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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by roseville carl, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Just picked this up, plans for flattie power and two speed box, just to have some fun.............Carl
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  2. arkiehotrods
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  3. Pat Pryor
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    ive had that itch also. got 318 laying around a few 671 blowers and a pair of slicks and an old rear & straight axle and just grab some black pipe from work.. i got as far as narrowing the rear.

    looks good, you got me motivated again
     
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  4. Gotta love it when that third car fits in the two car garage!
     
  5. Gator
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  6. nice...but a flathead ? c'mon that thing needs some power up front
     
  7. 562roadster
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    That thing is screamin' for a Hemi!
     
  8. It may be screamin for a Hemi but you see I just have this fascination with Henry's ol bent eight and I have most of the parts I need on hand hell I even have one of those old bent chevy's I could use but I won't, you see the world is flat in my opinion......................Carl
     
  9. Ruiner
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    Needs a Pontiac motor...neat score man, do what you want with it and be safe...Pat Pryor, put the black pipe away and go get some DOM tubing please...
     
  10. solid
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    That's a beautiful thing.
     
  11. Pat Pryor
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    well its not really going to be full out car, kinda mockup of what i would like to do when i get the money, more of a glorified engine stand. i would eventually really like to screw around with that motor and blower maybe i can teach myself somethings
     
  12. Awesome score, have fun with that one!
     
  13. bobjob55
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    don't forget a scatter shield over your differential ,,or you just might loose your boy's....
     
  14. fab32
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    HaHa!! With a flathead in front he'll be able to catch anything that flies out with his bare hands. If the "boys" get hit it will only leave a bruise.:D

    Frank
     
  15. She's a beauty!!!!!

    An anti rotation plate on the rear end will help the "boys" more. The rear end spinning hurt a lot more guys than gears coming out of the case.
     
  16. RodStRace
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    Great deal!
    As for more power, just go with your plan and keep it over 9.99 so you don't spend all your money on stuff that doesn't make it go.
     
  17. Jim Marlett
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    The only person I have actually known and spoken with that had a rear end come apart between their legs did it with a flathead. She did live through it, but it was a bit of a wallop. Yes, I said she. The rear end was a magnesium early Ford banjo, if I recall correctly.
     
  18. At my age it might be the only action the boys get.......... they might be lookin forward to it...............

    all kiddin aside we will be makin sure it will protect all parts of me, gotta keep the grandkids happy ya know.............

    Jim will be postin my vision as soon as I get it together and hope to have er done by March .........
     
  19. 38FLATTIE
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    Amen, brother!
     
  20. harrington
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    Very cool find, I love it. Can't wait to see it finished.
     
  21. 40FORDPU
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    Have a blast!
     
  22. koth
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    That is just too cool. I'm envious! Can't wait to see your plans.
     
  23. Well its a start anyway hope to see ya in May Rocky.........
     

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  24. rocnroll
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    So that little excursion in the 'truck' musta got your blood circulatin', huh?:D
     
  25. iammarvin
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    Hey, Roseville Carl, that is funnnnny shit!!!!bahahahahaaa...
     
  26. plym49
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    Friggin' awesome, that would be my dream come true to own a digger styled like that.
     
  27. blojectedj
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    I can't decide which was funnier you guy's are killin me! Build a flattie ain't nothin sounds better than a radical flattie!
     
  28. 333 Half Evil
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    Nice digger....man that will be killer. Congrats
     
  29. Hey Roc that "excursion" brought back memories from 59,60 Half Moon Bay, and man did I get a rush, Rocky doesn't know what he did by having that event, damn I'm hooked again. In fact I'm so hooked I will be selling the Model A to finance this project.......Glad to hear you got the Willy's sorted out, didn't I say to double check the fuel system???............Carl
     

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