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What makes your hot rod different?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 30FordNerd, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. Ha I thought that you were going to say it was different because it didn't have a flathead in it. LOL :D

    Hey is that Ford color? Looks good.
  2. VoodooTwin
    Joined: Jul 13, 2011
    Posts: 3,455

    from Noo Yawk

    :D Thanks, Benno. Nah, it's a "custom" blend of green and black other words, I didn't have enough of either, so I dumped it all in a big can and sprayed it. I call it Shitbox Green. :D
  3. Jim Stabe
    Joined: Oct 31, 2008
    Posts: 179

    Jim Stabe

    A few things:

    It's made from an MGB roadster
    It's been widened 11"
    It has C4 Corvette suspension
    It has a custom windshield made from '67 Impala glass
    It has a blown LT1 Chevy engine and 6 speed
    It isn't done yet (I guess that doesn't really make it very different)

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  4. n847
    Joined: Apr 22, 2010
    Posts: 2,706


    So far its different because its a fat fendered car thats not a Ford... I dont see too many of Plymouths (esp. late 40's) around town...I think its also different because its going to be more of a hot rod than a custom. Other than that its a car with some family history.

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  5. Are those left from parts of your son's car?
  6. Don't you mean FRESHLT REBUILT Corvette SBC?
  7. Bert Kollar
    Joined: Jan 10, 2007
    Posts: 1,002

    Bert Kollar

    My 34 p/u is different because I couldn't find a reasonably priced bed and put tool boxes on it. Some people like it but I now have a bed and plan to put it on next year to sell the truck.

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  8. Corn Fed
    Joined: May 16, 2002
    Posts: 2,934

    Corn Fed

    That's not so different. I have one too (minus the chop).

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  9. mrconcdid
    Joined: Aug 31, 2010
    Posts: 1,157

    from Florida

    Good question
    The only thing that makes mine different is...

    I built it
    I used parts from my yard mostly.

    Otherwise its just like everyone elses


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  10. If you must screw up screw up like that. :D

    The color came out real pleasing to my color challenged eyes. I don't know for sure what it looks like to other people but if I had to choose a "Best Color" at a show it would be right up there in the running. You done good.

    (the truck itself looks pretty good as well.)

    By the way my SBC isn't a corvette either. It is a kind of a frankenstien actually. It started out as a steel crank and a set of pink rods that my little brother gave me for my B day one year (they were already mine but he thought they were his because they were in his garage :D:D), and it went down hill from there. ;)
  11. toreadorxlt
    Joined: Feb 27, 2008
    Posts: 733

    from Nashua, NH

  12. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    ALL Hot Rods are different...there are no two alike in the world...
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  13. ALL small block Chevys in a hot rod are Corvette motors! Don't you know that? :rolleyes:

    Silly rabbit! :D
  14. Silly Rabbi kicks are for trids. :D:D:D
  15. Pete1
    Joined: Aug 23, 2004
    Posts: 1,905

    from Wa.

    My A 2 door is different because it handles like a competetion sports car without getting your elbows way up.

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  16. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
    Posts: 8,319

    Don's Hot Rods
    from florida

    Yeah, they are from his first car. I'm very good at moving cast off parts to my part of the shop and claiming them for my own. ;):D I have no shame. :eek:

  17. Runs on propane.

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  18. I have built more cars from cast off parts than any other way myself. I thought that was how it was done. :eek:
  19. Mine is no different at all.... I feel so ashamed... its just a common 28 A tudor with a 4"chop and a flathead.... :(. Damn.....
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  20. Hey Voodoo. Your truck gives me a thrill every time I see a pic of it...shitbox green and all! Love it man!
  21. Well I dunno if it's so different just a 'glass 27 roadster with a stroked AMC/Jeep inline 6 built really cheap that goes 12.94 @ the 1/4 mile,engine built of leftover parts in the shop,nothing especially different at all...
  22. For most of places that I go just the fact that it's a 32 Chevy makes it different. Most people never saw one so it usually generates quite a few comments and conversation.
  23. VoodooTwin
    Joined: Jul 13, 2011
    Posts: 3,455

    from Noo Yawk

    Thanks, Saxman! The finishing touch will be a very cool shift's crown jewel. :)
  24. Nothin.. Just your everyday stroked 409

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  25. POLYFRIED 35
    Joined: Sep 1, 2010
    Posts: 888


    The 55 Plymouth V8


    in my 35 Ford
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  26. Lowrders
    Joined: Sep 10, 2009
    Posts: 303

    from DUBUQUE IA

    Some say the rake on mine goes the wrong way.. But that's the idea!
    . Oh, and it's been "Approved"
  27. MRTS33
    Joined: Aug 17, 2011
    Posts: 207


    A friend does alot of boat work. He does the same thing. "Hey what color is that?? Dumpster _______. :D
  28. arkiehotrods
    Joined: Mar 9, 2006
    Posts: 6,230


    My cars aren't different. Just regular ol' cars that I drive a lot. I am enjoying this thread, however. Interesting stuff. Keep it coming!
  29. Yep lots of unique stuff. You cars may be more differenter than you think. You drive 'em right? I haven't even started on my next rod so that makes yours different than mine.
  30. bstie
    Joined: Jan 20, 2007
    Posts: 243


    Mines different it's a STUDEBAKER!

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