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Offline Elmo Rodge

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3555 on: February 23, 2013, 08:24:29 PM »
Dig it. Wayno

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3556 on: February 23, 2013, 08:28:56 PM »
DR. G---my good Dr. G---what a fine read about what had to be a fun fun high gear PULL----like a frt. train I think u said..heres to more R's :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:  hat shot  :? where's the dern hat shot  :-D

they have to get a special order TO FIT MY HUGE FAT HEAD.........when I asked they said the record has to be certified, then I get the hat.

Thanks Torsen brother :cheers: :cheers:

oh, here we go a red Mr Potato head hat, will that do?



Gentlemen (and I use that word cautiouusly, of course) - - Nancy and I send our hearty corngratulations and smiles.  Finally!  A good week on the salt, and some good runs.  Good runs aren't just going really danged fast, they're runs when you learn things and when you get part way from your old best speed to a new higher one, and - when you finally go fast!  Wonderful.  Fun.  Great stuff.

And thanks for the fine publicity shots of the SOS wearing the landracing.com sticker.  Folks - if the truth be told, I had a bit to do with that -- asking Dr. G. if he'd like a sticker for the car.  He explained as to how the car's color scheme was such and such and he didn't know if the artistic designer would approve of the extra hue (black) -- but what the heck?  I went to the local sign shop (that's done all of the sticker for Nancy and me) and told Doug the story of this Australian belly tank car and how it'd wear our sticker if I sent it -- and when I went back an hour later to get it -- he had made four of them -- and said "No Charge".  Thanks to Signs Unlimited of Marquette, and best wishes to everyone for a good SpeedWeek on Lake Gairdner.

hey, it was a pleasure there are more Jon, just let me settle back in....

Dig it. Wayno

I thought of you more than once through the week, aaaaaaaaaaaaaand there were people asking me about you, aaaaaaaaaaaaaand the truck wore the Rodge sticker well...... happy to know you bro. :cheers:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3557 on: February 23, 2013, 08:39:07 PM »
Thanks Torsen brother

nice little club we have-- is it not  :roll: here's to the 2.14, 30" and hairdryers
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3558 on: February 23, 2013, 09:05:23 PM »
Great story James and Graham... congratulations guys, seems every time I open this thread there are 2 more pages to read, this last 2 were the best in a while. 
See you in August  :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:  :cheers:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3559 on: February 23, 2013, 09:09:34 PM »
Well Done, really well done....... :cheers: :cheers:I think the Sunshine Saga has more to be told yet. I`ll buy the Apple Juice this August..... :-D

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3560 on: February 23, 2013, 09:26:53 PM »
to A "Big Apple Juice" and tres amigos  :cheers:
Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3561 on: February 23, 2013, 09:32:56 PM »
If you run the long course at B'ville I am inviting you to turn off a bit early

and Kepner will give you a bottle of water if you stop at the Kilo Klub.

We will even make certain that you know your speed exactly when you step out.

Cheri will be the presenter. Bret will be looking at the video.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3562 on: February 23, 2013, 09:37:54 PM »
If you run the long course at B'ville I am inviting you to turn off a bit early

and Kepner will give you a bottle of water if you stop at the Kilo Klub.

We will even make certain that you know your speed exactly when you step out.

Cheri will be the presenter. Bret will be looking at the video.

FREUD

Thanks Pa, you know how much I want to do that.

The story of you meeting Simon got told a few times this week...... 8-)

PS. thanks Paul and Bob......


do I get an owl stuffed with peanut butter with that apple juice?
« Last Edit: February 23, 2013, 09:41:30 PM by Dr Goggles »
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3563 on: February 23, 2013, 11:04:21 PM »
My friend Dr. G, WOW is all I can think of right now.

Salute :cheers:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3564 on: February 23, 2013, 11:17:59 PM »
I have TWO of those IPAs for you to celebrate with this year!@!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3565 on: February 23, 2013, 11:22:40 PM »
...Maybe it was Pete's I saw....

That's right
Pete borrowed it
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3566 on: February 23, 2013, 11:41:01 PM »
Onya Goggs & Grumm, phucking ripper guys. :cheers: :cheers:
I really feel for Dik, parked over in Pomgolia!
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3567 on: February 24, 2013, 01:13:24 AM »
 :cheers: Well done Stewie, Grumm and crew. Dik, you gunna be here in 2014? You'd look good in a red hat too :-) Stewie, you've got a slab comin your way! Choose your poison :-)  :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3568 on: February 24, 2013, 01:45:24 AM »
Congratulations from a hot and sunny South Africa. You guys are an inspiration. The pics, the report and the record are awesome!!!. Good to hear you all got home safely. I would have loved to have been in the F truck on the way home. That must have been something. :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #3569 on: February 24, 2013, 04:46:51 AM »
Well done guys, I had great faith in you making it!  :cheers:

Gripping write up too James, love it!

Well done to all the SOS team, the rev will have to give the Morrie Traveller some stick on the way to work tomorrow!

Cheers!!  :cheers: