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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by mrhp, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. mrhp
    Joined: Nov 19, 2006
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    Body delivered to the sign painters. The radiator shroud is now finished. The chassis is nearly torn down for blasting. I'm done for today.
     

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  2. loudbang
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    Nice 62 hiding in the background too. :)
     
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  3. mrhp
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    Thanks, thats my Beach Boys Special. 4 speed dual quad posi traction 409!! Well actually a 409/474 stroker.
     
  4. saltflats
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    I'am hoping for a rematch with that car.....maybe some day I will have something for Brian.
     
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  6. mrhp
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    Body is now gold leafed and hand lettered. Very happy with the results.
     

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  7. loudbang
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    Looks great
     
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  8. grdra1
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    Way cool, love it
     
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  9. mrhp
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    Chassis is blasted, and in the rotisserie at the painters. Hope to have it painted this week, then reassembly begins. Moving slow, but still moving. Got the zoomies back from being coated. Time to round up a bunch of stuff for the Powder coaster. I have heard the tech officials frown on a chromed axle, bummer. I guess powder coat for them as well.
     
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  10. loudbang
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    Can't wait to hear that "W" sing :)
     
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  11. mrhp
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    That little 380 sounds good at 6000, but my 474 sounds fantastic at 7500!!
     
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  12. Pete F
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    It's great to see old iron back in hot rods.
    This was my friends 1969
    409 powered
     

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  13. mrhp
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    Chassis and rear axle housing are painted and home. A few more parts on order, then the assembly will begin.
     

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  14. mrhp
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    UPS man brought a box for me today!!! Altered has progress once again!
     

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  15. loudbang
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    Wow all that and SHINY parts too. This is going to be good. :)
     
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  16. saltflats
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    Early Christmas....I like it. :)
     
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  17. Doesn't really look like chrome . . . what finish did you use?
     
  18. christmas tree
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    What era are you building to?
     
  19. mrhp
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    It is JetHot extreme chrome finish. More like a satin aluminum finish. Fits in with all the satin on the motor. I like it, and it is durable as hell. Zoomies are Jet Hot as well. I am going for 60's style.
     
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  20. grdra1
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    As said before, way cool, good progress, cannot wait for assembly pics. Please post all stages of assembly. Glen
     
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  21. mrhp
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    B143F6D9-26A2-44DB-8FE7-275CDEE1672F.jpeg
     

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  22. mrhp
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    Getting it together this weekend. Motor and trans are next.
     
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  23. swade41
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    Great name !
     
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  24. mrhp
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    5DB2ED06-F9A7-40F1-BFAE-F4FD2C4D12C6.jpeg Made some progress today.
     
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  25. saltflats
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    Looking great Brian!!!!
     
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  26. Frustration
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    Great build. I just read through the whole thing for the first time. I've been wanting to do this for a long time! My avitar is a 1/2 scale I built for my son. I want to build the real thing tho... Kudos to you for providing the stoke!
     
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  27. loudbang
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    Chevy W engine looks like it belongs there. :)
     
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  28. grdra1
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    Nailed it.
     
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