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Location: Fulton , CA, USA
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"29 lakes modified"     1929 Ford Roadster

Introduction / Overview: 1929 Ford lakes modified style roadster, made using 29 Ford roadster pickup body parts.
Drivetrain: Engine is Ford Zetec 2 liter DOHC from 2000 Ford Escort. Hilborn electronic fuel injection, Panteria Inc ECU, header. Trans is Borg Warner T5 using an adaptor from Quad 4 rods, clutch is Center Force, rear end is an early Hildebrand mag quick change using 37 Ford end bells converted to full floating axles. Aluminum radiator.
Chassis: Frame started with 32 rails that have been shortened and pinched to 18 inches at the front. Susicide springs both ends, Model T spring in rear and Speedway spring in front. Tube shocks, Ford wishbones modified for axle location. Front axle is 4 inc dropped Magnum that is drilled
Wheels and Tires:

Wheels:Fronts: Wheelsmith 4.5x15 wires

Rears: Wheelsmith 8x18 wires

Tires: Front: Coker/Firestone 5.50x15 ribed dirt tires

Rear: Coker/Firestone 8.20x18 dirt tires

 

Body & Paint: Body is made from Brookville 29 roadstr pickup panels over a custom subfram for mounting. Doors are lengthen 1 inch and made to fit flush. Rear qtr panels have been lengthen 6 inches on top and 2 on the bottom. Cowl has been narrowed 3 inches and the grill shell narrowed 5 inches. Aluminum gas tank, 14 gallons. Custom fabed windsheild posts and supports.
Interioir: Interior is all aluminum panels, bomber seats with padding on back and seat.
Lifestyles: Builder, Hot Rodder, H.A.M.B.