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Old 01-23-2013, 09:06 PM
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Yeah isn't that funny how different it can be with the wind or a chill factor. I have to admit, this area is pretty nice for weather. But holy crap, Hawaii, now THAT is wild, 75 degrees 24 hours a day every day.

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Yeah Brian, but where do they go for vacation? Alaska?



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Keep up your great work on the paint prep. That's the Worst task of a car build!

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Old 01-23-2013, 10:05 PM
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You are indeed fortunate. My Dad thought I would never amount to a tinkers damn because i loved anything with an engine on it.

Well I guess I showed him....or not

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Old 01-24-2013, 08:47 AM
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..Engine ON it.,
I told you I am old. My love of things mechanical started very young. I found the need to adjust the carburator on the lawn mower almost daily. Built my first "put put." when I was about 10. Later on they started making them out of metal and called them go carts.
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I liked the engine on it because mine were about the same ,starting with a Sears moped,a vespa , Bridgestone 90 later called Honda at 14 a 1940 Indian Cheif ben hooked with a engine on it ever since,also like engine in it.
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I liked the engine on it because mine were about the same ,starting with a Sears moped,a vespa , Bridgestone 90 later called Honda at 14 a 1940 Indian Cheif ben hooked with a engine on it ever since,also like engine in it.
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Well, finished wheeling the cowl. If I would work more than an hour or two at a time I might get something more done huh?

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yep. It is not great. Not today but feels like it.
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Well, finished wheeling the cowl. If I would work more than an hour or two at a time I might get something more done huh?

I knew it would look great...
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Thanks guys. I finished blocking the door today and have it ready for a couple wet coats of Epoxy primer. I don't think I need to strip it all the way. Hopefully I am making the right decision. I shortened it about 3/32 to correct a door gap issue also.

I have posted more on this issue on the thread titled PPG Deltron Epoxy Primer.

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This is a test ,only a test.beeeeeeeeeeeep.
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WHOOO HOOO the brakes are done and they work better than they ever have. I believe that damn proportioning valve was bad somehow, it has a great pedal and stops nice. No vacuum tank needed from what I can see in my short test drive.

I am going to get out there and do a little more detailing on it and next week I will be driving it.

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Sold my '71 Camaro this week, after nearly 40 years of owning it. Just didn't drive it, and interest changed. Also picked up a '63 Falcon Futura yesterday. Nice old barn find that was sitting for the last 23 years, and actually in a real barn.
Plan to build a 60's style gasser from the parts I've accumulated, but it has to wait until I'm done with this darn house remodel!
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