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Old 02-26-2012, 09:37 PM   #15
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That thing might also set the airstream landspeed record too...
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:57 PM   #16
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Heres the power plant.
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:32 PM   #17
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Hmmmm. After seeing the flames, now I'm starting to reconsider my polish job. Do you know if he covered the matt finish and then polished, or did he polish everything, then etch? I'm starting to think about doing flames or some other design over my whole airstream. That is really cool. Maybe huge script that says Wally's Caravan or something.

That car truly is amazing. Hat's off.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:15 PM   #18
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What a work of art, That gentleman is one fine craftsman.
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:23 AM   #19
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I told him the whole thing would probably lealk like hell. He was not amused.
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:41 AM   #20
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Rob, The body was polished, then taped then thef lames were etched. He is having some pinstripe work done and I'm having the same guy do my AS. Just above the licence plate bracket and arounfd the door handle area.
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:48 AM   #21
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Thumbs up What goes around comes around....

Fantastic workmanship that is beautiful...

This display was at the Early Ford V/8 Club meet several years ago...would have liked to have had the real thing instead of just the pics.

Not much of a TV though....

This is the 1936 Ford Sedan built for and owned by Allegheny Ludlum Steel. This is 1 of only 4 in existence and is the only one currently in running & in roadworthy condition. The car is in exceptional condition, with the interior and even the frame looking great. All 4 cars each had over 200,000 miles on them before they removed them from service. These cars were built for Allegheny as promotional and marketing projects. The top salesmen each year were given the honor of being able to drive them for one year. The v-8 engine (max 85 hp) ran like a sewing machine and was surprisingly smooth and quiet.

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Very cool!!
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:33 AM   #23
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Heres the power plant.
That'll do.

You really should pose it in front of the trailer so it looks like it's hooked up, and get some pictures.
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:36 PM   #24
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Wow; aw shut up !
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Old 03-15-2012, 01:47 PM   #25
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That's a nice car and I bet it handles a lot nicer than the lead sled original.

Here's another possibility for coolest TV, but you better keep it under 88 mph because odd things happen at that speed.


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Old 03-15-2012, 02:03 PM   #26
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Wow back to the future with an Airstream. Pick up some parts while youre there.
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Old 03-15-2012, 02:19 PM   #27
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So when is it going to be in a ZZ-top video?

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That's a nice car and I bet it handles a lot nicer than the lead sled original.

Here's another possibility for coolest TV, but you better keep it under 88 mph because odd things happen at that speed.
Golly, those are still gorgeous cars even by today's standards. Too bad the manufacturer didn't have a viable business plan.
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