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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by J.Ukrop, Jan 20, 2023.

  1. J.Ukrop
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
    Posts: 2,397

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  2. BigJoeArt
    Joined: Dec 12, 2011
    Posts: 196


    oh man thats cool. the grille reminds me of the dick(?) patterson model a coupe.
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  3. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 14,772

    from KCMO

    Wowza! I love when guys use a mega cut up 46 frame. Nice curves and all the good shits already bolted to it!

    I was really expecting some odd proportions with that rear 3/4 shot but man he had it pretty nailed. Drop the headlights - bet a tape measure and a rule book was involved with that placement- and it’s pretty on the mark. I would maybe try to make a 28-9 grill work before I went 32 but yeah there’s not much I’d actually change. To be truthful it having the story it has I’d probably move the headlights and leave the grill for a story starter.

    the oil filter sticks out like a sore thumb so I’d be tempted to relocate that but man really over all it’s scaled nicely. Great find!
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  4. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 52,835


    We need a picture of a person sitting in the car.... :)

    (you don't really need an oil filter, it would be easy to remove)
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  5. cabong
    Joined: Nov 29, 2005
    Posts: 784


    So Joey, have you revisited that ad and bought the low down A ??
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  6. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 17,065

    from oregon

    Hmmm, I think Joey's been listening to some Dr. John!

  7. I’ve been in that wrong place wrong time scenario more times then I’d like to remember, but for whatever reason this one worked out for me. Like you I didn’t know what to expect from the ad, and after hearing the story and seeing the car in person, I had to take it home.

    I looked at with the intention of using the body and building a highboy with a rumble seat for my kids, but the chassis work is just to damn cool and I can’t see myself fooling with the history of where they were heading with it just yet. So back up for sale it went. Hopefully someone wants to finish just as it is, and if not, it’s back to plan A.

    They did a great job with a wild idea for this car, and one way or another it’ll see the road.
  8. AmishMike
    Joined: Mar 27, 2014
    Posts: 749


    What the story on 2 f100s behind the wild channeled roadster? Or are those real 9ld pics
  9. Looks sporty! Get it somebody!!!
  10. No those are recent, and they’re both for sale as well. Just listed the red one on here today.
  11. gonzo
    Joined: Dec 24, 2003
    Posts: 1,842


    Link to the ad. Neat car.

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