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Dale & Teena Maddox
1956 Chevy Nomad

Sachse, Texas

The story of Maddox’s 1956 Nomad began one Saturday morning in May of 2014, when Dale woke up early and was “window” shopping on EBAY, looking at 1956 Nomads. The styling of the ‘56 is his favorite because of the design of the side paint and stainless trim, plus he was born in 1956. That morning he found this Turquoise and White Nomad that looked great. There were 101 pictures of every imaginable part of the car. It had a reserve way higher than he would ever consider, but he still looked at every one of the pictures - over and over.

When his new bride, Teena, got up later that morning, he figured she would nix the idea of having this car. But when he told her it was Turquoise, she was excited, because it is her favorite color! Then they had to look at all the pictures again together for half the day.

Dale talked to the company that owned the car and eventually put in a bid that was lower than the reserve, but still a lot higher than he really wanted to go. He ended up being the high bidder, but the owner didn’t budge. A few weeks later it was listed again on EBAY and he bid just a little bit higher, and again was the high bidder. It took two months of negotiation for them to agree on a sale price. The seller did not budge on his price but agreed to pay the $600 shipping cost. Then it was theirs and it was shipped to Texas!

Dale and Teena have had a great time taking trips in the Nomad, going to car shows and events. Their first trip was to Cruisin’ the Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi in October 2014. They hadn’t had a honeymoon, when they were married in March 2014, so they made a honeymoon out of their ten day trip to Biloxi. They had such a great time going to all the events there, that they’re going back for the fourth straight year in 2017.

The Nomad was named Best of Show two years ago in at a show in Edgewood, Texas, which earned it a place on the next year’s T-Shirt. They’ve been to the Outlaw Nationals in Jefferson, TX; Hot Rods & Hatters in Lockhart, TX; the Old Town Show in Spring, TX, and many more. They drive the car to all the shows and events.  It now has over 15,000 miles on the odometer.  It was one of eight Nomads featured in the DACC club display at the 2017 Dallas Autorama. They are thinking about driving to the Nomad Convention in Roanoke, Virginia this summer and anyplace else that sounds like a fun time with cars. Dale’s collecting T-Shirts from all the shows, so Teena can make him a T-Shirt quilt.

Dale says that everything about this car was done well. The cost to build it was $170,000. He’s talked to the builder several times and has really been impressed with the quality of the work. It has everything that Dale would have wanted on it.

When Dale bought it, the Nomad had only 1,100 miles on it, since it was built. It even had two year’s warranty left on the LS6 crate motor. Street and Performance has done some modifications to the engine and the 4L60E electronic overdrive transmission. It has power steering, turbo hydro boost braking system and four-wheel disc brakes. The frame is boxed and is the same color as the car which makes it look as great from the bottom as from the top. There’s lots a beautiful chrome in the engine compartment. It has tubular A Arms, a 5-link rear suspension, and coil over shocks. The Ron Davis Aluminum Radiator easily stands up to the Texas heat in the summer. The wheels are Intro 20” on the front and 22” on the back with Nitto low profile tires. It drives like a dream.

The interior is done in turquoise leather. It has a center console and four Lexus bucket seats with “LS6” embroidered on them. It has gray sculptured carpet, power windows, power door locks, air conditioning, Dakota Digital gauges, a Viper security system and even a power glove box. One of the few changes Dale has made is to add LED headlights!

It has everything anyone could want in a sound system: Kenwood DVD, CD, XM radio, two JL Audio Amps, two W6 Subwoofers in the back, and two Rockford Fosgate speakers in the doors and behind the front seats. 

Dale also has another 1956 Nomad that he traded for his 1957 Chevy Bel Air convertible. So, he and Teena both have a Nomad. He’s building a 1957 Chevy Pickup and has a great 1967 Camaro.

 

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2017 Feature Cars

January
Larry Myers

'57 Nomad

February
David Hudson
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

March
Diane Bray
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

 

2016 Feature Cars

January
John Green

'55 Bel Air Sedan

February
Dennis Gormley
'56 Nomad

March
Ken Burton
'56 Bel Air Sedan

April
Joe Angelini
'55 Bel Air Sedan

May
John Gibson
'56 Bel Air Sedan

June
Keith Brogdon
'55 Bel Air Sedan

July
No Feature Car

August
Mike D'Uva
'55 Nomad

September
Charles Haley
'57 Bel Air Sedan

October
John Yoby
'55 210 Sedan

November
Duffy Oyster
'55 Convertible

December
Ed Giolma
'57 Nomad

 

2015 Feature Cars

January
Al Thomson

'57 Convertible

February
Gunnar Grove
'55 Handyman Wagon

March
Carl Mitcham
'57 Convertible

April
Rico Padilla
'57 Bel Air

May
Bobby Wallace
'56 Bel Air

June
Donna Johnson
'57 Convertible

July
Jody Stiff
'55 Bel Air

August
Bill Preston
'57 Corvette

September
Ronnie Ruyle
'56 210 2dr Sedan

October
Patrick Briney
'55 Bel Air 2dr Sedan

November
Marvin Johnson
'55 Bel Air 2dr Hardtop

December
James Lair
'57 150 Sedan

 

2014 Feature Cars

January
Marvin Johnson

'57 Nomad

February
Gina Cammarata
'57 Be Air

March
Joe Angelini
'55 Handyman

April
Jack Stewart
'55 Convertible

May
Marvin Johnson
'57 Bel Air

June
Jac Broussard
'57 Bel Air

July
Terry Sealock
'57 Nomad

August
Bill Lewis
'56 Deluxe Pickup

September
Tom Entrekin
'56 Corvette

October
Donna Thomson
'56 Convertible

November
Mike Reeves
'56 Nomad

December
Jim Baughan
'55 Convertible

 
2013 Feature Cars

January
Don Andre
'57 Bel Air 2dr Hardtop

February
Don Sebert
'56 Corvette

March
Mike Dodson
'56 210 2dr Sedan

April
Dennis Gormley
'55 210 Sedan Drag Racer

May
Sharkey Nelson
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

June
AJ Pilie
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

July
Joe Harrington
'56 Pickup

August
Jim Gary
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

September
Kenneth Taylor
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

October
Don Howard
'56 210 2dr Sedan

November
Tommy Sims
'55 210 2 Dr Sedan

December
Leroyce Jones
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

 

2012 Feature Cars

January
Tom Walker
'56 Sedan Delivery

February
Don Mullins
'57 150 2dr Sedan

March
John Rogers
'56 Nomad

April
Jim Leinart
'55 210 Sedan

May
James Carter
'57 Bel Air

June
Rob Bryngelson
'57 210 Sedan

July
Mike Jones
'55 Bel Air Sedan

August
Jon Ellison
'57 Pickup

September
Jim Leinart
'55 210 Sedan

October
Ken Dobbs
'57 Bel Air Hardtop

November
Rich Purvis
'55 Nomad

December
Philip Romo
'55 Bel Air Sedan

 

2011 Feature Cars

January
Andy Salinas
'56 Bel Air

February
Scott Hengemuhle
'57 Bel Air

March
Joe Mason
'57 210

April
Mike Reeves
'57 Convertible

May
Josh Hart
'55 Bel Air

June
Ed Robertson
'55 Nomad

July
James Sparrow
'56 Bel Air

August
Mike Russell
'56 210

September
Top 5 Lone Star Picks

October
Jim Leinart
'55 Bel Air

November
David Sherman
'55 Nomad

December
Michael Brown
'57 Convertible

 

2010 Feature Cars

January
Larry Freeman

'56 Convertible

February
Michael Brown
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

March
Ray Langford
'57 Bel Air Hardtop

April
Billy Walker
'55 Drag Racer

May
Terry Sealock
'57 Convertbile

June
Carl Soeffker
'55 Pedal Car

July
Tom McGee
'55 Bel Air Sedan

August
Scott Hengemuhle
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

September
Bryan Greenfield
'56 210 Sedan

October
Larry Rogers
'57 210 Sedan

November
Mike Bresler
'55 210 Sedan

December
Terry Hitch
'57 Nomad

 

2009 Feature Cars

January
Doug Pedersen

'55 Bel Air Hardtop

February
Bennie Zimmerman

'57 Cameo Pickup

March
Ralph Sandlin

'57 210 Wagon

April
Bob Caruth

'56 Bel Air Hardtop

May
Glen South
'57 210 Sedan

June
Brian Sherwood
'55 1st Series 3100 Pickup

July
James Carson
'57 Bel Air Hardtop

August
Marvin Cowden
'55 Bel Air Sedan

September
Loren Baxter
'56 Bel Air Hardtop

October
Mark Baker
'55 210 Sedan

November
Michael Brown
'57 Corvette

December
Geoff Clark
'55 Handyman Wagon

 

2008 Feature Cars

January
Debbie Guido

'57 Bel Air Sedan

February
Tim Page

'57 Bel Air Station Wagon

March
Greg Strader

'55 Bel Air Sedan

April
Stu Jacobs

'55 Bel Air Hardtop

May
Terry Box

'55 Bel Air Sedan

June
Rex Buzan

'55 Bel Air Hardtop

July
Joe Sanders

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

August
Mike Dodson

'56 Nomad

September
Irv Engelbrecht

'55 210 Sedan

October
Bill Raley

'56 Pickup

November
Bob Brandenburg

'57 Bel Air Sedan

December
Tommy Simmons

'57 210 9 Pass Beauville Wagon

 

2007 Feature Cars

January
Lorenzo Castillo
'55 210 Sedan

February
Phil Haynes

'57 150 Sedan

March
Joe Ortega

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

April
Robert Black

'55 Sedan

May
Ben Weehunt

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

June
Jim Sellstrom

'55 Bel Air Sedan

July
Bob Smolik

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

August
Mike Reeves

'55 Bel Air Hardtop

September
Larry Epperson

'57 Bel Air 4dr Hdtp

October
Mike Cook

'55 Convertible

November
Don Clark

'56 Nomad

December
James Carter

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

 

2006 Feature Cars

January
Jim Conkle
'55 Bel Air Sedan

February
Nick Roppollo
'56 Bel Air Sedan

March
Dennis Gormley
'55 210 Sedan

April
George Caruth

'57 Sedan Delivery

May
Bob Vaughan

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

June
Doyle Irick

'57 Cameo Pickup

July
Mark Lamkin

'55 Bel Air Hardtop

August
Ralph Ellis

'57 Convertible

September
Chuck Rader

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

October
Dan Bunch

'57 Bel Air Sedan

November
Frank Makarauskas

'57 210 Sedan

December
Carl Mitcham

'57 Bel Air Hardtop

 

2005 Feature Cars
January
John Rush
'56 210 Sedan
February
Sharkey Nelson
'57 Limo
March
Joe Gaikoski
'56 Convertible
April
Dean Schmidt
'57 Bel Air Hardtop
May
Lewis Reynolds
'55 210 Sedan
June
Tom Walker
'57 Bel Air Hardtop
July
George Johnson
'56 Nomad
August
Sonny Poteet
'55 Bel Air Hardtop
September
Alan Strong
'57 150 Sedan
October
Rodney Nevils
'56 Corvette
November
Tom Blackburn
'57 Bel Air Hardtop
December
Dennis Lind
'57 Bel Air Hardtop

 

2004 Feature Cars
January - none February - none March - none April
Steve Pratt
'55 Bel Air Sedan
May
Larry Rollow
'57 210 Sedan
June
Marvin Johnson
'56 Bel Air Hardtop
July
Kevin Brown
'56 210 Sedan
August
David Graves
'55 Bel Air Hardtop
September
BJ Bucher
'57 150 Sedan
October
Greg Hedum
'55 Bel Air Hardtop
November
Bill Preston
56 Nomad
December
Ron Davis
'55 Bel Air Hardtop

 

 


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