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Hot Rods Scored another project!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by stainlesssteelrat, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. Deuced Up!
    Joined: Feb 8, 2008
    Posts: 4,098

    Deuced Up!

  2. flatford39
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 2,800


    I see land speed racer in there. Get rid of the body and get it down in the weeds.
  3. Wrap a belly tank around it, DONE!
  4. bchctybob
    Joined: Sep 18, 2011
    Posts: 3,347


    Well, it certainly is
  5. King ford
    Joined: Mar 18, 2013
    Posts: 1,469

    King ford
    from 08302

    She sure is a BEAUT Clark!
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  6. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 30,197


    Frame material looks like a good candidate for a new work bench framework. 2x4 Channel?
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  7. ring gap
    Joined: Dec 29, 2017
    Posts: 45

    ring gap

    Put some slicks on the back...drag race that bitch..;)
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  8. Who said blind men can't build cars?
  9. rusty valley
    Joined: Oct 25, 2014
    Posts: 2,919

    rusty valley

    i see it does have a nice transmission cooler, so you're all set up for long distance towing
  10. captainjunk#2
    Joined: Mar 13, 2008
    Posts: 4,418


    wow i didnt know stevie wonder built a hotrod , ? who knew
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  11. indyjps
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 4,544


    Weird little ride, got your money in parts. Id drive it - around private property - not on the road.

    What are those wheels?
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  12. jeffd1988
    Joined: Apr 12, 2016
    Posts: 537


    Looks like a oversized go kart we'll fix it up and use it as a sand rail

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    Hey we can start a club with mine¡¡
  14. {stainless Thanks}, Looks like you had $300 worth of FUN and laughs with it!:) Plus you got the parts you wanted too. I know seeing this really cracked me up.:D { A STORY } Sometime back in the 80's. My little brother and I were at my dads shop. We had been joy riding an old junk Chevy Vega around in the field. I got this crazy idea. I had this old model A pick up at our shop. One of many old junk cars that I had drug home. I said lets build us a Hot Rod, and in just in one day too.:rolleyes: lol So we Torched everything off the old Vega. Then bolted the pickup cab, fenders, grill, and bed back onto it. I even brushed painted it flat black. Was this a waste of time? Probably, but we had sooo much FUN! We made some good memories! Also we didn't waste any of the A parts. As I took it back apart later. But what a great day we had. I wish I had some photos. I know, or it didn't happen. Lol Ron...
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  15. Please take it to a track before it gets torn apart and get a video of trying to pass tech. It would be hilarious!
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  16. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 4,490

    el Scotto
    from Tracy, CA

    That is an awesome idea!!!!!
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  17. haileyp1014
    Joined: Feb 15, 2006
    Posts: 933

    from so cal

    Look what this site has become ..insert sad face here :(
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  18. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 28,545


    When will Frank from American Pickers be by to buy it? :rolleyes:
  19. Mart
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,527


    Is it possible to un-see something?
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  20. The other half of the story is, just who built that thing? I'd guess them to be just as freaky?
  21. Nailhead A-V8
    Joined: Jun 11, 2012
    Posts: 1,115

    Nailhead A-V8

    reminds me of "old Gory".... someones been eating lead paint chips:confused: oldgory.jpg
  22. 327Eric
    Joined: May 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,591

    from Diablo Ca.

    Looks like a great break in and test stand to me
  23. 28 Ford PU
    Joined: Jan 9, 2015
    Posts: 457

    28 Ford PU
    from Upstate NY

    Bring it to a show. At the end of the day I bet you get more looks but less votes than the guy with the big trophy.

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  24. Mark T
    Joined: Feb 19, 2007
    Posts: 1,913

    Mark T

  25. k9racer
    Joined: Jan 20, 2003
    Posts: 3,091


    I have spent a lot more for a lot less... I see double your money on parts and useable material plus a a few hundred lbs scrap.
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  26. Fabber McGee
    Joined: Nov 22, 2013
    Posts: 1,042

    Fabber McGee

    I've been thinkin' about buildin' me some wheels about like those for a while. Probably had something other than the space saver spare tires at one time.
    Bought a Sportster long ago with aftermarket chrome wheels that had 5 spokes made of 1" square tube, worked fine and looked pretty cool in the early 70's.
  27. Bruce A Lyke
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,255

    Bruce A Lyke

    With this as the plan, is was a heck of a deal and you could have some fun with it too.:cool:
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  28. 59Apachegail
    Joined: Apr 30, 2011
    Posts: 1,388

    from New York

    Pretty cheap parts haul, It would be interesting to know what the original builder was using it for. What is the engine and trans going into?

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