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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Moriarity, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. straykatkustoms
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    Kenny Baker posted this....

    ABOUT TO START ON MY NEXT PROJECT AT MY SHOP......
    THIS IS A 1940 FORD SEDAN......
    IT WAS AN OLD KUSTOM - STARTED IN EARLY 60'S BY DAVE STUCKEY [deceased],A BUILDER OF PROMINENCE AT THE TIME,FROM WITCHITA KANSAS...HE ALSO BUILT THE "LIL COFFIN" A FAMOUS 32 FORD RADICAL KUSTOM...AMT MADE A MODEL OF THAT CAR AND i HAD ONE WHEN I WAS A KID........HE DID A LOT OF THE WORK ON THIS CAR THEN AND AFTER THE OWNER PASSED DURING ITS CONSTRUCTION, IT WAS THEN SOLD AND WENT THROUGH SEVERAL OWNERS UNTIL, JOHN BECK OF HOUSTON TEXAS BOUGHT IT AS YOU SEE /IT NOW.... MY JOB IS TH CORRECT A FEW FLAWS IN DESIGN AND APPEARANCE WHILE IT IS HERE.... THE CAR IS CHOPPED ABOUT 6" REAR AND 7" FRONT AND IS CHANNELLED 10"
    OVER A CHEVY TRUCK CHASSIS WITH A NAILHEAD BUICK ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION.... THAT IS OUR POINT OF BEGINNING FOLKS.......I'll keep ya posted as progress is made.......pics below.

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  2. Al Consoli
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    Thanks, all.
     
  4. Fortyfordcmm
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    Nice flame art

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  5. Fortyfordcmm
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    Hot dash work

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  6. The 39 guy
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    Well that should keep you busy for awhile. Definitely an old school custom. Please start a thread on it's build.
     
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  8. Glad to hear you’re doing the work @Straycat. I have a feeling Dave would be proud.


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  9. straykatkustoms
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    Good news, I'm not the one restoring it. Kenny Baker is the guy involved.


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  10. I stand corrected. My apologies.


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  11. Al Consoli
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  17. i.rant
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    1. 1940 Ford

  18. Al Consoli
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  20. 47ragtop
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    Trip to Happy Daze drive in. Finally stopped raining 8 .4 inches in the last 8 days. Normal rain for February 4 plus inches, new record of 13 plus this year. Later Bill
     

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  22. 1941coupe
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    my 1940 pu bought it last summer out of Arkansas, total frame off of a rust free example, flathead runs like a dream 1940 pu.jpg #16.jpg #3.jpg #9.jpg
     
  23. tim troutman
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    current project you cant have to many 40 fords 20180220_190142[1].jpg
     
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  25. 504640
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    How many 40s have you, Tim? Still have your beautiful blue Tudor, I hope?
     
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  26. tim troutman
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    100_0569.JPG still have the 2door
     
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  27. tim troutman
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    100_0569.JPG still have the 2door
     
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  28. 504640
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    Thanks, Tim! I saw your tudor at Loisville, NSR Nats, a number of years back! I must say, your sanitary sedan made a profound impression upon me!
     
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  30. Weedburner 40
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    Fordnut40, do you know who did that artwork ? My old shop was right around the corner from the El Monte drive in.
     
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