You left out ...
Originally Posted by powerrodsmike
I never said it was perfect, ...(although there are alot of people who think the F150 is a good front end for a light car, I think it is too much of a good thing. Too much unsprung weight, too much wheel diameter, too wide, way more brake than necessary.) But that's only my opinion.
UGLY as homemade sin
But that is just my opinion. If everyone wanted the same things ... this would be a very,very boring place
Some really like it and that is NEAT too ...
The wonderful thing about this hobby we all love it that theres room in it for everyone and what they like to use. I would not give ten cents for all the Pinto/Mustang II IFS setups in the world. I put them in the same barrel as the Corvair IFS. Jag IFS is only slightly better. None look worth a hoot under a early Ford ( pre 33 ) IMHO
When you are dealing with the later models, IFS can be a good upgrade but again ... the Pinto/Mustang II is way over used ... and is not heavy duty enough to be under half the stuff that the " Chubby guy " sells kits for ( IMHO ) . His twin axle split tube IFS is not a new idea. It was around back in the late 40's and early 50's. It died out ... only to come back in recent years. I see no advantage to having it ... and actually rode in his own personal 32 " test car " ... after he sold it. I was not impressed
A friend of mine worked there for many years ( " Chubby " guy's shop in just outside Charlotte and 100 miles or so from me ) and my friend said that they sold very, very few of the twin tube IFS setups. It just never caught on .