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History Range Rod

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by J.Ukrop, Nov 13, 2015.

  1. J.Ukrop
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
    Posts: 1,814

    Staff Member

    J.Ukrop submitted a new blog post:

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  2. Would love to see more interiors like this on 50's themed rods;

  3. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,200


    x2 on the interior,it's just right.Everything about the roadster is perfect,not overdone.
  4. Rear bar-tank protection.

  5. Tn. Trash
    Joined: Apr 21, 2015
    Posts: 302

    Tn. Trash

    I can see a couple things I might, repeat might change on that car, the interior is not one. Great looking little hot rod, seems like I`ve seen the name Al Monk somewhere before but can`t remember for sure.
  6. HRS
    Joined: Nov 7, 2008
    Posts: 361


    Looks like a drive to me. Form following function for sure...and of course that always seems to work.
  7. hansboomer
    Joined: Nov 15, 2008
    Posts: 82

    from new york

    Are those 55 Ford taillights? Or maybe 59 Buick? To my eye they look too big and too new for that car, but that's the only thing that's not perfect.
    How do so many of those old cars have Auburn dashboards? How many Auburns could there have been in the late fifties in Wyoming? Was JC Whitney selling reproduction auburn dashes?
  8. Looks like maybe '52-53 Ford; too small to be '55....
  9. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 15,077

    from oregon

    Nice car, and this is purely my .02, but I just can't warm up to those bumpers.
    This guy was pretty detail oriented though, most of the time people would'nt bother putting the bolts back in after removing the running boards.
  10. Holy hell that thing is perfect!

    Its that quirkiness that is missing in all the "modern" "traditional hot rods"!

    ...It doesn't get any better than that dash!
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  11. indyjps
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 4,247


    Only takes 1 wealthy family with spoiled offspring to buy the most expensive car and trash it, go get another. They could stack up auburns in the junkyard quickly. I'm sure you've seen the same behavior in NY / NJ.

    Cool car, appreciate you posting. Is that interior made from prestitched, bulk material, just layed out slanted.
  12. oldcargary
    Joined: May 6, 2010
    Posts: 211

    from devore, Ca

    I like it because it has some different stuff, bumpers, taillights etc. It's boring when they're all the same. Sayn.
  13. Very nice car with interesting details about that period. Great story.
  14. Great idea for a Top!!!!
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  15. Silvair
    Joined: Sep 30, 2010
    Posts: 189


    I would love to see a picture with the plaid top on!

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