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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:25 PM   #4216
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Get what you can find in your budget Nate, lil 4 banger will make the boy a better wheeler. Engine swap down the road spreads cost.
You ccan always find an xj to pull the engine and trans out off. Been busy with my buggy this week. Damned thing is nickel and diming me to death. Still be nice to move it under it's own power this week. Live the dream my friend, It's just getting harder, but that makes us more creative

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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:51 PM   #4217
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That's my current thought process. Tate's getting pretty expensive himself going into high school. We make good money but geez..... It gets spread so thin! Oh well, I need to be grateful for what I do have and what I am able to do in this hobby.
Either way, hopefully we can continue to team up in the future, and if so, you should bring your son out to help as well. Getting him in the mix in the pits could be a great educational experience for him.

It would be an honor to have you guys help the 4550 car again! Know that the invite is always open.
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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:57 PM   #4218
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Get what you can find in your budget Nate, lil 4 banger will make the boy a better wheeler. Engine swap down the road spreads cost. You ccan always find an xj to pull the engine and trans out off. Been busy with my buggy this week. Damned thing is nickel and diming me to death. Still be nice to move it under it's own power this week. Live the dream my friend, It's just getting harder, but that makes us more creative
Thanks Art, I think it will happen for us, just not as soon as I'd hoped.
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Unread 03-21-2014, 12:58 PM   #4219
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Either way, hopefully we can continue to team up in the future, and if so, you should bring your son out to help as well. Getting him in the mix in the pits could be a great educational experience for him. It would be an honor to have you guys help the 4550 car again! Know that the invite is always open.
I appreciate that Jay. If you're there next year, myself and my boy will be there too.
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Unread 03-22-2014, 06:24 PM   #4220
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Threads been lacking photos.... Mall crawling is all I got right now. Wheelin soon.



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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:29 PM   #4221
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Going through photos I found this one I hadn't noticed before. JV in all it's glory.....



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Unread 03-23-2014, 05:26 PM   #4222
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That part changed dramatically, posted a quick video just for you. Might make a few more after my nap
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Unread 03-27-2014, 07:52 PM   #4223
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getting some picture post-editing practice in for wheeling season



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Unread 03-27-2014, 07:59 PM   #4224
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Awesome man!
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Unread 03-30-2014, 06:49 PM   #4225
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Thinking about this one…. nice little blank slate. Spoke to seller and bottom dollar is 4k. What do you guys think???

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Unread 03-30-2014, 06:52 PM   #4226
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I'd but that for $4k in a heartbeat.
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Unread 03-30-2014, 06:53 PM   #4227
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Also spoke to this guy… I'm really hoping this one comes through some how… he was willing to take 3500 last week but I couldn't get up there. He said some other people had similar offers. I can make the trip next Friday. If he still has it I think this is a great buy and an easy fix.

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Unread 03-30-2014, 06:54 PM   #4228
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What does an i6 run in Cali?
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Unread 03-30-2014, 06:58 PM   #4229
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What does a i6 run in Cali?
The prices vary A LOT. I've got a line on one for 4700 right now that I kind of like.
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Unread 03-30-2014, 07:05 PM   #4230
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The prices vary A LOT. I've got a line on one for 4700 right now that I kind of like.
I think he'd be very happy with a 6 depending on price of course.

That one with front damage i might shy away from personally. New hood, fenders, grille, maybe radiator it'll add up fast and then you may need to paint all the parts.
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