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Old 01-08-2011, 03:31 PM
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You would fit in the stocker!

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I did fit in one just like the one I posted, Believe it are not.. It was a little hard getting in.. But once I got in.. It was nicer then I would have thought..

But If I would have gotten into a wreck... They would have just put me and the car in the coffin together.. They wouldn't have a chance to get me out..

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There is no reason at all to jam one in there.. Cutting the fire wall is the right way to do it.. And if your setting the motor back a little it will only help the car perform better.. I seen some done without doing the fire wall.. And I have to say.. The guy's I talked to said NEVER AGAIN !!!! Why jam your motor up if you don't have too.. Leg room, I will give up leg room any day for more motor..


People say all the time.. Why butcher that car all up !!! To make it better !!!!
Wait just a dadgum minnit.

Look at th' pics that I posted.
There ain't nuttin' "Jammed" in. Actually there's plenty of room. More room than a late model car.
An SB chevy takes up less space (front to back) than the early ford 4 cyl.

If you want a POS build you one, but don't tell me that I need to build a POS as well.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:29 PM
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Wait just a dadgum minnit.

Look at th' pics that I posted.
There ain't nuttin' "Jammed" in. Actually there's plenty of room. More room than a late model car.
An SB chevy takes up less space (front to back) than the early ford 4 cyl.

If you want a POS build you one, but don't tell me that I need to build a POS as well.
This thread is 14 months old and you are just now taking offense= phew
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This thread is 14 months old and you are just now taking offense= phew
I've been busy,
I'll try to keep up better.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:36 PM
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This thread is 14 months old and you are just now taking offense= phew
I was wondering the same thing, wow, I wonder if she is my ex-wife.

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Believe me, if I was going to build another roadster or even a coupe, I would have cut the incorrectly installed motor mounts loose and moved the engine forward as much as possible - but I do like the look with the set back. My knees attached to my 6'4" personal 200# chassis aren't in favor though. It cost me a really nice set of Glide Engineering seats in favor of some upholstered bombers to get reasonably well seated in the car.

One of each seat:




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If you get the chance look at how SoCal builds their '32's... they use a special Glide bench seat that tucks the back rest just under the rear "shelf" and gives you about 6" more legroom. In their "house car" that Pete Chapouris drives I could barely reach the throttle pedal... and my rather large mid-section never got close to the wheel.

Here's a Gabe Lopez interior that shows that seat...

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215 is pretty close to the same length as the SBC/SBF. just a slight massage for valve cover clearance was all that was needed. you don't even notice it on the inside. always amazed me when I see the huge caves unnecessarily created for some v-8s.

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Wait just a dadgum minnit.

Look at th' pics that I posted.
There ain't nuttin' "Jammed" in. Actually there's plenty of room. More room than a late model car.
An SB chevy takes up less space (front to back) than the early ford 4 cyl.

If you want a POS build you one, but don't tell me that I need to build a POS as well.

WOW !!!!

Did your internet just start working again...

I don't think I told anyone to build a POS as you say... I'm one of the ones here that push people to do their very best....

Get over it or move on...
I never built a POS and I'm not going to start now.... You better get a grip..
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i am not building the same car, but...
for me its still about weight dist.
trying to get as much as I can, as far back as i can
I like caves, just not bats
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Henry Ford was a little Guy, compared to most men today and made his cars to fit him. In the late 60's early 70's, The Ford product planning group brought in a bunch of small foreign cars and mini trucks for Henry II to look at the competion, Henry II tried to get in a VW Bug and said who would want to drive one of these pieces of junk. He spent too much time being chaufered in his Lincoln Limo to know what the real public was like.Like our politicians are. One of the reasons Ford was so slow designing the Ranger mini truck.
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One of the biggest mistakes a salesmen can make is to knock the competition. And likewise one of the biggest mistakes a businessman can make is to not appreciate the competitions good points and understand what the consumer likes about it.

How in the world can you sell more than the competitor if you don't SEE the product as the consumer!

He pulled a major gaff with that attitude.

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must have had something on the ball as they didn't go Bankrupt, like Chevy and Chrysler did. The light bulb people were smarter as I see it..... FORD a better idea
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Ford's world wide operations and profits kept the money losing Us operations away from Oboma's control
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