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PostPosted: April 22, 2022, 9:19 pm 
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Got the second twin fired for the first time since rebuild and Bobbed, woohoo!
https://youtube.com/watch?v=0FUVY_6_n_w&feature=share

Here's a pic of the first twin
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Once I'm done this silliness, I'll be back finishing up the Super Slant 6 Super 7 :D


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PostPosted: April 25, 2022, 9:52 am 
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Broke off the bolt extractor in the broken off drivers side lower water pump bolt on a chevy 400... :roll:

All out and peachy now, but I want to cover the idjit that decided that hole should be through-drilled into the coolant passage in marmite and honey, then throw em in the Outback for a hike.


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PostPosted: April 27, 2022, 7:16 pm 
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Well today was a milestone, I finished the second XS400 and introduced her to her sister. Some pics.....

Now I'll be itchin' and scratchin' to get back to work on the Super Slant 6 Super 7!


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Perry's Locost Super Che7enette Build
Perry's TBird Based 5.0L Super 7 L.S.O.
Perry's S10 Super 7 The 3rd
Perry's 4th Build, The Topolino 500 (Little Mouse) Altered
Perry's 5th Build, the Super Slant 6 Super 7


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PostPosted: April 27, 2022, 7:24 pm 
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They look great bobbed! Just don't wear a white shirt. :cheers:

Ready to build a morgan trike or a velorex?

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Lotus Super Seven: 115 (no spare) x39x7.25
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PostPosted: June 13, 2022, 10:50 pm 
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Well friends, 41 years ago me and wifey done got hitched.
I only have one question.........where the hell did the time go????

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Perry's Locost Super Che7enette Build
Perry's TBird Based 5.0L Super 7 L.S.O.
Perry's S10 Super 7 The 3rd
Perry's 4th Build, The Topolino 500 (Little Mouse) Altered
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PostPosted: June 13, 2022, 11:02 pm 
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Congrats Perry, a superb achievement - but the question is where will the next 10 years go given they will happen 4 times faster!


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Accidental repost and don't know how to delete it. Sorry.


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Happy Anniversary to you and your wife Perry. You must have been having fun because the time just flew!

Cheers!

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Congratulations Perry to you and your Wife. :cheers: 41 years is quite an accomplishment and definitely worth celebrating.

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PostPosted: June 14, 2022, 10:01 am 
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horchoha wrote:
Well friends, 41 years ago me and wifey done got hitched.
I only have one question.........where the hell did the time go????


Congratulations to the two of you!

Ahmen, where does the time go?

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: June 14, 2022, 10:52 am 
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:cheers: Perry!
We're closing in on 12 years in July.

Otherwise, it's been packing, packing, packing. Moving this weekend to the new house.
Spent last night getting all the Locost bits together & loaded on the chassis for a pending sale.

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