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Projects New 54 customline owner

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Navyford, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. Hey everyone, my name is Austin. I was referred over from 1954ford.com and will be looking through all the threads and asking a whole lot of questions as I’m new to these types of cars. Looking forward to all the upcoming work and will post up projects as I go along.

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  2. e1956v
    Joined: Sep 29, 2009
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  3. 'Mo
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  4. JeffB2
    Joined: Dec 18, 2006
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    JeffB2
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    You should join up with the 1952-59 Ford Social Group we have been around here on the H.A.M.B. over ten years and we have a HUGE help file put together by our members that covers just about everything you might want to do with that '54.
     
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  6. AldeanFan
    Joined: Dec 12, 2014
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    AldeanFan

    Cool car, you’re in the right spot


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  7. BJR
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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    Welcome to the Hamb. You have a really good start, hope to see a great finish. Lots of help here to get where you want to go. Keep posting as you move along, we will be watching.:D
     
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  8. RidgeRunner
    Joined: Feb 9, 2007
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    RidgeRunner
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    from Western MA

    Congratulations! A true sleeper, very underrated by many.

    A twin to my first car in '60, 6 cyl std, Glacier Blue. The best balanced/handling car I ever drove on the tires available back in the day. Great drift car on snow covered roads long before drifting was recognized as a sport by today's tuner types. Great gas mileage and ran same-same with my cousin's 55 Chevy 2 dr post 6 std in our back road drags among the tobacco barns. Ran the snot out of it until it rusted out from in under me in the Fall of '66 while I was in the Hooligan Navy. Replaced it with another '54 that the PO had built with a 352, 'nuther story.

    Keep the updates coming, I'll be watching with great interest and memories.

    Ed
     
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  9. Thank you all for your replies. I will keep you all updated. Currently the brakes need to be redone. I looked at upgrading to discs and a power set up but I do have most of the stuff to replace the stock set up right now which I may do for now and look to upgrade later.
     
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  10. The 39 guy
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    Looks like a good car to start with. Looking forward to your progress reports.
     
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  11. Jersey Joe 67
    Joined: Jun 12, 2008
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    Jersey Joe 67
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    from J Town

    She's a beauty... welcome aboard .
     
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  12. sunvalley54
    Joined: Aug 25, 2008
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    That's a really nice starting point....welcome to the HAMB
     
  13. scrap metal 48
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
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    scrap metal 48
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    Nice looking.. I like the 52-54 Fords a lot.. Yours look to have a very nice body....
     
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  14. 54vicky
    Joined: Dec 13, 2011
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    54vicky
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    as Jeff suggested join his social group lots of help
     

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