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  1. i.rant
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    1. 1940 Ford

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  2. i.rant
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    Recently acquired, bought from a fella that has owned the 40 since 1965. Basically an original car , plan to leave it a Flathead. 05A8BDD9-F494-4459-8F28-744A54B5824D.jpeg 05A8BDD9-F494-4459-8F28-744A54B5824D.jpeg 7898051B-944F-49DF-8C65-5B58B34C44F9.jpeg A46982B8-F8A7-4D88-BA01-0F8ED014582D.jpeg 6047FB83-B8FF-4C4F-AAE4-85B8F39DE135.jpeg 41F62DBE-61FA-44EF-89A2-5FB823CCA0C3.jpeg B5AC7FA9-5243-4729-8B0D-E21B33B3C5E1.jpeg 282A5E27-CB7F-4992-ABE0-416DF202291C.jpeg 274841B2-D007-4F61-BAEB-7F6DE239ED0E.jpeg 50CC9609-E2FA-49A2-93A4-B8873CFDDF95.jpeg
     

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    1. 1940 Ford

    Never even had the right side taillight added. :)
     
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    A Friends Celebration Of Life Yesterday With A Foreboding Sky... DSCN1336.JPG
     
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    Not yet I’m thinking for safety reasons it will.
     
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  7. ...................It's a tough decision for sure. So cool that it has survived all of these years without being altered, but I certainly get the safety aspect of your decision.
     
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  8. old skoool
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    My second tailight wasn’t added either. For safety sake I added two small motorcycle lights (kind of stole the idea from Lee Pratt’s ‘40) which give me three brake lights, plus turn signals. I don’t think they’re too obtrusive.
     
  9. olscrounger
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    ^^^ nice 40 standard!!
     
  10. ^^^Looks great to me^^^^^^...Beautiful Standard Coupe! More pictures, more pictures.:D
     
  11. Fordnut40
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    I ran my coupe for years with only the one tail light. A guy followed me into work one day & was concerned that I had a tail light out. When we went to the rear of the '40 I acted surprised & said it looked like the whole light assembly had fallen off somewhere down the road & he suggested that we ought to go back & try to find it. I chuckled & told him a standard only came with one tail light. He gave me a strange look & shrugged his shoulders. I don't think he got it.
     
  12. Legends47
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    I added two 12" LED strip lights under the car that are brake and turn signal. I was concerned about the taillights not being bright enough even with LED replacement lights. When I hit the brakes now you can see the car following me back off fairly quickly. If someone runs over the back of me now they aren't looking ahead. That might be an option for someone else that doesn't want to add the 2nd taillight.
     
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    Thanks Olscrounger....it’s a beater compared to what rolls out of your garage!

     
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  15. old skoool
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    Thanks lothiandon1940! Nothing too out of the ordinary....dropped axle, CE parallel leaves, 283, turbo 350. Stock type interior.
     
  16. Legends47
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    Old Skoool, that is a fine looking Standard.
     
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  19. i.rant
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    Timeless style,period correct paint,what’s not to like? Beautiful car.
     
  20. old skoool
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    Thanks fellas....much appreciated! They’re never done though, are they?

     
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    Thanks Legends & Olscrounger.....Olscrounger, I consider your builds to set the standard to shoot for!

     
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  23. ...believe it or not, this one was built from a tudor sedan...one of the stratest I've ever seen...
    mike powells 40 001.jpg mike powells 40 002.jpg mike powells 40 004.jpg mike powells 40 003.jpg
     
  24. Sheep Dip
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  25. it's all new coupe sheetmetal from doors back, took about a year...^^^
     
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  26. Two things,,,,
    One, I normally am not a fan of two tone trucks but this one is done right
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    Two, how about a build series on this project
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  27. Fordnut40
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    IMG_2642.JPG Finally got the brakes done on the coupe & we're back on the road again. Just in time for the Moonshine Festival in Dawsonville, Ga. There's a group of 6-8 old cars (mainly '40s) going up "dark early" Saturday morning. Hopefully the weather will be better than it was last year. IMG_2642.JPG
     
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    Doug White's '41 Ford Pickup project, my '40 1/2 ton stake truck, and my '40 Ford coupe (with upside down bumper guards. Yeah...I'm too lazy to correct them)
     
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  29. i.rant
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    1. 1940 Ford

    901D359E-582E-4252-BFB5-EF83913EE851.jpeg In Quincy Illinois for the 43rd Tin Dusters Color Run last weekend.
     
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