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After I finish my Pete's coffee,I'm getting my lard-*** outside to work on my new-to-me '65 Fairlane, not my truck.It's sunny, will get in the low 70's later,so I'm going to put in my new Pertronics II module, coil, wires, plus a new glove-box.Then I'm going to wash/wax, detail the interior, and head to the beach for a burrito and a beer.
My condolences to those in "Tornado Land", but to the rest of you - eat your hearts out.
"Why, yes, I have plenty of spare change, you worthless piece of crap."
'59 F250 w/an Engine, a Transmission, Some Tires/Wheels, PLUS-a Genuine Radio
Depends on the weather, when it's snowing I am working on adding miles to this.
When it's not snowing I am workin on this.
But today it is raining..... Not sure what to do yet, might just putter away on my bathroom. Wont be having as much fun as you by the sound of it!
1960 Comet mostly stock, summer DD
1979 Ranchero/Thunderbird 'Thunchero' 390 or 460 powered in the future...
1980-82 thunderbirds everywhere you look
1994 F350 IDI turbo getting a 1959 Mercury body transplant
1994.5 F250 PSD, 5spd 4" rancho on 35's
I worked on the woodpile most of the day. I got up in the 40's today! Our snow is going fast. I walked upstairs in the barn and looked at my trucks. I got to straighten the cover on the '66. It won't be too long! Geese flying North all day.
Hope you don't get a sun burn Steve!
And yes, folks hit by the storms need our prayers. I have a son in KY and a daughter in TN and both came close but are fine. Makes you really think!
I spent the day making dust. Block sanding and sanding then more sanding. After about six hours of that I took a break and sandblasted pieces parts for a couple of hours.
Spuuedon if it makes you feel any better it may have gotten down to the high 40,s last night? All of our snow melted in 2006 shortly after it fell.
Funny thing I had burritos and beer also! (no beach but plenty of sand-ing)
i dont know what the temp was today but it wasnt warm enough to play outside. had to give up my work car to my oldest because her explorer lost overdrive. spent the day fixing the window in a 2000 grand prix and installing a cd player and speakers for her. the car is still a pos but seems i am a HERO to her. it was a good day after all. plus i havent played with audio for what seems like 20 years. now i have the bug to buy amps and sub-woofers. i am soooooo weak!
52 F2 & F3 Merryman Herringbone
60 F250 4x4
63 F250 4x4 Flareside
I might be in a cage at the zoo, but I'm still king of the jungle!
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I remember when I was in my 40's...... I'll be 59 in May. Maybe that's a goal to have my 59 back up and running when I'm 59. Ok, today I shopped for clutch slave cylinders with my tape measure and a sketch. We did a lot of chores on the mainland and I'm looking forward to tomorrow when I can spend almost the whole day working on the fridge. Matter of fact I had a burrito and a beer at a mexican place in Mt. Vernon Wa. today, but not a hint of sunburn.........
'92 F350 4x4 dual wheel service truck. 7.3 with headers and glass packs. 5 sp man tran. 255 85 16 Toyos. 110,000 miles. '59 F350 9' flareside new project, cummins 6at turbo diesel, sm 465 4 spd. 255 85 16s again, 37 ford 1 1/2 ton stake with 53 flathead V8. 65 toyota landcruiser fj 45 longbed pickup. 54 GMC 3/4 ton flatbed w/ cummins 6at, '68 BSA 441 Victor Special, bone stock, Antique tractors and one lung flywheel engines .....
Hope you good fridge folks dont mind me posting something here to keep this thread alive. After all with the 2 trucks Im restoring I live in the slick and fridge world. I guess the best of both worlds. Anyway I worked on metal outdoor furniture. Im learning to mig weld so I welded a corrigated steel top into a table that was formerly a glass top. While welding the new top on the table I was dreaming about having burritos and beer (dos equis) while sitting at the new table this summer.
1965 F100 4x4 for fun. Name Gentelman Jim
1963 F250 4x4 for restore. Name Beast
1998 F150 4x4 for daily use. Name Birthday Boy
2001 Ford 4x4 Explorer Sport Trac (nice but sucks on MPG its underpowered)
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