View Full Version : A old car , a person ,a life, it matters .. a picture story of my uncle
December 7th, 2007, 06:46 PM
I have a great uncle ..he stepped up when no one else would .. This is his car early pictures first
Truck was brand new then, so it was 1970 ..He still has them both
December 7th, 2007, 06:47 PM
This was around 1976 ..
December 7th, 2007, 06:49 PM
And this was around 1978 .. The old Max Wedge ,, She died right after this
December 7th, 2007, 06:52 PM
And the car laid in the machine shed for 30 years ..We all got older , and Dale got the 63 back out this year ..He is 60 something now
and still burning rubber
December 7th, 2007, 06:54 PM
Its not a "barn find " ..we knew where it was all along
December 7th, 2007, 06:56 PM
No fake "patina" here .. He has owned this old girl its whole life ..Lots of stories
December 7th, 2007, 06:58 PM
and to show him how much it meant .. My truck
December 7th, 2007, 07:01 PM
and my car
December 7th, 2007, 07:04 PM
is that the same truck from the first pics?
December 7th, 2007, 07:07 PM
No .. Uncle Dale still owns his .. its just a tribute
December 7th, 2007, 08:58 PM
Wow, that's neat! Did you guys get the old motor fixed up?
December 7th, 2007, 09:00 PM
December 7th, 2007, 09:05 PM
nah. the Maxie .. she is blown up .. he has a a warmed over 440 in it .. went 13'0's this summer
to quote Dale .. "boring"
I suppose we should give him a real bullit to work with .. I'll let that crazy SOB make a pass in mine this summer
December 7th, 2007, 09:45 PM
Id bet it wont be boring!Neat to see he still has it!
December 7th, 2007, 09:51 PM
oh, the old fock .. still has it ...Uncle Dale is a rock star
December 7th, 2007, 11:40 PM
That's awesome! the last two picturs were awesome to see after reading down :)
December 8th, 2007, 02:40 AM
Plain awesome, and a cool thing to do of you BigD.
December 11th, 2007, 02:26 AM
I love stories like this....
That fella had no intention of you latching on to his junk... it's just what he did.... Obviously his joy in doing it transferred to you and You absorbed it... and now have re-created it...
Perfect... thanks for sharing it..
Mike The Photo Guy
December 11th, 2007, 11:53 AM
Thanks for sharing the story and pictures. Your so lucky to have such a cool uncle. If you're located anywhere close to Detroit, I would like to shoot them.
December 12th, 2007, 03:54 PM
Hey that was a very cool story bigdad. :)
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