to see if I was capable.
and so did the rest of the family.
It had some of the baddest ladder bars known to man.
the rear couldn't be lowered.
Like most old cars,
the smooth body hid a dirty mess,
new parts with no drive miles,
rusty from neglect.
uncovered the truth behind traditional hot rod engineering.
for the emergency brake.
The builder kept the same drilled bolt theme throughout the e-brake line.
The rear end was to be remounted with 36 radius rods.
I hope he wants to reuse this!
The engine was too far forward,
so the radiator was bumped out of alignment.
With the engine out,
the grille placed the radiator to the hood.
Over an inch off!
Possibly another reason this 302 ran hot.
positioned with space for an electric fan.
Almost 5" from before.
A gearhead friend Jason suggested a mechanical fan.
That's a big difference when modifying the firewall.
That's ford in a ford problems.
Way better than modifying a universal kit.
the tranny mount/crossmember was up.
cause there was no x-member left in the center!
This was 1/4" all beef.
or maybe the firewall.