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Projects 1936 Ford Coupe 3W - My 2nd project

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by orula, May 4, 2014.

  1. orula
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 437

    orula
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    Hello everyone,

    I could not sit still with my hands so I decided to make another big desire. My next project has just arrived at my house and slowly I'm studying where to start.

    I found on sale here on The Hamb the my '36 Ford coupe 3w and I thought it was time to realize my dream.

    As soon as the car arrived, along with my daughter we decided to paint it a single color :).

    It will take at least 3 years of work to finish the project and updates I'm going to do will be these, but this time I will need your very valuable advice :

    New Mustang2 front end, triangulated bars on rear with 9" Ford rear end, stock frame boxed and c-noched, ridetech shockwave with Accuair air ride, 365 Cadillac engine and 700R4 transmission, 3" top chopped, shaved doors ecc....

    Please be accepted recommendations, thanks :)



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  2. 36couper
    Joined: Nov 20, 2002
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    36couper
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    from ontario

    only thing I would change is that Cadillac engine.
     
  3. brady1929
    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
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    Awesome project. I love 36 fords.
     
  4. TagMan
    Joined: Dec 12, 2002
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    I'm happy for you and your daughter. Congratulations on a buying very nice car.
     

  5. ss34coupe
    Joined: May 13, 2007
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    Great project! Keep the Caddy motor, they are reliable and lots of speed equipment is available. Plus they look fantastic in an early Ford.
     
  6. Acme Speed Shop
    Joined: Mar 31, 2007
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    Acme Speed Shop
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    from so cal

    Nice to involve your daughter too.
     
  7. COUPES
    Joined: Feb 24, 2013
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    COUPES
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    from England

    This will be a great thread!!! Subscribed. Where did you find the 36? Cool to involve your daughter Orula.
     
  8. FalconMan
    Joined: Sep 9, 2008
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    from Minnesota

    Great project ! Nothing better than a 36 3W.... keep us posted !
     
  9. BarryA
    Joined: Apr 22, 2007
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    My all time favourite car! I followed your truck build for a while, looking forward to this one.
     
  10. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
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    Can't wait to see this take shape. Involving your daughter is a great idea.
     
  11. mrquickwhip
    Joined: Oct 15, 2009
    Posts: 476

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    Great find....I will be watching this build....I,m waiting for my 36 five window coupe to arrive....bob
     
  12. orula
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 437

    orula
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    Many thanks to all the friends who follow this project with interest.
    Here, too, your help will be invaluable.

    I found this car here on the Hamb...

    I want to install a new IFS Mustang II but at the rear, what do you recommend?
    Can I install Parallel or Triangulated bars?
    I will also notches the frame

    Thanks
     
  13. Looks like we are both working on the same make / model / year car. I'm just 45 years into mine. It's very nice to see that you have help. She looks around the same age as when I started to help? my Father. (RIP)

    With our 36 Ford 392 hemi three window coupe /project. Now if all of the H.A.M.B. members could just chip in a few bucks each... Then build a time machine to go back... and buy up a bunch of $50.00 Ford, Dodge, Chevy, Willys, coupes...
     
  14. vince89
    Joined: Mar 23, 2014
    Posts: 159

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    amazing car love the fenders and running board i hope you keep them it just makes the car. and i like the 365 Cadillac engine in it im gonna build a 365 for myself soon for my Cadillac
     
  15. I would keep the Cadillac engine assuming it runs and is good shape. It may have some work on the car, but you have a great starting point there.
     
  16. orula
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 437

    orula
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    Many thanks to all for encouragement.
    This is my 365 Cadillac just rebuilded but I will change the color of this.

    Maybe the car will be black and the engine will be Root Beer Kandy color
    and chrome valve cover, tri-power intake or 6x2 ecc....

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  17. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
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    YUP!! Definitely keep the Caddy. One of the old fav;orates of hot rodding is a Fordilac. the combination makes for a sweet running ride and the performance is second to none if the
    Caddy is properly built.

    Frank
     
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