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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by v8flat44, May 27, 2021.

  1. v8flat44
    Joined: Nov 13, 2017
    Posts: 751

    v8flat44

    Sorry if this is a repeat, just saw it today. Hotrod/custom, both ?
     
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  2. Petejoe
    Joined: Nov 27, 2002
    Posts: 10,910

    Petejoe
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    from Zoar, Ohio

    Creative artist. Wow. All from scratch.
     
  3. Imagine if he had come on the HAMB and said "I'm going to scratch-build an 11/16th-scale '28 Chevy sedan from refrigerators."
     
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  4. stuart in mn
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
    Posts: 1,939

    stuart in mn
    Member

    Yup, Ernie Adams and his cars have been discussed here a number of times over the last 15 or 20 years...just do a search on 'Ernie Adams' or 'dwarf cars', you'll find some of the past discussions.

    He has a museum: https://www.dwarfcarmuseum.com
     
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  5. A Boner
    Joined: Dec 25, 2004
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    A Boner
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    Some cool shit is worth repeating!
     
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  6. Fortunateson
    Joined: Apr 30, 2012
    Posts: 4,037

    Fortunateson
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    Well since they are all made from scratch(ed) refrigerators they would be customs. Neat stuff and great craftsmanship even though the Merc could use more of a slope in the roofline.
     
  7. SPEC
    Joined: Feb 1, 2021
    Posts: 222

    SPEC
    Member

    Unbelievable!
     
  8. Dave G in Gansevoort
    Joined: Mar 28, 2019
    Posts: 450

    Dave G in Gansevoort
    Member
    from Upstate NY

    Oh wow! I love the mini Merc! I wonder if a v8-60 would fit.
     
  9. flatheadgary
    Joined: Jul 17, 2007
    Posts: 846

    flatheadgary
    Member
    from boron,ca

    jay leno did a show on this too.
     
  10. v8flat44
    Joined: Nov 13, 2017
    Posts: 751

    v8flat44

    A V8 "60" would be SO COOL . Plate says The Merc wants one ...
     
  11. stuart in mn
    Joined: Nov 22, 2007
    Posts: 1,939

    stuart in mn
    Member

    I met him at the Back to the 50s show in St. Paul some years ago. He had driven his tiny Merc from Arizona to Minnesota, he's a tall guy too. The car is even more impressive in person.
     
  12. butch27
    Joined: Dec 10, 2004
    Posts: 2,846

    butch27
    Member

    It's worth the trip to Ernie's museum in AZ.WOW
     
  13. leon bee
    Joined: Mar 15, 2017
    Posts: 571

    leon bee
    Member
    from Arkansas!

    I would say it's hard to get my mind around something like that. But in this case, it'd be hard to get it around my mind.
     

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