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Features My 48 taildragger

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by brownsmetal, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. bruce bowe
    Joined: Apr 29, 2009
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    makes incredible donuts, and wicked burnouts-we have it on tape. i'll share as soon as we get a copy. thanks for coming this weekend.
     
  2. banditomerc
    Joined: Dec 18, 2005
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  3. brownsmetal
    Joined: Sep 16, 2007
    Posts: 422

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    Thanks again guys. Chico,thanks for having us. I am going to spend next weekend retreading my tires with shoe goo.haha
     
  4. thunderroad
    Joined: Aug 22, 2006
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    from san mateo

    Holy sh!t I love this car. Looks like its time for me to build something new. Thanks for the inspiration.
     
  5. PRO 48 fleetline
    Joined: Jan 26, 2007
    Posts: 426

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    Yeh baby badd ass whats the specs on the engine?
     
  6. Wow dude!! I have never seen a custom move that fast. That was awesome. Now I want one. See what you did!
     
  7. brownsmetal
    Joined: Sep 16, 2007
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    I cant remember all the particulars. 383 Summit racing prepped block. Eagle 4 bolt splayed main caps. Eagle crank and H-beam rods. SRP forged pistons. 8.5-1. Iron heads with screw in studs, a little port work on the exhaust side, stainless roller rockers. Small hydraulic cam. 6-71 11% under.Boost referenced 750 Holleys and full MSD electronics.
     
  8. 51ChevPU
    Joined: Jan 27, 2006
    Posts: 1,076

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    from Arizona

    The chop and the rear fender work makes this car....
     
  9. Mr.Musico
    Joined: Jan 7, 2007
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    from SoCal

  10. 1951Streamliner
    Joined: May 15, 2011
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    from Reno, NV

    Any updates on this absolutely stunning machine???
     
  11. zorch
    Joined: Dec 7, 2005
    Posts: 217

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    Gary, that thing is bad to the bone with a wheelbarrow for the marrow.

    --Chris, Exiles CC
     
  12. U-235
    Joined: Dec 18, 2010
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    Your car has a beautiful chop, and the reat of the cars not bad either....
     
  13. 1951Streamliner
    Joined: May 15, 2011
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    from Reno, NV

    So.... have you made any progress on it??
     
  14. you've sold me i need a '48 now!
     
  15. fiddychevy
    Joined: Aug 6, 2012
    Posts: 38

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    from pa

    Nice ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  16. 48Tom
    Joined: Sep 19, 2011
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    Beautiful car... well done, sir!
     
  17. brownsmetal
    Joined: Sep 16, 2007
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    Thanka guys! Been really busy at the shop but I have managed to pul out the blower motor and drop in a 348. Future plans are still ticking in my head.
     
  18. What? Your kidding,.........thats Awesome.
    My new favorite.
    long term plan for my '41 would be a 315hp 348.
    can't wait to see pics
     
  19. n847
    Joined: Apr 22, 2010
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    Dude that things bad ass! I love the beastly engine totaly hidden under the hood...kind of a sleeper!
     
  20. brownsmetal
    Joined: Sep 16, 2007
    Posts: 422

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    For sale in the classifieds.
     
  21. GassersGarage
    Joined: Jul 1, 2007
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  22. fleet-master
    Joined: Sep 29, 2010
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    love this car !! In an ideal world I'd buy it n save myself a ton of work ! :rolleyes::) what size tyres are you running on it? And how did you lower the rear ?

    great work, must be a shame to be sellin I'd say...
     
  23. In a body like this? Yeeaahhh baby!
     
  24. ..the car or the motor??
     
  25. hombres ruin
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
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    great looking ride,straight out of the best kustom era 51 to 53
     
  26. This thing went from "Eh"....to "fukin perfect!! " Nice Job. Spot on.

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  27. Nice, I like it.
     

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