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Attn, guys in kc, mo area lost 1932 body off trailor!!! Help finding it!!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by hotrodglass, Jul 27, 2008.

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  1. hotrodglass
    Joined: Nov 3, 2005
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    hotrodglass
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    from Fulton, MO

    HEY GUYS I NEED YOUR HELP I SENT A GUY TO RAYMORE, MO TO PICKUP A 1932 FORD ROADSTER BODY, (FIBERGLASS) BLACK GELCOAT AND HAS FLOOR BUT NO TRUNK OR DOORS. HE LEFT RAYMORE , MO ABOUT 10 SATURDAY 7/26/08 AND LOST THE BODY SOMEWHERE FROM RAYMORE, AND I-70 OFF A CAR TRAILOR!! HE WAS HEADED BACK TO COLUMBIA, MO. HE BACK TRACKED TO TRY TO FIND IT, BUT SOMEONE HAD PICKED IT UP. BASICALLY I PAYED FOR THE BODY AND SENT A FRIEND TO GET IT AND NOW I AM OUT THE MONEY AND HAVE DOORS, AND TRUNK, ONLY!!! IF ANYONE CAN HELP OR HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS 32 FORD BODY, PLEASE CALL ME KEVIN DAVID 573-220-5805 I WILL GIVE A $100 REWARD FOR RETURN OF THE BODY. I KNOW THAT IS NOT MUCH BUT IM OUT ALOT AS IT IS.
    INFO CALL KEVIN 573-220-5805 THANKS FOR ANY INFO.

    here is a picture of it but it will not have doors or trunk!
     

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  2. hot-rod roadster
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    What ??? I feel for your loss, but how could he lose a whole body and not know it ? Good luck with the recovery, I hope whoever found it steps up. Gary
     
  3. JimA
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    Hope it didn't hit anyone- have you checked with the cops- there may be a report.
     
  4. BinderRod
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    Kevin, how could anyone lose a body unless there were strip clubs and beer involved? Good luck on your retrieval quest. If I hear anything down my way Iwill call you or Gene. Keith
     
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  5. chaddilac
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    Your buddy just lost his "Friend" privileges!
     
  6. uglymailman
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    from missouri

    Yep, check w/ cops-state patrol.Might call the scrap yards too. Uglymailman
     
  7. Midnight 50
    Joined: Jul 27, 2008
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    Why are you out money? Your "buddy" lost it, your "buddy" can pay it forward or end up in court. This wasn't an innocent OOPS.
     
  8. eaglebeak
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    Scrapyards??
    How much a pound do you get for fibreglas?
     
  9. Steves32
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    If I was the guy who says he's your buddy, I'd do the right thing & buy another. It's just the right thing to do.
     
  10. oilslinger53
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    hmmm.... how good a friend is this? youd think he would notice it falling off the trailer. unless hes a REALLY good friend, id be very suspicious. no rear window on the truck? thats a large item to "fall off the truck"
     
  11. punkabilly1306
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    from ohio

    yeah what the fuck, sounds fishy to me
     
  12. I hate to admit this in public, but I had a '32 roadster fall off a trailer on I-81 on the way to Carlisle. Difference is I heard it hit the ground, pulled over, ran back to find it had slid off onto the shoulder. It was a fiberglass race shell with no floor, so I did my best Fred Flintstone impression and walked it back to the trailer.
    Now your all know how stupid AND lucky I am....
     
  13. sodbuster
    Joined: Oct 15, 2001
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    I will keep my eye/ears out for it......and I will pass it around at work thru some of the the "Car guys".

    Chris

    Oh yea, what road was he on in Raymore to I-70? That sorta' is the hood to I-70.
     
  14. Steves32
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    from So Cal

    So where's the pic? Would make a great avitar.:D
     
  15. Ebbsspeed
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    I'll watch the ads and stuff for sale around here.

    I won't add to the comments regarding "how could he not know it fell off the trailer", enough has been said........
     
  16. kustombypook
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    Oh hell yeah. Sounds very fishy to me too. I drive a truck, and I notice when a paper cup or trash flies out of the bed of my truck. I think Ray Charles would notice a car body flying off a trailer.

    I would really check out this so-called "buddy" of yours.
     
  17. hotrodglass
    Joined: Nov 3, 2005
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    from Fulton, MO

    THANKS FOR ALL THE POST AND YEA IT WAS A FRIND OF A FRIND AND YEA THAT IS WHAT I SAID WHAT THE F...!!!! HE SAID HE IS GOING TO CHECK WITH HIS INSURANCE TOMORROW. I HAVE HAULED HUNDREDS OF FIBERGLASS BODIES AND ONLY LOST ONE!! BUT I DID HEAR AND SEE IT. WE DID CHECK WITH THE COPS AND NO KNOWN ACCIDENTS!! THANK GOD!! AND YES I HAD PAID FOR THE BODY AND NOT SURE WHAT WILL HAPPEN!! BUT PLEASE IF YOU ARE FROM KC AREA KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN!! IM SURE IT WILL TURN UP ON EBAY OR CRIGSLIST OR SOMETHING BUT IT IS USELESS WITH OUT THE DOORS AND TRUNK LID, I DID GET THEM!! THANKS, GUYS!!! CONTACT INFO IS 573-220-5805 OR hotrodglassusa@yahoo.com
     
  18. Mopar34
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    Sorry to hear of your loss, but I would think that something that big coming off a trailer would be seen and heard, unless your friend had the windows up and the stereo blasting and not looking in the mirrors.

    I mean shit, I lost a fiberglass clam shell off of a van on I95 in South Carolina last year and I knew it as soon as it was gone. I could see it bounce in the rear views. Luckily it didn't hit anyone as the road was reall busy with 85 mph traffic. Mine hit the road bounced and slid off of the side onto the grass with little damage.

    A thing the size of your 32, wouldn't have been something picked up by many people as a good size pickup or empty trailer would have been required. Unfortunately, odds are against you ever seeing it again, but I wish you luck in your search.
     
  19. 53sled
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    I was up and down i-70 in KC several times this weekend, most recently saturday night around 10 but never saw it. I'll keep an eye on craigslist.
     
  20. Kustom7777
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    if it had truly fallen off the trailer, don't you think SOMEONE would have seen something???
    70 is a major highway, if i'm not mistaken,,
    i agree,,there's something fishy going on here....

    what are the chances someone would just "happen" to be driving by with an empty trailer, and just pick it up?...

    and how would they manage to do so without anyone seeing them?
    did you get to examine the hold down straps he supposedly used to secure it?..or did he lose ALL of those too?

    its not like it could have rolled off,,,it was just a body...

    either this guy's a complete idiot,,,or he stole it himself,,,,,
     
  21. flynbrian48
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    Anything I've seen along the freeway that fell, blew, or otherwise came off from or out of a truck or car wasn't worth picking up. IF (and it's a big IF) your "buddy" really didn't notice it was flying thru the air, there isn't enough left of it to bother with....
     
  22. Abomination
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  23. Coolest think I've found on the side of the road was a bent up old hubcap. Some guy found a 32 roadster!!

    Not trying to make fun of the situation, I hope you get your body back, or a new one.
     
  24. KCsledz
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    I will keep my ears open.

    cody
     
  25. Maybe check the garage of the driver pulling the trailer. It could have fell off in his garage.
     
  26. gallagher
    Joined: Jun 25, 2006
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    from califorina

    your friend must be blind and deaf like our parts drivers they have lost fenders bumpers and hoods in one shot got most of them back cause it had our work address on it . hopefully it dident hit no one and some one sees your reward and you get it back
     
  27. wetatt4u
    Joined: Nov 4, 2006
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    Your Buddy must have been ASLEEP not to noticed something like that happening,
    I wouldn't care how many times he checked with the insurance company ,the money would come out of his pocket!
     
  28. "A real friend helps you bury a body", but i don't think this is the same idea!;) Good Luck .
     
  29. Kevin Lee
    Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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    Don't drive I-70 much but I do get out and about so I will definitely keep an eye out around town.

    Best of luck... what a screwy story.
     
  30. Hackerbilt
    Joined: Aug 13, 2001
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    The guy just wasn't on the ball with carrying big loads and didn't check it every so often for tightness or keep an eye to the mirrors. The body without doors or lid isn't much use to anyone.
    If he was pulling a fast one he could have easily said the doors and lid were inside the body when it slipped off. THEN he'd have something to sell!
     
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