Would love to see a higher resolution pic of the Bill Bollig form- a-truck. You supply your own chassis and running gear. I have seen them bend 4 inch thick wood fellows for horse drawn heavy wagons. Making a felloe piece-meal like I suggest will be about 30% weaker. But unless you plan to haul five ton a thousand miles on rough dirt roads, it will be plenty strong. Sorry no photos as he lives a couple hundred miles away, but I could probably get some at some point.
We are unable to process your order until after this has been received. On Johns frame, The front sprocket is much larger than mine and his has some kind of ring bolted around the rear wood fellows. Shipping and crating is added to the bill. Graham Bros began building form-a-truck kits about 1915 for Fords and other makes of cars. The Model A, Model A 32 Style and 32 frames are fixtured in a jig and built to customer specifications.
A drag racer at heart, Jake is an enthusiastic gear head with a never-ending thirst for knowledge about anything with an engine. Often the old bolts -- put together 100 years ago -- will just unscrew with a hand wrench as if they were put together yesterday. If you are unable to find the Model T part you need or would like to check our used part stock please feel free to give us a call at 800 872-7871. Please explore our Model T Parts catalog online and if you would like a catalog mailed to you please go to the. Did the model change at some point? Use a monocle windshield or order a straight top firewall to use with a stock windshield. Model T Ford Forum: Circa 1920 Smith Form-a-Truck kit frame Circa 1920 Smith Form-a-Truck kit frame : : Circa 1920 Smith Form-a-Truck kit frame By on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 07:58 pm: Hello everyone. For a low, racy look use a dropped axle and lowered rear cross-member.
This one has probably set out every day of its life -- close to 100 years. A complete chassis which includes all of the above listed welded-on components such as crossmembers, engine mounts, etc. All body parts for vehicles this old require some attention before being ready to paint. Pvt msgs get sent directly to your email. Three quarters of our staff own a Model T. The thing that makes me remember the 26 was it was painted black. After rails are laser cut, we wedge the ends to create the proper shape of the rail.
As I said earlier, I'm not a T collector, but I am enjoying learning about these kits and their history. Please see the attached document for more information on how to obtain copies from the Parts Drawing Collection. A Speedster body of classic design and elegance. Add these parts for a low racy look shown in picture or you use your stock axle and crossmember for a standard speedster look. This includes the Ford Motor Company Historical Archives bulk 1903-1955.
These are build using heavy gauge material and rated to 850 hp. Contact one of our sales representatives at 937-833-4605 or visit the frame section of our online catalog. Altered, painted or treated merchandise is not returnable. Robert, I sent you an email with a zip file of the photos. And my truck feels amazing…a lot smoother when transitioning from one corner to the next… definitely more control and planted.
You can add them to your shopping cart like a regular item and ship them with your order. Rails are then placed in our building fixture where the front, center, and rear cross members are gusseted and tacked into place. We offer only the four original colors for closed car kits. The trucking company adds a lift gate charge for anything over 100 pounds which adds to the cost of shipping. The improved drivability and performance is phenomenal! These show quality kits are complete, and include everything necessary to re-upholster the vehicle except the springs and carpet. Choose either the curved top or flat top special speedster fenders with a free floating skirt.
The open channels make it easy to route fuel lines, brake lines and the exhaust system. I don't know of anyone set up to do it that way now. Look for som fotoes for inspiration. Once the frame is boxed, the front, 34-style center, and rear-cross members are installed. Complete Speedster Kit with curved top fenders. The felloe can be made by cutting planks of oak about half as thick as the felloe is wide and gluing them together about half offset all the way around the wheel.
On Bills truck the sprocket looks even bigger and the tires appear to be air type. There is no crating charge if you pick it up. Form a Truck made kits for many of the popular cars. He told me that the tree didn't fall on the tank, but grew horizontally over it as the years passed. By on Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 04:20 pm: Here is a link to an earlier discussion on the Smith Form-A-Truck, with photos, ads and original patent.
The most common is the wood frame type. And be sure to use plenty of really good glue and a lot of strong clamps. By on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 09:29 pm: Here is adv from 1916 on the Smith attachment. By on Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 12:06 pm: Here are some photos of the truck kit. Only registered users and moderators may post messages here.