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36hotrod 01-30-2013 04:44 AM

Jag front end into a 1936 Oldsmobile?
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Has anyone put a jag front end into a 1936 Oldsmobile??

327NUT 01-30-2013 10:30 AM

Not that I know of and I wouldn't do it, the reason being is that European parts are VERY expensive if something goes haywire. Depending on your budget I would go with a top name reputable chassis builders IFS or their Mustang II kit. Be VERY carefull with this because there are some really bad cheaply made parts out there that have caused accidents.

timothale 01-30-2013 11:26 AM

My son has a 36 olds and the front of the frame bumps out for the coil spring pockets You can do a complete Jag brake rebuild cheaper that buying a sub frame kit. I would trim the olds frame bump outs then weld in 1/4 flat plate. then install the Jag I haven't been out with a tape to do a lot of measurements but it looks like an easier job than a front sub frame kit or swap. we have 4 jag suspensions in the shop for our projects. We buy fronts or rears for $ 100 to $ 125 we pull. .There are a lot of posts on the HAMB forums about Jag swaps. do a search for jaguar suspension swaps.

timothale 01-30-2013 11:37 AM

jaguar suspension swaps. on the HAMB SITE check out the jag into a 57 buick. front and rear. the buick and olds frames are very similar

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