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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by J.Ukrop, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. J.Ukrop
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
    Posts: 1,816

    Staff Member

    J.Ukrop submitted a new blog post:

    The Canadian Channel


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  2. dumprat
    Joined: Dec 27, 2006
    Posts: 3,122

    from b.c.

    There are a bunch of early BC builds that have a very "East coast" style to them.
  3. No doubt this 32 is an Icon of BC stated, still being driven today by Jim's son........I have vivid memories of driving home from LARS about 10 yrs ago and catching up to Jim & brother on Hwy 101 just south of San Jose...........that day was hotter than hell and there's Jim & bro, sans top on 32, with wet towels wrapped around their heads to keep sunstroke away...........we honked & waved and stayed on c/control @ long distance travel was no stranger to this fact, this roadster was driven round trip in mid-50's from BC to New York state on his honeymoon, long before Interstate hwy's...........
  4. bowie
    Joined: Jul 27, 2011
    Posts: 2,704


    That’s the kind I’m immediately drawn to at any event. Gotta love that old time innovation!
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  5. sloppy jalopies
    Joined: Jun 29, 2015
    Posts: 4,783

    sloppy jalopies

  6. Denns1989
    Joined: Aug 6, 2014
    Posts: 545


    Agreed, well done... I'm familiar with another Canadian hot rod that has that "east coast" thing going on from the same era as well ;-)
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  7. Man that thing is perfect! Right up my alley!
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  8. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,530

    from WA

    If I had the money I would most definitely build one like that today .... it's a dream I can't shake.
  9. ss34coupe
    Joined: May 13, 2007
    Posts: 4,178


    The "Apache" is a legend in this area, a great example of a deuce roadster.
  10. catdad49
    Joined: Sep 25, 2005
    Posts: 5,063


    Great little roadster, quite a feat to get All that Hemi under the hood! Sure would love to see more, especially the rear suspension set-up. Thanks Joey.
  11. stinson
    Joined: Dec 9, 2010
    Posts: 78

    from alabama

    Don't build them like they used to, they used to be weird! But awesome wow that was some crazy innovation with the suspension
  12. Tuck
    Joined: May 14, 2001
    Posts: 5,651

    Tech Editor
    from MINNESOTA
    1. Early Hemi Tech

    Awesome write up. GO KANADA! :)
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  13. .... that lil' f#cker is just right all right all right !!!
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  14. Great reading......

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