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Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by NYCbassist, Dec 25, 2012.


  1. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    When I'm Not Jamming, I can be found working on my Hot Rod. My Dart was a Dragster and I recently got it all back to street legal. Let's see your favorite rides.:hyper:
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  2. 1958Bassman

    1958Bassman

    Oct 20, 2007
    By "street legal", do you mean 'street legal', or 'street legal, for the purposes of this conversation'?
     
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  4. pocketgroove

    pocketgroove

    Jun 28, 2010
    Detroit
    Nice! All I have is this...it's a grocery getter. People tell me they took driver's training in this car:
     

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  5. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    That's gorgeous. I bet it's a sleeper. :cool:
    This car would never be legal up north I don't think. I've been In Mount Airy, NC for 7 years and I don't even have to inspect cars over 25 years old. The lights all work. Brakes & Tires are Brand new. Still need Seat Belts installed but may put in Buckets with Harnesses. She's extremely loud so I take it easy in residential areas,
     
  6. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    This was mine... 1987 GMC Caballero "SS"

    Had the Z15 RPO code, which is the Super Sport trim package, but the GMC's didn't get SS badging, just the two-tone paint and front spoiler.

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  7. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    Very Nice Tim. Keep 'em Coming guys.
     
  8. pocketgroove

    pocketgroove

    Jun 28, 2010
    Detroit
    Thanks! I wish...it's got the Slant Six ;)
     
  9. nortonrider

    nortonrider

    Nov 20, 2007
    COLORADO
  10. Boot Soul

    Boot Soul

    Feb 10, 2009
    '58 Mercedes-Benz 190SL, 4 cyl,. 1.9L naturally aspirated w/ dual Solex two-stage carbs. Not a hot rod at all, but it's a thrill to drive. Gets around 20 mpg.

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  11. 1958Bassman

    1958Bassman

    Oct 20, 2007
    I want the silver thing in the background of this photo. He wants to retire and sell the land/house- I think I'm going to see if he'll sell the truck separately so I can have it transported to PHX.
     

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  12. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    How did you race it with no seat belts? That's one of the first things they check at the track.

    5 point harnesses are not street legal, at least in NY. I was told this during one of my roadside meetings with Johnny Law. I don't understand why, seems to me 5 points would be safer than three, and my harness releases easier and quicker than any stock belt I've ever owned.
     
  13. hgiles

    hgiles

    Nov 8, 2012
    Virginia
    Thats so sweet!
     
  14. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    Thank you!
     
  15. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    The Buckets with harnesses are long gone. It now has a Mint Black Bench seat but the Belts were omitted by the PO:rollno:. I found a set but have to get them installed.
     
  16. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
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    My 68 SS396 ElCamino
     
  17. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
    While this is not my car, mine looks exactly like this one.

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  18. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    Awesome rides. The Caballero, Mercedes, Norton & El Camino are Beautiful. Thanks for the Pic's & keep 'em coming. It's cool to see that so many of us Bass Players like our Older Cars too. Man I'm GAS'ing for a Norton now.
     
  19. NYCbassist

    NYCbassist Supporting Member

    Nice. I heard these were really fast. What's under the hood?
     
  20. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
  21. Richland123

    Richland123

    Apr 17, 2009
    Mine has a high performance Vortec 6 under the hood. Yes, it is very fast, hugs the road, and actually gets 32-34 miles per gallon on the highway. They also came with a V-8 that is even faster.
     



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