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Re: [oletrucks] Burnt Truck

To: "Alan D. Gingles" <agingles@nucleus.com>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Burnt Truck
From: "Richard Reul" <rreul@gallatinriver.net>
Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 14:08:39 -0500
After being a fireman for thirty years I have seen this too many times than
I want to remember. There are many irreplacable things you loose in a fire,
but thank God it wasn't a member of your family. Again, I'm sorry to hear of
your lose and good luck.
Rich Reul
1951  3604
Dixon, IL
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan D. Gingles" <agingles@nucleus.com>
To: "Ron Duncan" <rondunc@webzone.net>
Cc: "Oletrucks" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 13, 2000 9:36 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Burnt Truck

> Ron Duncan wrote:
> > My house just burnt down.  It started in the garage most likely from a
> > heater.  Yes, my grandfathers 51 Chevy 1/2 ton truck was in there
> > restored.  Just about all of the metal was warped.  The garage door
> > fell on the cab and caved it in.  I drug it out of the garage with tears
> > my eyes and put it in storage until I can get the house rebuilt.  I had
> > updated the frame , suspension, disk brakes etc.  I am at a loss right
> > as to what to do.  I have the VIN plate untouched by the fire.  I may
> > pull all the metal back off and start over but am too overwhelmed to
> > any hard decisions.  Several people have looked at it and said it would
be a
> > lot cheaper to just buy another truck.  That is probably true, but my
> > earliest memories of this truck was sitting in my Papaw's lap steering
> > truck when I was about 7 years old.  I am 55 now. Another truck just
> > do.
> >
> > I think I am going to be in the market for a parts doner truck or two or
> > could start buying cabs, fenders, etc.  Anybody got any ideas.  I need
> > find parts pretty close to home.  I won't be able to afford big shipping
> > bills.
> >
> > I have whined enough.  Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> >
> > Ron Duncan
> > Tulsa, Oklahoma  74135
> > 918-743-0230
> > rondunc@webzone.net
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> Ron,
> My heart goes out to you and your family. I can't begin to imagine how you
> be feeling, but I wish you well in the rebuilding of your house and truck.
> --
> Alan Gingles
> Calgary, Alberta
> 1948 Chevy 1314 street rod
> http://www.nucleus.com/~agingles
> Alan's Hot Wheels Heaven
> http://www.nucleus.com/~agingles/ALAN6.HTM
> 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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