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Hot Rods Geoff Miles & Steve Coonan: ROADTRIP!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 18,931

    from Austin, TX
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  2. Coonan joined our Street Rod Club in Maryland when he was 15 or 16. Great to see he still has the mentality of a teenager.

    I'll never grow up, never grow up, etc. from some Disney movie?
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2008
  3. Deuce Roadster
    Joined: Sep 8, 2002
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    Deuce Roadster
    Member Emeritus

    NOTHING ... like having a spare chassis for your Roadster ... along with you for a road trip.
    I usually take along a few spares ... but this takes it to the NEXT level

  4. g-lover51
    Joined: Oct 23, 2006
    Posts: 587

    from Dallas Ga

    Hats off to them. Looks like it would be one hell of blast to drive that set up accross country.
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  5. willysguy
    Joined: Oct 2, 2007
    Posts: 1,202

    from Canada

    Maybe they'll find a body at the swap meet!
  6. Jeff Norwell
    Joined: Aug 20, 2003
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    Jeff Norwell
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    Now thats cool.

    They should swing thru Palookaville for free pancakes and beer.
  7. Von Franco
    Joined: Nov 26, 2001
    Posts: 1,285

    Von Franco

    Nows thats TRADITIONAL.......................
  8. Kevin Lee
    Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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    Kevin Lee
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    This rules. Doesn't seem that long ago Casey and I were puling away from your house in Brookside with my rolling chassis in tow and you shaking your head grinning at my tow bar setup.
  9. Deuce Roadster
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    Deuce Roadster
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  10. belair
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 8,326


    Cool lookin mill.
  11. [​IMG]

    "Geoff, you'll be fine here for a few days. The liquor store is over there & the motel is just down the street. I'll pick you up on the way back through."
  12. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,599

    from SUGAR CITY

    I would probably shit myself if I were to see that on the Interstate. How fucking cool is that? And that Chassis looks great too!
  13. fiat128
    Joined: Jun 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,428

    from El Paso TX

    That's unreal, I bet I flat towed a dozen cars out of CA and didn't know that was a problem for anybody.
  14. Landmule
    Joined: Apr 14, 2003
    Posts: 455


    Takes the notion of "Trailer Queen" to an all new level. Way to Go!!!
  15. I can't wait to see it in Louisville!
  16. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,673

    G V Gordon
    from Enid OK

    Danged nice engine trailer!
  17. Steve and I were talking about this at the L.A.R.S. and I told I told him I thought it freakin too cool.We both kinda laughed at the notion and I told him there would be a bunch of naysayers but go for it! Can't wait to talk to him on Wednesday when I get to Louisville and hear the stories of the road.
  18. 1950ChevySuburban
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
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    from Tucson AZ

    That is cool. Can't think of a better way to get it there, or more fun either!
  19. gee
    some one here posted a lost glass 32 body on the freeway in mid America...

    dragging this frame around is like trolling for a "lunker"
    maybe the 32 gods(dogs)will smile and all will be united:)

    did any one notice in the above pic they are on Route 66
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008
  20. oldandkrusty
    Joined: Oct 8, 2002
    Posts: 2,096


    What am I missing here:

    "That determination has not gone untested. Once word of the plan spread, all of Steve and Geoff’s roadtrip buddies bailed and made other arrangements for traveling. And absolutely no one in NorCal was willing to help the two with a tow bar set up. Folks just didn’t want much to do with the idea… at all."

    Roadtrip buddies bailing on you because you come up with an idea that just my be fun to look back on in your dotage??? I'm thinking they are the type of buddies one really doesn't need.

    And what the hell was up with no one in Northern Cal being willing to help with a tow bar for the trip. Crap, it really wasn't that long ago when we would use a set of Ford wishbones as a tow bar and then tow all over Hell's half-acre! Has the fear of liability gotten us to this point in our lives? Glad you guys got some help on a problem that really wasn't a problem. Sheeeeeeesh, what a bunch of pussies!!!

    Anyway, glad Steve and Geoff got this thing on the road and glad to see the naysayers didn't ruin their fun. Go for it, guys!
  21. ratrodder34
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 2,219

    from Irvine,ky.

    I will be there looking for them......2 more days and counting. Last year I was the 11,508 car to register.........they will fit right in.
  22. I wish I had a picture of the ridiculous setup I had to move my '46 Tudor, sans front suspension, from my garage to my barn 3 miles away in one of the most densely populated counties in FL. It involved an ATV trailer, ratchet straps, 2 6' long 2 x 8s with a 3/4" hole drilled down the center and a 6" long 3/4" bolt and a stack of washers.
  23. Hell, that sounds like half the hot rods in Florida. :D

  24. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 18,931

    from Austin, TX
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  25. El Jefe
    Joined: Dec 12, 2002
    Posts: 714

    El Jefe
    Alliance Member

    We are waiting for them in Peculiar Mo and then heading up to St Louis w/ them and on to Louisville. Got here last night after leaving Salina. Wished they'd hurry up and get here. I'm hungry.
  26. jfrolka
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 897


    Got any more pics of that cadillac power
  27. Jive-Bomber
    Joined: Aug 21, 2001
    Posts: 3,275


    Geoff is one crazy Aussie! I'm sure he and Steve have some great stories to tell out of it-- And heck, thats half the fun anyway, eh?
  28. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 17,578

    from California

    seems to me it would be more fun without the chassis behind you slowing you down. nothing like pedal to the metal when you are getting on the freeway or cruising at 85 mph.
  29. Jeem
    Joined: Sep 12, 2002
    Posts: 5,885

    Alliance Vendor

    Where's the A body, why is it not going for the ride too?
  30. Knowing Steve--- He probably is doin 85 !!!

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