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HAMB Exclusive: 8mm Hot Rod Footage (1964)

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jive-Bomber, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Jive-Bomber
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  2. big creep
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    that was sweet! i love the shot around town, the good old days!
     
  3. CAL
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    That was great! Thanks.
     
  4. Tbomb428
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    That's as close to a time machine as we get. Thanks for posting.

    I'm thinking it's 1963 though, as that's the newest cars I see in all of the racing footage, and all of the "new" Chevy's at the dealership are '63s.

    Cool!!
     
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  5. glenn33
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    Loved the Model T Touring rounding the corner at 4:22....


     
  6. gr8ness13
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    Very cool....
     
  7. JeffreyJames
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    That's pretty awesome! My favorite part is the Corvettes battling it out....then stomping the T-Bird!
     
  8. Slim Pickens
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    Bad Ass. Was life simpler back in the earlier 60s? I don’t know, People had to work, stay healthy, teach your children. Same as today. I was a kid then. Only thing, I wish my kids could have grown up then. Just drop me off in that Chevy dealer. Priceless. Slim
     
  9. mramsey
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    The town resembles Colusa, California, about an hour north of Sacramento, but it could also easily be one of many small towns in the Sacramento or Central Valleys.
     
  10. 57dodge
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    Some Good Background Music to this Would Be Green Onions By Booker T.
     
  11. Finn Jensen
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    But a 64 Ford wagon also makes an appearance.
     
  12. sirleadfoot
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    very cool post. man what a neat video. thanks for sharing
     
  13. fifTsix
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    what he said ^^^^^
     
  14. croxxedmember
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    could anyone explain what is on the film for those of us that can't see?
     
  15. KIRK!
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    Yowza! He needs to get that up on one of the stock photo sites and make some money. I'd love to see bits of that on the next History Channel car-related special.
     
  16. Brewton
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    Wow - that's some cool footage. Looks like small town USA.... I love it!
     
  17. Joshua Shaw
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    The "Chevy Dealership" is also a OK USED CAR LOT. (sold used Chevy's) Blue and yellow sign with a circle at the top. Rare signs. Thats why there is all those early model Chevy's sitting on the lot too. Might be HIS lot, or where he worked.
    VERY neat film! We push fuel cars today at around 30 MPH, I think them boys were rollin a bit better than that!! :D

    Thanks a ton for sharing!

    J Shaw
     

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  18. Labold
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    Thanks for posting, that's an awesome video.

    ...gonna have to watch that again right quick.
     
  19. flamingokid
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    Thank you for posting that up.I'll watch it a couple more dozen times.....
     
  20. Tbomb428
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    I'll watch it again to see if you're right. However, all of the "new" cars at the lot are 1963's. Also, new model year cars come out before the actual calendar year. So, I'm still thinking it's 1963 even if there was 1 1964 car in it.
     
  21. Kustm52
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    That's two different drag strips, isn't it?
     
  22. NICKEYCHEVY60
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    What he said.Cool mild custom '56 Chev in the used cars too.
     
  23. bob the brickie
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    Thanks for the memories. Loved FED being push started. Keys to the car yard today.What a Lotto win!
     
  24. 39cent
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    thems the days our old hot rods turned into street rods as the muscle cars took over.
     
  25. shmoozo
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    The image was a little too fuzzy for me to tell for sure, but it looked like some of the road signs that would have indicated route numbers at the intersection might have had an outlined shape that would be like the shape of the state where it was located. The other signs seemed to indicate a US route.

    It was difficult to tell, but could it have been a Missouri route sign? Can anybody else catch it?

    Oh, and isn't it interesting to watch racing videos where all of the cars have steel wheels and some of them have wide white walls on all 4 wheels?

    :cool:
     
  26. BStoltz
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    great video, loved the shots from around the town what a time machine!!!
     
  27. hotrd32
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    Jeez....that was like watching my memories flow out on You Tube.......Damn!
     
  28. Engine-Ear
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    Friendly, drunken advice to anyone reading this who is into FILM and is UNtrained (like ME): watch the footage and SLOW the eff down with the camera next time you record!

    Sweeping by so quickly at the cell-rate of FILM makes for a much less enjoyable presentation.

    See you May 8th at Union Grove for the Chrome Czars drag day! Bring your movie cams!!
     
  29. 31fordV860
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    Wow....Somebody out there create a "JalopyTube" ....there has got to be more 8mm's out there like this....

    I sat mezmerized watching It .....

    It looked like a bubble top impala pushing a dragster in a few of the frames...not sure??
     
  30. Rudy J
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    Very cool footage - thanks for posting!
     

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