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First pics of my T

Discussion in 'Photo Album' started by Space Coast Rodder, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. Space Coast Rodder

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    I've only owned this T for around 3 weeks & figured I would post a few pics before I change a few things..

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    Sweet looking ride . . . looks professionally built . . . maybe a show car in its day.

    What were you planning to change on it, other than maybe the hi-mount alternator and drag link in front?

    Darlene
     
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    For now I'm keeping the front.. I would like to change the rear brakes to disc & the front wheels to wire spoke.. Although the wheels that are on are starting to grow on me.. There will be some small cosmetic changes also.. I'm working on the first one now.. Pics will follow shortly....
     
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    Those wheels on the front are great don't go to wire you will be sad I think...…..
     
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    The Bucket looks fine. Why change anything?
     
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    Well , it's the end of the year , l can be good next year .....Soooo , do you want criticism or just have your ego stroked ??
     
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    You can criticize all you like, I'm thick skinned :)
     
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    I do like it pretty much the way it is but I want to change a few things just to personalize it..
     
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    You have three different angles going on , the frame is one , the body is another , the engine/headers , a third , really upsets the flow , the " poser" moon tank in the front , the high mount alternator , and the cowl lites , frt of frame sits way too high in relation to the frt axle , upper radiator hose needs different angle thermostat housing to get rid of that hump in the hose ....I'll keep looking. Having a 4-bar in the rear and hairpins in the frt is kinda strange IMO, that might be a Mopar rear , in which case look to Mopar brakes for clues ....
     
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    Keep on looking, you seem to be enjoying yourself.. :)
     
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    I like it. You will love the wire spokes until you have to clean them, lol! Nice ride!
     
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    What , skins not so thick ??
     
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    Don't worry your comments won't bother me.. I love the car.. Some of the things you mention I already have on my to do list & others I like just the way they are... I didn't buy this car to please other people, I bought it to please me.. Well that's not totally true. It was a Christmas present from my wife...
     
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    Sounds like some one's been a really good boy this year!

    It is a beautiful car, just as it is. The Radir wheels have a bit of a chunky look compared to the delicate look of wire spoke wheels, but they are tough and easier to clean, and importantly, can survive those giant potholes that resemble small strip mines if you're in an area where that's a concern.

    Since yours already have good sized disk brakes, I'd keep them for a while. I'd like to see a mock-up of it with the headlights all the way to the front.
     
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    I like the front wheels a lot. Similar to the ones I have for my future bucket. front wheels.jpg

    After running spoked wheel motorcycles for years, I will never, ever clean another spoked wheel. Especially after a ride in the rain. It is a great car with a lot of potential. Drive it like you stole it.
     
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    We certainly have our share of potholes around here so you have a valid point... I hadn't considered moving the lights up front but I do like that idea.. When I get my brake project finished I'll move them to see what they look like..
     
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    Love it--what rear end is that? Nice round
     
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    My first bucket has a '57 Chevy rear end. Looked much like that one.
     
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    I would guess early Oldsmobile.Or early Chevy truck
     
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    Mopar, IMO

    Here was mine:

    Rear view.jpg

    That's a really nice looking car. Not sure I would change much of anything except, possibly, tires. Rears appear to be earlier bias and. if so, would consider radials.
     
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