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Be Honnest - Too Much Bling?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bib Overalls, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. dad-bud
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 3,885


    The gauge panel looks brilliant, but it is a bit "gold-chainer" to use on a traditional rod, I reckon. Perhaps you could trade it for a whole car to someone with more money than brains.
    Good luck with it and thanks for showing us.
  2. Airborne34
    Joined: Dec 4, 2007
    Posts: 530


    Thats not Bling, thats Art!!!!

    Very Nice!!!
  3. Absolutely gorgeous!

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  4. reefer
    Joined: Oct 17, 2001
    Posts: 735


    A really nice piece....but I would go for nickel plate instead of the chrome, it would contrast nicely with the engine turned facia.....and like has been mentioned by others, the gauges look too new..a set of originals would suit better...but hey, it's not mine and it is a mighty nice set up whatever, I love the surround with the little tails, very neat.
  5. 32-3 WINDOW
    Joined: Nov 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,696

    32-3 WINDOW
    from utah

    i think i would go to the pawn shop , find a fancy chain and start a new bling bling jewel line , MAN THAT IS FINE you and your freinds did a great job
  6. Pretty nice on the right car!
  7. bgbdlinc
    Joined: Jan 11, 2002
    Posts: 522


    ....fear not....the whole parts collecting and build process IS with it...
  8. You ain't got a thing, if you ain't got the bling.

    I'll trade you a Model A gauge panel and pick it up next time I'm at Larry's.
  9. GREASER815
    Joined: Dec 2, 2008
    Posts: 973


  10. Yep. too much bling. Give it to me.
  11. Homemade44
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
    Posts: 519


    The gauges and engine turned panel is beautiful. I have done some engine turning in the past and the pattern on this is different and the best I have seen. I will try this pattern the next time I do some, I really like it. Thanks for showing it.
  12. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 26,249


    PERFECT!!!!!!!!!! I've got the same dash planned for my Roadster but plan to use SMITHS gauges that would have been in a 1962 Cobra. How were the holes cut in the engine turned panel? I'll need the same holes cut in the aluminum Pierce Arrow casting that Alchemy made, a real nice item. Thanks for the post. Bob [​IMG]
  13. motoandy
    Joined: Sep 19, 2007
    Posts: 3,286

    from MB, SC

    This is too much bling, not that. THAT IS BEING HONEST

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  14. Mopar Jack
    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
    Posts: 1,363

    Mopar Jack

    WOW...So pretty...
  15. Jacksmith
    Joined: Sep 24, 2009
    Posts: 226


    That panel raises the bar for the rest of the vehicle it'll go into... What a gorgeous piece! Hat's off to the cats that saved it!
  16. So-Cal Speed Sacramento
    Joined: Sep 6, 2008
    Posts: 463

    So-Cal Speed Sacramento
    Alliance Vendor
    from Sacramento

    absolutely not! but, now you need the rest of the car to match!
  17. clubcoupe37
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
    Posts: 494


    i like it, very classy.
  18. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 26,249


    I keep going back and looking at this dash, study it, look at the details of how the engine turned swirls are evenly spaced between the gauges. There is a ton of time in this piece. This is Pebble Beach quality work. Bob
  19. RayJarvis
    Joined: Oct 11, 2010
    Posts: 209


    to much bling? hell no .hope the rest of the car is half as nice lol
  20. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
    Posts: 7,698


    Drop dead gorgeous. Where would you see another one. Bragging rights.
  21. bigdaddylove
    Joined: Jun 6, 2012
    Posts: 129


  22. Bib Overalls
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,064

    Bib Overalls

    Thanks! I really appreciate the very positive response. As some of you have noted, this is a piece you build a car around. I have a concept fermenting in my mind. Definitely a 32 Ford. Most likely a 5 window coupe. And it will have a Rolling Bones/Jitney inspired front suspension that will be based around my narrowed 46-48 Lincoln axle.
  23. Hot Rod Chris
    Joined: Mar 31, 2011
    Posts: 464

    Hot Rod Chris

  24. AllSteel36
    Joined: Jul 20, 2009
    Posts: 562

    from California

    Fugly...sending you a flate rate box pre paid...deposit please:)
  25. Only if it spins while the car is not moving.
  26. Y-Blokkah
    Joined: Oct 19, 2012
    Posts: 124

    from Anna, Tx

    You don't want it? I'll take it!!!
    You don't want bling,I'll make you one to fit your car out of an old stop sign, and I'll trade you even-up!
    Dang, man!
  27. That is KILLER........It needs to be in a 32 three window built bones style.
  28. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
    Posts: 6,592


    Bib, post some pics of that beautiful axle:)

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