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  1. When gas was 29 cents and I was good looking

    Hotrodders' Lounge
    For those of us who were born in the late 40s and early 50s. when in your high school era, where did you work and for how much? what did you drive, and how much did you spend buying and working on it? 1965: I was 15, but had a part time job at a hardware store after school, working on lawn...
  2. "back in my day" easy tricks to get an edge on the other guy?

    General Rodding Tech
    i've read a few other posts about "old school tricks" but am not satisfied, so i thought i'd ask if anybody knows of or has heard rumors of some old school little things that will get just that much faster than the other guy, im talking about smokey yunick tricks moonshiner tricks not changing...
  3. 10yrs!!

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    I just realized I've been a member on this forum for over 10yrs now. Kinna crazy I remember the RBBO split and long nights cracking jokes w/ halloweenking and chevellegirl and the other old tyme hotrodders forum members and evan using a crappy web TV unit to log on here in 2002 or so. Like my...
  4. Favorite or Hated Family Vacation Vehicles

    Hotrodders' Lounge
    Hi All, This post is somewhat inspired by a recent poll online and the current Art Contest going in the Art forum. What were your favorite or hateful vacation rides when growing up? Any of those still around in the family? For those with their own families, what is your vacation ride now...
  5. Ever Score a Killer Deal at a Swap Meet ?

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    Hi All, This post is inspired by a poll I saw on Facebook by an automotive company. I thought it would interesting to read what killer deals members have found over the years at their local swap meets. My experience has been limited to the Pomona Swap Meet so far. Never bought anything...
  6. UPS Employee Just Tossed a Package Over the Fence!

    Just five minutes ago, a seasonal employee helping the UPS driver chucked a package over the very small fence in front of my house, instead of just gently placing it on the other side or coming through the door and handing it off. It landed all crooked in a corner. I saw the guy get back into...
  7. Machine Shop Horror Stories

    Hotrodders' Lounge
    Hi All, So, I've got this huge phobia of machine shops. Sounds weird, I know, especially since I have no plans of going to a machine shop any time soon. But I don't know why I have this huge concern that, if I ever take my engine to a shop, the person or people working on my engine might...
  8. What Are Your Fondest Memories of Your Favorite Car(s)?

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    I've been meaning to ask you guys for a while. This month's "Krass & Berine" comic in "Car Craft" finally motivated me. What fond memories do you have of your favorite car or cars? My first car was a 1986 Mazda 323. Beat up like no other. The hood was tied down with a rope. But I learned to...