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Re: New front half
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2015, 04:05:48 PM »
Looks good, I am currently rebuilding the front half of my car also, and funny enough my dad and brother (brother also the driver) were here to help this weekend.  I love em, but I get more done by myself.

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Re: New front half
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2015, 08:24:44 PM »
We actually work well together!

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Re: New front half
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2015, 05:50:13 AM »
Gentlemen you are so blessed to have family involvement. My Dad and 4 brothers have noticed very little of my drag racing projects over the years (40+). George

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Re: New front half
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2015, 07:48:19 PM »
if you get along while working then congradualtoin's.Been working with my father for 32 years and its been 31 years of debating and arguing.Has gotten better as he has gotten older and realized out of 3 kids I'm only one that takes care of anyone in family with problem. Or maybe he has just figured xxxx he is going to do it his way any how,might as well not argue with him.Him being me of coarse.LOL
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Re: New front half
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2016, 06:50:59 PM »
Built the front nose cone weight bar area today


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Re: New front half
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2016, 05:26:32 PM »
My engine bay is a little different than most as my car is a little narrow with the drysump pump mounted low so this is what I ended up doing.


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Re: New front half
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2018, 10:21:30 AM »
Hello Paul:
Did you purchase the front axle or make it?
I'm looking for one that's less than 39" that's on my FED.
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Re: New front half
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2018, 03:26:09 PM »
Matt I bought it from the Chassis shopthis is the one I bought

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Re: New front half
« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2018, 06:03:46 PM »
Thanks Paul:
 I enjoy following your progress on this site and Facebook.
I'm going to be working on mine soon and will try to post pictures.
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Re: New front half
« Reply #24 on: September 16, 2018, 07:22:44 PM »
Thanks Matt appreciate it. 

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Re: New front half
« Reply #25 on: September 21, 2018, 06:13:40 PM »
Well I contacted the Chassis Shop for a front axle.
They are not in production at this time and none in the near future.
Mark Williams and S&W race cars only sell wide ones.
I really like the look of the narrow front end but am wondering who to call now.
If anybody knows who to call let me know.
My needs are pretty common. 6" drop with SPE spindles.
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Re: New front half
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2018, 06:53:03 PM »
Well I contacted the Chassis Shop for a front axle.
They are not in production at this time and none in the near future.
Mark Williams and S&W race cars only sell wide ones.
I really like the look of the narrow front end but am wondering who to call now.
If anybody knows who to call let me know.
My needs are pretty common. 6" drop with SPE spindles.
Matt Shaff

SW should be able to build a short axle for you as its what they offer in there FED chassis kit.... they built me one a few yrs ago...

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Re: New front half
« Reply #27 on: September 21, 2018, 07:39:11 PM »
Matt – one more suggestion, here’s internet links to new 4130 CM 0.120 wall, 1.50” outside dia. axles, 36” or 39” wide, 6” drop with SPE bosses, priced at $178.99. Years ago for my dragster, I selected a MW Enterprises, Inc. axle and it was top quality.  No experience with Pro-Werks front axle but I have bought from Pro-Werks before and was pleased with item.  Alan

http://www.pro-werks.com/partdetail/C42-438/

http://www.pro-werks.com/partdetail/C42-437/

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Re: New front half
« Reply #28 on: September 21, 2018, 08:42:26 PM »
Matt – one more suggestion, here’s internet links to new 4130 CM 0.120 wall, 1.50” outside dia. axles, 36” or 39” wide, 6” drop with SPE bosses, priced at $178.99. Years ago for my dragster, I selected a MW Enterprises, Inc. axle and it was top quality.  No experience with Pro-Werks front axle but I have bought from Pro-Werks before and was pleased with item.  Alan

http://www.pro-werks.com/partdetail/C42-438/

http://www.pro-werks.com/partdetail/C42-437/

Pro werks is the chassis shop the last few times I have tried to buy moly tubing from them they were out and unsure when they would have any in stock....... I would call Neil Parks I have a really wide front axle for sale with a Mark Williams torsion bar c-c of king pin boss is 45”

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Re: New front half
« Reply #29 on: September 21, 2018, 09:21:40 PM »
Bruce Dyda did mine, very nice piece and easy to deal with. Great guy.
If it jams force it, if it breaks it needed replaced anyways