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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Brock49Ford, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Brock49Ford
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  2. PhatCaddy
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    The scarry thing is his boss is admitting that he paid $3,000 last summer for that thing.

    Brian
     
  3. Wesley
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    I bet Plowboy could turn it into something cool.
     
  4. Toqwik
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    That's good scrap....
     
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  5. Mazooma1
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    Geez, a little rubbing compound, some skull decals....hmmmm:rolleyes:
     
  6. Six Ball
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    Someone needs shootin' before he is a repeat offender! :(
     
  7. Big Tony
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    Oh now i get it... so that is what a rat rod is... glad i'm a traditionalist hehehe
     
  8. Bad Bob
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    #1 You forgot...."Dude"...

    "back in the 50's someone turned it into a Ratrod!". WTF? They weren't called ratrods in the 50's,they were just called a "piece of shit"!!!
     
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    Barris said he built it.
     
  11. Pir8Darryl
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    The poncho [?] wagon next to it looks pretty cool. :D
     
  12. Skirv
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    I think it has a Linciln Zephyr dash in it. I'd like to have that part.
     
  13. HHRdave
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    See what happens when you take drugs................
     
  14. henry29
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    What is that 1 spoke steering wheel from.
     
  15. Is there anything this board won't put down?

    I'll grant it's a dog-ugly cobbed mess, but section it through the middle and bring the rear fenders up almost to the door cutout and the proportions would improve a bunch. Lower the front fenders (better yet put some 33-34 fenders on) and put another grille on it. Done -
     
  16. Johnny1290
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    I kinda like it! :D Not enough to buy it tho.
     
  17. mayej
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    I found its parking space....

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  18. Mr48chev
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    That's straight out of the early 50's Popular Mechanics build your old sports car out of an old jalopy articles.

    One thing about it, It would take a hell of a lot of talent to make a decent looking car out of it.

    Maybe that should be an art challenge, render a drawing of it finished the way it should be.
     
  19. Don't need a tool box, just this! Poor car.-MIKE

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  20. chopolds
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    Shit, I'd take that car (not for that price though) and turn it into something cool. No problem! It has the beginnings of some nice lines for a sports car/speedster type custom.
    You guys have NO imagination!
     
  21. UnIOnViLLEHauNT
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    What movie was that from? Its killin me... Fast Times at Ridgemont High?
     
  22. Cajun Kenny
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    that be the one..
     
  23. alchemy
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    I like the car. Looks like it been neglected for decades, but was probably fairly nice at one time. What better use for a fordor?
     
  24. invizibletouch
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    Where's the dude that wants to go 200 mph for under 20k?
     
  25. SUHRsc
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    i'd give it a go
    not for $3000....but it'd be cool to make something out of it
    reminds me of alot of the 40's customs/coachbuilts
    i think it has potential to be something kinda cool
    not a period hot rod or custom in the normal sence though....

    buy it and ship it to Harrisburg PA :D
    Zach
     
  26. PASTDUEBILL
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    Did anyone see Street Rodder last month. That guy in Norway or Sweden made a 36 three win. out of worse than that.
     
  27. SaltCityCustoms
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    I agree, the front end looks kind of interesting but the back half needs some major reconstruction.
     
  28. zman
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    Yeah I saw that here like a year ago... :eek:
     
  29. kustombuilder
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    i see potential there... i think it needs proper doors though... for starters...
     
  30. i like it
    some choice parts and some changes and it could be cool
    i'll watch it and see
    tk
     

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