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The "Whale Project" 51 Dodge has re-surfaced !!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 17dracing, May 29, 2011.

  1. 17dracing
    Joined: May 15, 2008
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    Well as many know Bubba's Hot Rod Shop of Indianapolis In. Started a project car "The Whale" a couple years back , Well it has now changed hands !! But will continue as the Whale !! If you don't know the story ,here it is ! The car , a 1951 Dodge Wayfarer , lowered ,split manifold ,dual exhaust, ect... it was a weds. night project car that just really never got finished . So now I have it , and will be getting her done . Today I got all the molding holes welded up and smoothed out . straightened out the front bumper . Going to get the rest of the body work finished tommorow , and start on painting it . It will be black on the bottom and white on the top . The "Whale" will be surface 'n at a show near you !!! Lol !! Here is today pix. !!
     

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  2. 17dracing: Good luck with "The Whale",,,I have a lot of pics of the guys working on it...
    great score..keep us posted...
     
  3. 17dracing
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    Yeah , I found a bunch of pix. on photo bucket , This car just has some of the Kool'est body lines !!! Its getting painted today or tommorow , While I work on Kirby's nifty 50 . Dual carbs , split ex. manifold ect...
     
  4. 17dracing
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    Here it is back from getting some paint throwed on it !!
     

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  5. GMC BUBBA
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    Yea whale !!! Always knew it would go to someone who loved it !!!! Looks like a happy whale to me.
    You didnt let it set all night next to Kirbys chevy did ya ???? The whale been pretty horny after sitting so long....
    Lets see a 51 dodge and a 51 chevy would make a ??????? A amc of some kind???
     
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  7. 17dracing
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    Now that is just to funny Jim !!! Yeah I still have the Chevy sitting till tommorow !! Then it goes to the exhaust shop ..... I wondered why there are wet spots in my drive way !!! Now I know !! Lol !!! I got one seat cover done , now a lot of cleaning and the rest of the covers and door panels need to be done ... I have been building some bikes now to , I need to slow down a little !! My local buddies all want a car like the Whale now !!
     

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