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Hot Rods If you could only pick three vehicles to have ....

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 41rodderz, Jun 29, 2019.

  1. ken bogren
    Joined: Jul 6, 2010
    Posts: 656

    ken bogren

    There are too many choices!
    63 Falcon convertible, I have this one
    57 Rambler Rebel, This is my dream car!

    After those two, I'd like any 57-9 Dodge or 59 -60 Plymouth sedan, hardtop or convertible, just because of the fins!
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  2. That is a unusual car, I've only seen one in my life. HRP
  3. '36 Ford 5-window coupe
    '64-65 Buick Riviera
    '66 Plymouth Hemi Satellite with Dana rear and 4-speed.
  4. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 45,359


    I had them, but sold two of I guess there really isn't an answer, for me. My desires keep changing.
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  5. I intend to keep my old beater & the wagon, but if I never have another old car I will be content, I have had a lot of them in the past. HRP
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  6. olscrounger
    Joined: Feb 23, 2008
    Posts: 3,739


    Have had most of the ones I would want. Have my 40 and wife's 55-they aren't going any where. On the lookout for anther 40 to keep me occupied. Kinda miss my 57 Fuely sometimes.
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  7. swervyjoe
    Joined: Jun 17, 2014
    Posts: 13


    '60 Ford Starliner "May Cause Dangerous"
    '59 Buick "The Lone Wolf"
    '57 F-100
  8. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 4,217

    from Oregon

    The Chevy 2 is not one of your top 3 ?
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  9. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 45,359


    for the rest of my life? hmmm....
  10. camcrusher
    Joined: Aug 11, 2013
    Posts: 133

    from Candor, NY

    '29 five window model a, '30-'31 five window model a & a '34 Ford pickup.
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  11. jimmie addisons 1967 silver bullet 67 gtx. the king of woodward ave. mr norms 1965 dodge blown nitro altered wheelbase car. the California kid.
  12. oldpl8s
    Joined: Apr 11, 2007
    Posts: 1,350


    Assuming money is no object:
    1. Phantom Corsair
    2. Buick Y job
    3. 1933 Studebaker Land Cruiser

    First 2 are unique, the Studebaker has only 3-4 still around. 1938-Phantom-Corsair-at-the-2016-Amelia-Island-Concours.jpg 1938-Buick-YJob-Concept5.jpg Stude.jpg
  13. bchctybob
    Joined: Sep 18, 2011
    Posts: 2,068


    I'm afraid I couldn't narrow it down that far, maybe a top ten? And even at ten the top three would vary on any given day. There's just too many cool cars in this world.
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  14. Zack Methvin
    Joined: Jan 1, 2010
    Posts: 253

    Zack Methvin

    1. 1967 Marina Blue Corvette Stingray (427/435 HP w/ 4-speed)
    2. 1955 Chevy Belair 2 Dr. Hardtop (red/white)
    3. 1966 Marina Blue Chevelle SS (427 w/4-speed)
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  15. texasred
    Joined: Dec 3, 2008
    Posts: 1,058

    from Houston

    Any 3 from Moriarity's collection:cool::cool::cool:
  16. Today's pick, subject to change at my whim. 36 Ford roadster, full house flatty colombia Dago axle big and littles on 35 wires 62 Austin Healey 3000 MKIItri carb two seater and a small tank Crocker
  17. partsdawg
    Joined: Feb 12, 2006
    Posts: 2,616

    from Minnesota

    Gray primer 55 Chevy 2 door sedan. 327 4-speed. Had one,sold it.
    Gray primer 55 Chevy 2 door sedan. 427 4-speed. Had one,sold it.
    Gray primer 55 Chevy 2 door sedan. 426 Hemi 4-speed. Have not owned one.(yet)
  18. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 4,217

    from Oregon

    At least you
    At least you are open minded to the engine . :)
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  19. A 32 Ford Hi-Boy Roadster:rolleyes: A 32 Ford Hi-Boy five window:rolleyes: And a 66 275 GTB alloy Ferrari.:eek: hey I am Italian.:cool:
  20. Barn Hunter
    Joined: Feb 15, 2012
    Posts: 1,315

    Barn Hunter

    36 Ford coupe custom tail dragger with skirts
    57 Vette street legal /gasser stance
    Pro street blown sbc 63 XKE coupe
    ....this week....
  21. Unique Rustorations
    Joined: Nov 15, 2018
    Posts: 316

    Unique Rustorations

    Any ‘62-63 Pontiac Super Duty big car. I’ll make it easy and not even specify the trans. Loud Bang has a pic prolly
    I’m sure the closest I’ll ever come is a clone of some sort.

    The other two I already ‘66 GTO (bought it 36 years ago, it’s still in my father’s name) and the ratty ‘64 GTO (avatar) that my wife bought and allows me to drive it daily. I get asked when we are going to restore it often. Hmmm. If that requires taking it off the road for more than a few days then I guess never!!
    Honestly I figure the Good Lord could take me tomorrow so I better enjoy it while I can...

    In retrospect I like all of the early super stock cars regardless who made them. I could own any number of wagons too.

    Regards, Randy

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  22. hotrodfords
    Joined: Apr 30, 2013
    Posts: 84


    ‘32 Highboy Roadster (the wind in your hair)
    ‘55-57 Chevy 1/2 ton, v8 3 on the tree (daily driver and support vehicle)
    ‘65 Shelby GT350 (turns corners well)
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    Ivo Model T, 1953 Buic[​IMG]k Skylark, 1936 37 Cord, had the last two in the past, lucky guy.[​IMG]
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  24. 4 pedals
    Joined: Oct 8, 2009
    Posts: 667

    4 pedals
    from Nor Cal

    I bought my 64 Camino when I was 16, and did everything a 16 year old does in it. Still have it 30 years later. It'll never leave.

    My parents bought a Datsun 240Z new in 1972, my mom drove it daily for 30 years. I got it in 2002, and sent it overseas to my brother in 2013. It will come back to me eventually. OT I realize, but on the list for forever cars.

    I like the project of my Henry J, but I'm not married to it. It could go potentially.

    That leaves room for one more. There are many, many cool cars I like. Today I think that could be filled by a 427 Cobra. And this coming from a guy with a Chevy background. But a raw, brutally fast car sounds like a lot of fun in an area with nothing but winding mountain roads where I live.

  25. 58cchevy
    Joined: Jan 1, 2011
    Posts: 186


    My 58 impala - 62 fuel injected corvette - 57 thunder bird
  26. TERPU
    Joined: Jan 2, 2004
    Posts: 2,211


    I'd fail miserably and still have stuff stored in garages all over town.

    It'd be easier on us addicts if you narrow it down to like which three Model A's would you have, or what 40's cars would you own, maybe even 50-54 as a class, how about 55-65. :eek:
    Just sayin' because I doubt anyone on here could stick to a list of three. You ever tried to pick out just one Hot Wheel?

    - Tim
  27. wicarnut
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 3,481


    HighBoy Roadster, Had. 32 Ford 3 window Coupe, Had. 51 Mercury, Have and for sale. My lifetime car is my OT Camaro ragtop purchased new, wife or kids will sell that when I check out. The only car I didn't get in my later years would be a 57 Chevy, my first car at 16, now I spent the money on a Snowbird nest, so I guess the 57 is not going to happen, BUT if I've learned anything in life it's "Never say Never"
  28. Sisco Kid
    Joined: Jun 7, 2019
    Posts: 24

    Sisco Kid

    People would think I am a liar if I told the cars I've had over the last 60 years.
    right now I could feel content with a 34 Ford coupe (3 or 5 window is OK) a 49-51
    Ford coupe, and a 1962 Chevy Bel-Air hardtop. When do you think I can expect them?
  29. Kan Kustom
    Joined: Jul 20, 2009
    Posts: 2,510

    Kan Kustom

    That's easy ! Three of each !
  30. Roothawg
    Joined: Mar 14, 2001
    Posts: 19,392


    1941 Willys Coupe, supercharged
    1936 Ford 3 window, tail dragger
    1936 Ford pickup

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