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    Gremlins,,,,,,,,,,"Where's the other half of your...

    Gremlins,,,,,,,,,,"Where's the other half of your car, toots?" :icon_mrgreen:
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    You can't fire me because I quit! :banghead:

    You can't fire me because I quit! :banghead:
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    Sticky: I was thinking, even though the temps can be all...

    I was thinking, even though the temps can be all over the place and winters pretty much SUCK, in this part of Wisconsin, we also have very few severe storms, tornadoes are really rare and there are...
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    Sticky: It's a ways to Canada from here (I'm 180 miles...

    It's a ways to Canada from here (I'm 180 miles due east of Minneapolis) but I know what you are saying. North central Wisconsin,,,,,,,,,there is no temperature consistency. I've lived here since...
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    One last tweak. Adjusted the choke cap leaner. ...

    One last tweak. Adjusted the choke cap leaner. Noticed for the 1st minute or so after a cold start, WAY too rich. With less spring pressure, the choke plate opens more after start up, before the...
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    Sticky: LOL, now I get it! Your welcome for the wind...

    LOL, now I get it! Your welcome for the wind btw. Hey, as long as the American flag is flying high in the wind, it's all good!

    I wish it would just warm the ef up AND stay warmed the ef up. ...
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    Yes, the "box" that holds the axle to the...

    Yes, the "box" that holds the axle to the springs is the unobtainium piece for 4 leaf springs like you have. Appears Auto Rust Technician's still has those, so they're not totally unobtainium. They...
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    The axle could become detached from the spring...

    The axle could become detached from the spring and drop down to the snubber (bump stop), along with it moving until the tire hits the inner fender well and gets shredded, along with damage to the...
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    If you call ESPO, just tell them what car you...

    If you call ESPO, just tell them what car you have and they should be able to determine which springs you need. As for the spring plates, that is the ISO-spring set up. The pads are available in...
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    You can try ESPO for springs, shackles, u-bolts,...

    You can try ESPO for springs, shackles, u-bolts, etc. You'll have to call them and tell them what you are looking for. BTW, ESPO is an absolute joy to deal with, seriously! They don't sell...
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    Sticky: Well, if tradition continues, our weather from...

    Well, if tradition continues, our weather from yesterday should roll through Ohio today or tomorrow. If it does, take advantage because it was absolutely BEAUITIFUL. Honestly I don't think it could...
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    OK, I'll say something. "Something". How's that?...

    OK, I'll say something. "Something". How's that? lol

    You reminded me I've got a whole box of models in the upstairs closet that I built many (MANY) moons ago and haven't looked at in years. ...
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    Sticky: LOL! The weather redeemed itself. About 10am...

    LOL!

    The weather redeemed itself. About 10am the clouds vanished and the sun did it's job. Hit the mid 80's(!) and the wind went away late afternoon. This evening it couldn't be more perfect. ...
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    Sticky: I'm fairly sure it'll turn out to just be a big...

    I'm fairly sure it'll turn out to just be a big cave or something similar. I had a 3/4" thread nut tied to rope so it would have been obvious if it hit bottom. Rope never went slack or light. ...
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    Sticky: The hole and sinking yard are a good 50 feet at...

    The hole and sinking yard are a good 50 feet at least from any building. It's all granite here (no limestone) so I'm not TOO concerned but there must be a cavern or something down there. Some...
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    Sticky: Yeah, that stupid wind! It doesn't know when...

    Yeah, that stupid wind! It doesn't know when it's time to quit does it? Only 50's here today but at least it's sunny and not raining,,,,,,,,,,,for once. Supposes to have upper 70's tomorrow but...
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    Good find! I can't look up the c-body boot but...

    Good find! I can't look up the c-body boot but the Aspen/Volare boot p/n starts with a "2". Who'da thunk it? :)
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    Got the float levels set this morning and a...

    Got the float levels set this morning and a preliminary adjustment of the idle screws done by ear only. Went on a short test rid and think I'm going to like this carb. Only had a short window to do...
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    On the plus side though, at least it's cold out,...

    On the plus side though, at least it's cold out, lol. It's 42, give or take a couple. Boo, hiss......

    So, instead of working on the carb, getting the car(s) all shined up for the season is the...
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    Was all excited to get the Aspen out today to...

    Was all excited to get the Aspen out today to adjust the carb and go for a test ride. There's a word that makes that impossible and it starts with "r". Figures..............................:(
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    Got the car started and backed it out. ...

    Got the car started and backed it out. Preliminary impression is HOLY CRAP! I need to adjust the floats, they're kind of high, and of course adjust the idle screws but,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,the throttle...
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    Sticky: After 2 days with lows of 22 to 25, and highs of...

    After 2 days with lows of 22 to 25, and highs of 30 to 35 and snow,,,,,,,,,,supposed to be sunny and close to 60 today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They claim it'll be 70 or above next week. Man, I...
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    Sticky: Looks like a blizzard outside right now (noon). ...

    Looks like a blizzard outside right now (noon). Worst part is, a couple weeks ago it was 80 degrees. No Aspen testing tonight, son of a........................
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    Haven't fired it up yet. Maybe tomorrow evening. ...

    Haven't fired it up yet. Maybe tomorrow evening. This evening looks to be a repeat of yesterday, cold and snow. :(
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    OK. at long last the carb is bolted on and hooked...

    OK. at long last the carb is bolted on and hooked up. Well, except for the throttle cable hairpin. Picked it up to install and,,,,,,,,,dropped it next to the engine. It went through a time/space...
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