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PostPosted: March 23, 2019, 1:24 pm 
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No engine of course, but even for parts I would be on my way to get it if only the check that is "In the mail" was in my hand. :BH:
I would graft a Track T nose onto it for an instant Indy Roadster build. :mrgreen:
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/6843287741.html
I've seen these successfully made into street cars and hill-climb cars.
Since my check may still be weeks away I thought some folk here might be interested. :?:

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PostPosted: March 24, 2019, 11:38 am 
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I'm with you on this one, Richard. Ads like this are why my wife is grateful we have no storage space at our house.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: March 25, 2019, 2:07 am 
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Huh, hundreds if views and no one has bought it yet?

:chev: I'm thinking a 283 (RPM TO THE MOON!) & Poweglide, or maybe Muncie and mount a remote shifter system outside the body.
No matter as I'm sure my check will not show up in time, it's only three weeks overdue now. :cry:
I looked up the cost of a competitive engine to make this a real Sprint Car :ack: , no way!

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PostPosted: March 25, 2019, 5:58 pm 
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If it's like most Sprinters, you'll need to budget some money for a rear axle, too. Totally locked! Usually a one-piece axle with a flange in the middle to mount the ring gear.

Still... could be a very cool project! :wink:

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PostPosted: March 25, 2019, 7:53 pm 
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The scary thing about this is how quickly the major issues are resolved!
The center can be made merely "Posi" instead of locked, not free but not horrible, and still a Quick Change!
The chassis/wheelbase can be lengthened to a "Champ Car", creating the room for a bell housing and transmission. :D

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Today I got an email confirming a decent size check I have been waiting on will arrive next week.
Also today, the ad has been pulled. :BH:
Tried to send an email anyway, hoping maybe he just got tired of waiting on a buyer.
CL did not forward the email and I never got a phone number for him.
I expected it to go this way, seems such deals always do. :ack:

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Timing is everything :) I can relate!


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