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Hot Rods Really? another Survivor Hot Rod found!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by titus, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. young'n'poor
    Joined: Jan 26, 2006
    Posts: 1,280

    from Anoka. MN

  2. YJ4000
    Joined: Feb 5, 2009
    Posts: 286


    That's awesome!

  3. Beau
    Joined: Jul 2, 2009
    Posts: 1,883


    It's just awesome. I was lucky enough to pop in and see this thing. An awesome car and the perfect new owner.
  4. TinShed
    Joined: Mar 3, 2011
    Posts: 555


    Is it killing you to wait for GSTA to clean it up? With the forecast looking good I am getting the itch bad to get the good cars out!!!!!
  5. joel
    Joined: Oct 10, 2009
    Posts: 1,923


    I'm glad you're going to restore it to it's original build....eventually.
  6. Awesome!! A '36 coupe is next on my bucket list. Congrats on the find.
  7. I know I'm a little late here but I have just found this thread, Jeff congratulations what a cool car, so glad that it has gone to a real Hot Rodder who will do the right thing by the car.
  8. titus
    Joined: Dec 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,076


    Thanks for the all great compliments, im super stoked about getting this car.

    This weekend (the 11th and 12th of april) the 36 will be at the Gopher State Timming Associations 59th annual Rod and Custom Spectacular.

    the last 3 years of the show ive done a survivor hot rod display, so why make it different this year, only difference is ill just have one car in the end spot where as i usually put two, its mainly cause this thing takes up so much real estate!

    My buddy Doug will have his Survivor Tall T coupe in the spot over and my other freind will have his US Mail vette drag car that has alot of Mn history too.

    Come on down and see em

    heres a link.

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  9. mrquickwhip
    Joined: Oct 15, 2009
    Posts: 531


    Great car and a real nice background story
  10. Nice that it is running so good and no problems. Great find, 36 3W are always one of my favorites.
  11. greaser
    Joined: Apr 30, 2006
    Posts: 862


    That T coupe could knock you off your feet!
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  12. Hahaha.

  13. 1959Nomad
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,176


    Cool, hope to see it on Sunday! should be easy to spot.
  14. 1959Nomad
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,176


    Yep, St. Paul MN
  15. stuart in mn
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
    Posts: 1,955

    stuart in mn

    This is a crummy picture, but here it is at the show.


    1936 survivor.jpg
  16. Awesome! How did everyone keep from wiping off the dust ?
  17. Airborne34
    Joined: Dec 4, 2007
    Posts: 564


    Absolutely amazing!!!! What year plates were those on the front seat in first post? Glad you decided to build as "Built" that is an incredidible car.
  18. elba
    Joined: Feb 9, 2013
    Posts: 624


    Best looking car FORD ever made !
  19. willowbilly3
    Joined: Jun 18, 2004
    Posts: 4,356

    Member Emeritus
    from Sturgis

    What an incredible find. I always wonder when I read storys like this, how in the hell a high school kid ever had money to hire all the work done. I remember high school, pumping gas and saving up just to afford plug wires or brake shoes.
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  20. 1959Nomad
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,176


    Saw the car at the show, looking forward to the cleaned up version, perhaps at BBT50's
    So was the birds nest actually as found or a staged prop?
  21. titus
    Joined: Dec 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,076


    the birds nest was staged by a freind.

    im actually planning on doing a time lapse video of the clean up of the car.
    TerrytheK and greaser like this.
  22. Congrats on finding a real keeper.
    I think you should work on having this car in its "refreshed/rejuvenated/polished-up" form at the 60th show next year as well. Given the history and the story behind it, it would be a perfect fit.
  23. titus
    Joined: Dec 6, 2003
    Posts: 5,076


    well, got it all washed up, didnt take too many pics yet, been super busy on a few other projects, heres a quick video of washing it.

    ill get some more pics of it when i get it unburried again in the next few weeks, it cleaned up ok, probably 75% of the paint still on it.
  24. YJ4000
    Joined: Feb 5, 2009
    Posts: 286


    That's a neat video. Looks like it was a great day for it. What's next?

  25. bryan6902
    Joined: May 5, 2008
    Posts: 1,137


    Damn! I've never seen Bull move so fast in my life! Looks like it cleaned up nice!
  26. I missed all of this. You sir ...... are blessed. Fun, ain't it ?
  27. Barn Find
    Joined: Feb 2, 2013
    Posts: 2,317

    Barn Find
    from Missouri

  28. bonesy
    Joined: Aug 14, 2005
    Posts: 3,000


    I dig the clean up video - such a cool car!
  29. Wow Jeff that car is perfect!

    Got any 30_31 Roadster quarters and doors?

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