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Finally got a car!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 206tee, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. I agree, but a part of me wants something with a little more punch to it. Right now, it stays in place.
  2. 1951Streamliner
    Joined: May 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,872

    from Reno, NV

    That car is perfect as it sits right now. PERFECT
  3. Great looking little A there, run the tires off that thing.
  4. hammeredcoupe
    Joined: Feb 28, 2008
    Posts: 509

    from Tacoma,WA

    If free time is a factor,this is the only way to go. Drive it while you add your own personal touches to it instead of having something under construction for God knows how long. Sweet coupe! I'm just south of you, hope to see you on the road! Tim
  5. That is the plan. BTW, love your avatar!

  6. Hi Tim,

    Yeah, I've done the project thing before and like many of us, it takes a lot of time, energy and money to see one to the end. All this A really needs for now is an interior and some detail/cleanup and she's good to go. I can do other things to it over time, but I really like it the way it is now. Thanks!

  7. The car came from your neck of the woods. Maybe you have seen it before. And I do plan to drive it as often as I can.
  8. sixpac
    Joined: Dec 15, 2002
    Posts: 553

    from Courtenay

    Very nice in deeed. Congrats. Very classy
  9. dartsportsteve
    Joined: May 3, 2010
    Posts: 11

    from NE Iowa

    Don't let her get away!
  10. Lookin' good!

    Sent from my iPhone using TJJ!!!
  11. What a beauty! I'd like to buy something like that too, so I could have some "driving fun", while completing the long time project.
  12. go-twichy
    Joined: Jul 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,652


    thats more than just a "car", thats a lifestyle! love them un-chopped, full fenderd 30-31's! flathead and lower maybe?

  13. Thanks. I like the look too. The car's stance is already the way I like. Flathead? Maybe later. For now, I'm going to drive the banger for awhile and decide if I want to change it out.
  14. truckncoupe
    Joined: Apr 4, 2009
    Posts: 1,427


    Awesome looking A....he nailed the wheels and tires and suspension....Congrats!
  15. S.F.
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
    Posts: 2,894


    put a nailhead with 6 dueces in it
  16. Stevie Nash
    Joined: Oct 24, 2007
    Posts: 2,999

    Stevie Nash

    You don't want perfect paint, then you can drive it! Keep us updated on the mill you drop in it. Beautiful A!
  17. As promised, here are few pics of the motor




  18. antiqueautomike
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 200

    from Spokane

    Kinda bummed that Mike sold that A. I have done a lot of work on that Model A for him over the years. The Last thing he did was have me install the OD unit. Turned that A into a nice cruiser. :)
    Joined: Sep 16, 2010
    Posts: 613


  20. Yeah, Mike mentioned that you did a nice job on the OD unit and that it made it a nice cruiser. I am really happy with the car and I will take real good care of it.
  21. derbydad276
    Joined: May 29, 2011
    Posts: 1,310


    so how much are ya gonna chop it?
  22. No haircut in the foreseeable future..... yet :)
  23. old soul
    Joined: Jan 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,094

    old soul
    from oswego NY

    Thats more then just getten a car. When I opend this thread I expected to see a rusted out project car.
  24. rattlesnakehoey
    Joined: Jun 4, 2008
    Posts: 130

    from Australia

    Sweet ride. Great sit 'n' fit. what tire/wheel/axle specs you runnin'.
  25. kustomrf
    Joined: Oct 23, 2008
    Posts: 107


    Nice I dig it buddy
  26. 5.50 x 16 Front, 7.50 x 16 in the rear. 4" drop axle in the front. Standard A rear axle with '40 brakes. With the OD unit it's a 1:1 ratio when it's in use. I can hum along at 60 - 65 mph with ease.
  27. Surprise!
  28. Saxon
    Joined: Aug 9, 2008
    Posts: 2,156

    from MN

    Nice! as is.... ha ha

    Congrads you lucky dude!
  29. Lowbuckboz
    Joined: Apr 2, 2008
    Posts: 499


    Sweet ride man! Nice buy!
  30. Saxon,



    I dig your avatar. I need to get mine updated.

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