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Offline Seldom Seen Slim

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7500 on: November 25, 2018, 04:45:14 PM »
We got about a foot of snow the day before Thanksgiving -- and dang it, almost all of it has melted.  WTF is going wrong??  We usually have a foot or two on the ground by now. . .
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7501 on: November 26, 2018, 05:21:52 AM »
We got about a foot of snow the day before Thanksgiving -- and dang it, almost all of it has melted.  WTF is going wrong??  We usually have a foot or two on the ground by now. . .

I doff my parka hood to you, Jon.

I was ALWAYS a big time, winter sports and outdoors guy.   I could not stand the heat (say, over 78 degrees, 25 C for our metric friends) and did not mind the cold.   Outdoor hockey, while it was snowing; river fishing, in what was called "a blizzard"; 30 mile bike rides in 20 degree (-7 C) cold; etc.

But then, something happened.   I turned 50, and some sort of "switch" got flipped.   Cold was no longer "ignorable".   AND THEN, I turned 60 . . . . . and another switch got flipped.   You get the idea.

Yes, I COULD "tough it out", most of my children live here, in the snow belt.    But the cold, combined with the worsening spending/taxing situation here in Illini nation, well, I paid to build the state once, I'm not going to pay "twice".  So it's "relocation" for us.    BUT, probably not going to be your neighbor in Skandia for retirement.


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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7502 on: November 26, 2018, 06:36:29 AM »
Hey Shiver Boy, I spent my life playing hockey and couldn't feel anything from my shins down.
Never bothered me a bit. These days I hate walking into the fridge at the liquor store to look for a cold Coke.
Florida for you and me both. :-D :-D :-D.

Age thing and don't think it doesn't get cold here in Johannesburg at 6000Ft. Not a freezing as you guys are used to
but we aren't geared up for cold.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7503 on: November 30, 2018, 04:41:22 AM »
midget,

Just a thought:   If the K16 is going to languish in your unheated garage over the Holidaze, it might not be a bad idea to remove the spark plugs and coat the cylinder walls with some 30wt oil so the cylinders/rings/etc, don't get a chance to rust from sitting.   Use some junk s/plugs when spinning the engine to spread the oil around, so good, new plugs don't get fouled.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7504 on: November 30, 2018, 08:11:40 AM »
I've always had good luck with these: Marvel Mystery Oil & STA-BIL (22001) Fogging Oil for Engine Storage.  :cheers:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7505 on: November 30, 2018, 03:18:16 PM »
Best I can find guys . . . . .





Let the festivities begin! ! ! ! !


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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7506 on: November 30, 2018, 03:41:14 PM »
Must be dead:  :mrgreen:

 

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7508 on: November 30, 2018, 05:09:10 PM »
I've always had good luck with these: Marvel Mystery Oil & STA-BIL (22001) Fogging Oil for Engine Storage.  :cheers:

I second that, Woody. I use two cans of MMO after warming the engine and pouring it down intake stacks until the engine dies. Pickling is now complete.

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7509 on: November 30, 2018, 06:00:47 PM »
Off season rust prevention hint: note, I race(sp) a Harley.  During the off season I just flip the bike upside down (aka semi accidentally dropping it off the stand) and the leaks become prevention.  Then in the spring, right side up, park it in the sun to heat up the 50w to get the leaking headed in the right direction.   Sorry for the hijack.  Now back to your regularly scheduled programming.
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7510 on: December 05, 2018, 12:01:14 PM »
midget,

How goes the Kristmas Krunch on the work scene?

Any time available for any other things except cat wrangling?

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7511 on: December 25, 2018, 05:42:25 AM »
Just a quick seasonal note to all the followers of the Milwaukee Midget saga . . . . .

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year to all! ! !

And best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2019.

 :cheers: beat a dead reindeer  :cheers:
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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7512 on: December 25, 2018, 05:49:47 AM »
Meanwhile, our intrepid group awaits the determination of the fate of the GT classes . . . . . .

http://www.landracing.com/forum/index.php/topic,17213.msg314319.html#msg314319

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7513 on: December 25, 2018, 05:52:24 AM »
And, finally, my post on the aforementioned thread.

http://www.landracing.com/forum/index.php/topic,17213.msg319688.html#msg319688

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Re: Milwaukee Midget
« Reply #7514 on: January 15, 2019, 05:25:06 PM »