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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. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
    Posts: 10,384

    AHotRod
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    My Coupe parked in front of our Hot Rod Shoppe

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    and the other 2 guys ....

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  2. Asphalt Demon
    Joined: Jan 19, 2014
    Posts: 293

    Asphalt Demon
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    from Australia

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  3. Asphalt Demon
    Joined: Jan 19, 2014
    Posts: 293

    Asphalt Demon
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    from Australia

    image.jpg And if it ain't there ,this is
     
  4. custom_lettering
    Joined: Jul 7, 2008
    Posts: 358

    custom_lettering
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    from Wall, NJ

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    Everyday unless its raining. Don't want any NJ rust on my Cali rust.
     
  5. racer_dave
    Joined: Nov 16, 2012
    Posts: 205

    racer_dave
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    alas, no rods in the current stable. But I drove my OT 67 Mustang fastback to work yesterday...
     
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  6. I did and it's raining today so I drove the 51 Hudson. It has windshield wipers. Also the Model A still has the Slicks on it from the Hot Rod Revival this past weekend. I'll have to take a picture and post it after I get back into the yard this evening.
     
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  7. seb fontana
    Joined: Sep 1, 2005
    Posts: 6,190

    seb fontana
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    from ct

    I been retired for 11 years so errands with the Crosley should count....
     

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  8. a50merc
    Joined: Apr 20, 2008
    Posts: 999

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    Work..is a BAD BAD word & I don't know what it is because
    My Best friend told me it was Very Bad.!
    I drive my Merc every Chance I get!
    rite now the Front Seat is being Upholster so I cant Drive it
    I used a Milk Crate but it moves to much!
    so I am doing some updates to it until I get the Seat Back
    Just my 3.5 cents
    or when the Cows
    come Home.!
     
  9. I drove it in last Saturday and when I went to leave the sun was hitting it just right, so I not only took one, but 3 pictures of it! :rolleyes::)


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  10. flatout51
    Joined: Jul 26, 2006
    Posts: 933

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    That is exactly why I won't insure my cars where I can't drive them. What is the point in having the cars if you are afraid to drive them?!

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  12. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 3,688

    dana barlow
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    from Miami Fla.

    It was another world 57 years ago,but yes I drove my hotrod every day to highschool. Now being a graybread,I still drive it,but only on going to shows or test drives=needs lots of testing LOL
    ,it's the insur. reg. of the only afordible insure. now days.

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  13. RHunt
    Joined: Jun 15, 2011
    Posts: 52

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    Came in to work early for some overtime, my car looks best in the dark anyway
     

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  14. Torkwrench
    Joined: Jan 28, 2005
    Posts: 2,430

    Torkwrench
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    As of about a month ago my 59 GMC is my daily driver. Before that my 59 BelAir was......With a Tri-Power 348. It's a good thing that the price of gas is down.

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  15. I like to get mine to work at least once a week.

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    Got my co-workers Dodge pick up in the background.
     
  16. Howie Langer
    Joined: Mar 27, 2016
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    Howie Langer
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    from Mesa, AZ.

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    Drove the Roadster to work today. 75 miles here and 75 miles home. It got so much better mileage without the 2X4's on it now..but then its hard to keep your foot out of it!
     
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    Here's the proof.

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  19. 1934coupe
    Joined: Feb 22, 2007
    Posts: 3,598

    1934coupe
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    I did when I last worked!

    Pat
     

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  20. mike bowling
    Joined: Jan 1, 2013
    Posts: 3,442

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    Me too-- Camera 2-20-09 144.jpg I USED to drive this to work when I Used to work!!
     
  21. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,607

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    I drive one of these two to work everyday no matter what.

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    -Abone.
     
  22. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,607

    flamedabone
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    My shop guy drives this.

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    -Abone.
     
  23. phat rat
    Joined: Mar 18, 2001
    Posts: 4,315

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    What is this work thing you speak of?
     
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    Killer drive home today!!!
     
  25. Crusty Nut
    Joined: Aug 3, 2005
    Posts: 1,834

    Crusty Nut
    Member

    I don't have a picture of it at work, but I almost always drive my hot rod to work. Everywhere I go is at least a little better if I got there in a hot rod.
     

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  26. G V Gordon
    Joined: Oct 29, 2002
    Posts: 5,666

    G V Gordon
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    from Enid OK

    Your shop guy has impeccable taste.

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  27. image.jpg Drive my Henry 32 cabriolet to work quite often(only 4 miles each way) I am retired(age 68) and deliver parts for O'Reilly's Auto Parts in College Station,Tx. I also entered my car in the O'Reilly's calendar contest they offer only for employees. It's a hi-boy,39 built flatmotor,GM 5 spd,nine in Ford rear,Halibrand wheels. Marginal interior,sans most glass project that weighs 2160 pounds at certified scales. Great fun for this old hot rodder. Have over 50 years experience with hipo flatheads and have owned and driven at least 10 old Fords in the past 53 years.
     
  28. thegreek
    Joined: Jan 24, 2014
    Posts: 80

    thegreek
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    from San Diego

  29. verno30
    Joined: Aug 25, 2008
    Posts: 1,017

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    I drove mine to work and lunch today.
     
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  30. Baron
    Joined: Aug 13, 2004
    Posts: 3,372

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