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Forum: events 09-22-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 280
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Posted By propav8r
Official last post. Lodge arrival should be...

Official last post. Lodge arrival should be around 3pm. After that, call the landline at the lodge to get in touch.

Balsam Lake Lodge: (828) 293-9922
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Threw an oil change in it since it was still...

Threw an oil change in it since it was still running the oil I put in it during the swap over a year ago.

At some point, my oil pressure sender decided to start working, so that's pretty neat.
...
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Shopping (except for the propane fill ups) is...

Shopping (except for the propane fill ups) is officially done.

20lb of bacon.
35lb of BUTTS
35lb of beef
80lb of taters
60lb of corn
Plus a metric ****ton of other stuff.

We're RIGHT on...
Forum: events 09-21-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
I believe with local in-and-outs and whatnot,...

I believe with local in-and-outs and whatnot, we'll probably peak around 55 people this year.
Forum: showroom 09-20-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,300
Posted By propav8r
It's only weird if you make it weird. I...

It's only weird if you make it weird.

I think it's kind of interesting.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, I'm going to re-clock the wheel in the...

Yeah, I'm going to re-clock the wheel in the driveway when I get home. I'm not worried about that. I'm more confused by how confused they were trying to set the toe.

Camber is at -2. Caster is...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 04:33 PM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Alignment's done, or as done as it's going to be....

Alignment's done, or as done as it's going to be. The car tracks straight now but the damn wheel is 30* off even though I specifically asked them to center it, and even saw them put the holder in. I...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
:-( :-( :-( Yep. ...

:-(

:-( :-(

Yep.



Battlecat>High Five imo
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Awesome, call the lodge if you need anything. I...

Awesome, call the lodge if you need anything. I also went through the steering rack shuffle the other day. It's a little less of a hassle if stuff is clean and degreased, but it never is.

I'd be...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
I'm a big proponent of short wheelbase cars in...

I'm a big proponent of short wheelbase cars in the mountains. One of the most fun I've ever driven up here was a Fiesta ST.
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 280
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Posted By propav8r
744 not gonna make it?

744 not gonna make it?
Forum: showroom 09-20-2021, 12:01 AM
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Posted By propav8r
Same here

Same here
Forum: events 09-19-2021, 11:47 PM
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Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
I do love how it's been 20 years of TB meets and...

I do love how it's been 20 years of TB meets and the usual suspects are still wrenching on sh<z>itboxes at the last minute to go drinking.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 09:58 PM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Without a doubt

Without a doubt
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 09:07 PM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
3 hour shakedown cruise tonight revealed...

3 hour shakedown cruise tonight revealed precisely...zero issues!

Got an appointment at the alignment shop this afternoon, gonna throw a quick oil change on it probably this evening, and try and...
Forum: events 09-19-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
https://i.imgur.com/E74YHCIl.jpg Special...

https://i.imgur.com/E74YHCIl.jpg

Special ordered the weather for y’all this week.
Forum: events 09-19-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Sorry to see you won't be there bud, we'll pour...

Sorry to see you won't be there bud, we'll pour some out for you.

First couple shopping trips are done, most of the ancillary/nonperishable stuff has been bought at this point. The remaining trip...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 12:51 PM
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Views: 429,974
Posted By propav8r
It's almost always the last weekend of September.

It's almost always the last weekend of September.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Can't win for losing today. What should've been...

Can't win for losing today. What should've been an easy operation to put an oil pressure sender on wound up eating up 8 hours of back and forth to Asheville, parts hunting, and ultimate defeat.

Oh...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2021, 01:19 AM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Dunno but they definitely donít have set screws....

Dunno but they definitely donít have set screws. They also came from the donor chassis.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 11:59 AM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Yeah...that's probably part of it too. It's got...

Yeah...that's probably part of it too. It's got something from a Suburban on it that came off the donor chassis.
Forum: events 09-17-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Saturday. We'll probably just check out some...

Saturday. We'll probably just check out some waterfalls or something Friday. Did you got to Dill Falls last time? It's kinda down in the woods not far from the lodge. Really cool.
Forum: events 09-17-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Here's a shorter route. This cuts out about 25...

Here's a shorter route. This cuts out about 25 miles, and probably 45 minutes. This may be the ticket.

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Forum: events 09-17-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Cool. We'll discuss the drive route on...

Cool.

We'll discuss the drive route on Friday. If needed, we can shorten it up significantly and still have a good time.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Got the hitch installed tonight, exhaust...

Got the hitch installed tonight, exhaust shortened up a touch and painted black so it's not so noticeable.

The rear spring adjusters keep backing down on me which is annoying, so I'm going to add...
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By propav8r
Ah the same thing is like $65 in my local parts...

Ah the same thing is like $65 in my local parts store. Must be that convenience tax.
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By propav8r
Have you seen the price of POR15 lately?

Have you seen the price of POR15 lately?
Forum: events 09-16-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
I changed it...how about now?

I changed it...how about now?
Forum: events 09-16-2021, 12:14 PM
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Posted By propav8r
Got the drive planned out...if we leave at 10:30...

Got the drive planned out...if we leave at 10:30 from the lodge, we should be back around 2 or 3 barring anyone getting lost or breaking down, so we'll actually be back around 11pm I guess.
...
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,484
Posted By propav8r
All the cool kids are putting orange hoods on...

All the cool kids are putting orange hoods on their white 240s.
Forum: events 09-15-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 280
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Posted By propav8r
Sounds good dude. We'll probably leave for the...

Sounds good dude. We'll probably leave for the drive around 10-11am. Probably back around 2 or 3 pm
Forum: events 09-15-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Legs and thighs are on sale this week locally....

Legs and thighs are on sale this week locally. Bayleigh is picking some up today.

Ben, you coming down?
Forum: events 09-15-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Weather's looking up. ...

Weather's looking up.

https://i.imgur.com/CvYRLTX.png

https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/814day/814prcp.new.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
The owner just spent $700 on tires.

The owner just spent $700 on tires.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 09:41 AM
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Posted By propav8r
Lol no.

Lol no.
Forum: events 09-15-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Just you bb.

Just you bb.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:38 AM
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Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Aight, I think at long last I may actually have...

Aight, I think at long last I may actually have the power steering issue sorted. I wound up putting another Camaro pump I had in the shop on it on account of the metal shavings in the reservoir, put...
Forum: events 09-15-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Anybody coming up on Wednesday or Thursday...

Anybody coming up on Wednesday or Thursday through Franklin have a trailer hitch? I reckon I'm pulling a utility trailer up the mountain with the 244, which means I'd have to loop back into Franklin...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 65,251
Posted By propav8r
Damn I forgot to do it. I miss Pat and his...

Damn I forgot to do it. I miss Pat and his project threads.
Forum: events 09-14-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Yeah I have a plug in one I'll bring.

Yeah I have a plug in one I'll bring.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 174,238
Posted By propav8r
NO! CADILLAC! caps

NO! CADILLAC!

caps
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,300
Posted By propav8r
A few people have covered the dash with something...

A few people have covered the dash with something like Alcantara.
Forum: website & board 09-13-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By propav8r
A steering rack. I mean I also wanted to hang out...

A steering rack. I mean I also wanted to hang out with my friends so I had ulterior motives, but yeah, sourcing parts is getting harder in general.
Forum: events 09-13-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
Nice! That's less stressful for sure. When are...

Nice! That's less stressful for sure. When are y'all heading out?
Forum: website & board 09-13-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By propav8r
I drove 7 hours round trip to Winston Salem this...

I drove 7 hours round trip to Winston Salem this past weekend because the Pull-a-Part there had two on the yard.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Ran out to the Winston Pull-a-Part yesterday and...

Ran out to the Winston Pull-a-Part yesterday and grabbed a steering rack, a cooler that'll work out perfect, and some other odds and ends. Got the rack swapped out this morning, and it feels way...
Forum: events 09-10-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 65,904
Posted By propav8r
I can certainly add them. I had chicken breasts...

I can certainly add them. I had chicken breasts on my list, but leg quarters may be better. Probably cheaper too.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Yeah, I just cut basically everything out in that...

Yeah, I just cut basically everything out in that area. Screw it. I'm not dealing with it again.

I dropped the car down about an inch in the back to try and get rid of the muscle car rake I have...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
Ordered up what I need to make the oil pressure...

Ordered up what I need to make the oil pressure and oil temperature gauges work again. Fo9und an M16 temp sensor that'll thread into the factory spot on the motor where the original (unused) oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 477,696
Posted By propav8r
These are ahkshually ecode housings that take an...

These are ahkshually ecode housings that take an H4 bulb (I think, it's been a few years) so they're better than sealed beams for sure. I need rewire them so that the current doesn't all go through...
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