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Barn Find Roadster Tours Congress Park, Denver, CO

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Barn Find T, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. flathead okie
    Joined: May 22, 2005
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    Nice. I like it.

    Too bad the dude on the bike outran ya. Good thing ya weren't running for pinks.
     
  2. FiddyFour
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    oh man, that kicks ass

    talk about a couple kids in a candy store, after closing with the keys :D
     
  3. xxlv8
    Joined: Apr 23, 2006
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    LMAO! that's cool! What kind of fines could you have amassed if you were caught by the 5-0! :) That red plastic gas cap itself should be a felony!
     
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  4. NoSurf
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    LMAO!!!

    Some thoughts that go through my mind:

    1. What the hell is this pansy ass drivin' durin' the DAY shit!?!!

    2. That was a long drive- you about ran that quart tank dry bro!

    3. You are a crazy mofo...

    4. Woohoo KICK ASS!!!
     
  5. Cyclone Kevin
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    Only someone who owns something like that can truly appreciate the ride! Lol! When I took my 27T-ster out for its 1st ride. It was @ El Mirage and the body wasn't even bolted down=lol! I think that it has 3 in there now. Brakes pulsate & are marginal & the fact the it doesn't have it's windsheild doesn't bother me a bit lol!
    I will say that it is the most fun that I've had in one my cars.
    I used to lend it to this kid named Steven for months @ a time.

    I helped him eventually build something like it, but his wasn't as fun.
    He did drive it from Pasadena to Balboa Island/Newport as a true 1st drive though=He soon lost interest & stayed with the VW Bug clique.

    Drive ithe wood spokes off the one that you have!
     
  6. You boys are havin'way too much fun with this.

    And not a blue light the whole trip:p

    "Pull that thing over to the curb! You inna heap o'trouble, boy!":eek:

    Great video. Thanks! Loved the steam out the radiator cap.
     
  7. Flathead Youngin'
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    hahaha i was thinking of the "stoplight nationals" and bout that time the bike passed you!

    man, that's great......

    the steam out of the radiator is priceless......40 years from now your grandkids will love that video...

    thanks!
     
  8. Ichoptop
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    that is to damn cool
     
  9. KutThrtKustms
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    now thats real "TRADITIONAL".....:)
     
  10. fab32
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    I can relate. I bought a stone stock '26 T roadster this past summer. My wife and I have been terriorizing the back roads around here at the blistering rate of about 35 MPH. It's a whole new perspective, getting transported around at what seems like a fast walk. We went out to visit her friend when we first got it. Normally it's about a 15 minute drive. We arrived about an hour later and almost didn't get home before dark, not taking into account the time needed to get home.:)

    Frank
     
  11. Hanksville Hot Rods
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  12. scootermcrad
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    That looks like a BLAST! I've watched the video twice!! I bet that freaked a few non-car people out seen that thing runnin' down the road! Nice work recovering that...

    BTW... what area of Denver are you in?
     
  13. Hoptup Jalop
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    very cool.........loved it!!
     
  14. Jalopy Banger
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    Very basic hot rodding.. it's wonderfull..i love it too!
     
  15. COOL VID-TO BAD THE GUY ON THE BIKE OUT RAN YA hehehe
     
  16. sodbuster
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    Cool...........and the sound of "Potato/potato/potato" from the motor had me grinning.......I had a great uncle describe that sound when I was a chump kid.

    Chris Nelson
    Kansas
     
  17. 31Rodder
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    That is an inspirational video. Awesome.
     
  18. colorado51
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    Now that is something that people in Congress Park don't see every day!

    COOL:D
     
  19. Kevin Lee
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  20. buschandbusch
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    how freakin' cool is that!?

    reminds me of my first drive in the A (well, all my drives), the sound, the drafts, the looks, the grins. Great stuff!
     
  21. The-Roach
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    1950 pontiac 2-door fast back passenger side trim
     
  22. LOW LID DUDE
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    I saw that old 1900s brick house crack a smile when you drove bye.Just think those model Ts ruled the road when that neighborhood was built.The goofball in tights on the bike just had to peddel harder to show ya he was cool.LOL. Great video guys thanks for posting!
     
  23. NoSurf
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    I dunno- that might look kinda bulky on the side of the BFT.
     
  24. general gow
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    blast from the past, huh? cool seeing that again though.

    but i agree, the T would look a little weird with trim from a pontiac...

    lol
     
  25. 29 bones
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    that is cool...
     
  26. R A Wrench
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    from Denver, Co

    This thread has done a three year jump in time. I have looked over all of it and the side lites too. Looks like you have had a great time with everything. Great find.
     
  27. skwurl
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    The dude on the bike was freaked out. I bet he had to have counseling
     
  28. The-Roach
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    the- Roach 1950 pontaic 2door fast back passenger side from the front fender two the rear quater.
     
  29. Mart
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    Not sure The Roach has quite got the hang of this posting malarkey, but even if brought up accidentally, it's nice to see the T post again, especially when you check the dates of the in barn post and the on street post. gave me a real feel good feelin, had tears in my eyes.
    Mart.
     

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