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1950 Chevrolet Club Coupe, 437 original miles, only 3 owners. Check out the
dealer installed "oil filter", the rusty carb, and you can even see the spark
plugs if they need to be changed.
Purchased new by Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Trueblood of Modesto , CA .
Shortly after purchasing this car, Mr. Trueblood took a day off to go
fishing. While waiting for the "big one" to bite he witnessed a woman
fall out of her boat. Mr. Trueblood jumped in to help, only to fall
victim of a fatal heart attack. Mrs. Trueblood returned the car home
and placed it in the garage for the next 12 years.The odometer
reading at that time (1962) was 413 miles.
Mrs. Trueblood lived next door to a used car lot owned by Mr. William E. Wilson (now 81 years old). Mr. Wilson spoke with her frequently and often told her he would like to buy the car for himself to keep. In 1962 the time had come. Mrs. Trueblood told Mr. Wilson she needed a car for her bookkeeper who didn't really care for the old Chevy and would prefer a Rambler. No problem - Mr. Wilson went down to the local Rambler dealer
and bought a brand new one for $1,650.00 ($100.00 over cost) and made the swap.
He then took the Chevy home and parked it with 433 actual miles. And there it sat for the next 45 years, occasionally being started and moved in and out of the garage. In 2007 Mr. Wilson decided to sell the car and started spreading the word around Modesto that the old Chevy, with 433 miles on it, was for sale. Many had heard about the car, but hardly anyone had ever laid eyes on it. In fact, according to Mr. Wilson, he only showed the car to about 5 people in 45 years. Word spread quickly about the car and soon a buyer arrived ready and willing to pay the $60,000 asking price. When Mr. Wilson told the story of this car he complained heavily of the "capital gains" tax he was required to pay and wished he had never sold it. As of this writing, Mr. Wilson is still alive and well in Modesto and can verify the miles and originality of this car. Simply put, this is a true 100% factory original survivor (that includes the air in the tires). This old Chevy now has 437 original miles and is most likely the world's lowest mileage 1950 Chevy.
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Pennsylvania Automated Transactions Xpress (“PATX”) is a web based application service providing forms to be used by inspection stations and repair garages to automate the inspection and repair documentation and billing process. PATX uses forms as they are quickly recognized on sight and forms make documenting and billing inspection and repairs quick and easy.
To use PATX services repairmen only need a computer, keyboard and internet connection. Repairmen can use a bar code scanner instead of a keyboard to complete form data fields but it is not required to operate PATX’s system. When a repairman completes the data on a form, the same information is completed on all other forms with the same data fields without the need to complete those other forms’ data fields separately. It is not necessary to download any operating software to operate PATX’s system.
A user should become familiar with the forms used in the PATX system and the use of said forms. These electronic forms are attached to the end of this manual as Appendix 1. The fields of the electronic forms can be accessed through the standard computer techniques such as tabbing to move from one field to the next or placing the cursor on the field and doing a left click. The fields can be completed by the using a standard keyboard or by use of a bar code scanner and scanning the back of a registration card for data on the vehicle or the back of a driver’s license to complete fields on the driver or owner.
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