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Yesterday 02:34 PM
Putt Don't push yourself too hard after the flu, John. That is the quickest way too be down and out for a lot longer.
Yesterday 11:45 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Well, have you recovered enough to get back in the shop ?
Still kind of weak but yes. I need to get busy. I did run up to Melvin's yesterday and sprayed some wasp nests in the dually so I can pull the motor here shortly.


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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
John, the rolling chassis looks good. I must have missed it somewhere, but where did you get your wheels?

Dave
They are dual pattern early rallies from Speedway Dave. I have a new set of '53 Olds Fiesta wheel covers for the car. I just needed something with the correct offsets, inexpensive, and able to hold a hubcap. $49 bucks a piece with free shpping was hard to beat.

John
Yesterday 11:11 AM
cozwurth John, the rolling chassis looks good. I must have missed it somewhere, but where did you get your wheels?

Dave
Yesterday 10:58 AM
Too Many Projects Well, have you recovered enough to get back in the shop ?
03-19-2017 08:44 AM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Damn that looks nice!

Brian
It looks damn nice to us but imagine John's grin. Ear to ear I bet

Its beautiful, John. Very nice. Hope you get to feeling like yourself all the way soon. Dadgum flu will drain a guy's want-to right fast. Can't wait to see that chassis bear some weight and feel some wind.
03-19-2017 06:21 AM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
2 years....
Really ?? that means I lost a whole year somewhere.....good gawd how time flies the older you get..
03-19-2017 05:14 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
He is rather sassy for a guy who hasn't worked on his for over a year, eh ??
2 years....
03-18-2017 09:41 PM
MARTINSR Damn that looks nice!

Brian
03-18-2017 08:32 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Sweet.

What's with the bandage?
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
You are a troublemaker aren't ya?

Since I still had the leg brace on the frame rail I thought I would bandage the tires. Call it preventive maintenance. :

John
He is rather sassy for a guy who hasn't worked on his for over a year, eh ??
03-18-2017 04:59 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Sweet.

What's with the bandage?
You are a troublemaker aren't ya?

Since I still had the leg brace on the frame rail I thought I would bandage the tires. Call it preventive maintenance. :

John
03-18-2017 04:50 PM
123pugsy Sweet.

What's with the bandage?
03-18-2017 04:41 PM
John long The chassis saw the light of day today for the first time with wheels and tires. The guys at Newstalgia Wheels went over and above for me last week. They checked each wheel for runout while they were mounting them. I really appriciate that as well as their great attitude. One 6" wheel is just enough out I have marked it to be the spare. It is round but has just a few thousands of side to side run out.

This is the first I have lifted a finger since I came down with the flue 10 days ago. Nasty stuff.

With luck, maybe I can get the engine out of the donor car soon.

John




03-08-2017 07:43 PM
John long Dropped my wheels off at Newstalgia Wheels today. Excited to be getting this close to a rolling chassis.

John
03-07-2017 05:52 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
I have bought a lot of tires from Home - Discount Tire Direct

I have Cooper Cobra Radial GT's on 2 of my cars from there.

When you get your tires, swing on up and I'll throw them on and computer spin balance for you...
Thanks Buddy. You the man! :-))))

John
03-07-2017 05:12 PM
Too Many Projects I have bought a lot of tires from Home - Discount Tire Direct

I have Cooper Cobra Radial GT's on 2 of my cars from there.

When you get your tires, swing on up and I'll throw them on and computer spin balance for you...
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