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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by curbspeed, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. curbspeed
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    Finally got my 29 Rpu on duece rails running and it made it's debut appearance at the HOTROD-A-RAMA. Had to bring it in on a ramp truck but with the help of Marty Lackner of NW Speed Equipment we got it going and I was able to drive it around.Had one really embarrassing moment when I gunned it in front of the beer garden and a freeze plug in the head shot out and I soaked the crowd. Thankfully the coolant was not hot yet. I got 13 miles on it and a whole punchlist of things to address. Was hoping to drive it to B-Ville but that will have to be next year. I will be heading down with a couple of other guys anyways. Here are a few pics.
     
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    1st pic
     

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    2nd pic. Hallock windshield, 324 Olds 37 Cad la-Salle trans, 65 Ford 8 inch out of a Mustang
     

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    3rd pic Bed is all handmade (just about everythung is)
     
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    3rd pic Bed is all handmade (just about everything is) 18.7 gallon tank Taillights are 40 chevy front marker lights(kinda)
     

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    4th pic Seat frames are from a 58 Bugeye Sprite with custom pads. That is a grab bar to help you get in and out in the center of seats.
     

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  7. Stovebolt
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    Great to see it "finished".

    I've been watching all your build up threads and seen pics of it @ hotrodarama, and just love your work.

    I had a roadster p/up, and used to look @ yours for inspiration.

    Good one [​IMG]

    Cheers
     

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    5th pic 41 Willys dash with gauges behind left glove box. Gauge pod is just some wierd piece I found at a swap. Steering wheel has a a quick disconnect and is off a some boat.
     

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  9. **DONOTDELETE**
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    that thing is downright neat. you should be very proud of that car. very cool.
     
  10. fab32
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    That's one nice RPU. Bet your glad to finally get it out and running.

    Frank
     
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    6th pic
     

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  12. crewcutkid
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    Great. Frickin As! Very nice rods.
    -Crew
     
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    7th pic
     

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  14. slazzen
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    Dale I love that truck sorry i couldnt make it this year steve called and rubbed it in how great it was
     
  15. Paul
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    what's the story on the horn button?
     

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  16. curbspeed
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    Thanks for the response. I still have some paint touch up and a drivers door to repair.I had a lot of help to get it to the show. I'll hook up with you soon enough Johnny, maybe at BP. Three and a half years of hard work and more money than I figured but it's gettin' close. Will hit the punchlist after B-Ville. Dale
     
  17. roadstar
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    That Kicks MAJOR ass!
     
  18. curbspeed
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    Paul, That is an old gambling coin that my dad found out at the Starlight Swap. It fit like it was meant to be. I just JB'ed that sucker on there. Sorry I didn't catch up with you at the show. We should get together in a couple of weeks and I will come and see your stuff.
     
  19. zonkola
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    Lots of cool details on that RPU. Nice work!
     
  20. willowbilly3
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    Is it a stick or hydro? I really wanted to run a 324 in mine but had only had them with hyros and I wanted a stick until I seen what a bizarre set up Olds used. Well a flatty came along meantime so maybe the next rod will be an Olds. By the way, nice job, I hope mine turns out half that good.
     
  21. delaware george
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    that's really nice,i like how the look is real simplistic even though there are some very complex details....looks very thought out.
     
  22. LeadSledMerc
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    BEAUTIFUL JOB all the way through.
    It looks like now it's time to enjoy all the hard work you put in. Congrats!
     
  23. Petejoe
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    Beautiful work. Very creative! Great stance too!
     
  24. MrGasser
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    Well, that's only the SECOND pair of Gotha Olds valve covers I've ever seen!
     
  25. Very Nice!!!!
    Clark
     
  26. Macronan
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    Great Work! Very subtle.
     
  27. Kevin Lee
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    How did you run the exhaust through the frame like that? Does it float inside the tube? Does it rattle? Nice truck.
     
  28. the-rodster
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    Super details on that truck!!
     
  29. Rocket88
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    Man it sure has come along way from the last time I saw it!
    It looks great Dale, the stance is killer.
    I'm glad my parts went to a worthy cause. [​IMG]
     
  30. curbspeed
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    Will respond to everyone after B-Ville. See ya!!!!!
     

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