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PICS to Appease Leadsledmerc!! A real hotrod build

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Kruzer63, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Finished? next month? hahhahahaha uhhhhh maybe finished next project on it hahhahahhahaha
  2. Roothawg
    Joined: Mar 14, 2001
    Posts: 19,117


    I swear never to complain about working in the cold again.....
  3. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    The dash uses a 59 Chev center cluster, the rest of it is completely handformed by making a skin of 20 ga sheetmetal over top of a metal skeleton outta 3/16 round rod.
  4. Great pics,awesome ride!!! Thanks for sharing many great ideas.I'll bet some of the more southern h.a.m.b. members won't agree about the mild weather outside your "igloo":eek: look forward to updates. Merry Christmas to everyone in the h.a.m.b. family
  5. I predict alot of fun ahead!
  6. pimpin paint
    Joined: May 31, 2005
    Posts: 4,940

    pimpin paint
    from so cal


    Great job on the ABomb, the power plant selection is especially
    killer, but what's the white stuff all over the ground, Bondo dust?

    Swankey devils C.C.
  7. brewsir
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 3,279


    no kidding...I thought I made a mess in my garage....he got that white shit everywhere! Looks great...I really dig sedans and yours is looking like one of my favorites already!
  8. Nocturnal
    Joined: Sep 18, 2005
    Posts: 254

    from CO

    Love the beltline......oh, and everything else also.

    Great job.
  9. diggers4life
    Joined: Jun 26, 2006
    Posts: 202


    You are doing an excellent job! That is one of the coolest tudors I've ever seen. I wish mine was that far along. I'm sittng on my ass in front of the computer today because it's a little chilly in my shop. There's not even any snow on the ground. I'm such a puss.

    Keep up the good work, and keep us posted!
  10. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Thanks guys, all the comments here really makes a guy wanna keep at it thats for sure. i will post more pics of the pedal assembly in a few days. I will have to pull out the engine to finish fitting some things and then i can snap some pics of how all the bell cranks work and such. Too tight in there to see it never mind get some pics of it at the moment.
  11. That swing pedel assm. is way cool. Love the hole dam car. Bob
  12. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Just wait till i grind and detail that pedal assembly, I will be rounding off all edges and cleaning it up yet soon. Then it should look really good.
  13. Haunted Ken
    Joined: May 22, 2005
    Posts: 186

    Haunted Ken

    Holy Hell! This is, as of now, my new favorite build on this board.

    Awesome work, thank you for the IMMENSE inspiration......
  14. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,516

    from Nebraska

    Lookin' good - I like everything about your car. I'm looking forward to updates.

    Thanks for the pics and description!

  15. ynottayblock
    Joined: Dec 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,954


    thumbs up from a fellow brent. sweet car, love the pedals
  16. wstultz
    Joined: Nov 29, 2006
    Posts: 39


    Thanks for the awesome inspiration.
  17. Big Tony
    Joined: Mar 29, 2006
    Posts: 3,590

    Big Tony

    Sweet ass ride and i dig the hell out of the dash, motor and exhaust
  18. glassguy
    Joined: Feb 12, 2003
    Posts: 2,261


    good lord man!!!! just thinkin about grinding all the welding just made me queasey!! everything about that car is sick!!! unbelievable metel work! once again another hamber makes me realize how fat, lazy, and stupid i am!! i cabt wait to work on mine now. thanks for sharing..

    ps if ya get a minute will you just wip me up one of those pedal assys
  19. Flipper
    Joined: May 10, 2003
    Posts: 3,304

    from Kentucky

    Neat details on the car dude!
  20. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788


    Very sharp, man. Mind if I hit ya up for more pics of the swing pedal assy. I gotta do something similiar due to lack of legroom.
    Dynamite ride.
  21. Stu
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 950


    looks good!!=like the dash
  22. Plowboy
    Joined: Nov 8, 2002
    Posts: 4,255


    Looks good man!

    I like the row of carbs and the taillights. That is a good way to make your car stand out in the crowd!

    I am not handy enough to make a pedal assembly like that....but I do have a credit card! Ha Ha Ha

    Jus to make you feel bad, I worked in my garage all day yesterday, In my T shirt. Of course I had a little help from the furnace and my $1.50 a gallon LP gas!
  23. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Ok guys, just so you know... i DONT work outside all the time. I only was workin outside that day in the milder cold so that i could get the paint stripped off the roof without creating a huge orangey red mess in the garage all over everything... the garage IS heated where i work on the car hahaha
  24. LilDuec
    Joined: Feb 28, 2006
    Posts: 289


    Damn man I'm in love with that car! Love the dash, tailights, the pedal assy, the yeah pretty much all of it! Looks freagin sweet man!
  25. Nads
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 11,613

    from Hypocrisy

    Agreed, everything about that car rules and your guts for working in the freezing cold.
    The engineering is to notch too. Very nice indeed.
  26. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Well guys

    Thanks again for all the positive comments. Always help keep a guy fired up for workin on his ride.

    Also, I will post more pics of my brake set up here in a few days so anybody askin questions on here can get a better look at things then.
  27. ratt7
    Joined: Sep 23, 2005
    Posts: 362


    Dont remind me about the cold days in the garage here in Winnipeg. Car is looking good. :)
  28. Kruzer63
    Joined: Dec 6, 2004
    Posts: 638


    Hell there is good things to workin in the winter and havin snow... like you have more ambition to work on the car since you cant be out drivin it...and...uhhhhh, if you are cuttin metal with Dr.Torch you can toss the hot piece outside and in a few seconds its kooled... and you can practice your Drifting skills without needing high HP machines... hahaha ;)
  29. sheepdog
    Joined: Jul 17, 2006
    Posts: 27


    Got anymore pics of the pedal assembly/linkage? Great work!

    Love that carb setup (not to mention the whole car). Great choice on the motor.
  30. CaddyRat
    Joined: Jan 7, 2005
    Posts: 577


    I love this thing. If I was building one- I'd use yours as a blueprint to follow.

    Question- what sort of paint stripping media are you using? Is that a giant 3M pad or something?

    Keep up the good work.

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