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Old 06-25-2013, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Tod74
Once in a lifetime deal there....I agree on the modern smooth muscle.

Great find!!
Smooth is the word. Took the wife for a drive Saturday morning, went in town and had the car appraised. Made my day at $5K more than I paid for it. Hit our favorite lonely country road on the way home. Hit 120 mph in 4th gear in no time at all and she had plenty left.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Harbone
Originally Posted by Tod74
Once in a lifetime deal there....I agree on the modern smooth muscle.

Great find!!
Smooth is the word. Took the wife for a drive Saturday morning, went in town and had the car appraised. Made my day at $5K more than I paid for it. Hit our favorite lonely country road on the way home. Hit 120 mph in 4th gear in no time at all and she had plenty left.
Turbo,Turbo,Turbo,Turbo.... ( Chanting )
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:15 AM
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Awesome car. I sold mine or I should say my wife's to my brother last summer. Black 98 WS6 6 speed. Beautiful cars and a blast to drive.
He had it tuned, put headers and exhaust on it. Got it in the 12's.
Neat cars.
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Old 06-27-2013, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by bjuice
Originally Posted by Harbone
Originally Posted by Tod74
Once in a lifetime deal there....I agree on the modern smooth muscle.

Great find!!
Smooth is the word. Took the wife for a drive Saturday morning, went in town and had the car appraised. Made my day at $5K more than I paid for it. Hit our favorite lonely country road on the way home. Hit 120 mph in 4th gear in no time at all and she had plenty left.
Turbo,Turbo,Turbo,Turbo.... ( Chanting )

You are cracking me up :!: :lol: :lol:
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:14 PM
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"Hit 120 mph in 4th gear in no time at all and she had plenty left"

here is rough comparison just in case you forget Harb...

I hit 120 & taking up 2 lanes.... 4th gear nothing left... my azz is puckered, I can't even hear my wife yelling & screaming over the motor, but I feel the punches into my leg which is buried into the pedal. The steering wheel that separates me from life & death puts cramps in my white knuckles & the 327 in the firewall just inches before me is screaming for its life like a boxer in 12th & last 10 seconds, my brain is trying to scan how much room I will need to slow down w/ the drum brakes... my blood pressure is high, my stomach is in knots.... & I want to do it again anyways.

That is Scooter & wife in the 68 Chevelle @ 120MPH.... which is not as smooth as Harb & wife in the TA. I really don't see any downside here... makes me wanna try something newer/safer.
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:09 PM
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NUTHIN' like living on the edge to make you feel alive ........
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:38 PM
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Bunch of hooligan law breakers around here....
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Scooterz
my brain is trying to scan how much room I will need to slow down w/ the drum brakes...
This was me the first pass in my Nova.....big block , glide with brake, 5.13 gears.... and 4 wheel manual drum brakes that I forgot to test.
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:58 PM
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Only Wussies use brakes !
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:51 PM
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Funny you say that Scoot, same road in the Spring of 2012 we took the 73 Camaro on its first "leg stretch". Hit about 125 and she had a little left in her with the 3.08 rear gear but she was screaming and shaking and making all kinds of noise, so was the wife! :shock:
In the Trans Am she was just all smiles, kinda think she wanted a little more but we were running out of road pretty fast. Oh yeah, the A/C was blowing cold with the T-Tops out and she had cranked up her favorite song from Slash's new CD.
Its interesting how newer and safer feels good when you are getting older and wiser...
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