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AfordAbelle 11-08-2006 04:56 PM

1930 frame fit a 31 roadster pickup?
Have a 1930 tudor sedan frame and want to know if a 1931 roadster pickup body will fit ? Any help appreciated! :confused:

home brew 11-08-2006 05:06 PM

Yes the roadster pickup body will fit on it as all 28-31 frames were the same. I can't remember for sure but I think you may have to do some reworking in the rear area to mount the box. Check out this link for an original drawing and the dimensions of those frames.

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AfordAbelle 11-08-2006 05:21 PM

re: 1930 frame fit a 31 roadster pickup?
Thanks homebrew! Maybe I will just have to build a roadster now too :rolleyes:

Irelands child 11-09-2006 05:35 AM

About the only differences are the way various components mount to the chassis (bolt hole, basically) - but the side rails, cross members are virtually identical, as HomeBrew stated, 28 to 31. If there is a different frame, it's the '28, but that is really only how the engine mounts. '30-'31s for sure are about as close to identical as possible. I originally had a slant windhield fordor sedan on the (aftermarket) frame I'm using for my roadster.

pasadenahotrod 11-09-2006 11:21 AM

No problems at all. The box mounts on 2 large wood blocks on the frame rails out back.
There are only small differences in the frames from 28-31, a couple bodies have extra mounting brackets towards the rear, but they don't interfere with any other body if they are there.

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