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« on: December 16, 2016, 11:18:16 AM »

As many know there was a lot of damage on the car after a tire blowout at 400 MPH. The front half of the body was busted up and had to be replaced. Kent Riches took care of that. There was drive line damage as well so a complete rebuild in that area. So its coming together slowly. Yesterday we spent the day on shop equipment, Rick got the welder back and was putting it back together and adding a couple of hose hangers to it. I spent the day fixing the big band saw all new belts and a lower drive tire on the drive wheel( a Flat band to drive the blade. So with that done we are back on the  car, Still waiting for parts. With this major rebuild we won't be running the 444 Little Giant liner at speed week. More later. Every one have a safe and Merry Christmas. See you on the salt.

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« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2016, 12:02:12 PM »

Thanks for the status update, Glen.  Merry Christmas to the Vesco people and to Carol and You, too.

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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2016, 12:41:09 PM »

Glad to hear it's all coming together....

Merry Christmas to you too Glen, Carol, & all the Vesco Family & Crew.

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« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2016, 01:04:17 PM »

Good to hear Glen & a Merry Christmas to you & the Vesco team down there in warmer country too.
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