I drew and built my frame. Everything was done at home in a 12′ x 24′ shed or out in the yard, weather permitting.
I wanted to do this project with the family to get my kids involved in the car scene
I purchased the start of this project by trading for it piece by piece traded a 1929 Mercedes Benz kit car for the project and a lot of other old goodies to make this build happen.
Since my Dad passed away last year we have been taking it to car shows and driving it!
My best friend and son helped me build this truck. Having my son help with this build, I was able to pass on some old hot rod knowledge down to him.
It was my Fathers, Grandfathers and Great-Grandfathers truck and was used as a lot truck when my Great-Grandfather had it. It would haul or tow anything they put on, or behind it. It wasn’t fast, but it had the power.
I thought that I would love to own this truck. In June of 2009 I saw it was up for sale, so I went and bought it.
We often hear of weddings taking place between a man and a woman, but, what do you get when you marry two cabs and a chassis that were never meant … Continue Reading 1954 Chevy COE Crew Cab – Eddie Dalton
I sold my first truck that I had which was a 94 f150 for $3000 same day went and bought the 70 and drove it for a year before I went and started restoring it
“The names Bond, Joe Bond”
My dad had a 65 when I was young. Was the first truck my dad let me drive.
This was a project made from various parts, collected over time. Some parts were scratch built and therefore, the start date and purchase price are relative numbers.
We see memories.
We see bench seats
and dates riding close.
We see rides in the
back and feeling free.
We see country roads
with the windows down.
We see learning to
drive a stick, learning how to change oil and plugs.
We see a friend.
Yeah, they may see a truck, and they’d be right.
But we see our trucks. And they are beautiful.
Every car show it has kids climbing on it to get pictures.
I have a big spider and a fake severed hand in a hand cuff that I hang off of it at the shows.
Let’s start this new year off right, let’s start telling the stories again and get some new material.
Well, after several months, (Almost 5) away because of life and work, we finally got some time to get to a car event. The Friday Night Cruise at Denton, MD. … Continue Reading Denton Friday Night Cruise – July 2018