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    old iron..... I think I may have to own

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    Totally! is it still stovebolt powered or has someone dropped the ubiquitious 350/350 combo in it already.

    if it were me I would put the stock chrome bumper back on it, paint it burgundy, put a set of truck steelies on with some goodyear blue streaks, install a set of in car cutouts, and go terrorize the locals. I have always loved the 51-53 chevy design, can't really explain it, they just look cool, with the advent of aluminum block chevy v-8s it is possible to have a really light, classic, reliable daily driver.

    here's the real question though: are you gonna install a second tank to hold all that mountain dew?

    (for the kiddies out there: before it was a nuclear piss yellow energy kick in a can, mountain dew was just one of the 100s of slang words for shine. you may now return to your playboxes or x-stations or whatever the hell else you kids do today).

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    Totally! is it still stovebolt powered or has someone dropped the ubiquitious 350/350 combo in it already.

    if it were me I would put the stock chrome bumper back on it, paint it burgundy, put a set of truck steelies on with some goodyear blue streaks, install a set of in car cutouts, and go terrorize the locals. I have always loved the 51-53 chevy design, can't really explain it, they just look cool, with the advent of aluminum block chevy v-8s it is possible to have a really light, classic, reliable daily driver.

    here's the real question though: are you gonna install a second tank to hold all that mountain dew?

    (for the kiddies out there: before it was a nuclear piss yellow energy kick in a can, mountain dew was just one of the 100s of slang words for shine. you may now return to your playboxes or x-stations or whatever the hell else you kids do today).

    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
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    I don't blame you. Helluva grille on that beast. I wish I could tell you what it is.
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    I don't blame you. Helluva grille on that beast. I wish I could tell you what it is.
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    Totally. And that paint is killer, as is, don't change a thing.

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    Totally. And that paint is killer, as is, don't change a thing.

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    Looks like a 52-53 bel aire with a corvette grille and other standard 1950s custom touches
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    Looks like a 52-53 bel aire with a corvette grille and other standard 1950s custom touches
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    Subframed perfectly with all the good stuff.

    Jam on the brakes at 125 and it stops very straight with no hands.

    Bumpers are stock but smoothed and flipped.

    Already set up to haul several many gallons.
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