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  1. Cody Walls
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    Well here it goes , this is my personal car i have been building for the past 3 years , it kinda had to work on it since i have been building hot rods and custom cars for everyone else over the last 6 years. I wanted to build a driver / familey car and something that shows off some of my metal work skills , the motor is a 1985 chevy 292 , with a 62 chevy truck bell housing and a 86 t5 trans, the carbs are su 's and so far the body has been channeled 2 inches , everything in the engine comp smoothed out and filled , a lot of had made parts here , the hood tilted forward i like to be different and this deffently shows it i usually dont say much on here because im just a quiet guy but after workin on it the past weekend and how its turning out i fugared its time for everyone else to see it .

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    more of the engine comp
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  3. The Hank
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    That will be a nice car when ya lower it a bit 8)
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    Nice work my friend!
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    the oil pan is holding it up from going aney lower , just havet yanked out the motor yet to trim it up
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    looking good soo far. i even like the foward opening hood
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    a tad low for a daily driver I would be afraid of blowing a line or losing air... the hood and engine compartment look really bitchin...good work!
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    Excellent build so far. I like the use of the 292, you'll like the torque and it will pull that wagon right around. Keep posting your progress.

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    Sweet, I like
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    Lookin great.Will be a killer family ride!!!
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    rad!!! i was expecting a 350-what a pleasant surprise!!!
  12. Lookin good! 59' Wagon's rule!
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    I have a soft part in me for "59's. Looks great.
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    WAGONS RULE! For my next car I really want a 59 wagon...
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    Hard to see in the pics, but is the hood ribbed like the roof?
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    Love all the details! The motor mounts look great... I like the 292 also!
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    You will be forwarded a bill for the repair of my computer.

    Drool removal............................:D
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    Very nice, looking forward to more pictures of progress from you! Someday I need to do that to my wagon, she's a bit rusty.
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    that hood's very cool, not sure the wagon's low enough tho:p
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    That... is pretty bitchin.
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    man that hood is tits !!!! love it, gives me many ideas, very cool
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    What size are those tires? Looks amazing dude!
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    I don't know what this is...... but it's cooler than snot!!! :D

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    Sick Project Man! Love those Long roofs! Beautiful work! Love the Hood! Awesome!
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    Very COOL. That hood is a amazing. Love it.
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    chaddilac<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_5056538", true); </SCRIPT>
    that is one of the motor mounts
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    ramaro<SCRIPT type=text/javascript> vbmenu_register("postmenu_5056489", true); </SCRIPT>
    there g 78s 3 1/4 white wall
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    Awesome hood fab ! Wow...
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    Wow that's cool nice work....

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