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post #1 of 62 Old 08-05-2013, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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A elderly veteran in need

Mike Cover is a 80yr veteran that like most of our elderly is stuck barely being able to pay his basic bills. Then when his truck broke down The repair shop tried to take advantage of him. Then when they found out he had no money they tried to get him to sign over the title to his truck. when he refused too, they charged him $1500 to get his truck back. Because of how they tore his engine apart and put everything out in the weather he now needs a engine. Mike had pretty much gave up and was ready to just put himself into a VA home because he can't get around. So we stepped in. If you have a few spare dollars please donate via paypal to c69ss396@yahoo.com This veteran fought for us, now lets fight for him!

Here is the link to the thread; http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/6-0...-80yr-old.html

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post #2 of 62 Old 08-05-2013, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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I Know I didn't post this in the right place but I need it to get as much exposure as I can.
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post #4 of 62 Old 08-05-2013, 12:55 PM
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I read as much as I could of the saga. I hope it's a legit call for help. I'm gonna tell myself it is and send money. If not then it won't be the first or last time I get scammed, but at least I'll sleep better knowing I didn't turn down helping a fellow vet, real or not.

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post #5 of 62 Old 08-05-2013, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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it is legit, It is a sad situation. Atleast this saga will have a good ending. All I can say is read thru the 2 threads listed.
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Why not start a petition?

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Its good to see company willing to give back to the community...
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Oak Hill Used Auto Parts

Brad Mathews, owner of Oak Hill Auto parts just donated a complete running engine.
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Money sent. Keep us posted.

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post #10 of 62 Old 08-07-2013, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
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ok guys we still need basically every thing you would put on a generously donated used engine to make it reliable.
New HPOP (03-04) and all o-rings and gaskets associated with an HPOP
Injector O-ring kit
Oil cooler
Blue spring mod kit
All filters
Fluids (oil and antifreeze)
EGR delete or bulletproof egr cooler
Water Pump
Belt
Head gaskets
studs
stand-pipes
These parts aren't cheap. Thats why donations are so important. I can't do this with out help.. Please find it in your heart to Give Mike the help he deserves. Like I said you can send your donations to c69ss396@yahoo.com via paypal.
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Sinister EGR delete Donated!!!
we are still a long way from where we need to be!
Donations via paypal can be sent to:
c69ss396@yahoo.com
Donated parts can be sent to;
Dustan Longhini
13334 Jacqueline rd
brookville fl 34613
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someone has offered to drive to Va, and pick up the engine to save on the shipping costs.
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Chris from banks engineering is donating an intake and exhaust system.
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how for away are you finacially on getting this all squared away?
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We lack around $2000 to purchase the remaining parts, diesel parts aren't cheap...
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