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  1. Thread: Pianos in Pubs

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    Re: Pianos in Pubs

    There once was a piano player in Nantucket
    Who couldn't play boogie in a bucket.
    He quit for law school,
    And 55 years later.....

    Oh, wait. Can't do ditties like that without getting thrown out...
  2. Thread: I hate this

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    Re: I hate this

    and I have been. Often. Soon, it will be in snow, and these are not good snow machines. BTDT.
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    Re: At a Local Car Dealer - Midget

    But the really hot setup was a TD with a complete Volvo B-18 under the bonnet.
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    Re: At a Local Car Dealer - Midget

    hehehe.

    I recall once seeing a Midget with a 2 litre Pinto and trans in it. Heck of a lot better and the guy was just tired of opening the engine.

    I used to do so much of this in shops. Valves,...
  5. Thread: I hate this

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    Re: I hate this

    First post:
    "Got a friend in Louisiana who has a Jaguar Garden in his back yard, had some, sent me two.

    Cleaned one up, lubed it up, spent an enjoyable (HA!) several hours swapping it out,...
  6. Thread: Wet Roads

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    Re: Wet Roads

    I'm at 2.0 minutes. No major damage? That Jag FHC is certainly major damage. The Falcon....can't see the aftermath, but nose into the barrier, gotta be bad.
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    Re: At a Local Car Dealer - Midget

    What would really balance out that car is to jack up the radiator cap and drive a Pinto under it.
  8. Thread: SS United States

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    Re: SS United States

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxIgkgBbpQg

    Looking up cab videos, this popped up.
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    Re: Is this false advertising?

    Speedway Motors. Needed a couple of carb kits. First time customers get $10 off.

    Ordered, got all the way through, nothing, rechecked "new customer" box checked.....decided to just order....THEN...
  10. Thread: New Prank

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    Re: New Prank

    My Dad and Uncle...family gatherings... Model T coil (vibrating, one of four, in wood box), bare copper wire wrapped on toilet seat....hot one side, common the other.....wires ran through the wall...
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    Re: A word from Kelsey Grammar

    nobody has seen "Down Periscope", eye guess
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    Re: A word from Kelsey Grammar

    A word from Kelsey Grammar:
    I don't recommend the tattoo......
  13. Thread: Star Trek

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    Re: Star Trek

    FAB
  14. Thread: Star Trek

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    Re: Star Trek

    If the Transporter can be set to filter out alien life forms from human bodies, they just transport folks from transporter room back to their quarters and filter out.....the excrement.
  15. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    Rule of thumb: If you haven't touched it in a year, you don't need it.
  16. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    I always try local first. Had a commercial account there for at least 40 years. They get first crack.....cost or suitability wrong, go elsewhere.
    One of the issues we ran into decades ago, you stop...
  17. Thread: Carp (sp)

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    Re: Carp (sp)

    C20526#SK
    Seal Kit Repair




    Research. Lots of photos to supplier, discussions with the manufacturer.

    Upgraded, uprated, master. Uses the parts shown in first posting, apparently.
  18. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    In 1970, bought a rebuilt for my 50 Tudor, five bucks.

    Don't know if I hit this before.....I needed to rebuild a 390CFM Holley for my 3/4 race 50 Merc.
    Been sitting on the bench for a while.
    ...
  19. Thread: clean up

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    Re: clean up

    I don't know. Old Stromberg 97. I did at one point, CRS if I got rid of them. I'll dig though tonight.


    (CRS is "Can't Remember S.......hine")
  20. Thread: clean up

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    clean up

    Been working on stuff in the garage last couple of weeks. Old projects in pieces...finishing them up. Started pitching stuff.Cleaned out carb stuff tonight. OLD carb kits (who even HAS a one barrel...
  21. Thread: Carp (sp)

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    Carp (sp)

    So...rebuilt the clutch slave. Pedal odd, in that sometimes perfect, sometimes two strokes to get pedal. Ah HA! Three year old "new" master from one of the usual suppliers.
    Ordered two kits, first...
  22. Thread: computer humor

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    Re: computer humor

    Oh, lord. At least that ain't BCD humour.
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    Just because it's new, improved, latest update....does NOT mean it's better.
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    Yeah. No "sharing location", no alerts.

    But, I do have a PRC cell. My Motorola died, Consumer Cellular sent me this one several years ago, long before the PRC Cell BS.

    Yes, it's a Huawei (or...
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    Re: and the hits just keep on coming.....

    Yeah. Incrementalism. Boiling Frogs.

    I see that and draw a line. NO online banking (notes in my files at the banks that we DO NOT do that), no smart phones nor the tracking they do.....apps? Nope....
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