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All New Bubble Top Show Rod!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by FRITZ, Jun 2, 2010.

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  1. FRITZ
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    Thats right kids, I teamed up with super famous illustrator Jimmy Smith.
    I am building one of his fantastic drawings that caught my eye.
    Its a radical show rod with a VW drive line, super bell axle out front, a '50 Merc steering box, and a bunch of other cast off junkyard parts. Its being built in the timeless Ed Roth tradition of plaster spit wads & hand rolled fiberglass!
    We'll keep you posted as the plaster hardens! now get back out to the garage and build something!
    FRITZ

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  2. abe lugo
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    Cool Fritz! I remember when the Roswell Rod went through the first pass in metal!!
    Have fun cleaning the nooks and cranies! AND keep updating!!
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    Very cool !
  4. SlowandLow63
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    Fritz - You rule.
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  5. likesoldstuff
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    Man I love those...'cept it needs to have an early Hemi (if it will fit).

    Check My Album
    "El Cheapo Hemi Roadster"
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    awsome!!!! bubble tops rule
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    I loved Ed Roth's T-shirts and creations when I was a younger, looks like you guys got this one dialed in. Im definately watching this thread.:D
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    more pics, bubble tops rule
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    You trouble maker. Fritz. Killer. Slim
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    This is going to be to cool.
  12. Thirdyfivepickup
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    WOW! that is wicked!
  13. Royalshifter
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    OMG that is going to be fucking sweet!!!!
  14. cant wait to watch this come together. great stuff!
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    You sir are a Ruler.
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    ...bunch of other cast off junkyard parts.... Ha ha! This is going to be fun, watching this car take shape. Yes, take shape.
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    Wow, very cool! The concept drawing looks awesome, can't wait to see this come together. You must get a quantity discount getting the bubble top made by now:p

    I am a closet air-cooled fan too, excited to see updates

    Dan
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    sweet! I saw a couple of your others at salina and Starbird Tulsa! Nice job!!!
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    sick sick sick sick sick..........love it. It's already way rad, cant wait to see the progress reports.
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    Very cool! Try not to make a mess.
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    Effin cool.....looking forward to seeing it come together
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    oh yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Super Sweet!!!

    Subscribed!!!
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    Big mess! man!
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    Very cool! I think this is really going to be a cool rod.
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    Fritz,
    I've always admired your work since I first saw your stuff in the horse. I'm glad nobody told you that it can't be done. Not only more pictures how about bigger ones.
    Thanks Rich
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    You can never have too many bubble tops. Can't wait to see this one up and rolling.

    Frank
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    nice, jimmy's drawings are always so cool,making one come to life is what is all about ,fritz can't wait to see updates.my son is still wanting to get a vdub to do that front engine drawing jimmy had in rod & custom a while back.
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    fritz-ruler.
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