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Old 01-05-2014, 09:12 AM
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Finally got my rear quarter windows installed after getting a set of ( Steele Rubber seals ) bramd name ,BIG difference only cost few dollars more .I bought sets from other suppliers ,cheaper .from $17 to $29 not worth the difference,the Steele set is $40 but saved about 8 hrs labor,,this is one instance frugal cost me time and money.
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I found flight, car and accommodations for a 5 day getaway to St. Augustine for our anniversary next month...

Happy wife...
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Awesome, have a good time! Those trips are such treasures.


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I found flight, car and accommodations for a 5 day getaway to St. Augustine for our anniversary next month...

Happy wife...


Very nice tow .if I remember correct it is one of the oldest towns in Florida,very historic ,you both will enjoy it.

when you get time would you pm me your address I lost ALL contadts from my address book ,for some reason,
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I found flight, car and accommodations for a 5 day getaway to St. Augustine for our anniversary next month...

Happy wife...
That is great. After you get through this mess, you are really going to enjoy it.

It might be good to celebrate your anniversary early!

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That is great. After you get through this mess, you are really going to enjoy it.

It might be good to celebrate your anniversary early!

John
Believe me, I WISH we had left yesterday instead of 4 weeks from now...
Although they will be quite cold on Tuesday too....in the 40's. The average for early Feb is 68-72.

Got a ground level suite 300 ft from the Atlantic. I'll take her on a carriage ride thru Old Town too...
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TPI?

What kind of runners will you be using?
stock expanded runners , they sell a kit that comes with wooden hardwood or chromoly steel balls that u push threw the runners to expand them , the kits work really well , im porting out the base and plenum

another option is mc master car has the right radius aluminum bends , i can get those and cut the old runners out at at the flanges then machine the flanges to accept the new larger runners and weld them in

this is even cheaper and better then buying the best aftermarket runner set available as they flow more then those

im going to do a tbi-tpi conversion on my truck unless i sell the intake , couple guys on another forum that know the quality of my port work that know im porting the tpi have made me a few offers on the whole intake setup

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btw heres a link to that runner kit

http://www.ebay.com/itm/3TUNED-PORT-...70509104332%26

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stock expanded runners , they sell a kit that comes with wooden hardwood or chromoly steel balls that u push threw the runners to expand them , the kits work really well , im porting out the base and plenum

another option is mc master car has the right radius aluminum bends , i can get those and cut the old runners out at at the flanges then machine the flanges to accept the new larger runners and weld them in

this is even cheaper and better then buying the best aftermarket runner set available as they flow more then those

im going to do a tbi-tpi conversion on my truck unless i sell the intake , couple guys on another forum that know the quality of my port work that know im porting the tpi have made me a few offers on the whole intake setup

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3TUNED Port Fuel Injection TPI Runners Dent Removal Kit | eBay

Cool. 9% more air flow. Will that get it over 5000 RPM's?
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I spot welded the tire well in today and made up a few more panels.
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Cool. 9% more air flow. Will that get it over 5000 RPM's?
it will get u a lil more rpm but its not the flow that causes the tpi to fall off at rpm , its the lenght of the runner

ported base runners and plenum should get u to around 5,500 , stock its more like 5,200 ish


tpi should have been reserved for trucks , and the camaros/vettes of the era should have had a shorter runner intake
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house chores and football!

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I spot welded the tire well in today and made up a few more panels.
What STRSW do you own? It looks damn good!

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house chores and football!

That was damn entertaining wasn't it! What an awesome game, very well done boys.

I got out to the garage and did some work on the rear window area. Not a darn thing to get a photo of, pushed, pulled, pushed some more, pulled some more, and I have a game plan.

I also got the heater in the house fixed and in a made flash tonight in an hour I got all the Christmas lights down off the house, boxed up and in the attic.

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That was damn entertaining wasn't it! What an awesome game, very well done boys.

I got out to the garage and did some work on the rear window area. Not a darn thing to get a photo of, pushed, pulled, pushed some more, pulled some more, and I have a game plan.

I also got the heater in the house fixed and in a made flash tonight in an hour I got all the Christmas lights down off the house, boxed up and in the attic.

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I think the lingering question on Kaepernick has been, "did they make the right move in letting Alex Smith walk and handing him the keys?" I think after today that question will never be brought up again. That kid is a baller! Tough as they come! I don't think anyone wants to face this team during this current roll we're on. Exciting.
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I think you are right, this guy is what Harbaugh saw, something special.

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