So, take a look at this beautiful 1927 Ford Model T coupe built by of fame. I used almost all stainless hardware. Engine has a new wide belt conversion. For two days, with no guidance asked for, I kept the bird alive and growing. All of the spare parts fit under the tonneau cover. This is a nice 1927 Ford touring body from Washington State. Modifications include chopping the windshield 6 inches, filling all extra body holes, making custom pieces to cover the original hood weatherstrip channels, and fabricating a one-piece hood out of 18-gauge steel.
The sturdy foundation Brad started with is a new custom chassis made from 2×3 steel rectangle tubing, which has been stepped in the rear and fitted with custom-molded running board brackets. It took this body and another one plus some sheet metal, bondo and a lot of hard work to get this 1927 Ford Model T coupe looking like it does. My plan was to get the car running, drive it in the current jalopy status with Mexican blanket seats and then take it to the next level with paint and upholstery. Additionally, because this is a touring car body, it becomes known as a T tub. The transmission works as it should and the brakes are good.
Power from the combo up front is transmitted to a Chevy S-10 Blazer that was equally smoothed like the rest of the chassis components before being give a liberal spray job. This will be a great deal on a cool car, get it ready for Spring and Summer fun! This appears to be a vintage Ansen 3 speed shifter. If so that looks like it goes under the car perhaps to a remotely located radiator? Everything is cleaned and painted. It should have 390 or 411 gears and I have a locking diff for it to make it posi-track. The finished 1927 Ford Model T coupe hot rod.
The '32 rear end has been professionally converted to open drive. Dash: some metal working needed to the nice original T touring dash. Engine is all painted and clean. Engine has a new wide belt conversion. The car handles and performs as good as it looks.
Model T Specifications Vehicle Identification Roadster Runabout - Open Car - folding top, no side windows, front seat only. Both junk bodies were used to build one nice one. Rear Speedway reverse eye spring is too low, either needs a standard spring or the eyes reversed back to stock. So a couple of weekends of work. This particular car was fabricated together and everything built and tacked in place in about 6 days.
Oiling system needs mounting and plumbing. Cheap flat black in spray cans works equally well! Here is another view of the under construction procedures with the body mounted. Think of how much fun this will be cruising around with a carload of friends. It comes with a new set of 6 gauges that look vintage. Steering is handled by the ingenious use of a Dodge Omni rack-and-pinion setup. This is a nice 1927 Ford touring body from Washington State. I'm including a bunch of stainless rod in various sizes and bunch of new Heim joints.
I used almost all stainless hardware. Not long ago a baby bird was wind-swept from a tall pine in our yard, and dropped—alive—right in front of me. This is an odd duck indeed, as most T-buckets seem to offer seating for no more than 2. Small block Ford 302 out of a 1980 Ford Thunderbird with 72,000mls. This gives you one top parallel bar and when you put one bar below the axle and mount it to the frame, you have a rear parallel bar, spring suspension. Bob sold the 1927 Ford Model T coupe and went on to build the yellow T-Bucket touring car by stretching a standard, cheap T-Bucket fiberglass body. This custom built car starts easily is very loud and runs good.
This body is in the first stages of rebuild and is ready for the frame and suspension to be fabricated. Starter and Generator professionally rebuilt and converted to 12 volt. Hubcaps could use some resto but appear to be vintage Ford. Shift rod and and brake and clutch rods need to be fabbed. By the way, the bulk of this car was built in a 1 ½ car garage. They might stretch, so are made slightly undersize.
This is an original 1927 steel Ford body car. Here panels have been replaced and a new firewall put in as well as some wheel well work. Need to sell so give me a shout. Comes with two Holley 94 carbs in good shape. Brad Starks decided to stick with the reliable four-cylinder theme and selected a 2.