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Hot Rods T body on an A frame

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by easyrider47, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. easyrider47
    Joined: May 7, 2004
    Posts: 640

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    I'm piecing together a Model A project with a 26-27 T coupe body. Will I just have to drill the body mounts in the frame? Also can I just use rubber mounts between the body and frame.
     
  2. The Brown Sound
    Joined: Dec 18, 2014
    Posts: 131

    The Brown Sound
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    from Maryland

    Hey, I'm on the lookout for the same information too. Bump.
     
  3. -Brent-
    Joined: Nov 20, 2006
    Posts: 6,431

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    The few T on A chassis I've been around (or paid attention to) have had frame welt and that's it. That's what I'm doing with my 26/27 roadster on A chassis.
     
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2015
  4. Flathead Dave
    Joined: Mar 21, 2014
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    Flathead Dave
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    from So. Cal.

    I'm also doing the 27 Coupe to A frame and was wondering the same.
     

  5. Is the frame too wide for the late T bodies? I know my A frame had to be narrowed to fit my '15 body.
     
  6. El Caballo
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 5,913

    El Caballo
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    It is funny, I have been thinking about doing one myself.
     
  7. boo
    Joined: Jul 6, 2005
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    boo
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    from stuart,fl.

    lust finishing a 27 cpe on 1/2 model A frame and 1/2 2x4 tubeing [only had front 1/2 of A frame] i welded tabs to frame to match where the T body mounted to the T frame and used 1/4'' ruber pads at those points. 5 places on ea. side
     
  8. MengesTwinCustoms
    Joined: Oct 16, 2009
    Posts: 279

    MengesTwinCustoms
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    I am building a 27 t coupe on a model a frame and just made some tabs off the floor structure and bolted it to the top of the frame in six spots and the very rear two on the side of the frame! Easy!
     

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