My 65 Good Times

by Will
(Tillamook Oregon)

Starting out

Starting out

When I was 16 Many Many years ago my Dad gave me a 1962 Chevy short box truck, from that point I was hooked! However after a few years and a bit of growing up I was forced to sale it.. That was a ruff day. Twenty years later I found a 1965 Chevy short box for sale. I drove past this truck every Sunday after church for about two years. One day I decided to stop and just ask if it was for sale? At that time it was not. However being the persistent man Im, I kept my eyes on that girl. Well just a few months ago I took another chance and marched up to the door once again. To be honest I did not think the owner would ever part with her. To my surprise the owner said if you want her its gonna cost ya, Again I was thinking I would go home empty handed... NOT THIS TIME ;) The price was right and I had the cash... after handing over the cash she was all mine.
I have just started working on the truck so it is far from complete, Time will tell the direction we go, But it will be exactly What I lost so many years ago.

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Jan 21, 2012
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Nice Catch
by: WEJ

Looks like a great catch, Keep us all posted as you dress her down to dress her up for PCH...

Jan 16, 2012
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Awesome!
by: Anonymous

So glad you got your dream girl ;)It would be great to post some pictures of your truck when you're done fixing her up. She would look great cruising Pacific Coast Highway in So Cal!

Jan 10, 2012
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Persistence has its rewards!
by: Anonymous

Wow! What a great story! I've always said that a little determination can go a very long way. You have proven this with your persistence to own the truck of your dreams! Way to go! I am very interested to see what "direction" you are going to go with this truck. With a truck like this, the possibilities are endless! Keep us and the other viewers of this post informed!

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