Register now to get rid of these ads!

Projects My 36 ford project. Or how to ruin a perfectly good car

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by the man, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. Picked up this nice 36 sedan a few months ago. It's in real good condition. Planing on doing a nice cruiser. View attachment 2168964 . The day it was delivered to Texas. For being from Minnesota it has almost no rust. Someone converted it to a slant back. View attachment 2168965 View attachment 2168966
    Dropped in some new floors. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396234003.461951.jpg
    And new inner fender panels


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  2. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396262222.611183.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396262273.285637.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396262293.956047.jpg
    Not sure why those didn't work


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  3. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396263879.960172.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396263893.444439.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396263913.193689.jpg
    Got some more rest repair taken care of


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    66fora69er and BigO like this.
  4. Pulled the manifold found this ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264670.897616.jpg
    A little rats nest don't ask me how that in there. Got my new radiator and overflow tank mounted. And made a cover for the radiator ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264745.928041.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264773.456010.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264784.345812.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264793.867510.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264802.985566.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264813.004630.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264823.413633.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264842.859483.jpg


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    Boots89 and PINEAPPLE like this.
    Register now to get rid of these ads!

  5. StylelineFabrication
    Joined: Nov 27, 2013
    Posts: 12

    StylelineFabrication
    Member

    Cruzing thru the post this morning metal work looks good I enjoy checking out good craftsmanship keep it rolling the top of that overflow is sick!! Looks like I need to add some tools to my shop to keep up



    Posted using the Full Custom H.A.M.B. App!
     
  6. That overflow tank's cool as hell! good work mate.

    sent via classroom note. pass it on
     
  7. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396264990.789950.jpg trying to decide what to do with the body whether to chop it or not. Then my seven-year-old daughter told me that hot rods with roofs are lame I agreed. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396265105.183527.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396265117.474323.jpg
    Phaetons are cool


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    wedjim likes this.
  8. bcarlson
    Joined: Jul 21, 2005
    Posts: 935

    bcarlson
    Member

    You have balls for going Phaeton with one of my favorite years and body styles! :)

    -Ben
     
  9. So the first step was to create a perimeter for the doors and dash with 1 in tubing. Since I don't have a real Phaeton or roadster to go by I had to wing it with pictures. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296556.049599.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296567.021445.jpg
    Then set the door gaps


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  10. Next I worked on the door tops ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296675.273781.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296685.882409.jpg . Then the cowl ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296719.426472.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296737.383980.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296748.007676.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396296770.618855.jpg .



    Instagram @baronsmetal
     

    Attached Files:

  11. Then inner doors and dash1 ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396297175.697095.jpg dash2 ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396297303.943115.jpg dash3. I liked this one but realized I cannot use my cowl vent which I really need. It Gets hot in Texas ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396297274.695839.jpg . So I made a new one from scratch similar to a stock rooster ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396297446.990957.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396297471.257660.jpg . It's Starting to look like something.


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    richard price and modified like this.
  12. 35cab
    Joined: Jan 5, 2011
    Posts: 230

    35cab
    Member

    Wow, great work, a brave but obviously very talented man. I look forward to seeing this one come together.
     
  13. Talented no. stupid yes.
    It's really just a drive to accomplish something. its just metal.


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    kidcampbell71 and richard price like this.
  14. hoop
    Joined: Mar 21, 2007
    Posts: 568

    hoop
    Member

    Very nice looking job!
     
  15. B Bay Barn
    Joined: Dec 27, 2009
    Posts: 369

    B Bay Barn
    Member

    Have you seen FlyinBrian48's 36? He has since sold it, a tudor 36 with the haircut also. Nice work on yours, its gonna be sweet.
     
  16. birdman1
    Joined: Dec 6, 2012
    Posts: 636

    birdman1
    Member
    from USA

    Great job Mate!! LOL very nice rod, very quality work, makes me enviouse(?) of your skills. I listen to my grandkids also, they open up a whole new world of ideas!!:)
     
  17. Next came the door jams and door latches. Stock one would no longer work ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396320752.258048.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396320767.130539.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396320779.845519.jpg
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396320809.572319.jpg
    I think at some pointing will move the top hinge down and rework the jam. I'm not super happy with it


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  18. Next I needed a windshield. I hade an old one one the wall from a previous project. It will work for now. For the stantions I bought some 1 in aluminum. (Luckily I was able to find some pre war traditional aluminum none of that fancy new stuff). Made a pattern and cut it out on my bandsaw. Then I fit it to the cowl. And finished machining it. Still need to make a new frame and polish them. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321339.368074.jpg
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321367.561900.jpg
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321386.708797.jpg
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321401.177116.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321454.185337.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321479.014484.jpg ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396321493.118494.jpg


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    kidcampbell71 and richard price like this.
  19. ml_engr
    Joined: Apr 15, 2012
    Posts: 121

    ml_engr
    Member

    Not what I expected...i'm intrigued and subscribed! Keep up the good work.
     
  20. Blackroad
    Joined: May 18, 2007
    Posts: 288

    Blackroad
    Member
    from Sydney

    Love it, but then I love 2 door 36 phaetons ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396341785.619103.jpg


    Posted using the Full Custom H.A.M.B. App!
     
    kidcampbell71 likes this.
  21. Well, since I came this far no sense in stopping. So off the back came. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396365800.367626.jpg
    I bought the EMS tail Pan. had to widen it an inch and a half to fit the sedan body. I don't think anybody will notice the difference ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396365905.748321.jpg
    Went to my buddies house and made some patterns off of his 35 five window and made a skeletal frame out of 1 inch by half-inch square tubing and some half by half for a buck ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1396365996.726624.jpg
    And that's where I'm currently in this project. Still need to do a lot more fit up of the frame but I think It will work out just fine


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
    richard price likes this.
  22. If any one needs the back of a slant back let me know.


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  23. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 25,214

    Mr48chev
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    And here your daughter thought there was going to be a back seat for her and her crew to ride in.

    That is some impressive work you are doing on that.
     
  24. Actually her exact words were she doesn't want to have a backseat because she doesn't want her older sister to roll with us. love that kid. She really liked our last roadster we had and cried for almost a week after I sold it. So I figure she is the future hot rodder.


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  25. lewk
    Joined: Apr 8, 2011
    Posts: 731

    lewk
    Member
    from Mt

    Cool project and great skills. I'm looking forward to seeing more! What brand is that radiator and how does it fit? I'm working on a pile of '35 Slantback...
     
  26. This is some impressive work going on there . Good job !
     
  27. I bought the radiator off eBay sometime ago it said it was specifically for a 36 Ford. Fits okay but you have to weld on the hood mount. But it was 100 bucks so kind of hard to pass up


    Instagram @baronsmetal
     
  28. Excellent work. Fearless and very skilled.
     
  29. lewk
    Joined: Apr 8, 2011
    Posts: 731

    lewk
    Member
    from Mt

    I was wondering if it was one of those eBay radiators. They make them for '35 too and I can't find anyone with a build thread using one. With Walkers being $700+ the eBay ones are sure tempting. Thanks for the info.
     
  30. fortynut
    Joined: Jul 16, 2008
    Posts: 814

    fortynut
    Member

    Shoot for the moon! So far you're ahead of the curve. I will definitely check back in. Nothing I love to see more than a man juggling three chain saws!
     
    bengeltiger likes this.

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.