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Chop Shoey update

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 29EHV8, Jun 28, 2006.

  1. Well guys I finally got my car on the road.Hadn't been driven on the road since '66!I'm 2nd owner,krazy eh!
    This was it a few months ago...
    We pulled it in the shop and S-10 clipped and diffed it.SBC/700R4 etc.
    I used the stock steer column etc.Heres Blaze boltin the dummy block and trans together
    Started takin a lil outa the top.....
    Got most of the chop done in this pic,still lots to do though....
    Heard about a few young hot shot kids who lay on some killa primer so off it went to get some color:p :D
    This is my 5 yo son Blaze and my 2 yo daughter Ember preppin it:cool:
    They got Riley(3 yo) to come over and help out too
    Finger paintin does pay off you know:D
    They even conned aunty Christy into helpin out,they run a pretty tight shop,,,errr I mean yard:)
    Remember like I've always said,"Prep it with an Axe,Paint it with a Broom"
    In other words drive the fuckin car instead of just lookin at it:D
    Testin it out,this was the 2nd day drivin it(thursday) and I drove it to Osoyoos(bout a 8 hour trip the next day without any issues)

    cruisin in Osoyoos,what a blast....
    I was thrashin on it so much to get it driveable I didn't even have time to put the wide whites on it before we left on our trip,so here it is now.....
    And with my 55 Olds caps.
    Now I can finish off all the lil chit.
    Its been a blast havin my kids involved from the get go.
    Gotta thank all my bros for helpin out and my wifey for lettin me do this krazy shit everyday:D......Shiny
  2. Flathead Youngin'
    Joined: Jan 10, 2005
    Posts: 3,662

    Flathead Youngin'

    that rocks...

    the kids are great!....

    ......chop shoey:D
  3. crash 51
    Joined: Feb 2, 2005
    Posts: 361

    crash 51
    from FTW,TEXAS

    COOL! Glad to see the kids are involved. Not bad lookin' but I hope you didn't let the kids do any of the welding! lol!
  4. Cool post...I always like to see the in-between photos. Car turned out great!


  5. DrDano
    Joined: Jul 10, 2003
    Posts: 696

    Alliance Vendor

    How much did you chop out of the A and B pillars? The proportions look great to me.
  6. DeuceDog
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 633

    from Breese, IL

    That's what I'm talkin bout...way cool:cool: !
  7. Right on, Shiny. Lookin' good man, and the shots with the kids are great. :)
  8. loogy
    Joined: Mar 6, 2004
    Posts: 1,234


    Man, that kid is strong.

  9. squigy
    Joined: Nov 30, 2003
    Posts: 3,915

    from SO.FLO.

    congrats..looks kool!
  10. SHRUM
    Joined: Feb 25, 2005
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  11. uc4me
    Joined: Feb 3, 2006
    Posts: 516


    I like the chop, looks perfect, those kids do nice work, are they for hire???
  12. graverobber63
    Joined: Sep 8, 2004
    Posts: 4,133

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  13. old beet
    Joined: Sep 25, 2002
    Posts: 5,750

    old beet

    Lookin good Shiny. Hope to see ya all soon!!!..........OLDBEET
  14. Circus Bear
    Joined: Aug 10, 2004
    Posts: 3,237

    Circus Bear

  15. Joe T Creep
    Joined: Jan 1, 2003
    Posts: 1,145

    Joe T Creep
    Member Emeritus

    Damn!!! I love that chop. Wow. You nailed it in my book.
  16. joeycarpunk
    Joined: Jun 21, 2004
    Posts: 4,445

    from MN,USA

    Looks great, starting them young thats the ticket.
  17. Yeah,when the hell you gonna come up here!:p

    The cars been gooder to me.
    Except had a tire blowout on the highway the other night,just about bit it.

    Thanx for the props on the chop.
    I'm gonna section in the fall.

    The kids are for hire for sure.Just right now they're workin fulltime:D

    I ended up taking 5 3/4" outa the A pillars and about 9 1/4" outa the C pillars.Moved the rear window forward 5 3/4" too.....Shiny
  18. Blutarski
    Joined: Jul 8, 2006
    Posts: 29

    from o.c.

    dude nice job love the car, its kinda like my car mine is 51' shoebox flames all over it
  19. seymour
    Joined: Jan 22, 2004
    Posts: 5,125

    from PNW

    Hey, I missed this thread when ya posted it. Came together well it looks from the pics! :cool:

    haha loogy... I thought he had a kid shaped jackstand or something at first! :D
  20. Boones
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 9,691

    from Kent, Wa
    1. Northwest HAMBers

    shiny you coming down for the Goodguys show next weekend..
    Joined: Mar 18, 2006
    Posts: 800

    from Ontario,Ca

    That Car Look Staight Gangster.good Job And You Made It A Family Affair
  22. 49Lincoln
    Joined: May 7, 2006
    Posts: 149

    from SoCal

    My kid is dieing to paint my car. Must be all that painting in kindergarten. We literally have drawers full of paintings my 6 yr old has done in his 2 years of preK and K. I never painted in kindergarten. Was read at, ate stale cookies and took naps. I'm not sure they got the intended result with all this art stuff in grade school now. "Screw higher education Dad! I'm gonna be a grease monkey!" LOL!

    I'm at the stripped and taking the body off stage. I'm definitely going to have a brush on primer "field day" at my house! Come to think of it he has a coupla' aunts that can paint too!

    Great car. And great pics. You should be proud - for many reasons.


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