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Speedway 1932 Lo-Boy Roadster Kit Car Frame Assembly

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Includes frame rails, k member, front cross member, spring and shock mounts, and panhard bar mount.
Speedway 1932 Lo-Boy Roadster Kit Car Frame Assembly

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • Item 97693250 is made to order. We will ship it from our warehouse when it is produced.

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What's in the Box

If you have ever wanted a 1932 Roadster but don't like the cramped cockpit, Speedway has the answer!  We started with a clean slate and no expense was spared in the development of this classic street rod. By stretching the frame and adding 2" to the length of the doors, you are able to get in and out of the car much easier. Also by moving the seating position back 2", you have much more leg room and a smoother ride than an original 1932 Ford. 

The custom 106" wheelbase chassis is a unique tubular design that channels the body over the frame rails and includes the front and rear crossmembers, center K-member, and rear Panhard bar frame mount (installed). Also installed on this frame are the headlight mounts, front upper shock mounts, front radius rod mounts, and front spring mounts.

This frame is made to order. Please call for an estimate on lead time.

  • Square tube steel frame rails
  • Front & rear tubular steel kick-ups
  • Tubular steel center K member
  • Welded, mounted suspension brackets include:
    • front crossmember
    • front spring perch
    • shock/headlight mounting tubes
    • front radius rod mounting brackets
    • center K member
    • rear spring mounting pads
    • rear shock mounting tabs
    • rear Panhard bar mount
    • fuel tank support tube (not installed)
    • under engine crossmember (not installed)
    • 4" drop transmission crossmember (not installed)

Application

The Lo-Boy frame is designed to accept a spring-behind front tube axle with hairpin radius rods, a multi-leaf spring and tube shocks. Vega cross steering and Early Chevy spindles are also recommended for this kit. Chassis will accept most common solid rear axles, which are mounted using quarter elliptic leaf springs, lower torque arms, Panhard bar, and tube shocks. For maxium performance, use our hi-tech composite mono-leaf quarter elliptic springs.

The chassis is specifically designed to accept a Small Block Chevy engine and Turbo 350 transmission, but can be easily modified to accept a varitey of powertrains. In fact, we offer 4 different radiators for this kit:

  • S/B Chevy, Brass 
  • S/B Chevy, Aluminum H.D. 3 core
  • S/B Ford, Brass
  • Flathead Ford V-8, Brass

Specs

For more detailed build information, please refer to Lo-Boy Assembly Manual 973-86127. This detailed assembly manual will aid both novice street rodders as well as the expert car builder. Supplemental illustrations provided in this manual will make assembly of the Lo-Boy kit much easier. Cost of the manual is completely refundable upon purchase of the Lo-Boy kit.

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8 questions : 8 answers

1 answers

What would I need with the exception of motor and transmission to complete the kit if I purchased the 976-93200 and 976-93250? What would I need with the exception of motor and transmission to complete the kit if I purchased the 976-93200 and 976-93250? I am looking for a nice hot rod to build and was wondering what all it takes in addition to the body and frame kit? I see you provide a lot of parts. I just need to create a budget to facilitate the purchase. Thanks

Wolfgang2
Marietta, Ga. 30062
November 19, 2014

What would I need with the exception of motor and transmission to complete the kit if I purchased the 976-93200 and 976-93250? What would I need with the exception of motor and transmission to complete the kit if I purchased the 976-93200 and 976-93250? I am looking for a nice hot rod to build and was wondering what all it takes in addition to the body and frame kit? I see you provide a lot of parts. I just need to create a budget to facilitate the purchase. Thanks

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November 21, 2014
Tech
This Speedway Lo Boy kit is just the body, and the bare frame. You would need a front suspension, rear suspension, front and rear brakes, steering column, gauges, interior, fuel tank. brake and fuel lines, a wiring harness and many other small odds and ends. We do offer a very nice build manual for this kit, and the manual is fully refundable upon purchase of the kit.
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Body and rolling chassis option?? When will there be a body rolling chassis package available?? Or I need all the part#s and part kits to order to make one? A complete body and chassis set up for a SBC drivetrain.??? Thank you!

JayO
November 04, 2014

Body and rolling chassis option?? When will there be a body rolling chassis package available?? Or I need all the part#s and part kits to order to make one? A complete body and chassis set up for a SBC drivetrain.??? Thank you!

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November 05, 2014
EricM
We apologize but because of the many options from which to choose our Loboy Roadster kit is not offered as a complete roller with the body. This allows the customer and builder to make a personal statement when the chassis is mocked up. Wheel and tire size per individual taste and then of course the final touches such as the headers and final detailing. For a rolling car without drive train you may want to look at our signature series 32 which is complete from nose to deck with the only thing left to install the engine, transmission, and drive shaft, and away you go. Part number is 932001 and in stock. Allow 1-2 weeks for detailing and shipping preparation.
1 answers

what kind of rear end goes with this frame, i am looking for a complete rear end package in your catalog which one do choose with all the gears and brakes included

bobs77vet
October 23, 2014

what kind of rear end goes with this frame, i am looking for a complete rear end package in your catalog which one do choose with all the gears and brakes included

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October 24, 2014
EricM
With all the different options there are a variety of choices left up to the customers preference. One example would be as follows with a 9" Ford rear end: 91045100 rear end with axles 91048345 third member 9192300 gasket 91031921 bolt on brake kit with E-brake
1 answers

Is there an IFS option for this frame?

Carerra
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 26, 2014

Is there an IFS option for this frame?

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May 27, 2014
EricM
Sorry I do not have an IFS option for the 32 Lo-Boy.
1 answers

what comes with the roadster frame assembly

bubba
illionois
August 19, 2012

what comes with the roadster frame assembly

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August 20, 2012
John
The frame assembly includes the following and does not include the suspension packages front or rear. * Square tube steel frame rails * Front & rear tubular steel kick-ups * Tubular steel center K member * Welded, mounted suspension brackets include: o front crossmember o front spring perch o shock/headlight mounting tubes o front radius rod mounting brackets o center K member o rear spring mounting pads o rear shock mounting tabs o rear Panhard bar mount o fuel tank support tube (not installed) o under engine crossmember (not installed) o 4" drop transmission crossmember (not installed)
1 answers

what kind of breaks does the car have,can the car fit two,can I put in a floor shifter,also a 350 chevy and pipes that can run under the car

Andrew
Queens,New York
September 23, 2011

what kind of breaks does the car have,can the car fit two,can I put in a floor shifter,also a 350 chevy and pipes that can run under the car

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September 26, 2011
John
This is a two passenger vehicle and normally is equipped with a floor shift and automatic transmission. A 350 Chevy engine works fine and the exhaust can be run many ways depending on personal preference. We currently do NOT offer a full exhaust to run inside the frame and this would be up to your local exhaust shop for fabrication. The one in the photo on our website uses a Lakes Style Header that is routed under the body and out the back. Other options are available depending on the ability of your exhaust shop. If you add part #97431932, this is a Speeday brake kit.
1 answers

Heidts Can this be built to accept Heidts front and rear suspension?

ScottMH
October 05, 2012

Heidts Can this be built to accept Heidts front and rear suspension?

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October 08, 2012
Jason
The 1932 Loboy frame is unique for that specific application and offers a tubular design frame with specific drops to obtain the ride height. The chassis is NOT offered in a custom build scenario and use of the Heidts front and rear end would be solely up to the builder for the necessary modifications.
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Hi, I am wanting to put a Volkswagen Shell on top of this Frame....Will it fit? I do not see any dimensions and I want to make sure I order the right Chasis. Thanks.

Amy Snyder
Pass Christian, MS
May 11, 2015

Hi, I am wanting to put a Volkswagen Shell on top of this Frame....Will it fit? I do not see any dimensions and I want to make sure I order the right Chasis. Thanks.

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May 11, 2015
Ken
Expert
This chassis is not suitable for your combination. The width, driver, and engine positions are all wrong for your sort of car. We offer a tube axle front suspension conversion for a VW chassis that you might consider (see our part numbers 91034489, 91339055 and 8351401501). For a front engine/water cooled conversion for a VW I have only ever seen home made examples. Many years ago there was a company called Kelmark that made kit cars with V8/rear engine combinations using Olds Toronado transaxles. Their basic chassis layout mimicked the VW floor pan/body configuration and might suit your needs. If you wish to pursue our Socal Kit or have questions about other Speedway parts please feel free to contact us again.
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