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If you could clone a hot rod

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bill Van Dyke, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. 31modelo
    Joined: Apr 9, 2006
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    I'd have to build a clone of the Devil, and although it's not a hot rod I'd love to build a clone of Ivo's twin engine dragster.
     
  2. Rich Rogers
    Joined: Apr 8, 2006
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    I'll ask him if he got any before he made it a single engine. If he does I'll put it up here. Totally wicked. He told me he had all he could do to drive it. Couldn't even begin to step on it without smokin the N-50s even at highway speed:eek:
     
  3. yngrodder
    Joined: Dec 1, 2002
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    Dick Patterson

     
  4. Well if ya want, but I was saving you a seat! :)
     
  5. Steves32
    Joined: Aug 28, 2007
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    I'll just list a few of my favs.


    I'm leaving the Boyce Asquith Deuce, even though wrong period. It's been my favorite for years.

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  6. doliak
    Joined: Nov 14, 2007
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    the Khougaz roadster
    the Frank Mack "T"
    Niekamp roadster
    The Magicar FED
    Wild Willy's Winged Express
    Chrisman bros & duncan coupe
    Doane Spencer's 32 (both of them)
    The two lane black top version of a '55
     
  7. doliak
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    forgot some pics haha
     

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  8. Nitti roadster
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    Milner coupe...cliche' maybe but I love this car.
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    I forgot the name of the guy who built this 36...but yes, THIS CAR!
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  9. 327-365hp
    Joined: Feb 5, 2006
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    A lot of good choices on here, tough to pick one. I would build the Mazmanian Willys, or the Vette, both are beautiful cars. Anyone have a good pic of the vette?
    Someone mentioned the Navarro T, that's another one that gets me excited.

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  10. Rikster
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    Donn Lowe built this one.... very nice.
     
  11. Ray Brown's T
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    Ak Miller's "Miller's Missile"
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    Wes Cooper's banger powered lakes roadster
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    The Giovanine/Spurgin '25 Chev lakes roadster is what my roadster is heavily based on, I am not building a clone as I feel there is no use cloning a car that still exists & is to be restored.
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  12. Oilcan Harry
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    "Ohio" George's 34 Ford or his 33 Willys. My favorite T- Bucket, Roth's Tweedy Pie [except for the purple paint....ugh.] And finally some guy in the early 60s built a T with crank to crank twin 283s with 4-71 blowers. Sorry can't find the mag it was in right now, but I always liked that one a lot.
     
  13. Bob Dobolina
    Joined: Jul 27, 2006
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    the Uncertain T
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    and a little later...

    the Deora
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  14. Gearhead Mike
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    What about Joi Lansing in Cliff Inman's Chrysler?
     
  15. Bill Neuman roadster. I did a search for a pic, but it's down?
     
  16. jagfxr1949
    Joined: Jun 27, 2008
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    If I was going to repicate a car I would be hard pressed to not do a copy of my Dad's 1941 or 1942 built A-V8 on '32 rails. Trying to find a better pic of the car without the relatives blocking the view and not water damaged.
     

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  17. six pack to go
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    from new jersey

    Bluebird, hands down!!!! PS, anybody got the history on this car??:cool:
     

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  18. Cris
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    The Skip Hudson '28 Roadster, no two ways about it.

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  19. autobilly
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    I've got to agree with your choice Jimmy. Historically significant, innovative and functionally attractive.
     
  20. olscrounger
    Joined: Feb 23, 2008
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    love all mentioned but really like--
    Isky roadster
    Texiera Willys-Skip already did the real one !!!
    Edelbrock roadster
     
  21. Okievoodoo
    Joined: Jul 12, 2007
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    I'd just settle for the car my dad and a buddy of his had in high school...

    circa 1948...

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  22. Not a hot rod but I would clone the Bettancourt merc.
     
  23. GuyW
    Joined: Feb 23, 2007
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    Donn Lowe's drag racing T roadster pickup...no pic :(

    EDITED IN WHOOPS...I might have mis-remembered this car...
     
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