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Knarley Darley
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:43 pm    Post subject: Is everyone ready for winter??? Reply with quote

Haven't been around for a while, hope everybody is doing well, and are ready for winter. I have a few things to finish up like getting rid of a big scrap metal pile so I don't have to plow snow around it next to my shop.
I also am finishing up a 24x50 addition on to the shop that I have had a hard time getting to because work has been so busy, and will get finished in the next few days (at least the exterior) before the snow flies.
The weather has been holding out so far though, no snow yet!!!!
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

absolutely! its the only time of the year we can race down here in the south without melting from the heat. good weather for boosted cars.
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Paul P
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Converting the HP EFI to CNP. Already purchased the crank trigger, cam sensor and oil plug drive. Now I just have to hit the bone yard for some LS2 truck coils and sub harnesses. This will allow me to go with sequential injection instead of batch fire. Idle control should be a lot more efficient as well as timing being rock solid.
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Knarley Darley
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey Paul I like the body style of your car so much that I finally bought one. Its a 70 though.
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Paul P
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Knarley,
Cool. A 70 was my first choice but this one was priced right $425 back in 1985 and I couldn't pass it up.
Paul

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow you have had that baby for a long time. Thats cool. I couldn't pass the 70 it is a 396 4 speed car with a build sheet, tach and gauge dash, bucket seat console, and has the cowl hood with the flapper. Super dry rust free car to start out with, and the body has already been off the frame so that part of it is already done.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice! Stick car. Should be fun. Sounds like a real good starting point. I'm jealous my car did see winters in the 15 years prior so it did have some rot to fix.
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