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Features Four Spots in the Perfect Garage

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Jan 14, 2019.

  1. 51 mercules
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,925

    51 mercules
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    I have 3 out of the 4. Most are projects though!
    #1 My 1951 Mercury Mild Custom
    #2 My 1929 Model A Roadster.( Eventually with a Model b motor, Riley 4 port and Halibrand Quick change).
    #3 My 1933Ford Pickup
    #4 I would like a land speed car like the Niekamp Roadster.
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  2. 4woody
    Joined: Sep 4, 2002
    Posts: 2,076

    4woody
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    I never thought of it that way, but I kind of agree. With no interest in racing for me it's 3 cars:

    Custom-ish '38 convertible
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    Stock-ish '50 wagon
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    '59 pickup, decidedly non-stock
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  3. CA. 280
    Joined: Jan 8, 2010
    Posts: 207

    CA. 280
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    No racer for me either, but;
    2 clones;
    Westergard 39 convertible that's in the Harrah collection in Reno.
    Don Hentzells 27 RPU on 32 rails with A fenders.

    33 Ford, slightly updated, pickup. OK, as long as were dreaming make that a 33 Sedan Delivery.
    Now that I'm awake let's see if I can get the Westergard right.
     
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  4. 1. Its a wide open field! I love 49-51 Mercs and Shoeboxes, but I'm also a Chevy guy at heart so a '53-'54 Hardtop or a '61-'62 bubbletop Moriarty-style!
    2. EASY!!! 1930/31 east coast unchopped coupe
    3. Lakester or RMR of some sort
    4. My '46 Chevrolet PU
     
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  5. RustyDogg
    Joined: Oct 8, 2014
    Posts: 111

    RustyDogg
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    Good thread
    #1 '55 Coupe DeVille Custom, make mine a mild build please.
    #2 '49-'51 Ford shoebox hotrod repleat with an Olds Rocket, bootlegger style!
    #3 '62 Dodge Dart wagon prepped with 383/343 setup.
    #4 '55 Chevy 3100 with a period 348 tri- power and a fine weathered finish.
     
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  6. badvolvo
    Joined: Jul 25, 2011
    Posts: 385

    badvolvo
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    Well, I need to post pictures, but I'll just go with 4 of them I have now.
    59 Corvette - 377" steet engine - occasional cruising and strip teasing. .
    36 Chevy Truck - 355" mild build, stainless flatbed- drive the poop outta this thing.
    40 Chevy Coupe - really large BBC - hitting the streets & strip in 2019.
    49 Willys Pickup - flathead ford power. - does not get out much, but it hauls firewood. Restoration coming when I retire.
     
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  7. Chappy444
    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    Posts: 936

    Chappy444
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    1. Maryland HAMBers

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  8. A Hot Rod Roadster
    A Hot Rod Coupe
    A Shop Truck
    Another Hot Rod:rolleyes:
     
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  9. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
    Posts: 5,863

    Rickybop
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    from Michigan

    How many parking spots does this count for?

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  10. 6sally6
    Joined: Feb 16, 2014
    Posts: 849

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    Wooooooo-Weeeee...........that Fairlane really "does-it-for-me"!!!!
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  11. Scrapin’Metal
    Joined: Mar 19, 2018
    Posts: 32

    Scrapin’Metal

    My girl wants to know if there could be 4 lifts to double stack! Henson tom mine on the bottom.
    Still 4 spots
     
  12. 64 ford full size
    30 ford rpu
    Sunbeam alpine
    64 f100
     
  13. drtrcrV-8
    Joined: Jan 6, 2013
    Posts: 1,204

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    My "Dream Quartet" : '56-'57 Continental II(let's dream big: make it a convertible! LOL) ; Late '50's- early '60's Kurtis-Offy(or NOVI) Indy Roadster ; A.J. Foyt's 4-Cam Ford Dirt Champ Car ; & finally , my current project : '28 Ford AA Roadster 1-1/2 ton to tow the race cars to the track(You didn't think I was just going to let them sit there, did you? SERIOUSLY???)
     
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  14. Gotgas
    Joined: Jul 22, 2004
    Posts: 6,752

    Gotgas
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    from DFW USA

    The Custom
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    The Hot Rod
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    The Race Car
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    The Truck
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  15. wuga
    Joined: Sep 21, 2008
    Posts: 308

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    1) 32 Bantan J/A
    2) 30 Hiboy
    3) 62 Cutlass
    4) Station wagon, maybe this one (not mine)

    Three spots taken, still have room for the fourth one.

    Warren
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  16. ratrodrodder
    Joined: Feb 19, 2008
    Posts: 38

    ratrodrodder
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    from Baltimore

    I'm in the warehouse camp myself... I aspire to Jay Leno's collection, or at least something of similar size. Somehow I doubt I'll ever get anywhere close...
    But back to the task at hand!
    Custom - 1960s Lincoln Continental MkIV, 4-door convertible
    Hot Rod - 1928-1932 Ford, 4 door phaeton
    Race Car - Shelby Daytona coupe
    Pickup - Hudson Terraplane, although the 1958 F100 posted earlier is awfully tempting
     
  17. jnaki
    Joined: Jan 1, 2015
    Posts: 3,809

    jnaki

    Hello,

    For an old guy with some history in the hot rod/drag race world, the hot rods/cars/trucks would be the following. But, first, we would have to get a 4-5 car garage, which means moving again, which means inland from the coast to afford a 5 car garage. My wife would have something drastically to say about such a move, despite the huge house, new hot rods/fast cars, and property that would be purchased. So, for the sake of the topic post, the 5 are:

    1. A 1928-29 EXTENDED CAB Model A RPU, with a blown 292 SBC, with modified Hilborn Injection, B&M stick hydro or similar, quick change rear, Halibrands, big/littles and full upholstery for street driving. Why an EXTENDED CAB/seating area? I am 6 feet tall/wide shoulders and the seating area of the standard RPU is a little cramped for everyday cruising for one or two. We are not straight arm drivers, but like plenty of room when driving.
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    It would only take a few extra inches of body extension rearward of the stock doors. (back to the rear fenders) That would give enough room for two on a daily drive basis. The stock bed length would still be enough for suitcases, tons of succulent plants and maybe some Robellini Palms. (or a shorter bed to keep the proportions similar)

    2. A red, 1965 Chevelle 2 door Station Wagon, big motor, B&M transmission or such, some kind of overdrive unit, A/C, Halibrands/American 5 spoke wheels, tinted windows, S/S interior with Recaro/BMW bucket seats. (safety for my longboard/shortboard)
    upload_2019-2-5_3-54-12.png a 1965 El Camino with purpose...

    3. My original 1940 Ford Sedan Delivery, (my first real purchase, with my own saved money) but with the big 348 motor in place when I saw it rumbling through the Bixby Knolls drive-in parking lot, rather than the stock Flathead. The original bare bones shell and 348/La Salle combination would be preferred.
    upload_2019-2-5_3-55-49.png There would be plenty of power to make those long, coastal, uphill drives easier and faster.

    4. The original Model A that we had purchased in 1957 Long Beach. We were going to make it into a daily street driver and a competitor in the Gas Coupe and Sedan Class at the drags. We got it running with the stock components, but, my brother sold it to finance the 1958 Impala.
    upload_2019-2-5_3-59-2.png Riverside Raceway 1959. This is what it would have looked like after we had built it to race.
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    It probably would have been my first, real, daily driver car when I got my driver’s license. If we had kept the Model A before/after the build it would have served a dual purpose. (before the 1958 black Impala and the 40 Ford Sedan Delivery) My brother already had a nice 51 Olds sedan at the time, or he would have taken the Model A and given me the 51 Olds sedan.

    5. Finally, A 1965 Black AC Cobra 427 CSX, with all of the goodies or with Borrani Wire Wheels. An original, not a re-pop.

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    Jnaki

    It happened to be 5, not 4 because, if the house were big enough, a 5 car garage would be necessary, then as the 5th garage would need a sunny day driver. So, out pops the 1965-67 (427) CSX Ford Cobra for a nice drive down the OC Coastline.
     
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  18. InstantT
    Joined: Aug 15, 2012
    Posts: 651

    InstantT
    Member
    from SoCal

    Custom ?
    Hotrod My 39
    Race, 36 Ford 5 window gasser
    Shop truck, 58 Ranchero (maybe this would fit my custom and I would only need 3)

    Sent from my LGLS992 using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
  19. KustomKreeps
    Joined: Jan 7, 2016
    Posts: 325

    KustomKreeps
    Member

    1948-53 Step Down Hudson custom. building it now.
    1965 Buick Riviera chopped n dropped.
    1939-49 Diamond T 201 pickup with duallies . Updated engine, winch and kept as a work truck.
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    Wouldn't throw 1970 Buick GSX or a 80s/90s drift car out of my garage either.
     

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