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CD's 55 Chevy gasser

1955 Chevy 2 door wagon


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John's 32 roadster Garage
December 17, 2008 at 06:16 PM

Man thats wicked looking,sweet chevy.

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chaos inc. Garage
December 27, 2008 at 10:37 PM

yep thats damn cool

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 03, 2009 at 03:06 AM
Reply to chaos inc. Garage on December 27, 2008 at 10:37 PM

Thanks guys. Working on the wiring. Hope to fire it soon.

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PRO33 Garage
January 03, 2009 at 07:35 PM

Awsome , There will be some fun coming up soon .

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Rock Station Garage
January 09, 2009 at 08:03 PM

I love it!!!! AWSOME RIDE

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 09, 2009 at 11:21 PM
Reply to Rock Station Garage on January 09, 2009 at 08:03 PM

Thanks. Anxious to get it fired!

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DSC Racing Garage
January 11, 2009 at 11:03 PM

Nice 55. love the gassers.

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plain white wrapper Garage
January 20, 2009 at 10:34 PM

that is badd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 21, 2009 at 01:54 AM
Reply to plain white wrapper Garage on January 20, 2009 at 10:34 PM

Thanks. Finished the Painless wiring this weekend. Gettin closer!

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MnHotRods.COM Garage
January 25, 2009 at 11:14 AM

OMG, I love your wagon. As a gasser fan and long time longroof fanatic, this takes the cake for coolest in my book. Can’t wait to see more progress pics.

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 26, 2009 at 10:57 PM
Reply to MnHotRods.COM Garage on January 25, 2009 at 11:14 AM

Thanks! I’ll post more pics soon. Maybe it’ll be out of the garage running!

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JOEWEE'S Garage
January 27, 2009 at 08:47 AM

Man, Great Job on the build!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 28, 2009 at 12:59 AM
Reply to JOEWEE'S Garage on January 27, 2009 at 08:47 AM

Thanks!

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lia's Garage
February 03, 2009 at 05:05 AM

Thats wild lookin wagon, would love to see it run.
Its a sweet ride.

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
February 06, 2009 at 12:54 AM
Reply to lia's Garage on February 03, 2009 at 05:05 AM

Thanks. Gettin anxious here!

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66fairlane Garage
February 15, 2009 at 04:31 PM

You nailed it man…

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
February 16, 2009 at 01:31 AM
Reply to 66fairlane Garage on February 15, 2009 at 04:31 PM

Thank yew, thank yew vury mush

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Beechmont Shaker Garage
February 24, 2009 at 11:35 PM

SWEET!

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v_dub_ya's Garage
February 28, 2009 at 01:48 PM

Wicked! Love the gassers!

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54chevy Garage
March 06, 2009 at 08:06 PM

It’s almost summer and I can almost hear it running! Have you driven it yet?

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
March 07, 2009 at 01:33 AM

Not yet. Am in the middle of finishing the exhaust. Need a driveshaft, bleed the brakes, trans fluid, gas, throw a seat in it, fire it and cruise it down the culdesac. Can’t wait!

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partshoard_72 Garage
March 09, 2009 at 11:14 PM

can you make a you tube video and post a link ,I wanna see it barfing fire from collectors on the Test run

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
March 10, 2009 at 12:50 AM
Reply to partshoard_72 Garage on March 09, 2009 at 11:14 PM

heheheh…I like the way you think! I’ll see what I can do. CD

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fastcompany car club Garage
March 15, 2009 at 03:23 PM

killer style ,can’t go wrong with a big block !!!!
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Jim Aust Garage
March 22, 2009 at 01:48 PM

FANTASTIC ‘55!!! Please come tell us about it on our message board www.traditionalspeedandkustom.com Thanks, Jim Aust- Traditional Speed and Kustom Magazine Lead Fabricator
Check out out on-line mag at www.traditionalspeedandkustom.com

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54chevy Garage
April 10, 2009 at 08:55 PM

I looked for you at Del-Mar, Did you get the weekend off to drive the ‘55?

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
April 11, 2009 at 12:21 AM
Reply to 54chevy Garage on April 10, 2009 at 08:55 PM

Didn’t get to go. Had to work at another trade show up in Pleasanton. I miss the Del Mar show every year since the show up north is on the same weekend. Still not driving it. Just had the driveshaft built and picked it up yesterday (4-9). Will install it this weekend and add some fluids.

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eagers hooked Garage
May 05, 2009 at 06:40 AM

i’m jealous, goooood job

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
May 06, 2009 at 12:08 AM
Reply to eagers hooked Garage on May 05, 2009 at 06:40 AM

Thanks! Glad you like it.

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Nostalgia Warehouse Garage
May 31, 2009 at 08:56 AM

I like your Style!

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John's Gasser Garage
May 31, 2009 at 05:08 PM

Wait A Minute ,,, I Think I Smell,,,,,,,Burning Hydes ????
There’s Nothing Like the Smell of Racing Fuel & Burning Hydes
“To Get My Motor Started” In The Morning !!!! .......John

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54chevy Garage
June 20, 2009 at 09:57 PM

Your wagon is looking good. I saw you at L.A. Roadster show on Sat, but you looked like you were working hard so I didn’t want to bother you. Maybe next time.

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
June 22, 2009 at 09:21 PM
Reply to 54chevy Garage on June 20, 2009 at 09:57 PM

Yeah, we were pretty busy Sat. Vic was there signing posters, hats, etc. Think I’m going to hit Fud’s Tuesday with it. Maybe see you there.

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streetchaser Garage
July 04, 2009 at 04:43 AM

Awesome ride you have there !! So cool!!, I can only imagine the COOL factor, while cruising !!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
July 06, 2009 at 10:33 PM
Reply to streetchaser Garage on July 04, 2009 at 04:43 AM

Thanks! It’s pretty outrageous. You feel like an outlaw drivin it! People either stop and point, give a thumbs up or roll up their windows in disgust. It’s awesome!

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streetchaser Garage
July 07, 2009 at 01:58 AM

I can relate, a Good friend of mine had a 31 Chevy 3 window coupe, with a 301 Chevy will Tunnel ram, crane 298 roller cam & Zoomies, I remember the “LOOKS” from people when we rode around in traffic!! It was Hilarious!!!

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LUCKY DEVIL INC. Garage
July 09, 2009 at 12:42 PM

Dude you gotta get a video of this thing burnin’em off!!!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
July 09, 2009 at 10:38 PM
Reply to LUCKY DEVIL INC. Garage on July 09, 2009 at 12:42 PM

Yep, I’m working on it!

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Kiwi Gasser Garage
July 14, 2009 at 06:54 AM

Awsome looking gasser 55 wagon.

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
July 14, 2009 at 09:50 PM
Reply to Kiwi Gasser Garage on July 14, 2009 at 06:54 AM

Thanks! Glad you like it. I drove it about 70 miles last weekend to an Open House show at the Mooneyes store here in So Cal. Has a blast and got lots of attention

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King Concepts Garage
July 26, 2009 at 09:09 PM

One of the finest examples of a Gasser that I had ever seen. Well Done!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
July 29, 2009 at 01:09 AM
Reply to King Concepts Garage on July 26, 2009 at 09:09 PM

Thanks again! 9 year project.

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BC's Toy Box Garage
August 10, 2009 at 09:18 PM

Hey Chrome Dome, I elize there is a bazillion car pics on here but so far I like yours the best. Your wagon is just plain “WICKED”

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
August 11, 2009 at 01:56 AM
Reply to BC's Toy Box Garage on August 10, 2009 at 09:18 PM

Hey, thanks! I’ve got about 500 miles on it now and am having a ball with it. I’ve still got interior work to get done, but at least I can drive it.

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Dan's electronic Garage
August 15, 2009 at 05:36 PM

Nice, I remember as a kid living on the south side of Chicago near Fanger (sp) high school seeing lots of high boy tri-fives parked around the school…..Love the look.

Dan

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
August 16, 2009 at 02:27 AM
Reply to Dan's electronic Garage on August 15, 2009 at 05:36 PM

Thanks! I saw a couple at the drag strip where I grew up, but they were mostly deceased by ‘74-’76 when I was in high school. We had used muscle cars as far as the eye could see.

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Ronnie's Specialty Paint Garage
September 21, 2009 at 02:24 AM

Any of your cars would fit right in at My house, and they dont sell taste at the grocery. You sure do have a eye for stance and style!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
September 23, 2009 at 01:30 AM
Reply to Ronnie's Specialty Paint Garage on September 21, 2009 at 02:24 AM

Thanks! It’s either a gift or a curse. Haven’t quite figured it out yet.

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Artistic Silver Plating's Garage
September 23, 2009 at 10:00 PM

Hey Randy…when will it be ready for me to shoot (pics)?

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
September 23, 2009 at 11:28 PM
Reply to Artistic Silver Plating's Garage on September 23, 2009 at 10:00 PM

Interior is still not done, but otherwise you could click away all you like! I’ll be at the Cruisin for a Cure show at OC Fairgrounds this weekend working and will have the car there. Come by the big red trailer.

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Steves Hotrod Shop Garage
September 27, 2009 at 10:16 PM

thats real cool

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
September 28, 2009 at 11:03 AM
Reply to Steves Hotrod Shop Garage on September 27, 2009 at 10:16 PM

Thanks, glad you like it! It’s a ball to drive too!

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The Nomad Garage
December 26, 2009 at 11:48 PM

That’s one BAD A$$ Chevy

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
December 27, 2009 at 08:51 PM
Reply to The Nomad Garage on December 26, 2009 at 11:48 PM

Thanks. Nice job on yours as well. Maybe I’ll see you around at a show. I’m in Mission Viejo not too far away. Uhh…HUNGZ? What the..?

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Kiwi Gasser Garage
January 04, 2010 at 02:59 AM

CD hows the chevy going?Looks like you’re having fun.Sure got it looking good.

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The Launch Pad Garage
January 24, 2010 at 09:43 PM

Man that is just the coolest 55 gasser around! Great job!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 24, 2010 at 09:58 PM
Reply to Kiwi Gasser Garage on January 04, 2010 at 02:59 AM

Going good. Been driving it around a lot. Been to a few cruise nights, etc. Total kick in the but!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
January 24, 2010 at 09:59 PM
Reply to The Launch Pad Garage on January 24, 2010 at 09:43 PM

Thanks! Having a blast cruisin around in it!

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The Launch Pad Garage
January 24, 2010 at 10:10 PM
Reply to Chrome Dome's Speed Garage on January 24, 2010 at 09:59 PM

Can’t say I blame you! With all that hard work time and money I wouldn’t stop CRUISING it around! Hell I would be sleepin in it!!!

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The Launch Pad Garage
January 24, 2010 at 10:10 PM
Reply to Chrome Dome's Speed Garage on January 24, 2010 at 09:59 PM

Can’t say I blame you! With all that hard work time and money I wouldn’t stop CRUISING it around! Hell I would be sleepin in it!!!

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John's Gasser Garage
June 14, 2010 at 08:44 PM

Hey CD:
Just Saw Your 55 Gasser In Th Aug. Issue Of “HOT ROD Magazine”... {{ RETRONESS }} Randy Manning’s 55 Gasser Wagon Article!!!
Great Job Getting Into..Hot Rod, Keep Up Da Goood Work !!
....John

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
June 15, 2010 at 11:41 AM
Reply to John's Gasser Garage on June 14, 2010 at 08:44 PM

Thanks! Had a great time during the shoot. That shot of the car moving was taken by Wes from the back of an Astro van. He was laying on his belly with the back doors hanging open. We were only going about 15 mph. Thanks again for the kudos! CD

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RaysnCayne's Garage
June 16, 2010 at 01:05 PM

Yeah, just saw your ride in my HR too. Love the blue-tinted windows. Great-lookin’ gasser!

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Backmarker Racing Garage
June 18, 2010 at 07:32 AM

Just picked up Hot Rod at the grocery store last night and says to myself, I’ve seen that one before. Bitchin’ that it got a feature!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
June 18, 2010 at 08:32 PM
Reply to RaysnCayne's Garage on June 16, 2010 at 01:05 PM

Thanks! It’s a real kick in the ass to drive. The photo shoot was fun!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
June 18, 2010 at 08:33 PM
Reply to Backmarker Racing Garage on June 18, 2010 at 07:32 AM

Thanks, yeah, it’s been amazing how many people are calling me and sending me notes! Thanks again for the kudos!

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Kiwi Gasser Garage
July 18, 2010 at 06:49 AM

Randy,congrats on the feature,just got a copy yesterday down here in NZ.Your 55 looks great and its a great inspiration for me.Good on ya.

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
July 19, 2010 at 11:38 PM
Reply to Kiwi Gasser Garage on July 18, 2010 at 06:49 AM

Thanks mate! Having a ball driving it around. I think that was the farthest I’d driven it at one time before that day of the photo shoot. Almost 100 miles round trip. It gets so much attention on the freeways here. It’s a GAS! heheh Thanks again for the kudos!

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SMITTY'S Garage
August 02, 2010 at 10:35 AM

What an awesome Gasser SWEEEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
August 02, 2010 at 02:18 PM

Thanks! Drove it about 120 miles this weekend. No trophy at the show I went to yesterday, but still had a good time. CD

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RAVENSPEED Garage
August 13, 2010 at 07:20 PM

UNBELIEVABLE Ride!!!! AWESOME- 5 star classic!!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
August 18, 2010 at 12:06 AM
Reply to RAVENSPEED Garage on August 13, 2010 at 07:20 PM

Thanks! You’ve got some cool stuff too!

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SSRATRODS Garage
September 03, 2010 at 07:59 AM

You wagon looks great, and the pics will help me alot.

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Blacktop Magazine Garage
July 19, 2011 at 02:56 AM

Congrats on the trophy last Friday night! You’ve got a sweet ride.

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Oscar's Garage Garage
November 16, 2011 at 08:16 PM

I love the edelbrock sound deflection technology muffler. This muffler indeed has a 12+HP gain over other brands.

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A Van Ert Garage
February 06, 2013 at 08:30 AM

Very Nice 55

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