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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bruce Fischer, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. Lothiandon.I saw that one, Its out of my price range. Thanks though. Bruce.
     
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  2. Danny it just out of my price range.That why it will have to be a fixer up car.Thanks Bruce.
     
  3. Just my warped sense of humor HRP:)
     
  4. Well guys it always seems the wagons I can afford are the ones that been sitting a while. LOL. Lets see there was the gold Buick wagon that was sitting a while I fixed up, there was the 56 Buick wagon that sat for awhile I got,Then there was the Olds wagon I got that was sitting in the garage for 10 years and then the 56 Chrysler Windsor.It has sat for a while. Tomorrow I am going to look at a Ford Torino that's been sitting 6 to 8 years.{still hopping to get something older} But this time I am going to take my time. If I get that gut feeling tomorrow about the wagon being a money pit .I will walk away and keep looking. I will keep you all posted and Thanks. Bruce.
     
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  5. aerocolor
    Joined: Oct 7, 2009
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    aerocolor
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    from dayton

    In Ohio.
    Looked at it yesterday.
    Original Arizona car.
    Somewhere around $5k w/title
    It's a project though. 20180206_101317.jpg 20180206_101113.jpg 20180206_101135.jpg
     
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  6. Congratulations!
    Remember, Michelangelo had to sell each of his sculptures to buy the marble for his next one. :)
     
  7. You can always make a offer,worse thing is they say NO. HRP
     
  8. 40Standard
    Joined: Jul 30, 2005
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    40Standard
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    from Indy

    go with a 55-57 Chevy wagon
     
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  9. No hate here! Looking forward to see what kind of wagon ends up in your driveway :)
    Tom
     
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  10. nochop
    Joined: Nov 13, 2005
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    nochop
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    from norcal

  11. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
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    Well, you know I'm gonna say to look for a Tri 5!
    Glad ya sold the Chrysler.
     
  12. mr.chevrolet
    Joined: Jul 19, 2006
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    mr.chevrolet
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    if you've got some time on your hands....
     

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  13. Truckdoctor Andy
    Joined: Jan 13, 2017
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    Congratulations Bruce! Keep us posted on your wagon hunt!


    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
     
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  14. mike bowling
    Joined: Jan 1, 2013
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    Haters will be shown the back door with a size 10 1/2 boot.

    "Sometimes, a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do". The Duke
    "One door closes, and another one opens" unknown ( by me at least)

    Sorry to see it go, Bruce, but now it's time for the next chapter. I'm sure you'll find something cool, don't worry my friend. Take your time looking around (And don't rush into a money pit) Mike
     
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  15. Mr48chev
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    I'm a bit partial to those little 64/65 Buick/Olds Regal. Cutlass wagons myself. The ease of getting chassis parts is one thing plus a lot of upgrades can be done with stock parts.
    The 57 Olds and Buick 4 door hardtop wagons really spin my wheels though.
     
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  16. Bruce,

    I agree with Danny. It sure wouldn’t hurt make an offer. You might end up with something better than you thought possible. Whatever you do, Good Luck!


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  17. Hay Bruce, I know you will find the right wagon, and we will all be helping you look. I gotta say, I really liked that 55 Pontiac, that {aerocolor} posted.;) If it has a solid body, it sounds like a good deal to me. But keep saving, and you may find one at the spring auto fair, or Carlisle swap meets. Let me know, and you can go with me. I'm great at helping others spend their money. Lol :rolleyes: Ron...
     
  18. Cool ride but lose the tires!
     
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  19. conestogaman
    Joined: May 6, 2005
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    My vote is for the 54 Studebaker Conestoga Wagon

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G891A using Tapatalk
     
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  20. Donuts & Peelouts
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    Donuts & Peelouts
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    from , CA

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  21. BuckeyeBuicks
    Joined: Jan 4, 2010
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    BuckeyeBuicks
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    from ohio

    Hey Bruce, check out the "WHAT YOU SEE TODAY" post. I just saw a 61 big Buick wagon that was at the Nashville swap last weekend, $8500.00 obo Looks pretty nice and solid. No closed driveshaft in 61!!
     
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  22. Ron Brown
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    Bruce...Heres one in Calif...65 Fairlane 500, 225 hp 289, automatic, air conditioned, all original running train,titled in Calif...$2500.00....looks really straight. 4FA660BD-7BD4-4BE9-BE25-D46A29E93F3F.jpeg 4595BD4B-1F8A-4F17-B5E9-4B6630920E8F.jpeg BD43AEA2-DB38-4DC4-9D22-4897E538F882.jpeg E499B86F-220C-4D76-A7BA-EC2A20424902.jpeg 6E9713DE-CEED-4351-94FD-B38E207407CD.jpeg 6B031E1F-B135-46DC-81B5-8F886C04111A.jpeg
     
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  23. Terrible80
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    Pulling for you, Bruce. Want to see you get your "she was made for me" wagon.

    Sent from my LG-TP450 using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  24. 51 BIRD
    Joined: Jan 5, 2010
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    Bruce,I sent you a link to a 70's Cutlass wagon for $900 bucks.
     
  25. alanp561
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  26. 392
    Joined: Feb 27, 2007
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    Hate hell no. More like love ya man. Your threads have been great. Good luck on your search.
     
  27. alanp561
    Joined: Oct 1, 2017
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    Just saw a 1956 Desoto Firesweep Shopper on Chattanooga Craigslist that was posted 16 hours ago. Says it has a 325 ci v8 w/ 2 speed automatic. Says it runs. Has 11 pics and doesn't appear to be too terrible.
    Ad shows the seller is in Old Fort, TN. He's asking $10,500 OBO. Seller's phone number is 423 457 9249.
    It's a big old boat, fins and everything.
     
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  28. alanp561
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    Correction, 57, not 56.
     
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  29. Mr 48 chevy.I too had a 64 Buick wagon.I sure do miss her some one on the H.A.M.B. has her now.Bruce. HPIM0439.JPG
     
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  30. alanp561 I saw it but its $12,000 Thanks Bruce.
     

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