I'm now in Texas for the foreseeable future

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  1. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    My friend Joe and I finally made it to Texas, five days of long driving with Babe and the F150 (aptly christened "The S#!tbox") stuffed full. Despite heavy rain, running the F150 off the freeway into the snowy median, a blowout and new tire on Babe's right rear, snow from Idaho through Utah, headlamp wiring problems and a non-working speedo, both were able to 'keep up' with the speed limits on Interstate, U.S. and state highways, no matter how twisty-turny they were. Pics to follow after resizing.
     
  2. RANCHEROROB

    RANCHEROROB In Maximum Overdrive GOLD MEMBER

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    Appointment with Dr. Now ? :D
     
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    Enjoy ! You are in a different world now with entirely different customs to learn. Glad you made it in one piece !
     
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  4. handy_andy_cv64

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    So am I. That run into the median should be used to give newb NASCAR drivers practice in riding out a full-on four-wheel skid. I swear, I went at least a hundred yards as I slowed down.
     
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    Babe performed beautifully, and all fluids look good, very little leaking of oil, though, so I'll go back through and re-snug the oil pan and valve cover bolts, check the timing cover, and front/rear crank seals.
     
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    You don't mean the swimwear, do you?
     
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    Good to hear you had a safe trip,
     
  8. 65restomod

    65restomod In Fourth Gear BRONZE MEMBER

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    OK , I guess that means more temperate weather to spend under Babe
     
  9. 1965 Ranchero 66G

    1965 Ranchero 66G In Maximum Overdrive Unubtanium Member

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    Welcome to Texas, I don't know that I would bring up the silver twinkie hobo thing down here though.
     
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    Why would that be brought up anywhere? Whatever that is.
     
  11. handy_andy_cv64

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    'Silvertwinkiehobo' is my other username, and though I am familiar with why that might bring up someone's ire, when I inform them of why I chose it, I have the reasonable expectation they'll calm down.
     
  12. handy_andy_cv64

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    Oh, God, no!
     

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