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Hot Rods 32 Coupe...Puttin the Pieces together..

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by nanos1932, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Alright guys, thought i would share a few pics of my coupe as it comes together after paint.

    Might get a vid of the virst start up over xmas too.

    b.t.w. Take it easy on me, its my first build.
     
  2. dsiddons
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    Looks great! At this pace you should have it on the road by early next year..
     
  3. Pics didn't work sorry, try this one.
     

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  4. bubba67
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    It's lookin' great !
     
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  5. fab32
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    The pictures are coming through almost pink. Is this the true shade or is the internet playing tricks on us?

    Frank
     
  6. It's not a pink, the colour doesn't photo well. Its closer to a toolbox red, hard to explain but is dark in the shade and really pops in the sun.

    Photos were taken on my phone which prob doesn't help. An SLR might give the colour more justice..
     
  7. synthsis
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    I think you put the brake pedal on the wrong side :D
     
  8. Stevie Nash
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    Man, it's obvious you don't know what the hell you're doing...:rolleyes:
     
  9. claymore
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    Nice very nice.
     
  10. solid
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    Cool. Looks well done...
     
  11. Hey guys, fired her up for the first time last night. Have a few idle and timing issues to address but went well for the first kick.

    We successfully pissed the neighbours off and even had the police chopper over the house for a little bit.

    [​IMG]

    Merry xmas, enjoy.
     
  12. BBYBMR
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    Oh yeah! Very nice - long way to the brake pedal tho..........
     
  13. When your 6' 2" you need the long way to the pedal.
     
  14. 63Compact
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    Looking good keep the updates coming.
     
  15. racinman
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    Very Nice!
    Merry Christmas
     
  16. Fat47
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    The red looks fine on my screen. Nice job, but I also am wondering why the brake pedal is on the passanger's side. Are you going for a right hand drive? If not, I woiuld be concerned with a passenger mistakenly hitting the pedal at speed.

    Really, what's the story on this?
     

  17. In Australia our cars are all right hand drive and we drive on the left hand side of the road.

    And our toilets swirl the opposite way to yours too:D
     
  18. kisam
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  19. Pink is the new flat black :)
     
  20. MichiganJames
    Joined: Dec 20, 2009
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    Im interested in those link bars! Any better pictures of the chassis?
     
  21. Tailshaft loop, four bar bracket to centre x-member, rear diff brackets, brake pedal and rear shock x-member are cast.

    The tailshaft loop, four bar bracket to centre x-member, rear diff brackets, and rear shock x-member slip inside the seamless tube and you weld on the tube. It allows you to grind the welds on the tube so you don't have any visible welds on your brackets.
     
  22. Pics. The cast sections are available from Lakes Hotrod Parts here Downunder.
     

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  23. Just got back from the painter. Body is painted, will be taking the chassis down on the weekend. A few more pics from today.
     

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  24. Crafty B
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    wow she's a keeper!!
     
  25. Looking forward to doing a shake down lap of the block. You don't need doors for that do you?:D
     
  26. lorodz
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    sounds great
     
  27. Sounds alot better now, will try post an up to date video when i get home later tonight.
     
  28. Hot Turkey
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
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    WOW, very nice. You could deliver mail in that thing over here!
     
  29. New video of it running, sorted out the carb's for now, idles alot better.
    [​IMG]
     
  30. hotrodroadster32
    Joined: Oct 19, 2009
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    from Mass

    Hey that looks really good,look forward to seeing more pictures when done.
     

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