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Old 05-17-2015, 05:31 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Zimmco Wins a Best-Of-Show

Hi Everyone, Congratulations are in order because FordBarn Member Zimmco won a Best-Of-Show award today in Maryland at the beautiful Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum. http://www.farmheritage.org/

He debuted his freshly restored Dearborn Blue 1935 'Pickup' and it looks like it could have been sitting on the showroom floor. The paint was perfect but not over-done, the interior perfect, the engine compartment was so clean and impressively sorted, the wiring, everything on this truck is just cool.

There were nearly seventy entries, probably fifteen or more FordBarn members were in attendance, a great turnout, considering everyone woke-up to light rain. A wide variety from Model A's to a 2000+ model years. Some of our member families traveled through states to attend this meet driving three cars over seventy miles!

There was a panel of three judges, and full-disclosure, I was one of them.

Great restoration on a really cool vehicle!

Maybe Zimmco or another 'Barner who was at the show will post a few photos?

Edit: Photos of all cars and people at this show welcome!
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Old 05-17-2015, 07:20 PM   #2
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Jeff, just by some coincidence I happen to have a couple pictures of Al's beautiful '35 pickup taken at the show today....
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Old 05-17-2015, 07:27 PM   #3
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Zimmco- absolutely beautiful! Congratulations! JM - Thank you for the great photos!
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Old 05-17-2015, 07:48 PM   #4
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I forgot to mention a couple things in my picture post.....

As I understand, Al did everything on this truck himself except for the paint, and that was done by "The Bad Donkey Garage" in Hanover, Pa. They have done some very excellent work on 4 or 5 cars owned by members of our EFV-8 Club, RG36.

Also, for those who plan to go to the EFV-8 C/A, Eastern National Meet this June, in Charlotte/Concord, NC, you will get to see Al's beautiful pickup in person.
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:19 PM   #5
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Congratulations on your trophy and a restoration well done. Nothing better than seeing another work horse preserved for future generations.
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:35 PM   #6
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WOWZA! well deserved award.
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:40 PM   #7
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Very nice!
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Wow! Couldn't have looked better when new!
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:21 PM   #9
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Beautiful truck, congrats on a job well done
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:27 PM   #10
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That is outstanding work on a beautiful truck.
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:36 PM   #11
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nice pickup, you did a great job!
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Old 05-17-2015, 09:39 PM   #12
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Wow!!
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:19 PM   #13
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That is one fine lookin truck. He should be very proud of a job well done.
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:36 PM   #14
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Congrats- Great Original rebuild-as they all should be--AAA+++
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Old 05-18-2015, 04:18 AM   #15
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Congratulations, that is a beautiful truck.
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Old 05-18-2015, 05:56 AM   #16
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I bet you woke up this morning with the same smile you got when they gave you
" BEST of SHOW " Looks GREAT >>
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:01 AM   #17
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It has been said that nothing is perfect, but this truck is as close as it gets!! I guess you could say it is flawless!!
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Old 05-18-2015, 07:05 AM   #18
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Absolutely beautiful, not overdone or tarted up. Congratulations!

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Beautiful Restoration! Great Job and Congratulations. Will the truck be at the NC show this June?
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Old 05-18-2015, 11:26 AM   #20
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Beautiful truck, but the engine pictures bring up the question, did the trucks come with cast iron, engine green color intake manifolds?
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