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Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-19-2015, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Thanks, now I just need to decide what's next....

Thanks, now I just need to decide what's next. Current inventory looks to be a 53 Pontiac chieftain, a 46 Chev fleetmaster, a 38 Chevy sedan, a couple of model a truck cabs, and I've got my eye on a...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-19-2015, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Lol bobw, not surprised they didn't like it over...

Lol bobw, not surprised they didn't like it over on the hamb......
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
Yes soltz, she does that. If you're on Facebook...

Yes soltz, she does that. If you're on Facebook look for custom auto interior in Mora mn. Or you can call 320-515-1706
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-18-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Yes the offer would have easily covered parts...

Yes the offer would have easily covered parts costs and then some, but it was within an hour of its first show, and I haven't even put 50 miles on the car yet. My partner in crime said send it down...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-18-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By Plaintoast
The seat is actually a fiberglass bench seat my...

The seat is actually a fiberglass bench seat my picker friend found and I bought a couple years back. My wife does upholstery, and instead of just the usual toss a Mexican blanket on it, she carved...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-18-2015, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Where did you see pics Bob? I've been trying to...

Where did you see pics Bob? I've been trying to find some good ones, a photographer had a model with and took some while there too but I haven't found any.
If I still have it, it'll probably be at...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-17-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Made it to the car show yesterday, its first...

Made it to the car show yesterday, its first show, had a cash offer within an hour and it won rat rod magazine special recognition award. Sure drew lots of interest and questions, good time....
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-09-2015, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Got a little time to tune today, running much...

Got a little time to tune today, running much better but not perfect yet (I'm a performance engine builder 9-5 so I might be picky). New seat is done and in, no good pictures though, but its Mexican...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 05-02-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
First test drive today! Needs some fine tuning,...

First test drive today! Needs some fine tuning, something goofy with the flathead distrib, and Rochester carb combo on there, but I'll get it sorted out. Its not fast, but I didn't expect it to be....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-27-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
If this is the type of stuff you mean, my wife...

If this is the type of stuff you mean, my wife can get it, she does upholstery. Picture doesn't show the blue real well, but its a pretty dark blue, almost like a denim color. I've been trying to...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-26-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Thanks everyone. Forgot to mention, I did the 95%...

Thanks everyone. Forgot to mention, I did the 95% oiling mods on it so the flatty would have an oil filter. Bought a couple of old 283's from a Chris craft and one had a cool brass remote oil filter...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-25-2015, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Motors in, broken in, sounding pretty good....

Motors in, broken in, sounding pretty good. 50+psi oil pressure, staying cool on both heads, no leaks. Needs a little tuning on the carb and timing, but its close. Need to neaten up/hide some wiring,...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-24-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Just need a few more odds and ends, hoses and...

Just need a few more odds and ends, hoses and belts, then it'll be dropped in tomorrow and fired up....
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-23-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Motor is almost ready to drop in. 49 8rt, bored,...

Motor is almost ready to drop in. 49 8rt, bored, decked, crank ground, heads milled, custom adapter to run a Rochester 2 barrel. Gm one wire alternator, pertronix conversion, and a powermaster...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-19-2015, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
And motor and trans back out, gotta try to make...

And motor and trans back out, gotta try to make time to get the motor assembled this week. If all goes well, I should be firing it up next weekend. Found a great place to reline my stock clutch and...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-19-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
Pretty much got the wiring done this weekend. 39...

Pretty much got the wiring done this weekend. 39 for tail lights
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d10/travis5111/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-04/IMG_20150419_083255456_HDR_zpsjpj0b4iu.jpg...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-17-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,257
Posted By Plaintoast
Now the parts are rolling in, clutch, brake...

Now the parts are rolling in, clutch, brake parts, electrical, fuel system, and the only cool part to look at, the windshield just got done....
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-14-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
Oh, and since learning it was a dodge, we've now...

Oh, and since learning it was a dodge, we've now begun calling it the d-bucket!
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 04-14-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,257
Posted By Plaintoast
Been a while since doing any updates. Got...

Been a while since doing any updates. Got sidetracked and still am with my main business, but we're trying to hammer this out before a big car show next month. Still haven't found time to assemble...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 02-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
If you're referring to the watts link, no it...

If you're referring to the watts link, no it pivots as the suspension travels. With the leaf springs the way they are I'm not even sure I needed it, but they look cool.
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 01-12-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
You're right, some of the body lines do look...

You're right, some of the body lines do look awfully similar to that dodge.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Plaintoast
Those are centerbolt heads, but not vortec, they...

Those are centerbolt heads, but not vortec, they are actually TBI. Lots of people see the valve covers and make that mistake. But that's a pretty good combo, I also like using the 305 heads on 307...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 01-10-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By Plaintoast
Finally getting back to it a little after the...

Finally getting back to it a little after the holidays. Unfortunately (for car progress anyhow) this is now my busy season in the shop so finding time gets tough. Since the body was just a pile of...
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 11-29-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,257
Posted By Plaintoast
Made some motor mounts, the tripod deal is sort...

Made some motor mounts, the tripod deal is sort of a signature feature we do on motor mounts. Trans mount is in and motor and trans back out, now on to the tedious body work....
Forum: Traditional Style Hot Rods 11-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,257
Posted By Plaintoast
Built a drag link and decided to start fitting...

Built a drag link and decided to start fitting the motor and trans, somewhere in this area I figured....
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