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Old 12-30-2005, 10:05 AM
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I am interested in using my 37 chev as a dailly driver and keeping the original parts for future use. I feel capable of doing most of the work, however the suspension is a concern. I would like to upgrade and and need the work done, hopefully in this area (SE Arizona). I would also like to use my MarkVII Lincoln as a donor vehicle, if this is reasonable. I also have a 85 LeSabre. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanx Bert Drouillard
Cochise, AZ

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As a Moderator here, I would like to WELCOME YOU HERE ....

IF I was that concerned about re-using all the original suspension and drive train, I would find another 1937 Chevrolet frame and do the " daily driver upgrades " to it and then install your sheet metal.

Most folks use a Independent front end kit and a similar leaf spring kit for the rear. Most rodders do not embrace all the electrical gizmos required to use the drive line from either of the two donor cars you listed. SOME welcome the challenge.....most try to stay away from it.

Only you can decide which route is best for you.

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Thanx Deuce, for the reply and input. I'm guessing you are thinking about the air suspension on the Lincoln when you said electrical. What kind of independant suspension are you thinking of, Mustang II? Thanx Bert
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I'm guessing you are thinking about the air suspension on the Lincoln when you said electrical. What kind of independant suspension are you thinking of, Mustang II? Thanx Bert
Pinto/Mustang II suspension is the most commonly adapted....to street rods. I am not a real big fan of Pinto/Mustang II suspension.......but I do not have a good alternative. for 37 Chevrolets. I prefer the straight axle type under my 32's.

When I said electrical, I was talking about electrical, computer controlled engines and transmissions. I am more of a old school mechanic but realize that all the computer stuff is the wave of tomorrow.
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I am interested in using my 37 chev as a dailly driver . Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanx Bert Drouillard
Cochise, AZ

Phoenix has the " Rod Factory " and I have heard some good things about them. I have NEVER been there or used them......just heard good things. A interent fellow I know works there......he goes by 55 safari on the internet ......Phone at work is 602-269-0031

Might try talking to them......they are pros.......
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