Hotrods and original classic Fords from
Ford roadster. (Converting a dated streetrod into a classic hotrod)
Rod Shop was asked to turn a dated streetrod with IFS into something
more special. We replaced the entire front end with a period I-Beam
front axle and drum brakes. The wide radial tires were replaced with
narrow crossply Firestones on 1940 Ford rims. The steering rack was
replaced with a Vega steering box. The ugly square front indicators were
thrown out and round chrome Harley Davidson units were fitted.
the conversion the car drove and handled much better. It was easier to
operate and more agile. It also changed the whole look of the car. It
now looks like a late 50s hotrod.
is what we started off with - a rather ugly and dated streetrod with IFS.
Rod Shop ripped out the badly installed and worn out IFS and fitted a
Model-A front crossmember.
dropped I-Beam front axle, 1937 front spindles, 1946 front hubs and
brakes with Lincoln drums were fitted together with a new Vega steering
box. Hairpins and tubular shocks finished off the conversion. The car
looked better without the dummy moon tank but it was put back on at the
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 16:00 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed's Rod Shop