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Deuce street rod rolling chassis

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This chassis was built to go under a replica of Mike O'Neil's full-fendered black chopped '32 Ford 3-Window Coupe that appeared in issue #8 of The Rodder's Journal and was their first poster car.

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CHASSIS

Floor cut and fuel tank cut from kit frame

Cross tubing added

Aluminium spreader bars with pinhead bolts

FRONT END

Kit tube front axle converted to beam axle with sections from R/M 1/24 Deuce Roadster

Kit shocks and mount modified

Steering and brakes directly front kit

REAR END

Four bar trailing arms and panhard bar modified from Revell Willys Street Rod

Kit coil-overs

All mounted to trimmed kit rearend and brakes

FRONT WHEELS & TIRES

Kit Torque-Thrusts wheels

Parts box Michelin tires

BACK WHEELS & TIRES

Kit Torque-Thrusts wheels – diameter slightly increased

Parts box BF Goodrich T/A Radials narrowed

DRIVE TRAIN

Chevrolet engine and transmission from the Rat Roaster

Shift linkage from Replicas & Miniatures

Parts Box supplied intake manifold, exhaust manifolds

Corvette LT-1 valve covers from AMT 71 Corvette

Pulleys and belt assembly modified from Rat Roaster for air-con pump

Carb and air cleaner from kit

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Edited by Phildaupho

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