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My Dream Is comming true #106420
Sat Jan 10 2004 10:12 PM
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Well, I will be breaking ground for a fifties style Pure gas station. The size is 38x30. After a long search to no avail I found a company that is making the exterior panels for me. I will let you know of our progress and will post some photos when it's all done. I can hardly wait.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106421
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Terry,
Can't wait to see the pics!
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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106422
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Terry, how far are you from Toledo? It might be Road Trip time when the station is done , post some pictures of the progress as you go. a 50's Pure sounds pretty cool


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106423
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Terry,
Sounds like a dream many of us have. Take us along with you by sharing pictures of the process. I'll help post them if you need it.

Jeff Wilson runs the "Gas from the Past" restoration shop in Peculiar, Mo. south of Kansas City. Inside his building he put a vintage 1950s porcelain Pure station building. The service bay is his paint booth and the office is his office. The driveway area is his restoration workshop. It is wonderful to see. If you get the chance, it would be valuable to you to visit or at least talk with Jeff. Here is a peek, click to visit his site.



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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106424
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Jim, Thanks for the link. Seeing that Pure station made my "viagra" kick in. I will be glad to send you some pics to post as we make progress.
I am about 1 hour east of Columbus in Coshocton County. Coshocton Co. is sort of the advertising capital of the world. The American Art Works was located here that made most of the Coca-Cola Trays. Check your oil-top pens and pencils, they made those also. Located here was also the Meek Company, Novelty Advertising, The Beech Company and Shaw Barton advertising company that produced mainly advertising calanders and other advertising specialties. Oh, by the way, tell all your wives and girlfriends the Longaberger Basket Co. is just down the road in Dresden.
I love this site and hang around here alot.
Thanks again,
Terry

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106425
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Good luck with it Terry... sounds like a great project!


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106426
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Way cool..wanne see pics when done.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106427
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Now I don't think a road trip would be a wise thing to do , if Danielle finds out that Longaberger baskets are just down the road I'll be broke in no time , Gas pumps are cheeper I think HA HA


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Chris, Pick me up on the way, Danielle and my wife can exchange basket stories while you and I go check out the Pure station.

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Sounds like a plan Jeff, I love road trips


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Thu Jan 15 2004 08:07 PM
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Well, We broke ground yesterday and also broke the neighbors phone line digging the footer.
Hope that is the only thing to go wrong on this project.

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Hey Ohio oil, Can you believe someone dug through the neighbors phone line!lol

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Well, Progress is slowed down alot with temps in the upper teens and 3 inches of snow on the ground.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106433
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Hey Terry we're practically neighbors! Well almost. I live up north of you off of 77. In Canton. 1 hours maybe. Road trip time in the Hot Rod for sure. When it's warmer.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106434
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Terry sent in these pictures of the progress on his Pure station. It is 30 x 38.




We're livin' this dream with you Terry. Wish I had the room to do that. Hey, we could start up an organization to help other enthusiasts build the retro station of their dreams. How about calling it "Habitat for Oldgasoholics" ?


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106435
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Thanks so much for posting the pics oldgas. My picture posting is about as good as my doing brain surgery. lol

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106436
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Looks good so far Terry. Keep us posted as the station progresses.
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Well the weather is somewhat co-operating. The sides and roof are on. We only have 50 or so panels to make and then they can be fastened on. Just got the blue shingles in today to put on over the peel-n-seal.
I hope to be posting some more pics soon.

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I hope to post some of the latest pics soon. The siding is almost made and ready to be pu on the building. I am also doing some of the drywall work on the inside.

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We'll be waiting to see how the progress
is coming.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106440
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Thanks for the update Jerry and that is awesome what you are doing.......

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106441
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Update pictures from Terry:





I can close my eyes and see this going up on my place. Terry, you are living my dream and probably a lot of other guys' too.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106442
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Thanks for posting the pics. It is coming along pretty well. We started puting on the panels for the siding the other day. Blue on the bottom row and the rest is white. I have a fellow coming after the siding is all on to put blue pin stripe around the top.
I am hanging and finishing the drywall myself and remembering why I stopped doing drywall years ago.

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That is one remarkable building Terry. You should be proud. We can't wait for the next set of photos.

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Great job, Terry! That bldg is gonna rock when it's finished & filled with stuff! I know what you mean about the drywall; my shoulders are sore just thinking about it!!!

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Terry really has it starting to look like a real Pure Station now. He says that siding is a real slow process. This is going to be cool.



Thanks for keeping us up to date and including us in on your dream, Terry.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106446
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GEEZ LOUISE, TERRY....THAT'S ONE PHAT DREAM COME TRUE! LIVING LARGE IS THAT GAS STATION....ALL I CAN SAY IS WOW! YOU LUCKY DAWG!
CAN'T WAIT TO SEE IT FINISHED.
TAKE YOUR TIME, DUDE.....AS LONG AS IT'S DONE IN THE NEXT 5 DAYS!

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Thanks again for posting the pics. It is really starting to take shape.

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Great looking station.Keep the pic's
coming so we can all live our dreams thru
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Terry, I want to know when that babys ready for viewing! Since I live in Canton (about an 1hr+ north of you)I'll be down. If your ever up this way give me an email.

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THAT IS REALLY COOOOOL!
I LIKE IT!

are your neighbors scratching their heads wondering where you moved that station in from?!! LOL!

Longberger?!! everytime that name is even mentioned around me i feel light in the $$$$$$$ area! "OUCH!"

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Looks great Terry!


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Thanks for all the compliments. The neighbors have'nt really said too much. I think they all figure I'm nuts by now anyway.
I have a Pure oil sign on the original pole that we are going to erect out front of the building. It's 18ft. tall and 6ft. in diameter. I am waiting for the time when some litle old couple pull's in late at night and wants me to change a tire. lol

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I thought you'd like this link with lots of pictures of old porcelain panel gas stations.
http://www.agilitynut.com/gas4a.html
Be sure to click on "Ice Boxes page 2" while you're there to see even more.

Now everyone who wants a station like these at their house, raise your hand!

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Wow Jim! those are some great stations. I'm glad you shared this with us. Amazing how you being on strike, is a benifit to the rest of us.

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Wow! Thats my new 2nd favorite web site. One of my goals is to have a porcelain station on my property.
Thanks for the link Jim.
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Thanks Jim!!! Killer site!!! Now I can spend even more time in front of the computer!!!!

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Jim, it's all your fault that I was up half the night looking at all of those stations. I am really glad that you posted that wonderful link.
Reading the history of all the designs is so interesting to me.

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Well folks, Just about 10 more panels to go and the siding will be done.
I will be posting some more pics soon.

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Here is how Terry's dream is coming along.






Some of us just dream, but Terry is really making his really happen. Awesome job. Remember guys, don't drool on your computer keyboard. It with short the thing out, sparks flyin' all over. So when will the "open house" be Terry?

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Terry Great Job !!!!!!!!!
Has got to be heart pump'n.PURE has always been one of my favorite oil companies.
Hope you invite all the OLDGAS members to the Grand Opening.I have a old PURE tire that needs a home.
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AWESOME, TERRY! REALLY NICE JOB. IT MUST BE NICE TO KNOW YOU CAN STEP OUT INTO YOUR OWN BACKYARD AND GO BACK IN TIME AND HANG-OUT AT THE OLD GASTION SETTING. IF I WANTED TO DO SOMETHING THAT HERE, THE TOWN WOULD CUFF ME AND HAUL ME AWAY....FOREVER! SO ENJOY WHAT PRIVILEGES YOU HAVE IN YOUR TOWN!
KUDOS TO YOU, AND OF COURSE FUTURE UPDATES ARE MUCH APPRECIATED....EXTERIOR, SIGNAGE, INTERIOR, ETC.

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Looking outstanding Terry..I'm a lil jealous but very happy for you my friend...please keep us updated ...LOOKS Fantastically and indubadibly AWESOME. Too cool

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Thanks for the comments and for posting the pics. I just returned from Carlile and Hershey Pa. I picked up a few goodies.
Prices were extra high this year.

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Well we got the lettering on the other day. Still waiting for the 6 inch pin-stripe. We are now working on installing the outdoor wood burner/hot water heating system.
I will send some more pics soon.

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Here's the latest picture of Terry's station.

Looks like he's coming down the home stretch.


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106466
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what a great job i need a texaco one

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106467
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Very cool Keep up the dream


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106468
Wed Apr 27 2005 05:37 PM
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That is just too cool.Great job.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106469
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That Is A Dream Come True!!!! I gotta get one... When is the grand opening?


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106470
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I love it!!! What a fantastic looking station.
Erik

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106471
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I WANT ONE! I WANT ONE!


DID I MENTION I WANTED ONE?

NICE WORK TERRY! VERY NICE! YOU BRING A BIG SMILE TO MY FACE...AND THAT'S A GOOD THING! THANKS FOR SHARING!

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You know Terry since I'm only about an hour away in Canton I'll have to bring the Nova or the F1 down for an oil change. Looks great!

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106473
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Thanks for all the compliments. I just need to get some time to finish the inside.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106474
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Man oh Man..does that look awesome...outstanding Job indeed

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106475
Tue May 31 2005 07:46 PM
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Well I finaly finished the drywall and it is primed and painted. Now I need to do the floor coating, the trim and move in.
This has been a lengthy project.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106476
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Terry , what kind of pumps will you be putting out front?


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I probably won't put any pumps out front. I will keep them inside. I am afraid of the weather being too rough on them and also the temptation of vandalism.
We live in a small subdivision and crime here is the occasional barking dog or a cat fight. I guess worrying about the weather is kind of silly, I doubt any of the old gas station owners took their pumps in at nite.
I have a restored Tokeim 39, a restored Bennet 756 and of course my recently purchased Rapid Dayton Visable.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106478
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Well I put the last coat on the floor today. Don't let anyone tell you that U-coat-it is real simple and easy. It took a little more than what they tell you but, It sure looks good.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106479
Wed Jul 06 2005 04:04 AM
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at the country store..
terry,
your station looks great, sure would like to see what that U-COAT floor shine looks like.
joe..


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106480
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Terry sent these pictures in. I'll let him tell you about them.







Mighty fine station you have there Terry!


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106481
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Well, I am moving in at last. It has been a real project and an enjoyable one most of the time.
The floor is from U-coat-It. It is an epoxy based floor coating that really is'nt that hard to put on. I would not reccommend it for inside a home especially in a basement. The fumes from the clear coat are extremely potent. I was afraid for someone to light a cigarette with-in 20 yards of the building when I was putting it on.
I am having a ball moving in and setting up displays and shelving for my collection. So far I have put the restored Vendo Coke machine in and my tall 39 done in Pure ofcourse. Most of my Pure cans and a showcase filled with little Pure give aways.
The whole thing turned out even better than I expected. It was a lot of work but it sure was worth it. I have had some visitors, mostly neighbors and friends and they have all said they had no idea how much it really looks like the real thing.
Thanks to all of you who have followed me along here with my dream, the folks who have posted pics for me and all who have inspired me with the great compliments. This site and the people who post on here are the greatest.
Thanks again,
Terry

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106482
Wed Jul 27 2005 03:19 AM
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Fantastic Looking Terry ,You realy put together a Classic Building , will you be putting an Island and pumps out front?


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106483
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Chris, I don't think I will put much outside. It is too tempting for the neighborhood kids to throw rocks at.
Our school district is in trouble now with money woes. They say the state gives $5000 per student and I would hate to see the school system lose anymore if I would catch a kid destroying something out here.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106484
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Well guys, I took the Rapid-Dayton visable up and a Tokeim 300 to be restored. I can't wait to get them both back and in the station.
I will post some pics when they return.

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Come on Terry hurry up , can't wait to see the end result, anyone who is into this hobby has had this Dream at some time , so comeon light a fire under someone . this is to cool


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106486
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What kind of Vendo Coke machine? The station looks fantastic.

Joey

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106487
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Hope no one minds me moving this back up. A couple of guys have been trying to find this and could'nt. So I shot it back up.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106488
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Hey Terry. Good thing you brought it back up, I was following your build, as well as other too, and have missed seeing it for a while. Please post more pics so we can drool over them. I think I can speak for everyone on here that it's been quite enjoyable watching you build your dream. Keep it goin'!
Ken.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106489
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Terry...just found your post and will need to visit since we are very close to you in Dover...I can obtain what is supposedly the last Pure advertising billboard in Ohio but it's a huge one...maybe 20 feet long with lots of panels...

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106490
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***WOW*** I'm just seeing this for the first time, how did I miss this? What a great place to hang out, work on cars and sip a few beers. I guess if these aren't around anymore, make your own!! But it DEFINATELY needs pumps outside. Just put some junk ones out that you don't mind if they get ruined. Just a thought.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106491
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Just thought I would bring this to the top again, I have some interior pics I am going to try to post.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106492
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Here are my pumps. A Tokeim 300 and a tall 39

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106493
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Heres the pic.




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Well, That was nice, I'll try again

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106495
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I hope that someday my former service station could look as good as yours. At least you don't have to keep nearly 40 pages of documents on the UST's for your Pure station.

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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106496
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Here are some more pics (I hope this works)






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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106497
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Well, Some worked and some did'nt.
I think I had better give up on pic posting.
Thanks,
Terry

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106498
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Don't give up Terry. Loving all the photos! That is an awesome Station.
Mike

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106499
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Terry, go to www.picsorban.com
Upload the photo, and then cut and paste the link they give you.....nothing simpler.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106500
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Here it goes again

This is the wife's 66 Mustang.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106501
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Thanks Arch, I did it, I did it.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106502
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That is SOOOOOOO cool!! Love the can display. Beautiful job. I'm sitting here speechless and dumbfounded. I really want one of those!! Guess I'll just have to live through someone elses eyes.
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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106503
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No problem, glad to help. Good lookin stang, six cylinder right? Is it original or restored? I have an A-Code coupe I am doing right now. Here she is.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106504
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Wow, Looks Great, Mine is a 6 cyl. Restored and I am the second owner. The car came from Maryland. It is Not A1 show room, It's a sharp driver. The wife and I have a great time driving it on the weekends looking for gas stuff. I don't know if I could get a pump in the trunk or not. lol

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106505
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Not a good pump hauler. I am trying to get mine to mid grade 1 shape, but still driveable. Everything was original, even found 2 build sheets.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106506
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terry.... its a thing of beauty when things are done and done right ... your project was done right. congratulations !!!!... what an awesome job. makes me wish for a big backyard !!!.

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Thanks for the compliments guys. This IS the time something came out better than I thought it would.

Arch, That Mustang is looking great. I see it is RED too. I like red.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106508
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Wow, what a great place. Is it on a road for everyone to enjoy. My Texaco/Country store is in a subdivision, I enjoy watching people slowing down to take a look. Have great pride, you have done a great job.

Re: My Dream Is comming true #106509
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7 miles from Texas in Louisian...
All I can say is WOW!!!!!!!


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Re: My Dream Is comming true #106510
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Pumpedup, I am in a subdivision too. It can be seen from county road 16 if you know where to look. I am between West Lafayette and Coshocton Ohio.

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Terry, here is a picture of mine. I would like to put in the windows of the doors the Marfak Lubricattion and other signage. Still want to put some Texaco signs on the front as well. Your station is great. Did your wife think you were crazy when you wanted to start out on this?


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Well, I have the Mustang, the Coca Cola machine and the pumps.. now I just need the one place to put them all together like what you have. Maybe someday.

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that station is hands down the coolest thing ive ever seen and i love the 17 inch americans on that stang brett..

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Had some folks looking for this and could'nt find it so I bumped it to the top for them.
Stll waiting to get my visable back from the shop so I can post some pics of it's new home here.

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Tried to post a pic of the new addition to my station, a Tokeim 850. I stopped to visit Miles Little and he had one I had to have.
I will keep trying.

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