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Kansas Resident Wins NAPA Trick Truck Award at 15th Summer Get-Together

NAPA AUTO PARTS, the Official Auto Parts Store of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, awarded Hays, KS, resident Rob Boardman a NAPA Trick Truck award at the 15th Summer Get-Together this weekend in Alameda, CA, for his 1954 Ford F100 ….

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NAPA AUTO PARTS, the Official Auto Parts Store of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, awarded Hays, KS, resident Rob Boardman a NAPA Trick Truck award at the 15th Summer Get-Together this weekend in Alameda, CA, for his 1954 Ford F100.

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Boardman’s Ford has quite a storied history. He has owned the truck for more than 35 years and it sat for 15 years at a relative’s house. After saving money and raising four children, Boardman was finally able to return to rebuilding the vehicle. The "midnight safire" blue F100 is equipped with a 2001 4.6 Cobra engine that made of aluminum and built in England.

This Ford is topped off with its original 15-inch wheels and gets about 18 mpg, a good thing considering the 450 horse power capabilities. The truck has been in the semifinal round for the 2006 Truck of the Year competition at an auto show in Kansas.

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Boardman earned a $100 NAPA gift certificate for tools from the on-site NAPA Tool & Equipment tent. In addition to the $100 NAPA gift certificate, he also received a NAPA hat, t-shirt and grease towel.

NAPA is presenting Trick Truck awards at all 24 Goodguys events with a projected annual attendance of 1.7 million.

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