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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by stovebolter46, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Hey everyone,
    My name is Dave Lipski. I am a newbie from the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. I've got a '62 Falcon project and a '46 Chevy pickup project. I spent the past summer driving the Falcon to and from work after buying it in the spring, and getting it running and road worthy. Now that winter is here, I want to tackle the interior. I want to do the upholstery myself so any tips would be helpful. Probably going to do tuck and roll seats, door panels, trunk etc., depends how good i get at it.
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2011
  2. slow1
    Joined: Aug 29, 2011
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    slow1
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    from michigan

    welcome from michigan
     
  3. PORKCHOP76
    Joined: Feb 12, 2008
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    from iowa

    Welcome to the Hamb Dave from the corn state !
     
  4. t100roadster
    Joined: Oct 20, 2011
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    from ma

    i had a 62...white red interior 3 on the tree, lost the brakes and smashed over landlord's mailbox... also had a vice for a motor mount. if its a six, good luck on milling that exhaust manifold... All I remember was fun in mine, never gave me any problems really.
     

  5. Dave,
    Welcome from Howell.
    Closing my cottage in Grand Haven this weekend.
     
  6. yeah its a 144 six. All i did was some carb work and rebuilt the clutch and it was good to go. i took it to the street rod nats this fall and got 28 mpg with it. i will pry run that little six banger till it croaks and put in a 289. maybe gasser i dont know. for now its my gas getter
     
  7. Straight8's&Aces
    Joined: Oct 9, 2009
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    Hello and welcome from the other side of the hand
     
  8. Hello and welcome from central Iowa!
     
  9. Bigcheese327
    Joined: Sep 16, 2001
    Posts: 6,691

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    Welcome from a fellow Michigander and Falcon owner. How are things in Del Shannon's hometown?

    -Dave
     
  10. Going well over here... surprised to see someone who knows del shannon let alone where his home town is!!!
     
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    Been to the car show many times.
    Missed it this year because of the weather.
     
  12. Welcome from Farmington Hills!
    Look us up at Detroit Autorama - Singlefinger Speed Shop
    Bob
     
  13. Bigcheese327
    Joined: Sep 16, 2001
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    I grew up north of Muskegon. Every time we went to Grand Rapids my mom would mention him as we'd go by Coopersville. I can't hear "Runaway" without thinking about eating in the Arby's at the exit.

    -Dave
     
  14. farmer12
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
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    Welcome from the Netherlands!
     
  15. pumpman
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
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    Welcome from Union Pier, MI.
     
  16. woodypecker
    Joined: Jan 23, 2011
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    welcome from fellow Michigander
     
  17. big bad john
    Joined: Aug 11, 2010
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    big bad john
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    Dave......Welcome from southern Wisconsin
     
  18. 48fleetmaster
    Joined: Apr 28, 2010
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    48fleetmaster
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    Welcome from New Lothrop, MI.
     

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