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Brother Bob's 37 Ford truck

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Brother Bob, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. Howdy Gents,
    I've been on a long hiatus but today I scored a 37 Ford truck and wanted to show some folks who would appreciate it.
    I had been waiting for the right time and sure enough it happened.
    Its a 37 Ford 1/2 ton truck , flathead v8, fairly OG ,6 volt, tractor paint job from some years ago.
    I got it to run - the gas tank is rotten, the fuel pump diaphram is shot and the carb is leaky but when it runs it just hums right along.
    Where is all the old dudes, modernbeat ,honest charlie, rost,fat hack etc..?
    I cant figure out the security token to post pics but I will soon.
  2. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    no pics? didn't happen. :)
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  3. How bout them apples?

  4. fordsoup
    Joined: Apr 11, 2005
    Posts: 96

    from Altadena

    I like them apples.
  5. zoomma
    Joined: Apr 30, 2006
    Posts: 272


    She's a neat looking truck.
  6. VoodooTwin
    Joined: Jul 13, 2011
    Posts: 3,455

    from Noo Yawk

    Congrats! She looks sharp!!
  7. Damn! She cleaned up nice. Very cool. Are those Polyglass tires? Is that what they're called?)
  8. Jeem
    Joined: Sep 12, 2002
    Posts: 5,885

    Alliance Vendor

    Bitchin' pickup!

    Oh. Sorry in advance.....

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  9. pasadenahotrod
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
    Posts: 11,776

    from Texas

    My favorite early Ford V8 truck in one of the best color combos too! Great piece to find, greater to drive.
  10. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    You do realize that by washing it, you just ruined a perfectly good barn find...:D
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  11. BrandonB
    Joined: Feb 24, 2006
    Posts: 3,183

    from nor cal

    It definitely ain't no road apples. Nice truck:D
  12. Carb kit , fuel pump kit and a new gas tank on order!
    Cleaned on it some more , runs like a top when provided good clean fuel and not the shellac or rotten fuel and rust!
    Bias plys all the way round' , everything works electrically cept that rotten tank sender.
    Can't wait to drive my first flat head around town.
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
    Posts: 393


    37 ford trucks are my favorite! Very cool.
  14. kracker36
    Joined: Jan 21, 2012
    Posts: 756


    One of my favorites for sure! What a great find. Whats up with the 63 Fairlane lurking in the background???
  15. Midwest Rodder
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 1,768

    Midwest Rodder

  16. bubba67
    Joined: Nov 26, 2008
    Posts: 1,795

    from NJ

    Great score !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. Really nice truck, enjoy it.
  18. EBW
    Joined: Oct 16, 2011
    Posts: 540


    Great Score BB.. Did you keep the DC ??
  19. chrisntx
    Joined: Jan 20, 2006
    Posts: 1,791

    from Texas .

    If that 63 Fairlane has a 1 1/2" round chip of paint missing above the right tail light, it might be my old car
  20. Joey Anchors
    Joined: Feb 21, 2012
    Posts: 109

    Joey Anchors

    nice score! flat heads are the best sounding engines ever made IMHO
  21. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 906

    mow too much

    Very nice, I picked up a 37 grille over the weekend,one of my favorites.:D
  22. Old Roadster
    Joined: Jul 2, 2006
    Posts: 611

    Old Roadster

    Great score love old trucks.........
  23. Oh yeah I still have the DC , a old Saab and a 72 GMC Jimmy 2wd too...

    There is a ton more stuff out there , even this !

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  24. I rebuilt the carb and the fuel pump , lil engine came to life just fine. Even went for a lil' drive on flat spotted bias ply tires! New tires on order from Coker and the fuel tank is still inbound.....ran on a 5 gallon can in the bed!
    Come on summer time!
  25. modernbeat
    Joined: Jul 2, 2001
    Posts: 1,241

    from Dallas, TX

    I'm still around, though I'm mostly doing race cars that aren't HAMB approved these days. Just got back from Leon, Mexico where I ran crew for my girlfriend's car at the World Rally Championship series event. I've been racing an old '63 SAAB in historic rally. What sort of Saab have you got? I'm in Dallas now. Working for a racing suspension company.
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  26. Well I'll be damned , MB !
    I'm also building HAMB unapproved cars , the Saab is a 74 Sonnet 3 -V4-FWD-.
    In fact I was considering setting her up for the rally look and feel . Just finished the V4 build now 2.0L .
    Good seeing some of the old names around , just seems like yesterday everyone would get on here at night and caling each other "hommie" ! Hahaaha
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2012
  27. sololobo
    Joined: Aug 23, 2006
    Posts: 8,154


    Wow bro, that is a sweet looker. I love that grill shell and see very few of this model on the road. Congrats on a super score. Flatties rock! ~sololobo~
  28. deuce354
    Joined: Feb 9, 2005
    Posts: 304


    Sweet Looking Pickup!!!!! Enjoy
  29. big bad john
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
    Posts: 4,727

    big bad john

    ....She sure a looker.......a will be fun to ride...enjoy

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