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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by j hansen, May 3, 2020.

  1. j hansen
    Joined: Dec 22, 2012
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    Well the old one got closed,so lets try again.

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  2. AngleDrive
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
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    from Florida

    Lets keep it HAMB friendly car related
     
  3. dwollam
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    Posts: 1,180

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    I've always loved the roof on those old 3 window Mopars! And the loooong deck lids.

    Dave
     

  4. mopacltd
    Joined: Nov 11, 2008
    Posts: 891

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    Wrecking yard yesterday and got lots of surprizes. '55 chevy cars and trucks were abundant. '53 henry J, Model A with '32 grille, '60 chevies I took pictures and will try to figure out how to post them.
     
  5. j hansen
    Joined: Dec 22, 2012
    Posts: 1,800

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    I only wish I had room for more than two of them.:D Skärmavbild 2020-05-03 kl. 18.30.58.png
     
  6. brokedownbiker
    Joined: Jun 7, 2016
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    Finally got the darned brakes working properly on the '41 after my little mishap, heading out for a test drive after a shower and some lunch
     
  7. Crawled under the Exxon Valdez and Simple Greened the oil off the bottom of the car. Looking for my oil leak...
     
  8. ERguitar
    Joined: Aug 26, 2018
    Posts: 114

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    Closed? Seems like I was just in it. Someone decide to be stupid?
    Anyway, got both my doors hung and set my cab on my frame. Next step is to get everything in body position and start rebuilding the box. KIMG0142.JPG
     
  9. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
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    Trying to make the decklid fit in the hole.

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    -Abone.
     
  10. Started welding the floors in the 56 wagon.
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  11. The thread was locked because too many people were posting off topic stuff. HRP
     
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  12. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    Sorry to see the old post closed, I'll post something related when it happens, I do enjoy seeing what others are doing. Carry on! Bob
     
  13. Finalized frame to cab wood blocking for 32. Layed out scale drawing for two new legs of rear upper portion of tubular X Frame. They will replace the two legs that had major clearance issues.
     
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  14. Almostdone
    Joined: Dec 19, 2019
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    Made a floor for the trunk of the Model A.

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  16. doyoulikesleds
    Joined: Jul 12, 2014
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    some thing like this
    Whoever just deleted my last post on finishing up the paint on that truck, you better go back and delete all of the other posts about the same damn truck. I know we focus on pre 65 here, but that's obviously not the focus on this thread. Jeez, there isn't very many post on this thread that are on topic. Better get busy with your delete button.

    Why go somewhere else and get cheated? Come see me first!
    Lloyd's paint & glass, Saturday at 7:14 PM !Report!
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  17. LAROKE
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
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    From the BillyBob Shop log.

    May 4th 2020 Reinstalled the rear window frame. Got some cab interior parts from Jeff at Bowtie Bits which included new black clutch head screws for the interior trim. They were all too short and the wrong thread for the rear window frame so I hunted up the rusted ones from the tear down and gave them an EvapoRust soak. Stuck them in a piece of foamboard to hold them, PRE Paint prepped them and sprayed the tops with Eastwood's Underhood Black, the closest match in my inventory to the screws from Bowtie Bits. Beer of the day was Free State Brewing Co's Stormchaser IPA.

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  18. ERguitar
    Joined: Aug 26, 2018
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    It was getting off topic I suppose, looking back through it now.
    But I assumed it was politics or something that killed it.
    Hence my "stupid" comment.
     
  19. Greg Rogers
    Joined: Oct 11, 2016
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    Been painting interior and inside of doors, around jambs,etc of my 56. Changed one bushing/pin on front leaf spring, still need to do other 6. Boy working off a creeper sure is harder than it used to be! IMG_3085.JPG IMG_3087.JPG IMG_3106.JPG
     
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  21. I took a drive Saturday afternoon and parked in front of a cannon.

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  22. we took our 65 Malibu out for a hundred mile cruz thru the country yesterday,beautiful day for a drive...
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  23. ROADSTER1927
    Joined: Feb 14, 2009
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    Went on a lock down cruse for some nursing home folks Saturday. There were over 2000 cars and 500 or so motorcycles. We took the 40 Pontiac and this picture was in St Larence wi. Gary 95542081_2591343384456919_2479539440943366144_o.jpg
     
  24. A wrecking yard with a model A that has a deuce grille...pictures or it never happened!
     
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  25. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
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    from Tracy, CA

    I scooped up a flathead I’m hoping is really an EAC engine, looks to have the 4” crank, violated the quarantine a few times and my daughter brush painted the ‘32... good weekend if you ask me :cool:

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  26. Flathead Dave
    Joined: Mar 21, 2014
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    Flathead Dave
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    from So. Cal.

    Painted my '27 Coupe Windshield
     

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  27. 31hotrodguy
    Joined: Oct 29, 2013
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  28. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
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    blowby
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    from Nicasio Ca

    Hopefully for the final time finished cutting, grinding, drilling, shimming and bolting the push bars on my heap. Amazing how the simplest looking stuff can take forever.

    This is one of my favorite threads on the Hamb. Great to see guys gettin it done.

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