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Lone Star Round-Up or bust.........Again

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by MarkX, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. MarkX
    Joined: Apr 8, 2003
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    MarkX
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    from ...TX

    I'm going at it again with the 52 chevy to get it ready for the Round-Up ........just like last year ..except different...... Doing a V8and tranny swap 350/350 and rear axle, wiring, front discs etc.....
    I wanna give a BIG thanks to (Tyler) FLT-BLK, Honest, Outlaw (for the info) and Bass for makin it out just in time for us to go eat.
    I'll post some pics as soon as i figure out how
     
  2. MarkX
    Joined: Apr 8, 2003
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    FLT-BLK came over to the shop at 9am so Sat. and thrashed on the donor(78 el camino) he yanked the motor and tranny and the rear axle before noon....... Thats a Progress makin mutha!........ Honest came by at noon ar so and helped us yank the old 6 and tranny out of the 52 and helped to start the mock-up the 8 in the car.....
     
  3. Honest
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 159

    Honest
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    from Dallas Tx

    It's gona be a cool car
     
  4. Faded Love Garage
    Joined: Mar 30, 2003
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    Faded Love Garage
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    Always cool to see a new car, so hurry up.Tic toc tic toc.
     

  5. 67Imp.Wagon
    Joined: Jun 16, 2001
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    Better watch out since Outlaw kicked in some info. That thing will be burning rubber at the next Day of the Drags.

    I got to make it over some time.
     
  6. du$ty
    Joined: Jan 9, 2002
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    mark...give me a jingle...i can lend a hand or two one of these weekends..howler.oh shit i gotta make it too!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Mark's car WILL be at the Roundup this year!!!
    TZ
     
  8. MarkX
    Joined: Apr 8, 2003
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    from ...TX

    You guys are all welcome to stop by anytime to lend a hand or just hang out at the shop ..... we might just be workin on it again on tues. nite a little.
    1020 E Irving Blvd, Irving ... Next door to Goodyear about a mile west of Loop 12
     
  9. du$ty
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    i think i might know where it is... [​IMG]
     
  10. jeffro
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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    Hey Mark! Was that your 52 for sale in front of the shop a couple of weeks ago? I was in the area and was going to stop by that day, but didnt want to disturb.
     
  11. Elrod
    Joined: Aug 7, 2002
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    Yeah. His 52 was for sale, but he decided to try to get that down to the Round Up this year. The '52 will see Austin!!
     
  12. [ QUOTE ]
    ..... we might just be workin on it again on tues. nite a little.

    [/ QUOTE ]
    What's this Might??? [​IMG]
    Do you have the spring perches yet? I'll bring Outlaws old
    lowering bolcks. The rear end will be in before I leave on Tue.

    Did you pick up some motor mounts so we can fab the bracket?

    TZ
     
  13. Anderson
    Joined: Jan 27, 2003
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    This plan is looking a LOT better than last year. Good luck Mark...check the block for cracks!!!
     
  14. Honest
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
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    from Dallas Tx

    Im bringing spring perches..Mark needs to get four long ass U bolts
     
  15. MarkX
    Joined: Apr 8, 2003
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    MarkX
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    I got the mounts and I'll have some extra metal so we can fab the rest of the motor and trans mounts and the BEER and FOOD is on me!! so If anyone else out there wants to stop by Tues. nite you're all welcome!!!!!
     
  16. MarkX
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    KnR ... no shit right, thats the first thing i'm checkin on this block....
    Honest.. how long do you think those U-bolts need to be and the round or squared-off kind?.... call me at the shop tomorrow.
     
  17. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    the 52
     

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  18. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    One more
     

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  19. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    the donor
     

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  20. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    The tired old 6
     

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  21. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    Flt-Blk and Honest with their catch of the day
     

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  22. MarkX
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    Tyler(Flt-Blk doin all the dirty work
     

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  23. MarkX
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    MarkX
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    some Mo
     

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  24. BubbaLuv
    Joined: Jul 7, 2002
    Posts: 811

    BubbaLuv
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    from Denton, Tx

    hey mark
    if you still want those red rims, we can do that trade. they are a 5 on 5 bolt pattern. i need the tires though. let me know.
    bubba
     
  25. Elrod
    Joined: Aug 7, 2002
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    Hey Bubba. I can bring my tire changer to Mark's tonight if you need to break down those wheels. Let me know.

    - Elrod
     
  26. Revhead
    Joined: Mar 19, 2001
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    Revhead
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    from Dallas, TX

    I'll be stopping by with work clothes on and ready to get my hands dirty. I'm having withdrawl from being 2 1/2 hrs away from my ford. Gotta get my fix. Any particular time? Need me to bring anything?
     
  27. BIG RIC
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 110

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    Wish i was closer. i'd love to help, looks like fun!
     
  28. buzzard
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
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    buzzard
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    I think this may be a good time to say...

    Viva La HAMB!

    Good to see ya'll getting together to get this ride on the road. Can't wait to see it at the Roundup.
     
  29. Now that's a good hat, it covers my head even after it
    falls on the floor.
    TZ
     
  30. Looking forward to seeing the 52 at the roundup. Keep after it. You'll get it done. [​IMG]
     

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