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Picked Up A Great 39 Chevy Last Night!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by oldfart36, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. cloned clown
    Joined: Oct 22, 2009
    Posts: 42

    cloned clown

    Very cool find!! From the original owner even!!! It amazes me what is still "out there"...
  2. monkeyspunk79
    Joined: Jan 2, 2011
    Posts: 553


    What a clean machine that car is. What's under the hood, a 216?
  3. Wow, just wow. They ARE still out there, guys.

    ...really? :(
  4. carryallman
    Joined: Jan 5, 2009
    Posts: 399


    nice car!! ,i have a identical twin ,setting in storage ,gonna do a 2x3 frame ,gasser car ,454,nine inch four link ,anybody got any extra body parts ? any tube axle stuff nobodys using ? used 4 link stuff ? thanks mike
  5. Thanks guys. Besides some original dealer offered extras, this one is staying stock.
  6. I'll try and get a couple pics up this week. The interior and engine/compartment are as nice as the exterior.
  7. Oooo, that's tidy!
  8. The Continental
    Joined: Aug 23, 2011
    Posts: 363

    The Continental
    from Texas

    Amazing! Great find especially since that is what you wanted. Have to keep some original and with the story, this would be a good one. Do you know if the car and wheels were painted that way originally? Add some whitewalls and be done.
  9. Yes it is the original paint scheme, the car was repainted in the mid 80's by Quality Motors in Independence Ks.
  10. 53inSD
    Joined: Aug 18, 2011
    Posts: 191


    Damn, that is a beauty!
  11. wow... awesome find
  12. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,970

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    NO please ,no whitewalls. The car doesn't have them and does not need them.
  13. :D:D:D:D
    Haven't decided yet. What ever I decide will be period correct. More then likely black walls.
  14. "UPDATE"

    After Brakes and some tweeking the 39 is on the road and running great.

    NOS Texaco oil for the 39 before it's first day out on the road.
    First day on the Road.
  15. oldcarfart
    Joined: Apr 12, 2005
    Posts: 1,437


    I have friend with last name Skelly, any docs/maps/etc. you want to part with?
  16. Well, How'd she handle? :confused:
  17. Really nice, we're putting the new tires on later this week. The old Bias Firestones that are on it now, let ya know they are there from the sitting in one spot for the last few years. ;)
  18. mufflerman
    Joined: Aug 22, 2007
    Posts: 42


    did she fire up this morning at 18 degrees!!!??
  19. pinman 39
    Joined: Oct 9, 2008
    Posts: 520

    pinman 39

    Another 39 on the HAMB Yeah !
  20. How do you pick which one to drive today? :D Answer, drive em both. Looking good Chris.

    Attached Files:

  21. A little choke, a couple pumps and she went right off. Thanks for all your help Rod. Cool shop, great work.

    Well to be honest the 39 is for when I'm in that "Pa Kettle" mood.:eek: I feel very lucky to have found such a piece of history. Oh hey, by the way Jeff. I'm stealing your pic you posted!!!!
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2012
  22. One of my Air Corp tag riders was screaming from the shelf to be the first addition to the 39.

  23. low-n-slo54
    Joined: Jul 25, 2009
    Posts: 1,920


    Very cool Chris!
  24. koth
    Joined: Apr 30, 2007
    Posts: 161


    Thanks for posting the interior pics. I have a '39 sedan as well and need the rear seat, the one that came with it isn't the right one at all.
  25. If ya need anymore, let me know.;)
  26. Stealing that horrible pic? I'll do you a better one, as the first was a bit dark.
    Tag looks great.
  27. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 18,033

    from California

    you talking about the cheerleader with no panties or the Chevy?
  28. melsfine39
    Joined: Apr 24, 2009
    Posts: 235


    Great looking Chebbie!! Check out my 39 at mine is a three owner car (me being the third owner) drove it two years as a stocker then did the rebuild. Good luck and a great find! Mel:D
    Here's a before and after!

    Attached Files:

  29. You just taught me a good lesson!

    Never eat while reading the hamb!!!!!LMAO bout choked!!!!!

    Oh Ya I was reffering to the Chevy!!!!!! This time:D

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