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Offline Bob Ellis

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4425 on: April 13, 2014, 10:29:46 PM »
Hey Gogg's , we'll be landing in L.A at 6.30 (from Brizvegas) , do Disney or Universal , Vegas on the 5th , Wendover on 6th (then working in tech for the week),back towards Vegas/L.A on the 13th and head for home on the 18th. Can't afford to be away as much as you rich Mexicans can!!
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4426 on: April 13, 2014, 10:44:04 PM »
Planning has started for the US trip in August, LA 2nd August, Vegas, Wendover, Salina, SLC, Boise, Portland, Seattle, San Fran, LA, home on the 5th Sept.

Marlo Treit, Target550 'liner, is in Portland, OR and FREUD is in Everett, Wa.....25 miles North of Seattle.

I extend the invitation to you for both places.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4427 on: April 13, 2014, 10:51:32 PM »
Planning has started for the US trip in August, LA 2nd August, Vegas, Wendover, Salina, SLC, Boise, Portland, Seattle, San Fran, LA, home on the 5th Sept.

Marlo Treit, Target550 'liner, is in Portland, OR and FREUD is in Everett, Wa.....25 miles North of Seattle.

I extend the invitation to you for both places.

FREUD

If you survive those two you will need a drink and I'm just down the road a bit.   :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4428 on: April 14, 2014, 01:25:39 AM »
Planning has started for the US trip in August, LA 2nd August, Vegas, Wendover, Salina, SLC, Boise, Portland, Seattle, San Fran, LA, home on the 5th Sept.

So are ya doing a lot of driving or flying?

 Don

Drivin Don, maybe right past your place if ya tell me where it is....


Marlo Treit, Target550 'liner, is in Portland, OR and FREUD is in Everett, Wa.....25 miles North of Seattle.

I extend the invitation to you for both places.

FREUD

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Don't you want to stay for the WoS?  Just a few more days  :-D  Which Salina?  I live 70 miles south of the one in Kansas

Kansas?....that's only a mile or two off the route we were planning yeah?
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4429 on: April 14, 2014, 08:16:46 AM »

I live 70 miles south of the one in Kansas

Just south of Milwaukee.

Well, and a little bit west.

A day trip.

Well, actually a really long day trip.

Ahh, forget it - we'll see you on the salt . . . .

But the invite is always open.
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Well, I guess we're making a LOT of progress . . .  :roll:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4430 on: April 14, 2014, 12:37:55 PM »
Don't get confused.  :cheers: Wayno

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4431 on: April 14, 2014, 01:04:14 PM »
Looks like I had better get to the salt for at least a few days. Gotta take advantage of meeting ya Dr G.  :-D

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4432 on: April 14, 2014, 10:09:38 PM »
I knew James would make the trip one way or another.

Go you good thing. :cheers:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4433 on: April 15, 2014, 03:24:45 AM »
Here's one to keep you entertained. It's from the Saturday on the way to the salt, out the front of Dirty Dave's place in the Barossa Valley effecting the repairs to the F truck....there's plenty of room under the hood on those things, enough room for three decent sized blokes and a Clevo.... I think we were lifting the head on at this point.......you'll notice that Dave, uncharacteristically for a plumber, has his shirt tucked into his pants......



It was an interesting day that, after the mad thrash of the previous few weeks it was just what I needed to flog the last few drops of energy out of me before
we headed off into the desert for a week.

Yes, I have been absent. But I have been busy. Planning has started for the US trip in August, LA 2nd August, Vegas, Wendover, Salina, SLC, Boise, Portland, Seattle, San Fran, LA, home on the 5th Sept.

Woohoo.

Thanks to Chris, my BNI membership turned up last week. :cheers:



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BNI Membership.
I guess you will be wanting my Bonneville entry pin Goggles

Hey I can't help but notice no one is wearing sandals?

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4434 on: April 15, 2014, 07:47:51 AM »
Well,Dave is s saint, Miles is a sage..I thought they'd be wearing em... :roll:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4435 on: April 23, 2014, 08:38:01 PM »
Doc -

Tell Sparky you're pulling "I've Fallen, and I Can't Get Up" from rotation.

A 1 on the juke box . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFYCtU8VCBo

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4436 on: April 23, 2014, 08:47:37 PM »
Hey!

Where can we find "Fallin' ".  I've lost it.
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4437 on: April 24, 2014, 08:24:20 PM »
Here ya go Jim,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76LbvnoIDkE

for those wondering, no it doesn't have anything directly to do with me, their all known players here in Melbourne, Mark himself plays in a very popular TV show band "Rockwhiz"....
Few understand what I'm trying to do but they vastly outnumber those who understand why...................

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4438 on: May 10, 2014, 09:06:14 PM »
So not much happening here at the moment

We just looking at what we have to find for 2015
In 2013 we went over 200mph, which gained Goggles his Red Hat
what this also meant was that we had to change our front tyres. Prior to that we had been running frontrunners.
Greg Watters had loaned us a pair of Goodyear LSR tyres for 2014 but he has plans for them and we have to give them back
Also, we had been running some FIM seatbelts which no longer qualify.
we have also been using a borrowed HANS device.
And of course there is the engine and gearbox that both need attention.
that's the short list

Hey but at least we now have our own trailer.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4439 on: May 10, 2014, 09:40:07 PM »
G, that sounds a lot like my racing programme from way back. :-D

I still don't own a trailer.

You guys did great with what you had. :cheers: