The Jalopy Journal
As an autobody repair man of over 50 years as far as I am concerned most if not all replacement sheet metal was factory rejects.
My wife and I will be there but we wont have a car. We will be to busy volunteering.
58 Fords had air suspension as an option.
52 and 53 are the same except around the grill area. 54 should work also if you are using just the rear area.
That gold 55 chevy was called lil honey bee and ended up in a junkyard near New Richmond Wisconsin.
My folks ran a resort during the war and they had a 1945 ford truck. That is what I learned to drive on.
I was a body man for over 60 years and I can tell you lead will not stick to sandblasted metal unless you you grind or wire brush it back down to...
Looks like a bargain to me.
If you want them to fit correctly you can figure a few hours labor and you will at least need a router to do the job.
1948 FORD coupe in 1963 for one hundred dollars. Missing right rear fender. Found a new old stock one for four dollars.
I built one out of a 51 Kaiser. Lots of fun tearing through the logging roads.
Very nice. I cant decide which one I like best.
To me a 38 grille looks like it belongs on a truck.
1955 mercury optional deluxe wheel.
I used a 70s ford wagon roof on my 1931 sedan, It fit like it was made for it.
Does anyone know what is going on that the Moultrie Swap Meet has been cancelled for April 13-13, 2018?
Pry off gently with a dental pick.
Find someone with a pullmax and spend a couple hours making dies.
They made them in deluxe only to distinguish them from the other commercial models.
Nice color combo.
FORD never made a 1948 sedan delivery. 1947 was the last year until 1952.
First time I haven't had a swap spot in over 40 years. May go one day just to see old friends.
Its kind of hard to explain without pictures but I made my own clips that catch the rear lip of the inner rings so you can just grab them with...
I did that column conversion on my 53 ford in 1960. It had a kind of flimsy feeling.
Don't use an eraser wheel on lacquer or you will be doing a repaint job.
I believe it was a dealer installed option. At leat it was on our custom ordered 1960 f-100.
I think hotrod primer has it right
Its been about 30 years but I seen to remember a jeep wagoneer glove box lock was a direct fit.
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