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Stovebolt Love
#1345701 Sun Feb 09 2020 03:37 PM
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Peggy M Offline OP
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We started this "idea" a long time ago and it was fun. A lot of those old threads are gone but this much was saved in the News page.

You might be a Stovebolt Lover if:


In2deep - you have a two or three car garage with one truck in it. Whole or in pieces.
Popcorn - you get up at 4 a.m. to work on "the truck" because its more important than sleep.
Fahr - you excitedly call your wife to tell her you found the perfect (insert missing or broken truck part)... and she's as excited as you are about it
Tony M - your wife checks the history feature on your computer and finds nothing but pictures of naked .. trucks
Fatfenders - your eyes glaze over when someone talks about any truck newer than 1974.
46 Burb - you spend quality time with your wife on the living room couch with a laptop posting on a Stovebolt forum.
Patrick66 - you have parts from the last seventeen trucks you've owned, and can identify every one of them!
Sublime - you heat bake your intake manifold in the kitchen oven and stink your house out for hours
Mugsy - the first thing you do in the morning (besides make a cup of coffee) is turn the computer on and go to The Stovebolt Page.

I put this post in this section so people who don't have access to the Greasy Spoon can still see it.

Have a Happy Valentine's Day, ye old Stovebolters.

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Peg

Last edited by Peggy M; Sun Feb 09 2020 03:38 PM.

The first five days after the weekend are the hardest.
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345704 Sun Feb 09 2020 03:54 PM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 9,903
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
You reupholster truck seats in your dining room.

Body work hub caps to get that just right look.

Unfortunately Peggy, the majority of those members are no longer active.☹️


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2) “Emily”
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe “Clarence”



"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"! Hug a cop!
USAF 1965-1969 Weather Observation Tech (I got paid to look at the clouds)

Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345706 Sun Feb 09 2020 04:25 PM
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Peggy M Offline OP
'Bolter
Yea, I noticed that. Hence, we need an update on the ideas! headscratch


Peg


The first five days after the weekend are the hardest.
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345711 Sun Feb 09 2020 04:41 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 4,693
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If you have more than five pre 1970 Stovebolts!
Well, that may be classified as a severe addiction?

Don

Last edited by 2-Ton; Sun Feb 09 2020 04:42 PM.

Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pix on Photobucket [s893.photobucket.com]
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345719 Sun Feb 09 2020 05:45 PM
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Posts: 1,275
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Insomniac
You forgot your wedding anniversary because you were too busy with the truck. (Good thing both of us were guilty of this)


Gord
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1954 1/2 ton 235 4 speed
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345759 Sun Feb 09 2020 10:08 PM
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Posts: 677
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'Bolter
After a late night working on the truck, you climb into the bed of the truck, get all comfy, and fall asleep, only to woke up at daybreak!

Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345763 Sun Feb 09 2020 10:22 PM
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Posts: 4,693
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'Bolter
Gord
Wife and I did that a few years ago at the KC Reunion.
Remembered Sunday on the way home, that the day before was our 19 anniversary.
Yes, we were both guilty of forgetting it.
9-9-95 was the day we got married under a full moon.

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pix on Photobucket [s893.photobucket.com]
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345772 Sun Feb 09 2020 11:46 PM
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 31,107
'Bolter
You might be a Stovebolt Lover if: your two grandchildren (a girl & a boy) ask to sit in the Suburban every time they visit (2-3 times a week).

I think I have one legal child seat. If it works, I'll get another. Then, we will all go on at least a 15 minute ride, every time they visit/ask.

One will inherit the 1954 3106 Suburban.
The other will inherit the 1954 3104 Deluxe Pickup.


Tim
1954Advance-Design.com [1954advance-design.com]
1954 3106 Carryall Suburban [stovebolt.com] - part of the family for 49 years
1954 3104 5-window pickup w/Hydra-Matic [1954advance-design.com] - part of the family for 15 years
- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engines are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler. [chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com]
Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345804 Mon Feb 10 2020 03:29 AM
Joined: Dec 2007
Posts: 158
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'Bolter
Well, your “idea” has been a powerful opportunity for me to learn and find parts, or people that had them, for an old Chevy COE restoration. I’m 46 now but started this journey 13 years ago and I’m nearly done! I couldn’t have done it without your site and the people that are part of. So, thank you - it was a great “idea”!

Derek #2066

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Re: Stovebolt Love
Peggy M #1345807 Mon Feb 10 2020 04:07 AM
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'Bolter
You spend your birthday at Homecoming- - - - -twice! (And enjoy it!)
Jerry


The murder victim was drowned in a bathtub full of Rice Krispies and milk.
The coroner blamed the crime on a cereal killer!

Cringe and wail in fear, Eloi- - - - -we Morlocks are on the hunt!
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