30 ford coupe panel removal - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Body - Exterior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 10-01-2012, 03:59 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: las vegas, nevada
Posts: 134
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 1 Post
30 ford coupe panel removal

A little help with a panel on my 30 ford coupe. Its the panel in front of the windshield I believe would be the upper cowl. The one where the gas tank cap is on. I had a shop cut the tank out and relocated it to the trunk and filled the hole. I now have to remove the panel so I can seal around the new top of the new fire wall. I see there are four clamps underneath and then 12 or so so bolts over the front but is there anything else I have to worry about? I have air leaks over the entire top of the firewall and especially where the two indentations are on the upper cowls sides. Does anyone make the new cowl seals? Any help would be appreciated. bill

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-01-2012, 04:41 PM
MARTINSR's Avatar
Brian Martin,Freelance adviser
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San francisco bay area
Age: 55
Posts: 13,228
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1,350
Thanked 1,184 Times in 1,044 Posts
That is all there is to it from what I remember. The firewall may need to come out first, I don't remember if the tank is under or over the lip on the top of the firewall. But those clamps you see on the sides do hold the "tank" in. Across the top of the cowl to the brace under the windshield, I don't remember for sure but I don't believe there are any bolts there. But there could be, this is all super easy stuff, and fun. So just take your time and remove the bolts you see and if it doesn't come out look for more bolts. It's all good, and it isn't hard to figure these cars out, that's the fun part.

Brian
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-01-2012, 05:04 PM
BOBCRMAN@aol.com's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Holly, michigan
Posts: 8,134
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 25
Thanked 269 Times in 252 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
That is all there is to it from what I remember. The firewall may need to come out first, I don't remember if the tank is under or over the lip on the top of the firewall. But those clamps you see on the sides do hold the "tank" in. Across the top of the cowl to the brace under the windshield, I don't remember for sure but I don't believe there are any bolts there. But there could be, this is all super easy stuff, and fun. So just take your time and remove the bolts you see and if it doesn't come out look for more bolts. It's all good, and it isn't hard to figure these cars out, that's the fun part.

Brian
Then when you re assemble use a good seam sealer to stop the air/water leaks. I use paintable clear siliconized Red Devil from a caulk gun. Cures tough and lasts forever.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 10-01-2012, 05:19 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: las vegas, nevada
Posts: 134
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 1 Post
Excellent guy's, I really appreciate the quick response and I thank you. Bill
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Body - Exterior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Quqrter panel removal redsag 78 Body - Exterior 3 03-24-2012 09:48 AM
quarter panel 30 ford coupe bill plise Body - Exterior 4 12-14-2010 09:00 AM
1930 ford model a coupe seat removal ONEGALONLY Interior 1 11-08-2008 12:49 PM
41 coupe panel help Thunder Road Body - Exterior 6 08-16-2007 10:13 PM
63 Nova Door Panel Removal bowserhound Interior 3 07-08-2004 08:17 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:28 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.