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Old 11-21-2015, 04:17 AM   #81 (permalink)
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The car in my [current] avatar pic, the Baha-haha. I was driving it in the 70s when someone left-turned into me. I pocketed the insurance money and went out and bought a set of 1940 Buick headlights and Jeep hood latches.

It worked out pretty well, except cutting the front half of the fenders off reduced the [36hp] top speed by 5mph. Later the whole front clip was replaced from the A-pillar forward.

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Old 11-21-2015, 02:31 PM   #82 (permalink)
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In the 3rd-world country where I live, a car without the hood and fenders would be impounded.
Haha, well there aren't many laws regarding that here. It was going to be chopped off and have a 30's grill and suspension grafted on. But when I got a job offer a few states away I moved and sold many of my projects
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Haha, well there aren't many laws regarding that here. It was going to be chopped off and have a 30's grill and suspension grafted on.
Something similar to those Mitsuoka cars?
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Those mitsuoka cars are cool but I wanted a rat rod

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Old 11-22-2015, 03:48 AM   #85 (permalink)
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Those mitsuoka cars are cool but I wanted a rat rod
That wagon would look interesting as a rat-rod. Especially with a vinyl rooftop like those hearses...
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Those mitsuoka cars are cool but I wanted a rat rod
The Baha-haha was a rat rod, in 1975. I drove it for nine years and then sold it because it didn't have a sunroof. A year later I found this '56 oval window sunroof



This was 20 years before patina was in. Heck, my bullet-nosed Studebaker was 30 years before the 'dare to be different' bumperless shark-mouth Studebakers.



The narrow whitewalls were accessory rubber rings.
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Surprisingly none of Mad Max cars made it into this thread yet. I'll post my favorite first.



And did somebody say pickup truck?

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