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Hot Rods I was supposed to consign it…….

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 100% Matt, Jan 16, 2022.

  1. 100% Matt
    Joined: Aug 7, 2006
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    Besides Old Yankee Speed Co I have a a small property management and consignment company called Cardinal Services. I’ve sold quite a few cars over the last year including a handful of Model A’s

    Last week a local gentleman brought his late 31 Roadster for me to consign.. I hadn’t actually seen the car in person but was assured by my buddy John of Gasper’s Restoration that it was a real nice car.

    I took one look at the car and decided it wasn’t going anywhere. A deal was struck and I now have a 31 roadster It wasn’t exactly an opportune time to acquire another vehicle but thankfully the stars aligned. My 31 coupe found a new home with my good friend Chris of Millworks and another friend of mine Danny graciously bought a Nailhead I had on the shelf for rainy day

    The roadster is a two owner car with 34,000 original miles. It had one repaint at some point and spent the last few years residing in a carport. The plan is to eventually drop the body on my AV8 chassis but for now I’m just going to enjoy it. 058A63F6-7627-4938-A91F-E7058EEFC7A9.jpeg 0CAEAEE7-580A-46CE-BD42-D8AF95A6B82A.jpeg FCA7CDA1-384A-4DDA-BBBA-4AFA26803039.jpeg
     

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  2. arkiehotrods
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    That's a beauty! Good score!
     
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  3. ronzmtrwrx
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    Man, what a score. Congrats on your good fortune.
     
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  4. Ebbsspeed
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    @100% Matt You own that old gymnasium? I need one of those! Old radiant heaters are a bonus!
     

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  6. Bullit68
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    from Verona, PA

    Yeah, first thing I noticed was the gym floor! Nice car!
     
  7. Wow, that is a nice original car. I can see why you decided to make it yours.
     
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  8. Me too, I would live in it......screw a regular house. BTW the A is nice, those are some super straight fenders.
     
  9. dan c
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    shades of "andy hardy"! beautiful car!
     
  10. Beautiful car! That needs to be cleaned & driven as-is.:cool:
    As soon as the weather clears of course:rolleyes:
     
  11. 100% Matt
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    One of the properties I manage is Manchester Vehicle Storage. It’s an 11k sqft gymnasium located in a decommissioned armory which is now privately owned. Rather than bill for my services I have the ability to store a few of my own cars in there as well as consign vehicles at the Armory. It’s a pretty sweet deal
     
  12. GordonC
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    Cool score!
     
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  13. hrm2k
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    Good for you !!!! Great looking car
     
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  14. Love the Roadster......and the gymnasium.
     
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  15. winduptoy
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    Nice,
    Looks to be an indented firewall. There is nothing like getting one that has never been apart or pieced together.
    Good score!!
     
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  16. Jalopy Joker
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    another of those "in the right place at the right time" stories - nice to not have to go chasing one - you certainly have done due diligence to bring it all together
     
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  17. Lakeside65
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    What a beauty!
     
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  18. ssffnomad
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    Matt, good for you. Enjoy
    Stretch
     
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  19. I don't blame you one bit. HRP
     
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  20. -Brent-
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    Neat car. The armory awesome, too.
     
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  21. that thing is killer Matt!
     
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  22. El Mirage Garage
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    Awesome find…Basically untouched originals like this are so scarce any more! Enjoy..
     
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