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Apexcarver
Apexcarver UltimaDork
7/8/18 10:34 a.m.

Well, I didnt have the car ready for the 30th.

 

Annd..  I didnt have it done before becoming a father.  

 

Might take me a bit to get around to finishing up the last bits.

 

  • Battery
  • Belt that fits
  • hose clamps for fuel and coolant lines
  • new heater valve
  • install or bypass heater
  • new dual gauge (oil/coolant)
  • Wire generator and starter
  • set ignition timing
  • set carbs
a_florida_man
a_florida_man Reader
7/8/18 10:36 a.m.

In reply to Apexcarver :

Congrats... Little Batman is a far greater achievement!!!

 

purplepeopleeater
purplepeopleeater Reader
7/8/18 10:56 a.m.

Before you were born I was in a race to finish my classic F-100 before my daughter was born. This was mid 1979. The running gear was done, new running boards, paint, new wood in bed, seat from a 70s Lincoln but the interior unfinished when Cassandra arrived. Fast forward to 2000, I sold the truck, engine was tired, paint was chipped, INTERIOR STILL WASN"T FINISHED! But we had fun! Sheet metal comes & goes, enjoy your child!

 

Indy-Barely Functional-Guy
Indy-Barely Functional-Guy UltraDork
7/8/18 10:32 p.m.

Super congrats on the arrival of the little one. yes

Apexcarver
Apexcarver UltimaDork
8/22/18 2:56 p.m.

Thrash day planned!   Draw friends over with offerings of pizza and beer and tempt their significant others with meeting the baby all in an effort to get this over the line to running!

Parts to order and probably efforts to be made on shop organization. 

When you have friends who are terrible enablers...   Ive been offered ANOTHER bugeye project.  Dont hold your breath on that, if I do it it wont be soon. That said, vintage racing is interesting to me. But a squarebody just makes more sense and I might be more interested in open wheels or a sportsracer than that. 

 

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