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Who's working on their cars over Thanksgiving?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 1950ChevySuburban, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. well Im putting in a new ign. switch in the morning so I can drive the 56 to turkey dinner they are doin the beer in the butt deep fried turkey..........then Im drivin the wheels off the 56.oh yeah its going to be in the 70s tomorrow....................burp
     
  2. chopt49
    Joined: Jul 5, 2006
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    for sure!

    I just got the rebuilt trans in the car and will be road testing Friday!

    With any luck I can work on her all day fri, sat and sunday!

    Happy Turkeyday all!



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  3. Hoptup Jalop
    Joined: Sep 29, 2004
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    i will be test fitting the engine/tranny on the 51 over the holiday
     
  4. LBCD
    Joined: Oct 28, 2009
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    Got to finish.............of course!
     
  5. kjohnson
    Joined: Oct 26, 2008
    Posts: 55

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    Going to install some frenching buckets for the poncho tail lights on the 52 F1 Happy thanksgiving everyone!
     
  6. 55driver
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 129

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    Fire up the heater in the garage and change 4 ball joints then hit the alignment shop Saturday.
     
  7. Tin Can
    Joined: Nov 18, 2005
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    finishin the chop on the 53 on friday, then bolt the front clip up right so I can get inner rockers made and put in on sat.
     
  8. hammeredcoupe
    Joined: Feb 28, 2008
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    from Tacoma,WA

    Getting out in the garage beats sitting on your ass after eating! I invited one of my good friends and his wife over for dinner.(He just happens to be a skilled fabricator);). I'm getting the rear end set up in the '32, he's offered to help,our wives are planning to drink wine.
     
  9. Well, I've always figured that the grease under the fingernails improves the taste when I make the stuffing
     
  10. I lowered the convert some more, next is to change the master cylinder out for a corvette PN. Rolling around on the cold floor has me looking at lifts!
     
  11. 57tailgater
    Joined: Nov 22, 2008
    Posts: 694

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    from Georgia

    Hopefully pulling a bunch "OUS" (old used schtuff) parts off this for mine... :cool:
     

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  12. aircoup
    Joined: Aug 13, 2009
    Posts: 900

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    me too gotta finish up redoin my front shocks theeeeeen weeel be eatin rib eyes an drinkin beer happy turkey day hambers
     
  13. timmy25252
    Joined: Sep 15, 2007
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    I have been all day, first time home from college since august.
     
  14. zimm
    Joined: Jan 22, 2006
    Posts: 802

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    from iowa

    got the notch pates cut for the front axel flip in my f100 hope to get them welded in and start the 302 install but there will be some family,bird,beer and lions in there to ...cool thread
     
  15. Always working on cars! :p
     
  16. 50Delux
    Joined: Oct 19, 2009
    Posts: 153

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    from Michigan

    if all goes as planned I'll be frenching in the passenger headlight on the Chevy.Today I give thanks to the guy who gave me a set of 50 Ford tail lights for free!!!:D
     
  17. After I finish the venison, mashed potatoes, and other fixins... I'll be out in the garage turning wrenches. The disc brake kit needs to go on the front end, and I need to assemble the rear axles. I wish my bearings were here, so I could start knocking the motor together. Sigh. It'll just be great to have 4 days unfettered to get on it!
     
  18. Ghost28
    Joined: Nov 23, 2008
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    Thursday gonna eat and lounge. Friday gotta hang some outside lights for the wife, fast as I can. Then maybe head over to the car show at the stock show complex for the afternoon and evening. Then the rest of the weekend is mine, and I will prolly work on a 35 chevy 3 window for a customer...John
     
  19. lorodz
    Joined: Jul 26, 2009
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    not this year ..have to split my time between my family and my girls family...no time ...
     
  20. Captain Chaos
    Joined: Oct 16, 2009
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    from Missery

    As always, I will work on car thurs morning, try to figure out motor mounts and then fit headers if I get that far.
    Sat/sun. is the anual trip to the Indy swap meet at the fairgrounds, Flea market also in other buildings all weekend thats why we go up a day early and to eat Pizza at Union jacks and have a few cups of Jimmy Beam ; ) sat night
     
  21. TrannyMan
    Joined: Dec 3, 2005
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    to heck with working on it, I am driving my junk over Thanksgiving.
     
  22. Spity
    Joined: Dec 20, 2008
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    Puting new shocks in my Fury, should be a 15 min easy job. Then fixing the wipers in a '67 Vee Dub. Then im eating the turkey, then im getting drunk, then im passing out. Thats my plan all weekend, little bit of work, lot of slacking.
     
  23. Just repaired the gun on my welder tonight so I can get back to replacing floor pan pieces on the '57 this weekend.
    The wife's daughter is here for a few days so time in the garage is sounding even better than normal.
     
  24. Model A Mark
    Joined: Apr 30, 2008
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    from dallas
    1. Holley 94 Group

    ummm turkey ......
    yep, ill be in my shop till i cant see straight every day/night till sunday night.
     
  25. lockwoodkustoms
    Joined: Dec 22, 2005
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    Hell yeah!!!! I will be thrashing on my Model A
     
  26. winr
    Joined: Jan 10, 2008
    Posts: 67

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    I am cooking a ham, simmering dau bap and tomatoes together and nuking some yellow squash.


    Ricky.
     
  27. kustom66cat
    Joined: Aug 11, 2007
    Posts: 157

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    insulating the garage to settle in for a long winter of wrenchin
     
  28. Not me, I wish I was.


    CBB
     
  29. mickticulus
    Joined: Dec 16, 2005
    Posts: 182

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    Just came in from the garage....its 2:30 am Turkey Day. I might get 4 hours of sleep before my kids get up. Will be back out there tonight as well.
     
  30. BISHOP
    Joined: Jul 16, 2006
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    We are having smoked Turkeys. mmmmmmmmmmmm

    Good ol Thanksgiving, The time of year when my Uncles show up to tell me where all the cool untouched original cars are, for 300 to 400 bucks.... How the drag racing was in the 60's, and about the Cuda they had that would pull the front wheels on the street. All bull feces. Not a word of it is true. Same crap every year.

    See, Im the only car guy in my family, and my family thinks this is what I want to hear.. I love'm..but..Its amazing the stories I will be hearing today. Like every Thanksgiving, I will be glad when its over, so I can have some time alone with my pickup. Still jacking with the headers.
     
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2009

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