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Two axles under a 34 Ford fifth wheel

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Two axles under a 34 Ford fifth wheel

Bingo001 Bingo001
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 09/09
Posted: 09/18/09
06:05 PM

I hang out in the machine shop that produces Zips Water Pumps. We have a lot of extra odds and ends laying around that could be used to build a rather unique truck. Where as I do not have a rod of my own yet, Zip has offered to help me build one out of spare parts.
  We just saw a 34 fifth wheel that caught my attention. It was featured in the 1956 January edition of Rod & Custom. They had two drive axles built from a model A.
   Would it be possible for me to down load that article or does anyone else know of a new narrow double rear end I could use. Honestly though, I'm not looking to pull a lot of weight and may go with a narrow 9 in. and a dummy rear axle behind it on a buggy spring.
   All input is appreciated!  

Thespecialist Thespecialist
New User | Posts: 20 | Joined: 06/09
Posted: 09/20/09
09:10 AM

Actually i'm putting 2 drive axles in my 47 snubnose,but I am running wider axles than you are going to use but the concept is the same.There is a company making the transfer case for driving the rear axle. If you search the internet for 4x4 or 6x drive conversion, you will come across it. If you look through the site for SEMA show in Las Vegas for the last 2 years you will see the chevy duellie with that set up. There was even an article over that time in the TRUCKIN' magazine.  

jalopy45 jalopy45
User | Posts: 198 | Joined: 04/07
Posted: 10/10/09
04:03 PM

It's a zippy day, take a look at Darrell Zipps' '34 truck. You can probably cantact him at . He did it using a tag (undriven) axle along with the driven axle..