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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by NorthEastMetal, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. NorthEastMetal
    Joined: Apr 29, 2009
    Posts: 64

    NorthEastMetal
    Member
    from CT

    New guy from Connecticut here. Been lurking on this site for awhile now, just purchased a black 41 Plymouth five-window business coupe so figured It's time to register.

    The Plymouth still has it's original flathead six, rebuilt 20K miles ago and fitted with an aluminum Fenton intake and twin Carter carbs, Crane elec ignition, trans is 3 spd w/overdrive from a 54 and has a floor shift conversion, 2 spd elec wipers upgrade, suspension is stock other than being lowered and brakes are stock.
     

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  2. displacedokie
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 82

    displacedokie
    Member
    from oklahoma

    welcome from oklahoma
     
  3. slick a&t
    Joined: Dec 31, 2008
    Posts: 340

    slick a&t
    Member

    Welcome,from another CT H.A.M.B.er
     
  4. 85-percent
    Joined: Apr 5, 2005
    Posts: 323

    85-percent
    Member

    Welcome aboard, our new nutmegger!

    Where are you at? I'm near Winsted - north west-ish part of CT

    -90% Jimmy
     

  5. madmal04
    Joined: Feb 26, 2009
    Posts: 286

    madmal04
    Member
    from CA

    Welcome from Southern California!
     
  6. sawbuck
    Joined: Oct 14, 2006
    Posts: 1,903

    sawbuck
    Member
    from 06492 ct

    welcome from conn. sounds like a cool car ..and speed parts too...post some pics
     
  7. NorthEastMetal
    Joined: Apr 29, 2009
    Posts: 64

    NorthEastMetal
    Member
    from CT

    Thank you all for the warm welcome. I'm in New Milford over on the western side of the state. I have pics to post but need to work out how to go about it. Removed the aftermarket chrome Appliance wires wheels yesterday and mounted the orig set of 16" steels on cross ply's. Much happier with this look.
     
  8. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,989

    The37Kid
    Member

    Welcome to the HAMB! Saw you old race car photos first so I had to check your intro. We're only a 1/2 hour apart, I hit the Elephant's Trunk flea market every Sunday in New Milford.
     
  9. Flying Weasel
    Joined: Mar 18, 2009
    Posts: 80

    Flying Weasel
    Member

    welcome from Iowa
     
  10. Curly Hand
    Joined: Mar 24, 2009
    Posts: 324

    Curly Hand
    Member
    from Tucson

    VERY COOL CAR, I would not change a thing, however pull the tach. off the steering column, and hide it in the glove box under a box of kleenex. If you do not mind me saying so that is.
     
  11. NorthEastMetal
    Joined: Apr 29, 2009
    Posts: 64

    NorthEastMetal
    Member
    from CT

    Curly Hand-
    No problem, happy to get some feedback on the car. I agree with ya about that plastic tach. I've only had the car for 8 days but I've already made a few changes to back date the spec. First change was the wheels/tires. The tach has been on my mind so it's next. It's been a fun 8 days and I'm racking up the miles. No doubt the oldest car in the grocery store parking lot yesterday.
     
  12. Welcome aboard....My mother's family is from Winchester Center/Winstead area much like 85-Percent....

    It's a small world after all...it's a small, small world.
     
  13. Welcome from Canada!! Cool car.
     
  14. Customikes
    Joined: Dec 30, 2008
    Posts: 312

    Customikes
    Member
    from SoCal

  15. Lucky667
    Joined: Dec 3, 2008
    Posts: 2,233

    Lucky667
    Member
    from TX

    Welcome to the HAMB.

    Lucky667
     
  16. Bud37
    Joined: May 30, 2008
    Posts: 23

    Bud37
    Member
    from Danbury CT

    Hey NorthEast.....The Jugheads SC are from New Milford too! We've got you beat for oldest car in the parking lot though.....You've probably seen us out....37 Ford pickup....47 Mercury....55 Desoto. Nice ride, hope to see it around....hit up the cookhouse and you'll probably see one of us on any given night. -Bud
     

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