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1930 A Model coupe BBF Project

Im in the process of installing a 460 BBF & Powerglide into my A coupe, has anyone got, done or in the process of building a Bigblock A Model, i want to run bonnet/ hood & skirts, any info would be great , thanks.
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Mr Aussie Maximus; I have some pics of an already completed 31 2dr. sedan. Also some pics while under construction. If you reply back with your e-mail you can take a look Thanks Tudor

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Mr Aussie Maximus; I have some pics of an already completed 31 2dr. sedan. Also some pics while under construction. If you reply back with your e-mail you can take a look Thanks Tudor
The rest of us would like to see those pics Mr Tudor!

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My dad has a 29 Model A Panel truck hes dropping a BOSS 429 in.

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Thanks Tudor,

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Thanks for the offer to see your build,

regards Shaun..
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Hi Wildfire , i would also be interested in seeing your Dads Panel Truck in the build ,

regards Shaun.
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I'd like to see both myself,...please post pictures.

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31 tudor sedan pics under const.

Heres some pics for you Mister maximus.
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Completed car.

Heres what we had when we were pretty well done with the car. They are never complete ----you Know.
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Heres what we had when we were pretty well done with the car. They are never complete ----you Know.
I hear you, is it ever really done?lol Very nice job on the 31 tudor, I would love to have one in my collection.

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Dman64 Went and looked at your truck------Great Job. really liked what you done on the bed. Just before I did the 31 I done a 53f100 with a 40 over 428 cj (FE) . My son has that one now. keep out of that snow up there. Keep on your electric shorts and you'll be fine Regards ! Tudor

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Here is a picture of my 460 in an "A" coupe. I built the frame so fitment wasn't an issue, it is, however 8" longer than stock and the radiator is shifted 4" forward of the front crossmember. This photo is before the changes to the motor this spring. Good luck, I originally modified the stock frame to accept the bigger motor/trans but would have lost to much leg room so decided not to go that route. Running hood and fenders will be tough but not impossible.
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Dman64 Went and looked at your truck------Great Job. really liked what you done on the bed. Just before I did the 31 I done a 53f100 with a 40 over 428 cj (FE) . My son has that one now. keep out of that snow up there. Keep on your electric shorts and you'll be fine Regards ! Tudor
Thank you, it has been a labour of love. I really like the bed as well, I was trying to do something different as most people do a spray in box liner and I feel like you have this shiny truck and a black spray in liner, I feel like they missed it so to speak but to each their own.

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Hi A Bomb, i have mounted the engine & trans, it looks like i will have to recess the firewall 6" to 7" inches ? the seat can go back 6" so leg room might be ok, i am using a uni steer setup so i dont have to worry about squeezing a steering box in there.
i have had the bonnet & side skirts on & pipe clearance looks ok, a bit tight on the front 2 cylinders so i might have to reduce the primary header pipes from 2" down to 1"7/8, only problem i have come across is alternator mounting position, lower mount will hit side skirts, i will look for a high mount or fabricate something.
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