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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by 48fleetmaster, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. 48fleetmaster
    Joined: Apr 28, 2010
    Posts: 65

    48fleetmaster
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    Glad to be here. I've got a '48 Chevrolet Fleetmaster that my dad bought on July 3rd, 1980. I was 9 years old then. My dad died 5 years ago and I got the '48 from my mom. The car is stock except for split exhaust with duals. I repainted the rims and made chrome bullet center caps. I installed chrome bullet lug nuts. The car was repainted once in 1968, and is Live Oak Green. It currently has 44,000 orig miles and has a CLEAN body with no rust ever. The car was made in Flint, Michigan in the actual GM plant that I work in now that makes Chevrolet Silverado heavy duties (GMT-900's). It is cool to know that my dad's old '48 rolled off of the line that I work on every night.
     
  2. HuffDaddy
    Joined: Apr 27, 2008
    Posts: 437

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  3. Welcome to the HAMB. We need all the Michigan people we can get.
     
  4. captain scarlet
    Joined: Jun 11, 2008
    Posts: 2,379

    captain scarlet
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    from Detroit

    Welcome from Detroit
     
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  5. hotrodladycrusr
    Joined: Sep 20, 2002
    Posts: 20,727

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    Welcome aboard! I own your cars cousin...a '47 Oldsmobile convertible.:D
     
  6. mauler rich
    Joined: Aug 28, 2009
    Posts: 146

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    welcome from wilmington nc
     
  7. welcome from Chesaning, glad to see a local guy on the site!
     
  8. elarges
    Joined: Apr 29, 2010
    Posts: 15

    elarges
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    Welcome from Saginaw!
     
  9. rustyhood
    Joined: Dec 2, 2009
    Posts: 719

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    Welcome from Louisville Kentucky
     
  10. DMFB
    Joined: May 22, 2009
    Posts: 545

    DMFB
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    Welcome from the great state of Texas......where men are men and the sheep are scared. hahaha.
     
  11. Ghastly
    Joined: Sep 13, 2006
    Posts: 448

    Ghastly
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    from DETROIT,MI

    Welcome! Poor Boys Detroit. Sins of steel June 5 2010. Formerly Billet pr@@f.
     
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  12. studeboy
    Joined: Feb 12, 2003
    Posts: 539

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    Welcome to the HAMB from one GM shop rat to another (Lansing Delta Township).

    Be sure to check out the GMB social group. Don't ask about the name, long story.
     
  13. Welcome from Arkansas...
     
  14. rockguy92
    Joined: Jul 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,141

    rockguy92
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    Very cool story dude. My Dad taught me to drive on country roads in a '48 Chevy. It was hard to get the hang of the foot on the starter, heal on the gas, left foot pushing in the clutch. All of this was in the late 60's.

    Welcome from O-HI-O
    The Rock
     
  15. Straight8's&Aces
    Joined: Oct 9, 2009
    Posts: 370

    Straight8's&Aces
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  16. low lead lady
    Joined: Nov 3, 2009
    Posts: 16

    low lead lady
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    Neat story, and welcome from Ann Arbor, MI...
     
  17. That is Indeed very Kool!
    Welcome to the H.A.M.B., from Ark City, KS.
    firstnomad
     

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