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Model A Ford Tub Buildup on Postal Jeep Frame and axles


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#1 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 01:03 AM

Been thinkin about this build for a while

I have a Old Ford I got back when I was 14 its a 30 Ford Model A not much left of it, Im goin to take the windsheild and cowl and make a tub heres a model I mocked up

plan to have it up and runnin for the summer, not sure on a moter yet may not be a Subaru, could be the engine from my Dodge Dakota small V-6 we will see i wont be out much, plan on using stuff I have already



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got a 78 postal Jeep for the frame and axles

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body comin off

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stock frame

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stock postal Jeep spring

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repacked upsidedown


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#2 Scott in Bellingham

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 01:06 AM

the frame will be reallly low, underslung the axles, the tub will not have doors just jump in over the side, be a fair weather rig no fenders , bare bones, no frills

got a 60 Lincoln too, its total rust, may use the rear light, fins and sheetmetal narrowed

heres a few from the web


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#3 NoahDL88

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 01:25 AM

Where do you find these cars?

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 01:44 AM

I dont see how you will get any needed down travel on the solid axle when its "on top" of the frame rail. Thats going to be noisy as all heck when the axle shaft hits the frame all the time.

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 02:08 AM

The frame travels down not the axle, although you are right, unless he moves the axle up further he'll have some wicked clanging when the axle and frame hit.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 09:02 AM

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