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Starting my new 31 Ex. Cab Diesel Truck

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by SafariTow, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. SafariTow
    Joined: Feb 19, 2010
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    Some pics of my new Hot Rod, 1931 A extended cab Hot Rod Diesel Truck.
    I will be running a 4bt with a Turbo 400 transmission and a 10 bolt with a 2.41 rear and 31'' tall rear tires. (looking for good mileage) And some nice road trips.
     

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  2. ponchopowerd
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    not to bad of a idea, hope to see progress pics
     
  3. BenW455
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    That will be COOL. Keep us updated.
     
  4. edweird
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    i'm pickin up what ya puttin down!
     

  5. willymakeit
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    There have been some good builds here using the 4bt. Keep us posted.
     
  6. synthsis
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    I love how diesel has been slowly making it's way into the HAMB culture. This is the 3rd or 4th car I've seen that's gonna use a diesel mill and it's really cool.
     
  7. bzxt7d
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  8. Strange Agent
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    from Ponder, TX

    Not sure how "trad" this is, but good luck to you.
     
  9. SafariTow
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    Updates: I found my rear tires, 33x9.5x15 new and cheap, some pics of the turbo swap. slow but sure.
     

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  10. Stone
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    This is going to be cool.
     
  11. Should be scary fun and get ridiculously good milage too - a 4BT moving a model A is like you or I moving a piece of paper.
     
  12. Cool plan! I'm a little in diesel mode too. Been lookin for a 4bt but good luck in Canada, not many around. I've got thoughts in my pumpkin on a little diesel/ 5 speed ride...

    -Shiny
     
  13. bibb86
    Joined: Mar 23, 2009
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    this is awesome. i have been wanting to do the same thing for a while, just waiting on the right donor. i am guessing you have seen this one before?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM69a3EkVTw

    there are more videos too. good luck and keep us updated, bet it will be sick
     
  14. mattcrp1
    Joined: Aug 20, 2007
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    is that the set up out of the bread van with the one piece flexplate cover/ tranny pan? looks like a good build got any pics of motor mount ideas? there is a thread of a 30's sedan with this set up on here.
     

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