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Old 08-04-2008, 04:56 PM
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Just for fun, if you were pulling together the ultimate hot rod kit of basic parts, what components would be in that bag?

-Chassis
-Suspension
-Differential
-Engine
-Transmission
-Steering

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-Chassis..............................32 ford, made by ford
-Suspension.........................ford transverse F&R, genuine ford drop I beam; 35/36 rear bones
-Differential..........................early olds
-Engine................................early olds w/old hotrod stuff
-Transmission.......................early olds std
-Steering..............................ford cross steer



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Old 08-04-2008, 08:31 PM
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Just for fun, if you were pulling together the ultimate hot rod kit of basic parts, what components would be in that bag?

-Chassis
-Suspension
-Differential
-Engine
-Transmission
-Steering

Let the debate begin!

Home made Chassis.(Chassis)
Mustang II. (suspension.)
9'' ford about 3:20 gear,(Differential.)
350,or 454 Chevy,(Engine.)
350,or 400. are a well built 700r.(Transmission)
Mustang II rack. (Steering.)

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Chassis.......................32 Ford, fully boxed aftermarket
Front suspension....... Independent, wide based wishbones, with front wheel drive
Rear suspension ....... Jaguar IRS
Differentials................3.54 front diff (open), 4.11 rear diff (posi)
Engine.........................LS1 (light weight) supercharged, Whipple screw blower
Transmission...............4L60 four speed auto with X track transfer case
Steering......................Rack and pinion, power assisted
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:55 AM
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-33 plymouth steel body
- boxed and back halved chassis
-ladderbar/coil over rear, must II front
-dana 60 rear end (4.10 posi)
-392 hemi
-727 tanny
-rack and pinion steering

mopar or no car!
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Chassis- Homemade out of 2X3 or 2X4 box tubing
Front suspension- tube straight axle
Rear suspension-coil over and ladder bar
Rear differential- 57 Pontiac
Trans- 700r4
engine-235 I-6
steering- cross steer


You pic the body style, chevy of course! Tim
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Chassis: 33/4 ford repro, with an 8 point roll cage for extra stiffness. Put a 33 sedan body on that.
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Suspension: 4 link w/ coilovers rear, 6" dropped tube axle with coilovers and 4 bar.
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Differential: narrowed Dana 60 with a locker and 5.86 gears
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Engine: Carrol Shelby aluminum block 427 side oiler motor punched out to 526" with a Whipple supercharger., moved back in the frame about a foot. (So's I can be closer to it when I'm stabbin the gas.)
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Transmission: 5 speed lenco. ( real hotrods have a clutch)
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Steering: 525 box and cross steer.



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Frame: 32 Ford, boxed, Z"d in the rear.

Suspension: (front)4" dropped axle, split bones, reversed eye spring, 40 Ford cross spindle steering.
(rear) 57 Olds, 3.73 gears, 32 spring, 36 bones.

Engine: 57 Olds J-2 w/tri-power.

Trans: Cad-Lasalle top shift 3-speed.

Body: 32 Ford 5 window coupe, chopped 4", channeled the height of the frame.

Int: White tuck and roll


Come on 1962
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Chassis:
Frame: 32 Ford, boxed, Z"d in the rear.

Suspension: (front)4" dropped axle, split bones, reversed eye spring, 40 Ford cross spindle steering.
(rear) 57 Olds, 3.73 gears, 32 spring, 36 bones.

Engine: 57 Olds J-2 w/tri-power.

Trans: Cad-Lasalle top shift 3-speed.

Body: 32 Ford 5 window coupe, chopped 4", channeled the height of the frame.

Int: White tuck and roll


Come on 1962

Boy, I can picture that build in my head and...White tuck n roll, eh? hmmmm I didn't even get that far in my dreams....but I like it.
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Chassis.......................TCI

Front suspension....... Super Bell 4-5" drop tube and panhard rod with Wilwood discs, Posies semi-elliptical and 4 link

Rear suspension ....... 4 link with coilovers
Differentials................Ford 9", 3 something ratio
Engine.........................SBC 300-350HP (good street driver)
Transmission...............700r4 or TH350
Steering......................Vega with cross steer
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just for fun

34 Ford Coupe genni frame
69 Lincoln 460 (365 hp stock)
4"drop tube front axle
71 Lincoln rear axle
Ford toploader tranny
31 Studebaker 5 window coupe body
Omni rack steering
oops...thats not for fun thats for real......where the #*! is the wrench I just had it?
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