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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Thefingerisout, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. 1954 rocket 98
    Joined: Apr 18, 2011
    Posts: 215

    1954 rocket 98
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    My dad knew a guy that had a small garage that he tore down for him for the wood. there was also 6 big metal shelving units inside the garage that he also let my dad have. well turns out the guy worked for a service station and the shelves were full of old various small car parts. glass taillight lenses, float bowls, clamps, spark plugs, carb rebuild kits. just a whole assortment of cool stuff. and one of the shelves had this small metal sign as you can see. it has the same thing on both sides. I just thought it was too cool. i think the service station must of used it when they caught people stealing gas back in the day.
     
  2. Anderson
    Joined: Jan 27, 2003
    Posts: 6,473

    Anderson
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    hit and run driving is no longer a crime...it's the national sport!
     
  3. Grumpy
    Joined: Jan 28, 2003
    Posts: 2,564

    Grumpy
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    from NE Ohio

    <-----------------One of my favorite pics of my kids...from 6-7yrs ago.
     
  4. Lobucrod
    Joined: Mar 22, 2006
    Posts: 4,117

    Lobucrod
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    from Texas

    Anybody seen my flux capacitor?
     
  5. dragsled
    Joined: May 12, 2011
    Posts: 1,977

    dragsled
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    from Panama IA

    My first dragster , back in the late 70's
     
  6. WildWilly68
    Joined: Feb 1, 2002
    Posts: 1,721

    WildWilly68
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    Mine is a pic I took at Bonneville with my dad...best trip ever.
     
  7. budrow
    Joined: Jun 25, 2009
    Posts: 115

    budrow
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    It would take a while to explain, so I won't.
     
  8. fleet-master
    Joined: Sep 29, 2010
    Posts: 1,770

    fleet-master
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    my avatar is my roadster body scratch built by yours truly.:) opefully it'll change with more up to date pic soon ;)
     
  9. It's just my car.
     
  10. twochops
    Joined: Feb 28, 2006
    Posts: 1,510

    twochops
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    Started with photo of 4 door ,then photoshopped it into
    a roadster pickup at the Heavy Petting Zoo.
    Enjoy---------- TwoChops

    (sorry I have changed my Avatar since the photo was added
     

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  11. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
    Posts: 6,594

    117harv
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    Been running without one for abit, i change them from time to time.
     
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  12. go-twichy
    Joined: Jul 22, 2010
    Posts: 1,652

    go-twichy
    BANNED

    maybe we'll find out if it tickles getting ones torso pinstriped. i've seen too much.
     
  13. Racetrack I lived next door to...
     
  14. "its my car. i built it, im proud of it so i made it my avatar so everybody has to look at it."

    X2
     
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  15. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
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    49ratfink
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    from California


    oooh man.. you really look like that?:eek:
     
  16. falconwagon62
    Joined: Mar 17, 2006
    Posts: 1,433

    falconwagon62
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    well I am President of the Falcon Club in the State of Ohio, we are Co-Hosting this years Falcon Nationals with the Bluegrass and Hoosier Chapters....

    www.tristatefalconnationals2012.com
     
  17. 1941joe
    Joined: Jan 24, 2012
    Posts: 7

    1941joe
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    Me sitting in my ground blind, goose hunting in southern Michigan!
     
  18. Mine is my truck. That big tall thing is a saguaro cactus. And the sun is setting in the background at my friends house.
     
  19. Cruiser
    Joined: May 29, 2006
    Posts: 2,240

    Cruiser
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    [QUOTE=lakeroadster;7392144]<---- Shouldn't the Avatar be a reflection of your user name :confused:

    My Avatar is reflection of my user name and is a statement of my state of mind and the love for cruising and customs.

    CRUISER :cool:
     
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  20. Mr cheater
    Joined: Aug 18, 2010
    Posts: 455

    Mr cheater
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    seemed like a good idea at the time
     
  21. JC Sparks
    Joined: Dec 8, 2008
    Posts: 686

    JC Sparks
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    from Ohio

    Mine isn't friendly, but this is what it is. It is a shot of the rear of the T/F car I was working on in 1994. The late Clayton Harris was at the controls. The car had the first totally pneumatic pressure plate in it. This was our best run on the car. 4.85 at just under 300 mph, Phoenix AZ.
    I'm sorry id you don't like it, but I am still proud as hell of what we did with it. JC
     
  22. redlinetoys
    Joined: May 18, 2004
    Posts: 4,302

    redlinetoys
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    from Midwest

    Cool thread and lots of neat stories.

    Mine is sort of a little play on the "where were you in '62?".

    Had "BEL AIR" on the back for a couple of years, but...

    "HOT ROD" is the permanent personal plate on my car now. I doubt I ever forget to re-register and they can put the plate in my casket when I am gone!
     

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  23. mcnally351
    Joined: Apr 12, 2011
    Posts: 419

    mcnally351
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    from boston

    My 61 6 banger falcon at my shop in ma
     
  24. Pauls28
    Joined: Sep 25, 2011
    Posts: 24

    Pauls28
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    Mine is my grandfather in 1936 in his homebuilt boat tailed roadster. I never meet him but it explains my hot rod addiction
     
  25. Hdonlybob
    Joined: Feb 1, 2005
    Posts: 3,871

    Hdonlybob
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    My current project, pretty much completed now!!
    Cheers.....
     
  26. traffic61
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,461

    traffic61
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    from Owasso, OK

    Because I am Ambassador Phantom of the Planet Krankor!
     
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  27. rogmoseley
    Joined: Jan 7, 2009
    Posts: 58

    rogmoseley
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    Mine is what I consider my first big deal in building a car. Built my own jig and dropped my axle for my 29 A coopay, and it worked!!!!
     
  28. My bucket chassis before the body went on.
     
  29. Fordy Frd
    Joined: Nov 9, 2008
    Posts: 77

    Fordy Frd
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    A picture of my car from 1963. It came to me in pieces and boxes, and boxes and boxes. I gotta get this thing back together!
     
  30. My sister, my Mom and me in front of our family's first car, a '41 Pontiac Torpedo, at the farm in 1951 just before we went to church. Dad was the photographer. Loved his family, hated the car. Traded it for a Henry J with a bent valve. He overhauled the engine in my uncle's junk yard. I watched and was hooked on cars from then on.
     

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