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Ray Farner t-bucket found! Info needed?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by crf500, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. Amazing! I would love to see more pics of it in its current condition. Whats the owners plans for it?
    Cool...anyone with a copy and a scanner...please!
    / primerkid
  2. 57tony31
    Joined: Jul 20, 2008
    Posts: 632

    from Woods

    Cool stuff and it looks in fair shape ...............
  3. maplefrm
    Joined: Aug 15, 2010
    Posts: 520

    from Central IL

    We're posting this for Skirtless33 who has the Rod & Custom magazine.

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  4. wizzard23
    Joined: Dec 12, 2009
    Posts: 733


    Awesome!!!!!!! and that does look like the one from the Speedy Bill ads.
  5. GregCon
    Joined: Jun 18, 2012
    Posts: 689

    from Houston

    "I ran a marathon yesterday through a local rural area and was thinking the same thing, every farm had a barn or set of sheds that just had to have something in at least some of them!"

    I did the same thing, only I was driving not running. I find running tedious after the first two or three steps.
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  6. cfnutcase
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 1,033

    from Branson mo

    I know of a barris built 49 merc convertible in a small one car garage close to me, came here from california in 62 or 63 and was put in the shed, has not been moved since.....I have been trying to buy it for years....they are still out there, just I dont seem to have much luck buying the cool stuff....Awesome little T!!! Jim
  7. GAB-KC
    Joined: May 1, 2008
    Posts: 46


    Perhaps I can help with some questions about this car and its history... I hope. 52 years is a long time to remember.

    George Barnes

    crf500 - I'm guessing that the car is still owned by the same fellow who showed it to me back in 2002?
  8. kennkat
    Joined: Aug 25, 2011
    Posts: 1,383


    :):):) Hoping this awesome story results in the "re-activation" of this Fine Old Rod!!! :):):)
  9. bct
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
    Posts: 3,099


    neat-o T thread
  10. black 62
    Joined: Jul 12, 2012
    Posts: 1,895

    black 62
    from arkansas

    i remember seeing the car in the first picture at the cam twisters show in joplin--i don't believe it was glass--talked to the owner with my friend who was building one out of the front of a dodge touring car--doesn't seem like the same car --may just be to ragged out for me to tell--seemed like a very nice build at the time--blue wasn't it?
  11. pretty cool and it stayed in Mo. the whole time
  12. propwash
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
    Posts: 3,858

    from Las Vegas

    so, does Speedy Bill have it or not? Hard to believe it was used in a recent ad if it was ensconced in that garage for so many years. Is there a paper trail back to Fahrner?
  13. 19Ardun46
    Joined: Apr 24, 2008
    Posts: 29


    The Speedy bill ad was from back in the day... It was parked in front of the old Speedway location.
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  15. butch27
    Joined: Dec 10, 2004
    Posts: 2,847


    George Barns is still active on T bucket sites- he does some great CAD plans for parts.
    chryslerfan55 likes this.

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