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Old 12-15-2016, 09:45 AM   #1
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Not for sale because I'm going to fix it someday, might be a good title for this picture. I found this a while ago on the internet, and this is the most extreme case I've seen of poor outdoor storage. Wouldn't this make a great picture for a 1000 piece puzzle.
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Old 12-15-2016, 09:50 AM   #2
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I'll fix it soon
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Old 12-15-2016, 09:52 AM   #3
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I would buy that jigsaw puzzle. Wayne
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Old 12-15-2016, 09:55 AM   #4
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Not for sale because I'm going to fix it someday, might be a good title for this picture. I found this a while ago on the internet, and this is the most extreme case I've seen of poor outdoor storage. Wouldn't this make a great picture for a 1000 piece puzzle.
Can not tell you how many times I heard that over the years. Most of the time by a 70 years or older guys that had never restored a car. You know it is not going to happen.
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You have to be careful with this one, We all have the hopes and dreams to drive or work on one of our favorite cars but life gets in the way. Some of us are just hanging on to the dream too long. Its really hard to let go of a dream. Its really hard when you have kept that car for 30 years hoping that you will have the time or money to work on it and neither one comes through for a varity of reasons! Reality finally sets in when health goes bad or age just sneaks up on us. We will all be there someday, some sooner some later.
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Restore 1 car every year and you will die happily
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Great Photo, thanks for sharing!
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Everything said here is sooo true. Great pictures.
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Old 12-15-2016, 11:18 AM   #9
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You have to be careful with this one, We all have the hopes and dreams to drive or work on one of our favorite cars but life gets in the way. Some of us are just hanging on to the dream too long. Its really hard to let go of a dream. Its really hard when you have kept that car for 30 years hoping that you will have the time or money to work on it and neither one comes through for a varity of reasons! Reality finally sets in when health goes bad or age just sneaks up on us. We will all be there someday, some sooner some later.

Sad but true.
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This is a darn shame: '39 or '40 Dodge, with the headlights set close to the grille.

Rare model of a rare year(s).

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Old 12-15-2016, 02:06 PM   #11
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Unfortunately when the owner dies they get carted off to the scrap yard.
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:21 PM   #12
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I wish I could find one of these places!!
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Old 12-15-2016, 02:27 PM   #13
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So much for the theory trees grow from the bottom up Post #2
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Tom's picture is quite like what you would see on one of the Hawaiian islands. In the less traveled area on Maui you will see any number of cars and trucks thickly covered with growth. I never found anything interesting, mostly stuff that was very tired when left out.
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Cant tell if that one on the right is, "Rock Moss Green" or "Kewanee Green".
I say just leaf them along and let them patina some more.
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Great photo Tom, it would make a nice 1000 piece puzzle. There is a company you can send the picture to & they will make a puzzle out of it!
I refuse to end up being "that guy" so I am adding 16x85 on to my shop as we speak!
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Not for sale because I'm going to fix it someday, might be a good title for this picture. I found this a while ago on the internet, and this is the most extreme case I've seen of poor outdoor storage. Wouldn't this make a great picture for a 1000 piece puzzle.
Just a little rubbing compound and you are good to go
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Old 12-15-2016, 05:23 PM   #19
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Chia cars! Much cheaper finish than paint!
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These "Savers" never seem to figure Rust into the equation. When I lived in Jackson, NJ, I knew a guy like that. He had stashed away a 1964 Studebaker Avanti but what he didn't figure on was rust! Then I met a guy who was looking for the Avanti and I sent him over. It turned out Jackson's soil is your basic beach sand and the old Avanti just started settling in. By the time friend #2 got to look at it the frame was just about on the ground and the rust owned it. Friend #2 priced a new chassis for it, Somewhere in the neighbor hood of $4000.
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