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Hot Rods Had To Have Another Five Window After All.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by ct1932ford, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. As you may know I sold my 32 Five Window (Coleman Coupe) awhile back. I thought just having my Roadster would be enough. After all I am not getting any younger.:oops: Well it has been an emotional couple of weeks, having lost a good friend to ALS.
    I decided I needed something to keep me busy. I sold this 32 coupe to a good friend five years back. He has not had the time that this Deuce deserves. We finally got on the same page where he wanted to sell and I wanted to buy. So last week I took possession of probably the nicest 32 five window that I have ever owned. So why did I sell it in the first place? :confused:
    It was so nice I could not bring myself to remove the perfect fenders and chop the perfect body. I still can't believe I will have an un-chopped full fender car. :eek: For now I am just getting back in shape, going through all the mechanics and maintenance items.
    Fixed a leaking wheel cylinder that must have been leaking for a while by the mess it made. :(
    I never finished the car the way I wanted it five years ago, so I am continuing with my vision. :cool: Changing the headlights and bar, dropped axle, new springs , front shocks etc. Wheels and tires. Here are a few pictures that don't show much. I have been so engrossed in the work that I have not taken many pictures. I promise to do better. Not Chopped:eek: Full Fenders:eek: We shall see!;) I am enjoying the work.:cool:

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    The wheel and tires will be going, since they are not mine. I have a nice set of 16" wires that are all painted and ready to go. I want to wait until I get the stance right before I buy tires.
     
  2. olscrounger
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    Love it!! I'm sure you will do it justice. No chop full fendered dropped axle etc Done!
     
  3. continentaljohn
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    Looks awesome congratulations cant wait to see what you do to her
     
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  4. partsdawg
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    Not every ‘32 has to be chopped or fender less. Roll with it.
     

  5. Bigmac48
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    Beautiful!!!!
     
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  6. Nice car, glad it came home.
     
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  7. I love the unchopped and full fendered 32s. And thats a really nice one.
     
  8. brady1929
    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
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    Congratulations.
     
  9. slug
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    Great place to be in. How can a guy turn down this opportunity. Second time around I bet will be a keeper! Awaiting many pictures.
     
  10. alchemy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2002
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    We gave my sedan a Gentleman's hot rodding back in 2005 and it's been fun ever since. Just like you plan, a dropped axle, lowered springs, juice brakes, and a rubber rake. It's very comfortable, can go anywhere in any weather, and I can see out of it in all directions.
     
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  11. jim snow
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    Congrats! Looks like an all weather car.Jmho. Snowman
     
  12. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    Good to see another return at The Revolving Door Garage, you left out the important feature the FULL HOOD. :)

    Bob
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2020
  13. I did not know that!


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  14. Fortunateson
    Joined: Apr 30, 2012
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    I'll be doing the same thing whenever I get to my patiently waiting 5W. I'm only 5'10" and I'm not a huge fan of chopped vehicles from the inside, they look great from the outside though.
     
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  15. nochop
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    from norcal

  16. choptop40
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    Don't let the fellow who chopped our 51 see that puppy... sometimes it's better cut up a nice one...
     
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  17. -Brent-
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  18. Congratulations Mark. I like your plan for it. { Think little Deuce coupe hot rod } Have fun, and keep us posted. Ron........
     
  19. Stogy
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    @ct1932ford...The Boomerang Coupe...Congrats what a trip back...but full speed ahead...those days are in your heart and second time around...Oh Yeah!!
     
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  20. how could it be any better?.......327/365:);):cool:
     
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  21. corncobcoupe
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  22. Steves46
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    She’s a beauty! Enjoy.
     
  23. chevyfordman
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
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    I love it and since you already have a nice hot rod; I would drive it the way it is. Glad you got it back.
     
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  24. waxhead
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    I like your plan for the coupe. Please keep us updated on your progress.
     
  25. adam401
    Joined: Dec 27, 2007
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    Wow beautiful coupe! If you need someone to make the first cut with a sawzall let me know.
     
  26. I agree, but the 48 Ford seems to be good right now.:rolleyes:
     
  27. My thoughts exactly!:)
     
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  28. GordonC
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    Very nice car!
     
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  29. Looking forward to watching you turn the old coupe into a non chopped, full fender hot rod. Go man go! HRP
     
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