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Old 03-30-2013, 07:41 PM
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OMG! Another project............

But a sweet one! My logging buddy called today and told me he bought a 1966 Ranchero for the rebuilt 351 Cleveland, and wanted to know if I wanted to buy what's left. DONE DEAL! And for 800 bucks too!

Drove it home and will pull the engine/trans this week. The rig has been stripped of all paint and the body is in great shape for it's age. No real body damage, and almost no rust, and the floor pans have been replaced. Most of the small "dings" have been fixed already. I should be able to get it in primer in the next 30 days. Harley and I are STOKED!
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OOOOOO I want it!!!!!!



I wish you could find stuff like that on the east coast!!!!
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OOOOOO I want it!!!!!!



I wish you could find stuff like that on the east coast!!!!

You can't have it Charlie!

You live in the wrong place to find "stuff" like this..........I find deals like this every day around here. NO rust, and in great shape!
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Looks like it will be moved to the top of the list for painting, alot od=f bear metal there. I do like the 67's, great body lines.
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We'll be putting a good heavy coat of primer on in the next week to protect everything that is down to bare metal, then pull the cop car engine and install it before we put the final color on. Both Harley and I are hot to get this one done. Then the 67 shortbed I've been building for the wife will be mine again!
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You can't have it Charlie!

You live in the wrong place to find "stuff" like this..........I find deals like this every day around here. NO rust, and in great shape!
Dibbbs on the next one then!!!!!

I guess I have to move out there, eh???
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Then the 67 shortbed I've been building for the wife will be mine again!
You still have that 460 that came out of it
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I know where there are a couple more...........

Come on out here! Lot's of NO RUST projects, almost no crime, and damn few people around here.....
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I'm being tempted!!!


I'd certainly benifit from moving away from the hot air fall out from DC, lol
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You still have that 460 that came out of it
Yes I do! but it's not going back in. It was just too SCARY!
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I'd certainly benifit from moving away from the hot air fall out from DC, lol
I honestly don't see how anybody would want to live back East. Way too many people and problems back there for me..............
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The DC crime is our BIGGEST problem out here!!!
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True..........But living over here on the east side of the state we ignore most of that crap.............
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I know where there are a couple more...........

Come on out here! Lot's of NO RUST projects, almost no crime, and damn few people around here.....
Soon it will be called the Condon Colony Car Crafters Collective.

You could put on your own car shows, even, with nothing from the "outside".......

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