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Old 12-04-2012, 07:14 AM   #1
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Just installed one of Mel and Randys F100 conversions in my 1929 four door, really makes it pleasure to drive, and Easy Job Best steering A I ever Drove
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:42 AM   #2
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What about the spark and hand throttle?
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:56 AM   #3
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Spark and hand throttle was installed just snapped on!
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:16 AM   #4
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Mel Gross does a nice job on the F100 conversions. I have one in the sedan and it works quite well.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:58 AM   #5
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Mel and Randy Gross Montebello California
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:16 PM   #6
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Any contact information for Mel and Randy's F100 Stearing conversion??? Thanks David
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:50 PM   #7
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Yes Ph 323 728 5712
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:15 PM   #8
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:37 PM   #9
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Does anyone have pictures of the columns?
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:09 AM   #10
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Here are a couple of shots of my Mel Gross F-100 boxes. He did a custom conversion for a '31 FIBERGLASS chopped sedan delivery. The other one is in my '29 CCPU using the stock column with the levers and without the pod at the bottom for lights and horn.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:08 PM   #11
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I have a friend with one of Dave Delume's F-100 steering boxes in his model A. He says it steers easy and smooth. I think he has lowered his price for his boxes recently. Contact him at 408-722- 2518--
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:51 PM   #12
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I have a friend with one of Dave Delume's F-100 steering boxes in his model A. He says it steers easy and smooth. I think he has lowered his price for his boxes recently. Contact him at 408-722- 2518--
I have one of Dave's steering boxes and love it!
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:17 PM   #13
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Not trying to stir the pot but, what is involved to covert a F100 box. I'm thinking that other then the controls in the center the length and outside collar is the only difference?. I could shorten a F100 shaft and use a '28 collar if I wasn't going to use the throttle/spark controls.......is this correct?
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:20 PM   #14
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If you buy one of the kits from Dave or Mel, it's just a bolt-in. Nothing else to do.
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:24 PM   #15
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I have 2 F100 boxes, the column in my '28 is chrome and it has been set-up for a vega box. I would like to put an old style box back on but keep the stock column and it's going to see LOTS of miles so the F100 box would be great.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:26 PM   #16
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I believe besides the length, there also has to be a "wedge" machined so box sits correctly when bolted to the frame. Tardel's website might have some info.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:31 PM   #17
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no wedge, used with my boxes
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:36 PM   #18
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I have 2 of Mels boxes , Bolt in , no problems , This Dave fellow mentioned ??? Bought a quickchange off me many years ago,, He claimed it was faulty so i replaced it free of charge , He then sold the 1st unit & never payed , I will catch up with him one day, SO BUYER BEWARE OFF HIM< Why would you bother when Mel suuplies them.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:16 PM   #19
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So WHO is this MISS Victoria ??How does one find them If they don,t list their name or where they are in their profile ?? Looks Fishey to me,
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:31 AM   #20
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I think A post or two above lists Dave's phone number. Call him, he does quality work. I have one od his steering boxes and a battery box with master cylinder attached. Everything works great.
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