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Re: [oletrucks] Show Trophys

To: "oletrucks" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Show Trophys
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2000 22:25:46 -0600
I used to ride Harleys and in this club it was popular to have a nice bike and a
rat bike to beat when yer all liquored up. Those are the old days, but the same
idea applies to our trucks.

Bill Bailey wrote:

> >Deve, are you going to drive your truck after you're done or will you be
> >afraid to drive it?
> >Don Simmons
> That's something I've always wondered about. I have been to several shows
> where the owners of the "trailer queens" always look like they are having a
> rotten time. They are so afraid that someone will come too close to the truck.
> To me at least that misses the point..my truck is probably one of the
> sorriest looking examples of a 57 chevy that is actually running. The rust
> and faded paint is really bad.
> But..I get a kick out of driving it, the knowledge that I drive something
> that just not anyone can get really appeals to me.
> Plus if she lays down on the side of the road I can usually fix it..and
> that previously undiscoverd mechanical talent is a good thing.
> Some day I hope to have my truck painted and looking good but I guarantee
> you that when it happens I will still drive it as much as possible.
> My point is don't get too caught up in  minute stuff, just enjoy the truck
> for whatever it turns out to be.
> Bill Bailey
> 57 Chevy 3100
> http://members.tripod.com/~oltruck
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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