Register now to get rid of these ads!

Hot Rods The 4 Banger hot rod picture thread.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hitchhiker, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. rotten ron
    Joined: Aug 11, 2018
    Posts: 8,159

    rotten ron
    BANNED

    Love this thread. So many neat cars.
     
    winduptoy and Hamtown Al like this.
  2. what side timing cover?
     
  3. Jet96
    Joined: Dec 24, 2012
    Posts: 1,431

    Jet96
    Member
    from WY

    Check out @fourspd2quad, he makes a batch from time to time
     
  4. Nobey
    Joined: May 28, 2011
    Posts: 1,493

    Nobey
    Member

    This is going into my 29 roadster. Still need a speed head and some other details. The manifold is a George Wight
    of Bell Auto fame. Really excited about running a banger, this will be my first. IMG_0630.jpg
     
  5. ROCKER77
    Joined: Jun 30, 2008
    Posts: 515

    ROCKER77
    Member

    This is still one of my favorite threads.
     
    winduptoy, Outback and Six Ball like this.
  6. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

    I agree, I love these cars. The banger I'm working on does not fit here but when the concept of my build came to me it did. There was no HAMB back then so there was FREEDOM. :D
     
    Outback and Jet96 like this.
  7. 97
    Joined: May 18, 2005
    Posts: 1,983

    97
    Member

    Why not? @ hitchhiker's first post in this thread said any banger, Charlies second post has a Mercruiser, just dont mention your foot wide rear tires!:D:D:eek:

    All we need to see is some pictures of what you have already done.
     
    Outback, chryslerfan55 and Six Ball like this.
  8. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

    When I hear "banger" I see A or T. These little Chevys fit the HAMB as well as a small block but somehow just don't have the feel. Hope to have some new pictures soon.
     
    Outback likes this.
  9. 97
    Joined: May 18, 2005
    Posts: 1,983

    97
    Member

    I often wondered about using my old Sesco midget engine with a bunch of 26 Chev roadster parts I have to build a track roadster . I probably don't have enough time left to build the projects I have started on now , so what's there will probably end up being pieced together and sold, sometime in the future when I am motivated ...
     
    Outback, chryslerfan55 and Six Ball like this.
  10. Jiminy
    Joined: Oct 25, 2012
    Posts: 478

    Jiminy
    Member

    Six Ball likes this.
  11. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

    I have a couple if '28s, a 3 port Olds head, Durant rods, and some other pieces but that is not what I'm building for my roadster. I'm building a 153 Chevy II. It will be cool in it's own way and there is a story behind it.
     
    Outback, chryslerfan55 and 97 like this.
  12. There is a '28 or '29 roaster running around Orange County with an Olds Quad four.
    Not nostalgic, but gets the job done...

    J
     
    Outback, Jet96, 97 and 1 other person like this.

  13. I was just gonna day this thread needs some more pictures from other makes....I've got 27 or 28 chevy motor but it's not in anything, yet.
     
    Outback, chryslerfan55 and Six Ball like this.
  14. 97
    Joined: May 18, 2005
    Posts: 1,983

    97
    Member

    @burl put a pic of his early Dodge roadster on A rails up on the Banger meet the other day, now as I understand it he has no motor in it yet? Maybe I am wrong , but I remember him discussing whether he should use a Dodge flathead 6 or a Dodge BANGER fast four that he had tucked away.
    I hope he sees this and puts a few pics across here, as I think that little roadster has some things going for it! I especially like the turtle deck.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2021
  15. Jeff34
    Joined: Jun 2, 2015
    Posts: 931

    Jeff34
    Member

    What size Blockley tires are on the rear rims? I'm thinking about putting them on my '29.
     
  16. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

    I think the Dodge 4 would be killer! It could give all the others a run for their money.
     
    Outback likes this.
  17. 97
    Joined: May 18, 2005
    Posts: 1,983

    97
    Member

    Yep ,have you seen the Montana Dodge Boys Bonneville project?

    www.fastfourspecial.com
    https://www.facebook.com/MontanaDodgeBoys
    10 years ago I searched NZ for a Fast Four Dodge banger project . ( Just a motor).
    There was one under my nose and I didn't know it until the owner of a B and B I stayed at regularly while on the road, told me he was selling up, and had sold his 28 Dodge roadster project . For years it was in a container on his property and he thought that as a Ford guy I wouldn't be interested. A few months later when he was about to move he told me that the new owner of the roadster didn't want or take the motors (three fast fours) and running gear , SO Bob had sent them to scrap!
     
    chryslerfan55, Jet96 and Six Ball like this.
  18. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

    RichFox here has done some amazing work with Dodge & Plymouth 4s and well as early Chevy 4s.
     
  19. brjnelson
    Joined: Oct 13, 2002
    Posts: 605

    brjnelson
    Member

    They are 6.00x16
     
    Jeff34 likes this.
  20. My Old Banger
     

    Attached Files:

  21. BigRRR
    Joined: Sep 5, 2019
    Posts: 86

    BigRRR
    Member

    My late dads 29 hot rod! IMG_1041.JPG IMG_1224.JPG
     
  22. stubbsrodandcustom
    Joined: Dec 28, 2010
    Posts: 2,334

    stubbsrodandcustom
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from Spring tx

    What I drug home last summer

    coupe 2.jpg

    coupe 5.jpg

    What I have now over a few months time...

    COUPE 55.jpg COUPE 60.jpg COUPE 71.jpg
     
    winduptoy, Outback, mvee33 and 13 others like this.
  23. Six Ball
    Joined: Oct 8, 2007
    Posts: 5,929

    Six Ball
    Member
    from Nevada

  24. v8flat44
    Joined: Nov 13, 2017
    Posts: 1,211

    v8flat44

    After looking at this thread, I USED TO BE a flat V8 guy. Love them all.
     
  25. Here’s a little Four Port Riley porn for you guys. 7CB801A8-A9CF-4E84-B0BC-219F639C7527.jpeg
     
    winduptoy, GuyW, Jet96 and 4 others like this.
  26. Six Ball and chryslerfan55 like this.
  27. klawockvet
    Joined: May 1, 2012
    Posts: 581

    klawockvet
    ALLIANCE MEMBER

    Here's mine. 28AR, B block, late B crank with inserted bearings, Turlock Machine aluminum rods, 283 pistons, Brierly cam, Dan Price head and intake, full pressure oil to rods and mains, Stromberg 97's, Red headers into split exhaust. RTS 4psd. Stock rear end. Bendix front brakes, Lockeed rear. 39 column and wheel. Interior shot was the day before I drove it to TJ for upholstery. Other two shots are the first day back. Driven daily when the weather is roadster friendly. IMG_4038.jpg IMG_3872.jpg IMG_3881.jpg
     
    winduptoy, mvee33, Outback and 12 others like this.
  28. Kevin Pharis
    Joined: Aug 22, 2020
    Posts: 537

    Kevin Pharis

    I don’t mean to be critical of this beautiful sprinter... but despite what the sign says... that’s a 2 port Riley. A 4 port Riley has carbs on the other side
     
  29. It’s okay.
     
  30. Jeff34
    Joined: Jun 2, 2015
    Posts: 931

    Jeff34
    Member

    My banger. Stock engine for now. Sunday 2.jpg Sunday 1.jpg
     

Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!

Archive

Copyright © 1995-2021 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.