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Thought you guys would appreciate seeing my cousins hubby's newest toy.

Technically, it is a Chevrolet-based Street Rod Custom. The fiberglass body is based on a 1923 Ford Model T but there is nothing Ford about it. It has a Small Block Chevy engine with about 550 HP. Believe it or not, the rear tires are street legal because they really have some tread.















 

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:rockon: :wave: Very nice!!! My uncle used to have one back in the early 80's. His was black with a real T body and a Blown Cosworth engine. I don't recall the size or HP though.
 

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that is so cool. i want one!!! or 2 or 3...... :thumb: :thumb:
 

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NICE TOY! Want one!

Oh wait, that's another thread. :doh:

A buddy of mine built one from scratch back in the 80s. He bought a used a turbo 2.3L "Pinto" engine. That thing flew down the road! Yahoo! Sounded unhot roddy. Know what I mean? :shrug:

He later found a used Buick turbo 3.8L V-6 and plugged that into the little rod. Still didn't sound right. :shrug:

And progressively went larger to a true 351 cid Cleveland V-8. Now that car sounded right with that big Ford V-8 in it! Geez! It could go!

He had to get some serious tires for the last two engines. I have no idea whatever happened to that car. It too was a fiberglass kit. ;)
 

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Thanks for the photos cbramsey. That is an impressive hot rod. :) :thumb: We have a few enthusiasts in adelaide. They are rare sightings. I think the owners keep them garaged.

I have only , seen them being driven at random periods. Can anticipate the drivers , would have spent incredibly long hours restoring them. :) :shades:
 
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