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36 Ford Coupe - wheels tight to turn

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by panhead_pete, Jul 8, 2013.

  1. panhead_pete
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    Hi guys
    Finally got my 36 home and its impossible to push, with the rear feeling like the handbrake is on and the front wheels tight too. Hand brake cables are loose so am thinking that isnt the cause but its sat for a year. Any obvious things I should be checking for?
    Thanks

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  2. panhead_pete
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    All good - sorted. Rookie mistake, brake pedal was hanging up.
     
  3. 2racer
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    she is a beauty!
     
  4. panhead_pete
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    Thanks 2racer. Not changing a thing now :)
     

  5. 46deluxe
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  6. Nice work, that is beautiful!
     
  7. panhead_pete
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  8. incogneto
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  9. panhead_pete
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    WTF are you talking about newbie? Your point is?
     
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  10. 46deluxe
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    I'm in the same sort of predicament , mine is the yellow 3 window on ebay .;)
     
  11. Congratulations,you have found yourself one of the all time favorite coupes,,the car looks great. HRP
     
  12. Where in Bris are ya Pete? Would LOVE to come and have a gander at the coupe sometime. Looks awesome, love the shape of the '35 - '36 coupes.
     
  13. panhead_pete
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    Im up the Sunny Coast. PM me if you are ever up this way Nick.
     
  14. Definitely will mate, would love to check it out! Are you on the Aussie HAMBers facebook page at all? Post some photos on there if so!
     
  15. GEEZZER
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  16. panhead_pete
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    As the dollar crashes down it looks more and more like its staying.
     

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