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Calling all Canadians

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by canadianzed, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. Boyd Who
    Joined: Nov 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,196

    Boyd Who

    Freezing in Neepawa Manitoba, just moved here from Calgary. No car at the moment, but I have a '27 Essex pickup "survivor" waiting for me to pick it up. Just have to get the cash from selling the house in Calgary.
  2. zombiehut
    Joined: Jan 11, 2006
    Posts: 184

    from calgary

    Another one from Calgary here.
    Scratchit , unless you got heated long underwear for sale I aint leaving the house.
  3. canadianzed
    Joined: Jan 23, 2008
    Posts: 200


    another 12 or 14 weeks some of us can dust off the rides for a early start, in the mean time I let my mind wander.
  4. rollie
    Joined: Feb 7, 2005
    Posts: 552


    guelph...pronounced GOOWELFF far enough away from Toronto....I think a car called the Galt was built around here back in the wood wheel era .
  5. Tudor1957
    Joined: Jan 27, 2008
    Posts: 3


    I'm from penticton and recognise a few of you guys on here. Its cold but at least the sun is out. All of our snow will be melted by Friday
  6. 26K North of Prince George BC...Salmon a 47 dodge pickup
  7. ynottayblock
    Joined: Dec 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,954


    from Toronto (just southeast of Palookaville ;) but grew up in the hammer (hamilton) hey Flatman you wouldnt be the guy with the purple metalflake c-cab?
  8. St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu , Quebec, about 20 from Montreal
    67 shelby gt-350
  9. Flat_Broke
    Joined: Nov 20, 2007
    Posts: 242


    Originally from Sydney, Australia but now living in Vancouver, BC. Proud owner of a 54 Customline with the original 'Made In Canada' flathead.
  10. 36couper
    Joined: Nov 20, 2002
    Posts: 2,014

    from ontario

    Burlington ON............home of, well, me.
  11. GizmoJoe
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
    Posts: 1,297


    +9 degrees C and not enough snow in the fields to plow here in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The banana belt of the east coast. YES PEOPLE!!! There IS more "east" past Montreal. ;)
    How's things on the rock Leon? You folks have had your share of winter and mine too. I've been SO lucky. All these storms have passed up through the Bay of Fundy and missed my corner of the world. Only had one snow day (I teach at the local community college). And that was over by 10am.
    Rusty cars? Yup. We do know rust on this edge of the continent.
    Workin on a 30 A pickup. Well... the box, cowl, drivers door and fender and building the rest from scratch. Not much to choose from around here. Gotta laugh at these guys who don't paint their rides. Could only do that for 2 years around here and you wouldn't have to worry about that metal again. ;)
    As I recall there was a car produced here in NS WAY back when. I'll have to dig around to find out what it was.
  12. dragass
    Joined: Feb 16, 2006
    Posts: 307


    I'm from Sudbury, Ontario home of uuuhhh!!! Anyhow I have a Canadian made 55 Ford.
  13. hi;
    down here south of London,Ontario...
    All you Ontario guys, see ya at the drags
  14. Boyd who;
    Neepawa?... went out there and picked up an Austin P/u once...
    does that guy still have all that old Iron?
  15. Boyd Who
    Joined: Nov 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,196

    Boyd Who

    From what I understand he still deals in vintage tin. He's moved out to the Plumas area, though. I want to take a trip out there once it warms up a bit.
  16. Is this a Canadian built truck ? I remember reading up on it years ago but can't recall the manufacter/ coachbulider.

    Labatt's Stream's on a
    "WHITE" platform..Restored near London many years two brothers who owned a truck repair shop.The trailer was found in gravel pit in Mount Elgin,I think. Saw this many times..beautiful wood work inside the trailer..
  17. GizmoJoe
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
    Posts: 1,297


    I'm a little slow but I get around to it eventually...
    The NS car I was thinking of was the McKay.
    A quick history is at:
  18. There used to be a guy named "Geordie"? in the Old Car Trader from Neepawa who had a ton of vintage tin for sale.Ask around and you may find him and the mother lode.....
  19. Flatman
    Joined: Dec 20, 2005
    Posts: 1,975


    No, but I painted that c cab:D.

    Rick, I was wondering if you were on here...:cool:

    Flatman (Scott)
  20. 1320Paul
    Joined: Apr 28, 2007
    Posts: 288


    Another Winterpegger here, it's a balmy -43C at the moment, mmmmmm frostbite. :D
  21. boyd who;
    i got a note from him recently, when I was looking for a T coupe..
    man,he had a pile of parts cars and tons of pieces..
  22. hi scott...LOL..small world buddy....

    BTW, thats is the guys name from Neepawa.. last name is Vincent..
  23. WelderSeries
    Joined: Sep 20, 2007
    Posts: 762

    Alliance Vendor

    I think it's "the older I get the faster I was"

    Breslau... the next Palookaville.
  24. welder Series;
    How ya doing...? hey ,you should get invloved in a sponsor..
    drop me a line (1939fiat)
    BTW,GARY is home now...
  25. tinmann
    Joined: Nov 11, 2005
    Posts: 1,589


    I knew Geordie well enough (when I lived in Manitoba) to be able to say to anyone interested in buying from him...... be careful. He's not exactly the model citizen when it comes to accurate descriptions nor honest dealings.
  26. Jethro
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 1,465


    Kamloops....Where the men are men and the sheep are scared!
  27. chad
    Joined: Jun 22, 2004
    Posts: 946


    Guelph Ontario,
  28. PsychoBandito
    Joined: Oct 9, 2006
    Posts: 216

    from Montreal

    Montreal/St Jean

    Slim, you got pics of your ride? you know any other rodders in the south?
  29. eaglebeak
    Joined: Sep 17, 2007
    Posts: 1,107


    From Hamilton.
    And it's a good place to be from.
    What a dump.
    Last of the Studebakers were built there.

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