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HAMB Exclusive: 8mm Hot Rod Footage (1964)

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jive-Bomber, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Jive-Bomber
    Joined: Aug 21, 2001
    Posts: 3,557


  2. big creep
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 2,945

    big creep

    that was sweet! i love the shot around town, the good old days!
  3. CAL
    Joined: May 5, 2005
    Posts: 396

    from Neosho Mo.

    That was great! Thanks.
  4. Tbomb428
    Joined: Aug 18, 2006
    Posts: 506

    from SoCal

    That's as close to a time machine as we get. Thanks for posting.

    I'm thinking it's 1963 though, as that's the newest cars I see in all of the racing footage, and all of the "new" Chevy's at the dealership are '63s.


  5. glenn33
    Joined: Sep 11, 2006
    Posts: 1,838

    from Browns, IL

    Loved the Model T Touring rounding the corner at 4:22....

  6. gr8ness13
    Joined: Aug 28, 2008
    Posts: 405


    Very cool....
  7. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    That's pretty awesome! My favorite part is the Corvettes battling it out....then stomping the T-Bird!
  8. Slim Pickens
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
    Posts: 3,342

    Slim Pickens

    Bad Ass. Was life simpler back in the earlier 60s? I don’t know, People had to work, stay healthy, teach your children. Same as today. I was a kid then. Only thing, I wish my kids could have grown up then. Just drop me off in that Chevy dealer. Priceless. Slim
  9. mramsey
    Joined: Apr 22, 2010
    Posts: 1


    The town resembles Colusa, California, about an hour north of Sacramento, but it could also easily be one of many small towns in the Sacramento or Central Valleys.
  10. 57dodge
    Joined: Feb 27, 2007
    Posts: 192


    Some Good Background Music to this Would Be Green Onions By Booker T.
  11. Finn Jensen
    Joined: Dec 20, 2008
    Posts: 667

    Finn Jensen

    But a 64 Ford wagon also makes an appearance.
  12. very cool post. man what a neat video. thanks for sharing
  13. fifTsix
    Joined: Jul 26, 2008
    Posts: 486

    from TEXAS

    what he said ^^^^^
  14. croxxedmember
    Joined: Apr 16, 2010
    Posts: 159


    could anyone explain what is on the film for those of us that can't see?
  15. KIRK!
    Joined: Feb 20, 2002
    Posts: 12,031


    Yowza! He needs to get that up on one of the stock photo sites and make some money. I'd love to see bits of that on the next History Channel car-related special.
  16. Brewton
    Joined: Jun 24, 2005
    Posts: 884


    Wow - that's some cool footage. Looks like small town USA.... I love it!
  17. Joshua Shaw
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
    Posts: 2,191

    Joshua Shaw

    The "Chevy Dealership" is also a OK USED CAR LOT. (sold used Chevy's) Blue and yellow sign with a circle at the top. Rare signs. Thats why there is all those early model Chevy's sitting on the lot too. Might be HIS lot, or where he worked.
    VERY neat film! We push fuel cars today at around 30 MPH, I think them boys were rollin a bit better than that!! :D

    Thanks a ton for sharing!

    J Shaw

    Attached Files:

  18. Labold
    Joined: Nov 1, 2007
    Posts: 1,219


    Thanks for posting, that's an awesome video.

    ...gonna have to watch that again right quick.
  19. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,200


    Thank you for posting that up.I'll watch it a couple more dozen times.....
  20. Tbomb428
    Joined: Aug 18, 2006
    Posts: 506

    from SoCal

    I'll watch it again to see if you're right. However, all of the "new" cars at the lot are 1963's. Also, new model year cars come out before the actual calendar year. So, I'm still thinking it's 1963 even if there was 1 1964 car in it.
  21. Kustm52
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 1,981


    That's two different drag strips, isn't it?
  22. What he said.Cool mild custom '56 Chev in the used cars too.
  23. Thanks for the memories. Loved FED being push started. Keys to the car yard today.What a Lotto win!
  24. 39cent
    Joined: Apr 4, 2006
    Posts: 1,569

    from socal

    thems the days our old hot rods turned into street rods as the muscle cars took over.
  25. shmoozo
    Joined: Aug 14, 2007
    Posts: 672

    from Media, PA

    The image was a little too fuzzy for me to tell for sure, but it looked like some of the road signs that would have indicated route numbers at the intersection might have had an outlined shape that would be like the shape of the state where it was located. The other signs seemed to indicate a US route.

    It was difficult to tell, but could it have been a Missouri route sign? Can anybody else catch it?

    Oh, and isn't it interesting to watch racing videos where all of the cars have steel wheels and some of them have wide white walls on all 4 wheels?

  26. BStoltz
    Joined: Mar 30, 2009
    Posts: 123


    great video, loved the shots from around the town what a time machine!!!
  27. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,546

    from WA

    Jeez....that was like watching my memories flow out on You Tube.......Damn!
  28. Engine-Ear
    Joined: Jun 12, 2008
    Posts: 706

    Alliance Vendor

    Friendly, drunken advice to anyone reading this who is into FILM and is UNtrained (like ME): watch the footage and SLOW the eff down with the camera next time you record!

    Sweeping by so quickly at the cell-rate of FILM makes for a much less enjoyable presentation.

    See you May 8th at Union Grove for the Chrome Czars drag day! Bring your movie cams!!
  29. 31fordV860
    Joined: Jan 22, 2007
    Posts: 864


    Wow....Somebody out there create a "JalopyTube" ....there has got to be more 8mm's out there like this....

    I sat mezmerized watching It .....

    It looked like a bubble top impala pushing a dragster in a few of the frames...not sure??
  30. Rudy J
    Joined: Sep 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,485

    Rudy J
    1. Austin HAMB'ers

    Very cool footage - thanks for posting!

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