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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. Fordors
    Joined: Sep 22, 2016
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    Fordors
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    Why do you think the Fordor uses a different frame? The only differences are related to engineering changes, I think there were three, maybe four front cross members, the transmission 'member did not originally have the front, angled legs that made it into the so-called K member, strengthening pieces were added to prevent bending the rails at the rear kick up and there were two different rear crossmembers, a narrow one was recessary to fit when those braces were fitted inside the rails. In addition there were detail changes to some holes to mount the steering box.
     
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  2. primed34
    Joined: Feb 3, 2007
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    Had a steel chopped 3 window. Still have a tudor.
     
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  3. TomT
    Joined: Dec 11, 2003
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    I have/had 3 5-windows - my avatar which was originally a 5-window, one rough 5-window that went to Switzerland, and the genie 5-window body I currently have a build thread on ...
     
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  4. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
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    Dont forget about the sedan delivery. And they made a panel truck
     
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  6. All of the passenger cars and light pickups used the same frame. The frame however did evolve slightly during the production year.

    Charlie Stephens
     
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  7. Rocky
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
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    Had a 5 window coupe and a closed cab pickup...moved up to a model 40 coupe
     
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  8. Xman
    Joined: Nov 17, 2011
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    One steel 3W, one steel 5W, and a glass roadster.
     
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  9. V8RPU
    Joined: Sep 23, 2010
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    from Nor Cal

    The question was how many of the different body styles do you or have you owned. My reply was that with the exception of the Fordor I have had all of them including the commercial cars which are the open cab p.u., closed cab p.u., sedan delivery, panel delivery, and station wagon. I do not think the Fordor has a different frame.
     
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    I found this larger file. If you squint just right you can make some of the words.


    Sent from my iPad using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  12. I currently own three 5W's, one 3W, one cabriolet, one pickup, one Fordor, and one Brookville roadster.

    I have owned and traded or sold one glass roadster, two 5W's, one topless Tudor tub, two Tudors, two 5W's and three Fordors.

    I never could afford the really rare ones.

    I've known a few guys that have had close to hundred Deuces pass through their hands!
     
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  13. wicarnut
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  14. edcodesign
    Joined: Mar 30, 2007
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    One 5 window, 8 year build .
     
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  15. Owned @ least 1 of each except a B400 and a sedan delivery. Do know I've built and owned over 40 Roadsters, Glass, steel and Brookville
     
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  16. figure8
    Joined: Oct 4, 2006
    Posts: 36

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    1 Steel roadster, owned it 17 years. Really wanting a 5 window.
     
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  17. alchemy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2002
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    I own a tudor, a pile of roadster, a pile of five-window, a pile of closed cab pickup, and the very beginnings of a roadster pickup.
     
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  18. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    I had a rough Victoria body, selling it was the right thing to do at the time, hope to have a complete running one some day. UPDATE, I forgot the Westcott glass Roadster from back in the late 1970's, the body cost $2,200 DELIVERED to Connecticut. Had it on a stock chassis that cost me $120.00 at the Bennington, Vt. swap meet. Still have the original grill insert I swapped the new floor mats out of my Dad's month old '61 Ford when I was 10 years old, will I ever have a running '32 to put it in? Bob
     
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  19. I have to disagree,the fordor uses the same frame as the coupes.roadsters.tudor sedans.HRP
     
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  20. I have owned 4 - 32 five windows (still have one) a 2 door sedan and still have a roadster. Total (6)
    Vaun_0006.jpg IMG_0421 (5).JPG 003.JPG IMG_8183.JPG Still have these two! Fall 5 Window 003.JPG IMG_9792.JPG
     
  21. LOU WELLS
    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
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    from IDAHO

    It took me 40 years to obtain a standard 5 window and I will not be bringing home any more deuces.... CHANGE 2014 022.JPG
     
  22. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 4,565

    krylon32
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    from Nebraska

    It's been a ride over the last 40+ years. 10-12 roadsters (lost count) 6 tudors, 1 3 window, 1 delivery, 1 B400, 1 vicky, 4 pickups, 3 5 windows, 1 Brookville RPU, 2 4 doors. Currently have 5 henry steel cars , delivery, 5 window, 3 window, PU, roadster, and have the parts to do another Brookville RPU. Like they say, never to many deuces!
     
  23. And just picked up 2017 32 5 winder side.jpg this 5 winder, all Henry Ford
     
  24. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
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    If you want to know just about anything about a 32 get these. IMG_1823.jpg
     
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  25. I just thought I knew a little something about Deuces and then I purchased the 1932 Ford book/s and realized I did know a little something about Deuces...Very little! :D HRP
     
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  26. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
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    Right on!!! Even though they are written more for restorations there is so much a guy can learn.
     
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  27. You got that right my friend! :) HRP
     
  28. j3harleys
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 414

    j3harleys
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    from colorado

    Two 5w.s, one 3w, two Roadsters, One Dearborn Deuce conv.
     
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  29. FalconMan
    Joined: Sep 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,197

    FalconMan
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    from Minnesota

    I have a gennie 5W that I have owned for a few years and I am just finishing a Brookville roadster. DSCN4045.JPG

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  30. RICK R 44
    Joined: Dec 13, 2009
    Posts: 338

    RICK R 44
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    A fiberglass roadster, if that counts!!!
     
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