38 ford coupe

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mercury mitch wrote:Holey hell, and i emphasise holey,how many holes in two chassis rails
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I got all the blocks welded in saturday,front end sitting in place ,diff sitting in place,cardboard patern cut for k frame just need to sit motor and box in to make sure k frame clears
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Did you weld up all of the holes completely or weld nuts behind the ones you were going to use?
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Bits of 25x 25x5 flat bar bored and tapped
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What nice bits did you put inside the 302 ?

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Not much inside , cheep rebuild kit from USA bit over a grand came with cam lifters timing set bearings gaskets oil pump and pistons , i bought Scat rods $570 same cost as resize my old ones , pair of GT40P heads $550 Edlebrock inlet 600 Holley $100 and Arp head and main bolts
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I have a couple of early/mid 90’s 5 L Fairlane motors, the best/lower Km one will go in the Ute, just wondering what improvements
would be worthwhile if I do the other one up as a replacement for later on, are those heads the ones used in the Tickford version.
Are they readily available ?

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Dont know much about them ,but they flow as good as Alloy heads
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Been busy doing woodwork and metalwork
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they are to weld in the hinge side of the doors for the wire to go in
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And a couple of shields for the local 8 ball association
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and some woodwork and metal art for my bar
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Also been working on the bar ,pics to come
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Love the use of the rocker covers to hold the flutes. :)
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I like to make unusual one off items that are usefull
The resess welded in
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Great idea, very trick look.
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mercury mitch wrote:I like to make unusual one off items that are usefull
The resess welded in
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After your first post on these I didn't understand what you were attempting to achieve. Now that it's completed I'm a bit upset you didn't do it sooner. I have recently completed mine by simply shaping the holes for each end of the grommet. The recess is a brilliant idea which looks very neat.
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That is a great solution mate. :)
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Ha, love the rocker cover wine glass holders.
I'm going to make me some of them.
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