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Field Find-off topic 356A

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by gas4blood, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. hiboy32
    Joined: Nov 7, 2001
    Posts: 2,774

    hiboy32
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    from Omaha, NE

    good job. glad that you could make the deal..Keep us posted
     
  2. George G
    Joined: Jun 28, 2005
    Posts: 1,274

    George G
    Member

    Got to love a happy ending.......
     
  3. Ok, as soon as you airbag it, get a tall shifter, paint it flat black with red steelies, and plop in a Nailhead, post some pics, okay?
     
  4. gas4blood
    Joined: Nov 19, 2005
    Posts: 787

    gas4blood
    Member
    from Kansas

    Get a grip, man. This is a Porsche. It comes with factory chrome steelies, so they stay. And what is wrong with gray primer/iron oxide? I was thinking more on the lines of a Stage 1 455 Buick. Actually, I'm more into an outlaw coupe, and am going to look for a later flat four built bug engine. It is a light car, so doesn't take near as much to make it move along in a spirited fashion. I'll keep the Porsche stuff, but it is way expensive to rebuild the engine/trans in it. Right now it needs a good interior cleaning and airing out after living in a field for a few years. I hate mice!
     
  5. irondoctor
    Joined: Jan 7, 2007
    Posts: 554

    irondoctor
    Member
    from Newton, KS

    I am glad this turned out for you. I had a very similar situation with a 59 356. However after working on it for about a year I sold it in persuit of something else. I have regreted that ever since.
    Hang on to that one, it would be hard to replace it later.
     
  6. Pir8Darryl
    Joined: Jan 9, 2008
    Posts: 2,488

    Pir8Darryl
    Member

    Congradulations!
    Very cool little car.
     
  7. TRuss
    Joined: Jan 7, 2007
    Posts: 549

    TRuss
    Member

    Nice! I bet it'll be slicker than snot with a bad VW engine.
     
  8. captainjunk#2
    Joined: Mar 13, 2008
    Posts: 4,367

    captainjunk#2
    Member

    cool little car , great story , glad it ended well ,
     

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