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Today 02:23 PM
496CHEVY3100
Quote:
Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
In the long run there are two reasons for switching jobs in the same town.

More money.
Better working conditions.

You have to eat and you can't go nuts.

If you're unhappy at work you can't help but bring that unhappiness home with you.


Remember the job you have today is not your job. It's their job. You're just using it for awhile.

Don't go nuts.

BB
Well Said ,
Today 01:57 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by tech69 View Post
work here for a couple years and you'd lose your mind. In general, my boss wants to get a bigger warehouse across the way and is trying to do that by dramatically cutting down on our times. He wants to get paid 20-40k on restorations but doesn't want to put the time in to do it right. Everyday I drive by the shop that has offered me a job to get to my crappy job and I feel I'm getting closer to that day. It will come but switching jobs is a huge thing.
In the long run there are two reasons for switching jobs in the same town.

More money.
Better working conditions.

You have to eat and you can't go nuts.

If you're unhappy at work you can't help but bring that unhappiness home with you.


Remember the job you have today is not your job. It's their job. You're just using it for awhile.

Don't go nuts.

BB
Today 10:37 AM
tech69
Quote:
Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Some days happy ,some days not so good,guess which I am having today,
work here for a couple years and you'd lose your mind. In general, my boss wants to get a bigger warehouse across the way and is trying to do that by dramatically cutting down on our times. He wants to get paid 20-40k on restorations but doesn't want to put the time in to do it right. Everyday I drive by the shop that has offered me a job to get to my crappy job and I feel I'm getting closer to that day. It will come but switching jobs is a huge thing.
Today 08:48 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
VERY NICE....

When do you expect the first Chevette....
Just hope it's not a Vega!

BB
Today 06:11 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Was there one year that had checker board in the center instead of the rings ,,I hnow there are repos of both ,,there is a hubcap store up on 20 near gainsville that has litreraly 1,000 + and SHE sells them reasonably ,I bought a set of 57 spinners $25 each,

Also a place in Mareitta that advertises 250,000 but they are higher,
Hubcap city,,Hubcap world are something to that effect ,I will find out for you,
The 56 had globes in the background with a one piece spinner. Some of the counterfits did have a checker background. Most had a terrible shape.

John
Today 05:20 AM
deadbodyman
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Originally Posted by 1971BB427 View Post
I've often questioned the name "Smart Car"! What exactly is the smart part?
todays cars need to be smart because the drivers today are dumbashell
Yesterday 09:47 PM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by John long View Post
I never made it to the shop today but did go to Pikeville and picked up the 402. Now at least I have an engine, trans, and rear end for the car and can start accumulating some parts. (Short pump brackets, brake parts, flywheel, etc, etc).

John
Where did I miss what you have for a trans ??

'65-'68 BB engines had short water pump and pulleys/brackets. The alt will have to be on the left with the short pump. You should be able to scrounge original parts but there is always Allen Grove for new if needed. Some pick ups had different offset pulleys, so research the car numbers and look for them.
Yesterday 09:08 PM
496CHEVY3100 Olds Classic 1950 - 1966 Hub Caps, Center Caps & Wheel Covers - Hubcaps.com

Guess I was thinking of something else.
Yesterday 08:54 PM
496CHEVY3100 Was there one year that had checker board in the center instead of the rings ,,I hnow there are repos of both ,,there is a hubcap store up on 20 near gainsville that has litreraly 1,000 + and SHE sells them reasonably ,I bought a set of 57 spinners $25 each,

Also a place in Mareitta that advertises 250,000 but they are higher,
Hubcap city,,Hubcap world are something to that effect ,I will find out for you,
Yesterday 08:40 PM
John long
Quote:
Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Do you need 14 or 15 in they make both.
The true Fiestas were 15 but some of the repops were 14. I will have 15 inch wheels, don't care about the cheap knock offs but really like the OEM's.

John

Yesterday 08:26 PM
496CHEVY3100
Quote:
Originally Posted by John long View Post
I never made it to the shop today but did go to Pikeville and picked up the 402. Now at least I have an engine, trans, and rear end for the car and can start accumulating some parts. (Short pump brackets, brake parts, flywheel, etc, etc).

It is just good to have a plan and a sense of direction.

There are some 53-55 Olds Fiesta wheel covers on Ebay I am bidding on but doubt I will prevail. Fusic Automotive sells a correct reproduction of them but they are 550 a set which is a little rich for me but I do hope to come up with some before the car is built. I do like them a lot.....Of course that puts me in the whitewall tire issue next.

John
Do you need 14 or 15 in they make both.
Yesterday 07:40 PM
John long I never made it to the shop today but did go to Pikeville and picked up the 402. Now at least I have an engine, trans, and rear end for the car and can start accumulating some parts. (Short pump brackets, brake parts, flywheel, etc, etc).

It is just good to have a plan and a sense of direction.

There are some 53-55 Olds Fiesta wheel covers on Ebay I am bidding on but doubt I will prevail. Fusic Automotive sells a correct reproduction of them but they are 550 a set which is a little rich for me but I do hope to come up with some before the car is built. I do like them a lot.....Of course that puts me in the whitewall tire issue next.

John
Yesterday 05:56 PM
1971BB427 My first vehicle was a 1947 International 3/4 ton panel truck! At least the frontend looks similar! Very cool burger joint!
Yesterday 05:53 PM
MARTINSR VERY cool! double

Brian
Yesterday 05:52 PM
123pugsy Had to go see a customer today and measure some s/s bits for his bus.

47 International.









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