Originally Posted by 396Wheelstand
This is what I have been thinking about. Use what you have and build it. By using common components available everywhere you can keep your machine on the road and repair anything anywhere. I have thought about the originality issue and find that it is too impractical to drive a 50 year old stock car very far from your base of operations (home for most of us), however using what you are planning on to build your car, you can get anything you need to repair that thing in most any city in the US. Thanks for the input.
That's true, but it still has to fit and work well.