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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bass, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. FoPeed
    Joined: Feb 17, 2007
    Posts: 53


    Fuckin Awesome!!!!!!!!! Please tell me you are going to get some shots at Bonneville on your way back?
  2. davidh73750
    Joined: Apr 21, 2009
    Posts: 1,561


    I remember seeing that coupe go by I 35 on sunday after lonestar this year about Waco. Cool trip.
  3. Mart
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,138


    Enjoying the ride.. Drive safe.
  4. lorodz
    Joined: Jul 26, 2009
    Posts: 3,728


    wow some guys have all the fun..good luck on your adventure ...
  5. You've got that right...! I've been Jonesing ever since I sold the Roadster...!;)

    But this is how I expected you to drive across the U.S. !!!

    I figure it would've taken you about 29 hours to get to Washington State... Hahaha!

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  6. Boones
    Joined: Mar 4, 2001
    Posts: 9,560

    from Kent, Wa

    Brian, welcome to Washington. Will stop by and say hi tomorrow..

    there is nothing like driving your hotrod on a long road trip by yourself. time to think, relax and just soak it all in..
  7. cruzr
    Joined: Jan 19, 2006
    Posts: 3,125


    some day...............................soon

    my hero....thanks for the inspiration
  8. jj mack
    Joined: Mar 22, 2007
    Posts: 735

    jj mack

    Brian do you know Zeek? Looks like you were outside his shop in amarillo!

    best of luck on your trip!
  9. yellow wagon
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 612

    yellow wagon
    from WI

    one of the best threads I have ever seen/read on the HAMB in my years and years of lurking. Love it!
  10. BStoltz
    Joined: Mar 30, 2009
    Posts: 123


    Gotta love the pics..... What an awesome road trip!!!!
  11. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
    Posts: 10,542


    Hey Brian, man....what you are doing is also a dream of mine. I can't wait until we get our plans together for a "cross-country-drive" in our Model A.

    Be Safe brother!
  12. Brewton
    Joined: Jun 24, 2005
    Posts: 884


    One day I'm going to drop a pair and take my coupe for a long road trip! I'm in Dallas this weekend and it is F'n HOT!
    You go Brian! Have fun! Thanks for the post!
  13. forty1fordpickup
    Joined: Aug 20, 2008
    Posts: 288


    Go Brian go! This is what it is all about. Build 'em and drive 'em. Stay safe 'n keep the rubber side down. Awesome trip with great pics. Thanks for your travel log.
  14. Thanks for the great trip! Sharing the ride, with all us hoodlums, is greatly appreciated.:D
  15. VanHook
    Joined: May 26, 2005
    Posts: 244


    Love this thread thanks!
  16. Cool pics, have a great trip.
  17. MR. FORD
    Joined: Aug 29, 2005
    Posts: 1,636

    MR. FORD
    from Austin, TX

    Keep on truckin' man......:cool:
  18. ThirdGen
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 452

    from Wales, ME

    Just got done reading all your posts Bass, and I'm freakin' jealous! You must be having the time of your life! I can just imagine how surreal it must be, just you an your Model A, nice open roads, and just the roar of the hemi! I can't wait for the chance to get to do this. Thanks for taking all of us along with you!

  19. photoman
    Joined: Feb 6, 2004
    Posts: 406

    from Texas

    Very nice pics. Look forward to more reports.
  20. Rusty
    Joined: Mar 4, 2004
    Posts: 9,449


    sweet coverage
  21. Jshew
    Joined: May 7, 2010
    Posts: 4

    from ky

    Your my new hero.. God bless and have a safe trip.. Keep the post coming..
  22. TexasSpeed
    Joined: Nov 2, 2009
    Posts: 4,618


    This is what I get for not checking the Jalopy Journal for the last few days.

    I wish I had known you were in Amarillo, and more specifically, downtown! I would have loved to see your car rolling through. I can't remember that guy's name with the green Ford, but I do remember having a conversation with him about it. The newest part on that thing were the Jag front disc brakes from the early 70's!

    Pretty sweet knowing someone of your caliber would actually stop here and shoot the bull for a while. I also agree.. Bob Owens <- the geniune article.

    These kind of posts (and the build threads) are what I love so much about the HAMB.. Keep them coming!
  23. Babyearl
    Joined: May 23, 2008
    Posts: 610


    Brian, my hat is off to you,, I knew when I met you at Pate's, you are a true Hot Rodder. And now you have left no doubt in my mind, Have a safe trip.
    Gettin there is half the fun,,gettin back seals the deal.
  24. Kettleman
    Joined: Mar 28, 2006
    Posts: 149


    Awesome post keep safe on the road
  25. coupe at sunset.jpg
    got it on my desk top nice pic !!!!!!1
  26. PoPo
    Joined: Jan 3, 2008
    Posts: 1,101


    I've been unmotivated lately reference my Model A as I just haven't had the funds and with another child on her way I was putting the 31 on the back burner. But now I just want to get the darn thing down and work on it! Bass this is awesome. Great pictures and great narrative so far. The return trip will be so fun, you won't have a time line at all.
  27. Brickster
    Joined: Nov 23, 2003
    Posts: 1,131


    Looks great Brian, see you again in Bville
  28. Is 2011 the year the HAMB calendar changes to landscape instead of portrait? Make sure you take some pictures with the camera turned 90 degrees on the trip back.
    Not only can this man lay down a TIG weld that looks like a work of art, he can write and take photos to match. Viva la HAMB
  29. LabRat
    Joined: Jan 10, 2008
    Posts: 1,551


    Who says you can't travel in time .....

    Be Proud , thanks for sharing .
  30. Zumo
    Joined: Aug 30, 2004
    Posts: 1,389


    Man I hope to make the same type of trip one day. Very cool. That is what it's all about.

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