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    Quote Originally Posted by Hotrod46 View Post
    Looking very good.

    Those dang Ford X-members sure get in the way, don't they. The 46 is bigger, but still tight. My exhaust is under the chassis too. I didn't have the ability at the time to run it myself and couldn't find a shop that would run it the way I wanted. Been on there for 20 years, but I intend to change that when the Healey is done.



    Absolutely right! It really doesn't take long to get one up on wheels, but turning it into a real driveable car seems to take forever.
    Yes, they sure do get in the way. Now, I wish I would have used smaller tubing. But, I'm not redoing it now. I'm going to try my damndness to get this thing to Des Moines Good guys this year. I don't care if it just parking lot drives. It will at least run and move.
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    1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor 354 Hemi 46RH Electric Blue w/multi-color flames, Ford 9" Residing in multiple pieces
    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
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    sweet ride
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    That would have been a lot faster and I'd have less in that one for sure.
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    1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor 354 Hemi 46RH Electric Blue w/multi-color flames, Ford 9" Residing in multiple pieces
    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
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    I saw a pretty nice 40 Ford coupe at a show this past weekend and everyone walking by it was saying, whoa, nice Hemi. Dudes!!! It's not a Hemi but a dual over head cam 4.6. Still cool but not Hemi cool IMO.
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    1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor 354 Hemi 46RH Electric Blue w/multi-color flames, Ford 9" Residing in multiple pieces
    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
    1971 Camaro RS 5.3 BTR Stage 3 cam, SuperT10
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    Wow, nothing new with this one since July 2018. Someone is a slack ass. I was at my friend Steve's a couple of weeks ago whom has the awesome Mopar collection. We were chatting about his truck project when Gene Cross strolled in. Gene is a Goodguys rep and was bringing Steve some gazette copies since Steve's shop made it in the July mag because his shop was on the poker run. They got to talking about the good old days so I asked Gene if he had any pics of the 40 from back then. He paused and said he had no idea, but he would look. Last week Gene called and said he found a pic of Sooner and I could come by and take a pic of it.

    I'm not sure if I told the story of Gene in this thread or not. I think I did, but it is probably buried in this thread. Back in the 70s, my Uncle Jerry used to run around with Gene and a whole slew of other guys in the ISRA. https://www.myisra.org/isra-events Jerry had the 40 Deluxe, and Gene had a 39 Standard. They both were working on their cars, body paint, etc. Well, Jerry got his car done first so they called it Sooner and Gene's was Later. The last 4 pics are of Later. He is for sale. I sort of wish I had the money to buy it so the Sooner and Later thing could live on for a long time. The first pic is of Sooner in 1973.
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    1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor 354 Hemi 46RH Electric Blue w/multi-color flames, Ford 9" Residing in multiple pieces
    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
    1971 Camaro RS 5.3 BTR Stage 3 cam, SuperT10
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    That's a awesome pic of the 40, history of a car make it much more fun. How much is he asking for Later?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 53 Chevy5 View Post
    That's a awesome pic of the 40, history of a car make it much more fun. How much is he asking for Later?
    I'm very glad he found the pic. This must have been before the car was painted. Gene knows the guy that painted it as well. I am going to reach out to him and see if he has any old pics of it too. I haven't mentioned but I joined a car club in Oskaloosa called the Rollin Oldies this summer. It turns out that a member in it used to run around with Uncle Jerry and Aunt Nancy and knew them well. He is also looking for old pics of it. He is really eager for me to get the car back on the roads.

    Gene said $26,500 negotiable. It has a Ford 302 with Offenhauser intake, Edelbrock 4bbl, C4 trans, 57 Chevy rear end with 3:08 gears, parallel leaf spring rear suspension, MII original style cross member because the car was built before the aftermarket ones were out. Manual rack, disc brakes front, drum rear. Aluminum Griffin radiator, power seats, power windows, GM tilt column, modified 40 dash, power deck lid latch, flush 3rd brake light and tail lights, fiberglass fenders front and rear. 14x6 and 15x7 billet specialties wheels and frenched in license plate with smoked cover. He said there is a small rust bubble on the bottom of each door. He said he was going to fix it but he knows if he starts to tear into it, it will never get put back together. He has the patch panels to go with it.

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    1940 Ford Deluxe Tudor 354 Hemi 46RH Electric Blue w/multi-color flames, Ford 9" Residing in multiple pieces
    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
    1971 Camaro RS 5.3 BTR Stage 3 cam, SuperT10
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    I've been on the hunt for certain parts for the 40 off and on and I finally got a couple. Maybe I'll re visit my bat wing air cleaner this winter. We shall see.
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    1968 Corvette Coupe 5.9 Cummins Drag Car 11.43@130mph No stall leaving the line with 1250 rpm's and poor 2.2 60'
    1972 Chevy K30 Longhorn P-pumped 24v Compound Turbos 47RH Just another money pit
    1971 Camaro RS 5.3 BTR Stage 3 cam, SuperT10
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