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Are you planning to use the Model T suspension?

The Model T did not have front brakes from the factory. I would be concerned with driving freeway speeds without front brakes.

If you want to run a factory-ish chassis I would recommend stepping to Model A or later. The street rod and aftermarket support for them is much more refined. You can get hydraulic and disc brake bolt in upgrades for brakes and other such niceties.

Also as an "in the bones" type concern. Model T bodies are basically Sheet metal tacked to a wood structure. The wood structure is a time consuming restoration process. The Ford built Model A bodies is the transition to a metal structure with wood upholstery tack strips. Some of the model A bodies were outsourced to Briggs or Murry. These outsourced bodies were of the sheet metal over wood structure design like the T.

LOL I know too much detailed crap about the cars my grandfather drove.........
 

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One recommendation: I've seen a couple of folks starting 50's era pickups.

Good aftermarket support, Lighter than most, have minimalist features like roll up windows and a good amount of space and carry capacity for batteries.

Expanding a bit, I have not done the research but the concept intrigues me. I would definitaley take a look at anything say 28 to 59, FYI, Chevy didnt cut back on the wood content until the early 30's. First half of 30's era cars and trucks tend to have small doors so if you are of larger stature you may want to check around 37 and later.

My concern with the Falcon is: Will there be enough space and weigh carry capacity if you go Lead batteries? Also I am not sure of your knowledge level for repair and modification of Uni-bodies
 
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