Register now to get rid of these ads!

Finally got a 1932 Ford Coupe!!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 31pickemup, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. 31pickemup
    Joined: Apr 9, 2006
    Posts: 1,243

    31pickemup
    Member

    Hey Gang
    Just received my 1932 Ford 3 window coupe. Its a victim of the 70's but with time and lots of love it will come back to a more traditional life. Rides on its original frame unboxed. Has the typical 350 with a tri-power and a muncie 4-speed. The guy who built it didn't drive it much and when he finally did he hit a deer and whipped out the front fenders and grille assembly. Has a rare Hurst/Airheart Magnesium disc brake setup which unfortunatly is hooked up to 49-53 Chevy spindles. I'm hoping they can be converted to a ford setup.
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Aug 17, 2012
  2. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,599

    TexasSpeed
    Member

    That is awesome!! Not much needed to make it look more traditional. Nothing wrong with those Chevy spindles.. Those brakes are pretty cool too. Of course, having juice brakes wouldn't make it any less cool. :p What are your plans for it?
     
  3. pinkynoegg
    Joined: Dec 11, 2011
    Posts: 1,135

    pinkynoegg
    Member

    looks like a great start to me!
     
  4. Register now to get rid of these ads!

  5. 31pickemup
    Joined: Apr 9, 2006
    Posts: 1,243

    31pickemup
    Member

    Well I'm going to drive it like it is for now and slowly start making changes to it. I'm going to leave it unchopped. Probably will be fenderless with a fully covered engine. Original firewall put back but recessed. Front end will get all converted to a traditional Ford setup and rear not sure yet. Maybe 9" or a Banjo. Im wanting to run a 312 Ford out of a 1957 t-bird with a t-5 behind it. Those are some of my ideas!
     
  6. ss34coupe
    Joined: May 13, 2007
    Posts: 4,028

    ss34coupe
    Member

    That is a great find, and the fact it has a stock unboxed frame is just a bonus!
    Good luck with the project!
     
  7. big duece
    Joined: Jul 28, 2008
    Posts: 5,578

    big duece
    Member
    from kansas

    Nice find, I wish I had your luck.
     
  8. Shaggy
    Joined: Mar 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,208

    Shaggy
    Member
    from Sultan, WA

    Whats wrong with a chevy spindle???? Anyway i'd trim that motor a little more traditional (or swap a 327 or 283) and call it a late '60s car, That is Bitchin as it is!!!

    Btw a light car like that has no need for a T-5, it's just extra shifts, I might change it to a wide ratio and gear the rear to match if i didnt like it, keep it muncie, after all t-5's will never be as cool as a muncie

    Think this car....http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=182294&highlight=doyle+coupe
     
  9. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,477

    hotrd32
    Member
    from WA

    Cool find.....it'll be interesting to see what you do with it!
     
  10. brady1929
    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
    Posts: 7,954

    brady1929
    Member
    from Mesa, Az

  11. 76cam
    Joined: Sep 30, 2010
    Posts: 643

    76cam
    Member

    Cool!!!!! Looks like alot of fun..
     
  12. alpo
    Joined: May 7, 2011
    Posts: 686

    alpo
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    1. 34 Fords
    2. Mississippi Hambers

    Great find.
     
  13. ScottV
    Joined: Jul 18, 2009
    Posts: 818

    ScottV
    Member

    Heck those brakes are historic !!! put them in a museum !!!!
     
  14. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
    Posts: 2,517

    pumpman
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    Nice car, good luck on the rebuild.
     
  15. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 6,849

    Harms Way
    Member

    Alright,....... :(

    I'll say it I have to,........:cool:

    Congratulations,.... Nice score !:eek:


    I hate you,..............:D
     

Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!

Archive

Copyright © 1995-2020 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.