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Old 07-18-2019, 06:43 AM   #1306
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That would be pretty sweet.

http://willysmjeeps.com/v2/modules.p...ewtopic&t=8477
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Old 07-27-2019, 12:06 AM   #1307
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It's been hot in the UK this summer.
How hot was it ?
This hot...
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Old 07-27-2019, 10:34 AM   #1308
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I remember seeing a newspaper headline during a London heat wave years ago:
"70 degrees again today, no relief in sight!"
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Old 07-27-2019, 10:43 AM   #1309
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Quote:
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It's been hot in the UK this summer.
How hot was it ?
This hot...

Any more on that pic, Bruce?

I tried a Google image search but without luck.

I assume that's an asphalt or bitumen type material used on the treads.
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Old 07-27-2019, 12:23 PM   #1310
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Old 07-27-2019, 02:28 PM   #1311
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As Rumpole of the Bailey might have said, I'm obliged to m'learned friend.

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Old 07-27-2019, 02:56 PM   #1312
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I should have known that picture would make reddit, probably many more over the next week.
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Old 07-27-2019, 09:25 PM   #1313
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The house steps to the left must lead to home of one of those climate - deniers.
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Old 07-28-2019, 06:05 AM   #1314
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Newfangled stuff! We don't have no climate, never 'ad.
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Old 07-29-2019, 12:31 AM   #1315
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Buying Model-T roadster in 1926, the war tax, spare, and custom paint added about 18% to the $400 price.
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Old 07-29-2019, 05:54 PM   #1316
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2 quarts of alcohol @ .20 each.
Antifreeze?
Or perhaps a bit of a lagniappe during prohibition?
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Old 07-29-2019, 06:27 PM   #1317
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The war tax in 1926, gotta pay the bills of the last one and kick in for the next
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:33 PM   #1318
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I like that. We should have war taxes every time there is a war. Let everyone really feel it.
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:43 PM   #1319
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On the other hand, if you're paying the tax in peacetime, you might more easily decide to spend it on doin' war when an enemy comes around. You're paying for it anyway
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Old 07-29-2019, 10:51 PM   #1320
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We spent $27 Billion, basically took over finance of the good guys when GB ran out of money in 1916. They tried to recoup that during the roaring '20s.
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