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Forum: Mopar 05-29-2024, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
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Posted By njsteve
Three hours later, the dogs are barking from the...

Three hours later, the dogs are barking from the opposite end of the yard...here we go again! Another Corn Snake (or the same one came back from the woods after I relocated it)
Forum: Mopar 05-29-2024, 12:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
I drive home and a little while later I hear the...

I drive home and a little while later I hear the dogs barking. I then rescued an adult Corn Snake from the onslaught of the canine armada. Got a reunion photo with that one too!
Forum: Mopar 05-29-2024, 12:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
More entertaining times: Last Friday I drove the...

More entertaining times: Last Friday I drove the Viper to crossfit and when the workout was over, I looked down at my keys and thought that someone had dropped a bracelet. Nope. It was a baby Corn...
Forum: Mopar 05-19-2024, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By njsteve
On the old Mopars I usually have to add extra...

On the old Mopars I usually have to add extra dedicated ground wires. Behind that gauge pod is a big foil printed circuit. If it is missing any of the little nuts or screws, the ground suffers and...
Forum: Mopar 05-13-2024, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,877
Posted By njsteve
I had no idea the black Ghost needed this much work. WOW

https://www.motortrend.com/features/black-ghost-1970-dodge-challenger-hemi-rt-se-preservation/
Forum: Mopar 05-13-2024, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By njsteve
Just me driving my 70 Superbird to high school in...

Just me driving my 70 Superbird to high school in 1979. Just another used car back then.
Forum: Mopar 05-09-2024, 05:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
Finally got the A/C recharged yesterday...

Finally got the A/C recharged yesterday afternoon. My buddy came over with his vacuum pump and gauges and we got it done in a half hour or so. Nothing like having A/C in a car without windows and a...
Forum: Mopar 04-08-2024, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
Took the old monster out for a cars and coffee...

Took the old monster out for a cars and coffee and she ran great. No leaks or drips. It's hard to believe I've officially had this car for over half my lifetime now: 31 years! (Try to do that...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-06-2024, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,968
Posted By njsteve
No it wouldn't because the "explosion" is from...

No it wouldn't because the "explosion" is from the steel cords snapping while under extreme tension. I have had two of these tires catastrophically self destruct without even being mounted on a rim!...
Forum: Mopar 04-03-2024, 01:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
Got the radiator back in. It took about a month...

Got the radiator back in. It took about a month for the core to arrive so they could assemble it. Beautiful job they did. I installed it Sunday and used one of those new-fangled vacuum purge...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-03-2024, 01:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,968
Posted By njsteve
There's noooo way anyone would reproduce a...

There's noooo way anyone would reproduce a recalled tire that killed dozens of people and was part of the biggest coverup by a manufacturer since the Pinto. The name "Firestone 500", alone, is a...
Forum: Olds 03-13-2024, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,668
Posted By njsteve
My father-in-law has a 1971 Cutlass S ragtop in...

My father-in-law has a 1971 Cutlass S ragtop in the same color! It belonged to his brother prior to him getting it.
Forum: Lounge 03-09-2024, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,888
Posted By njsteve
My 2/3-life crisis car/retirement gift. Still...

My 2/3-life crisis car/retirement gift. Still going strong at 1,898 miles as of last week.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-08-2024, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By njsteve
Good batteries if you can get one actually...

Good batteries if you can get one actually delivered in one piece. I ordered 4 during the pandemic (when none were being produced and they were rarer than plutonium).

The first one arrived from...
Forum: Mopar 03-02-2024, 12:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
Yeah, that fuzzy, grey finish on the entire dash...

Yeah, that fuzzy, grey finish on the entire dash plastic is a nightmare for Gen 1 owners. I think the same era Ferraris have the same problem. It all turns to a sticky goo. I was able to stabilize...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 02-29-2024, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By njsteve
Might have completely rusted away before the...

Might have completely rusted away before the listing ended.
Forum: Lounge 02-28-2024, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38,865
Views: 9,316,232
Posted By njsteve
...IIRC, the actual bullet count is the same as...

...IIRC, the actual bullet count is the same as the number of hubcaps you see flying off the 1968 Dodge Charger in the Bullitt chase scene.
Forum: Mopar 02-27-2024, 11:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
Yeah, those brakes! Here's a funny factoid: the...

Yeah, those brakes! Here's a funny factoid: the "giant" brakes (for the day) on the front of the Viper are actually the exact same Brembo calipers that come stock, on the back of our Hellcat Redeye....
Forum: Mopar 02-27-2024, 12:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 29,317
Posted By njsteve
I had to pull the radiator from my...

I had to pull the radiator from my January-1993-built Viper yesterday after seeing a puddle of antifreeze under the nose.

Just a heads-up in case anyone out there mistakenly thinks you can pull...
Forum: Lounge 02-05-2024, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By njsteve
That has to be a one-off owner-made modification....

That has to be a one-off owner-made modification. I've never see n that before.

I still have the Buck I carried all through high school. It's a slightly smaller version of the 503, I think.

...
Forum: Mopar 01-27-2024, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,507
Posted By njsteve
I concur with your assessment of that main, first...

I concur with your assessment of that main, first tag.
Forum: Lounge 12-01-2023, 12:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 31,525
Posted By njsteve
Some more from the trip home through the ice...

Some more from the trip home through the ice blizzard coming back from Wisconsin!
Forum: Lounge 11-28-2023, 09:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 31,525
Posted By njsteve
My parent's house, circa December 1977. The day...

My parent's house, circa December 1977. The day we brought my brother's newly purchased LA-built SS396 4-speed, home from purchasing it from Vinny Racalbuto in Orange, Connecticut. (I'll always...
Forum: Lounge 11-28-2023, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38,865
Views: 9,316,232
Posted By njsteve
It's the Bernoulli Principle used on golfballs to...

It's the Bernoulli Principle used on golfballs to increase speed!
...
Forum: Lounge 11-25-2023, 11:08 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 363,185
Posted By njsteve
Dave, you do realize that you have created an...

Dave, you do realize that you have created an actual 1:1 scale Transformer? It converts from a BMW into a cooking stove.

You are truly one the immortals that Budweiser classified as the "Real...
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