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Hot Rods GLITTER! GLITTER!***Diamond Deuce part IV**

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jeff Norwell, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. All these verbal hand jobs for your supreme effort here! Enhorabuena profunda!


    But I know as an artist you have to put something controversial in there, those radiator hoses have got to go back on your water heater. Ugly like a bucket of armpits!
     
  2. It sucks! Now, if you want to get some ideas on how to change it to a good lookin truck, just feast your eyes on my old 33....now here's perfection! Keep trying, Jeff...you'll get it eventually.
     

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  3. alfin32
    Joined: Jun 20, 2006
    Posts: 1,376

    alfin32
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Essex, Ma.

    Jeff,
    We fabbed an aluminum neck for the water crossover,
    and the water pump to allow us to use a straight piece
    of hose because we couldn't find a store bought one.
    Alex
    ps...I love that braided fuel line, I'm using the same stuff.
     

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  4. continentaljohn
    Joined: Jul 24, 2002
    Posts: 4,428

    continentaljohn
    Member

    WOW:eek:, what a work of ART it's perfect !! RULER!!
     
  5. kustombypook
    Joined: Oct 12, 2002
    Posts: 683

    kustombypook
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  6. Conder
    Joined: Jan 16, 2005
    Posts: 983

    Conder

    Nice Jeff, that's a BADASS motor Axle.
     
  7. Niiiiice Jeffy!
     
  8. woodguy@woodieworks.net
    Joined: Mar 17, 2006
    Posts: 205

    woodguy@woodieworks.net
    Member

    wow... perfect...best looking truck I seen in years....
     
  9. flatheadpete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2003
    Posts: 9,623

    flatheadpete
    Member
    from Burton, MI

    Good lord!! This made my day.
     
  10. Ned_Gob
    Joined: Jan 12, 2007
    Posts: 539

    Ned_Gob
    Member

    Jeff, are you really from Ontario ? 'cause you make it cool as Cali. !
     
  11. Candy-Man
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 1,704

    Candy-Man
    Member

    Well first I have to say Jeff certainly deserves a hot rod with a tube axle out front similar to Henry's in 1937 and painted rear drums like Henry's in 1957, I'm sure this may get a rise out of a few great hot rodders.

    Jeff became very fustrated during the build of his pick up as the prevous builder appeared to run into some sort of problems, however; I do not know the previous builder or have been introduced to the 'gentleman'......

    During this time I was looking for some art work for my little, unknown, still unknown hot rod company which I play around with on the side to fulfill my addiction to hot rods both plated for the street and on the 1320.

    Well Jeff came with some great art during which time he approached me regarding this build and problems he was having with the progress, what was explained to Jeff as a near finished product. Too make a long story short, there are plently of pictures of the finished product before the arrival in my little back yard garage and holy shit man, we were a long away from being finish. I don't think these pictures will be aired and should they be?? The past is the past !!!!

    The frame was excellent (different builder), but everything else had to be blown apart, cut out, disassembled, as Jeff really began to panic as I sent Jeff numerous progress pic's. Well it certainly looked like we were going in reverse, because we were !!!!! As I said to Jeff, I am not a "Roy Brizzo" or "LITTLEMAN" and never will be, however; I will build it to the best of my ability in my spare time when I am not at my real job and build it as if it was for myself.

    Jeff and myself bashed around numerous idea's, front nerf bumper to compliment the original rear bumper (which the previous builder did not use), roll pans under the box instead of flat steel which I cut off, flat floor in the box instead of three levels which would show off his "tiger cut maple" wood, and why extend the tail lights and exhaust tips away from the rear roll pan. The work began and 8 months later it is were it is today. The headers, well they changed style during the build using truck, flathead, oil canasters for the collectors just like the old timers did in the 50's with the painted rear 1957 Ford 9" rear brake drums.

    This hot rod is Jeff's vision, plain and simple, which exemplifies his art work !!!

    Smoke them rear hydes, shift that cog cluster in your gow job as it is a goer and don't be feathering the clutch, enjoy buddy !!!!!

    Hey Franco, maybe you need a starter for the big show down next year on the road from the Salt Lick Restaurant? Wait until Jeff eats, he just may not fit into the cab.... He He He ......
     
  12. WhoDoYouFink
    Joined: Jan 29, 2007
    Posts: 391

    WhoDoYouFink
    Member

    It's been said a bunch already, but, that is one sweet truck! 'Grats on a righteous build dude.
     
  13. PACHECO
    Joined: Jun 25, 2008
    Posts: 323

    PACHECO

    Jeff that is one sweet ride!
     
  14. Barn-core
    Joined: Jan 26, 2004
    Posts: 946

    Barn-core
    Member

    Looks damn fine, you've got every right to be proud.
     
  15. jeebus chirs jeff!!!! you told me you were goin to do a new thread! i went by this one twice cause it was so long, i thought it was the old thread! not good with roman numerals...im an american dammit! ;)
    anywho....LOOKS FUGGIN GREAT MAN! you should be proud!
    if i had any photoshop skills, there be a kropdusters plaque hangin in the curve on that rear bumper! ;)
    you know anyone artsy like that, thatll do that for me????????
    imma mail your shit today, but if you would like a plaque to purdy up that truck, give a shout!!!! ;P
     
  16. 60'shotrod
    Joined: Nov 18, 2007
    Posts: 2,913

    60'shotrod
    Member

    HOLY SHIT! That is BEAUTIFUL.Just Bloody Amazing!
     
  17. Aman
    Joined: Dec 28, 2005
    Posts: 2,522

    Aman
    Member
    from Texas

    Man that thing came out great!! Now...for God's sake throw some dirt and grease on that shop floor!! You're making me feel like a dirt ball...do ya live in the shop or what?
     
  18. novadude
    Joined: Dec 15, 2005
    Posts: 532

    novadude
    Member

    Absolutely Beautiful!

    This is what the "rat rodz" guys should be striving for! :D
     
  19. Aman
    Joined: Dec 28, 2005
    Posts: 2,522

    Aman
    Member
    from Texas

    One question: where did you get the fuel block and the pressure gauge? Thanks.
     
  20. Jeem
    Joined: Sep 12, 2002
    Posts: 5,885

    Jeem
    Alliance Vendor

    Dang Jeffrey, this little pickup is very, very nice, you HOMO. (sorry)

    I know you've fretted, fussed and cussed, but LUKATUT!!!!

    Killer job and kudos to you and everyone involved, DANG Holmes!

    Bitchin' hair too.




    XXXXXOOOOOO
     
  21. Doc Squat
    Joined: Apr 17, 2008
    Posts: 1,375

    Doc Squat
    Member
    from tulsa, ok

    Yes, and he still owns it. JUST KIDDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Tursday night cruise at Fuddruckers.
    _______________________________________________________________________-
    Like I told the kid, "Your music not too loud, it just sucks!"
     
  22. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,265

    SinisterCustom
    Member

    I wasn't makin' fun Jeff.......I LOVE it!:D

    "Diamonds are forever"
     
  23. dv8
    Joined: Apr 15, 2001
    Posts: 1,097

    dv8
    Member

    Uh yeah....That's awesome!!!

    What's the matter? No Hemi stuff around there? :)
     
  24. 39sledge
    Joined: Feb 11, 2007
    Posts: 155

    39sledge
    Member

    oh man.............mr. norwell you get an
     
  25. 39sledge
    Joined: Feb 11, 2007
    Posts: 155

    39sledge
    Member

    I,M SO SPEECHLESS i forgot to say Aplus.
     
  26. that there is one nice pickup.
     
  27. DYNODANNY
    Joined: Aug 9, 2006
    Posts: 1,411

    DYNODANNY
    Member

    Now this should be a good example to alot of us here. Very nice truck you have built. Could we see some more close ups of your truck?
     
  28. hotrod36
    Joined: Aug 31, 2006
    Posts: 231

    hotrod36
    Member

    Jeff, making me jealous. I need to get my ass in gear and finish mine. All the best...
     
  29. Fine job there man.
     
  30. Ebert
    Joined: Feb 13, 2006
    Posts: 1,916

    Ebert
    Member

    That's one BITCHIN' hot rod, Jeff! Awesome job on NAILING it!
    Ebert
     

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