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Old 10-23-2018, 12:03 AM
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Nice work Bentley. Glad to see you making progress.
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Old 10-23-2018, 05:36 AM
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Keep the pictures coming good job
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Anything new going on here?
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Old 12-20-2018, 10:32 PM
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Anything new going on here?
Sorry to say, not as much as I would like. bogged down with cleaning, painting, repairing and fabricating on the car. How was I to know this would be the 5th wettest year in recorded history , here, in the Ohio Valley? Every friggin' Weekend, here comes a cold rain or snow. And a few downpours throughout each week, just to keep the spirit down. You see, I built the engine last year in my house basement. I have a walkout to level ground. It is down the hillside. The car is in the shop at the top of the grade. I cannot find a dry enough day to go down and get the engine out of the basement. The car is ready and the engine is ready for the car. i need to get a couple of buddies to help me manhandle it out of the basement. Problem is, all my buddies are older and down in the back. I find it hard to leave things "Ratty". There are some things I cannot leave alone, the rear end cover being one. I have a before and after here. At first, I was hip to leaving it...well, Ratty. But I study Grady's car a lot for ideas and I could not take that cover being all crusty. So, ok, maybe semi ratty, ha! I mounted the fuel pressure gauge and several loose end type things, like brake lines and hardware. Mounted a driveshaft loop. Sanded down the roof. Picked up some slapper bars. That kind of stuff. Too boring to post about. I am building Mamma a garage this fall and that has taken my time away from the car. got a hole for the ZL1 hood wiring. Curious 427 crayon mark (not added) I sanded around to see better. Hood pins installed and cool can mounted. If I ever get the engine in its bay. Ill have something to report. Don't cringe because parts are piled up on the fenders, She is rough. Take care all.
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Bentley,

Sounds like Jim & I need to make a trip down there and help you with that engine. If I can pry him away from Rat's Nest.

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Mike, would love the company. You and Jim can stop by anytime. We would spend so much time “ bench racing” that we would not get anything done.
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