves a lot on gas money.
Just for the heck of it, make some "no holes" snap on covers for the shroud
to see if it improves cooling. Try cardboard first.
Congrats on hanging in there and building such a beauty.
Contact MT Car Products and ask your question. Fordbarn folks can also help.Their high quality brake drums fit the OEM hub and studs. So, if you...
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