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Posted February 04, 2013 - 09:56 AM

Just like cars, I think built rods are pretty cool. Please don't take a prefectly good resto and hack it up, but something with no motor, maybe missing pieces, go for it. I would like to build a lowered one, maybe change pulleys so it would have a little speed....i don;'t have time to fix the ones I need to work let alone a project.

Look at Don Campbell's scale builds, his rod tractor is cool.

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Posted February 04, 2013 - 10:23 AM

...i don;'t have time to fix the ones I need to work let alone a project.


^ this sums it up.

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Posted February 04, 2013 - 05:43 PM

I have saw a few tractors done this way. What do you all think of them? Kinda kickin around the idea of making one.

Well wether we agree or disagree you gave us something to talk about.!!   Rick

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Posted February 05, 2013 - 03:33 PM

I like them if they r done right, all chrome and have a classic look

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Posted February 05, 2013 - 03:44 PM

ive always wanted to build one for shows but the ones i have now have to pull there own weight around here or there up for sale. so maybe when i have a bigger garage and time ill build one until then ill keep looking at the ones everyone else builds

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