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Features 1940 Ford pickup

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by HOTRODPRIMER, Dec 5, 2013.

  1. DragFrame
    Joined: Dec 16, 2004
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    Yea for about 5 minutes at the Columbus Ford swap meet. We were heading opposite directions lol

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  2. That is one real cool truck. Congrats!
     
  3. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
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    it really is a field of dreams
     

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  4. I don't suppose I am the only 63 year old that, as a 10 year old, built ALOT of 40 ford PU plastic models ..... done with future dreams! Damn nice.
     
  5. b-bob
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    And 64 year olds as well. Monogram....right??
     
  6. fortynut
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    A forty/forty-one pickup is near the top of my bucket list. When I see one all together and finished, where the builder didn't screw it up by hacking on the top or something else equally stupid, I keep thinking, "Yeah, Carl, there's one out there, that's perfect, and waiting on you to get your shit together." Of course I'm not dumb enough not to know that building one from parts is out of the question, either. And, when I see people doing that I'm also encouraged.
     
  7. Dad's 1932
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    from Santa Rosa

    That makes more sense and after a second look , I totally agree . Good catch !! :D
     
  8. Here's a photo of the truck sharing space with Gregs 5 window. HRP

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  9. 40FORDPU
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    from Yelm, Wa
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  10. 19Fordy
    Joined: May 17, 2003
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    Those are late 8BA heads "reversed" and "flipped" on an early style block. By doing this the water would quickly reach the "hot spots" at the rear of the engine block and provide better cooling. The head you see on the passenger side of the engine is actually the driver side head of the 8BA. You can see the 3 holes for mounting the stock 8BA oil filter. Pretty neat idea.
     
  11. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
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    manyolcars

    My fantasy of having a 40 that looks that good is what keeps me going. Thanks for the pictures
     

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