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How is everyone's car projects coming along?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 30FordNerd, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. msalamanca
    Joined: May 25, 2011
    Posts: 526


    If mine was a horse I would shoot it.

    Having major issues with the rear 1/4.
  2. enfieldjoe
    Joined: Jun 5, 2009
    Posts: 838

    from Eustis, FL

    My 50 Merc project met a major milestone: all body work is complete and body is in epoxy primer!!

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  3. aldixie
    Joined: May 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,634


    Got the bed mounted on the 40 Ford, bolted up the only rear fender I had on the passenger side. Cursed that I didn't have the drivers side rear and then Sunday night found one on the auction site a steel original the same price as a fiberglass one. Now just waiting for it to arrive. That will finish the body on the truck. Then I just have to get it running.
  4. Donzie
    Joined: Aug 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,779


    Actually progress is being made to the T-Bird. Getting the mechanicals finished up before starting on body and paint. There's a top secret mod we're planning, but we need to get some other things finished first.
  5. 1959Nomad
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,061


    that is a major milestone, congratulations, looking good
    Joined: Oct 30, 2006
    Posts: 959


    Dead stop.....I cant believe moving and organizing 10 yrs of accumulated parts would take so long!!
  7. Chickenlegs
    Joined: Oct 13, 2011
    Posts: 44


    I still have staring contest between me and my Hup. I do get alot of beer drinking done though. Wheres my motivation?
  8. outlaw256
    Joined: Jun 26, 2008
    Posts: 2,023


    after finishing my wife ot67 impala last month i now have time for something else, but what? ive got a glass 41 willys in the shop, to build. a old harley chpped trike , ot 68 mustang to finish, my 62 galaxie dd to paint, a 47 ford f3 to build. hell i dont know what tdo so i just aint gonna do anything for
  9. don daddyo
    Joined: Feb 20, 2011
    Posts: 225

    don daddyo

    I got to clean my space first , it's a mess but winter is for working inside...
  10. Boyd Who
    Joined: Nov 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,196

    Boyd Who

    Mine's come to a complete halt while we deal with my wife's health issues. I've pretty much lost all interest in working on it right now.
  11. 1970malibu
    Joined: Feb 1, 2011
    Posts: 140

    from Minnesota

    With winter coming and no heat in the garage, I see no beginning or end in the near future! My poor Henry. :(
  12. Jen......
    Joined: Nov 8, 2006
    Posts: 521


    mine is waiting for more parts and for me to finish this roof on the house. basicly all i have is a tarp to cover my home this has become a nightmare since there is only two of here to fix it

  13. Just finished the shop and back to work on the race car, the wife started a restoration project on a 28 Studebaker. Life is good.
  14. gsport
    Joined: Jul 16, 2009
    Posts: 679


    i'm now in the middle of doing a new wire harness in mine..
  15. voodoo1
    Joined: Jun 27, 2007
    Posts: 452


    I just walked out to garage. It's still there.... Mike
  16. Munster Motors
    Joined: Jan 23, 2012
    Posts: 457

    Munster Motors

    well motor and trans is all fresh and ready to go in the 56 plymouth

    got some different wheels for the 27 Model T and some other small parts

    the 46 dodge truck is coming along got it fired up and got a new coil, fuel pump, plugs put in still need to rebuild carb and buy a new battery 6 volt still for now..

    the 49 chebby still sits while i accumalate more parts for it seems like it was the easiest to find custom parts

    my other two door 56 plymouth just sits waiting in line patiently at a budy's house.

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  17. Cleaning and organizing the shop - after four years in our new house, I'm finally able to spend some time and money on things for *me*... looking forward to getting started on my roadster after New Years.
  18. Got the new hand brake cables sorted on my 26 rpu and starting to triangulate the rear radius rods today and will start the exhaust system soon.not as much progress as i had hoped for. JW[​IMG]
  19. dad-bud
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 3,885


    Don't ask - spending waaaaaaaaay too much time on the HAMB
  20. 51 mercules
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,984

    51 mercules

    Too slow! I got a running hemi for my merc and I have a trans that needs rebuilt.
  21. Jimbacca
    Joined: Jul 17, 2011
    Posts: 243


    Slow on the Studebaker. Soon to be heading backwards when we pull the body off the frame to go through it all.
  22. Rob68
    Joined: Jun 16, 2011
    Posts: 495


    Mine is sitting under tarps staying dry for the wet Portland winter. Waiting on a float for the 1904. Hope to have it as my butt ugly (for the time being) daily driver by spring.
  23. A Boner
    Joined: Dec 25, 2004
    Posts: 5,448

    A Boner

    Bill's is almost done.....Jim's is stalled out.....Bob sold his....Larry just chopped the top on his....and I sold mine, and bought a finished 1923 Buick.
  24. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 26,666


    Still there, look close there are Lyndwood rail parts on the table along with parts of the '30 Roadster body. Bob

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  25. pincher
    Joined: Sep 12, 2007
    Posts: 378

    from Saginaw

    Slow and steady on the 27 T coupe, frame done,body almost done have to fit the trunk lid,lots of small stuff to do. Hope to get the body painted by Dec.>>>>>>>>PINCHER

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