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Went on a Garage tour yesterday

Had the oppurtunity to go on a local garage tour yesterday put on by a local towns Historical Society. What a great day!. First stop was an individual who not only collected cars, but horse drawn buggies. Had over 30 of them from 1830 to about 1910. Unrestored originals. He also had a couple of 1911 Overlands, was working on an Overland delivery truck and a 1930 Studebaker coupe and a 1916 Studebaker touring. Touring was unrestored also, but all there. It would be a nice car to restore since it is a very big car, 7 passenger and over 30 inch tires. Then to a Model T restorer, he had about 7 T's some kind of rare and some in various states of restoration. Then to a gentleman that had two 1931 Plymouths one a coupe and one a convertible coupe. The Convertible coupe was owned one time by one of the Great Wallendas who were a famous acrobat team with Ringling Brothers Barnum and Baily Circus down here in Florida. He also had about 6 early 1950 Fords one of which was a Woody. Also a 1936 Ford Convertible coupe. Then after lunch off to another collector who had over 300 cars mostly from 1955 to 1972. Cadillacs, Lincolns, Thunderbirds, Chryslers, Packards and quite a number of muscle cars including two Superbirds which are a bit rare.( He Cathy W, one was blue and one was yellow) His restoration facility was huge and each building was was finished well with air conditioning, eat off the floor, floors and great restoration tools. One building had 8 air conditioners to cool it down. The guy's electric bill had to be over $20,000 a month just to light and cool the place. What a collection. Weather was great and had just a great day.

Where Are You From? Oviedo, Florida

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan

Re: Went on a Garage tour yesterday

Mike sounds like a great day relaxing also.

Where Are You From? Wisconsin

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1926 star coupster


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