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Model A Frame Dimensions?

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    Anybody know of a good scan of all the dimentions of a stock A frame? Looking for the distance between all the crossmembers and a plus if it shows the rearend and wishone attachment points, but not manditory. Thanks Jim
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    wheres that picture of the guy saying, "Not this AGAIN!" ? We really do need a separate forum for all these things that get asked once a week.
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    JimA, Don't know for sure if they do the A frame but Wescott's catalog shows the dimensions for the early Ford frames. If that's true I think you can get them off their website.


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    yeah, I think westscotts does show the A, good site...
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    OK, nobody else please add to this- I hadn't seen it in a while and didn't know where to look. Thanks
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    Dont be suprised if the numbers vary.......from the chart to your frame.......;)
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    They will vary, working on a 32 frame recently had been modidied, couple dimensions off from Westcott diagram, checked against another frame I have that has K member still in and checked same.
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    yeah...my A frame you could say +/- a quarter of an inch:D
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    those may be good sites ,but not avail.at least today.
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    here ya go

    ha! this thread is 4 years old!


    DOH!

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    I, too, need this. Unfortunately I can't enlarge the above pic.
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    Like this,,
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    madel-a frame pic

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    this may be a silly question but are these measurements the same for all body styles? Are all model a frames the same (tudor, p/u, 4 door)? or am i just missing something
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    short answer ...yes^
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    can someone do me a huuuuge favor and draw a vertical line exactly where the firewall is ?
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    I can't draw the line for you, but I had a look at my stock '30 sedan and the firewall is exactly even with the rear-most of the three holes for the rear engine mount.
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    Better yet... A picture's worth a thousand words and all.....

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    you are the man hound. thanks a ton. im building a custom frame and needed the line to gap my front crossmember.
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    Cowl line 27+1/8''
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    27 and 1/8 from the center of the front crossmember ?
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    On the chart it reads 10 1/4'' plus 8 1/2'' being 18 3/4'' from cowl line to the front of the middle cross member. It also reads 3 7/8'' is the thickness of the cross member. So 3 7/8'' divided in half plus 18 3/4'' will give you center of cross member to cowl.


    Oh 14 7/8'' plus 12 3/4'' to the back of the front cross member. Doesn't give spec of the width for the front.
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