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Old 03-20-2013, 05:47 PM   #1
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April 2013 TOTM

It is the special Truck of the Month (TOTM) contest time:

Mother Earth Hasn’t Reclaimed it Yet?

Yep, you guessed it. The theme for this month will be our less than perfect specimens; our beaters, our beasts, our rust-buckets, our TRUCKS. Now here are the rules or criteria for the vehicles

To be an eligible beater
  • Open to all years and models of Trucks, Blazers, Suburbans, Tahoes, Yukons, and Jimmys.
  • The nominee must be a board member and the current owner of the truck.
  • It must be road worthy and currently legal (until the cops catch you) to be on the road.
  • It must have an unmatching paint scheme (no all primers)
  • It must have at least three other distinctly viewable issues. This includes things like:
+Missing panels
+Dents and Holes (large and small)
+Dominate rust formations (not patina)
+Anything that might make someone afraid to go near it for fear of catching some sort of disease
  • If a truck was selected as a 2012 TOTM winner then you are ineligible. If you were nominated but were not selected as a TOTM winner then you may be nominated and compete in this month's category.

To Nominate:

You or someone else may nominate the vehicle. The nominee must be a board member and the current owner of the truck. Once you decide on who you wish to nominate, just add your nomination to this thread. We will need two pictures minimum (at least one full view of the vehicle) with/for the nomination as well as the owner’s board name, and the Make/Model/Year of vehicle.

Nominees will run through March 25. The first 15 nominees that meet the criteria will participate in the contest. I will PM the nominees to get any additional data or pictures if they have not already been provided. If the owner has a preferred picture they want used in the contest, please let me know in a PM. You can PM me for an e-mail address in case anyone has problems resizing the pictures for the board. A Poll Thread will be set up by March 26 in this board area and an announcement will be posted on the Discussion Boards to notify all that voting has begun. The Poll will run thru the morning of April 1 and the official announcement of the winner will be on the afternoon of April 1. The announcement of the TOTM winner will be posted through the General Discussion Board area.
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:04 PM   #2
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Re: April 2013 TOTM

I will jump in. My daily driver 70 GMC 4x4, runs great get compliments all the time. Thanks
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Old 03-20-2013, 06:22 PM   #3
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Re: April 2013 TOTM

Not a 100% sure this one fits description, if not just delete it. THANKS !




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Old 03-20-2013, 08:47 PM   #4
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Re: April 2013 TOTM

Here is mine 1963 Chevy K-10 Suburban.





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Old 03-20-2013, 09:00 PM   #5
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Something one of mine fits into


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^ And it has a scaffolding end on it! Cool.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:29 PM   #7
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Finally a category I qualify for! Here is one of my prized possessions 1965 but with 1964 fenders and emblems ... rusty,only one windshield wiper, duct tape on the windshield covering up holes in the glass, no rear bumper, no wood in the bed.... the list goes on and on, but she is tagged insured and drives down the road just fine
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:49 PM   #8
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I'll throw my hat in the ring. I have a 1950 Chevy 5 window. She sputtered back to life last summer after 30 years in a field. Its obviously multiple colors, 1 fender in primer from a repair. And the cab floor is all rust holes underneither the card board and Home Depot remanant mat flooring. Even with mismatched tires It will hit speeds in excess of 45 mph.





Gotta show the big holes


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Old 03-21-2013, 05:59 AM   #9
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I'd like to nominate Keith's (lolife99) red 69 swb.
It might be to clean for this category.
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:33 AM   #10
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Here's my 54....plenty of dents, rust and patchy paint
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Ill add Keith's 2wd blazer also!
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:36 AM   #12
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Here is mine 1967 c10 justin36

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My dented right front fender

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Old 03-21-2013, 12:20 PM   #13
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Here's my 71. I'm still able to wash the mud out of the floor board without opening my doors!







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Old 03-21-2013, 12:23 PM   #14
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Great idea for this months contest!!!
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What the heck, I'll throw my hat into the ring...

My 63 GMC 1500 meets the criteria. Dents, rust holes ( for weight reduction ) and primer spots.




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I will enter the sub since there aren't many of these contests I will qualify for.
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contest over... I declare Justin the winner!
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Old 03-21-2013, 10:54 PM   #18
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I will nominate my beauty. Russgoodman's 1969 Chevy C-10
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here is mine, 71 K20. its so rusty I can't drive it in the rain,or I'll get wet
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Where are the square bodies?

At any rate, here is my truck. 1979 K10 SWB, 350/4SPD, 89 Front Clip, 1979 3/4 Ton Axles, 36" Military Surplus Tires, 6" Suspension Lift, Body Panels from at least 4 other trucks. Driven about 1000 miles a year hauling scrap and doing farm chores.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:56 PM   #21
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here is my 1966 Stepside





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Old 03-22-2013, 02:59 PM   #22
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Sweet a TOTM I can go for! Mine is daily driven and has AT LEAST three issues! Its registered as a 57' but actually has a 58' cab that I converted to a 57'. Fell into a fleetside bed deal a couple months ago and couldn't be happier with it.





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1977 Chevy C10, as you can tell its a work in progress but it's road worthy. Has bent fender, dent in door, and rusty tail gate, and bent hood.






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Damn, not nice enough to win the other TOTMs, but not beat enough to qualify for this one haha. Some day.
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