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I kinda' remember there being a long & a short throwout bearing, you might want to do some checking .
I had a '69 Chevelle with a 427 & a big radiator., it was hard to cool!
What was done to create the added clearance was, the arched piece between the headlite mounting cups, was simply rotated forward.
I do "Dropped "...
Yes, stock rear end . Pretty bullet proof.
You might find it has low gears.
If the ratio is not to your liking, it would make better sense to put...
Don Blair once told me " Kinmont's work almost as good as standard Ford brakes " !
There is not much you can do to a Ford banjo rear end to "beef it up"
Remember 2 things.
When the guys were racing this stuff in the '40's &...
Had my T out for the local 4th of July parade .
This car belonged to George Bistagne.
It was not one of Sirroonians'.
the stock latch is designed to clear the widow channel.
Shoulda' rebuilt the stock latches .
Restoration Supply has "half oval" steel & aluminum stock in bulk length.
google restorationstuff.com catalog - page 28
John Siroonian had at least two '32 tubs.
If I remember correctly, I built a chassis for the "Fat Mike" car when I worked at Pete & Jake's.
Harley Davidson .
on without lights -
on with lights
separate push button starter
354 Dodge truck had plain valve covers .
they look like '28 / '32 style shocks .
I use Pete & Jake's ladder bars on the "Eastwood & Barakat" 32, with a buggy spring.
Ran 11.50's , no problem.
I used them on Pete Chapouris'...
my buddy has a 5 speed adapted to a '36 torque tube rear, in his '32 roadster.
anything metallic that moves need lubrication .
put it to the magnet test . . .
This car has recently come out of a long hibernation & will be restored !
I just did, & it has one ground pounding, Art Chrisman Flathead !!!!
Take it to your plater & have them clean it .
Then take it home & file & sand it some.
Take it back to the plater & have them just copper it ( no...
The Bud Bryan / Julian Alvarez, Rod & Custom magazine, Hiboy will be at the LARS this weekend. It will be for sale.
It was dropped off at my...
Pete & Jake's has all the parts you need for this setup .
Look at a '55 Chevy or some other factory built car with a hanging pedal,
And get a feel for how factory engineers did it !
1926 Ford 4 door .
The fenders make it a 26 / 27
No head lite bar makes it a 26
two sets of hinges makes it a 4 door
He's right .
Looks like the "in between " '55 / '56 model . . .
what he said .
should work just fine .
Manuel is doing just fine . Here is his '36 he finished up recently !
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