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Offline Freud

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #2040 on: July 14, 2014, 12:11:18 AM »
There are direct openings from the burst panels to the outside of the body.

Much to our surprise the manifold gaskets blew out instead of the burst panels.

There will be a lot learned when they do the tear down.

Run and learn......

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« Reply #2041 on: July 14, 2014, 12:26:48 AM »
I met Les Davenport for the first time and talked with him quite a bit. He is a pretty darn good human and I consider him a new ally in my quest to be ALIVE. Glenn, please tell him I said so. Peter Vincent same story. Bonneville.  :cheers: Glenn, Smooches. Wayno

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #2042 on: July 14, 2014, 02:52:37 PM »
Freud,
     Is it possible that there was an air/fuel leak at the front engine that was ignited by the ignition fire at the rear blowing the front panels out?
Jim
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« Reply #2043 on: July 14, 2014, 03:49:00 PM »
I don't think that happened, Jim

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #2044 on: July 15, 2014, 09:01:52 AM »

Dan Warner says it's all in the rule book.

FREUD

Indeed, it is . . .

"This category is the pinnacle of the straightaway racer’s art."

Even Michelangelo had to climb down from the scaffolding from time to time - in order to get the big picture.

Better now than during a meet.  This is the opportunity - before the paint dries.

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"Problems are almost always a sign of progress."  Harold Bettes
Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

We are NOT rebuilding . . . We are reloading.

GOD SAVE MG - The Queen can take care of herself!

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« Reply #2045 on: July 17, 2014, 11:24:09 PM »
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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #2046 on: July 17, 2014, 11:52:17 PM »
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Doc are you practicing your tuck?
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« Reply #2047 on: July 18, 2014, 11:45:30 PM »
You can spell better than that.

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« Reply #2048 on: July 19, 2014, 12:42:25 PM »
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I think this is Freud's subtle way of indicating via asterisk that the USFRA event will just be a minor footnote in the history of this streamliner one day...
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« Reply #2049 on: July 19, 2014, 05:54:11 PM »
I rank the USFRA event as a dedication to strength for their club.

That event must be as a huge church wedding for the daughter of a sharecropper.

With limited funds they presented a unique event and as far as the Target550 team

is concerned we can not adequately THANK them for the opportunity they gave us.

It was well organized and stress free.

SCTA is the Wall Street of LSR and USFRA is Grand Pa and Gran Ma putting on

a picnic that the kids will never forget.

Long live family racing.

Mark, I hope what you say is true. Right now it seems very distant.

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« Reply #2050 on: July 19, 2014, 07:09:28 PM »
I totally understand Freud. Communication is always open on my end. Stay well. Mark.

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« Reply #2051 on: July 21, 2014, 08:11:59 PM »
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Doc are you practicing your tuck?

At first, I thought he was sending a text from Walmart . . .



Then I thought it might have been a reference to Kurt Vonnegut's "Breakfast of Champions" . . .



But sometimes, an asterisk is just an asterisk.

So it goes . . .
« Last Edit: July 21, 2014, 08:13:45 PM by Milwaukee Midget »
"Problems are almost always a sign of progress."  Harold Bettes
Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

We are NOT rebuilding . . . We are reloading.

GOD SAVE MG - The Queen can take care of herself!

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« Reply #2052 on: July 28, 2014, 10:55:15 AM »
Treat yourself to the marvelous images of the Target550 car

that were done by Peter Vincent at the USFRA Test & Tune.

Open Facebook and access Peter Vincent's posts.

Old school images in the digital era are fantastic.

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« Reply #2053 on: July 28, 2014, 11:20:13 AM »
NICE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,great photographer.  :cheers:

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Re: TREITS STREAMLINER
« Reply #2054 on: July 28, 2014, 03:05:41 PM »
  Any news about the car ?  Been quiet. Not to impose.
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