1940 Ford Woody discovered in the woods
This 1940 Ford Woody had been sitting in the central mountains of Idaho for many years without being seen. After the forest fires of 2007 it became visible. A couple hours work and she was on the trailer and heading for restoration. After all, a woody is about 75% wood. Sheet metal is just a beat away from original iron.
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cffnmkr13  - December 13, 2009
"Forget the map Honey, I know a shortcut." Sometime later... "I think we got a flat?" And here we are today!
55pickup  - March 24, 2008
you know ....its totally amazing what can be restored from so very little, and yet rebuilt to look just as great if not better then original...it blows my mind!
ozzy68  - March 5, 2008
hope the guy that plans on fixin this "could be nice ride" isnt a smoker,because we could be seeing the same thing all over again.
turbo69stang  - February 12, 2008
I am almost positive that what is there was the only steel body wise. The rear section and roof had wood panels and wood framework. They did have metal rear fenders.
turbo69stang  - February 12, 2008
Look here, http://www.hotrodscustomstuff.com/40woody-09.html
panelguy  - January 3, 2008
I'm guessin there would have been some metal framework to hold the wood together on these beauties when new...but I could be wrong ...who knows maybe the wood wasnt even there before the fire hit....?
totalcarnut  - December 31, 2007
sure is'nt much left after the wood is gone huh?
myhot56kustom  - December 23, 2007
awesome job saving this one!now thats what i call a real carnut,one who acts on potential!
choptoptin  - December 21, 2007
Great find ! I am glad you saved her. Looks like a good project .
panelguy  - December 19, 2007
Thats amazing.....way to go.
kettlekeeper  - December 19, 2007
If you look at the driver’s fender, the firemen had put three or four ax marks on the top of the fender. Amazing enough, the frame is good and a lot of the original parts were found. Only had to take a couple trees out to remove and they were used as ground rollers. Owner has already hammered out one of the rear fenders. You know how hard those are to find?
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Created: Apr 18, 2008 By: oldride
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