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Hot Rods FOUND! Over the Top 1960's built T Bucket Show Car "MINT JULEP" FAB T Roadster Information

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by HOTRODDRIVEIN.COM, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. So the 4 belt blower set up is by cragar is topped with the original CalCustoms scoop breather from 65. The 2 gear Throttle linkage fabbed withe the plexi back, and the brass gears is soooo cool..




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    Original handlettered show-board with vintage iasca teal dealcal is still intact...

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  2. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 3,892

    dana barlow
    Member
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    Love that "T",it's awesome..
    I still drive my own hot rod I put together in 1959. Point being I'm into older built rods.
    As for keeping it ture,if any part was polished,polish it again,give it respect. Patina is mostly very over played BS .
    It's only OK ,too not restore if; it's so good cleaned up,it still shines nice{small cracks are fine}but not if too many or flaking. Never call rot,patina! That's how I think about these things. I'm close enough,that likely we'll meet up at some point or show. Keep having a ton of fun with that cool "T".
     
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2019

  3. Dana, i agree with your philosophy on this car. everything that it was originally built with will stay. Changing the car's look, stance, components would be absurd in my eyes. cleaning/ polishing as much as possible. The magnesium wheels, im working up to, that's a commitment.. One delima i have is the wheel and tire situation.. the wheels and tires are the original from the build in 1965. I have a pair of old chrome custom 15x10 anerican racing Daiseys, and some "driver" pie crust slicks, and a pair of early chrome Raider style spindle mount skinnys with same height firestones.. i can tuck away the originals, and run the chrome to enjoy the car..
     
  4. Ken Carvalho
    Joined: Dec 22, 2004
    Posts: 1,561

    Ken Carvalho
    Member

    You mentioned the blower is a dummy blower with just the front drive gears and no vanes... maybe I missed it, but did you mention if there is a tube inside from the carb mount to the manifold, or is the inside of the case one huge plenum??? Following you on IG, I’m just in awe of this T-bucket !!!!!
     
  5. 6A7B7BC6-526B-41CF-A833-1E26DC8A576C.jpeg

    @Moriarity found this awesome pic. Anyone recognize the venue?
     
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  6. @Ken Carvalho have not been on in a while, the blower is actual "functionable" as written in one of the show literature pieces I have..
     
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  7. Can not possibly say how much I love this great hot rod. Please keep us up to date. Lots of us are really enjoying the car. Congrats on doing the right thing with this piece of history.
     
  8. Thank your for sharing pics. Quite a time capsule. Can't believe how well that car has held up.
     
  9. butch27
    Joined: Dec 10, 2004
    Posts: 2,825

    butch27
    Member

    Richar Rallings ? had bought that car and lost his butt on selling it to 2 strange dudes..
     
  10. Butch27 different car.
     
  11. Definitely 100% not the car in any way, shape or form. But love the enthusiasm.

    Sent from my SM-A102U using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  12. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 18,155

    Moriarity
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    Last edited: Dec 1, 2019
  13. love the wheels/tires/stance.
     
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  14. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 16,371

    Stogy
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    :rolleyes:...Thanks for sharing this Wild Hotrod any chance you get...Your Avatar says it All...:D:rolleyes:
     

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