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Hot Rods model A Ford inside window moldings

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Alaska Jim, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. Alaska Jim
    Joined: Dec 1, 2012
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    Can any of you guys tell me if there is a difference between 1930-31 coupe 1/4 window inside garnish moldings , compared to the 1928-1929 coupes? also what about the rear window? Or are they all the same, if not how do you tell them apart ? any help would be appreciated , Thanks, ---Jim
     
  2. Pretty sure the 28-29 are slightly different in shape from the 30 - 31. Saw some 30-31s at LARS last summer - $100 each.
     
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  4. kb cookout
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    1928-29 1/4 window moldings are the same size and shape , so you can use the on either side, you can set them face to face or back to back and the are the same shape,

    The 30-31 1/4 window moldings are a little shorter then the 28-29 and they are right and left sides, one rear corner as a sharper curve

    The rear molding are all the same , except for the late 31 coupe that have a deeper molding for the roll down rear window ( that molding also fits the rear window in a 1930-31 sedan delivery rear door)

    later kb
     

  5. scrap metal 48
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    Only difference is 28/29's are about an inch taller.. Rear windows are same for all model A's except for maybe the odd ball 4 drs.. If you're going to chop the top you can make all year quarter window moldings fit.. If you're not chopping the top, you should be....
     
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  6. Atwater Mike
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    Guys! Garnish moldings ARE scarce... But even more scarce are UNchopped 'A' Coupe bodies!

    Here I found a guy with 5 Coupe bodies, all of 'em chopped. Can't find a stock top one to save stamps!
     
  7. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
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    When anyone chops a car, they should keep the parts they cut out, specially those who cut more than 4"
     
  8. Atwater Mike, I was going to chop mine, but I think I might leave it for now - kinda like the headroom and visibility. coupe body in position 4.JPG
     
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  9. 325w
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    Post 8 I like the wheels.
     
  10. Ralph Moore
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    Same here, initially I wanted to chop this, but the more I drive it, the more I like the way it is. [​IMG]


    Sent from my iPhone using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  11. mkubacak
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    What wheels are those?
     
  12. Alaska Jim
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    Thanks to everyone who responded to my questions, exactly the info I needed. The top is going to be chopped. we are starting with a rough, almost bare body with lots of missing pieces, and sheetmetal, and what is there is rusty and dented, but it can be saved. just starting to gather pieces, and don't need to buy something we can't use, or will make things harder than necessary . Thanks again.---Jim
     
  13. scrap metal 48
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    Model A's were meant to be chopped.. Can you say "Hot Rod" ...
     

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