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xoxoxoBruce 09-11-2018 11:41 PM

From the graffiti on the wall, the writing on the drum head, and being right hand drive, I'd guess it's not here.

Gravdigr 09-14-2018 03:20 PM

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Originally Posted by BigV (Post 1014868)
I think it's style of racing, a cheap way to get your thrills. I've seen races here at the state fair, county fair. Never saw one in TN but I bet it's there too.

I was making a poor joke.

Pig - n - Ford, Tennessee?

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BigV 09-17-2018 10:16 PM

Your mastery of jokes is fine, my mastery geography is an abuse of the language.

xoxoxoBruce 09-27-2018 11:58 PM

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Something I think about too much...

glatt 09-28-2018 08:55 AM

19,450.01

WTF, how do you get the extra penny in the labor charge? I'd be curious to see that itemized out. What's the hourly rate, and how many hours?

xoxoxoBruce 09-28-2018 09:06 AM

Manufacturers specify a time down to 0.1 of an hour for replacing each part on the vehicle. The labor rate is set by the dealer/shop. My local Chevy dealer is $120 an hour but can't charge that on warranty work. Sounds to me like if you have to remove part A and B to replace part C, they are charging for A, B, and C separately.

glatt 09-28-2018 10:41 AM

Yeah, that's kind of my point. $120/hr broken down into tenths of an hour increments gives you a nice even $20 for every tenth of an hour. The labor total should be divisible neatly by 20.

xoxoxoBruce 09-28-2018 03:15 PM

It depends on what that shop charges for labor rate.

Gravdigr 09-29-2018 04:11 PM

That's one of the dumber things I've ran across this year...The whole schmeer, not the penny.

xoxoxoBruce 09-30-2018 09:45 PM

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The good old days of NASCAR...

Gravdigr 10-01-2018 03:42 PM

5,000+ pounds @ 175mph...steel dash...glass glass...solid steel steering columns...steel seats...running on molten steel...added weight to keep them on the track instead flying through the air...with blue steel bawlz bigger than the cars they were driving.

:devil:

fargon 10-01-2018 04:23 PM

Back when it was called Stock Car Racin'.

Gravdigr 10-01-2018 04:57 PM

Back when they resembled dealer-stock cars...somewhat.

Gravdigr 10-03-2018 02:45 PM

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Years ago, I drove a 68 - 69 GTX. Four-speed.

It was...manly.

All the chest hair and whiskers I have rfn popped out that afternoon while driving that car.

xoxoxoBruce 10-11-2018 10:35 PM

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I really think you'd need a spotlight as powerful as the Bat-signal behind your dashboard for this to work.


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