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Forum: Lounge 11-30-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By markjohnson
I used to hate soft handled ratchets but after...

I used to hate soft handled ratchets but after chipping a very rare, NOS part when a metal ratchet swung down I realized the soft ratchets will definitely have a place in my world.
Forum: Lounge 11-29-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By markjohnson
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Forum: Lounge 11-29-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By markjohnson
I’m currently in a career where I have been...

I’m currently in a career where I have been working with the Germans and have become a big fan of Wera tools. They’re so nice that they are like jewelry!
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Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-29-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By markjohnson
http://www.instrument-specialties.com/

http://www.instrument-specialties.com/
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-23-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,835
Posted By markjohnson
That 327 COPO 9557 caught my eye on the sheet...

That 327 COPO 9557 caught my eye on the sheet also. There have always been rumors of 1964 327-365 solid lifter Chevelles and maybe that carried over into a few rare 1965’s because other than a Fuelie...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-20-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,835
Posted By markjohnson
I’ve researched & collected photos of the Floyd...

I’ve researched & collected photos of the Floyd Foren cars for a long time now and they were a 1963 Z11 Impala, 1964 Chevelle hardtop that was ordered as heater delete V8 car and had a Z11 motor (NOT...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-20-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,835
Posted By markjohnson
It’s not the same car in the vintage photo. The...

It’s not the same car in the vintage photo. The vintage photo car was red. I have many more photos of it.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-12-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By markjohnson
As I’ve said in the past, this is one of those...

As I’ve said in the past, this is one of those narrow market cars where a nicely-done 4-speed conversion with factory parts would not hurt value because the fun-to-drive ratio outweighs the...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 11-07-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By markjohnson
Check out that universal water neck gasket! I...

Check out that universal water neck gasket! I haven’t seen one of those in decades and totally forgot about them!
Forum: In Memoriam 11-02-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,430
Posted By markjohnson
From the old Super Chevy Sunday days - Indy. He...

From the old Super Chevy Sunday days - Indy. He sure knew how to make a hotel entrance!
Forum: In Memoriam 11-02-2021, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,430
Posted By markjohnson
Floyd Garrett

We lost Floyd today. Iíve known him since childhood and Iíll miss him greatly.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-31-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By markjohnson
It looks . . . moist.

It looks . . . moist.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-30-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By markjohnson
Really like this car especially the no rear...

Really like this car especially the no rear spoiler, no A/C aspects. What I can’t deal with is the automatic transmission. Occasionally I’ll see a car like this that pushes all the right buttons...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-27-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By markjohnson
The year that the famous L79 327 option skipped a...

The year that the famous L79 327 option skipped a year (for whatever reason!) in Chevelle history. What a shame . . .
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-20-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,034
Posted By markjohnson
“CANONBURG”? Hahahahaha . . .

“CANONBURG”? Hahahahaha . . .
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-18-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By markjohnson
It’s an overlooked fact that the LT1 engine...

It’s an overlooked fact that the LT1 engine option was actually more expensive than the 454 LS5 engine. Not just by a little bit either, it’s a substantial difference!
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-17-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,433
Posted By markjohnson
I’m sure I’m not the first to notice but check...

I’m sure I’m not the first to notice but check out the background in the above photo!
Forum: Lounge 10-16-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By markjohnson
Unfortunately, HMM has been on quite the downward...

Unfortunately, HMM has been on quite the downward spiral for awhile and it’s content is drifting away from the title of the magazine. I actually have my subscription to that mag delivered to my...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-13-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By markjohnson
These were extremely fast cars that smashed many...

These were extremely fast cars that smashed many records. Thankfully for us Bowtie guys, they were so rare that the chances of encountering one in the wild was very slim!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 10-13-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By markjohnson
Some weird things going on here with that...

Some weird things going on here with that high-mounted cowl tag and the body colored heater delete plate but hey . . . . at least they nailed the dash paint correctly which is a sore spot with me...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-10-2021, 03:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,399
Posted By markjohnson
3-2 bbls has never been the ideal race induction...

3-2 bbls has never been the ideal race induction but it survived in legacy just by looking cool. All you have to do is look at 1967-69 Corvettes, when it came to ultimate performance the L88 sure...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-07-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,289
Posted By markjohnson
Regarding the original subject car: I would walk...

Regarding the original subject car: I would walk right past 100 LS6’s (& I’m a HUGE LS6 fan) to see this particular 300 in all it’s original glory.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 10-06-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By markjohnson
I used to hate White interiors (before I was...

I used to hate White interiors (before I was enlightened) but these days I absolutely love them. I also like big CID’s disguised as stock, small-ish OEM motors. Have fun with that ride!
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 09-28-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By markjohnson
That’s a good-looking car but I might be a lil...

That’s a good-looking car but I might be a lil bit bias’d on the ‘61-62 GM Sport Coupe models!
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale 09-26-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By markjohnson
I’m a C4 fan especially when they are equipped...

I’m a C4 fan especially when they are equipped with that awesome ZF 6-speed. What a great transmission!
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