Sold Miss Behavin' back in August. Two weeks later, I started a new T. Black Dahlia. She will be better and faster. I'm using a frame from Ron Pope Motorsports. Front end consists of a 4 inch dropped, forged I beam axle, wishbones, instead of radius rods, 27inch spring, gas shocks and disc brakes.
The body will be a stretched unit from California Custom Roadster. I haven't decided if I want a door or not. The rear end will consist of a narrowed and centered 9 inch Ford with 3:73 gears. I'll be using ladder bars, instead of radius rods because of the HP I'm planning.
Color will be black with a red interior. I'm going to run Cragar Delux 69 wheels and big &amp; little rubber. Motivation will be a 383 SBC, B and M 350th transmission.
These pics are from 2 photo shoots my car was requested for. I hang around with a good friend, who's in The H-BOMB'S car club. While my car isn't a Bomb, most of the shows they attend are all inclusive, so my T Bucket is welcome.
The first shots are from a shoot done in late November with models from Femme Fatale Models. The photographer took over 75 pics, but the models or photographer, are slow to get them to us. Out of 10 shots of my car, these are the only 2 we have received. What are ya gonna do?
Just so you're familiar, this is a BOMB. Usually, a Chevy between 1947 and 1954.
This next shot, and the best so far, were done in late November with Rachel Tate. Same situation and same slow wait. Only pic of my car recieved, so far.
A few more because this young lady is good on the eyes.
The guy who built my stroker motor, thought I might squeeze out a few more horsepower by switching to Roller Rockers. Took an hour to swap them out and set them. So far, I like them.
I should post what changes my T has been through since I left a number of years back.
Over the years, I switched to a mild 350 SBC. I used to run a 305 SBC, when I first built my T Bucket. Things were going well, but I wanted to go faster, so last October, a friend of mine built me a stroker motor. It's a 350 block with reworked 305 heads. 2.02 intake and 1.60 exhaust valves, mellow street cam. She's a 377 now, and 10.5:1 compression ratio.
Transmission is a heavy duty 350TH that I installed last spring. As of now, I have to feather the throttle on hard launches. Traction is a minor problem. So, a stronger rear end is in my immediate future.