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Wifes new ride!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by OLIVER BROS GARAGE, Nov 25, 2011.


What wheel tire combo?

Poll closed Dec 2, 2011.
  1. Leave it as is!

    31 vote(s)
  2. Red steelies and white walls!

    17 vote(s)
  3. Black steelies and white walls!

    44 vote(s)
  4. Supremes and whitewalls!

    81 vote(s)
  1. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 906

    mow too much

    First thing I would do is get the buffer out, I love the retractable roof.
  2. After studying the lines of the car I'm not liking the choices given. Steelies maybe but if it were me I'd play up the Jetsons roof lines and retractable roof with some Starburst caps with a 1.5" WW. Since this is for Jane Jetson the paint scheme needs something with a starburst pinstriped candy scallop to go with a same Jetsons theme also. This would be a cool one for Zombie to draw.
  3. 1950ChevySuburban
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 6,188

    Member Emeritus
    from Tucson AZ

    I would go gloss black, keep all the trim. Black wheels too.
    Or, whatever she wants!
  4. robertsregal
    Joined: Oct 2, 2008
    Posts: 743


    sweet ride, very cool roof option!
  5. deuceman32
    Joined: Oct 23, 2007
    Posts: 354


    Great car. Love the satin red idea, especially if you're thinking a deeper, garnet kind of red. I'd keep all of the trim and the roof rack, Ok the side badges behind the front wheels could go. If you like the bling I think supremes with 1" whites would be right on. But if you are staying with the OE interior color then I would try the interior color on some steelies and on the side trim where it is presently black.
  6. outlaw256
    Joined: Jun 26, 2008
    Posts: 2,023


    dont listen to cherrydeuce, hes from alabama!! lol now that ive looked at this wagon for awhile i like the supremes but with redline firestones.and a good buffing. man i wish my wagon had a roof like that, i love it!!!
  7. Blades
    Joined: May 25, 2006
    Posts: 1,188

    from Chicago

    Please don't show this long-roof to my wife. She'll want one because your wife got one and my car will never get another new part again.
  8. wreckfixer
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
    Posts: 318


    When you pull that carb. to rebuild, take a look at the way the intake is built. You can make it a 4bbl. manifold very easily and run a 600 eddi. on that 259.
  9. Fedcospeed
    Joined: Aug 17, 2008
    Posts: 2,011


    Cool Beans!!!! Get er driving well and maybe a little lower to the ground and drive the snout out of it.Your wife has great taste.
  10. slddnmatt
    Joined: Mar 30, 2006
    Posts: 3,682


    That thing is sweet. A two tone paint job with some good colors would be awesome. Get these photoshop guys to do some wheel swapping for ya, then you'll know which direction to go!
  11. 4406
    Joined: Dec 29, 2009
    Posts: 659

    from Oklahoma

    That thing is Bad Ass!!
  12. 1929CDAN
    Joined: Mar 18, 2006
    Posts: 349


    No white walls!! No big inch wheels please!
  13. Ive seen a few of those for sale over the years, but never one as decent at that, or at that price.

    I like the idea of something shiny in a wheel with some thin whites. Have you buffed on the car at all to see how well the paint will come back?
  14. Bearcat_V8
    Joined: Sep 21, 2011
    Posts: 373

    from Dexter, MI

    Nice car, even better price. I almost wished I had bought a wagon instead of my coupe. Oh well next time.
    Anyway I say go for Mopar cop wheels and poverty caps or maybe Stude dog dish caps if they fit. Like the coupe below. Wide whites only if you must.

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  15. von birch
    Joined: Oct 17, 2008
    Posts: 205

    von birch

    love the retractable roof on the station wagon top
  16. jonathan
    Joined: Feb 12, 2007
    Posts: 390

    from Phoenix,AZ

    That's bitchin'! Early unpolished five spokes with big'n'littles and nose down. Sweet.
  17. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 906

    mow too much

    {That's bitchin'! Early unpolished five spokes}

    I agree.
  18. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 4,480

    dana barlow
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    Polish that cars paint man,and then some nice study caps
  19. Radir wheels and louver the shit outa that hood! Better then that sell it to your ol buddy camel toe lol! That things cool nice find you guys!
  20. LOL!! I had been thinking louvers on the hood! If only I knew someone???
  21. Yea n bring the ol lady n we ll dicker! Thats funny shit rite there! Hello to you n your mrs!
  22. Camel-Toe - we got to get up there 1 of these days! Just been busy doing the shirt biz thing!!
  23. shinysideup
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 1,627

    from ruskin, fl

    Leave the poverty caps and dont wash it!
  24. Man, this is the wifes ride! She says it has to be somewhat clean and comfy for the long hauls.
  25. please dont buff it / as far as wheel and tire combo chrome reverse spyder caps and red line tires for sure
  26. Kinda leaning towards redlines myself at this time.
  27. Master of None
    Joined: Dec 18, 2009
    Posts: 2,279

    Master of None

    Red lines and Cragar ss. cheap and classic look.
  28. killer-D
    Joined: May 26, 2005
    Posts: 1,688


    Here is mine

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  29. Skeezix
    Joined: Jan 10, 2007
    Posts: 845

    from SoCal

    So cool
  30. yardgoat
    Joined: Nov 22, 2009
    Posts: 724


    X 2,great deal.:D

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