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Subject: Fw: [oletrucks] Abandoned, my foot.
From: "Bob KNOTTS" <raknotts@qwest.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 00:24:20 -0700
I forgot to send this to the list! BK
----- Original Message ----- ist <From: "Bob KNOTTS" <raknotts@qwest.net>
To: "tim" <lloydt@Colorado.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 12:20 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Abandoned, my foot.

> Tim, is the registration on "Peanut" current? Here in PHX, you can park
> car forever if it has current registration. If it doesn't run, so you can
> get it emissions tested, you can have it registered as "Deinsured", which
> means you  pay the registration, but it can't be driven. One of my
> is consistent in calling the "Grass Police" everytime my grass gets too
> high, or I have some other yard defect.  I've been sorely tempted to
> him and his really obnoxious shortwave antennas. (antennas aren't
> in our development) But that would make me an old grouch, and the antennas
> aren't hurting me. But I am thinking seriously abt building two 6-8 ' high
> concrete dinosaurs in my front yard, and painting them purple and pink.I
> have the drawings. The city says there is no ordinance prohibiting
> dinosaurs of any color. (It took them  2 months to grudgingly admit that
> little fact.) Bob K
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "tim" <lloydt@Colorado.EDU>
> To: "Ole Truckers" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 8:40 PM
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Abandoned, my foot.
> > On Oct 15, 2003, at 9:18 PM, Carl & Becky Ham wrote:
> > > I understand money may be a problem (you mentioned you haven't run the
> > > truck while figuring-out a problem).  Can't you work out a deal with
> > > your roommate to let you park in the garage?  Or could you find a
> > > friend or relative willing to let you store your vehicle with them
> > > (assuming the same 'laws' don't apply where they live).  Is there a
> > > garage, body shop, car dealer or etc. close-by that would let you keep
> > > your truck there?  Some of these places have fenced and lighted lots
> > > that may be safer than leaving your truck to the mercy of vandals
> > > while sitting on the street.
> >
> > I respectfully disagree with your suggestions.  One, I own the house,
> > and my roommate lives here on the condition that he keeps his Lotus in
> > the garage (although I did use the garage for a few months while
> > rebuilding the U-joint).  Two, I don't want to store Peanut at a
> > friend's or relative's place.  And three, I definitely don't want to
> > store Peanut at some garage somewhere.  Basically, I believe that I
> > should be able to keep my truck parked adjacent to my property, as long
> > as it's not a danger to anyone (parking brake's on, truck's in gear,
> > wheels are blocked), not an environmental hazard (it's no longer
> > leaking oil), and not an eyesore (perish the thought!).
> >
> > > I assume you chose where you live for a reason.  Keep in mind that as
> > > a resident you have a social responsibility to that neighborhood or
> > > community to abide by their laws or ordinances.
> >
> > That reason is mostly monetary -- it was the only house I could find
> > that fit my needs within my budget.  Fortunately, the neighborhood no
> > longer has a covenant-controlled homeowner's association.  I do keep up
> > good relations with my neighbors (including the owner of a 52 Chevy
> > pickup on my cul-de-sac, when I see him) -- except that one
> > troublemaker who complained about my truck.  If I had my druthers, like
> > many other folks on this list, I'd be living in some place with a 3- or
> > 4-car garage.  But as it is, this was the only place I could afford,
> > and I even had to convert the family room into a garage myself.
> >
> > Tim Lloyd, lloydt@colorado.edu
> > http://54peanut.blogspot.com
> > 1954 Chevy 3100 Pickup "Peanut"
> > 1954 Chevy 3100 Panel "Being paid for"
> > 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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