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TrickFlowRick 02-25-2007 05:04 PM

Pics. of my Galaxie XL
 
...finally got the 605" built and mocked up before it comes out again for paint...still lots to do. :?

More pics: http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s64/TrickFlowRick/

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cletus66 02-25-2007 05:13 PM

Smokin''''
 
SMOKIN RIDE !!!! I already told you about how I had one JUST like that in high school. Well, not JUST like that. :lol: :lol: I don't think my 390 woulda hung with monster. :lol:

TrickFlowRick 02-25-2007 05:29 PM

Jeff,

I remember you talking about your old '69. You should post some pics. of your '66 4-speed car, love to see it regardless of it's transitional state.

Rick S.

cletus66 02-25-2007 07:19 PM

PM
 
Rick, pm me with your email address, and I'll try to send you some from when it was running. It wasn't pretty then either. :lol:

Phil 02-25-2007 07:27 PM

man that's just sick. What hood? Any?

460stang79 02-25-2007 08:03 PM

cool ride you have there,,reminds me of my first car,1970 galaxie 500.. 351w4v. only thing i have left of it is the motor,and it has out lasted 3 other cars so far..LOL

airtroop01 02-25-2007 09:33 PM

Wow... awesome to see that in a Galaxie!

TrickFlowRick 02-25-2007 10:43 PM

Phil,

I had a one-off stock fiberglass hood made that took 68 lbs. off the nose (including the hinges). I will be running a 7" aero scoop. I was trying to retain the 'Ford look' and use the taller boss9 scoop but still not enough room for the front carb.

Rick S.

TrickFlowRick 02-26-2007 11:45 AM

Thanks for the kind words :D It will be a slow progression...baby number 2 due end of Apr.:shock: :D :shock:

Rick S.

67stang1 02-26-2007 11:58 AM

Nice job, that is going to awesome when you're done!!!

TopSportsman916 02-26-2007 06:55 PM

Rick, that is going to be awesome when you finish it. Man it would be the sleeper from hell if you could get those carbs under a flat or cowl hood. I think you are going to hurt some peoples feelings when you get that beast together!!! :D

TrickFlowRick 02-26-2007 10:34 PM

Chris,

I hope to be in the 9's N/A. The hood on your 'stang is very trick and I see where you are coming from. I had a one-off stock hood made into fiberglass for $524, couldn't pass it up. The front Dom. is 5-1/2" above the hood and I can't find a cowl scoop that will work unless I mock it up $$$. It looks like I am going to use a 7" aero scoop and call it good...although I always have the mold to make another $300 hood :shock: :lol:

Rick S.

Frank Merkl 02-26-2007 11:08 PM

Lokks killer Rick!!
still looking for a ride for your trans to get it to you
Frank

TrickFlowRick 02-27-2007 12:28 AM

Frank,

Thanks for the kind words. It'll get it here, let me know if the first week in Mar. or Apr. still works...keep me posted and no more 'dynoing' the C-6 :lol:

How much of that 'canadian sausage' is left over? Maybe you could stuff some in the oil pan. :lol:

Talk real soon, Rick S.

hotrodbird 02-27-2007 04:47 PM

Rick,
 
Who made your glass hood? I'd like to have one made for my T-Bird before I have it painted. Lovin' the two dommy's on the tunnel ram....
Nice job!


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