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Driveshaft length matters, as to your ?
Offset if: you have steering box needing room in left front region.
See recent thread on...
Hey, where's the Swinger?
Good description, I went to a club meeting
in '72(?) definitely old-school.
Big D. would take time to chat, no matter if you raced, or walked the pits.
Film: Heart Like a Wheel.
Spoke w/Rod L'Italia of Circle Plating years ago. He mentioned micro-cracking as a 'property' of the top, Chrome layer.
^^^^^agree fer sure, he did.
Lothaidon, I'm feeling Comma'tose! :rolleyes:
When a thread contains wisdom, from the likes of Andy, Roo & Crazy Steve it's a good read. ;)
I choose to run 3° at each shaft end, so that the ujoint brns will rotate & distribute grease. It spreads the fatigue and wear out.
Sow what you prefer to reap. :)
Was gonna say, I paid 100. for each fender and shell in 2010.
'29 w/a Buick! :)
Your pics help out here. It may work, to add a modern fill elbow (aimed up) on the engine side of the rad. tank. Then plumb yr puke tank to the...
^^^some of us resemble those remarks! :p
Be still, my heart.
Mike, you'll have best lines, if standing back in side view, picture the header pipe set, in a more swept-back style. Plenty of pic's out there....
Certainly early, the hood & louvers will tell.
Guessing a straight six engine.
I bought a Ford Escort radiator, stood it up and it filled the '30-31 A shell.
Took a couple days to mod. the upper tank, as I learned plastic...
If you need more cooling capacity, a box-like 'shroud' w/aft-hinged (top edge), flaps would draw thru the rad. but may mean rearward 2-3" move for...
Castor: ~ 7°
Camber: depends, road crown, wheel offset
Consider, where the king pin axis intersects pavement beneath tire, in...
Great advice above. Open 'C' frames allow flex, I would want to box the upper mount region.
Gotta send this thread to my rodding buds.
Thank you Dan for these!
Try the 1/16th, and see if a first test drive grabs any pavement 'edge' at 30mph.
You want the car to return to straight ahead, and not dart away...
Thanks B.A. for the reminder.
You tell one good story about the
friends in our journey, esp. in
the craft. Thanks.
Was gonna say. Experiment, find your pref. Grade, and go. Drag all the way across.
I've used a guide board, to help align passes.
Hey Brian, '49 has the steps, in better order
than my recall! Nice.
Hemi32, any idea how it was steered?
look back a few years, it's here.
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