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1929 Ford Sedan project

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by racerdaddy1, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. racerdaddy1
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
    Posts: 137

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    I picked up a pretty solid 29 tudor this week. Just the body and a frame. The guy kept talking about it being a deuce chassis. I realize thats a 1932, but whats the purpose of using those versus the model A frame? This is my first project on a model A so I have a great deal to learn. Pictures will follow tonight.
     
  2. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
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    The two main reasons are that it is considered to be quite a bit stronger than the A frame and most guys believe that it is a hell of a lot better looking. And if you don't like the 32 frame under that body I'm first in line to make an offer on it;)

    To me a 29 Body on Deuce rails spells hot rod when they are done right.
     
  3. PinHead
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 243

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    The 32 frame does look a lot nicer than the model A frame, although I'm sure you know they're not a direct fit. For those who don't know, the bottom of a model A body is flat, and a deuce frame has a slight curve to it, so most guys channel the front of the frame into the firewall a bit.
     

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