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Skip 08-01-2017 03:22 PM


Originally Posted by Dr Crankenstein (Post 482120)
Sorry, Skip. I don't mean to be a smart-ass, just the first thing that came to mind. ;)

Here's my favorite pic. A few good friends, collective resources and some good fortune made it possible. :D



No problem, Doc. Nice race car.

PS- Hemis are good at everything. :D I have even heard that owning one will make an old guy like me feel "young" again. [ddd

dmw56 08-01-2017 09:24 PM

A couple of my old dirt cars.





dmw56 08-01-2017 09:25 PM

A couple more.



Skip 08-31-2017 04:31 PM

Another impulse buy...
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Originally Posted by Skip (Post 482055)
Currently sitting in my back yard. Once was, and maybe will be again. Time will tell. Needs a body, engine, trans, new bushings on the suspension... well, almost everything. Who puts a NASCAR engine in a quarter-miler? 351-4V Cleveland, AOD, 9-inch with disc brakes.

Fiberglass '34 Chev Roadster race car shell.

Just picked this up off of CL. Like most old Chevies, it will need wood installed. :D Just from loading it in my truck, I am itching all over. The width is perfect, but it is about 20 inches longer than the former '32 Bantam body.

If I chicken out on using it, I am pretty sure i can get my investment back.

Kind of a sad story. The shop that made it had a fire, and all the molds were destroyed. 40+ years of building car bodies gone. This is likely the last one.

I just got the black shell. No front end available. I am thinking that tapering the running boards down to the cowl would fix that. We don't need no stinking... Open it up for two seats, follow the directions in the fiberglass thread. Nothin' to it! Right???

How do I make it look rusty? :D

bob w 08-31-2017 08:28 PM


sc5080 10-08-2017 10:55 PM

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Sure wish I had pictures of all the race vehicles I've had over the years. Here are a few pics that I do have ..

animal 10-14-2017 10:32 PM

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Lost my race car photos pre-2002 in a move... here's my 2002 Mini-stock track championship Mustang II ...

animal 10-14-2017 10:34 PM

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Street Stock and Enduro Champion Camaro

animal 10-14-2017 10:36 PM

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Pickup class '78 Ford ...

animal 10-14-2017 10:38 PM

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Super Stock Pontiac Grand Prix...

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