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Old 05-21-2020, 11:07 PM   #1
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Default 28 roadster frame vs 30 coupe frame

From what I've discovered through search and catalogs and what not, it appears they are at least dimensionally the same. Is that correct?
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Old 05-21-2020, 11:09 PM   #2
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The height of the pads for the radiator is slightly different.

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Old 05-21-2020, 11:20 PM   #3
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Perfect Thank you
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Old 05-21-2020, 11:24 PM   #4
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The mechanical brake linkage will be different and the hand brake will be on the left for early '28. If you are doing a restoration the fender braces and running board brackets will be different. What is the whole project?

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Old 05-21-2020, 11:47 PM   #5
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The handbrake is on the right on early right hand drive cars
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Old 05-21-2020, 11:52 PM   #6
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the front body mount bracket is back 2 1/2 inches on the 30 frame..
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Old 05-22-2020, 03:45 PM   #7
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Default Re: 28 roadster frame vs 30 coupe frame

One of our resident model A enthusiasts has very good research data that he put together for all to study. You will need adobe reader for the PDF files.
http://www.plucks329s.org/frame.htm
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