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1927 Ford Model T
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Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Inland Empire, So Cal
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Vehicle Name
Year 1927
Make Ford
Model Model T
Color none and primer
Packages N/A
1927 Ford Model T
1927 Ford Model T 1927 Ford Model T
History I have been building this for about 8 years.
Exterior
1927 Ford Model T Exterior
Phaeton cut in half to make a Track T style hot rod. Everything done in my garage. Custom built 1 1/2" tube frame I bent up and welded. Built my own chassis table. Track nose from speedway motors. Made my own windshield and stanchions. Everything else is fabbed.

Interior
1927 Ford Model T Interior 1927 Ford Model T Interior 1927 Ford Model T Interior
Under construction. All sheet metal work by me. Fiberglass seats found laying on side of road. Porsche 914 gauge suspended. Cowl steering by me. Sideways brake pedal by me. Clutch and linkage also.

In-Car Entertainment
Wind in your face. Sounds by Weber 48 IDA's and exhaust.

Under the Hood
1927 Ford Model T Under the Hood 1927 Ford Model T Under the Hood
Mockup right now. To be 2332 VW Type One. My own 911 shroud and fan set up. 48's and header built by me. Will have all the good stuff inside. Have been building VW's for 35 years. Used a late bus bell housing and made an adapter to go to T5 5 speed. Quick change rear end, Halibrand V8 model.

Suspension
1927 Ford Model T Suspension 1927 Ford Model T Suspension
48 Ford front and rear axles. Quarter elliptic springs in front and high arch Ford rear spring. Split wishbones. Still building panhard bar for front.

Wheel and Tire
1927 Ford Model T Wheel and Tire
TSW wheels. 17" X 9" in back, narrowed to 5". 750 x 17 Goodyears. Fronts are 18" x 8" narrowed to 3.5" and 450 x 18 ribbed in front.
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