|06-14-2013 10:06 PM|
|496CHEVY3100||Sorry to hear that seems to happen a lot ,only how well I know the feeling ,If we could go back and pick 2 or 3 ,I would do things different.|
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|06-14-2013 08:49 PM|
|496CHEVY3100||Valve covers look like an .409|
|06-14-2013 08:07 PM|
Here's a few shots of my 38 Plymouth through the years starting in 1965 LOL! Best time was 10.3 at 131 MPH through the Quarter at Detroit Dragway.
|06-14-2013 06:54 PM|
My five thousand pound Town Car is built on an aftermarket pro touring chassis and has a crate engine from a performance builder. It might not be a Viper beater, but it sure is a hot rod. The most comfortable of my four.
I like roadsters best. I've a '57 Thunderbird and a '62 Corvette that are beautiful.... but I'm getting too fat to drive them.
I'm not crazy about four place coupes because I don't see the point of back seats without doors to access them. I don't have a back seat in my Bullitt replica 'stang.
I don't like pillarless hardtops because dragged into modernity, they look like rattletraps and usually are. There's a reason they don't make them anymore.
But four door pillared sedans make great street rods to actually drive. A good friend made a mid sixties GTO out of a four door pillared Lemans and a 421 Bonneville engine, and I like it better than any GTO GM ever made. Just put the right badges on what you like. The 421, by the way, had the same external footprint as the Tempest 326 it replaced.
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|06-02-2013 10:27 AM|
(there is a rule book some where ain't they?)
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|06-02-2013 09:00 AM|
Damn I wish mine was a wagon, I dig them. This little car is doing a great job for me to get to work, it is perfect!
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|06-01-2013 09:22 PM|
I thought about this thread as I was walking around the Goodguys show today in Pleasanton as there were MANY four door HOTRODS there.
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