The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by FoMoCo_MoFo, Mar 12, 2006.
More idea pics
The car is being totally redone, but will still maintain the traditional 60's look. Great job Mel!
Clark's latest is pretty damn rad, I love Clark.
just for the hell of it, something i did for a fellow hamber to give him an idea of how his project might look. open the window full screen for better quality
Wow.....that is real nice. You up for hire to do other drawings? Very nice job!
Thanks, and I do subscribe. I would like to know more about the wheel set-up. I found a guy to build a couple of 5" wide rears but I'm not sure about the right brakes I need and the bolt pattern on the A wheels, etc. etc.
And more photos?? You can PM but others might like to see more too.
Your work speaks more for you than a thousand words! Bitchin'
So far as I know, Model A wheels interchange with the Ford V8 wire spoked wheels through 1935. That means they've got the same style brake drum support system (although As use a stamped steel drum rather than cast iron). Lots of Model A guys run hydraulic brakes with their original wheels (for safety's sake, I'd look into adding one of the Tardel juicer-to-spoker adapters), or run '35 wires with their original drums. That means the bolt pattern is 5 on 5.5" for the entire run of the Ford spoker (excluding the Model T wheel, of course).
They aren't exactly known for their incredible strength, however, so if you really want a 19x5 or 21x5 wire wheel, you might consider contacting Dayton, I believe they'll make them in any bolt pattern you want.
This is all pure hearsay, of course, and you might want to double check what I've said with some of the Model A restorers as they've got all the experience I just cited.
Thanks for the info, Dave. Someone here suggested contacting Dick Spadaro for info too.
Would love to see some more pics of this car! love it! frame pics and side profile!!!!
What happened to Clark's Blue one, Beautiful car.
i'm totally diggin the green one with the flathead
Salt Flats 2007
Hey lazyv8... you should really give some serious consideration to lowering yer coupe!!! LOL Sweet ride man!!!!
This T gets the wheels driven of it !
Frying the bags!
here's one i've been working on
here is a friends
i should it sits way to high!!! hahahaahahaa! not.
heres the t before i changed the look!
heres the chassis]
Hey lazyv8, do you have any pics of the front end (spring radiator leafspring setup)? it's kinda what I've had in mind for my '27 rpu and I'm trying find some detail pics of setups similar to yours.
damn lazy that is sick!!!!! thanks for the pics, i think i like the wires the best!
Langy...still got the coupe. It's gonna be for sale soon. I need the $ for the bubble top.
Still looking great Clark, I will be on one for myself as soon as i find a decent body.
Man...I love T Coupe threads! Here is a pic of mine just to keep the thread up to hopefully get some more posts on here. My car is a total shitbox compared to all the others posted, but it is supposed to be. It will get some patch panels and some color after I finish my other project. For now it is just a beater hot rod.
Picture credit goes out to some cool fellow HAMB'ers (sorry don't remember your names) I met at the HAMB Drags this year when we first rolled in. This was at the hotel right before we headed out to the strip.
It's not a coupe, but what the heck, I'm posting a pic of my "traditional" Tudor. Do you think I need to reverse my spring eyes?
Any Updated Pics?
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