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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 0NE BAD 51 MERC, Feb 2, 2020.
That shit will Buff out.
Better let my wife know I'm selling the house and driving off into the sunset! Lmao
Edit: i sent that to my mom Mark and she went nuts. "your dad helped work on that car!". They married very young, and mom knows that car as well.... Before we moved to Michigan my folks lived in Toldeo. Dad was a machinist at the gm plant there. Both of my older brothers were actually born in Toledo. We still have family there....
57 ford rag top mild custom
You can always buy another house and find another girl. A one of a kind historic hot rod that placed in the 1961 ISCA points championship doesn't come along every day. Solid advice from a divorced man....
here are the show signs Ihave from a later version of that car, I got them from Guffey
I've got a hot rod to built...a custom Ford 51 to finish and I would spend some money I don't have ,to buy my prefered 60's car,,,,,,,,,, Buick 63 64 or65 Riviera anytime...
Danny Blocker's Willys! One of the neatest hot rods, I have seen.
In 2004 I had Thom Taylor do a rendering of 32 Ford lakester with a long front, bobbed rear with a small trunk on the back and slammed on the ground. I have started 2 and sold both the projects to Dale Grau in Minnesota who has finished and driven the wheels off of them. The last one is the closest to the rendering. The Green Hornet. If money was no object I would hire a builder like maybe Roy Brizio to build the car exactly like the rendering. I can dream.
Even if I had dumb money to buy it, at 79 I'd have a hard time getting in & out of a 63 Split Window Vette. Then for more dumb $$$$$ I'd get a 56 Packard Carribean. And I'm supposed to be a Ford guy.......boy am I sick!
man, the Trojan just sold way too cheap, 38 grand.... @210superair were you the lucky bidder????
Frank Bozzinis' Roy Brizio built Pagan Gold 55 Chevy 210.
Sure wish I could post a photo of it because it's a beauty!
Look it up but please don't post it cuz @Moriarity will 86 it anyway
haha, look at the title of the thread... "what on topic car would you...." while that 55 may be cool to some, it is far from on topic....
He He He.
Gawd I love this place!
Choice number 2
that's more like it.... LOL
Gotta love that radiant heat. I put it in my shop and will never build another habitable structure without it.
I'd buy Mickey Thompson's Challenger I. Why? Because I have a whiny two X chromosome human living across the street who wants everyone to buy electric cars, lawnmowers, weed trimmers, etc. I'd just park that beast in the driveway and let it idle for a while, maybe blip the throttle of that Pontiac quartet a few times, just because.......
I want a 35 or 36 Dodge or Plymouth coupe with a blown 392.Is that too much to ask? oh and it has to be a gasser.
Build something around the 330 Desoto engine that I have out in the shed. Just getting the engine all done would probably cost more than my first house did.
A guy two hours from me has a nice roller aftermarket 32 chassis for an honest price and from there it would be take a number and get in line with the guy 15 miles the other way to have it built.
For the most part... you guys are all spending "dumb money" on some pretty smart investments with the current trend in pricing. And... it's not dumb if it makes you happy.
this…….in hot rodded form……
probably would need some updates to drive chain including rear wheel drive……..
this one was parked beside it in a local museum, but doesn’t quite have the same ‘wow’ factor for me, so definitely the Cord…….
This 40. Has Olds motor, manual trans and it's even prettier inside than out....
I'd say that that Deusenberg has more wow factor than 90% of the cars on the road outside of that paint job.
Back in the early 70's we attended either the first or second outdoor car show that we had ever been to in Waco Tx. There was everythign from a Brass T carefully being unloaded from an enclosed trailer towed by a new Cadillac to A Deusenberg pheaton to a few hot rods. The guy in that Green Deusenberg was roaring up and down the street giving people rides and having an absolute blast. And it did roar. We missed out and weren't in the right spot to get a ride but it sure looked like fun.
Chevy Cheetah straight axle Gasser
If I had money to burn, I'd buy a '55 Facel Vega HK500 w/ the Hemi under the hood. They were as big as an American car of the same vintage, but looked twice as bitchin. And it would go fast and sound great.
I'd take this from 1/25 scale to 1/1:
No, not me, but if I'd have known it would go so low I may have done some shuffling around of my current lineup.... That's crazy.
Man there's a hamber with a very similar 40....i forget his handle, but same color, wheel setup. Gorgeous car, one of my favorite hamber rides.
I would build a ‘59 Desoto custom, along the style of @Gotgas Chrysler
1930 V16 Caddy
Money not being an issue a 57 bel air,327 4 speed, hirohata merc clone, rotisserie 59 El Camino 348 4 speed, all to be driven as designed, and a 35 Duesenberg ssj Roadster, because ,If I have this kind of money, there cannot be only one.
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