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Old 11-21-2012, 11:23 AM
Brian Martin,Freelance adviser
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For what you are doing, that is cake, easy as cake.

I have to say I feel that there is no better car for someone to jump into hotrodding, nothing similar than a Model A that's for sure. If you wanted to build a basic fun car you could even leave the stock frame, there are a ZILLION bolt in front and rear suspensions available, a low horsepower motor and you don't even need to box the frame. You could even fake it with an X member to strengthen it up. They were built for years with little flathead V8s and it works, not ideal by todays standards but it works. There are quick firewall fixes for the longer motors, or modify the original (that's what I would go with).

There are kits to bolt in a master cylinder, there are kits to bolt in or quick weld on brackets for Vega steering boxes, there is nothing simpler than the Model A body, bolts flat down to the frame, just as basic as you can get.

What a FUN project!

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