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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Speed Gems, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. NWRustyJunk
    Joined: Jan 2, 2017
    Posts: 176


    I just traded my ramp truck for this little Chevy. Hope to have it on the road this spring. IMG_20171118_130950240.jpg
  2. car doctor
    Joined: May 25, 2011
    Posts: 412

    car doctor

    Have 2 projects going on this winter. Took my willys pick_up all apart to paint everything. Sent my 32 sedan to TE Customs to get the roof lowered 2 1\2". Also bought a cowl steering set-up for it which I hope to have in it by spring. 14894509641931588976588.jpg IMG_20171126_145235.jpg IMG_20171016_151336.jpg IMG_20171018_160141.jpg IMG_20171030_151626.jpg IMG_20171201_162507.jpg
  3. allredskylar
    Joined: Jun 8, 2017
    Posts: 61


    My current project is a 1949 ford shoebox [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  4. 27 Tall T
    Joined: Dec 16, 2005
    Posts: 243

    27 Tall T
    from Butler Pa.

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    Last edited: Dec 5, 2017
  5. buzz4041
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 213

    from Texas

    Couple of 1940 Ford pickups.

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  6. henryj1951
    Joined: Sep 23, 2012
    Posts: 2,278

    from USA

    Plans are to make a DRAG ONLY '55 out of the 2door 56, yes a 55 why because i have a lead on a one piece fiberglass 55 doghouse...just put the 55 taillights in -n- gasser the wheel wells, wala nobody ever know it WAS a 56.
    1956 drag1.jpg
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  7. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 4,567

    Bandit Billy

    Mine, going back together after a couple years in boxes.
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  8. Sporty45
    Joined: Jun 1, 2015
    Posts: 575

    from NH Boonies

    Here's my 47 Olds project. It has quite a ways to go yet! IMG_20171126_145906184.jpg
    IMG_20171126_151625445.jpg IMG_20171126_151640206.jpg
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  9. k_huss33
    Joined: Oct 8, 2017
    Posts: 1


  10. Hamtown Al
    Joined: Jan 17, 2007
    Posts: 1,987

    Hamtown Al
    1. Virginia HAMB(ers)

    Here's the 36 cabriolet that I've got running and still working on. Managed to drive it around the block yesterday!
    The full car picture is from today but the "interior" picture is from the days when the wiring for the rear of the car was "in process!" All the exhaust parts are no longer needed as the exhaust system has been completed since this picture as well. I'll work to get another update after I get the other bucket seat installed... I don't see the rush as the driver's seat is fine... oh yeah, trying to convince someone to take a test ride might be somewhat of a challenge!!:eek:
    That might be the reason the car is still on the market and not in a new home.:D
    Hopefully I'll find more time to work on it... that is the famous phrase from nearly all of us.;)
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2017
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  11. Gotgas
    Joined: Jul 22, 2004
    Posts: 6,594

    from DFW USA

    Well photobucket SUCKS, so here's a small update. Brake lines and e-brake are wrapped up, motor and trans are going back in pretty soon.
    20171203_132437.jpg 20171203_115933.jpg 20171202_201505.jpg 20171203_161003.jpg
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  12. 27 Tall T
    Joined: Dec 16, 2005
    Posts: 243

    27 Tall T
    from Butler Pa.

  13. 1946caddy
    Joined: Dec 18, 2013
    Posts: 1,227

    from washington

    093.jpg 42 Dodge bobber truck.
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    Last edited: Dec 5, 2017
  14. Deucedreamer
    Joined: Jan 11, 2010
    Posts: 508

    from BC Canada

    Here’s my current project. No build thread cause I’m sooooo slow 30A20E2D-301E-4C40-A1B6-7C355D382E4E.jpeg I figured no one would care to read it.
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  15. low budget
    Joined: Nov 15, 2006
    Posts: 5,001

    low budget
    from Central Ky

    Assuming you are gonna fab 55 quarter ends into the 56s? tail light housing and below it are different. The gas cap lid door is on a 55 quarter and the cap is behind the tail light on 56 but dont guess it would matter if you were gonna run a fuel cell or....???
    Rockers are different too,55s go outward at the bottom 56s curve in.(look it up). It wont match at front fender/rocker, guess it all depends on how picky you want to be.
    Sounds like a cool project and Im sure you can make something work, just thought I would mention those few things in case you werent aware or were even concerned with minor details.
  16. henryj1951
    Joined: Sep 23, 2012
    Posts: 2,278

    from USA

    Yes, thank you *low budget* these [2] 56's make my total ownership of the tri 5's up to 131 so far...
    I'm fairly familiar with
    It will be PURE drag race only smacked -n- stretched in all kinda ways GUTTED to the MAX.
    My fav is the 55 2door sedan and its all good after that right?
    Unless i find a 55sedan and sell these off...?...?

    I got them for only 500.00 (the pair) and 20bucks to haul one in and 60.00 in gas money to haul in the 2nd one.... I could NOT pass that up.
    I'm pushing 7decades old -n- i don't move as fast as I used to .
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2017
  17. Here is the 1937 Dodge Dad bought in 2012. 1937 dodge II.jpg Here it is after a few(4) years at the chassis shop. Dodge 11-27-2015 II.jpg We still have work to do, but here she is after two years of steady work. 7-17-17 driver header.jpg
  18. FullsizedFordFeller
    Joined: Oct 7, 2017
    Posts: 26


    This is my '64 Galaxie. Started out life as a 352 auto car, is currently getting a 390 transplanted into it and I swapped in a 4 speed. It's a hoot but I have quite a bit of sheet metal work in store for me this winter. IMG_20170926_231851_510.jpg

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  19. slayer, I love those headers! :cool:
    Got any more pictures of 'em? If you don't want to post more pictures, could you message them to me???
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  20. 10-15-17 header passenger.jpg
    Passenger side after coating. I didn't build them myself and regret it a little.
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  21. Jerry Perkins
    Joined: Oct 29, 2017
    Posts: 32

    Jerry Perkins

    Definitely went to far in the cutting. It was the only way to get the isky 400jr to fit. Runs really good though.

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    Last edited: Mar 13, 2018
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  22. Dick Stevens
    Joined: Aug 7, 2012
    Posts: 2,341

    Dick Stevens

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  23. car doctor
    Joined: May 25, 2011
    Posts: 412

    car doctor

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  24. car doctor
    Joined: May 25, 2011
    Posts: 412

    car doctor

    Finished the chassis for my willys pick-up and the chop is done on my 32 sedan. Next will be installing the cowl steering set-up on the sedan, which I bought from Mike's speed shop. IMG_20171221_111653.jpg IMG_20171212_161811.jpg
  25. Reassembling my RPU, hope to test drive by Jan. 1st. JW
  26. Toymont
    Joined: Jan 4, 2005
    Posts: 1,361

    from Montana

    1217171508.jpg 50 Studebaker pickup
  27. grumpy32
    Joined: Apr 1, 2010
    Posts: 213

    from Australia

    Here's my project (obsession)..... 30A roadster, F/G roadster, hopefully hit the salt (Lake Gairdner, Aust) 2019.
    IMG_0337.JPG IMG_0344.JPG IMG_0345.JPG
  28. j hansen
    Joined: Dec 22, 2012
    Posts: 1,112

    j hansen
    from sweden

    Bought this one a few years ago,hoped for more inspiration,,,,But no Skärmavbild 2017-12-22 kl. 14.09.42.png

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