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    nothin' wrong with that. my father was raised...

    nothin' wrong with that. my father was raised on a diary farm. moved to CA in the 1950s, but from 1923 until 1952 he was a cow milker.
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    yeah I will probably go with a 190° or a 195° in the near future, as I recall EPA/CAFE likes the 195° range, as it is the most efficient and least polluting.
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    there is nothing wrong with HAMB, and I am using...

    there is nothing wrong with HAMB, and I am using it for information.. just don't post up that you are modernizing your car, as they will run you off with torches and pitchforks. . I'm a lot...
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    IS250? LS only comes in a 400, 430, or 460...

    IS250? LS only comes in a 400, 430, or 460 flavor. the number is a designator of the motor size. IS 250 is a 2.5 liter 4. IS 350 is a 3.5 liter v6, LS 400/430/460 is a 4.0, 4.3, or 4.6...
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    I spent 20 odd years as an ASE tech, specialty in...

    I spent 20 odd years as an ASE tech, specialty in electrical systems and canbus programming, my last job in my previous life before I did a 180° career change was programming fuel management systems...
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    spent the weekend fixing an overheating issue, ...

    spent the weekend fixing an overheating issue,

    talked to the builder and apparently the car has been overheating for 4 years, he added a second temp gauge, hard wired the electric fan to a...
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    here are some more pictures of the Tudor, sitting...

    here are some more pictures of the Tudor, sitting next to my daily driver..



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    oh man, reclined seats are painful. as long as...

    oh man, reclined seats are painful. as long as the seat has good lumbar and good side bolster support I'm ok. My daily driver is a Lexus RC-F, go look at the Grand Touring seats in that and...
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    most definitely. . bolted an old seat I had...

    most definitely. . bolted an old seat I had into it and took it out last night to test drive, first time I've driven it.. got lots of looks and questions.. stopped at America's Tire to have...
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    yeah I won't be making trips like that, and if I...

    yeah I won't be making trips like that, and if I did; being prepared for that is different than the 30 mile to work commute thing.

    I can't drive cross country any more, had a bad motorcycle...
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    Good idea, and probably a lot cheaper.. have any...

    Good idea, and probably a lot cheaper.. have any pictures? I think I would like to put some type of running board strips on it as well to finish off the look




    it has the '39 tear drop...
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    funny, one of the reasons I went with this car in...

    funny, one of the reasons I went with this car in an almost finished state instead of the 1932 Coupe the seller had that only was only about 20% done (and actually the car I wanted to purchase) is...
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    so I wrote a nice long response to Scootings...

    so I wrote a nice long response to Scootings questions and I got a notice it had to be approved by the moderators :whacked:
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    the red isn't bad, but I am not really a fan of...

    the red isn't bad, but I am not really a fan of all red cars, too much of a target for the LEOs.

    I am considering 2 tone, probably Black for the hood and top half of the car like this: (though...
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    yeah, he said everything forward of the...

    yeah, he said everything forward of the windshield was changed.. cowl, firewall, hood, hood side panels, fenders, grille.

    he gave me a lot of paperwork on the build (like 3" thick folder) and I...
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    So a bit of history on the car I got from the...

    So a bit of history on the car I got from the builder today.

    it is a titled 1939 Ford Deluxe, but the hood, grille, and front are from a 1938 Standard, the reason being apparently that the car...
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    If I find value in a forum I stick around.. ...

    If I find value in a forum I stick around.. Been a member of the Mopar forums community for over 14 years even though I sold my last Mopar 7 years ago, I still find value in the people and the...
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    to me a modern retro is a hod rod with modern...

    to me a modern retro is a hod rod with modern amenities, power windows, locks, brakes, A/C, radio, etc. timeless appearance of the original, but the outdated guts of the car have been replaced with...
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    How do.. "New" 1939 Ford Steel Tudor Owner

    purchased a 1939 Henry Ford Steel Tudor Sedan a week ago, this car is about 70% complete, done in a Modernized Retro-Rod style.

    Chevy ZZ4 Crate Motor
    TH350 Transmission
    Power Steering, Brakes,...
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