New Project: 48 Chrysler Sedan Delivery

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  1. 73super

    73super Well-Known Member

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    Nice ride. Would make a wicked woody too! Will be nice to see it come together. Sorry to hear you can't make modern day upgrades, but you can still do quite a bit with the old stuff and it can be very reliable. Love that wagon! (y)
     
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    Bad luck - the rear door seems to be made out of aluminium - so no welding with the VW rear window cut out possible. :confused:

    But see some pics for the taillight switch. The new sheet metal is inserted edge to edge, not welded on top.
     

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    and the '41 Ford taillight, which will be placed like this
     

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    Cool project and some great ideas.
    This is going to be fun to watch!
     
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    ModelT1 Still Lost in the 50's

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    That's the stock location on a 1941 Ford car for the rear lights.[​IMG]
     
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    You're right, Denny - thought that the taillights are 90° turned at the Ford !
    Now I've to correct: the taillights will be fixed at the Chrysler the normal way.
    Thanx for updating me.

    Michael
     
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    ModelT1 Still Lost in the 50's

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    The good thing about that is they will be in focus. Many of those old lights and their glass are directional and not bright if not correctly positioned. I like those 41 Ford lights. I also had to use BRITE BULBS because they are not too bright.
     
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    Update: no more two tone paint - Jaguar Black Cherry matt all over.
    No TH700 - after taking a closer look to the fluid drive transmission (it's hydraulic semi automatic version) and how it works, I decided to stay with it.
    I'll add 1939 Chevy taillights in the rear for the turning lights.
    Found a nice roof carrier, too.
    Wheel caps for the original steel wheels will be from Moon.
    And see the exhaust extension !

    Michael
     

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