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What part or car have you been searching for all your life

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by jesse1980, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355


    Didn't see a thread on this! What part or car have you searched for all your life and still couldn't find ? Mine is a 1963 pontiac 421 block 544988 stamp code 22b! Even if I found it I probly couldn't afford it!
  2. It's not a matter of searching for it, just coming up with the bread for it is the tough part.
  3. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355


    Great point, so let go with couldn't find or did find and couldn't afford!
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  5. oldolds
    Joined: Oct 18, 2010
    Posts: 2,806


    Front fender reflectors - 1931 Oldsmobile. Front fender lights - 1932 Oldsmobile. They are the same housing, just one is a light. Front fender light 1930 REO.
  6. B.A.KING
    Joined: Apr 6, 2005
    Posts: 3,536


    a 32 ford (any model) barn find.i still think they are all in cincy.........hmmrph
    or a famous old round track car.
  7. papajohn
    Joined: Nov 2, 2006
    Posts: 806


    Looking for "the right" 1960 Olds wagon.
  8. 41GASSER
    Joined: Aug 2, 2009
    Posts: 188


    Looking for a pair of (STEEL) NOS 38-42 Willys coupe doors. A simple request right?
  9. KeithDyer
    Joined: Mar 26, 2007
    Posts: 193


    Magnesium Dana 60 for my '65 Plymough match race clone . . . . . .

    Found a nice one up in KC a while back . . . . . , now I am happy!!!
  10. InstantT
    Joined: Aug 15, 2012
    Posts: 651

    from SoCal

    My grandma's 36 five window. I know where it is, I see it all the time. My buddy owns it. It is not for sale. I think I'm wearing him down, though.
  11. scrap metal 48
    Joined: Sep 6, 2009
    Posts: 5,695

    scrap metal 48

    I'm still looking for a 1947 Utah License plate.. Anybody have one for sale....
  12. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
    Posts: 4,177

    el Scotto
    from Tracy, CA

    I've always wanted a 6x2 for a big block Mopar. When I've found them the finances aren't right, or they just want plain too much. I missed an auction on eBay for one that ended with no bidders and no reserve for $300. He relisted it and it got bids and went north of $500. Wish I would have been paying attention.
  13. I looked for "Ranch Wagon" script for the wagon for many years,,I couldn't even find them on the internet,,finally found a set in a junk yard less than 30 miles from my home.

    Spent stupid money having them replated,,ended up breaking one and sinking even more money in having it repaired and replated. HRP
  14. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355


    Yeah, I have a original 63 Catalina 421 4 speed, that's the engine that was in it. Iam trying to make it factory correct.
  15. FRITZ99
    Joined: Apr 2, 2011
    Posts: 3

    from NE OHIO

    I was looking for an original 1936 Ford Convertible for 40 years and finally found (and bought) one earlier this week. Fritz
  16. Mopar Jack
    Joined: Jan 24, 2010
    Posts: 1,363

    Mopar Jack

    Ive been looking for a 32 or 33 Rockne 5 window coupe...
  17. Tony
    Joined: Dec 3, 2002
    Posts: 7,346


    I spent close to 20 years searching for a buildable, original maroon 63 impala with a black bench seat interior and a 327 4 speed because my dad bought one new.
    Found a couple over the years but was late on both.
    I could have cloned it easily, but i wanted one that came that paint/trim combo or it wasn't good enough.
    2 years ago on here, there was an impala thread and in it was a photo of one..LONG story short, i talked to the owner, and bought it.
    It's not a 4 speed though, but it is a factory 409 car with ALL it's original parts, including the 409, factory maroon with black bench int.
    My whole plan was to restore it and give it to my i can.
    THAT car has been the "one" i've always looked for.

  18. CarGar
    Joined: Oct 19, 2009
    Posts: 26


    The round tuit.

    Cheers -- Gary

    The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.--Horace Greely
  19. DeadGuy2
    Joined: Nov 30, 2012
    Posts: 117


    a '59 Caddy is my dream car.

    PLUS an UN-CHOPPED, full fendered, flathead "Jalopy" sedan or coupe.

    That's what I'm trying to find now.
  20. trollst
    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    Posts: 1,560


    I want my T bucket back, its in the Red Deer Alberta area somewhere, or I'd at least like to know who owns it. Damn good car, still regret selling it fifteen years later.
  21. i have 3 a real steel 40 willys , a 70 superbird dont care which engine and a 61 starliner a hamber contacted me with one he wanted to sell and of course evn though he offered me the deal of a life time my broke ass didnt and still dont have the money hopefully he still has it if i ever come up with the money ......
  22. G'day, I have always wanted a 1956 red Corvette. Probably never be able to find/afford one.
  23. DeadGuy2
    Joined: Nov 30, 2012
    Posts: 117


    That's me also. Every time I find one I want, I can't afford it, and every time I have the funds, I can't find one I want.
  24. RayJarvis
    Joined: Oct 11, 2010
    Posts: 209


    i just happen to have a round tuit if i sold it non of my jobs would get done
  25. yeah i seem to have misplaced my round tuit i know i didnt sell it
  26. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355


    I gave mine away!
  27. motobilt
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 112

    from okc

    A yoder power hammer, but found one last Nov for $5K, I can die happy now

    Attached Files:

  28. OHV DeLuxe
    Joined: May 27, 2005
    Posts: 351

    OHV DeLuxe
    from Norway

    Always wanted a big Dohc Indy Offy type engine. Some day i will get one. Some of my friends have destroyed my regular wishes and burnt the dohc sound and feel into my spine. Only right thing to do is to find one, and twist some frames.
  29. kscarguy
    Joined: Aug 22, 2007
    Posts: 1,547


    I searched for years for the matching glass lens for a 49 Ford interior light. Found it at an old speed shop for two bucks. Sold my pair of lenses for several hundred dollars...should have kept them.

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