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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #180 on: July 31, 2021, 06:59:05 AM »

Charging  :)



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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #181 on: September 24, 2021, 07:55:01 PM »
Had the car running pretty dang good for a bit. Driving home from the last show of our season motor just quit, no noise nothing. Pulled the valve covers and saw a valve spring that looked compressed. Pulled the head and number 2 hole is gone.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #182 on: September 24, 2021, 11:14:17 PM »
 Ouch!
The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first!

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #183 on: September 25, 2021, 01:13:46 AM »

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #184 on: September 25, 2021, 07:37:51 AM »
Restoring a 1949 gmc panel, bought it in Selah. Freaking love this thing. Having three kids, 4 dogs, full time job and 2 businessís makes my free time pretty slim.


Currently off the frame. Canít wait to get the body back on.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #185 on: September 25, 2021, 08:16:53 AM »
Wow that piston looks mangled

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #186 on: September 25, 2021, 10:04:51 AM »
Wow that piston looks mangled
It came out in 4 pieces. It's been broke for a while as there was lots of carbon built up in places. Just ordered a set of 205 aluminum heads and will be getting a stroker kit for it soon. Hoping to be able to salvage the block but everything else is going bye bye. Shooting for 575 horse.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #187 on: September 25, 2021, 10:06:46 AM »
Here's the piston.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #188 on: September 25, 2021, 10:14:51 AM »
Looks salvageable  :chuckle:

We did a job in north Seattle in what was a vacant lot next to an auto repair shop. Probably dug about thirty in similar shape out of the ground. They were laying all over and it'd freak me out every time, my first thought was always it had shot out of the machine.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #189 on: September 25, 2021, 10:26:58 AM »
Love the panel!
My dad and I built a Ď56 Ford panel when I was a kid
Then he sold it when completedÖÖ
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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #190 on: September 25, 2021, 10:36:07 AM »
Looks salvageable  :chuckle:

We did a job in north Seattle in what was a vacant lot next to an auto repair shop. Probably dug about thirty in similar shape out of the ground. They were laying all over and it'd freak me out every time, my first thought was always it had shot out of the machine.

Everything inside that block was salvageable.  Went to the salvage yard. Block is headed to the machine shop for inspection and hopefully the needed work. Number 2 hole is cracked so at a minimum it's getting a sleeve. After the machine shop I'll know more about where I am at.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #191 on: September 25, 2021, 03:04:07 PM »
Also not necessarily a hot rod, but itís been a fun dad/daughter project. I wish my first rig was this nice!
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Had one just like it in high school, cool truck! I bought the house across the street kitty corner to you so I see that truck daily!
Go hawks

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #192 on: October 28, 2021, 01:45:50 PM »
I was recently gifted this one owner, 1967 Ford with a 352 from a very generous coworker and towed it home last night. My coworker's parents bought it brand new, and has been parked since they were no longer able to drive in 2000. Been garage kept for the past 21 years and ran when it was parked. My oldest son turns 16 next April and I'll be surprising him with it this weekend. It's going to be our winter project together and I hope to have it road worthy for him to start driving next spring. Main goal is to get it to start, stop and safely roll down the road for now before getting all fancy. I'm thinking a clear coat over the original paint would be pretty sweet though.

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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #193 on: October 28, 2021, 02:39:01 PM »
The latest incarnation.  :chuckle:
Antlered rabbit tastes like chicken


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Re: Who else has a hot rod project? lets see em!
« Reply #194 on: October 28, 2021, 02:45:11 PM »
I was recently gifted this one owner, 1967 Ford with a 352 from a very generous coworker and towed it home last night. My coworker's parents bought it brand new, and has been parked since they were no longer able to drive in 2000. Been garage kept for the past 21 years and ran when it was parked. My oldest son turns 16 next April and I'll be surprising him with it this weekend. It's going to be our winter project together and I hope to have it road worthy for him to start driving next spring. Main goal is to get it to start, stop and safely roll down the road for now before getting all fancy. I'm thinking a clear coat over the original paint would be pretty sweet though.

Awesome, I drove a fire truck red 67 in high school.  Man, do I wish I didn't have to sell it.  Same engine, I got tired of people telling me I was an idiot and it was a 351.

 


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