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GMman

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1399 days ago

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#1 posted 1399 days ago

My surrogate father had one of the Covair pickups. I got my hands on a set of GM manuals for the Corvair and gave them to him.
There is one of the Jeep pickups setting in a guys yard in Littlerock, Ca, about ten miles from here,Rand

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#2 posted 1399 days ago

LOL, when I got out of the service and went back to college, the ‘rage’ at the time was converted vans. Shag carpeting, bed, lights, etc. I bought a Greenbrier van, which is a Corvair Van. That thing was a piece of junk! I had to rebuild the carbs every other month, the bearing on the wheels went twice a year, and on and on. But it sure was fun.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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#3 posted 1399 days ago

Couple months ago, I passed one of those Ford Econoline pickups. Followed him off the freeway and into a gas station. Got a good look. Totally restored and Suhweeet! Candy apple red, tucked and rolled red and white leather seats. Steel bed, though.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 1399 days ago

Good old days

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#5 posted 1399 days ago

My first car was an old Corvair- had to spray ether in the carb every time to start the engine. And when it was even a tiny bit warm wouldn’t restart no way. Had to pump gas with the engine running. PIA big time hunk of junk.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#6 posted 1399 days ago

Hate to tell you how many of those I’ve junked out in my time. My Dad had a wrecking yard so did I for a while. ....................................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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#7 posted 1399 days ago

As a matter of fact I saw one of these at a Cracker Barrel this week. (the VW) first time in a lot of years.

-- Life is good.

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#8 posted 1398 days ago

Rivergirl,
Totally agree, but they sure were cute!
Severely wanted a Spyder convertible. Probably lucky I never realized my wish.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 1398 days ago

Yeah Gene- it was cute. But it’s a good thing I was too. Always need to solicit help to get the damn thing running again!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#10 posted 1398 days ago

Bet you had no lack of help! Bet you still wouldn’t.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 1398 days ago

I’ve got a neighbor with an econoline pickup (60’s). We’ll be restoring it probably this winter. Will be making the bed and lot’s of wood dash/interior panels for it from Walnut; going to have a big block…the only thing that will not be original will be the body.

-- Darrell B.

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#12 posted 1398 days ago

Good stuff.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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