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Semi-Elliptical Straight Axle Kit for Ford Spindle

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Semi-Elliptical Straight Axle Kit for Ford Spindle
Semi-Elliptical Straight Axle Kit for Ford Spindle

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Semi-Elliptical Straight Axle Kit for Ford Spindle

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If you are looking for that "up in the front" gasser look or just need a straight axle, we've got your deal! We can supply you a complete semi-elliptical straight axle front end kit with springs and hardware. For 1937-41 Ford style spindles.

Gasser Build Info (PDF)

Plain steel, universal application, professionally engineered. The spring pads are adjustable on the axle for different frame widths (welding required). Choose axle length from kingpin to kingpin, or order a custom length.

Kit includes:

  • tube axle w/ welded ends (0.250" wall tubing)
  • two axle pads and U-bolts
  • two 1-3/4" spring shackles w/ nylon bushings
  • two frame mounting brackets
  • two 32" six-leaf springs
  • all hardware
916-3903 Instructions (PDF)

Notes

Tie Rod Length Needed (using flat plate steering arms):

  • 44" Axle - 43" eye-to-eye link
  • 46" Axle - 45" eye-to-eye link
  • 48" Axle - 47" eye-to-eye link
  • 50" Axle - 49" eye-to-eye link

Specs

  • Spring Arch:  4-3/4"
  • Total Leaves:  6 (each 1/4" thick)
  • Spring Rate:  400 lbs/inch
  • Axle Tube:  2.00" O.D.

Item Details

For custom width axle, specify length in comments section of shopping cart at checkout.

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Speedway's exclusive steering & brake kits for 1937-48 Ford spindles save you time and money by combining all necessary parts into one part number. Each kit includes premuim Wilwood brake components, spindles, flat steering arms, tie rod assembly and hardware. Hubs are drilled for both 4-1/2" and 4-3/4" bolt patterns. Must be used with a 15" or larger wheel. For use on cars up to 2800 pounds with rear discs or on cars up to 2400 pounds with rear drums. Kits can be used with either manual or power boost master cylinders.

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  • 4-piston Forged Billet Dynalite Calipers
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Speedway's exclusive steering & brake kits save you time and money by combining all necessary parts into one part number. Each kit includes brake kit, rubber brake lines, spindles, dust caps, spindle nuts, AN3 caliper fittings, kingpins, flat plate steering arms, tie rod assembly and hardware.  

  • For 46" kingpin-to-kingpin axles. 
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    • 5/8" standard heim joint rod ends
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Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

Speedway 1928-1948 Ford Forged Spindles Only
                        

These Speedway spindles are a one piece, drop forged design constructed of high strength 4140 steel, which makes them superior to original components. These spindles are modeled after the '37-'41 round-back design and use '37-'41 Ford kingpins. They  fit Ford axles from '28-'48 and can be used with period correct drum brakes or modern Speedway Motors disc brakes, but will not work with hubs from '28-'36.

  • Uses 1937-1941 kingpin kit
  • For Ford axles 1928-1948
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Be sure to include our kingpin kit (91032121) with these spindles.

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Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

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Gasser Build Info (PDF)

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