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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by WortRod, Jun 16, 2013.

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  1. bill s preston esq
    Joined: Feb 1, 2011
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    bill s preston esq
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    Love these kinds of threads. Hope it turns out to be what the guys says it is.
     
  2. Bryan G
    Joined: Mar 15, 2011
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    Bryan G
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    from Delmarva

    You will get a good story out of it, and that's worth something. And, yeah, I do know a guy who bought the house and got the car thrown in (cleanest 68 Fury 4dr you ever saw!)
     
  3. hellerlj
    Joined: Oct 12, 2005
    Posts: 1,033

    hellerlj
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    from Minnesota

    I chased down a NOS Horn the the guy swore was a Model A....HE KNEW IT
    WAS !!!! When I got there, and opened the original Ford Box.....he was wrong,
    it was not Model A...just a damned old 32.....still hammered me on the price, so
    had to give him the $25.00 he was asking....OF COURSE, THIS WAS 1974, in the
    Outback of Australia....but it sure is a good memory...
     
  4. Atwater Mike
    Joined: May 31, 2002
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    1959:
    My pal Ted and I went to a friend's house that had been accepted to M.I.T.
    His Mom was upset about the "Model A Ford" that he left in the garage, freshly painted but ALL apart.

    We asked his Mom what the story was, she said her son just said "Sell it for whatever you think, Mom..."

    She told us she'd open the garage, so we could see it..."but it's all in a big mess..."

    Lo and behold...Fresh paint by one of the best in San Jose (Flyer's) Fenders hanging from rafters, body on blocks, frame...standing against the wall...engine/trans on a heavy wagon.
    "Ted..." Ted's looking at all the beautiful maroon pieces...and the black Olds rear end, and the Moon Yellow Olds engine, with Hydro...
    "TED!" He turns around, I stammer: "This Model A's a '32 five window..."

    The guy's Mom said, "Two-seventy-five. I won't go any lower, I know he spent more than that on the paint job."

    Ted and I were back at her house with the cash and his Dad's 1-ton inside of an hour.
    We were true to our word: We got it out of there that day! (3 trips to Grandma's house, where it sat 'til Ted sold it to me!)
     
  5. 327Eric
    Joined: May 9, 2008
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    327Eric
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    from Diablo Ca.

    The chase is half the fun.
     
  6. The last "32 coupe" I was told about was for $1500 was 5 years ago. Tuens out it was "only" a 31 Model A coupe titled as a 32, but was still way worth the money.
     
  7. inliner2318
    Joined: May 9, 2008
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    Nah i bet you it is some old cutup A sport coupe.

    Send me their address and i will set them straight.;)
     
  8. modeleh
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
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    I'm sorry. Now that I look back at your post, I can see how funny it would have been if you had just put the smiley in there. :). Keep up the the good work increasing your post count, you are almost up to 10,000.:):D
     
  9. 3wLarry
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    from Owasso, Ok

    It's all good.
     
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  10. mickeyc
    Joined: Jul 8, 2008
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    Hey Ryan, don't be discouraged by nay sayers! I went to look at a 32 3 window and also a 40 sedan under similar circumstances. I thought for sure it would be a Model A or other similarly shaped vehicle. As it turned out it was indeed a 32. I could only buy one. Vehicle wise the 40 was way better, but I cold not pass up the 32.
     
  11. Torkwrench
    Joined: Jan 28, 2005
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    Good luck. Hopefully, it will turn out to be a 32.
     
  12. Danica Lynnae
    Joined: Oct 12, 2012
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    I'm, DYING to hear the reply! I LOVE the way you told the story....you have me on the edge of my seat wondering how it played out for you!!!! I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you & say a few prayers along the way! ;)

    Good Luck & God Bless!
     
  13. colin455
    Joined: Feb 19, 2009
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    colin455
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    from Alberta

    x2. Always a nice day in the country to check out a lead.
     
  14. Mart
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
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    I went to look at a "Camaro" and found a '57 T-Bird. The fellow that told me about the Camaro wasnt mistaken, though, there had been a Camaro there but it got sold a little time before i went. The Camaro had a 302 motor twin carters on a high rise and was a genuine Yenko.

    I did buy the T-Bird though.

    Good luck with the chase.

    Mart
     
  15. Subscribed just to see what kind of a '74 Grand Fury that '32 turns out to be...
    (Sheesh, always with the negative waves, man.)
     
  16. judder_man
    Joined: Dec 5, 2011
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    judder_man
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    from U.K.

    Can you taste it yet?
     
  17. Still waiting patiently..................
     
  18. Morgan91
    Joined: Sep 12, 2010
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    Morgan91
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    from Australia

    Keen to see how this plays out, would be awesome if it actually was a 32 and they didn't want stupid money for it.


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  19. I once went to look at a '32 5 window body for $200.
    When I got there, sure enough, it was.
    Now it's just regret that I sold it a while later.
    Hope this one pans out for you.
     

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  20. 51 Leadsled
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    51 Leadsled
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    from NC

    He is right, look how many of us are have fun on the sideline!!!
     
  21. barnsearcher
    Joined: Jul 19, 2010
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    barnsearcher
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    from Ohio

    Agreed! You have to follow this one through and let us know.....really most of the fun is the "find"...after that it becomes an expense!
     
  22. And Im gonna bet you dont see five hundred .. Lol
     
  23. crashfarmer
    Joined: Apr 4, 2006
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    crashfarmer
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    from Iowa

    That's right, I have been reading through it with ardent anticipation.
     
  24. The suspense is killing me .... since we are all volunteering stories I went to check out a thorty four pickup .... ended up being a stack of sheet metal ... no frame or cowl ... of what used to be a early chevy. ... the ones with wood door frames .... all toast.
     
  25. Vanner68
    Joined: Feb 3, 2008
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    Vanner68
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    this one time.... at band camp...
     
  26. nlualum82
    Joined: Dec 24, 2005
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    nlualum82
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    from Oregon

    It will turn out to be a complete '32 coupe with just a little surface rust...and hanging from the passenger side door handle...a bloody hook...
     
  27. Bwah-ha-ha-ha!

    "...but he had switched all the parts of their bodies around. You know putting her arms on him and his legs on..."
     
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  28. WortRod
    Joined: Jun 16, 2011
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    WortRod
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    from california

    Well I called the son today with no return call, hoping its just normal busy Monday stuff, I'm still hopeful:)


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  29. fosheezie
    Joined: Nov 11, 2010
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    fosheezie
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    from las vegas

    the wait must be killing you, good luck with the whole situation!
     
  30. This is how part 3 of The Human Centipede begins. A guy gets lured to a old barn to see a '32. Next thing you know your lips are sewn to someone else's butt. Just kidding, hope it works out for you.


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