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Old 05-03-2017, 11:54 PM
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Default 1937 Chevy Coupe

I've been promising a build thread for some time... so here it is.

First and foremost, this is not my car. It belongs to a good friend and I hope my hand serves my friend and his car well. (We'll see how that works out.)

Back story: He and I scoured the 'net and told everybody we knew, we were looking for a '37 or '38 Chevy coupe. Some 3 or 4 years went by and no reasonable, affordable or sensible candidates surfaced... until one of his co-workers "caught wind" and led us to a relative, who supposedly had a '37 for sale...

My buddy got the relative's ph# and gave it a ring. The owner couldn't send pictures, but he said enough to prompt a "leap of faith" and a 4 hour road trip. When we arrived, this is what we found...









... sorry for the crappy phone pics... but it was, indeed, a '37 coupe tucked away in an old highway van for some 15 years. We looked it over, under, inside, out, end to end and the removed sheetmetal as well. I stuck a small magnet (inconspicuously ) to as many surfaces as possible.

We climbed out of the trailer and had a private discussion... needless to say, my buddy bought the car.

That's all for tonight. I'll continue tomorrow.

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Old 05-04-2017, 06:17 AM
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OK FINE! Post up 3 fugly pix of a hot find and then keep us hangin....
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Old 05-04-2017, 06:27 AM
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Ok. You've got our attention.
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:02 AM
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And then???


Hahaha will be watching.
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:44 AM
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Looks like a start, now GET TO WORK AND MAKE IT GOOOOOO. LOL
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Old 05-04-2017, 07:50 AM
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All righty then
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Old 05-04-2017, 09:50 AM
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You're not fooling me, it's a '65 Chev. BTW, nice find.
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