Register now to get rid of these ads!

Art & Inspiration What makes your car or cars unique?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by KoolKat-57, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. KoolKat-57
    Joined: Feb 22, 2010
    Posts: 2,815

    from Dublin, OH

    My 2 H.A.M.B. friendly cars are both stick shift with multiple carburetors.
    They are also colors which look black some of the time or blue (the '32) or deep maroon (the '57) IMG_0431.JPG IMG_0260.JPG KK
  2. They're one on of a kind
    Hnstray likes this.
  3. 4speed411
    Joined: Jun 8, 2013
    Posts: 199


    Pedal out of a plane that crashed in our yard is now a gas pedal, Finned Aluminum Oil filter cover is now a beverage holder, tail lights consist of Pontiac cups Studebaker stands and early Vette bullet lenses, duel quad scoops are vintage jet boat items....more IMG_20190713_184834574.jpg
    KoolKat-57 likes this.
  4. My 56 may be unique because its bright yellow. Nobody likes bright yellow but me and the other Mensa members...:D

    1956 Bel Air2.JPG

    My truck may be unique because of the 348 with three deuces on it.

    Register now to get rid of these ads!

  5. Aggressive stance and 5" chop with a vintage (1954) 322 Nailhead w/6 carbs.
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2019
  6. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 12,190

    from oregon

    Dirt track racer inspired.
  7. Black_Sheep
    Joined: May 22, 2010
    Posts: 979


    More than anything else, the color combo...
  8. rusty rocket
    Joined: Oct 30, 2011
    Posts: 3,474

    rusty rocket

    You know how to catch a hotrod??? Unique up on it!!!:D:D:eek:
    MMM1693, Stogy, KoolKat-57 and 3 others like this.
  9. lumpy 63
    Joined: Aug 2, 2010
    Posts: 948

    lumpy 63

    What makes mine unique? Because I built them myself, Just as no two writers are the same ,I'm sure every builder has their own idiosyncrasies when it comes to building a Hot Rod . There for no two are the same.
  10. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 23,252

    Jalopy Joker

    the loose nut behind the steering wheel
    MMM1693, slayer, Stogy and 3 others like this.
  11. Attached Files:

  12. No cowl vent, 1/4 glass that do not roll down but still has cat whiskers, rear wheel opening widened 1" forward, rear end moved forward 1" via 1/2" lowering block with offset centering hole, engine set back 1 1/2". To many, they don't see it.
    chevy57dude, Stogy and KoolKat-57 like this.
  13. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 4,641

    jimmy six

    This helps mine. Not too many duel quad Y-blocks. DSC00077.JPG
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2019
  14. wicarnut
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 3,218


    IMO Unique like beauty is in the eye of the individual. You can change the"Look" of a car with a wheel/tire change, the most reasonable, to paint, the most expensive. It's the details that make cars stand out. I always look at the unique cars, personally I have never owned anything wild/bazar/different, just what I like and the diversity is what makes our hobby so Great. One man's Junk is another man's Jewel.
    Stogy and KoolKat-57 like this.
  15. hfh
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    Posts: 221

    from Western MA

    IMG_2623.JPG IMG_0892.JPG My roadster never quite fit the mold......2001 and 2019. Still working on the hood.
  16. coilover
    Joined: Apr 19, 2007
    Posts: 573

    from Texas

    It's completely finished.

    Attached Files:

    Hombre, Stogy, KoolKat-57 and 4 others like this.
  17. NEVER!!

    weps, Stogy, scotty t and 2 others like this.
  18. 19Fordy
    Joined: May 17, 2003
    Posts: 6,421


    One owner for 56 years is kind of unique.
    weps, Stogy, dana barlow and 2 others like this.
  19. Since there is always someone that is going to say something negative about my car, then I must say that is what makes my car unique. Hey, I gotta remember that! Next time I hear "you should have done this......" I'll just respond "that is makes it unique".
    chevy57dude, Stogy, Caprice89 and 2 others like this.
  20. 19Fordy
    Joined: May 17, 2003
    Posts: 6,421


    One owner for last 56 years makes mine unique. DSC00806.JPG
    Stogy and KoolKat-57 like this.
  21. Don, I have always wanted a yellow car, My pal Chopper had a 1955 Chevy 2 door post in high school wearing a very similar shade of yellow, it was powered by a 327 and had a 4 speed transmission, the interior was straight out of a 1964 Impala SS, all black and it wore a set of black centered 5 spoke mags, that car still excites me when I think about it, for the time it was one of the nicest cars in the high school parking lot. HRP
    dana barlow, 56don and bowie like this.
  22. NewGuyOldFord
    Joined: Jan 17, 2011
    Posts: 558


    Mine are different because none of them may ever get done.
    Hombre, KoolKat-57 and scotty t like this.
  23. Pats55
    Joined: Apr 29, 2013
    Posts: 213

    from NJ

    My 55's paint job is unique. The primer is airtight bridge primer. The clearcoat is a clear that is used for anti-graffiti and stone chipping on the bottom of jet aircraft
    Stogy and KoolKat-57 like this.
  24. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,142


    Cause I own them! :)
  25. My Plymouth HEMI? image.jpg
    paul philliup, enloe, D-Russ and 11 others like this.
  26. Joe_dirt1
    Joined: May 28, 2019
    Posts: 50


    custom pinstriped flames makes mine unique, havnt seen flames done like mine yet thumbnail.jpg
    KoolKat-57 likes this.
  27. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 15,091

    Staff Member

  28. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 15,091

    Staff Member

    Horne equipped caddy

    AC67F0F5-5890-46BF-9EA5-72F13BE9C144.jpeg 7229AFCB-60CC-419D-A61A-4D86374C1A14.jpeg F1F56A56-C842-479D-B4A3-3E78D6B25916.jpeg 042123BB-4998-4681-AC54-C374ADD6FA4B.jpeg E4C782B1-287B-4B9E-BA8C-5E4FDC88ACAF.jpeg
  29. manyolcars
    Joined: Mar 30, 2001
    Posts: 7,852



Share This Page

Register now to get rid of these ads!


Copyright © 1995-2020 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Terms of Service. Privacy Policy.

Atomic Industry
Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.