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Offline Ron Gibson

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #270 on: March 13, 2013, 12:55:13 PM »
Happy Birthday, Wayno
At my age, birthdays are just another day times 365. As long as I feel good, so far, I'm good to go. :-) :-)

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #271 on: March 13, 2013, 02:08:38 PM »
Hear hear. Happy Birthday and God Bless. :cheers:

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #272 on: March 13, 2013, 04:05:19 PM »
Happy Birthday Wayno!

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #273 on: March 13, 2013, 04:06:59 PM »
  Wayne and Jon, Happy birthday. Having them sure beats the alternative.
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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #274 on: March 13, 2013, 04:45:55 PM »
Happy birthday Boy Racer  :lol:

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #275 on: March 14, 2013, 03:20:06 PM »
Wayno, I made a dragon fly B'Day card for you but before I could mail it, it flew away.

It got hit by an early Ford, stuck to the horn cover and went down the road.

At least I remembered you.

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #276 on: March 14, 2013, 03:28:13 PM »
Wayno, I made a dragon fly B'Day card for you but before I could mail it, it flew away.

It got hit by an early Ford, stuck to the horn cover and went down the road.

At least I remembered you.

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #277 on: March 14, 2013, 05:26:34 PM »
FeRd... I thought you were in Hawaii... step away from the computer and enjoy the hula girls.  :-D
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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #278 on: March 14, 2013, 10:09:25 PM »
Joanie and I wish you the best Wayno.

Bring drinks!

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #279 on: March 14, 2013, 10:11:47 PM »
Right now I am looking or a fix for the ding in my rental car that some lizard inflicted and left unannounced.

Kepner tells me over and over.........take the da_ned insurance ya dunderhead.

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #280 on: April 23, 2013, 05:58:23 PM »
Yesterday I took the Tank for a test drive. I sorted out the problem I had at the November El Mirage meet of no high gear in my C-4. Turned out to be a linkage thing. I swapped the gears in my quickchange to bring the ratio waaaaaaay down so I could make a low speed pass and still get into 3rd. Everything went off without a hitch.  :-D As it stands I think I'm just going to get ready for Speedweek. I'd like to run El Mirage but at 6 mpg in Gus's truck the way they have gas prices these days I think I'll put the money in the car.  :roll: I'll still go but in a more economical vehicle. I'm relieved a bout the trans.  :cheers: Wayno

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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #281 on: April 23, 2013, 06:52:20 PM »
Good to hear, Wayno! :cheers:

See you in a couple of months....
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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #282 on: April 23, 2013, 09:14:11 PM »
  Wayne,
  No sense saving it for your kids. Just go for it. Bounce a check to the undertaker. Elmo is waiting for you.
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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #283 on: April 23, 2013, 10:09:40 PM »
Test drive.

 :-P

Do you realize how lucky you are to have access to a space big enough to test drive a bellytank?

So how did it pull?
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Re: Utah Belly Tank
« Reply #284 on: April 24, 2013, 12:28:20 AM »
Test drive?.....
bloody luxury....you guys need to get yer trucks onto lpg like here......then again, you don't know what expensive gas is.


Good to hear it's all OK.
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