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34 Ford Salt Flat called “Salt Lick”

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Engines alone are worth the price of admission!!! I’ll have to keep an eye out for one!! 
 

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More work done... radiator is in, new deck lid made, seat and roll bar are in. 
 

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4 hours ago, AmericanMuscleFan said:

Looks bad a... Kerry!  Evil wicked mean and nasty... I love it!!!

Thank you Francis!! Gonna start Primer and getting it ready for some color soon!!

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On 4/13/2020 at 11:41 AM, DrKerry said:

Thank you Ray!

Oh no. It’ll be Salt! I have to cut out a bit on top of the hood for clearance yet. Then it’ll get a  scoop on it. One that’s aerodynamic and tight to the hood.. Air cleaner assy. May come off and get something else..

A cross between these

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This is the look I’m going for on the final build!!

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The first photo is  of Rob Gibby and his teams roadster. Ive known him for years and its a very fast, cool piece. The Coupe was built for George Poteet by Rolling Bones. It was being built while I worked there. I have quite a few hours of fab time on it

 

Model looks cool!!!! I have a few of those bodies

 

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On ‎5‎/‎24‎/‎2020 at 6:44 PM, chris chabre said:

The first photo is  of Rob Gibby and his teams roadster. Ive known him for years and its a very fast, cool piece. The Coupe was built for George Poteet by Rolling Bones. It was being built while I worked there. I have quite a few hours of fab time on it

 

Model looks cool!!!! I have a few of those bodies

 

Thanks for the info Chris! Kool to know someone that worked on it!!

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7 hours ago, DrKerry said:

Thanks for the info Chris! Kool to know someone that worked on it!!

We use to get a steady stream of people stopping by (i assume they still do) so we decided to start chopping it late one night so we wouldnt get disturbed. Everyone stopped the next day and jaws hit the floor  when it was mocked up haha

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Great insights / story from Chris and I love the job Kerry is doing on the model.  Fun thread for sure.  cheers

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18 hours ago, chris chabre said:

We use to get a steady stream of people stopping by (i assume they still do) so we decided to start chopping it late one night so we wouldnt get disturbed. Everyone stopped the next day and jaws hit the floor  when it was mocked up haha

very kool!!!! I bet the jaws hit the floor!!

5 hours ago, Codi said:

Great insights / story from Chris and I love the job Kerry is doing on the model.  Fun thread for sure.  cheers

Thank you Tim!! I need to get back to it again. Had my CaddiMad wagon yell at me about three weeks ago and have been tinkering with that... Need to get some primer on SaltLick and start getting ready for paint....

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Being a Bonnie fan as well, I thing you pulled this off nicely. Love that just-run look!

Kudos

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Got a few more things done on the SaltLick.. Front tires are on for good now. Had to drop the fuel tank down as the hood was hitting it and sitting to high. 

Hopefully get some primer on it soon!!

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radiator is mounted too..

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Great looking project you have going Kerry, just found it brother!!

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1 hour ago, slusher said:

Great looking project you have going Kerry, just found it brother!!

Thank you Carl!! Been picking away at it... Need to work on my Pete wrecker too!!!

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On ‎6‎/‎20‎/‎2020 at 9:30 AM, rustybill1960 said:

More, more, more...........please 😁

Beautiful!

Work on it more over the weekend...

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On 6/24/2020 at 10:09 PM, Rocking Rodney Rat said:

This is looking great!!! Keep at it..... -RRR

Thank ya!!

2 hours ago, misterNNL said:

Any progress?

Very little. Been working ten hour days for the last three weeks. Not a lot of building time... Hoping to get the body in primer so I can get closer to adding color to it.. Not sure when that’ll happen!! 

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40 minutes ago, DrKerry said:

Thank ya!!

Very little. Been working ten hour days for the last three weeks. Not a lot of building time... Hoping to get the body in primer so I can get closer to adding color to it.. Not sure when that’ll happen!! 

Been there,done that. I worked 50 hour weeks for the last five years before I retired. Not a lot of time or energy for modeling at that pace. 

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On ‎6‎/‎27‎/‎2020 at 8:30 PM, misterNNL said:

Been there,done that. I worked 50 hour weeks for the last five years before I retired. Not a lot of time or energy for modeling at that pace. 

Got that right, stinks too!!! Not much for life running those hours with 3 hours of driving to and from work on top of it.. Hour and a half one way...

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I did the hour and a half run to work for five years! Even when you work 8 hours it’s like you did overtime each and every day!

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On 6/29/2020 at 12:11 PM, Tom Geiger said:

I did the hour and a half run to work for five years! Even when you work 8 hours it’s like you did overtime each and every day!

Yeah that stinks!! 11 years and counting here... blah 😒 

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On 6/29/2020 at 12:55 PM, DrKerry said:

Got that right, stinks too!!! Not much for life running those hours with 3 hours of driving to and from work on top of it.. Hour and a half one way...

I lucked out there as I was only five minutes from work.

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On ‎7‎/‎14‎/‎2020 at 8:31 PM, misterNNL said:

I lucked out there as I was only five minutes from work.

Wish I was that close!!!!

 

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