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Today 06:11 AM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by mud.man.rj View Post
That is for the mechanic too. What engine
Look under the hood of a late-70's Mopar some time, especially one with California emissions
Yesterday 11:05 PM
Dave57210 Toyota/Lexus also makes a V12 version!!!!!

Now if I could get my sweaty paws on one of THOSE engines!

Imagine showing up at a rod run with a car - oh say a 32 Chev - with no hood and a 4 cam, 48 Valve V12 with 12 ram tubes running as throttle bodies.....

(gotta stop - I'm drooling on my keyboard)
Yesterday 10:05 PM
mud.man.rj
Hidden treasure

That is for the mechanic too. What engine
Yesterday 09:28 PM
Galaxie65
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Needs carpeting.

BB
That there is funny!

Man, I'd have to guess with those big budget R&D programs there's probably good reason for all the covers. Maybe airflow management, corrosion prevention, noise dampening... who know what all they might have going on there. But keeping idle hands idle probably saves them a ton of headaches
Yesterday 08:59 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by Dave57210 View Post
Remember the (false) stories about certain cars that supposedly came with "sealed' engines because they never needed any work? I recall that legend about Rolls Royce from when I was a kidlet.
I seem to remember hearing that about Duesenberg once upon a time

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Here is the way modern manufacturers try to discourage you from getting your inquisitive little paws in there. Behold the "sealed" engine.
They do that by using oddball hardware that require you to spend a couple million dollars on special tools to get into
Yesterday 08:48 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Oh come on now!



Brian
Needs carpeting.

BB
Yesterday 08:34 PM
Dave57210 Remember the (false) stories about certain cars that supposedly came with "sealed' engines because they never needed any work? I recall that legend about Rolls Royce from when I was a kidlet.

Here is the way modern manufacturers try to discourage you from getting your inquisitive little paws in there. Behold the "sealed" engine.
Yesterday 08:27 PM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by Valkyrie5.7 View Post
I will never ever understand the trend of covering the engine. It already has a hood that the owner is likely to never open, why go further and attach plastic doo-dads to it?
Because some management-type with a college degree (meaning his head is so crammed full of somebody else's knowledge that there's no room for any common sense) thought it would be a good idea
Yesterday 07:58 PM
Valkyrie5.7
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Oh come on now!



Brian
I will never ever understand the trend of covering the engine. It already has a hood that the owner is likely to never open, why go further and attach plastic doo-dads to it?
Yesterday 07:49 PM
Dave57210 Yup - open the hood of my wife's Lexus and that's what you see!
Yesterday 07:43 PM
MARTINSR Oh come on now!



Brian
04-11-2014 03:18 PM
Custom10 This one is for sale locally, sad thing is >>> he put a original posi rearend out of a 67 nova into it, each to his own but >>> C'MON Man!
04-11-2014 11:13 AM
Dragonoake
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Originally Posted by papasgonefishin View Post
I'm with ya man. I don't really get a car that's chopped so bad you need mirrors to see the traffic light.
That's when the sliding roof come on handy
04-11-2014 07:35 AM
Rodnit A falcon nesting.........

04-10-2014 03:04 PM
papasgonefishin I'm with ya man. I don't really get a car that's chopped so bad you need mirrors to see the traffic light. That"s nothing compared to some of the crazy [cool?] stuff we see. The oh wow factor is always worth something but all that money... maybe I'm just jealous cause I'm poor, but I get your drift.check out welderup.com
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