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Tinster
01-03-2010, 05:38 PM
My first test drive of the new year. Round
trip two hours with no break downs. My bucket
of bolts '69TR6 is getting more reliable with
every buggered up/worn out system I replace.
Enjoy the scenery along the northeast mangrove
road and beach at Isla Verde. I sure enjoyed the
ride. Yes, we still have bikini babes here in winter.

dale(Tinster)


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tony barnhill
01-03-2010, 05:56 PM
Hey, didn't you pass the place where we hung out all one afternoon on the beach eating & drinking under a thatched roof?

Oh, was I hearing a "clunk" whenever you hit a bump? Is that bushings, shocks, or all the parts in the trumk bouncing around? Or, was it just white noise?

GregW
01-03-2010, 06:11 PM
Dale, you've logged so many test miles, you could have driven to my house on them alone. Kinda like frequent flyer. :wink:

Tinster
01-03-2010, 07:20 PM
Hey, didn't you pass the place where we hung out all one afternoon on the beach eating & drinking under a thatched roof?

Oh, was I hearing a "clunk" whenever you hit a bump? Is that
bushings, shocks, or all the parts in the trumk bouncing
around? Or, was it just white noise?

<span style="color: #CC0000">Yup Tony, "El Pulpo Loco" and then maybe 15 more miles down
the coast road. You've a good ear to hear that thump. Nope!
100% complete new suspension and brakes front and rear. New
drive shaft, all new U-joints, new diff mounts, new tranny
mounts, new engine mounts, new body to frame pads, new gas
tank.

So what's left? I built a cover board to go over the tire well.
I have some steel angle iron to keep it from warping. Normally
I put a pair of HD work gloves under the board to keep it
quiet. I used the gloves on my boat suspension and have not
replaced them.

You heard my spare tire cover board thumping up and down on bumps.

Good ear!!! best regards, Dale</span>