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    We have several 4 dr F bodies in my city that I...

    We have several 4 dr F bodies in my city that I see as somewhat regular commuters from time to time. Rarely ever see any 2 doors.
  2. Thread: Leaf Springs

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    Dollars to donuts most of us could never...

    Dollars to donuts most of us could never differentiate the difference in ride between oval and round eye springs and round eyes will hardly make it ride as you described. Personally, all the rubber...
  3. Thread: Volare on CL

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    I think the days of a clean, solid, running F...

    I think the days of a clean, solid, running F body for a grand are way gone unless you happen upon the proverbial little old ladie's car who's grandchildren are totally ignorant of searching the web...
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    Okay, maybe it was a Lexus. Point being, someone...

    Okay, maybe it was a Lexus. Point being, someone out there adapted a late model front end to a classic mopar for hella lot less than every tubular aftermarket set up out there.

    If you have a good...
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    Dang, they are proud of those things, aren't...

    Dang, they are proud of those things, aren't they.

    I seem to recall seeing someone stub a Crown Vic front end under a mopar some where. Pretty sure you can get a complete one of those for under a...
  6. Thread: Volare on CL

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    They had 30 calls in 15 minutes,pulled it, and...

    They had 30 calls in 15 minutes,pulled it, and will relist it in a month for $3k.
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    A bodies are narrower. You would need to extend...

    A bodies are narrower. You would need to extend the width of either the fenders or hood, or both.
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    Most of us are in the northern hemisphere....

    Most of us are in the northern hemisphere. Weather is warming. The sunlight extending. I'm outside most my free time now.
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    A bodies are narrower as well.

    A bodies are narrower as well.
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    The have a new one up. They want $10k. Its a 318...

    The have a new one up. They want $10k. Its a 318 4spd OD, one owner car with typical parking lot dents and dings.
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    For Sale Got one of those when I sold one of my Plymouths....

    Got one of those when I sold one of my Plymouths. All the up front conversation and negotiation seemed very legit right up until I got the check for extra for car and shipping. Bank wasn't where the...
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    Being what, an LA 360 for a 5.9 Magnum engine...

    Being what, an LA 360 for a 5.9 Magnum engine swap or trading a Volare for a Magnum?
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    You can get the door braces out if you take them...

    You can get the door braces out if you take them apart in sections with a cut of wheel. Drill out the spot welds on the end and wear some welding gloves to protect against cuts while yanking on them....
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    I'd recommend a check of the flanges no matter...

    I'd recommend a check of the flanges no matter what brand of headers you have. Many are not flat or on plane between the different ports. A little bit of time with a straight edge and fine grinding...
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    Badvert65, that is an excellent list and gives...

    Badvert65, that is an excellent list and gives someone an idea of changes they can pursue.
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    True. You can find uber cheap ($50-$100) small...

    True.

    You can find uber cheap ($50-$100) small block headers on craigslist and at swap meets. Biggest drawback to these is they are the wrap around the drag link design so you have to disconnect...
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    No, I don't recall. It was a Cragar Dragstar,...

    No, I don't recall. It was a Cragar Dragstar, which I don't think is made any more. They had mega thick centers, nearly 1".
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    I was able to fit a 295/65x15 tire in the rear of...

    I was able to fit a 295/65x15 tire in the rear of mine with a 15x8, 4.5" backspace rim, and some slight clearancing in the rear seat seatbelt mount and a rolled lip. This also had a 8.75 rear...
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    That is exactly what I was pointing out. I have...

    That is exactly what I was pointing out. I have no idea how many hard core restorers are on this site, but I have seen a few posts over the years of people looking for these exact tires for that...
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    Yeah, but unless you are running bias ply tires,...

    Yeah, but unless you are running bias ply tires, you don't necessarily want OEM specs on an older car. Radials will tolerate a much more aggressive alignment spec that will make a big impact on how a...
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    These are the original style radials that were...

    These are the original style radials that were offered on these cars from the factory. Yes, they are old and no, you would not want to use them if you are driving much. However, if you are restoring...
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    Sticky: You bet. Unfortunately, Mopar shanked this one...

    You bet. Unfortunately, Mopar shanked this one when the first published it, they have never corrected it, and its been repeated verbatim for decades.
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    Sticky: Except the 62-70 B body 8.75 rear end Dimension A...

    Except the 62-70 B body 8.75 rear end Dimension A listing is incorrect.

    In reality they are:
    62-63 = 53.25"
    64 = 55.625"
    65-67= 54.25"
    68-70- 54.9375"

    However, the leaf spring perch width...
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    The standard 833 is more durable and probably in...

    The standard 833 is more durable and probably in better overall shape. Many of the OD versions were aluminum cased and the counter shaft bore would wallow its self out. Of course, you can swap the OD...
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    For Sale X2 here.

    X2 here.
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