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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by silent rick, Feb 12, 2012.
Doggone it. Every time you post an update I wish I hadn't let it go. LOL
Your cruising right along Rick. Looks killer!
Looks really good Rick.
i have to take a little out of one, maybe two body mounts, make a little adjustment then mount my pedal box. we were playing around with it last wednesday, making chalk marks and discussing shortening the arms an inch maybe. we were checking clearances between the pedal box and my steering box. everything looks doable at this point.
thanks for all the comments. i'll keep on posting updates.
Man, this thing is really coming along, and looking great!
That car is the Bees Knees,,love the amount of care that went into it!,,A set of Veda Spec hub caps would look great. HRP
they're for special occassions
looking good rick!
It's coming together nicely. Junior fired his '34 for the first time last week and now yours looks like it's getting close. Very cool.
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looking good my friend!
This is a think of beauty Rick. Keep it up!
every now and then I find a build that inspires me to get of my lazy ass this is one of them (great job)!!!
Damn this thing is cool. I've been collecting parts for one of these for years. Makes me want to get started on it RIGHT NOW....
Thanks for all the detailed pics, hope you don't care if I copy some of your ideas.
thanks for all the comments. i've done my share of copying an idea or two. it's hard not to. there's so many great ideas to be found on the hamb. i made the tunnel tonight. i'll be working on the pedal box this weekend and modifying the arms a little to suit my taste. it's getting close to tear down time and final assembly. the body won't be in paint this year but i do intend to drive it. i'll post another update in a week or two.
"selfish disgusting anti-social bad influence friend of the devil seeks an intelligent young hard belly with large breasts to dance naked for my amusement. must ride on fender. "
Your car doesn't have fenders. Where will she ride?
that's my personal ad from before i had any cool cars. see post 83 for pic of fender
Nice work, looking good!
Major coolness, Rick.
i sold off the 47 ford dash. i thought about using this 55 chevy in it, but i'm not feeling it either. i'm leaning towards a flat dash
i made the framework to support the bmw box and have it temporarily tacked in place. i want to tilt the wheel up a few more degrees to see how that feels and then blow a hole in the body and come out with my pitman arm.
my pedal box is mounted behind all that stuff. it's tight but i don't have any problem pushing on the pedals. dig the old chrome master cylinder on the firewall too.
I used a '32 steel dash designed for a model a IN MY '26. Narrowed in the center. Drilled 1/4" holes in the to rail of the '32 dash and welded nuts to the back side. 1/4-20 Phillips chrome screws worked well. I think I had to add or change screw locations in the lower outer corners. If a guy had a '32 center oval it could be added. It was a pretty simple set of small mods for a good result.
been playing with gas tank choices
the cardboard is difficult to see thru. i'll have to have glass cut for it. at least you get the idea.
Looking good Rick! I like the second gas tank pic for what it's worth.
Lookin good Rick. I see you got the bracing off now. Charlie do you recognize the car?
junky panhead keeps wanting to get in the pics. primary side
That BMW box is a nice piece. I used one in my RPU years ago.
I'm digging the Track T. It looks good. Really clean work too.
The Panhead isn't for sale is it?
what, that old thing?
yeah, right, get in line. there's a dozen or so locals that have been asking about it.
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