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 My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!

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Ironfistdog



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PostSubject: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:53 pm

Just picked this bad boy up for a cool $800!




1936 Chevy sedan. Pretty much complete. Missing the dash (cuz some mutha cut it out)
Frame was sand blasted and sealed painted, original I6 engine is there, trans, interior, etc,

Would love to stuff an lt1 in this, it's got that kinda feel to me. Lt1 would look stupid in a 32 ford, but this has the right body/fender ratio, Smile
For now it's getting Anthony (laidlow91's) 305 and 700r4.


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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:58 pm




Wink
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MASShole9C1



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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:35 pm

^^^ seems to be what's trending Justin. Indigo, I'm diggin' this new project! I bet you could sell off the old drive train to fund some of the upcoming parts list. Tell us dome more about it. Let's see under the hood, open the doors up etc.
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:52 pm

Your last name Crovo? Razz
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:04 pm

I love it. I love you Looks like it might sit on a b or d body frame real nice.

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Ironfistdog



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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:25 pm

I know I know. I'm just as bad. But majority of the time I end up with something better the the previous, AND at least I stay within a specific genre. Razz

Will take some more pics tomorrow and post em. This is really not that much of a basketcase, once the black caddy is closer to being completed I'll start tinkering with this.
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:57 pm

Dude, nice! What are you doing about brakes, suspension, etc, leaving stock for now or???
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:08 pm

It's all there and the brakes and frame have all been rebuilt, the steering is there and works as well. I would LOVE to drip it in a s10 frame and be done with it. But I kinda like the I-beam axle and originality. Too early to tell.. but its Definitely gonna be something creepy when finished.
PICS tomorrow!!!!
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8bud



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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:46 am

That thing is the balls. If you go s10 you can do the blazer big brakes and 4 wheel disc setup. You stole that thing!
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:15 am

Definitely, I'm sure the nose alone is worth more than 800, lol.
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sdstick



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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:53 am

Ironfistdog wrote:
.........This is really not that much of a basketcase............

I'm glad you said that cuz my 1st thought was OMG what a TON of work
Then....I went back & it appears your reasonably solid down to the running boards (assuming thats what those are supposed to be Smile ).
No offense, I just never cared enough about the older models to learn anything about them

Ironfistdog wrote:

Will take some more pics tomorrow and post em.

Looking forward to it Arrow

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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:59 am

bowtiepimp wrote:
Your last name Crovo? Razz

Things like that are the reason my wife won't let me get a trailer. Lol! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:05 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
bowtiepimp wrote:
Your last name Crovo? Razz

Things like that are the reason my wife won't let me get a trailer. Lol! Very Happy
Funny. That never stopped you from renting one, or buying a truck to pull one. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:55 am

IMPALADAKID wrote:
toomanytoyz wrote:
bowtiepimp wrote:
Your last name Crovo? Razz

Things like that are the reason my wife won't let me get a trailer. Lol! Very Happy
Funny. That never stopped you from renting one, or buying a truck to pull one. Wink

I heard the only reason you dont have one is because NH DOT would require you to show a pilots license.
I mean COME ON....who the HELL has ever got a fully loaded trailer air borne... affraid ... Razz

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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:58 am

Lol!

Guilty of both charges. Razz

(and fully loaded with a FLEETWOOD on it!!! Shocked )

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Ironfistdog



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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:53 pm

I had my suspicions about this car and I was right, it's actually a 1936 chevy not a 38.
Here's some more pics.




I do have the intake too it was in the back seat.







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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:44 am

That last picture is AWESOME! I love the rusty plate and I love the tail light! Can't wait to see what you do with it. Try not to sell it before you finish Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Sat Jul 07, 2012 1:13 am

This ones a keeper! It's what I've been after for a while now.... An old CHEVY!
this is what my plan is:
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PostSubject: Re: My new OLD heap!!!!!!!!!   Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:58 am

Cool project, just don't sell it half way!
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