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History White Firewalls lets see them!!!

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by roadsterpilot, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. Here is mine it is a light tan the wheels are the same color.

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  2. Wimbledon white. HRP

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  3. Hdonlybob
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    Coming from a (71) year old... YES white firewalls rock..
     
  4. Jpriebe66
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  5. paintman27
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    from new jersey

    Can I play along?
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  6. ZZLEGEND
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    I just like hubcap 3.JPG hubcap 5.JPG White.
     
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  7. BIG-JIM
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    My 34 tudor work in progress (PPG Vanilla Shake)
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  8. BIG-JIM
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    Threw some Washington blue at it today. I like it against the white firewall.
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  9. hotrd32
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    Yeah, Boner.jpg I like 'em .....
     
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  10. sweetdick2
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    from new jersey

  11. DaveH_RRTX
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    My '34Dodge 5w
     

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  13. D.Conrad
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    1. 1940 Ford

    They must have been cool in the late '50s and early '60s because as you can see I painted some of the AMT models I built that way. They look like a bunch of '' white firewalls,3.70 3rd member 029.JPG white firewalls,3.70 3rd member 030.JPG white firewalls,3.70 3rd member 031.JPG white firewalls,3.70 3rd member 032.JPG barn finds'' now.
     
  14. nightmoves
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    I've gone through this thread a couple of times. The white Walls really help the fireWalls stand out.
     
  15. 2015 40 Delivery 011.jpg Here's mine 2015 40 Delivery 011.jpg
     
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  16. Eventually when I break down and paint the old beater,or just get energetic I plan to paint the firewall Wimbledon white like my old truck. HRP

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  17. BIG-JIM
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    Dropped the body on today. Not sorry I did a white firewall.
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  18. i need an opinion. my 48 plymouth has the same type of firewall/cowl as this picture. what would look better white paint up to the pinch weld like this or all the way up to the hood/cowl parting line?

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  19. the violator
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    Harley-Davidson Birch White 1Mike2013_07.jpg
     
  20. BIG-JIM
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    Just like that will work fine. But it's your car.
     
  21. marman1950
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    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1449190169.365584.jpg
    Nothing better then spray paint for a budget Wimbledon white...
     
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  22. ghalperin
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    Time to wake this thread up. What era did this start to become popular? What about checker board and stripes?
     
  23. ghalperin
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    Glamour shot of Rockabilly Jesus’s ‘32 in its natural environment.

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  24. OLSKOOL57
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    I remember many a white firewall in
    mid 60’s.
     
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  25. dsiddons
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    Adjustments.JPG yep dirty Ford white.


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    PL-E77A9984-1.jpg

    1930 coupe with "Pepper White" firewall
     
  29. The first checkerboard firewall I remember was Sam Fooses 47-48 Fotd coupe back in the late 80's early 90's

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