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Hot Rods Who Drove Their Hot Rod To Work Today

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by G V Gordon, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,665

    G V Gordon
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    from Enid OK

    OK, I know this has been done before, but with highs now in the high 80s an open car is a bit more comfy. Triple didgits bake you pretty quick.
    Been driving the T pretty much daily and snapped this pic with a customers deuce.
    Who else has pics at work?
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  2. I drove my old beater yesterday but don't have any photographic proof!

    I could probably get a signed affidavit from the boss!:D HRP
     
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  3. NielsK
    Joined: Jan 16, 2008
    Posts: 197

    NielsK
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    from Denmark

  4. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
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    squirrel
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    been years since I had to drive to work. I drive old stuff all the time.
     
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  5. Dennis D
    Joined: May 2, 2009
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    Dennis D
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    Work? :p
     
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  6. Petejoe
    Joined: Nov 27, 2002
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    Petejoe
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    from Zoar, Ohio

    Have a long commute fighting the traffic on my one block walk to work.
    I love my job.
     
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  7. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
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    Stogy
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    I drove mine yesterday no pics (next time) but there was threat of rain today so not today. Unfortunately its a fair weather car. Thats where I get most of my driving the hotrod from...its a nice cruise.
     
  8. flatout51
    Joined: Jul 26, 2006
    Posts: 919

    flatout51
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    1472073434585.jpg

    It's my day off but my 48 is my everyday every where driver.

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  9. Dooley
    Joined: May 29, 2002
    Posts: 2,589

    Dooley
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    from Buffalo NY

    1472073664212.jpg

    Drive it as much as I can until the white stuff starts coming down

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  10. cs39ford
    Joined: May 1, 2012
    Posts: 774

    cs39ford
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    I drove my 39 to the store. You know milk bread eggs etc. no pics.
     
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  11. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
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    David Gersic
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    from DeKalb, IL

    I live in Illinois, but I'm in Michigan for work this week. Drove my 37 here on Sunday, so it's my only driver around town while I'm here. Two cruise nights attended so far, heading for #3 tonight, then home in the morning.


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  12. chargin03
    Joined: Jan 8, 2013
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    chargin03
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    What is work ? I played with my car.
     
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  13. denis4x4
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    from Colorado

    What's this work stuff? Rain for the past 3 days.
     
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  14. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
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    G V Gordon
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    from Enid OK

    Work is a relative term for me. Uncle Sammy sends me my SS check every moth but I also get to show up at Harolds Hot Rods and build cool cars. Pretty much can set my own schedule but still seem to get in 40 hrs a week. I guess the only thing making it work is the paycheck at the end of the week.
     
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  15. I build cars at home, so my commute is about a 50 foot walk, but I drive my 25 T truck rain or shine, everywhere I go.
     
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  16. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
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    Tim
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    from Raytown Mo

    Seems to be a Kansas City theme... image.jpeg
     
  17. Bigbangtheory
    Joined: Mar 18, 2012
    Posts: 374

    Bigbangtheory
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    from ohio

    Didn't drive my 32 to work but took it to visit Henry at Steadfast Mfg. Nice little 2 hr drive.
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    Took the Merc out yesterday. Not to work, but had to go to the machine shop. The riding lawnmower spit the valve seat out of the head, and hung the intake valve open. No actual pics from yesterday, but this is downtown, about 2 blocks from the machine shop.
     
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  19. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
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    image.jpeg Being retired "work" is in garage. "Work" today was installing the snaps that hold my new Nomex covers on my LSR roadster seat.
     
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  20. wingedexpress
    Joined: Dec 24, 2006
    Posts: 894

    wingedexpress

    I drove the wife's truck, about 40 miles round trip.
     
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  21. I drove from home to my shop in the 51, then took the 29 cabriolet out for a drive.
     
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  22. '51 Norm
    Joined: Dec 6, 2010
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    '51 Norm
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    from colorado

    What is this "work" thing that you speak of?
     
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  23. wheeldog57
    Joined: Dec 6, 2013
    Posts: 1,562

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    Too ironic. . . I rarely drive the Chevy to work, but I did today. 40miles each way 1472081223768.jpg

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  24. On vacation this week drove the Hot Rod to NAPA parts run for the 37 Plymouth I'm building
     
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  25. AVater
    Joined: Dec 9, 2008
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    AVater
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    Funny--Got to work today and realized it would have been a great day to do that! My loss.
     
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  26. blue 49
    Joined: Dec 24, 2006
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    blue 49
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    from Iowa

    I drove mine Monday and Tuesday but drizzling this morning. I plan to drive it tomorrow.

    Gary
     
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  27. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
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    Jalopy Joker
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    being able to drive a Cool ride to work, etc is dependent on company insured with and restrictions in policy. sometimes just gotta go for it but, one mistake can be costly. I usually am heading for a show or hot rod shop, etc. to be on the safe side.
     
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  28. 80 mile round trip to pick up parts for my stump grinder...great day ,perfect roadster weather..stopped for lunch..visited some friends, just a good time..car ran excellent..
    Life ain't all bad..
     
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  29. HRK-hotrods
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
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    HRK-hotrods
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    not me... :-( once it's done I will as long as I can keep the dbags at work from sitting on the fenders... I'm guessing the last one who was leaning on my OT SS Nova might have spread the word once he figured out why his head was ringing... One good hit was all it took, gave him a quick lesson in respect. ;-)
     
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  30. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
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    So far so good for me...I do however lock the doors and I think these days unfortunately a necessary evil. I read another thread and someone came back to their car with someone playing in it. I also am quite vigilant in poking my nose out to just keep an eye. Sorry your colleagues aren't more respecting of others property.
     
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