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Projects 1959 El Camino - What have I gotten myself into?!?!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Harrison, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. verde742
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
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    this caught my eye,, read it backwards as usual, found no pictures of interest, then realizes its 5 years old!!!! where the heck are the "start" pictures?
    darn I just hate that!!!
     
  2. t haskins
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    Verde742 if u google it there are pics of it when jim pulled it out at the auction but he had put a frame and drop spindles on it when i got it but ill show u what it looked like when i got it
     
  3. t haskins
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    t haskins

    More pics
     

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  4. t haskins
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    t haskins

    More pics
     

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  5. t haskins
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    t haskins

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  6. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Well ladies and gentleman i purchased a 59 wagon last week for some needed parts most of which it had multiple of has perfect gate nice pass fender title nomad window trim extra trim lots and lots of parts if anyone needs anything or wants the whole car
     
  7. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Well wagon gone after parts robbing and git a set of coilovers for frony ordered lines booster master rear brake rebuild parts shocks drums at my cousins waiting to be turned
     
  8. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Pics
     

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    More pics
     

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    tb33anda3rd and Bowtie Coupe like this.
  10. t haskins
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    Motor in
     

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  11. That is looking good so far man! Any updates?
     
  12. t haskins
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    I havnt did alot to it working to many hours at work but ill get it done
     
  13. Looking good man! When it's done, let me know. I may want it back!!!
     
  14. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Sorry harrison this one will have to be a last resort sale its for me
     
  15. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Well i have took a few minutes here and there and got the shifter in amd cut the front driveshaft today and geting ready to cut the rear im using a chevy 4wd rear about 2 1/2 diameter so i can get the slip joint to keep from breaking center bearings the tank i got from the wagon is full of pinholes so im gonna try to use a chevy2 tank just have to move it back to get filler to hook up which thats not a concern then ill do fender and cut them in and put them on
     
  16. t haskins
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    Rear driveshaft
     
  17. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Well i tried to attach pictures but wont attach says i dont have permission to idk y
     
  18. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Inner fenders in
     

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  19. t haskins
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    Back driveshaft
     

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  20. Looking good man! Work clean. I'm gonna buy it back when you're done.

    JH
     
  21. t haskins
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    Jim do you happen to still have pictures of it when u gotnit from the auction and did what you did to it i cant even see the ones on here but would like to see them
     
  22. I have a bunch in a Facebook album.
     
  23. t haskins
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    I tried to send u a request on fb remember ill try again i started a different one so maybe it will take this one
     
  24. t haskins
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    t haskins

    You dont have the friend request icon on ur profile but i sent you a msg might have to log in on the net to see it instead of a app
     
  25. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Well i figueed i would let everyone know i drove the elc yesterday did okay shifter is junk but other than that it did good
     
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  26. chevy57dude
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    Great news to hear! Glad for ya that it's moving forward.
     
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  27. t haskins
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    t haskins

    Thanks chevydude unfortunately im gonna have to bag it in order to drive it and keep it that low so more money
     
  28. t haskins
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    t haskins

    I got a 205 70 under the front on a 15 7 rally and im gonna raise it up about 1 1/2 to 2 inchesfor clearance but not much progress lately
     
  29. jollygreen8489
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    jollygreen8489
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    I haven't made any updates on here changed phones so just downloaded the app I have bagged the car blasted it started patch panels ordered the glass and rubber parts and work on it as time allows

    Sent from my SM-S920L using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
  30. jollygreen8489
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