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Old 07-17-2020, 05:35 AM
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Interesting video. https://youtu.be/HTjiSWYcQsY
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Old 07-17-2020, 06:33 AM
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Fantastic video
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Old 07-17-2020, 08:07 AM
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Cool video but the 1st rat rod, please!

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Old 07-17-2020, 08:29 AM
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Interesting article but I'm with Toad, first
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Old 07-17-2020, 09:08 AM
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Fascinating! Loved the part about the axle. Also, his being involved with Zap comics of which I have a few.
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Lot of hot rod history there.😎
I was in a local parts store once when I guy came in and claimed that he was the one that invented satin paint jobs. Who knows. Maybe he did.😳
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Interesting article but I'm with Toad, first
Right! Lots of guys had cars in primer etc! Most guys put all their money in go fast parts! I know paint was the very last thing I spent money on!

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Right! Lots of guys had cars in primer etc! Most guys put all their money in go fast parts! I know paint was the very last thing I spent money on!

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...which is exactly where I am at. I wanted to duplicate what I had seen as a teen in the 60's.
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Old 08-13-2020, 06:17 AM
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That showed up over on the HAMB too...thanks for sharing...love the history on these old cars...

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Right! Lots of guys had cars in primer etc! Most guys put all their money in go fast parts! I know paint was the very last thing I spent money on!

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The difference being planning to paint it eventually. He is claiming he was the first that planned to keep it in primer and never paint it. Making it the first intentional rat rod if that's true.
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