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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by choptruck, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. choptruck
    Joined: Jan 2, 2005
    Posts: 275


  2. xpletiv
    Joined: Jul 9, 2008
    Posts: 938

    from chiburbs

    Love the front shot. Nice smooth job on the skirts!
  3. scrap metal 48
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
    Posts: 6,075

    scrap metal 48

    Very cool.. Profile is great...
  4. I like it to. A lot.

  5. Gahrajmahal
    Joined: Oct 14, 2008
    Posts: 434


  6. 41 C28
    Joined: Dec 17, 2005
    Posts: 1,772

    41 C28

    Nice big butt coupe.
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  7. junkers72
    Joined: Sep 21, 2014
    Posts: 46


    Beautiful car. Fantastic job.

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  8. kennyg1931
    Joined: Sep 14, 2009
    Posts: 58


    Nice smooth looking car , Love the color !
  9. Nice car.......I just can't quite it a Dodge or DeSoto?
    You know, the 2015 "Great Race" starts this year in you oughta drive it
    over there for others to see.....

    START: Kirkwood, Mo. (St. Louis area)
    LUNCH: Rolla, Mo.
    OVERNIGHT: Springfield, Mo.

    LUNCH: Claremore, Okla.
    OVERNIGHT: Oklahoma City, Okla.

    LUNCH: Elk City, Okla.
    OVERNIGHT: Amarillo, Texas

    LUNCH: Tucumcari, N.M.
    OVERNIGHT: Santa Fe, N.M.

    LUNCH: Albuquerque, N.M.
    OVERNIGHT: Gallup, N.M.

    LUNCH: Winslow, Ariz.
    OVERNIGHT: Flagstaff, Ariz.

    LUNCH: Kingman, Ariz.
    OVERNIGHT: Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

    LUNCH: Twentynine Palms, Calif.
    OVERNIGHT: Ontario, Calif.

    LUNCH: City of Industry, Calif.
    FINISH: Santa Monica, Calif.
  10. choptruck
    Joined: Jan 2, 2005
    Posts: 275


    Thanks for the interest! 47Plym-it's a Dodge. Kirkwood's pretty close, what's it cost to have lunch in Rolla?
  11. Buddy Palumbo
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
    Posts: 3,870

    Buddy Palumbo

    That sure is a fine-looking ride !
  12. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 27,015

    Jalopy Joker

    Cool - need more pics & details
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  13. Jonnie King
    Joined: Aug 12, 2007
    Posts: 2,077

    Jonnie King
    from St. Louis

    Very nice ride ! What mods did you do to the suspension ? Looks very smooth...hope to see it at shows around the area this year !!!

    Jonnie www.legends.thewwbc,net
  14. " what's it cost to have lunch in Rolla?" I imagine the cost is simply whatever you order......I don't think it's an organized event with admission.

    The second day they will leave Springfield and pass through some part of Joplin......presumably on the old historic Rt 66 which goes through the downtown area. If not, they will at least be on I44 at the south edge of town.
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  15. oldcarguygazok
    Joined: Jun 20, 2012
    Posts: 401

    from AUSTRALIA.

    That's 1 cool ride,nice work!
  16. Has a somewhat "cartoon-ish" look to it. And I say that with the utmost respect. Very cool and unusual Custom. All these era Chrysler products seem to take an undeserved back seat, to Ford and Merc's.
  17. AWSOME, Sweet looking Mopar!
  18. TraditionalKustoms
    Joined: Nov 7, 2012
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  19. motoandy
    Joined: Sep 19, 2007
    Posts: 3,327

    from MB, SC

  20. I agree, I was expecting Dr. Doom from Roger Rabbit to jump out!
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  21. williebill
    Joined: Mar 1, 2004
    Posts: 2,784


    Pretty car, love the profile
  22. richard price
    Joined: Aug 16, 2014
    Posts: 23

    richard price

  23. Very cool ! Love more pictures please.

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  24. What drivetrain/suspension are you running?

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  25. gtnrkix
    Joined: Jan 29, 2005
    Posts: 706


    Likin' it a lot!
  26. D.Conrad
    Joined: Jan 8, 2010
    Posts: 452

    1. 1940 Ford

    The grill looks great! What is it? Excellent choice of hubcap.
  27. Martin Harris
    Joined: Aug 3, 2014
    Posts: 320

    Martin Harris

    Nice. Understated, yet radical at the same time.
  28. choptruck
    Joined: Jan 2, 2005
    Posts: 275


    Johnny, I notched the rear frame section and used a ford rear end with new 3" de-arched leaves. Right now if I remember, it has a 2" block under there too. The front is an s-10 subframe from the firewall forward. I wanted to keep the original stuff but I couldn't afford to replace everything that was bad so I opted to go cheap and easy. I stepped the frame while I was at it. It rides great and everything like exhaust, tank, oil pans etc. are above the bottom of the frame so if I do scrape occasionally nothing gets destroyed.
    The grill I made from 1"x 3" boxed tubing. I wanted a 48 Caddy grill but I could not find one in good shape that was affordable so I made this instead and I am happy I did. I had it plated at St.Louis Plating. I'll try to get a better pic of it .
    Dave those are the Lions I bought from you a while back. Best deal I ever got thanks to you!
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  29. T&A Flathead
    Joined: Apr 28, 2007
    Posts: 1,904

    T&A Flathead

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    Joined: Sep 30, 2006
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