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The "exhaust gate" you referred to, is called a heat riser..it has the bi-metal spring that will open and close the flap ("gate"), closed when...
Your truck..built to your specs., as it should be.
As X38 mentioned, give attention to the radius rods attachment points.
So, are you replacing it with another HAMB friendly car?
Longest vehicle I've ever owned is 10 years, a '40 Ford p/u.
I get bored, and quite often...
Here's my current '41 build, you can see the dropped components to achieve lowering the drag link, on my 4" dropped axle.
I have had 8 of these pickups, the 2nd pickup I built I installed a Heidt's MII front end, another pickup I bought someone else had already...
Support it safely up in the air, have someone make the turning motions, that will determine the area that needs to be addressed..although it...
I see now, after going up a few post, you didn't have the clearance issue on the drivers side, so my previous reply doesn't pertain.
On your cab/running board fitment issue..is the interference present on both drivers side, and passenger side?
Curious, seems I remember on one of...
Uh, no?..thanks for your concern.
Lifes too short to get hung up on what other people spend for things.
Good on the people who contract with these shops, so they can succeed, and...
It really always comes down to "what makes you happy".
Some '41 pickup frames had a lower front cross member to accommodate the 6cyl which became available.
Your description of your build describes a street rod, without the shiny paint.
In the past I've had a few stock (suspension/braking)...
I think I'd be searching for a wagon tailgate..or rolling some sheet metal to form something similar.
1954 Mercedes W198 (Gull Wing)
Long enough for our purposes
I've always considered these trucks Dodges' version of Chevrolets Cameo.
Neat truck, nice work so far.
I measure, to the best of my calculations the size I need..then off to the parts store I go.
Quite often I need a slightly larger or smaller...
I've had a '55 Chev 2 door post, and a '55 Chev convertible, not specifically because of my birth year, I just like them.
Yes, many times have created more work for myself.
I attribute it mostly to my stubbornness and lack of patience.
I work by myself, that can be a...
People here, as well as anywhere like pictures.
We are visual.
Okay, I'm showing my ignorance on these "Zingers", I vaguely remember the model kits, but they came after I was done building models.
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I'm with you on that..my $200K may be a bit low.
My new price $1,150,000
Of course you could.
Placing a name on anything doesn't have to make sense, or be logical..in the context of this sites subject matter consider...
Beautiful custom..If the owner wants to call his creation a 1934 Ford that's his right.
Personally "The Dreamster" seems a more appropriate...
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