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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:06 am    Post subject: what's everyone up to? Reply with quote

been really quiet here lately. i assume everyone else is trying to get by the best they can, same as me. i still dont have the Olds track ready. getting damn close though. its still around 14 afr. wants a crazy ammount of fuel. at least its consistent now. the Austin is still awaiting its motor after the failure last season. there were apparently some issues on the dyno last week. engine builder seems to be treating us like mushrooms disgusted . junior dragster had a lousy end to the race season last year too. it lost the motor. went to a race last weekend and couldnt get down the track. needs a carb. and, last but not least, i managed the 383 swap in my Impala. that fought me all the way but i finally got it dialed in. ill post up a thread on that. some really cool aftermarket EFI upgrades out for the old LT1 stuff.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree that it is as a quiet as a grave yard. Not even Spammers are looking in any more.

I'm on the down hill slide with a both legs in the grave (at least to just above he knees with neuropathy) which makes walking difficult any where but on flat concrete. It also makes it impossible to get down on my knees or even bend over. So it is a wheeled walker or a wheel chair for me.

I scrapped out all of my motors with forged internal parts all over the house and blocks sitting bagged on the front porch. I have a few car bodies out back still, but I doubt if I will do anything but sell them as their value increases with age like a fine wine (if you believe that I have a bridge for ya). But I bought the third gen Camaro's to keep them from the crusher knowing eventually some one would want one. (one has a full cage and 12 bolt with a four link suspension already installed just waiting on an LS or a big block.)

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Been finishing up the CNP upgrade on the Chevelle. Getting by is key that is true. I'll put a pick up of the engine bay in that post for you all to see..
Paul

Dave sorry to hear you are not doing well. Sadly I didn't read any of the posts above and just threw in what I have been up to. It has been so quiet here in the past 6 months.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thats pretty rough Dave. im sorry to hear that man. i guess life catches up to us all. im not there yet but ive beat myself up enough over the years that i know its coming. guess its time to build you a BBC Rascal Burn Out
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