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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by J.Ukrop, Feb 17, 2017 at 8:58 AM.

  1. J.Ukrop
    Joined: Nov 10, 2008
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  2. Rocky
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 12,892

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    From the time I found a Lloyd while rabbit hunting in the sage brush near Bend, Oregon in the mid 60s, I wanted one or so I thought. I happened to find one on the HAMB classifieds in Michigan one day. I had been planning a Lloyd build since the 60s and it was only 500 bux so I bought it and paid Ben D another 500 to deliver it. I parked it behind my privacy fence under a huge pin-oak tree for 10 years...never did a thing to it and it rusted badly, parked over moist ground.
    I finally placed an ad on Craigs list and had to talk a blue streak to get $250 for it! This is it on the new owner's trailer....
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  3. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
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    I've collected antique radios for the last 35 years or so and I've owned many Crosley radios from the Art Deco era and have many of the "dashboard" style in my collection. I've owned many of their appliances,including a refrigerator,but sadly,never any of their cars.Someday......
     

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