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Hot Rods this 31 chevy been sleeping in barn 50+yrs

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Harvest, May 23, 2020.

  1. Harvest
    Joined: Apr 9, 2020
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    Harvest

    6FF8AFBA-2DD2-4DC8-9D63-A8195BEB78F0.png want to share our barn find 1931 chevy canopy express with the Martin Parry body tag still in place. sittin for 50+yrs. tires still hold air and engine turns over. my intentions are to get " just road worthy"
     
  2. That old girl is ready to sell produce down at the farmers market :). I really have to say that you have a horse shoe up your Ass on this one. Thats a nice find. Mitch
     
  3. FORDY 6
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    More pics...
     
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  4. jhexide
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    Cool...!
     
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  5. khead47
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    How Ya gonna wash it ?
     
  6. VANDENPLAS
    Joined: Dec 14, 2009
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    VANDENPLAS
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    :rolleyes:
    we got a thread on
    that very topic.



    cool truck
    Any more pics !
     
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  7. Wow! Kool score. Glad you have a plan to Stop at " just road worthy". You do know that is a wide open statement of course and there is No written definition for that term don't ya? Let us know how that works out. Best of luck finding your goal.
     
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  8. BJR
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    Now that's the kind of patina I can live with. All original no fake shit. Get it running and mechanically sound and drive it and have fun with it. :D
     
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  9. A great find as most of the commercial vehicles were used to death.
     
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  10. Model A Gomez
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    Only original once, cool old truck. Never saw one like it before and the condition is amazing !
     
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  11. Hot Rods Ta Hell
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    Hot Rods Ta Hell
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    "my intentions are to get " just road worthy"

    Dead on! Get it running and cruise it!

    What a find! Any history?

    I searched and found one Joseph Skrivan, obit from CT.
     
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  12. Papas32
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    Love the truck. Never saw one like it before!
     
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  13. Domesticsonly
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    Wow, that is fantastic! More pics please
     
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  14. Harvest
    Joined: Apr 9, 2020
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    Harvest

  15. scrap metal 48
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    Great find.. Should be fun...
     
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  16. catdad49
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    If you hurry it'll be a big hit at the farmer's market! That's a Beauty.
     
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  17. catdad49
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    Also, a word to the wise, be careful of the termites.
     
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  18. Vics stuff
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    Sweet find.
    Vic
     
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  19. brigrat
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    from Wa.St.

    ************* Jealous comes to mind *************
     
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  20. wvenfield
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    That is a really cool truck. Be kind to it.
     
  21. nor6304
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    from Indiana

    Really a neat looking truck
     
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  22. Nicholas Coe
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  23. very special vehicle. love it!
     
  24. Very cool truck!
     
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  25. The37Kid
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    Great Hershey flea market parts hauler. Bob
     
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  26. 40Standard
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    what a beauty
     
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  27. chevy57dude
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    What's the name on the side? Looks kinda Dutch.
    "Penna'' plate, are you in the commonwealth? Wow, original wood!
     
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  28. Fortunateson
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    What a great opportunity to drop a SBF or flattie in there... dare to be different!
     
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  29. i.rant
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    1. 1940 Ford

    Very cool, enjoy the journey with it.
     
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  30. Harvest
    Joined: Apr 9, 2020
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    Harvest

    will keep original as seen. i couldnt put no V8 in this. that would kill me.. lol
     
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