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Retired farmer builds cars in Nash County

WRAL / Yahoo News -- Vernell Privette, 84, who lives on the rural roads outside of Middlesex, spent most of his life farming. But he also knows cars and has spent his retirement building them with his own two hands.

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Submitted Jun 17, 2012 By: DellDude2
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1006
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2012 5:45:39 AM

being retired has some real benefits
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cool
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2012 6:49:53 AM

makes more sense
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I like this guy
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2012 4:53:48 AM

thanks for the article, DD2.
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Neat
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Nifty story....thanks for posting!
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Thank you for posting.
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nice
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cool
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Nice!
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Very interesting
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 11:12:24 PM

Cool story.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 11:11:58 PM

good for him
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Good story.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 11:08:29 PM

The only way to get away from imported China junk. Build it yourself.

There story is here
http://www.wral.com/lifestyles/travel/video/11205081/#/vid11205081
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Close one book and open another
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Kinda wonder what the story was, link doesn't have any more than the teaser.
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My neighbor used to build hot rods. He especially liked to work on them early in the morning when I was trying to sleep. Fortunately, he died before I went completely berserk and did something nasty.
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Happy Fathers Day.
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Hmm
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great story. I'm sharing it with my grandkids. Happy Father's Day.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:53:26 PM

HEY DUDE WHERE'S THE STORY ON THIS! your link goes to nothing.
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good luck
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interesting
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ok
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:45:35 PM

Jrsva - you can try this link from WRAL news, the original video.

WRAL news
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:44:37 PM

How does a topic not about gas or energy for autos make it past the filters???
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:44:08 PM

That's incredible and a remarkable achievement for his age and background. I liked this article......thanks for posting it DD2.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:40:43 PM

Are these kit cars?
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Great stuff
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proud for him but watch out for the EPA :(
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:34:55 PM

Any car you built from scratch would likely cost way more
than a new off the shelf car. Er, unless you raided a junk yard
for used parts. LOL
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:34:35 PM


There has got to be more to this than the one sentence quoted in the OP.
The Full-Article link leads to a small photo and the same text, nothing more.
How do you get it to play the video?
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Ok
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cool
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:29:38 PM

Great story & for his age...wow.
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All good
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Great story and video.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2012 10:27:31 PM

I'll bet that the EPA goons are salivating over the prospect of imposing their rules on Mr. Privette.
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way to go
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Awesome!
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ko
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Good for Vernell.
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You mean people in NC don't have to be able to read to get a driver;s license?
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ok. so what does this have to do with the price of gas?
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