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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by deadendcruiser, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. deadendcruiser
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
    Posts: 691


    Our club member Jim is the Deacon and youth pastor at his church. He is always doing so much for other people and has little time to get his 52 Chevy where he would like it.
    He recently took a bus load of kids to New Orleans for a youth conference. So a plan was hatched to borrow his car while he was away and do work. We had 6 days to get this thing back to his house.
    We knew it would be a challenge, and we were right. This is the car as we got it.
    Disassembly was started right away
    We had plenty of holes to fill and old body work to deal with. The handles got shaved, finished smoothing the taillight mods and shaved the splash pan from lower qtr. panels. We also filled all the trim holes above the belt line
    At the end of the second full day the primer was shot.
  2. They should make a TV show like this .......:rolleyes:
  3. deadendcruiser
    Joined: Jul 18, 2007
    Posts: 691


    After wetsanding and fixing any major flaws it was taped off again and ready for paint.
    We got fancy with the roof and gave it some lace and flake.
    The chrome got a quick Krylon touch up and the whole thing was reassembled and delivered on the day Jim got back. He was speechless and we were tired.
    A huge thanks to Rex and Dave who did 95% of this job.
    We loved doing this for such a great guy.
  4. fbama73
    Joined: Jul 12, 2008
    Posts: 989


    Props to you!!!!! Very nice job!

  5. I got a car that you can steal
  6. Chip Foose needs a full week to do the same thing. You guys were smoking.
  7. F&J
    Joined: Apr 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,222


    Wow that was quick. Hard to believe you had time to do the flake and lace,(which is wild)
  8. mikeco
    Joined: Nov 3, 2008
    Posts: 393

    from virginia

    Nice job!! I need better friends! :D
  9. That's one pimpin' pastor!
  10. Very nice job and he sounds like a really deserving guy. Kudos to you guys and your club.
  11. carcrazyjohn
    Joined: Apr 16, 2008
    Posts: 4,844

    from trevose pa

    Hey do any of you guys realize that on Chips show all the parts are pretty much there ,They probably order the parts weeks in advance .So you really cant build a car in seven days ,
  12. raidmagic
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 1,438


    Hey that's really cool of you guys. Nice work.
  13. cvstl
    Joined: Apr 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,462

    from StL MO
    1. H.A.M.B. Chapel

    Very cool.....
  14. paintcan54
    Joined: Oct 27, 2007
    Posts: 1,100


    Hey if you guy have some down time you can come get one of mine and I'm in no big hurry. Congrats to you and your club, good folks doing good deeds.
  15. Flatheadguy
    Joined: Dec 2, 2008
    Posts: 2,037


  16. Bloodandmotoroil
    Joined: Feb 22, 2010
    Posts: 154


    you are some seriously stand up motherfuckers and any one would be
    proud and HELL to know you guys.
  17. zmcmil2121
    Joined: Dec 13, 2009
    Posts: 625


    I know some people who do good stuff, want to steal their cars?

    But in all seriousness, good job guys. The work is top notch and the whole reasoning was good. High five!
  18. UncleJoey
    Joined: Apr 2, 2009
    Posts: 91


    Top notch move fellas. This planet needs more guys like you. Nice work!
  19. duste01
    Joined: Nov 5, 2006
    Posts: 1,213


    Better!....I just need some.
  20. fbama73
    Joined: Jul 12, 2008
    Posts: 989


    And these guys managed to put mirrors on it, too. Not to mention staying away from bad wheels.
  21. skoh73
    Joined: Apr 17, 2008
    Posts: 1,553


    WOW!!! Great job guys!!!
  22. Hot Rodz R Us
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
    Posts: 920

    Hot Rodz R Us
    Member Emeritus

  23. Gotta love that smile. I think his shirt tells it all, he believes he has the greatest freinds. Sounds to me like he would be right.
  24. flatheadpete
    Joined: Oct 29, 2003
    Posts: 10,110

    from Burton, MI

    Way to go guys. Looks great and I'm sure the owner is more impressed than anyone on this board.
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2010
  25. Strange Agent
    Joined: Sep 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,879

    Strange Agent
    from Ponder, TX

    That lace is sexy! That's a nice turn-around. It's nice to see good people being blessed.
  26. damn best thread I've seen....
  27. MODELA30
    Joined: Sep 23, 2009
    Posts: 1,171


    One word. cool!!!!! knuck from indiana.
  28. lorodz
    Joined: Jul 26, 2009
    Posts: 3,728


    great shure he is happy as hell....oh me mean heavin
  29. Racrdad
    Joined: Jul 27, 2007
    Posts: 1,208


    You guys are awesome! What a way to give back to someone who gives of himself so much.
  30. deaconjwh
    Joined: Jul 25, 2006
    Posts: 60

    from Parma, OH
    1. H.A.M.B. Chapel

    Yup, gotta say that these boys are the real deal. Funny that I am smiling. Got off the bus after 20 hour trip (during which the ac cut out in Alabama for a few hours) after spending the week in NOLA with 25,000 teenagers (25 mine) and the wife wants to go out for anniversary shower, no sleep, and one crabby Deacon, but I survived and came home to find the 52 and the boys in the backyard. They don't call us the Resurrectors for nothin'! Thanks for sharing the story Justin. And thanks again to the Rez boys!

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