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'64 resurrected, opinions wanted
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Author:  mongrot [ January 12, 2018, 2:28 am ]
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The plan is to make a pro-street 90's era hot rod (probably just look outdated to most guys) but I happen to like the style. Straight six is temporary until i get a V8 built. Any ideas or opinions for making it look more 90's? I was about 4 or 5 when the pro-street thing was popular, street rods and posters were everywhere with gray tweed interiors and the pastel stripe on the side but the look seems to have died out completely now. Any suggestions or opinions for the build?

Image links (open bottom to top to view in order):


https://imgur.com/BKPd063
https://imgur.com/AuSC1t4
https://imgur.com/5mR4Eq4
https://imgur.com/YC5hSqd
https://imgur.com/gzdLrYt
https://imgur.com/lFVGyFJ
https://imgur.com/wVP1ENK
https://imgur.com/8YmArfG
https://imgur.com/TEOWObV
https://imgur.com/btRnX9K
https://imgur.com/iyIYLdp
https://imgur.com/kGL1Pj3
https://imgur.com/4OPLhao

Author:  slick4x4 [ January 12, 2018, 8:59 am ]
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Period style wheels ,would be pretty important for the right look

Author:  Day 2 [ January 12, 2018, 9:03 am ]
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Image

Do a google search. Plenty of stuff for you to see :)

D2M

Author:  oldsmiley [ January 12, 2018, 9:39 am ]
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I can't help you on pics like you want, but I enjoyed looking at your truck. I have that same truck in a 1964 S/B and of course it's been cut and spliced everywhere. Mines a daily driver going on 34 years now. Needs paint again, but if I repaint again it will be the same factory Blue in a base coat with Satin clear covering it all up. I'm getting too old to be waxing anything.

That's going to make a nice truck, I'll keep watching.

Wish I knew how to post pics....... :(

Author:  jamesdfo [ January 12, 2018, 11:17 am ]
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Mongrot: Welcome from Alberta!

if you're hosting pics on imgur, you should be able to paste the url into your posts?

James

Author:  chris401 [ January 12, 2018, 4:41 pm ]
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Rear roll pans instead of rear bumpers. Fiberglass front clip with the big rounded off blower hood scoop. Wheels like the red truck. About the wildest look I did was the steel saw blade rims and sun roof.

Author:  mercuryv8 [ January 15, 2018, 9:26 pm ]
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Oh man! Look what came up on Instagram.

Nic

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Author:  mongrot [ January 17, 2018, 10:22 pm ]
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chris401 wrote:
Rear roll pans instead of rear bumpers. Fiberglass front clip with the big rounded off blower hood scoop. Wheels like the red truck. About the wildest look I did was the steel saw blade rims and sun roof.



Roll pan is on my list. Is there a specific name for those wheels like on the red truck? Also what's your take on hood pins...too vintage or suitable?

Author:  The Big M [ January 19, 2018, 10:11 am ]
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Welcome!

Solid colours (mostly bright reds and yellows) were more popular in the late 90's and early 2000's as I recall, with the Easter egg pastel look being earlier. I probably still have some old street rod mags from the time. I will say from my recollection the vast majority of magazine trucks were Chevy, and the Fords that were featured were typically the fat-fender trucks more often than not. I'd say this truck that Day 2 posted sums up the pro-street or 90's street rod look at it's pinnacle, before people started to rail against the high-dollar builds and the style fell out of fashion.

Day 2 wrote:
Image


Minimal chrome, if any
Shaved door handles
Low stance with wide tires but likely not anything larger than a 16" wheel
Mustang II suspensions were under everything, so hub-to-hub distances were narrow and wheels with deep backspacing still tucked in the fenders
Body-coloured bumpers or roll pan on the front, and for some reason people liked to paint the core support body colour as well
Grey tweed interiors with billet gauge panels and white-face gauges, billet accessories throughout (window cranks, door pulls, knobs, etc.)
Polished aluminum, braided hoses, and anodized fittings under the hood
Hood pins were mainly on musclecars from what I remember, although they would be appropriate on a fiberglass hood or tilt front end

The wheels pictured would be a Centerline style, but just about any billet wheel was popular.

Author:  jamesdfo [ January 19, 2018, 1:20 pm ]
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The front wheels on that UNI are Weld Draglites

https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/ ... /overview/

Author:  The Big M [ January 19, 2018, 2:04 pm ]
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Thanks for the clarification, James.

Here's another fine example of a pro street uni:

viewtopic.php?f=32&t=30824

Author:  jamesdfo [ January 19, 2018, 5:42 pm ]
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The wheels on Cooters tubbed Uni appear to be Weld Prostars

https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/ ... el/prostar

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