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    Partner of mine sent me these,he's a degenerate hotrodder,him and his boys have the run of Tardel's...yeah,that Tardel. We both do Voteswagons so we's close..Those are dead model a's from the Tubbs fire..Infact those are all collector cars...told him I'd take the engines..
    Last edited by CM2; 01-08-2018, 06:10 PM.

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    Heartbreaking

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      'Unfortunately at the staging area they are running them over with a dozer so they fit together nicely. I saw a whole truckload of crushed 20s and 30s cars go by today'..Carl said he can hear their souls screaming..

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        We have a member of our club that had a roadster that was in a fire. Completly burned. He took it all apart and restored the car about 20 years ago. It is still on the road and running well. We often hear from others about how the metal is worthless and the car is a complete loss when in a fire. I have knowledge of the opposite. Argue if you like but I have seen it and still see it today. It's amazing what can be done when you don't know it can't be done.

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          There is just something about the pre war metal that just refuses to quit in the hands of someone who knows how to massage it.
          You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!

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            I'm doing a chassis from a burned car right now..the body took too much heat,the metal was soft like cheese.
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            • tbirdtbird
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              that is what usually happens; the steel is annealed

            • CM2
              CM2 commented
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              he sold the body for 500 bucks,i would give him scrap weight for it..Id take a shot at the blocks from the Tubbs fire,grey iron takes heat well.

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