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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hodad, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Hodad
    Joined: Dec 26, 2001
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    Hello Hamb,

    It has been a while since i've posted anything, but the long wait was worth it. I changed jobs a few years back.. and sold my hot rod to bankroll my liberation from corporate oppression. My daily surfing on hamb is a thing of the past.. but i still keep my eyes and ears open for a good car adventure.. and who knows what is at the other end of the rainbow. I heard of some remains of an old car from a few friends a few months back and finally had the time to check them out. My expectations were low.. but it doesn't take much to make me happy.. I love to see rusting relics of all sorts.. even if it is beyond identification or has been rendered useless by the hands of time.Imagine my surprise to find this pile at the end of the rainbow. The proverbial holy grail of remains. I am not sure how things will work out.. but I thought for starters i'd share some pictures ..
     

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  2. Hdonlybob
    Joined: Feb 1, 2005
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    Nice find indeed !
    Good for you...
     
  3. unkledaddy
    Joined: Jul 21, 2006
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    Holy grail.................Holy crap!
     
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  4. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
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    Yikes. I know some have started with less, but how much of that do you think is really useable?
     
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  5. It's really rough but it is a 1932 Ford 5 window. HRP
     
  6. barett
    Joined: Jul 1, 2012
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    from Taylor TX

    I don't want to get to invasive. But where? What state?


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  7. Ted H
    Joined: Jan 7, 2003
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    Looks like usable driver's door, pretty good windsheild frame and a good dash panel. If you've been to any recent swap meets and seen what folks are asking for 32 parts those three parts represent several hundred dollars.
    Ted
     
  8. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    That is worth saving even if it was a 4Banger, grille shell needs a wall to hang it on. How good is the chassis? Bob
     
  9. I've seen much worse put back together. Keep us updated..
     
  10. Even if there is nothing good but the dash, at least you have found the ultimate yard art!
     
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  11. You got that right Don,,the grill shell would make a excellent will hanger. HRP
     
  12. T&A Flathead
    Joined: Apr 28, 2007
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    I would figure out a way to drag it home.
     
  13. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
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    That one has been sitting there for more than a little while. It would be the ultimate yard art piece but I wonder how much of it could be used after it was stripped of the rust. A patch panel at a time and it could be put together.
     
  14. Just needs a little lovin'
     
  15. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
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    I would haul it out of there and start building it :)
     
  16. FIRST:
    Congrats for your escape from the evils of Korporate Amerika! I made my own escape some years back...
    SECOND:
    Great find! Drag that thing home and get it started. Have you collected other parts?
    What are your plans?

    This is exciting. Keep us posted...
     
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  17. But the lingering question that no one has addressed is:
    Will it "buff out"?

    Also looks like it had been sitting upside down for quite a while. The frame might be salvageable.
     
  18. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    Question; If you had that in the Flea Market at the LA Roadster show right next to the 5Window bodies made in China, who would have the biggest crowd around it? Bob
     
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  19. Somebody
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    Some insane obsessed drip shit would probably pay like 10K for that.
     
  20. I disagree,, It needs a LOT of lovin'.:D HRP
     
  21. The37Kid
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    No need to talk like that, he'll never come back and buy another project. Bob :rolleyes:


     
  22. Somebody
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    Not much left to love. Must be one of those east cost snow driven rods. :D
     
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  23. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
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    How is this a MAJOR find? No doubt there's a couple good bits there, but major?
     
  24. 325w
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
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    from texas

    How will you wash a field find?
     
  25. BONNEVILLE BOB 95
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    Yes they would. Just to say "I gots me one a them thar Deuces."
     
  26. Some of you were born 50 years too late, I think that car was found 50 years too late.
     
  27. Down here, someone would rebuild it, up there, you guys have Jim Sibley :)
     
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  28. KandN Kustoms
    Joined: Dec 15, 2008
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    Send it my way!
    I can fix it. My dads a TV repair man. He's got an ULTIMATE set of tools!
     
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  29. rob bob
    Joined: Aug 18, 2011
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    rob bob
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    from Canyon TX



  30. Werent you banned once?
     

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