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I tend to cheat and just figure that stuff out using AutoCAD. Otherwise, I'd have to Google the formula.
The rear one looks about correct. The front one is bent up really bad on the bottom.
I'm gonna guess 52-54 Ford Crestline top.
Very cool of your late friends family to do this. Make the best of it. I enjoy reading this thread as you move along.
Last I remember(about 20 years ago), MAS was over off University and Cretin.
I believe I have 3:90's in my 52(havent pulled the center section, just compared driveshaft rotations to wheel rotations). It was a auto car...
Flathead. Only other option should be a Y-Block.
Anything else, blah!
Damn, its been 20 years(maybe over, actually) since I've been to Rock Fall. Nguyen have to make to drive over there next year to see your car.
I did the upholstery in my 52. The seat covers are "temporary", as I will re-redo then to match the door panels. Material is cheap, so buy extra....
Technically, I believe they are 1/16 pipe tap(27tpi), but using 1/4-28 is common.
Bob Drake has them in stock as of last week. I had one on order since winter, but they weren't going to have them till late summer, so I had mine...
As others have said, 00 gauge wires and good connections. If you already have that or once you do, it still cranks slow, then pull the starter and...
Is the vent frame out of adjustment?
So you think just adding discs and a booster will let you stop as fast as a Mclaren? My manual drum brakes seem to stop pretty well. They would...
I believe my 52 is, aside from radials and the radio being converted to FM.
I have 11 assorted NOS stainless trim pieces for 52 to mid 50's Ford's. Belt and drip rail trim and a spear for Tudor and Fordors. Part numbers...
Funny, I think stock looks much cleaner
I think MSRA celebrated its 50th year. Back To The 50's started in 1974, I believe.
Nice looking g car. Hate the plan.
I usually say "that's a great down payment!"....
I was thinking the same thing.
We set up everything on tables. Rarely is anything on the ground. 18" x 32" x 4" wooden boxes hold all the small stuff so its quick to set up and...
We'll be there Saturday with the car and at the swap meet on Sunday with my dad.
52-53 crossed over low across the front to the passenger. The drivers side manifold did not exhaust out the back, only thru the passenger side.
I lost brain cells reading this stupid thread....
I have nothing against Time-Serts as I haven't tried them yet, but I've installed many helicoils and had little issue with them.
Flatheads had a crossover too.
Are the rubber lines old or new? If old, replace them and see if it evens out the braking. The hoses can collaps inside, preventing pressure from...
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