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Odd vehicles to make custom?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by UniqueCollector, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. papajohn
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    I was working on a mild custom 48 Jeepster a few years back. Wish i had seen it thru.
     
  2. UniqueCollector
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    That fiat is pretty sweet even with the vw front
     
  3. wsdad
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    What the heck would you do with it?

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  4. Paul, I am a lifetime VW hater (family hand down....) but I like that Fiat. Great work.
    (Now I'm gonna' catch hell!)


    That fiat is pretty sweet even with the vw front

    praise in deed ...... I would love to have done it with V8 etc but it's real cheap the way it is and for the money have in it I could have bought a shit or bust V8 and had nowt left!!LOL

    I have a tractor grill that I tried but the truck is too short and snub nosed to take it ....it just looks like I ran in to sumat!!...but I may fabricate a frame extender ...just want to get it all running and legal first
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  5. Mr48chev
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    If I had one of those I would do it up like one that Marlin Perkins sat safely in while Jim jumped out to go face to face with a lion. No sense wimping out one of the most rugged assed rigs on the planet in the 60's before they became the darlings of the high end suv brigade.
     
  6. garvinzoom
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    I dig the shorty jeep...lol. This thread us going to die soon...
     
  7. Rocket56
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    I just picked up a 59 Rambler American. Haven't decided what to don with it yet. Was thinking Gasser but may custom.
     
  8. UniqueCollector
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    I had a 60 rambler at one time. Was going to do something crazy with it tell I found that the whole car is pretty much just a rust bucket. Nothing was worth saving so I sold it to someone who can use the car.
     
  9. Kripfink
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    hey Doc, how are you doing? Still giving them hell I hope! Keep your eyes peeled on here later on in the year. The front end of the kart is going to get Johnny Zupan-ised!
     
  10. SwedeVedette
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    I love odd cars!

    Ford Vedette

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    Peugeot

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    Ford Zephyr or Consul

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    Vauxhall

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  11. SwedeVedette
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    Opel Kapitän, different years

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    And a Volvo I really like

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  12. UniqueCollector
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    That Volvo is pretty sweet.
    It seems to be hard to find volvo's like that here in Minnesota
     
  13. Kustom.Falcon
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  14. Cerberus
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    For many years, I've thought about dropping a sbf V8 into a Volvo 544, and mounting vintage mags.
     

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  15. UniqueCollector
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    This is bad but I have thought about turning a barracuda into a hot rod instead of a beginning year muscle car.
     
  16. mammyjammer
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    Fantastic idea!! I saw a black one years ago with a V-8 and American mags and it looked and sounded mean as hell!
     
  17. SwedeVedette
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    Few Volvos

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    My old

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  18. UniqueCollector
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    Found a 63 jeep wagoneer online for under $1000.
    I think if the body is in the right shape then pick it up and turn it into a sweet hot rod.
     
  19. MadRocker
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    Here's my OddRod daily driver '63 Volvo.
    Still under progress, but little by little it's becoming a kustom I can drive every day even in winter. \,,/

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  20. 54rat210
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    Why is that odd??
     
  21. Bullet Nose
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    Here are a few that may qualify .....

    Studebaker Champion 4 Door

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    Citroën, Kaiser and Frazer .....
     

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  22. Voodoowagon
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    Anyone else? Im anxious to see what I can do to a 72 Travelall I picked up.
     
  23. 55willys
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    I have an English 61 Ford Zephyr that would make a wild custom. Jim (55willys)
     
  24. mgtstumpy
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    A friends '48 Vauxhall Velox. It was originally a more door with suicide front doors. Now a tudor and sitting on a modified 48 Chevy passenger car chassis. 350/400, 4 link Borg Warner 8" rear end, Mitsubishi IFS with R&P. Anglia sized car and engine bay. Vauxhall didn't produce tudors and body was either monocoque design or full chassis
     

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  25. Jet96
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    That Nash Rambler pickup
    Is pretty far out !
     

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