Old man but new member

Discussion in 'New Member Welcome Center' started by Carl Steinbarger, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Carl Steinbarger

    Carl Steinbarger In First Gear

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    Just purchased a 1968 but don't pick it up until Monday(1-7-19).. Will post pics when I get it home.. I'm sure I'll have many questions and hope to be a contributing member, Milo... P.S. It's a 302/ C4.. Is the rear end an 8" or 9"???
     
  2. TestDummy

    TestDummy In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    Hey Carl. I'd guess an 8", as all three of my 1970's were (two 302 and 0ne 250/6). Easy visual check when you get it.
     
  3. Carl Steinbarger

    Carl Steinbarger In First Gear

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    OK.. Thanks...
     
  4. kaytbugsdad

    kaytbugsdad In Second Gear

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    I have a 68 as well...…. gone from one end of the car to the other...…. very easy car to work on, and parts are cheap, for the most part!!!! Welcome to the forum!!!!
     
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  5. Carl Steinbarger

    Carl Steinbarger In First Gear

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    I'm excited to pick it up tomorrow.. I guess I'm also excited because it's our 46 wedding anniversary.. At least I better act like I'm excited...
     
  6. Huevos

    Huevos In Maximum Overdrive

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    Old?.. Is there an Age Limit? Do I have to take my shoes off to count that high?
     
  7. 1965 Ranchero 66G

    1965 Ranchero 66G In Maximum Overdrive PLATINUM MEMBER

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    It's not how old you are, just how old you feel or act, I guess I need a extra pair of shoes.
     
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  8. Saff54

    Saff54 In Overdrive GOLD MEMBER

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    Welcome to the site Carl and happy anniversary!great forum,lots of help here
     
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  9. handy_andy_cv64

    handy_andy_cv64 In Maximum Overdrive SILVER MEMBER

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    It's not the age...it's the aches, pains and the scars on your fingers and the backs of your hands.
     
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  10. kaytbugsdad

    kaytbugsdad In Second Gear

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    Well, I guess I'm never gonna get old, contrary to what my wife and kids keep telling me...…..
     
  11. colnago

    colnago In Third Gear

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    I tell my wife that working on the Ranchero keeps me out of bars, and keeps me from chasing girls. ;)

    Joseph
     
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