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    In my opinion, it's a matter of time before the...

    In my opinion, it's a matter of time before the LS engine becomes the dominant choice.:HMMM: As old dinosaurs like me die off and the younger folks who understand all the electronics involved replace...
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    Well, there are many reasons for putting a...

    Well, there are many reasons for putting a particular engine in any build. If you like a Ford in a Ford, Mopar in a Mopar, or GM in a GM, that's fine and it may seem logical. However, consider this:...
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    When I had my Track-T, it seemed like I couldn't...

    When I had my Track-T, it seemed like I couldn't leave the house without getting wet.:HMMM: In 2018 I got wet every time I drove it from mid-March until early October. I would leave the house when...
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    Well, you can't get frisky in that thing because...

    Well, you can't get frisky in that thing because everyone can see you:eek:. Besides, there's no back seat...:LOL::LOL:
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    After you've logged some miles you'll get used to...

    After you've logged some miles you'll get used to its quirks and driving it will be pure fun. My first rod was a 1915 C-Cab replica that I built on a T-bucket style chassis. It had a 327 with a mild...
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    Fantastic! You'll be toolin' around town in no...

    Fantastic! You'll be toolin' around town in no time, now. Let us all know how it goes at your first cruise-in whenever that happens.

    When you get some free time in front of your computer, maybe...
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    I've always kind of enjoyed the wiring part of...

    I've always kind of enjoyed the wiring part of building a car (I guess I must be a bit masochistic..?). That is, until I built my Track-T...:rolleyes:

    Working under the dash in such a tight space...
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    When I was racing stock cars we used a Ford...

    When I was racing stock cars we used a Ford solenoid so the positive cable in the front of the car was only energized when starting the car (as 40FordDeluxe said above). The reason was because in...
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    I kept a running total on my Track-t and...

    I kept a running total on my Track-t and completed it for $5539.22, painted, upholstered, carpeted, and lettered.:) I got the engine and the seat upholstery in exchange for doing work on a friend's...
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    Glad to see someone else benefitting from my...

    Glad to see someone else benefitting from my postings. They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, so thank you.:o

    No, I don't have a patent on anything. LOL:LOL: You can make those...
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    Your driveshaft shortening method is exactly the...

    Your driveshaft shortening method is exactly the same as mine. I've been doing it this way for over 40 years and never had a problem (documented in my track-T and '32 Ford threads).:D I've also built...
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    You might make your goal or at least come...

    You might make your goal or at least come close.:3dSMILE: You've got most of the big pieces. The two biggies you have left are windshield frame & stanchions and paint. If I recall, my windshield...
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    Good advice above.:rolleyes: By merely moving the...

    Good advice above.:rolleyes: By merely moving the arms to the front (by switching side for side) you have created "reverse Ackerman". That means every corner you drive around will be scuffing the...
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    My favorite part, too. I enjoy chassis and...

    My favorite part, too. I enjoy chassis and suspension fabrication.:D:D
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    Steve - Glad you posted the link over on my '32...

    Steve - Glad you posted the link over on my '32 build thread. I'll be following along, too. So far, so good! It's a long way from this point to "the light at the end of the tunnel", but well worth...
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