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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by skull, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. skull
    Joined: Jun 26, 2007
    Posts: 498

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    l also have 1966 chevelle 2 door hardtop since 1976 and the 1948 dodge truck in my avatar since 1994.

    thanks for sharing guy's, some really good stories here,

    Later :cool:
     
  2. green53ford
    Joined: Mar 4, 2009
    Posts: 206

    green53ford
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    from Wisconsin

    I have had my 53 since 1988 my 31 since 1976 and my ot ranchero since 1967.
     
  3. Sigspeed
    Joined: Jun 20, 2008
    Posts: 36

    Sigspeed
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    my 56 corvette got from my brother in 1976 he got it in 67 or 68
     

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  4. OahuEli
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 5,022

    OahuEli
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    from Hawaii

    I owned the '56 F100 that is my avatar for nearly 20 years. Its been 12 years since I had to sell it and I still miss it. If I can ever find another '56 I'll build it just a little bit nastier.
     
  5. Parts48
    Joined: Mar 28, 2008
    Posts: 1,247

    Parts48
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    from Dry Heat
    1. Hot Rod Veterans

    Uh..seems like yesterday..
    1973..
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    RIP Dad..miss you..
     
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  6. motorhead711
    Joined: May 7, 2008
    Posts: 737

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  7. hotrod_32
    Joined: Mar 8, 2006
    Posts: 496

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    Have owned my 32 since 92.
     
  8. jbh
    Joined: Feb 15, 2005
    Posts: 114

    jbh
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    Bought this Nomad July 1970, blew it apart and scattered it to keep it through a divorce. Managed to loose the house. Jay
     

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  9. raymay
    Joined: Mar 2, 2008
    Posts: 2,286

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    I originally bought our chopped 37 in the mid 80's. Built it and drove it untill 2000 then bought it back last year. This car was one of the best loved by our family. Pictures are everywhere in my home as well as my grown kids homes.
    When I went to look at it and opened the door, it was like it had never been gone. Even the old CB radio I left in it was still hooked up and working.
    Lots of wonderful family memories with this car and now my grandsons are sharing their approval and enjoy cruising with "Pop".
     

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  10. Alex D.
    Joined: Jun 9, 2009
    Posts: 302

    Alex D.
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    from Hydes, MD.

    For some reason I held on to this Willys Jeep for 36 years. I guess its a Jeep thing.

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  11. chubbie
    Joined: Jan 14, 2009
    Posts: 2,276

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    [​IMG]I've had chubbie for 45 years
     

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  12. 31Apickup
    Joined: Nov 8, 2005
    Posts: 1,971

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    I've had my pickup since 1975 when I got it in pieces when I was 13. It's been on the road since 1987.
     

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  13. George Miller
    Joined: Dec 26, 2008
    Posts: 413

    George Miller
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    from NC usa

    Got my 66 vette in sept of 1970. drove it to work until 1992. Still runs and drives good.
     

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  14. carcruse
    Joined: Aug 20, 2007
    Posts: 723

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    I've had my '62 Corvette since 1972 and my Model A since 1979.
     

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  15. I've had my '30 Model A Coupe since 1970. I got it when I was a Junior in high school. I've had my '34 Coupe since 1999.

    Jim
     
  16. timothale
    Joined: Feb 3, 2007
    Posts: 232

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    I found my " 16 T bucket body in 51, got it on a chassis a couple years later with a 303 olds,ford top loader etc and made a few changes over the years
     
  17. Down South Racer
    Joined: Feb 11, 2006
    Posts: 173

    Down South Racer
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    57 Chevrolet 150 Utility Sedan since Nov. 1964.
     
  18. fordcpe
    Joined: Nov 4, 2005
    Posts: 636

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    I have had my 34 coupe since 12 years old Dad gave it to me and that is 38 years. Also have a 69 camaro conv. 32 yearsfor it.Darrell
     
  19. mj40's
    Joined: Dec 11, 2008
    Posts: 3,278

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    Bought my avitar in 1965 and still running strong. 47 years
     
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    I know it's wayyy o/t, but I've had this old warrior since 1969.
    My avitar has been hanging around the garage since 1997.
     
  21. Hotrodbuilderny
    Joined: Mar 20, 2009
    Posts: 1,646

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    O/T 1968 elcamino I bought from my Father in law in around 75 has gone through 8 builds it now is being returned to the way I got it from him he passed away around 8 yrs ago. Next would be my 56 chevy sedan delivery 20 yrs, and then my 55 Chevy 18 yrs.
     
  22. bought my 41 ford panel in 1973 while in the Navy from a shipmate. flat towed it to Portland, Or from Antioch, Ca. started working on it after getting out in 75 then pretty much stopped on it in 78, nothing much done to it since then. It kept me kinda sane and out of bars after Nam kept wandering in and out of my dreams. Won't ever sell it or probably finish it but its in a dry protected area as all good friends should be.
     
  23. Old Rod
    Joined: Dec 5, 2004
    Posts: 627

    Old Rod
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    from Brazil, IN

    Owned the Roadster in my avatar for 44 yrs.
     
  24. f.i.57chevynut
    Joined: Jul 21, 2011
    Posts: 46

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    Bought this one in '72. Still have it, still runs, kinda. Injector needs a little attention. Had 550,000 miles in 2000, when I got the 150 wagon.

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  25. swbatt
    Joined: Apr 6, 2008
    Posts: 89

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  26. Scumdog
    Joined: Mar 3, 2010
    Posts: 614

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    Had my '55 F100 for 38 years and still driving it...:D

    It cost my $1095 back in 1974, probably got 20 times that in it now...
     
  27. Wow......A fuel injected 57 wagon must be pretty rare. I don't blame you for hanging on to it!
     
  28. scootrz1
    Joined: Apr 16, 2011
    Posts: 265

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    from usa

    was 17 when i got my Bee my brother had to drive home paid 600$ for it .I only had my Bike License then now 52 so 35 years
     
  29. The coupe has been in the family since 1960. Sold it to my bro in '68, bought it back in '76, a little worse for wear. Did a re-start, then life got in the way again. But I'm movin forward, albeit at glacial speed. My first car is now my retirement project......
     
  30. ceresco
    Joined: Mar 28, 2011
    Posts: 6

    ceresco
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    from nebraska

    I Bought my 1947 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe in 1962 when I was 14. Still have her and hope to complete.
     

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