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  •  Tom's stuff was mostly stock (3+ / 0-)

    He ran a body and fender shop down in the Florida Keys.  Brought the body work back to life, new upholstery and fresh paint.  The engines had probably been rebuilt, but just cleaned up, no improvements.  He gave up on cars in the mid seventies, rich guys were making the hobby too expensive, so he switched over to early diesel trucks.

    “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

    by markdd on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 04:48:20 PM PST

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    •  This is my first foray into a modified. Been doing (2+ / 0-)
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      boatgeek, Unknown Quantity

      restorations for about 40 years and thought I would once try walking on the wild side. Will tell you this..modifying one is alot tougher than restoring one. You are now into engineering things like suspension etc etc.

      " The whole world is about three drinks behind" Humphrey Bogart.

      by flatford39 on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 04:54:58 PM PST

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