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Offline grumm441

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4485 on: June 08, 2014, 06:26:26 PM »
You know, I got asked more than once if I drove over from Australia.
My answer was always the same.
"I was going to drive, however I couldn't see where I could get diesel in between Hawaii and California"
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4486 on: June 08, 2014, 07:18:22 PM »
I was asked if I had any trouble on the drive over. I told them that fish in the wipers was the big issue.  :|

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4487 on: June 09, 2014, 04:44:22 AM »
Take a little northerly swing and see Treit and myself.  We'll buy wine to go with your steaks.

Turn your GPS upside down and left for right and you will arrive at our place.

FREUD

That is an offer you may regret but that we are only to happy to take up....we's gonna be drivin' right past your door I reckon fERD :wink:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4488 on: June 09, 2014, 06:33:35 AM »
I was asked if I had any trouble on the drive over. I told them that fish in the wipers was the big issue.  :|

Maybe you need better wipers :cheers:
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4489 on: June 09, 2014, 06:37:32 AM »
Maybe you need better Americans  :-D :wink:

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4490 on: June 09, 2014, 07:05:10 AM »
I would like to take this opportunity as we stand here staring into the precipice.

We've nearly reached a half a million views on this build diary. They said Seinfield was " a show about nothing", nothing schmothing......this, this is a build diary about next to nothing.

Thanks to all of you people, the pedants, the part timers, the boosters, the boasters, yep all of you.

Thanks to Popes Jon the first and the second, I hope us being here both brought you up and down in unequal measures, I hope it was mostly up.

Thanks to all the friends we've made, nearly all of you were worth it and that's really saying something. Bill, Bob, Wayno, Chris, fERD, Trent, Don, Jim. We saw off Jack Dolan who was a great inspiration to us.There have been many more , we hope we've made you happy as you have us.

There are also a vast number of people who never stick their heads up, some have approached us on the salt both here and there, some have indirectly and I hope inadvertently( but probably not) given us grief, we forgive you your failings.

Mostly though, personally, I want to thank The Reverend and The Colonel without whom none of this would have been possible.

Dr G

 
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4491 on: June 09, 2014, 07:09:21 AM »
:cheers: Today is your day, I tip my red hat to you :cheers:
« Last Edit: June 09, 2014, 09:17:11 AM by SPARKY »
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4492 on: June 09, 2014, 07:10:20 AM »
That's your opinion!!!. :-D

Best "auto" biography I ever read.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4493 on: June 09, 2014, 08:47:08 AM »
Mine was 499999
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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4494 on: June 09, 2014, 09:01:14 AM »

They said Seinfield was " a show about nothing", nothing schmothing......this, this is a build diary about next to nothing.
 

No.  I appreciate your self deprecating style . . . but no.

This is the journal of an improbable success and incredible difficulties, building confidence and having it destroyed, patience and impatience, strengths and weaknesses – defeat and victory.

Doc, Rev, Colonel – from half way around the world with direction from 3 continents and contributions from 5, you’ve managed to coordinate the Great American Novel.
 
And if it’s not that, it’s at least the greatest baseball book ever written about land speed racing.
"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.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4495 on: June 09, 2014, 09:13:16 AM »


This is the journal of an improbable success and incredible difficulties, building confidence and having it destroyed, patience and impatience, strengths and weaknesses – defeat and victory.

Doc, Rev, Colonel – from half way around the world with direction from 3 continents and contributions from 5, you’ve managed to coordinate the Great American Novel.
 
And if it’s not that, it’s at least the greatest baseball book ever written about land speed racing.


 :cheers: To all LR.com Brothers :cheers:
« Last Edit: June 09, 2014, 09:17:25 AM by Stainless1 »
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4496 on: June 14, 2014, 04:28:59 PM »
I appreciate seeing my name in that semi-illustrious list! :-D BTW, I am drinking one of those killer IPAs right now thinking of the salt.

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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4497 on: June 14, 2014, 10:04:39 PM »
I appreciate seeing my name in that semi-illustrious list! :-D BTW, I am drinking one of those killer IPAs right now thinking of the salt.

Heck, I'm drinking a margarita and can actually taste the salt.   :-D

I'm preparing for Goggles visit. I ordered hardwood flooring today.    :evil:


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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4498 on: June 15, 2014, 12:56:57 AM »
It's going to need to be harder than that
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Re: Australian Belly Tank
« Reply #4499 on: June 15, 2014, 01:44:15 AM »
I appreciate seeing my name in that semi-illustrious list! :-D BTW, I am drinking one of those killer IPAs right now thinking of the salt.

 :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

I appreciate seeing my name in that semi-illustrious list! :-D BTW, I am drinking one of those killer IPAs right now thinking of the salt.

Heck, I'm drinking a margarita and can actually taste the salt.   :-D

I'm preparing for Goggles visit. I ordered hardwood flooring today.    :evil:



you guys don't know what real hardwood is.... :roll: :roll:
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http://thespiritofsunshine.blogspot.com/

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THE LUCKIEST MAN IN SLOW BUSINESS.