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Old 02-17-2004, 11:03 PM
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Dimensions of roadster body

Does anyone know where to get the dimensions for a late 20's to early 30's ford roadster body? Thanks.

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I have a 29 roadster and a tape measure... Whatcha need?
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I wouldn't recommend this for any precision work, but if you just want some rough measurements and proportions you can use calipers and a plastic scale model you can pick up at WalMart or a hobby shop. Just multiply your caliper measurements times the scale printed on the box - usually 1/25th. I've used this method to mock up some custom bodies. I also did it once to see how a deuce coupe would fit on an S10 frame. It's not perfect but will give you an idea of the major problems you will run into when you do it for real.
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