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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Sqeaky Hinge, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Sqeaky Hinge
    Joined: Oct 10, 2011
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    My dad is the kind of guy that always does for others and never asks for help in return , he is retired and still has little time for himself , with his friends needing help with various projects and he is with the Vietnam Veterans Association here in Southern West Virginia , he is the leader of the program that does the military funerals for deceased veterans , and he is a seriously avid horse trader...lol , well, at age 65 , finallly , he had obtained one of his "forever cars" a 1956 Chevrolet Belair 2 dr. hdt. , a factory in every way down to the air cleaner...a 265 / pg combo with a 2 bbl carb showing , I think 50-60 k actual miles!!! , this is one of two cars he is wanting to have intill he leaves this world , congratulations dad , you deserve it , and I hope that you and mom enjoy running the wheels off of it!!!!
     

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  2. GOATROPER02
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    from OHIO

    That's a clean looking ride right there!!!!
     
  3. 56 was my favorite of the tri-5s !!! Happy for him >>>>.
     
  4. speedyb
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    That car looks like it was worth the wait.
     
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  5. wingman9
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    from left coast

    Good story. Congratulations to your dad. Now get him to join the HAMB.
     
  6. I love 56 chevys, I think they are the cleanest looking of the three. What is the other ride he wants
     
  7. S.F.
    Joined: Oct 19, 2006
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    good lookin 56! dont need to change a thing
     
  8. Nice looking car. HRP
     
  9. belair
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    Good for him. Hope he drives the wheels off of it.
     
  10. Gator
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    If he needs any info check out TriFive.com. Everything you'd ever need to know about 55-56-57 Chevys.
     
  11. GaryB
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    favorite of the tri-fives cool car ,like the back bumper over-ride. what are his plans?
     
  12. Nice 56!! congrats Dad!!!
     
  13. Sqeaky Hinge
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    The other car he wants is a '67 Chevelle Super Sport , I know it's off topic , but , when he was drafted in '66 , he went in the Army , when he got out , he told me that his buddies 3 of them , bought new cars , one bought a new '67 Impala Super Sport , one bought a '67 Camaro , and the other bought a '67 Chevelle Super Sport , 396 , 4 speed , it had , what he says , a purplish burgandy color , he has been in love with that car every since he can recall , he , BTW , was stationed in Fort Riley in Kansas , he bought a '58 Chevrolet 4 dr belair , and drove that sucker back to WV , only to let his "asshole" brother smack a bridge with the driver's side fender , then tear the tranny out of it , sold it for $30.00
     
  14. Sqeaky Hinge
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    He is already a member here , although he rarely posts , he is "HUBBB"
     
  15. robertsregal
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    Rock on Dad, Great lookin 56 Chevy!!!!
     
  16. 500 single
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    Nice find! I hope your dad enjoys it. I know that after waiting so long, he's probably still in shock!
     
  17. Chuck-A-Burger Ryan
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  18. That's pretty sweet !
     
  19. Racrdad
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    Very cool, good for your dad!
     
  20. Dave Rondou
    Joined: May 26, 2008
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    Nice '56. Now go find that Chevelle.
     
  21. 6t5frlane
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    Marina Blue 4 speed with Red Lines ....Hell yeah
     
  22. gsport
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    yep, very cool to finally get the car of your dreams...
     
  23. 325w
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    from texas

    Have not seen the rear Guards are the grille guards like those in forever.
     
  24. Sqeaky Hinge
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    LOL, Well, nobody else will either , we shit-canned those ugly ass things a while ago , their in a box in the attic of the garage...
     
  25. congrats dad! nothing like getting one you always wanted. now, just one to go.

    it's code N , madeira maroon.
     

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  26. Congrats to your dad. And thanks for your service!
     
  27. big duece
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    from kansas

    All it needs is fuzzy dice, is that frost or overspray from the body shop?? Just yankin ya, sweet ride.
     
  28. bobby_Socks
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    Way to go to your dad. I know a few guys that when they got out of the service one bought a 68 Camaro BB and still has and another bought a 66or 67 Chevelle and even though he is gone his wife still has it.
     
  29. Sqeaky Hinge
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    It sat in a garage for years , it has alot of dust and overspray on it.
     

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