T's Not Buckets

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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #256 on: September 28, 2017, 10:12:28 AM »
I'm not crazy about the leading edge of the rear fender, given that the car is not a French Delahaye "type" design.  Would have liked the fenders to come down a little like the rear and then do a sweep into the body .  That being said, thee are so many deign elements that are spot on perfect, that they carry the car.
You mean like if he carried them down to where the rolled pan curves under? Yes, I can see that.
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« Reply #257 on: September 28, 2017, 10:24:41 AM »
If it matched the back a little then had a smaller french curve into the body.  The car is just beautiful.  It's a great piece of rolling fun and history.  Wonder how the driver felt? I know that when I sat in the La Mesa (Ricky Nelson) car it was uncomfortable!  Also when Fretwell redid the frame on the Flint Roadster, part of his requirements were that the driver had to get "down in the car" and that the ergonomics were considered for a man of Flint (or Orosco) to drive it comfortably.  A lot of these cars look great as this one does...but you always wonder.  The King roadster fit really well. 

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« Reply #258 on: September 28, 2017, 11:07:24 AM »
If it matched the back a little then had a smaller french curve into the body.  The car is just beautiful.  It's a great piece of rolling fun and history.  Wonder how the driver felt? I know that when I sat in the La Mesa (Ricky Nelson) car it was uncomfortable!  Also when Fretwell redid the frame on the Flint Roadster, part of his requirements were that the driver had to get "down in the car" and that the ergonomics were considered for a man of Flint (or Orosco) to drive it comfortably.  A lot of these cars look great as this one does...but you always wonder.  The King roadster fit really well.
Its funny, I am 5'9" and 175, when I was a young guy, I thought I wished I was a little bigger, now I am glad I'm NOT! I'm "hot rod" sized!  ;D I LOVE the La Masa car. I hear what you are saying, but honestly I like the fenderline on this car as is, its not perfectly proportioned, but it fits with that whole early sixties aggressive look. If it was smoother and better proportioned, it would take away from that.
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #259 on: September 28, 2017, 01:18:22 PM »
I see your point!

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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #260 on: October 04, 2017, 12:08:37 PM »
 8) A T I might fit in.
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #261 on: October 05, 2017, 01:02:15 AM »
Boyd's 1926 Model T
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #262 on: October 05, 2017, 10:10:45 AM »
8) A T I might fit in.
They are narrow too, REALLY narrow! I was surprised the first time I got inside my Tudor, its funny, you don't notice it as much in the roadster, but get a roof over your head, even if its a high one, and you start to realize just how small they really are! Families were a lot "smaller" in the 1920's, people weren't "Wal-Mart" sized! ;D!
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« Reply #263 on: October 05, 2017, 07:16:48 PM »
8) A T I might fit in.
They are narrow too, REALLY narrow! I was surprised the first time I got inside my Tudor, its funny, you don't notice it as much in the roadster, but get a roof over your head, even if its a high one, and you start to realize just how small they really are! Families were a lot "smaller" in the 1920's, people weren't "Wal-Mart" sized! ;D!
I'd have to build it as a center steer 1 seater! ;D
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #264 on: October 18, 2017, 09:24:08 PM »
Roadster
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« Reply #265 on: October 18, 2017, 09:25:30 PM »
Tub
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #266 on: October 18, 2017, 09:28:34 PM »
Coupe
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #267 on: October 18, 2017, 09:30:37 PM »
Coupe
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« Reply #268 on: October 19, 2017, 09:29:49 AM »
the t tub of slo poks has been owned by my cousin for 40 years.

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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #269 on: October 19, 2017, 10:33:56 AM »
the t tub of slo poks has been owned by my cousin for 40 years.
Cool.
Does it look any thing like it is in the photo ?
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« Reply #270 on: October 19, 2017, 06:03:50 PM »
For those that don't know, this is our newest member, Anderegg Tributes car. He has worked on this thing for YEARS, is related to Ray Anderegg.

You guys should see some of the in-progress pics of the body mods on this car! I have a car with a plan to copy his body mods in my "someday" pile, heres a photoshop someone did for me, based on my vision for where I want to take it. The photo-shop was based on a photo of Anderegg Tributes car with the wheelbase shortened, this is the car I have the Desoto hemi for.

This thing needs building!
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Re: T's Not Buckets
« Reply #271 on: October 19, 2017, 09:46:53 PM »
Well, I guess the above post answers whether or not my car fits in this thread.  Here is a few more of mine and my Uncle Ray's original.