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10-20-2012 07:24 AM Chickasha 2012
My dream list.

My wife will occasionally mention how much she likes the original Barracudas with their huge back windows. I kinda like them, too. But every time I find one for sale, she shoots it down. No price, no info.

I debated whether to put the 46 Sedan Delivery here or in the Rough Stuff. Could have gone either way. $4000 OBO.

There were a lot of fat fendered Fords and Tri-Five Chevies at this meet. Did not get the info on the fat fender behind the 57. I have always had a soft spot for 57's. $7999 OBO. The windshield was right; very little rust.

Two door station wagons. What can I say. My drag car was a 2-door wagon. The 56 Parklane was marked $6500.....and SOLD. I thought I overheard $5500 but another guy said $3200. I am inclined to believe 55.

The 55 Stude is a V-8. Marked $8500 OBO.

X-frame 409's. Gets my motor running. This was a clean 63, 400 horse, 4 speed, SS. $26,500. I have too few garages and too few $.


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10-20-2012 07:00 AM Chickasha 2012
Better and fine stuff.

The 52 Merc still has the flatty in place. I think it is a steal at $2200. What a custom you could make out of this.

A triplet of early 60's Fords. The 63 falcon would make a great gasser candidate. Asking price $4000. Didn't get down and check the floors, rockers, and quarters, but it might be a fair price if they are clean.

The 63 Fairlane looked like a good street cruiser candidate at $3800. Still had the 260.

If the 64 had only been a 2 door sedan it would have made it to my dream list. I guess you could make an almost T-Bolt clone with this 2 door hardtop. I think a better deal than the 63 at $2500.

There were some fine cars there as well. The Cuda had 340 emblems on the hood. Black on black. No price or info. Maybe they thought it was a car show.

The Ford was beautiful. The price was available from the owner. He was working a sale on it as I snapped the photo. I didn't want to tie up his or my time getting the price out of him.


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10-20-2012 06:50 AM Chickasha 2012
Rough stuff.

The late 40's / early 50's panel delivery wasn't too bad. Except for the Pontiac Eight driver's door. It almost fit. A good bodyman (not me) could massage it to fit correctly. $6500

I assume the next one was a 30's Ford. It was originally a 4 door. The back doors had been welded shut, I assume when the top was chopped. I struck up a conversation with another observer. We agreed the proportions of the back side glass to door glass was way off. But if the back openings were filled, it might make a decent looking sedan delivery. But the amount of work required to clean up the bad welding would be unbelievable. $850

The Ranchero is my best of the worst. The quarters are shot. It has the straight 6 in it. $4500 OBO.


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10-20-2012 06:40 AM Chickasha 2012
Time for my annual photos of the Chickasha Fall Swap Meet.

The first photo here is what I bought. And probably why my wife dreads my going to swap meets. The seat bottom will be a frame and spring donor for my back seat. The yard cart is for the lawn tractor to make those landscaping chores easier on my wife.

I broke out laughing when I saw the second photo. Had to add it to this year's photos.

My brother-in-law is into bikes. I called him about this one. He said $35 - $50. Bike was marked $275. I didn't even try.

I always find a hard to find intake system when I go to Chickasha. How about a Chrysler long ram intake? $1400. I have the phone number if you want it.


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10-02-2012 07:31 AM Hood
Started working out some of the dents last night. I am getting better at it, but it will still require filler. Have to work some of the high spots down before I am done with the driver's side. Then on to the passenger's side.


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