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Old 05-17-2005, 09:27 PM
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A little help with my Model AA Truck

I'm putting my 327 in a model AA truck and will use it on my farm. I want to know what frodnt suspention to use if I'm going to be carrying around 1000lbs of product. Is a Mustang II Suspention going to be strong enough? I'll use a rear end from a Chevy 3 quarter or half ton. Thanks.

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If it's an AA truck I'd just rebuild the stock suspension, it's certainly heavy duty enough. Might change to disk brakes though. Although I am an advocate of the Mustang II IFS for your application I really think you need something a little more robust.
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You may want to transplant your "AA" truck body to a whole later model truck frame..........Best of both worlds, neat old truck and all the modern conveniences....like good brakes.
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My brother has a '29 AA. Best bet for you would be leave it alone (fix it up) and buy a 70's to 90's truck. At least that's what I'd do. That's a lot of tonnage there.

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if I used the stock axle, and went with disc brakes,what would I use for spindles? I'm thinking maybe sraight axle drum setup from early 60's ford or chev and then using a disc conversion. thanks for the input.
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Old 05-21-2005, 12:39 PM
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Another idea would be to go with a FORD engine! buit thats just me...
Where in b.c. are you located?
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I'm using a 327 because I have it in my shop. It's out of my 68 PU which was the second truck I owned . also sb chevys are supposed to be easier to fit in a model A. Ilive in the okanogan.
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