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Raising a family now instead of a car collection.
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Glad to hear you are Ok Bob. Awesome pics....
That comes from parents and their mindset that you should go to college and not get your hands dirty. We also live in a pseudo-sterile world now...
That was my first thought too, but I wanted a second opinion! :D
Hi all, can anybody identify this hood? A buddy was given it, but nobody seems to have a clue what it originally came off of. Take a peek:
I saw that too, might work well for some cars, but $650.00 (chromed) is a lot of coin for a couplea door handles. Here is the info:
I don't know how I missed this one, but the chop looks excellent. It's also nice to see the pics of the follow-thru on to the stainless and glass....
That's pretty creative I have to say!
FWIW, I have the same tire setup with an FMX 3 speed auto trans, but 2:75 rear gears. You'd think gears that tall would be good for mileage...I...
Looks amazing Ether!
I'm in the process of doing it (for several years now.) It's a lot of work. I wouldn't call it a living hell, but I wouldn't recommend it.
Like on Mid 70's -80's GMC/Chevy Pickups?
Awesome, awesome, awesome....! LOVE the color.
Here is my perspective. I was watching one of the various 'Hot Rod' related shows that come on every Saturday. My wife made a comment to me while...
I seem to recall seeing some in Tex Smith's Chopping book:...
Top 5 from my first build, hmmm. Well...
1) You do know more than your parents think you do about 'old cars'.
2) Clean up your mess so Mom can...
The 14 inch versions, painted, with trim rings were used up until '79 on Monarch's, Granada's, Cougars, and LTD II's.
Stumbled on this on the web today:
Rikster's site is probably a good place to start.
The made a repair kit for that, it's made by Mercury and it's virtually a bolt on. :D
Awesome Ether, can't wait to see it in color!!!!!
Finally, Dad! :D
You got it, LOL.... :)
Read thru this:
And be careful!
It can only be original once.
You might try Craigslist too. People always seem to have steel wheels around their yards they want to be rid of.
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