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got myself a shoebox finally......

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fellow, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. fellow
    Joined: Mar 12, 2008
    Posts: 40

    fellow
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    from LaPeer, MI

    After years of wanting one. I finally got the trades and sales lined up a found a shoebox worth buying. It is a 1950 two door sedan. 51 merc skirts. stock v8 flathead. interior is perfect. runs and drives like a camp. at the moment all i want to do to it is lower it. what should i do im thinking 2in in the back and 4in in the front to level it out and still have a good driving car.........
     

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  2. cops-n-rodders
    Joined: May 8, 2010
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    What a CREAMPUFF... Congrats and enjoy!!!
     
  3. thesupersized
    Joined: Aug 22, 2004
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    nice car, but those aren't 51 merc skirts, they're shoebox skirts, 51 merc skirts won't fit under the stock sidetrim unless cut down.
     
  4. BOP-Nut
    Joined: Oct 20, 2008
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    Wow, congrats on that... I'd do 4" all around but that's just me. I like the ass-end down a bit more than the front.
     

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  5. Toast
    Joined: Jan 6, 2007
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    from Jenks, OK

    Very nice! Congrats!
     
  6. Buddy Palumbo
    Joined: Mar 30, 2008
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    You sure found yourself a nice one !! Drive that sucker & enjoy it ...
     
  7. oc dave
    Joined: Sep 9, 2009
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    I like it, great score!
     
  8. inliner54
    Joined: Feb 9, 2007
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    inliner54
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    Its super clean dude. nice score
     
  9. flathead fred
    Joined: Jul 18, 2006
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    Welcome to the sickness that is the Ford Shoebox! Parts and info are aplenty, That is a pretty one, too pretty to cut up, just drop it and enjoy, and I agree that rear a bit lower looks great.
     
  10. 76ironhead
    Joined: Mar 12, 2009
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    Nice lookin car i did mine 2 in the front 4 out back sits a little low in the back just like i like
     
  11. Greaser Bob
    Joined: Mar 5, 2006
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    Veeeerryy kool dude!!!
     
  12. fellow
    Joined: Mar 12, 2008
    Posts: 40

    fellow
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    from LaPeer, MI

    na this one isnt get cut up. she is to nice. driving her every day. damn reliable car. i need to track down a good front bumper and not get raped on the price....
     

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