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Projects My '32 ford coupe found it's way back home after 56 years

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Hapydz, May 16, 2013.

  1. Tsquared
    Joined: Feb 5, 2005
    Posts: 522

    from Pratt, Ks.

    that`s just too damn cool!!!
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  2. xadamx
    Joined: Apr 18, 2003
    Posts: 1,170


    WOW! I'll agree with everybody of the coolest stories I've ever heard. I love the second picture on the first post, and the line, "...and now my first car will be my last." Amazing tale.
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  3. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 12,804

    Member Emeritus
    from Owasso, Ok

    I call bull want all of us to believe a 70+ year old guy knows how to morph photos on the computer? :)

    jealousy rears its ugly head...
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  4. This is the best story I've heard in a long time. It made my day. Congratulations on getting it back.
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  5. Tailem Bend Kid
    Joined: May 11, 2013
    Posts: 5

    Tailem Bend Kid
    from Australia

    That's one of the best stories ever, there has to be a movie there some where !!!
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  6. Rattle Trap
    Joined: May 11, 2012
    Posts: 358

    Rattle Trap

    Awesome story. Can't wait to see more pics of it. I can't imagine how you are feeling about getting your first car back after all these years.
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  7. gearhead78
    Joined: Aug 27, 2006
    Posts: 144

    from Dallas TX

    Can't say anything not already said. Such a cool story and picture.
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  8. AnimalAin
    Joined: Jul 20, 2002
    Posts: 3,417


    Epic story. Epic.
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  9. X20
    You had beter buy a lottery ticket!!!:D:D
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  10. nix
    Joined: Apr 27, 2008
    Posts: 157

    from Italy

    Amazing! Great story, I'm happy for you, thank you for sharing it.
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  11. So many great stories about finding and recapturing that long lost car,,especially Deuces. HRP
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  12. ronnieroadster
    Joined: Sep 9, 2004
    Posts: 803


    Wow what a great story your Mom and Dad were certainly the best letting you get a Deuce coupe at 15 years old just amazing. Hopefully you get her on the road and one day pass the car on to another family member so the story continues for a very long time.
    Enjoy your Deuce there's nothing else like owning one.
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  13. 8e365d8939.jpg 208380_192983730743555_100000957872872_435274_8386817_n.jpg I can't tell you how pleased I am that you enjoyed the story ! Your kind and some time humorous comments surely made my day! The question was asked what my plans are for the car...well I do like BLACK and I like the original body detail of Ford Coupes so it will (I hope) be very similar to the pictured '32 beauty. The interior will have the original look with mohair upholstery. Red solids and the jury is out regarding www,s. In short it be clean and will be on the same theme as my '39 pictured,which is going to be repainted soon in know it........ BLACK. Thanks again !!!!
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2015
  14. Your story is the dream come true of every car guy that has ever sold a car they loved in their youth. Good luck with it and enjoy your second chance, most of us will never get one.
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  15. primed34
    Joined: Feb 3, 2007
    Posts: 1,116


    Way cool story!
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  16. scotti32
    Joined: Jul 13, 2009
    Posts: 280


    Wow, awesome story man, brings a smile to my face.
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  17. thunderplex
    Joined: Nov 27, 2007
    Posts: 1,181


    ...this is the coolest hot rod pic of all time!!! What a wonderful pic!!!

    You have passed Hot Rod 101 with flying colors!!

    Attached Files:

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  18. hellerlj
    Joined: Oct 12, 2005
    Posts: 1,039

    from Minnesota

    Bud Crane has NOTHIN on YOU !!!!!

    You are living most every HAMB'rs DREAM !!!!
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  19. so_dak_kid
    Joined: Oct 12, 2010
    Posts: 324


    excellent story and happy for ya! Are you putting an original firewall back in the old girl?
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  20. Let this be a learning experience to you guys who have your first car and love it..

    You had better keep it no matter what or it will haunt you all your life if you decide in a fit of madness to get rid of it. Odds are you will never get it back.
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  21. greaser
    Joined: Apr 30, 2006
    Posts: 853


    Thanks for the GREAT story, and good luck getting it rolling again! We'll ALL be watchin ya!
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  22. I like the one that Drake sells without the holes. Thanks !
  23. BrandonB
    Joined: Feb 24, 2006
    Posts: 3,156

    from nor cal

    Wow what an excellent story, with a great car and picture. Very clever.
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  24. Ruggie
    Joined: Sep 23, 2011
    Posts: 131


    Great story i think you are double lucky being that you have got to own that 32 twice.
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  25. 4444Design
    Joined: Aug 25, 2012
    Posts: 292


    awesome story

    congrats for getting her back
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  26. harpo1313
    Joined: Jan 4, 2008
    Posts: 2,064

    from wareham,ma

    Hell of a bedtime story ,thanks.
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  27. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 27,670


    The best part of the story to me is the fact that your Mom & Dad made the move and bought the car as soon as you told them about it. Glad you have it back, should look great in black. Bob
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  28. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
    Posts: 13,985

    Member Emeritus

    You just might have inspired me to finally drag out my '32 5w. I bought it over 40 years ago. Think it might be time to get 'er done?:D

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  29. ss34coupe
    Joined: May 13, 2007
    Posts: 4,145


    Thanks for posting this great story!
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  30. Jimmy2car
    Joined: Nov 26, 2003
    Posts: 1,707

    from No. Cal

    A wonderful story. Big congrats to you
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