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Old 01/22/2018, 12:11 PM   #1
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Turning 50

ok, so for me turning 50 is later this year BUT...

Doug turns 50 in 4 weeks...on Feb 20th. I'm hoping Neil will put a cupcake and candle on hood...perhaps even fire up engine if its possible.

142562 turns 50 soon, what about your Special??? Any plans for yours personally when the day arrives?

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Old 01/22/2018, 02:41 PM   #2
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That’s a great idea, mine is March 24th as I recall. Might have to plan a little party including a drive if the weather allows. Thanks for the suggestion.
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Old 01/22/2018, 03:45 PM   #3
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Mine is 50 on March 15th. Weather permitting, I take my Mustangs for a spin on their birthdays.

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Old 01/22/2018, 04:27 PM   #4
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Feb 5, is my GT/CS's birthday. I might treat myself to a Dilly bar.

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Old 01/25/2018, 01:46 AM   #5
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Mine is March 11th. Hoping for a break in the weather, but not holding my breathe.


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Old 01/25/2018, 07:39 AM   #6
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Gosh. Driving your favorite car that was made the same year you were born.
I think I'll be on the lookout for a '39 Ford coupe (flathead V-8 & 3 speed).

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Old 01/25/2018, 08:35 AM   #7
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Gosh. Driving your favorite car that was made the same year you were born.
I think I'll be on the lookout for a '39 Ford coupe (flathead V-8 & 3 speed).

Neil
Neil,
Not only that BUT Doug was produced in Feb and 9 months later I was born...coincidence??

39? Thought it was a '37? I had it wrong?
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Old 01/25/2018, 11:49 AM   #8
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Gosh. Driving your favorite car that was made the same year you were born.
I think I'll be on the lookout for a '39 Ford coupe (flathead V-8 & 3 speed).

Neil
Neil, that’s too funny. While my GT/CS is 11 years younger than me, my high school car and I were born in the same year. Below is my 1957 Chevy short box pickup I enjoyed for a few years. Updated with a mildly built 283 4bbl dual exhaust converted to 12v. Original 3 speed converted to a floor shift. For a heavy thick steel truck this little guy was fast! Foolishly when gas got to $1.00 a gallon I sold it.

Sorry for this lousy picture, it’s the only one I have. Taken in Manito Park (Spokane, WA) in the spring of 1975 with a Kodak Instamatic 126 film camera.

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Old 01/25/2018, 05:49 PM   #9
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Gosh. Driving your favorite car that was made the same year you were born.
I think I'll be on the lookout for a '39 Ford coupe (flathead V-8 & 3 speed).

Neil
Well Neil plan on coming to Weeping Water, NE for you birthday. We can fix you up with this 21K mile unrestored original 39 Ford!
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Old 01/25/2018, 08:21 PM   #10
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Neil, thatís too funny. While my GT/CS is 11 years younger than me, my high school car and I were born in the same year. Below is my 1957 Chevy short box pickup I enjoyed for a few years. Updated with a mildly built 283 4bbl dual exhaust converted to 12v. Original 3 speed converted to a floor shift. For a heavy thick steel truck this little guy was fast! Foolishly when gas got to $1.00 a gallon I sold it.

Sorry for this lousy picture, itís the only one I have. Taken in Manito Park (Spokane, WA) in the spring of 1975 with a Kodak Instamatic 126 film camera.

Mike
Mike,
dang! the truck rocks!! are you going to get another one?
Love it.
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Old 01/25/2018, 08:23 PM   #11
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Well Neil plan on coming to Weeping Water, NE for you birthday. We can fix you up with this 21K mile unrestored original 39 Ford!
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That is a beautiful 39 Ford.
Neil, sounds like a great way to spend your special day! (you are still a young man!) Sheryl
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Old 01/25/2018, 10:14 PM   #12
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Well Neil plan on coming to Weeping Water, NE for you birthday. We can fix you up with this 21K mile unrestored original 39 Ford!
Marty
Saw it. It truly is a remarkable survivor story!
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Old 01/27/2018, 08:30 PM   #13
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My HCS is a young'en. It won't turn 50 until July 3rd.

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Old 01/30/2018, 12:08 PM   #14
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Old 01/30/2018, 05:22 PM   #15
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Mine is 50 on April 4 th! Chances are with all our salt & sand, I won't be out on the road until the end of the month. With my new Vintage AC installed, I'm looking forward to cruising over to the seacoast more often this coming summer.
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