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Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1301611 Mon Mar 04 2019 12:08 AM
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My grandson got his 1st drive

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Wayne

When I die, I hope she doesn't sell everything for what I told her I paid for it!

1938 1-Ton Farm Truck
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Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1305643 Tue Apr 02 2019 02:06 AM
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Put a few miles on the freshly finished ‘62 C-10. All seemed fine and it runs out good. Turns and stops as it should. As usual “Blue” drew a few looks, smiles and waves.
drive


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1305674 Tue Apr 02 2019 08:15 AM
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miraclepieco Offline
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Spring weather tempted me to interrupt my window channel project and take the panel truck out for a spin. Ha ha, you can see the masking tape temporarily holding things together on the window!

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1951 Chevy Panel Truck
Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1306272 Sun Apr 07 2019 04:53 AM
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Spotbiltxo Offline
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Needed an excuse to drive the ‘50 more than just to the grocery store, so I drove 62 miles round trip to Castroville to pick up a load of screened topsoil to put on the front yard. A half yard weighed about 750 lbs, and filled the bed pretty good. The truck handled the load just fine coming back. Filled up before I left and again at the same gas station when I got back and I was pleasantly surprised at the calculated mileage....... 19.7 mpg. In the 11 years I’ve owned it it’s the best mileage I’ve ever had. Averaged about 45 mph going and coming.


Chuck
1950 Chevy 1/2 ton (original)
1951 Chevy 1/2 ton (future streetrod)
1941 Chevy coupe
1938 Chevy coupe streetrod
Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1306289 Sun Apr 07 2019 01:45 PM
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You should leave the dirt in the bed.


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Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1306300 Sun Apr 07 2019 02:59 PM
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Drove the ‘62 C-10 into town this morning for breakfast. Foggy and damp so I was glad the electric wipers were repaired last year. Lots of thumbs up and smiles from the Sunday morning breakfast club.
drive


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1307316 Tue Apr 16 2019 04:17 PM
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Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Drove the ‘62 C-10 into town to the Tag Agency. Time to renew the tags on Ms Kathy’s 2016 Durango and my 2014 CanAm Spyder. Waves and smiles were the order of the day.
drive


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1309566 Sat May 04 2019 10:45 PM
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Today was our annual Fried Onion Burger festival. Drove the ‘62 C-10 into town to walk the car show and see the granddaughter do her dance routines. Lots of fun.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1309582 Sun May 05 2019 12:56 AM
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moparguy Offline
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Martin, you're gonna need new tires soon. Driving the tires off em is fun. I tried to find images of the Fried Onion Burger Festival/car show and didn't find a lot.
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1951 3600 with Clark flatbed, T5, 4.10 rear
1970 340 Duster
1990 5.0 V8 Miata (1990 Mustang Gt Drivetrain)
1951 Farmall Super A



Re: Stovebolt driving report [Re: Cletis] #1309584 Sun May 05 2019 12:58 AM
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Justhorsenround Online
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Lots on the Burger but not much on the show. The show is not as big as the one coming up next month.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line" and lock up those on the wrong side of that line.

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