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Features Clone your favorite race car and make it street legal.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hot Rod Ron, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. n.z.rodder
    Joined: Nov 18, 2008
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    #1, 15oz fuel coupe,
    #2 Nancy A roadster
    #3 This>>> Wood Butchers spl.jpg

    Image stolen from the 5 window thread.

    Scotty
     
  2. this car or the winged express :D
     

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  3. dad-bud
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
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    So no one interested in a replica / clone of the Doane Spencer deuce that he raced in Pan American races as well as at the lakes - that counts as a race car, dunnit?
    That is one clone I'd be proud to have
     
  4. Impossible in nanny-ville.
     
  5. Hot Rods Ta Hell
    Joined: Apr 20, 2008
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    For me; dream big. It would be a salt flats streamliner (M/T, Socal, Jocko's, etc) or a belly tank or even the Speed Sport roadster..

    Problem being "street legal" vs. "streetable" as in radiator cooling with a closed front end on a tanker, Chrisman coupe, Speed sport roadster, etc.
    Then all the street legal crap like headlights, tailights, etc. would booger up the looks...
     

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  6. Great choices keep them coming guys.
     
  7. BangerMatt
    Joined: Mar 3, 2008
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    [​IMG]

    Imagine tooling down the highway in this?
     
  8. If I was gonna pull that off.....it would have to be the Mooneyham/Sharp 554 Fuel Coupe. AMAZING car....
    I even had an idea to build a Jungle Jim Camaro,street Funny Car. Never know! haha
     
  9. henry's57bbwagon
    Joined: Sep 12, 2008
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    I can accept "CLONE", but I hate tribute.
     
  10. "Jewel T"
    I started to collect what I needed to build one just like this! But,was offered cash for it,so I let it go...
     

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  11. "Clone" = Exact copy.
    "Tribute" = Similar style to the original.
    Do you agree?
     
  12. wearymicrobe
    Joined: Jul 27, 2007
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    from San Diego

    I have been collecting bits and pieces of data to build a Auto Union Type D for YEARS.

    Motor and transmission would be the big hangup for me. Maybe a older Marmon 12 or something in that vein will get it done.
     
  13. DrJ
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  14. Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
     
  15. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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    There are several that I would still like to do, but the Red "Top Hat Coupe" could be at the top of the list right now....
     

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  16. Murray bros special works for me.
     

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  17. I kind of like this type of decor. It doesn't fit the era that the truck would have been used in, but there is a visual impact that I like. (like a sexy young woman, it makes me suck in my gut)
     

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  18. khead47
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    Mine would have to be "The High and Mighty" ! Would be a real bitch in the corners.
     
  19. XISLED
    Joined: May 6, 2009
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    from california

    well I couldn't help myself to do this. even after reading all the posts. but this has been an iconic car I used to watch as a kid. I finally got one after searching for the right one for almost 20 years. it has been a dear car due to its integration into my memories of me and my step father. our first ride to work on of many. he had owned one when I had met him.


    Pics to come after phone charges... ooops didn't mean to get you all excited. it will be worth the wait.

    the only part of my "Tribute Car" that I don't have is the 426 in the rear of the car. I took it to its first car show and got a huge acceptance from the older guys and some of the younger ones as well.

    after all. who didn't like the "hemi under glass" cars?
     
  20. XISLED
    Joined: May 6, 2009
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    from california

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    thanks
    roger.
     
  21. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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    Here is one that I'd love to do :cool:

    Lopez Gasser.jpg
     
  22. captmullette
    Joined: Oct 15, 2009
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    20140303_141015 (2).jpg mine and it is street legal 11.90 @ 108 in the 1/4
     
  23. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
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    from Tampa, FL

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