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My free barn find 36 ford cabriolet

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by midnightoilgarage, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. A friend of mine and a long time friend of the family,many generations,gave me this car.His name is jim.Jim built and customized this car in the 50s.It had been stored since the early sixtees.I put it back together,preserving it and its patina.
     

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  2. modelamotorhead
    Joined: Dec 24, 2011
    Posts: 471

    modelamotorhead
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    Howdy from Spokane, Welcome. You have a real GOOD friend there, my friends usually just give me guff. Nice '36....
     
  3. exStreamliner
    Joined: Apr 7, 2009
    Posts: 1,544

    exStreamliner
    Member

    Wow... Looks great and it good to see survivors not get re-done
     
  4. FalconMan
    Joined: Sep 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,353

    FalconMan
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Minnesota

    Awesome !! I love 36 fords .......
     

  5. skoh73
    Joined: Apr 17, 2008
    Posts: 1,553

    skoh73
    Member

    What a heck of a nice guy! It's nice to know that there are great folks like that out there still. Gorgeous car!
     
  6. tommyd
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 11,328

    tommyd
    Member
    from South Indy

    Welcome from Indy....nice!
     
  7. E HANSEN13
    Joined: Aug 2, 2009
    Posts: 500

    E HANSEN13
    Member

    Nice ride welcome for so cal guys...
     
  8. Don't usually respond to these threads, but this is very cool. Both situation and car. Congrats!
     
  9. Nice looking ride.
    Welcome from Michigan.
     
  10. Rpmrex
    Joined: Nov 19, 2007
    Posts: 664

    Rpmrex
    Member
    from Indiana

    Nice custom! I like the Studebaker tail lights.

    Your very fortunate!

    Enjoy.
     
  11. BOP-Nut
    Joined: Oct 20, 2008
    Posts: 746

    BOP-Nut
    Member

    How cool is that? I love the picture of him and his wife (I presume?) with it.
     
  12. PinHead
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 243

    PinHead
    Member

    That's very cool of him to do. Although you must realize, it's not really yours... you're just the new caretaker. :)
     
  13. 40two
    Joined: Feb 19, 2012
    Posts: 1,867

    40two
    Member

    Welcome, the '36 is a beauty!!
     
  14. pardon me while i have a heart attack and die.


    nice score. nice friend.
     
  15. Matthew
    Joined: Sep 8, 2005
    Posts: 166

    Matthew
    Member
    from Burien, WA

    Welcome; that car is like a time machine!!! : )
     
  16. william.ali.kay
    Joined: Nov 20, 2009
    Posts: 824

    william.ali.kay
    Member
    from Milwaukee

    Very cool story and car.
    Get that 36 safe and running so you can give them another ride in it. That would be awesome.
     
  17. dubcee
    Joined: Jan 24, 2008
    Posts: 486

    dubcee
    Member

    That Pontiac insert on the 36 dash is awesome! Welcome
     
  18. Willy_P
    Joined: Mar 19, 2011
    Posts: 762

    Willy_P
    Member

    Welcome from Kansas. Nice wheels!
     
  19. Sonicjagstang
    Joined: Mar 21, 2011
    Posts: 169

    Sonicjagstang
    Member
    from IL.

    Hello and welcome from So.ILL. Interesting story. Its always good to have friends.
     
  20. couverkid
    Joined: Mar 30, 2007
    Posts: 1,125

    couverkid
    Member

    One of the neatest cars I have seen on here in a while. I love the 40 olds bumpers. Damn that is cool. I want it,bad.
     
  21. couverkid
    Joined: Mar 30, 2007
    Posts: 1,125

    couverkid
    Member

    And I want more pictures,PLEASE. I cant get enough of this car.
     
  22. 60 ford
    Joined: Nov 23, 2007
    Posts: 1,806

    60 ford
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  23. Lytles Garage
    Joined: May 6, 2011
    Posts: 621

    Lytles Garage
    Member

    Cool car,cool guy to give it to you... Chris
     
  24. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 27,817

    The37Kid
    Member

    What a great looking car with an even better story. Welcome to the HAMB, great intro! Bob
     
  25. Spooky
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 1,799

    Spooky
    Member

    Howza Brutha-
    Welcome! Great intro and what an amazing gift!
     
  26. Cool.

    I spy a round-body Ranchero.
     
  27. Nice score! Welcome to the hamb
     
  28. mastergun1980
    Joined: Oct 18, 2010
    Posts: 1,095

    mastergun1980
    Member
    from Alva OK

    That is so cool .
     
  29. lincolnhead
    Joined: May 29, 2010
    Posts: 305

    lincolnhead
    Member
    from Marysville

    Welcome from WA!! Beautiful ride ya got there!
     
  30. 35cab
    Joined: Jan 5, 2011
    Posts: 264

    35cab
    Member

    Wow, great car, would love to see more pictures.
     

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