The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by basicbob, Oct 30, 2013.
great car, great story and a great ending......
made me think about a couple that i had to pass on, and their whereabouts today
Great story and the smiles on Gene and Barb's faces is priceless.
May they cruise in it together for many years to come.
I just got caught up with the last half of this, damn this is cool.
Quick note! Gene has been working on it got frame all cleaned up & painted Black & Took rear end apart & cleaned & painted! Mr Gene not a computer Guru but if he gets me pics I will fill you in! Tks! Bill
Hey Bill, it's a little sad to see the car leave South Dakota which seams to happen a lot here I know of about ten different cars that have been pick out of SD, but it sounds like it will have a good home and will stay the way it was. History has it way of changing things and it sound like this history will retain itself. Hope you have fun with the car and keep it. Thanks for saving it, it could have found itself in the wrong hands and been lost for ever.
I kinda jumped the gun and didn't read the whole thread but it is totally awesome that the car found it's Father and mother after all this time. Very cool story and the HAMB"S made a lot of it happen, i love this Place so much help for us guys who love the Car world.
Pictures will be great when you get them. Looking forward to see how it's looking.
DITTO! Need the HAMB to make it through the day! That's why I'm an Alliance Member I donate $50 a year & get a bitchin Plaque for car! Tks Hamb! Bill
Hey Guys! Gene has car running & driving & a big smile on his face! tks Bill
Damn dude .... hero shit. Christmas list forever for you. Looks great huh ? !! Awesome thread.
It has come a long way!
Wow! The car looks great! Hats off to Gene and the missus for bringing the car back to its full glory. This is one of the reasons I really appreciate the HAMB.
Very well done!!
That deserves a great big ATTA BOY! Looks marvelous!
Car looks great. Glad it ended up in the right hands.
Great looking vette`, and a great story to go along with it.
The new interior looks better, (IMHO).
Top shelf story all the way.
Man, I keep stumbling on these awesome threads. This and the Snewpee thread are what its all about. Love it!
One of my favorite threads.
Nice Job on the resto, Good looking car
WOW!!! What a time machine! Very nice. Congrats.
That is so cool! Glad to see the car made it to the right home and the owner gets to ENJOY it all over again!
This story has prompted me to search for my fathers old 60 vette.It was last registered in Illinois 1979. The VIN is 00867S109543.
Im just starting BUT if anyone has secrets to help finding PM me or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a great story and glad it turned out the way it did.
Hey Gang! Tks for all the great replys! I'm sure you! We! Have made Gene & Mrs Gene Smile one more time! Bill /Solo Speed Shop
Thanks Bill @ Solo Speed Shop for the posting on the Vette and thanks to all of you for your nice comments. Gene
That sucker is SWEET! Great save for a great car!!
You lucky shit...Nice piece!
Love this thread......
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