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06-13-2002 05:38 AM
beetle9 Im doing the exact same scenario, only on a 35 which is basically the same as your car except for the grille. I have looked around and have discovered that the ribs which are the supporting system for the sheetmetal are the most important part of this problem. If you fabricate them properly and at the right angle, the sheet metal will automatically lay right. It doesen't matter if the sheet metal came from another car roof or you just buy it, it is thin and will conform to the ribs. I believe therefore, that the ribs are the key element.
06-01-2002 02:15 PM
rjcreed [
I have a 36 5 window that I am installing a moonroof out of a Honda civic in . The contour is real close. Im not done yet so I may run into problems yet.As for a rearend I installed a 78 corvette rearend that went in very nicely.
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05-28-2002 08:12 PM
falconsprint63 I'm told any early Mustang (because you know everyone has one lying around :-) will work. Havent done it to mine yet, but its in the plan. good luck

matt
05-28-2002 02:44 AM
jalopy45 Steering box = pinto or mustang rack and pinion as for the rear end check out the newer (95 and up) 8.8" rear end. The 5.0 models come with 5 bolt hubs and disc brakes, are still cheap in th wrecking yards and are narrow. They should also be strong enough because they use the same 8.8" in the pickup line.
05-26-2002 12:35 AM
dinger i just bought a 36 ford coupe, with it came a 65-66 falcon roof that looks real close to the contour. any help i can get: what's the best tilt colum, steering box, i'm usung sbc w turbo 350, heidts mustang ll front chassis. also a late model ford rearend, any that don't need narrowing? with discs, if possible.
05-25-2002 08:11 PM
Jim Weeks I have a 1930 Model A and I used the roof off of an old station wagon in the junk yard. It already had the ribs, and welded right in.
05-25-2002 03:29 PM
bogey0754
Help Fillinf a 36 Ford roof

Need help What would make a good donor car with the correct crown to fill the roof on my 36 ford 5 window

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