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considered a custom hot rod in this country, ugly or not, the eye of the beholder deal IMHO
I would get some advice on the non boxing of the chassis.
You could make up a frame from square tube, that sits inside the rails and in between...
I will use short leaf springs (parallel) on top of the HiLux diff. The eye of the spring will be under the tank cover.
The front of the spring...
do lots of mock-ups as you go, the 6 will make it long in the front.
as far as ford bodies go- 1928 ford bonnet is about 28 inches long, 1930 30...
I'm not sure what motor / gearbox you are using but my early mock ups had the second x member too high and in the middle of the trans sump.
The front cross member was toast, I moved the next one forward to use as the engine mount cross member.
our "rules" require an original cross...
A X member in 27 chev frame
link to build- http://www.ozrodders.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=54275
I would throw the keys to it to my skinny ass 18 old Son, and let him cut a lap at an event that we have both attended, and when the shiteatingrin...
yes he did, and he got people thinking and my point is that we can take bits and pieces - styling ques if you like, and incorporate that part that...
:) found one that's right on the money (for me at least)-
I think the first one in my post above looks ok siting there, but when you add the human factor... it does look off scale??
I like the concept...
The biggest problem with the search is that people don't post with relevant title- "look what followed me home" and "got me a pick up"
maybe try this- click on link--> AV8
a bit of research based on good advice found here- isn't that the idea?
looking at 31inch high- dirt track tires, 820 x15. on a 1928 RPU
not a lot of highway driving.
I have a 4.3 - 1 rear axle, 283 with 2 speed power glide.
what height should the rear tires be to get highway speed without too many revs?
3-71 on a V6 - Having trouble finding a drive for it.
5000 miles away, but still have a lot of your countrymen here.
Traditionally speaking of cause.:eek:
G'day, and welcome love the coupe:D
bull shit is the same deal........cow or bull = crapola :p
booming here in the land down under, young blokes building some very cool stuff. Still some "stuck in the mud" old goats putting them down with...
Look like they belong there.
the way to go for sure, the ones that somehow fall off reflect badly on all of us, we are all ready the most scrutinized car people on the...
sorry forgot the pic -
best set up you can hope for (I like the look) 44 gal drums please no, have seen some on a "bobber" it did suit that look but an early roadster nup.
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yes I also use a slapper to shape metal
and to work the area around a dint, knock up with the dolly and work the crease out. I have both file and...
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