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RobG

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Re: Your current ride.....
« Reply #405 on: August 13, 2017, 10:16:24 AM »
That is a very beautiful old Western Star !! Maybe you shouldn't get ahold of the first owner,he might try to claim it back. :D

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« Reply #405 on: August 13, 2017, 10:16:24 AM »

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Re: Your current ride.....
« Reply #406 on: August 13, 2017, 10:34:36 AM »
Thank you sir! I got really fortunate finding this truck. The ol fella that had it in Fresno couldn't keep because of California's new EPA laws.

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« Reply #407 on: August 13, 2017, 11:14:01 AM »
Gorgeous Star you have, it looks like something to be proud for sure. Shame that these regulations interfere with what was, if I had to give up my old vehicles for new laws, I would not be happy! Enjoy it while you can!

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« Reply #408 on: August 13, 2017, 11:28:13 AM »
Thank you very much! I'd imagine those laws would be far from interfering with Oklahoma and Texas. What's even more unfortunate is the rates in California are horrible and they expect folks to strap up and assume a $2500 a month truck payment to meet there insane standards.

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« Reply #409 on: August 13, 2017, 11:37:37 AM »
Thank you very much! I'd imagine those laws would be far from interfering with Oklahoma and Texas. What's even more unfortunate is the rates in California are horrible and they expect folks to strap up and assume a $2500 a month truck payment to meet there insane standards.

Yeah, that IS nuts! You seem to be in safe country!

Jim.

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« Reply #410 on: August 13, 2017, 07:51:31 PM »

That Star is awesome! Such a great looking truck and the paint scheme is so cool!

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« Reply #411 on: August 13, 2017, 08:20:33 PM »
I agree, what an amazing looking truck! 8)  Old Western Stars like this seem to be pretty rare, so it's really cool to see one in good shape like this, and with a great paint scheme too! 8)

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« Reply #412 on: August 14, 2017, 07:30:58 AM »
I agree, what an amazing looking truck! 8)  Old Western Stars like this seem to be pretty rare, so it's really cool to see one in good shape like this, and with a great paint scheme too! 8)
I agree, what an amazing looking truck! 8)  Old Western Stars like this seem to be pretty rare, so it's really cool to see one in good shape like this, and with a great paint scheme too! 8)

Thanks much y'all! Believe it or not that's the original paint too. After the truck was stolen back in 83 a plumbing company in Fresno bought it in 84. They basically kept it in a garage and used it a couple days a month to move a back hoe for there big jobs. It was worked enough to keep it from rotting and parked in a shop enough to keep it preserved. I really got lucky with this old girl. I just polished on it, put on some mudflap weights, chicken lights, and glass cab light lenses. AC even blows ice cold lol

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« Reply #413 on: October 08, 2017, 01:07:16 PM »
The good and the bad of my job...
The Good,delivered to a farm in the Peace country on a nice fall day



The Bad ,delivered to a location out in the bush south of Grande Prairie,had to turn around,we tested the area with a loader and then I found a soft spot


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« Reply #414 on: October 08, 2017, 05:20:43 PM »
Oh Nice!! Oh, bummer!

Jim

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« Reply #415 on: October 08, 2017, 05:32:45 PM »
First 3 pics are beautiful  :) then the last 2 almost made me cry. :'( :'( ;D So how did you get it out of there Rob? ???

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« Reply #416 on: October 08, 2017, 11:58:18 PM »
First 3 pics are beautiful  :) then the last 2 almost made me cry. :'( :'( ;D So how did you get it out of there Rob? ???
  There was two of us out there, the boss and myself. I brought out a loader and the boss an excavator. We used the excavator to pull me backwards.

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« Reply #417 on: June 10, 2018, 09:44:29 AM »
just installed a new bumper and got the truck polished for summer


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« Reply #418 on: June 10, 2018, 01:46:42 PM »
just installed a new bumper and got the truck polished for summer


Quite the large ride you got there Rob 8)!!
It's Appearance might be Half yours but it's Reliability might be Twice yours!!

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« Reply #419 on: June 10, 2018, 03:23:43 PM »
Your Pete looks better each time I see it. :) 8)

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