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Old 12-20-2003, 09:15 AM
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At the risk of offending you..........if you have to ask..........you are most likely NOT up to the job......


Most of the clips I see on these Chevrolets are butcher jobs. They are

1) too wide
2) sit too high
3) have dangerous welds or poor execution
4) has way too many steering joints
5) the sheet metal does not fit (radiator support problems)
6) list could go on, and on, and on........

With that said.....it can be done........

A lot of rodders just purchase a Mustang II kit. I am NOT a big fan of these kits in most cars because of the weight involved.........but a 40 Chevrolet is light enough (IMHO) that a Mustang II is a better choice than a clip for the 1st timer. It is easier for a novice to correctly install and get to sit right. The sheet metal hangs back on easier too.

IF you are talented enough to weld at a very good level, can figure and plan ahead, and most of the time NARROW a clip ...........They are stronger (A arms, spindles, and brakes with no kits). Most clips still require you to fab motor mounts, radiator supports and steering linkage.

Just my opinion.....


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