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Technical 1942 Chrysler Windsor track width

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 55 dude, Nov 21, 2017.

  1. Guys i picked up a 1942 Chrysler Windsor 4dr. sedan and does anyone know the front and rear track width? I wanted to update front suspension and rearend then the drivetrain! thanks guys!;);)
  2. Hnstray
    Joined: Aug 23, 2009
    Posts: 12,306

    from Quincy, IL

    Standard Catalog of American Cars does not list that dimension for the '42 thru '48 models....much to my surprise. If you have the car in hand, why not just measure it?

  3. gatz
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  4. evintho
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  5. 41 C28
    Joined: Dec 17, 2005
    Posts: 1,772

    41 C28

    They drive good with stock front suspension, maybe relocate the shock mounts.
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2018
  6. choptop40
    Joined: Dec 23, 2009
    Posts: 4,230


    57 inches up front , 60 1/2 in the of the car?
  7. To update the suspension relocate the upper shock mounts, get a thicker front sway bar made up or find something similar that's thicker, put discs on the stub axles, new 2" lower front springs, 2" blocks on the rear with new shocks, also a rear sway bar........maybe join the P15-D24 Forum...............whilst the Chrysler is Not a Plymouth or Dodge the same basic chassis & suspension is used in all mopars from the late 30's thru to the late 40's and you really do NOT need to swap the front end to a Mustprang or similar to get it to handle and drive well.....but its your car.......I'd suggest checking out a few mopars before getting the hotaxe ready..............regards, Andyd
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