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I have a GIGANTIC pile of parts for V8-60s. Included is:
-a good, crack free block bored to 2.686, ported and polished for 1.5" valves
I've got a set and can't figure out what they're for for the life of me. I'd love to know!!
Does anybody recognize these mounts? I think that they're engine mounts but am I missing a piece with a bushing or something? I can't seem to find...
(well, for Ford at least)
'56 is the first year of 12v nonetheless!
why don't you get a set of the old 21" chevy disc wheels? they're steel but i can't imagine that they are that much heavier than the aluminum ones...
here is a step-by-step of how i did mine a couple years ago.
i was questioning the hairpins but seeing them come through the hood-side looks great!
X2. Without a good pic of the spindles from the back to see the shape I can't be certain though.
i don't know how i missed this thread but i LOVE this roadster!!
If the drag-link length/ angle is not equivalent to the wishbone length/ angle they have tendencies to get a weird bump steer.
have you looking...
I used it on my A with great success. I would absolutely advise painting/coating your exhaust prior to wrapping it to cut down on the moisture...
it looks great! i love those AV8s!!!
that thing is sweeeeeeet.
beautiful. beautiful. beautiful. i'm really disappointed i missed it this year. thanks for the pics!
i've never seen it done but i suppose you could. you may also want to look into getting some lowering shackles:...
beautiful work!! i love the rear notch. super clean.
if it's 2-1/4" it's a later 1940 type rear spring. it is still not designed to be used in a crossmember like that.
sweet. sweet. sweet. sweet. sweet. that's one of my favorite superchargers of all time! i've always wanted to throw one on a banger and i...
that looks like the front spring from a 1937-1941 except if it were, it shouldn't fit in a stock Model A rear crossmember since later front...
holy crap that's beautiful!!
could you be a bit more specific!? :D
Vern has some smaller tech books that are more specific (axles, spindles, brakes, etc.) that are very helpful. all of the early Clymer books are...
i have seen similar set-ups on tractors. how about some pics from the back and some shots of the backing plates?
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