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Springsteen.... Springsteen....

This land is your land.........

"still need lots of work"  "still need lots of work" 

i let someone meet a few of my personal heroes. they were incredibly underwhelmed. i was let down to say the least.

Model T crash test..... Model T crash test.....

tomorro is not guaranteed....... and if it were, it would be a dull life.

so there i was,  so there i was, 

snowing here, just outside of San Antonio. supposed to be freezing in the morning..... calling in is sure looking good.....

Rust and Dust question/help...... Rust and Dust question/help......

i know that you work in a body shop, and i recall you having said that you were a guy who was a hard hit specialist. i was hoping you might be able to give me some advice on where to shove in order to get things usably squared up.

Oppo metal men...... Oppo metal men......

the time has come to put the old reliable truck up near the head of the line, and get to work trying to put the cab back to “square enough” so as that the doors will open and shut.

Fredricksburg Tx swapmeet find Fredricksburg Tx swapmeet find

so i was finally able to get out of the house, and make it out to the swap meet, had been planning to go for the last 3 months. my truck being down, due to accidental circumstances had put that in jeopardy. LUCKILY my cousin had also been planning to go, and scooped me up along the way. and it was HOT at the Ladybird…

The beatings have begun The beatings have begun

started out with a new to me fender that turned up the other day from a good friend of mine. its wadded up in some hard to get right spots. thankfully nobody hit it with bondo......

been playing with some paint been playing with some paint

thats about 7 coats of rattlecan primer and rustoleum in a can,brushed on. it come out with some real nice brindle pattern. took a couple hours to wet block sand it smooth. it is smooth to the touch, and nice and true, flat. it just shows the texture of the underlying paint. going for that nothing to see here move…

about right....... about right.......

found out the crank that i got wasnt to MAKE a 434, but that it was made OF 4340 steel. turns out its a  3.335 stroke crank for an sbc comes out to 361.76 cubes in the bowtie block it came with, a 4.155 bore...... turns out it was designed for a specific racing class, as an rpm motor. something about having a super…

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