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Hot Rods 192something Willys

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Faded Love Garage, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Faded Love Garage
    Joined: Mar 30, 2003
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    Just wanted to share a little project I've been messing with on and off. Use it to pick up parts or run around town right now. Traded an old 4 door wagon for it about a year ago and have been changing things up here or there. Plans are to enjoy having a running hot rod for a bit longer and pull it apart and do everything right. Including a pic of how I got it. Early twenties willys body title says 26 but im not sure. Model a chassis. 8ba flathead. I've changed quite a bit up. Moved the body forward as far as I could without doing major work. New radiator and grille shell. New headlights relocated further forward. Seat redone. Still have a ways to go but such a fun car to drive.
     

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  2. bct
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
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    cool car. I like the exhaust up and around the trailing arms
     
  3. cgwarrant
    Joined: Nov 14, 2006
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    That thing is sweet... still looking for ideas for my '21 tub. Probably go with something like my profile pic- cant bring myself to cut it in half.
     
  4. Looks like you have made a bunch of improvements since you started. HRP

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  5. THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER
    Joined: Jun 6, 2007
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    Cool ride. I prefer the original headlite buckets better though. Less mainstream/traditional - more unique.
     
  6. Raiman1959
    Joined: May 2, 2014
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    Raiman1959

    I like your car a lot!...I have a 1914 Oldsmobile roadster body on a T-bucket frame as my daily driver....your tub looks similar to mine, but I think my cowl area is rounded a little more, and firewall a bit lower...but, all in all, it looks very similar otherwise....however, I had channeled my body over the frame to give it a lower stance...and had to 'narrow' the body 6'' inches to fit everything...I love the 2 doors, since my wife is short and can't 'jump' over the body without giving me the ''dreadful glare'':rolleyes:....I really like your car, and it's always nice to see I'm not the only one who has gone a little different route with a T-bucket....Cool car man!!!
     
  7. Faded Love Garage
    Joined: Mar 30, 2003
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    Thanks fellas. Still have some more plans. Just doing stuff and enjoying it right now. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1423342252.373329.jpg
     
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  8. Great looking modified, I bet its fun. JW
     

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