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      In the cold, my engine hoist lost pressure and...

      In the cold, my engine hoist lost pressure and the engine slumped onto the oil pan and spilled oil and antifreeze all over my garage. Cleaned most of that up today.

      Pre-spill:
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      A few calculations: Using the assumptions from...

      A few calculations:

      Using the assumptions from prior dyno curve and Roger Huntington's formulas

      MPH = 224 (hp/weight)1/3 and ET = 6.290 (weight/hp)1/3

      This would theoretically be...
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      I'm not counting on 300 hp but hoping for it as a...

      I'm not counting on 300 hp but hoping for it as a long shot. At any rate, the high compression will make the engine peaky, so the peak hp doesn't even matter. I just want to know if it will have...
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      KAPOW ...

      KAPOW


      http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-XRciDYHdaGI/VKRL_Rx0NFI/AAAAAAAAAnI/zKJQgMCbGjw/s1600/Batterytests4.jpg
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      The engine is going to come out - I didn't...

      The engine is going to come out - I didn't succeed in yanking it in the limited time I had on Friday, but I cleaned up the garage and made most of the disconnections. There is one pesky shift...
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      I want to chirp the tires at will. I looked at...

      I want to chirp the tires at will. I looked at manual valve body conversions for the Powerglide and they seemed too rough for the street.

      Then I also saw this and my decision was made for me:
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      I've used Uship for work and personally. It is...

      I've used Uship for work and personally. It is astounding how much variation you will get from shippers on there. The guy that shipped my Impala was unique to say the least, but he trucked it 3000...
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      I'm bringing this back from the dead with some...

      I'm bringing this back from the dead with some pics. A lot has happened since my original post. I've had two kids and a major career shift that requires some travel, but slow but persistent progress...
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      1961 Impala

      Here's my 61, in mid restoration.

      http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ToqafxyK8J4/Udt5EDs74zI/AAAAAAAAAO4/2cbSLXS-tdA/s1600/Arlie2.jpg
    10. Info, reviews, pics on mini split heat pumps

      Our 1927 Craftsman has terrible heating and cooling, with very little upstairs in summer/winter. I am able to get a 60% rebate through my work up to $1600 for putting in a new heating and cooling...
    11. Thread: Maybe it's me?

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      It isn't you! I can relate to your experience....

      It isn't you!

      I can relate to your experience. I tutored technical writing for the engineering college and funded myself through graduate school in physics. I worked for a completely different...
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      The car has not required any significant...

      The car has not required any significant maintenance. I've gotten a lot of questions about timing chains - they have not been done. However, there is no significant noise from the engine that would...
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      less than 8 hours left on the auction. Would be...

      less than 8 hours left on the auction. Would be happy if this went to a VW enthusiast.

      Selling the car will fund the new suspension for my 1961 Impala, and also free up some time since I have a...
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      bump for a beautiful car. Good luck with the sale.

      bump for a beautiful car. Good luck with the sale.
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      Bump! Relisted with lowered price! Buy the...

      Bump!

      Relisted with lowered price!

      Buy the car!
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      Bump. 16 hrs left on auction.

      Bump. 16 hrs left on auction.
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      Not interested in trades. Sorry. Bump

      Not interested in trades. Sorry.

      Bump
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      bump

      bump
    19. YOu guys have summarized how the first prototype...

      YOu guys have summarized how the first prototype was made and demonstrated. You can make whatever you want if you have the time and the interest.
    20. Good feedback. I'll try that.

      Good feedback. I'll try that.
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