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Hot Rods How many hot rods do you own that you built?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Frames, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. Frames
    Joined: Apr 24, 2012
    Posts: 2,816


    I do all the work except trans and upolstery. The lone Ranger, 4 carb Stude engine. Can't show the cab. 3 pictures of the Chevy PU. Took me 18 months to build. img337.jpg img210.jpg img196.jpg img114.jpg img091 - Copy.jpg img171.jpg GOODSGUYS   PACKARD 018.JPG autobarn4.jpg the LONE RANGER 007.JPG _pickup_rear_quarter_z - Copy.jpg _side_ - Copy.jpg _1944_chevy_FRONT - Copy.jpg img379.jpg
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  2. One... Ate my brain for 8 years... DSC01340.JPG
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  3. hfh
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    Posts: 228

    from Western MA

    IMG_2897.JPG Just one. And I had lots of help on that one.
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  5. denis4x4
    Joined: Apr 23, 2005
    Posts: 3,381

    from Colorado

  6. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 3,566

    from Oregon

    Presently own that I built ,0. I do have a 1927 T Tudor. Two future projects that will be built by me.
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  7. vtx1800
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 934


    Two (unless hot rod is defined as pre war), both of 'em in the avatar (although the primer red Stude is now black and has glass:) Neither as nice as the aforementioned:(
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  8. trollst
    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    Posts: 1,624


    Built lots, own two.
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  9. cheap-n-dirty
    Joined: Jan 28, 2002
    Posts: 696


    have had these three, roadster is the same one.

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  10. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,242


    Yup, I have built a number and just have one left and a maybe to be built!
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  11. lumpy 63
    Joined: Aug 2, 2010
    Posts: 1,103

    lumpy 63

  12. wicarnut
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 3,391


    0 built from scratch for me, several race cars, Midget/Sprint, but I bought pro built chassis kits, components, so it was like putting together big erector sets. Dennis, As Always your work is outstanding, you are a true Craftsman, very few can compare to your fab skills.
  13. None, I sold them all.
  14. Bill Rinaldi
    Joined: Mar 23, 2006
    Posts: 1,719

    Bill Rinaldi

    Until I was 65 (or so) my cars were a team effort or a commitee effort, about that time I became proficient enough to do most work my self , still needed help with engine internal trans/work and advanced interior work. Rust, body work, finish work, frame work, I could pretty much handle, I even became able to get predictable paint results. I consider my self a home builder who has a lot of good prefessional buddys, thanks to them and a lot of personnal advice, I do OK. Bill Rinaldi
  15. olscrounger
    Joined: Feb 23, 2008
    Posts: 3,609


  16. gene-koning
    Joined: Oct 28, 2016
    Posts: 1,585


    I have 2 hot rods that I own and can drive right now that I built from scratch, that are titled to me. There is a 3rd one started (titled in my name) that has been delayed because of other peoples projects. None are anywhere near the level that has been shown previously.

    If you count the ones I've built and drove for several years, that no longer belong to me, that number jumps up to around 15. Then add the rides I've build for and with my son for his pleasure.

    Then I was a car owner in the hobby class at our local dirt track, 20 years, 15 brand new drivers, 15 years in the top 10 in points for our class. I built all those cars, and a few of those years required 3-4 "new" cars for the season. Sometimes new drivers are pretty tough on cars. For a several year run, 5 or more of the guys running in the late model class got their start in racing in my car.
    I've been pretty productive building these racers and drivers over the years. Gene
  17. All I own I built................. 20191004_120216.jpg
  18. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,602


    I have built 18 from the ground up in my 48 years, still own 4. Going to start hoarding from now on.


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