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Old December 1st, 2013, 07:27 PM   #16
markh
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Default Re: 1930 Roadster Volkster

It was a long Thanksgiving weekend and worked on the car a little each day...ok, maybe more than a little?

built a new shock tower for the rear.



Welded up:



Installed:



shocks installed in tower:




Anyway the new wheel tire combo. Spider caps!

Went to a half dozen tire shops and found the combo I wanted. Spent two hours sorting through a mountain of steel rims to find these 15X6. Those are 225/75/15 for the rear...just shy of 28" tall. The fronts are 195/75/15. Almost an inch taller than the 165R15 tires that were on the car.





Adjuster, 2-1/2" dropped spindles with disc brakes, lowered ball joints (being pressed tomorrow), camber adjusters, lowered shocks and all new ends.

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