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Old 07-26-2014, 04:50 AM   #12951
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Quote: Originally Posted by bricooper78
Are those rims similar to the old "Eleanor" wheels off the Gone in 60 Seconds car? I like them either way, but I thought I remembered something like that on that car too
Quote: Originally Posted by MEP1
Very similar, the spinners were 3-spoke but the wheels looks the same.
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Similar style, I have American Racing Daytona wheels. I actually decided on the wheels the day I bought the truck, just took a while to buy them.
The true Eleanor didn't have those wheels:





The tacky ricer Eleanor had that style, not the OG Eleaner. And that style wheel existed way before PS Engineering made the wheels used on Riceanor.
Old 07-26-2014, 06:32 AM   #12952
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I like both Eleanors just as equally. Although Mach 1 in that color would be nice to drool over in my driveway lol

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Lol, groomed Golden Retriever

Papa Murphy's bubble

The harmonic balancer exploded on my Silverado up at Powercruise a few weeks ago. 120mph down the straightaway and it let go, it only had around 4k miles on it. Time to go SFI I think. Didn't wreck anything else, truck just overheated immediately when the water pump wasn't turning. This happened on the first day (Friday) on my first time out on the track for the weekend.


A few minutes later, as I'm being towed off the track, my friend goes by puffing major smoke. I really thought his truck was on fire and burning to the ground. He stopped and the thing was engulfed in white smoke. It's a Dakota R/T with rear mount turbo and he ended up melting pistons 7&8, also on his first time out of the track.

With an awesome amount of talent and luck (everything coming together just right) he lined up another engine from a friend who was already planning on coming to the track for the weekend. Got it delivered right to the truck where we were working on it near the camp site. We all had our basic hand tools that we brought along and rented a hoist from the general rental place in town. This was all 2 hrs from home btw. I pulled up an empty car trailer for "just in case" and the worst case scenario happened. The trailer still went home empty though! The engine blew up at 3pm on Friday and the replacement was in and running at 4pm on Saturday.



On the way home, another friend cooked an ignition coil in his truck, so we put my brother's car on the trailer and swapped the coil into the truck.


The hot/cold door in my Blazer has been stuck on the hot setting for a year now. It sucks with no A/C and black leather. Tried to fix it before Camp N Drag but I still couldn't get to it. I need to remove the entire HVAC box from the firewall in order to access the actuator.



Had to fix a bumper bracket too, plastic on the inside of the cover broke off and the bumper cover was waving to everyone I drove by.


A vendor at work did his yearly visit. Last year he drove a Bentley.

I think I could take him from a roll on the highway.


Ready to go to Indiana.

Friend's supercharged 5.3l '82 Monte on the way down.

Rusty's '59 Chevy Wagon, drove down too.

Camp n Drag is near an Amish town.

I never get sick of seeing this truck.
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On the way home

Another successful 1,200 mile round trip in this thing. Averaged 25mpg.

relaxing
Old 07-26-2014, 03:51 PM   #12955
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^---- awesome!

Bought my first fish tank (fresh water)... Decided on a lobster and I'm not sure what the little ones are called, but they were cool looking.




Worked OT this morning at a "bike rodeo" for kids. One of the vendors brought out a bunch of neat bikes.




way harder to ride than the one after this pic


and my favorite... seriously going to look into making/buying one of these
Old 07-26-2014, 04:26 PM   #12956
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Thinking about picking up a B-dos to work on

Old 07-26-2014, 04:26 PM   #12957
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With my bad knees I wouldn't dare try to get on that last one lol I know I'd bust my ass

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Old 07-26-2014, 07:51 PM   #12958
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Do it, Hawk! I've always likes those trucks.
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My friends family always had Bronco II's when we were growing up. I can't tell you how many times we had those things on two wheels when going around corners too damn fast. I've always liked them too but they are gutless that's for sure.
Old 07-27-2014, 08:23 AM   #12960
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Cpolaris, do you work for roadkill/ motortrend? haha
And all those broncos need is wider rims then the pizza cutters they came stock with, and they are hands down one of the best off road vehicles from stock
Old 07-27-2014, 11:57 AM   #12961
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daughters first time driving to her friends house 1/2 mile away. scraped the mighty integra backing out. sheesh

got my doors in from home depot, told the guy I wanted a double door like this.
instead got a double door like this

they are saying my fault because I initialed the quote that was wrong, which has a picture of the top door. what a crock, it goes on the front of the house too.
beepers first dunkin donut

leaving my joerb, doing the countdown on a sign outside my office.

oh and this little guy came to visit. jumping spiders are awesome!
Old 07-27-2014, 04:41 PM   #12962
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I was watching one catch flies like crazy the other day. Pretty cool.

Quote: Originally Posted by aaronweisler
And all those broncos need is wider rims then the pizza cutters they came stock with, and they are hands down one of the best off road vehicles from stock
Old 07-28-2014, 01:22 AM   #12963
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Quote: Originally Posted by joedoh
daughters first time driving to her friends house 1/2 mile away. scraped the mighty integra backing out. sheesh


Well at that age, I'm surprised she didn't wreck into more.
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:18 AM   #12965
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Quote: Originally Posted by mostizzle
My friends family always had Bronco II's when we were growing up. I can't tell you how many times we had those things on two wheels when going around corners too damn fast. I've always liked them too but they are gutless that's for sure.


My buddy in high school had one, we were ****ing stupid in that thing. Going out to lunch (open lunch at my school) with 8 people crammed into it. Getting on 2 wheels turning into the parking lot and other stupid things. He managed to cram 14 people into it once....
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He managed to cram 14 people into it once....
I know a few chicks that I have said the same thing about
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Quote: Originally Posted by deathphoenix99
My buddy in high school had one, we were ****ing stupid in that thing. Going out to lunch (open lunch at my school) with 8 people crammed into it. Getting on 2 wheels turning into the parking lot and other stupid things. He managed to cram 14 people into it once....
That sounds entirely too familiar. lol



Ended up going to see Leon Russell the other weekend at the RenCen...








Twas a great show.

Some river front pics...




The pokey...


The new pokey that was being built but then they decided it was over budget so they abandoned it....


Model of the city inside the RenCen...


No lie, there was a nut hair and some chip crumbs inside too.

Pretty sweet old school hand painted sign that still survives today...
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You go see a lot of people that I have no idea who they are lol.
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If you don't know who he is you should check him out. I appreciate a lot of different types of music.
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