Flames on street Rods? - Page 2 - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > General Discussion> Hotrodders' Lounge
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2007, 06:02 PM
Bluepen's Avatar
Just a firefighter
 
Last wiki edit: How to title a hot rod
Last journal entry: New rear rollpan installed
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Copperas Cove, Texas
Age: 57
Posts: 324
Wiki Edits: 2

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
My girls wanted some flames on my '46 Chevy Panel so I went along with flames on just the headlight cans.
http://hotrodders.com/gallery/showph...cat/500/page/6

And my oldest daughter is here with me now and she says "Flames are just totally awsome" And she has no idea why somebody would not like them.

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2007, 06:05 PM
37year old kid's Avatar
Biggest tool in the box!
 

Last journal entry: Super Stock
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Glendora California
Age: 44
Posts: 9
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluepen
My girls wanted some flames on my '46 Chevy Panel so I went along with flames on just the headlight cans.
http://hotrodders.com/gallery/showph...cat/500/page/6

And my oldest daughter is here with me now and she says "Flames are just totally awsome" And she has no idea why somebody would not like them.
Sign that girl up!!! Nice job on the flames too!!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2007, 06:15 PM
tfeverfred's Avatar
Registered User
 

Last journal entry: 2 photoshoots.
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 186
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 7 Times in 5 Posts
I like the traditional flame designs, but the fade is what has to be right. Especially if they are multicolored. Of all the things that can be painted on a car, in my opinion, a good flame job is tops.

As for a '40 Ford being designed for them? I say heck yea they were! Look at the those fenders! The way the hood is round in front and flows back. Those fenders! LOOK at those fenders! How do you NOT put flames on the front of it!?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #19 (permalink)  
Old 03-07-2007, 09:15 PM
PRO 48 fleetline's Avatar
Registered User
 

Last journal entry: Csr Electric Water pump
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: ohio
Posts: 319
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
I agree i too like the traditional flames and yes the fade does have to be right
Being an Automotive Graphic Designer I beleive any flame must fit the vehicles body right im not real sold on Mike's Real flame all over the whole car he does do nice work but for a sweet clean look hard to beat a nice old fashion flame job
And Ghost flames are a deffant no no if your going to do them Do them ghost anything went by the way side back in 1977! i get request for them alot ecs from older guys and once i show them a difernet look there glad they didnt go that way
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #20 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 07:43 AM
fat40's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: indianapolis , In
Age: 76
Posts: 106
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Flames 0n Street Rods?

Guys

Thanks for all of your input on flames for my 40, I have made up my mind.

I am going to get some cool flames, take her in next wensday,they will be trangerine pearl on the front fenders , I have pic of what it will look like , if you go to roadsultans.com and click on flamed 40 ford coupe you can see what my 40 will look like. Let me know what you think? What a group of nice cars.

FAT40
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #21 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 08:01 AM
kruzr's Avatar
street rods forever
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Windsor
Age: 68
Posts: 324
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
IMHO....I like flames but not on my rides, clean n cool ride you have now
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #22 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 08:05 AM
walt's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Santa Rosa Ca.
Age: 65
Posts: 101
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I personally love flames. And I've never seen the perfect flame job, including the project that I'm working on now. But traditional flames on a 40.......There is nothing better. Heres a sneak peak at my latest project. It should be cleared by next week. http://exphose.com/photo.aspx?photoi...Type=9&apage=4

I know, I know. Not what you'd call subtle, HUH.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #23 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 10:31 AM
home brew's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Body and exterior tips Last photo:
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Pense, Sk, Canada
Age: 68
Posts: 7,050
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
fat40 - congrats. Those flames will look great! Make sure you post the pics when done!

walt - Those are some awesome flames on the flat 4rd. For those of you who don't know about this project (I didn't until today) go to his website and look at this project. Wow! I just spent 2 hours going through the build of the 34pu and the engineering is fantastic. Lots of ideas to steal or adapt or modify - or you could just get him to do it for you. Here is a link to the site:

http://walts.info
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #24 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 11:47 AM
walt's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Santa Rosa Ca.
Age: 65
Posts: 101
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by home brew
fat40 - congrats. Those flames will look great! Make sure you post the pics when done!

walt - Those are some awesome flames on the flat 4rd. For those of you who don't know about this project (I didn't until today) go to his website and look at this project. Wow! I just spent 2 hours going through the build of the 34pu and the engineering is fantastic. Lots of ideas to steal or adapt or modify - or you could just get him to do it for you. Here is a link to the site:

http://walts.info
WOW......... Thanks for the kind words.
I'll keep you guys posted.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #25 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 04:38 PM
Arrowhead's Avatar
EFI Rules and Carbs Drool
 
Last wiki edit: The FREE T Bucket plans
Last journal entry: Sold Everything for a new project
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Stillwater, NY
Age: 49
Posts: 912
Wiki Edits: 5

Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Walt,

All I can say is Wowwww. That Pickup is AWSOME! I really like the trick front axle - where did you get the swivel? or did you make it?

No problem with leg room, eh?

Oh yea, really like the flames too!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #26 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 04:46 PM
walt's Avatar
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Santa Rosa Ca.
Age: 65
Posts: 101
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arrowhead
Walt,

All I can say is Wowwww. That Pickup is AWSOME! I really like the trick front axle - where did you get the swivel? or did you make it?

No problem with leg room, eh?

Oh yea, really like the flames too!
Thanks,
Yeah.........That is my answer to the axle problem when using hairpins. I'm trying to sell the idea to Speedway Motors. Otherwise I will be doing a tech article on the axle after the truck is finished. I'm hoping that Streetrod Builder or Rod & Custom will run it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #27 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 07:23 PM
Arrowhead's Avatar
EFI Rules and Carbs Drool
 
Last wiki edit: The FREE T Bucket plans
Last journal entry: Sold Everything for a new project
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Stillwater, NY
Age: 49
Posts: 912
Wiki Edits: 5

Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
The hairpins and solid axle on the front of my T would be fine, except that it acts like a giant torsion bar that can overpower the shocks on studder bumps at stop lights. Obviously your "swivel" eliminates the that torsion bar effect. Smoothness of four bars with the simplicity of hairpins. Just what I've been looking for. Hope you have good luck with it, it's a great idea.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #28 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2007, 08:01 PM
Lonestar's Avatar
"May the Schwartz be with you"
 
Last wiki edit: How to rebuild an engine
Last journal entry: Finally getting going...
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: United States
Age: 43
Posts: 1,054
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by classic cruzer
I like my gost flames, they are just on the fenders.
Those are so subtle...yet add so much character. I love the look!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #29 (permalink)  
Old 03-10-2007, 02:51 AM
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Yackandandah.Australia.
Age: 52
Posts: 641
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Wasn't in Bob McCoys soCal based 40 tudor that pioneered a real flame job in the late 50s? Glad you all like them as do most of my friends - one even has them etched into his wedding ring. But me.....I stopped drawing them in high school. Guess it's my street racer roots, I prefer stock paint or Austrailian racing grey (primer) with a race car driveline.
Paint your car how YOU want to.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #30 (permalink)  
Old 03-10-2007, 02:22 PM
PRO 48 fleetline's Avatar
Registered User
 

Last journal entry: Csr Electric Water pump
Last photo:
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: ohio
Posts: 319
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
This is a Great thread heres over 20 pages of photos awesome stuff ! hope you like make some popcorn may take awhile to see them all lol here one of my favoraites!http://public.fotki.com/wackydave/ca...s_with_flames/
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	5.jpg
Views:	50
Size:	220.1 KB
ID:	19340  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Hotrodders' Lounge posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Street rods in general bnessman2003 Introduce Yourself 3 03-18-2006 06:25 PM
Looking to give my firebird some custom flames f355bird Body - Exterior 8 02-03-2005 03:02 PM
Pre-War Plymouth Street Rods? acr Hotrodding Basics 13 02-08-2004 05:45 AM
aluminum rods on the street iniguy Engine 6 04-21-2003 06:42 PM
whats the best ford tranny for street rods? shagginwagonvic Transmission - Rearend 24 04-27-2002 09:22 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.