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Old 05-17-13, 03:59 AM   #2126
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Old 05-17-13, 04:10 AM   #2127
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There was a "Lost in the 1950's" classic car show in Sandpoint Idaho today... there was a steady stream of beautiful cars heading south from British Columbia... the '63 vette convertible and 55 Thunderbird I saw were incredible but as we were passing in opposite directions I did not get any pictures.

But there are images posted already...

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Old 05-17-13, 10:09 AM   #2128
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They are wrong at first glance and horrifying the more closely you look.
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Old 05-17-13, 02:13 PM   #2129
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Old 05-17-13, 05:38 PM   #2130
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Old 05-17-13, 09:25 PM   #2131
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That's something you only learn the hard way.

I do like the phrase "What has been seen cannot be unseen."

Every now and then I start a task (usually maintenance or repair) that just gets more horrible the further you go or deeper you dig.
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Old 05-17-13, 11:03 PM   #2132
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Old 05-17-13, 11:39 PM   #2133
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Old 05-18-13, 12:01 AM   #2134
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That explains a lot about why guys want superchargers.
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Old 05-18-13, 05:40 AM   #2135
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^ Nice blower!

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Old 05-18-13, 08:42 AM   #2137
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Is that 3 blowers stacked on top of eachother?
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Old 05-18-13, 09:05 AM   #2138
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Is that 3 blowers stacked on top of eachother? WTF? Why?
It becomes very phallic, doesn't it.
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Old 05-18-13, 09:07 AM   #2139
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It becomes very phallic, doesn't it.
Kind of on the small side
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Old 05-18-13, 09:22 AM   #2140
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I'm counting four.
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Old 05-18-13, 09:55 AM   #2141
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I think maybe two blowers and on the top is injection.
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I think it's 3 superchargers and a blower.
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I know a lot of people hate 'em because most of the lineup was fairly slow, but I've always liked the 944
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Old 05-18-13, 12:17 PM   #2144
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The 944 turbo rocks!
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"Because I can."
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Old 05-19-13, 06:58 AM   #2150
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