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name for this car - what would suit best?

Frankencarlton
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Crocus Carlton
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Project Tube
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Uber Carlton
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Street Sleeper

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project 'tube'
« on: December 07, 2006, 08:17:21 PM »
hopefully some pics of my intended tube chassis and one of my short block!
here goes:




hopefully i have done it right!
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2006, 08:24:11 PM »
I have just fallen in love with your power plant, do love eights and the sound is awsome.  XXXXXXXXXX
im deaf so cant hear the noises

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2006, 08:31:36 PM »
Keep us posted on that my man!

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2006, 08:44:29 PM »
Hope thats only a model, engine bigger than car lol

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2006, 11:02:56 PM »
I have just fallen in love with your power plant, do love eights and the sound is awsome.  XXXXXXXXXX
you mean you can hear it  :o ;)
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2008, 09:13:11 PM »
Long time no see, well I thought I would post a few update pictures



the last one is where it has ground to a halt as I am waiting on a tube notcher from the states to enable me to really make some progress
A good friend of mine managed to get hold of a plasma cutter - highly recommended if you want to remove the floor from a unibody car ha ha
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2008, 08:02:23 PM »
more...

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2008, 08:25:17 PM »
hehe looks like a bonkers project! Keep it coming :)
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2008, 06:45:44 PM »
found one of these
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2008, 08:54:57 PM »
Wow, nice project. Have you got an engine and drivetrain in mind yet? I've got a 509ci Big Block and 4-speed Lenco for sale at the moment ;)

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #10 on: October 23, 2008, 01:45:25 PM »
do not tempt me!!!!!! Ha ha
I have got a small block waiting to go in and will be using a TH400 when i have some more cash!!
You could post a nice juicy pic on tho that would be fantakka!
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2008, 11:17:58 PM »
Sure you can't be tempted? lol........







The transmission when fitted.....


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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2008, 07:00:18 PM »
Proppa!!!!!

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2008, 09:17:54 PM »
*cloud 9*   ;D

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2008, 11:31:31 PM »
mmmmmmm
is that rat fink by any chance?!
have laid the chassis out for a small block so.....will have a look into getting a World or dart 427 once this thing is up and running
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #15 on: November 20, 2008, 08:12:19 PM »
Yep, she's Rat Fink alright. :D

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2009, 11:23:12 PM »
update....

have done some of the tail will get pics....
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« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2009, 10:55:46 PM »
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2009, 12:31:38 AM »


space is at a premium at the back now! I need a double garage!
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #19 on: July 12, 2009, 10:24:51 AM »
This is the mutts!!!! Keep it coming can't wait to see the finished article.
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #20 on: July 12, 2009, 01:14:28 PM »
Having spent a few years making and fitting BTCC and WRC cages for a living, I have to say - GOOD WORK, FELLA! ;)

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2009, 01:15:54 PM »
Lookin' good. Thats 3 drag racers on here lol.

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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2009, 09:42:01 PM »
thanks for all the compliments!
I am hoping to get the chassis finished this year......
wish me luck!
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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2009, 08:21:44 PM »
some more


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Re: project 'tube'
« Reply #24 on: November 10, 2009, 02:24:03 PM »
Finally got it done as far as I could go, conned four of my mates into giving me a hand getting it out of the garage!




and here it is in its sleeping bag waiting for me to get the truck to take it for finish welding
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