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My daily driver #487909 Tue Dec 30 2008 03:55 PM
Joined: Jan 2002
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cmayna Offline OP
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Woogeroo has encouraged me to chime in about my daily. My defination of my daily driver is something that I drive very often rain or shine. Now that my wife's daily car died, she is using my daily Jimmy and I get to drive my truck every freaking day - yeah baby yeah.

My wife wants me to paint the truck and I don't, for if I do, like some of you, I will not use it as a truck. Maybe we can meet halfway by me doing something to the bed so I can haul stuff and not worry about scratching it.

Until's pics of Mr. Truck in action.

Hauling daughter's Mustang engine:

Yard mix hauling



Craig's '50 Chevy 3100 5 window
My truck
If I'm not working on my truck or VW camper, I'm fishing with the wife or smoking Salmon.
Re: My daily driver [Re: cmayna] #488002 Tue Dec 30 2008 10:51 PM
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Ghostrider Offline
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Don't paint it...looks pretty good like it is!

Re: My daily driver [Re: Ghostrider] #488484 Thu Jan 01 2009 12:07 AM
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a.d.-hawk Offline
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Nice pic's Craig! It's always cool to see a nice 'ol truck still getting dirty & getting the job done! cool

1948 Chevrolet 1-Ton Grain Truck
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"A Man & His Truck--It's a Beautiful Thing!"

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Re: My daily driver [Re: a.d.-hawk] #488500 Thu Jan 01 2009 01:00 AM
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BC52 Offline
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The paint looks fine to me thumbs_up

Re: My daily driver [Re: BC52] #507204 Wed Feb 18 2009 04:50 AM
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Roadmarks Offline
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That's a fine looking truck. New paint won't make it do what it does any better, and paint costs like stink!

Best wishes,


Re: My daily driver [Re: Roadmarks] #507613 Thu Feb 19 2009 04:29 AM
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Tedy Offline
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That truck looks great, I would leave it as is.

It took 11 years but we got "an ol' truck",
was driven daily, now short drives only frown
Re: My daily driver [Re: Tedy] #508596 Sat Feb 21 2009 04:41 PM
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coach-frank Offline
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Same here, leave her as she sits, nice truck!!

Re: My daily driver [Re: coach-frank] #508868 Sun Feb 22 2009 05:42 AM
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rehpotsirhcj Offline
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Love seeing ADs doing what they were designed to do.
Great looking truck Craig.

Re: My daily driver [Re: rehpotsirhcj] #509414 Mon Feb 23 2009 05:16 PM
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chevman32 Offline
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I wanted to leave the stock paint on my '54 GMC but there were so many places where the paint had lifted and it was rusty underneath so I went with a complete paint job. I now would never put anything in my oak bed now so use as a truck is not possible. I do enjoy having it look so good now.

Re: My daily driver [Re: chevman32] #509704 Tue Feb 24 2009 04:52 AM
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InTow Offline
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Very nice. Don't paint it.

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