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PostSubject: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 2:30 pm


I'll start out my career here at Skid's with my new project.
Using leftovers from a double T kit and 6 cylinder from the salvage yard.


Suspension and engine set. Detailing the intake and setting it up for a pair of velocity stacks.


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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 2:44 pm

I LIKE IT !!

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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 5:00 pm

Awesome chassis. The frame has just the right amount of kick at the back.
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 10:40 pm


Today, I went old school and blocked the exhaust manifold and welded on dual pipes. (.080 alum rod) :D

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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 11:10 pm

Great start Clay. Is this going to be shiney then?

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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 11:54 pm

I like the direction this is going with the inline 6.
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Tue 26 Feb 2013, 1:30 am

Al. wrote:
Great start Clay. Is this going to be shiney then?


Nah, just a throw together beater.
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Tue 26 Feb 2013, 3:56 pm

This is going to be a cool project!
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Tue 26 Feb 2013, 5:31 pm


Sometimes ignorance is so noticable, it can't be overridden by the 'imagineering' cop-out.
I had glued the front of the engine on upside down (pretty darn well,if I may say so). So, it had to be removed and redone ! Not a lot of damage ! ::)
Also, this morning, I wired the magneto/plugs, installed front brake lines, and fit the radiator and shell. Was glad to see I still had room for a fan ! :) Yay! I didn't have any more elec fans! ::)

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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Tue 26 Feb 2013, 7:47 pm

I hate when I do stuff like that. Looks good from here. No damage at all.
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Wed 27 Feb 2013, 3:40 pm

Gad Clay, I thought I was the only one that did things like that. Something like gluing a part in upside down or on the left instead of the right is something I seem to do on every other build. :oops:

This is looking good. Keep it up.
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Thu 28 Feb 2013, 6:47 pm

I'm in the middle of scratchbuilding a cowl. Willl post fotos later.
Meantime I discovered an old vintage seat pan and a barrel. Perfect !!!
I lowered the bottom of the seat(pan) and have it mached to the floor pan's kickup
I'm building a 'bed' using a piece of scribed basswood for the floor and modifying some plastic wood planks from some old pickup.
Mocked here.


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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Thu 28 Feb 2013, 7:08 pm

So the barrel will be the fuel tank?
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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Thu 28 Feb 2013, 10:57 pm

Zbuckster wrote:
So the barrel will be the fuel tank?

Certainly, it's traditional !
'Less I can find a suitable Jack Daniels decal .

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PostSubject: Re: spare parts hot rod   Thu 28 Feb 2013, 11:27 pm

Looking good :pirat:
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