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    Quote Originally Posted by Tie-355 View Post
    i clearly said i sent it to be milled..........as in the whole car.............
    You must have some deep pockets, I could pull a sbc intake when I was your age.
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    I think we have an enthusiastic young man that is interested in cars and american muscle. Not as many of them around as there was when I was his age. I can remember be tutored by my Dad as a young lad, him teaching and explaining things, boy did I make my mistakes, but he seldom lost his patience. Sure would be nice to see more young people getting involved in our sport. Maybe we could have more patience...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthyj View Post
    Hot enough to warp a intake? what about the heads!
    I was afraid that it my have slightly warped the intake (im taking thousandths of an inch) because its an edelbrock aluminum intake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 36 sedan View Post
    I think we have an enthusiastic young man that is interested in cars and american muscle. Not as many of them around as there was when I was his age. I can remember be tutored by my Dad as a young lad, him teaching and explaining things, boy did I make my mistakes, but he seldom lost his patience. Sure would be nice to see more young people getting involved in our sport. Maybe we could have more patience...
    I have a 19 year old grandson that does almost all of the work on the 66 Mustang I gave him and I have tons of patience, but not for posers.
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    I taught my 2 year old grandsom how to ride a tricycle today---------next week how to weld, and then we are going to put a full roller, pratt-whitney 985 radial engine with 6 blade prop on it-its one of those plastic Harley Davidson trikes with a liftable seat with a storage area under it-----genuine full roller plastic wheels with those fancy snap on cap retainers. He's only 2 years old now but will be 3 by the end of June 2016, and he fully understands how to use a 3/8 reversable rachet wrench. The engine is a crate engine from a salvage yard and comes with everything except the spark plugs-there are 2 per cylinder and altho they cost over $70 per plug, I think we can run it on just one per cylinder with one of those red plastic plugs in the other hole. I'll try to post an U tube vid of it as soon as the weather warms up and we can get it outside
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    Quote Originally Posted by NTFDAY View Post
    You must have some deep pockets, I could pull a sbc intake when I was your age.
    i got a deal with a friend i know that ran the shop and he said just to leave it on so i did.

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    WOW, ridicule, insult, disrespect…
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    Quote Originally Posted by jerry clayton View Post
    I taught my 2 year old grandsom how to ride a tricycle today---------next week how to weld, and then we are going to put a full roller, pratt-whitney 985 radial engine with 6 blade prop on it-its one of those plastic Harley Davidson trikes with a liftable seat with a storage area under it-----genuine full roller plastic wheels with those fancy snap on cap retainers. He's only 2 years old now but will be 3 by the end of June 2016, and he fully understands how to use a 3/8 reversable rachet wrench. The engine is a crate engine from a salvage yard and comes with everything except the spark plugs-there are 2 per cylinder and altho they cost over $70 per plug, I think we can run it on just one per cylinder with one of those red plastic plugs in the other hole. I'll try to post an U tube vid of it as soon as the weather warms up and we can get it outside


    Jerry, that is precious
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    Quote Originally Posted by NTFDAY View Post
    I have a 19 year old grandson that does almost all of the work on the 66 Mustang I gave him and I have tons of patience, but not for posers.
    I was hoping the car community was a little better then this. Out of all the people i have talked to about cars not once have i had some one disrespect me so much because they assume things. everything i said is 100% true if you believe me sure if you dont what ever but please don't disrespect me by calling me a poser. Do you have any idea how much i paid for that car, the work i put into it, the money i put into it, the time i have used up instead of being with friends to clean it, work on it or to go for a drive. How much i have to work to be able to pay for it. I love my car. so why would i go and make up lies about it when i simply wanted to know if you guys could help me out. so please don't disrespect me any more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 36 sedan View Post
    WOW, ridicule, insult, disrespect…

    If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it must be a duck and I'm probably a racist to boot. The BS is getting pretty deep and I didn't ridicule, disrespect or insult the lad, and if I do you'll know it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tie-355 View Post
    I was afraid that it my have slightly warped the intake (im taking thousandths of an inch) because its an edelbrock aluminum intake.
    I young rodder am not disrespecting you or anyone else by asking a question, which was meant to help you, the reason I ask is generally if the heat is hot enough to warp a intake, which does NOT have the hottest part of the combustion cycle running through it (this being the exhaust cycle) generally if it had that much heat build up and it did warp your intake, your heads are toast!
    So indeed there are those trying to help you, on the same part some of the guys on here are older rodders with more knowledge than you and I combined or will ever learn, I promise that, and they get a kick out of a little humor even if its in bad taste for the person asking the question, so roll with it they'll come around I am sure you being a yound man give a joke once in awhile where the person your kiddin' doesn't like it. Keep rodding, stick around and have fun but read between the lines sometime!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthyj View Post
    I young rodder am not disrespecting you or anyone else by asking a question, which was meant to help you, the reason I ask is generally if the heat is hot enough to warp a intake, which does NOT have the hottest part of the combustion cycle running through it (this being the exhaust cycle) generally if it had that much heat build up and it did warp your intake, your heads are toast!
    So indeed there are those trying to help you, on the same part some of the guys on here are older rodders with more knowledge than you and I combined or will ever learn, I promise that, and they get a kick out of a little humor even if its in bad taste for the person asking the question, so roll with it they'll come around I am sure you being a yound man give a joke once in awhile where the person your kiddin' doesn't like it. Keep rodding, stick around and have fun but read between the lines sometime!
    oh no asking questions and stuff is fine. so far there is one person i have a problem with regarding disrespect and calling me a "poser" which is very upsetting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 36 sedan View Post
    I think we have an enthusiastic young man that is interested in cars and american muscle. Not as many of them around as there was when I was his age. I can remember be tutored by my Dad as a young lad, him teaching and explaining things, boy did I make my mistakes, but he seldom lost his patience. Sure would be nice to see more young people getting involved in our sport. Maybe we could have more patience...
    thanks man

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    i decided to go through all my old photos of my car i saved on facebook and was able to find this one of the engine bay when i first got it home. dont know if it will help but its a pic all the same.....
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    So now we know that the $10,000 check didn't relate to this car------good, maybe we can reach a mutual understanding of what he has and what condition its in.

    As for the sound of it running on U tube? scrath that off the list----------
    Full roller engine-well at least rockers-
    overheated because of fan clutch----------maybe, maybe not, overheated? probably------appears numerous missing bolts in accessories including rad support and coolant overflow tank which doesn't appear to have anything in it so coolant probably low
    Appears fuel line runs to rear so must be efi electric fuel pump but is carbed?
    Sparkplug wires over top of valve covers with headers usually results in burnt wires
    Now-what was the original question? Any way, young man (I'm 74) welcome aboard-I probably have done more Camaro engines than these othe rguys combined and I don't believe that you have a $10,000 crate engine, but will try to help you any way I can. So ask away -
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