CC Outtake: 1976 Toyota Pickup – Another CC Moves Into One Of My Rentals

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No, it’s not a requirement to own a CC in order to rent one of my houses. In Dannelle’s case, I didn’t even know ahead of time. But it was moving-in day, so I dropped by and was pleasantly surprised. Her ’76 Toyota is currently the oldest car any of my tenants drive, and I approve, especially in that mustard color. Almost matches the house.

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No, it wasn’t pressed into serious moving duty though; a relative’s great big Chevy did that; makes quite the contrast.Ā  Toyota trucks of this vintage are still quite common in Eugene; I should post my collection of all the ones I’ve shot over the years.

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When I told Dannelle that I was taking pictures of her truck to post at CC, a popular blog about old cars, her face brightened a bit and she asked “can I call and ask you for help if I have a mechanical problem?”Ā  Umm; probably not. If there’s something wrong with the house, yes; but not on the truck. I keep busy enough with keeping a dozen old houses running. Unless it’s an easy one…it won’t be the first time.

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Her Toyota should feel right at home with the other ones in front of my others houses I have there, starting right next door. There’s also a ’92 Corolla, and an old Escort. CC Cottages; that’s what I should name them.