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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:09 pm 
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No, didn't get either of the cars done. Just me and the "pit crew".

But the big Dodge Ram keeps on rolling. Rolled past Halsley this morning around 10am. Honked and waved, but I don't think CJ and Linda heard us. We did see a large white antenna, new stuff for the HAM kit? Spending the night in Yreaka Ca, Reno tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:01 pm 
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Rolled into Sparks this afternoon. The Dodge is getting 15.5mpg. Not bad for what is basically a 3/4 ton crew cab. I am really getting annoyed with the kickdown and OD. I shouldn't have to floor it to pass semis on 2 lane roads. Vegas tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:19 am 
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Made it to Vegas last night. We'll be heading to the track later to pick up our bands.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:04 pm 
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Spent a few hours at the track. Only 2 slant cars are present. Over all attendence seems to be down this year.


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PostPosted: Tue May 08, 2018 8:47 pm 
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After a disappointing trip to Vegas, I find out that they are stopping drag racing at the Monroe Speedway. Bummer, on the other hand I am going to be a grandpa again. So everything evens out.

I just about have the tail lights mounted on the '68 Demon. Some more fiddling around the they should be good to go.


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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2018 2:10 am 
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Sorry to hear about your trip and your home track, but congrats on the new grandchild.

All the best,
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:49 pm 
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I haven't done much with the cars in the past few months. I did spend a couple of weekends futzzing with the tail lights on the Duster. Nothing like aftermarket sheetmetal and bent up tail light brackets. You get everything lined up, and then you tighten up the bolts and it is off by 1/8", or the tail light gaskets don't seal, or ...

Anyway, I spent the day bending fuel line for the Dart. Just need another 5' of 3/8 steel line and the chassis is done. It would have been cheaper to order a 20' roll from Summit, then 5' lengths from NAPA.


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