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Features The Unknown Roadster/ Road trip home

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by rebelrun, Jun 2, 2013.

  1. rebelrun
    Joined: Jan 26, 2013
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    rebelrun
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    from deep south

    Sorry to keep you waiting. Life has its way of getting in the way.

    Technology has not been my friend and currently I am a victim to my macs temper.

    I hope things will be right soon and I can once again be allowed to access my hard drive.




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  2. rebelrun
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    from deep south

    Hear is a little tease to keep this going until I am hard drive capable. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1371165746.932903.jpg


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  3. Cyclone Kevin
    Joined: Apr 15, 2002
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    Congrats on the purchase of the car, meeting Gary-(His son is great as well), the whole ride home=Incredible! I did the first Americruise 93 in my 34 3W hiboy on un-replaceable Dirt Track tires. I totally did the backroads just to be able to see alot of this country. It was nutz! but I'd do it again in an instant!!!!

    Good luck with the new Rodney and post the pix when Mr Mac allows you to.
     
  4. rebelrun
    Joined: Jan 26, 2013
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    from deep south

    Might have something exciting in the works with the story. Hopefully I will have a big update for all soon.

    Thanks to everyone on the kind wishes and dealing with my slow finale.


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  5. 08racer
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    Well anything yet? Waiting....
     
  6. qzjrd5
    Joined: Nov 23, 2004
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    from Troy, MI

    Wow, so cool!!! Such a great car!
     
  7. Austinrod
    Joined: Jun 14, 2012
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    I also have a 31 roadster survivor, love the patina on yours
    ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1372382582.976798.jpg


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  8. seatex
    Joined: Oct 24, 2006
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    Don't know how the hell I missed this thread! You, sir, are a lucky man! I wouldn't change anything but the oil on her. SH'E PERFECT! Congratulations. WOW
     
  9. plywude
    Joined: Nov 3, 2008
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    from manteca ca

    Rebel run your post reminds me of a girl I dated in high school she just would not go all the way and finish what we started..................
     
  10. I can't belive I missed this post while the trip was going on. But at least I got in on it after the fact. GREAT ROADSTER< GREAT PHOTOS, and a great story.
    I can wait to see what else you will add to this at least for a couple more days...
     
  11. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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    Beautiful Roadster! ........ please keep the pictures and story's coming!
     
  12. RR: Truly amazing and riveting story. Great car, pics and journey. Yes we are envious. Made a few trips in a hot rod but never anything of this magnitude. WAY cool brother!!!Tim
     
  13. Awesome story & GREAT photos,very happy to see ya both made it home OK!
    I love "Lil' Lucy"! I hope to see some close up detail photos of her.
     
  14. heatnbeat
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    from Madera,Ca.

    I agree with everyone, the pictures are FANTASTIC !
    They are calendar quality!
     
  15. rebelrun
    Joined: Jan 26, 2013
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    from deep south

    IMG_0251.jpg Okay so its been some time... Check out The Rodders Journal issue 61 to get the full story. Sorry for the hold out, but I wanted to keep it until the issue was coming out, and now I have my copy and I know it is really in there. This is one of coolest things to ever happen in my life. Here is a sneak peak at the article.
     
  16. pwschuh
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    Sweet! Congrats!
     
  17. vicksrods
    Joined: Nov 13, 2007
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    thats an awsome story and a great road trip.... looking forward to the Rodders Journal story..
     
  18. So cool!
    Love
    This
    Car
    !!!!
     
  19. This post is great! I've had the pleasure of seeing this car up close in Denver, it is way cool.
     
  20. Bumping one of the best threads/stories ever.
    Finally found a copy of Rodders Journal on the news stand.

    For anyone who missed this thread, this is what it's all about!
     

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  22. rod1
    Joined: Jan 18, 2009
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    I worked for Gary during the late 80's early 90's.Some of my best times.The man has a tremendous eye for what's right,and his knack for finding the cool stuff is second to none.Got my 34 5-window from him.The man taught me much. Your car is perfect.
     
  23. dorf
    Joined: Dec 5, 2008
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    dorf
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    from ohio

    fantastic thanks for taking us along. good people in dothan i was stationed at fort rucker for 11 months .
     
  24. Rebelrun it was good to meet you at chucks christmas party and to see your kickass coupe cant wait to see the roadster in the flesh.hope all the plans pan out wink wink
     
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  25. Aviator
    Joined: Apr 13, 2008
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    Great car. Great story. Great memories from Rucker. Love the wire grass country of South Alabama. Need to make a road trip down that way in my primered 31 roadster.
     
  26. rod1
    Joined: Jan 18, 2009
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    I had to bump this one back up.What a car.
     
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  27. Countn'Carbs
    Joined: Nov 8, 2006
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    Countn'Carbs
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    from CO

    "I had to bump this one back up.What a car."
    I could not agree more. I was on an Unknown Roadster kick over the winter and realized I didn't have RJ# 61 so had to order one up. Such a cool car and very cool of Greg to share his journey.
     

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