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  1. Put a GOOD!! video camera pointed at the doors from inside. And tie it to your cell phone. Run 440 to the door handles. LOL
  2. Been in the retail business for 40 years selling and buying car parts. We use all shipping including Greyhound. 90% of the time, shipping time has been reasonable.
  3. I'm in Orlando getting my truck worked on. We park our trucks at Mannheim across from the fair grounds. Should be in tomorrow.
  4. Did 140k 1099 last year as a driver of a new truck. Truck gross 400k plus. drove 110k miles. This year we are doing better. 1099 works great because of taxes. You still m in WPB FL?
  5. Knock on Asphalt. 5 million plus miles from tow bars starting in 68 to one car to 11 car trailers. I have never been invoked in a accident. So, I cannot comment. Still hauling cars at 68 years old. Love the hobby. Picture of my 2019 Pet in Moab UT.
  6. We have many parts. We have a vendor that makes them for us. Need more info. Thanks Dave
  7. I have been away checking here very seldom. Been on the road moving cars across country. What is going on with your knees? i also tore the Meniscus in my left knee. Know my right knee is giving me problems. I guess all the years from jumping out of airplanes, tow trucks, car haulers and being a mechanic. Doc says knee replacement. I'm looking into Stem Cell procedure. Still driving the truck but being very careful not to make sudden moves. I will be following your progress with your knees and car. If I can, I'm going to be on the road for another 2 years then look into what action to take with
  8. What are you trying to do if you don't mind me asking?
  9. I'm sure that I have one. Will not be in town till Oct. Shop is in Sonora CA. 95327
  11. Looking good. Were going to do our 34 Dodge tow truck in a couple of years. Can you take a good picture of your spare tire mount and tell how long the tube that holds the tire? You have been a great help. Thanks you Dave
  12. It also comes with a tech adviser. He is Dave, nick name DC8 Dave. He has the most knowledge of the DC8. He knows them inside out.
  13. I started cruising Woodward Ave with my dad in the early 60s. He worked for GM and his job was to test muscle cars. He would bring home a different car almost every night and my dad would would take me and a friend or 2 depending on the car and go street racing. My dad was a professional driver. He was a backup driver for NASCAR in the 50s. He would have to report on the results. Not only GM he would bring home but also the other big 3. It was mostly for testing. Then I got my license in 68 and my 1st car was a 65 Chev Impala SS convertible with the 409-400-4 speed. 400.00. Woodward and Telegr
  14. Hello I have a 1930 DC 8 with many spare part. I'm in CA. I can deliver to FL since I haul cars for a living. Need a email to send about 50 plus pictures. These cars are beautiful when done. I would deliver the package for 5k. Call 209-613-1199 Thanks Dave
  15. Find this guy. Shelby Jet. He bought this car new and still has it. 62 fuel car. He just finished this black one. He and I use to to street race on the Woodward Ave.
  16. Matt. I was an engineer for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn MI from 1978 to 80 when we got laid off. I worked on these cars for the Indy 500 and we also did the commercial shoot. It was a neat time. Drove these cars around our test truck and they did pretty well for the times.
  17. We have a 34 Dodge tow truck that runs with a stock 6 volt system in parades and have no problems.
  18. We have reproduction frames and many other parts. Best to call. 209-613-1199 Thanks Dave PS Please send pictures of your progress.
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