Sub frame it or Mustang II?

Discussion in '1947-1954' started by primered53, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. primered53

    primered53 Member

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    I was talk ing to another car guy an dhe said to subframe the front end of my truck with a 73 and up Camaro or Nova front, instead of a Mustang II. He said that the rack and pinion is to weak to support the truck/engine weight. Is that true?
     
  2. vwnate1

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    This has been covered in excruciating detail if you'll scroll through a few pages , I think the AMC Pacer front clip is the very best way to go , look into it .

    The inliners list is far more hot rod oriented so you'll get lots of support there on this project , remember to toss all the stock parts in a pile and then offer them for sale here when you're finshed as we need stock parts , even the old rusty bent ones you think are trash .

    Good luck with it .

    -Nate
     
  3. primered53

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    Thanks man, i will list the parts when completed.
     
  4. coilover

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    There are myriad MII's to choose from, some good others a POS. I personally like Fatman which is many times stronger than the straight axle but of course pricey. You will get a 3"+ front end drop so it will have a butt up stance without rear end drop. We have done dozens and have two in the shop now so open to specific questions.
     
  5. RidesWithYah

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    Personally I'm a fan of dropped front axle on the stock frame.
    Also, please post pictures of your truck.
     
  6. Bill Hanlon

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    Doesn't it make your truck drive on the wrong side of the road?
     
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