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"Barn Find" All Original '32 Ford!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hemi Joel, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,161


    Super find! Preserve the car for now. Cut up a roach.
  2. Holy Crap.
    I don't know what else to say, congratulations, don't do anything to it except preserve it, new tires brakes, fuel lines, etc...

    They ARE still out there...
  3. Wild Turkey
    Joined: Oct 17, 2005
    Posts: 903

    Wild Turkey

    I agree, except for the horn:rolleyes:
  4. larry woods
    Joined: Jan 20, 2010
    Posts: 566

    larry woods
    from venice fl

    Omg! Sweet! Sweet! Sweet!
  5. cruzr
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 3,125


    cool find...................

    how ever this is a HOT ROD site..............

    needs drop axle....juice brakes..........
  6. pasadenahotrod
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
    Posts: 11,776

    from Texas

    Fabulous find, but please replace those "custom" bumpers and guards with stock 32s!
  7. That is a really nice find. Since it has already been "modified" by the change in bumpers and the sealed bean headlights, you should not feel bad about doing a bit more in upgrades.
  8. lockwoodkustoms
    Joined: Dec 22, 2005
    Posts: 3,910


    100% agree............Hot Rod the hell out of that thing. But make sure you keep it taditional :D.
  9. x2!!!! it's only original once, not to mention its a one and a million find.
  10. I'm surprised to hear how many guys would leave the car alone! This is a hot rod site right? V8 swap, juice brakes and drop axle would be on the top of my list. I think the exterior looks pretty cool the way it is though.
  11. gas4blood
    Joined: Nov 19, 2005
    Posts: 787

    from Kansas

    There are a lot of repro OHV conversions available. That'd be nice. The mechanical brakes work fine if in good shape. Great find!
  12. looks like a good one to make a hotrod out of. nice score!
  13. rawkie
    Joined: Sep 28, 2008
    Posts: 301


    cool find, always wondered what i would do in the same situation and more than likely chop it, whatever direction you choose you have one hell of a ride to start out with
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2011
  14. Dam ! You're one Lucky So and So, You need to be playin the Lottery !

    Great find !
  15. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
    Posts: 13,988

    Member Emeritus

    Once again the find of a fairly decent old car has brought out the "Women of the HAMB"
    "Doris, you wouldn't believe it but I just found one of Joe's old condoms in the back of his sock drawer. I've been feeling kinda horny lately and I sure would like to get laid like the old days. Just last week he snuggled up and gave me a good feel so I was thinking...................NAW!!! I'll just throw it away and not mention it to him besides, I had forgotten about how neat they looked inside that old package. Wouldn't want to disturb that look now would we?" :(

  16. carcrazyjohn
    Joined: Apr 16, 2008
    Posts: 4,844

    from trevose pa

    Id do the bodywork and paint the car .By the way Good luck .Your car is awesome....
  17. Yup, and maybe an Ardun
  18. cruzr
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 3,125


    well said..........

    safety is a factor.......mech brakes are not safe on todays highways.....

    as i said before............this is a HOT ROD site.....

    HOT ROD it !~!
  19. With a nice chop.......................
  20. carcrazyjohn
    Joined: Apr 16, 2008
    Posts: 4,844

    from trevose pa

    mechanical brakes are fine .Just have to be adjusted right ,I believe they have the same pounds per square inch when applied .Hydraulics are just more equalized ,
  21. LSGUN
    Joined: May 26, 2007
    Posts: 1,259

    from TX

    I always like reading everyone's varying opinion on a car like this. I'm hot rodder to the core, but I'd honestly have to think about this one! Sure, it's only original once and '32 Fords do have extreme value, but damn this is exactly what a hot rodder in the 1950s would have started with. Think of all the cars that were still around like this one back then, only it was "just an old Ford".

    Think about it...
  22. SuddenDeath
    Joined: Apr 23, 2010
    Posts: 186

    from Florida

    WOW...what a beautiful car!!
  23. Hot Rod it! This '32 is one honey!

  24. Speedy Muertito
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 129

    Speedy Muertito

    WOW! too cool. definetly leave it alone, except of course the safety issues. Congrats!!
  25. rawkie
    Joined: Sep 28, 2008
    Posts: 301


    looks like a tuxedo, smooth and clean
  26. Hemi Joel
    Joined: May 4, 2007
    Posts: 705

    Hemi Joel
    from Minnesota

    Thanks for all the input and opinions. One thing to consider is that I already am in the middle of 4 projects that have been laungishing for too long, so I don't think I should start any more big projects. I need to keep it simple.
  27. dudley32
    Joined: Jan 2, 2008
    Posts: 1,988


    So if it's titled as a '33 ( as per yesterdays post)'s probably worth I'd like to be the first to offer you a little more than that... :D...:D...X/2
  28. AstroZombie
    Joined: Jul 17, 2006
    Posts: 1,788


    What a great find and great story!!! I am in awe, I know most of us on here would love to come across a 32 that nice.

    Sort out the brakes and the rich condition and take that old couple out for a drive!!!

    IMO, I wouldn't cut into it right away, just enjoy it in stages and make changes a little at a time.
  29. AstroZombie
    Joined: Jul 17, 2006
    Posts: 1,788


    Also, Joel are you on the Fordbarn?? It was mentioned earlier for you to post this over there. Those guys would love it! (And you'd get varying opinions, and maybe leads on original parts you might need)
  30. Doc Squat
    Joined: Apr 17, 2008
    Posts: 1,375

    Doc Squat
    from tulsa, ok

    I'd throw those fenders away from the looks of them. Will make a bitchin highboy sedan. I love my sedan. Nothing cooler.
    Like I told the kid, "Your musics not too loud, its just like OKC, it sucks!"

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