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Event Coverage Road Trip Revival: Part 1

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Ryan
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  2. allstarderrick
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    Great story. No doubt Mark is a good dude. Good luck with the trip and build. Maybe I'll get to check it out at the RJ show.
     
  3. hotrd32
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    You guys and your new cars..........:p;):D
     
  4. NoSurf
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    Mark is a true brother of mine. Gold.

    I hope you and Norm have a great trip home.
     
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  5. Ha ha, I love it!
    Be waiting for the epic road trip thread!
     
  6. McTullis
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    I guess that explains the smile plastered on Norm's face the other night. Congrats!
     
  7. JeffreyJames
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    First and foremost, Mark (generalgow) is the salt of the earth. He sent a care package to my son when he was sick and ever since I have had the deep and love (yeah I said it) respect for him. He truly is an awesome feller and it doesn't surprise me one bit that he went above and beyond to help this transaction go smoothly.

    Road Trip thread!!! Awesome!!! I am working on ironing out some details to vend some Sugar City Stuff at the Revival show. Hopefully my '35 will be there as well!!!! Can't wait to see the Riv. I need to see what all the fuss is about.
     
  8. cactus1
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    See you M f'ers in Baltimore! Whoop, whoop!
     
  9. 1stGrumpy
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    Congrats to the both of you, great score!
     
  10. squirrel
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    looks like fun! Ryan, have you been shopping for a nice satin jacket?
     
  11. JeffreyJames
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    Yes yes yes!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome to hear!
     
  12. outlaw256
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    glad you got your dream going in your direction.gotta say boss, i see why you like the 65 riv. BEAUTIFUL car....oh yea, i saw a satin jacket the other day in a thrift store. what size do you wear...im going back TODAY to look at it fer ya..lol
     
  13. wingnutz
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    That's "Not" HAMB approved...! Hahaha... I couldn't resist a Riv either!
     
  14. blacktopbuddha
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    So, the general is storing them for you? I wonder how hard he's listening to either the winged fella or horned fella sitting on his shoulder? Me, I'm weak. You'd be picking up those cars with bald tires and bits of rubber stuck to the lower quarters.:cool:
     
  15. pwschuh
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    Looking forward to seing it at Pimlico.
     
  16. Bad Bob
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    If I remember correctly....Ryan extended the year to '65 JUST to include a Riviera. I just saw a REAL nice '65 in Orange,for sale about an hour ago.
     
  17. Ryan
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    The HAMB has ALWAYS been 1965 and under. Folks get confused as the classifieds are 64 and under. The reason for the discrepancy? It's easier to moderate the muscle cars and what not out of the general discussion than it is the classified ads.
     
  18. Bad Bob
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    I stand corrected,Chief...obviously the person who told me this was ill-informed,haha. I wasn't here in the early days.
     
  19. paperdog
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    Waiting for updated avatar pic soon ...right?
    Your other cars dint make that happen ?.... Right?
     
  20. general gow
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    You're more than welcome, buddy. But I really hope that I did what almost anyone would do given the opportunity. What's the sense in creating an online community of hot rodders if we aren't gonna act like a real life community given the chance?

    No biggie. Glad to help. And fear not, the rubber is all on the tires and not on the quarters, or pavement...
     
  21. Tman
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    So you bought 4 new tires!?:D
     
  22. zoomma
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    You couldn't have picked a better pair of guys for the job.
    They are the best.
     
  23. general gow
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    shhhhh...
     
  24. plumbid
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    Thats awesome, congrats! Don't go changing your avatar......
     
  25. woodbutcher
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    :D Sounds like this is going to another fun thread.The open road beckons.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
  26. GassersGarage
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    God, I love road trip pictures and VIDEOS. Can't wait.
     
  27. eightbanger
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    Can't wait to see pics! The 65 Riv had the same effect on me. Saw one for the first time in an Esquire magazine in 1999. I was mesmerized from the first time I laid eyes on it. Looking forward to following this post!
     
  28. autobilly
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    Well said... and done.
     
  29. mgbtc
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    Great job, Ryan. But which one are you going to keep?
     
  30. hotrodladycrusr
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    It was my pleasure to be able to assist in making sure you had enough info to make an informed decision. You made a wise choice. Congrats bud. Looking forward to reading about your road trip.:cool:
     

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