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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...
  2. 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......
  5. Thread: Star Trek

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    Re: Star Trek

    FAB
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
    ...
  11. 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")
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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    and the hits just keep on coming.....

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-scariest-hacks-and-vulnerabilities-of-2019/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=22647785953637791977878810622680

    Compilation of hacks in 2019 (so far, anyway).
  19. Thread: I hate this

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    Re: I hate this

    Yeah, I did too. Until you tried to order them, then "not in stock". Lots of evilbait, but who knows what kind of condition? One looked promising, NOS with the box...until research showed it to be a...
  20. Thread: I hate this

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    Re: I hate this

    Jose- Motor works fine, it was the wheelboxes (arms connect to) that are the problem.Nobody has wheelboxes retail any more. They want to sell you a uprated kit, new motor, cable, tubes and...
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    Re: Doing a favor, Is it worth the trouble.

    "No good deed goes unpunished".
  22. Thread: Headlights

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    Re: Headlights

    Mine say Lucas. Did not see any RHD or LHD markings, but they are different Lucas....one says "Mazda" on the back....which is a manufacturer....my Model A had Mazda bulbs. The new ones, can't find a...
  23. Thread: Headlights

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    Re: Headlights

    yeah....and the DRL's aren't adjustable. And I am running into vehicles (newer) where if the headlight bulb goes, you have to replace the entire assembly.
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    TR6 Re: Looser steering & brake pull

    Really hard to tell externally. But, big pair of Channelocks, squeeze the tie rod end together.End of the stud one end, top in the middle or net to the grease fitting. Just to make sure.Control arm...
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    TR6 Re: Looser steering & brake pull

    The other thing I would look at if a car came into the shop with that specific complaint was suspension.
    Loose steering, tie rod end, possibly ball joints, if rack, rack bushings, that kind of...
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