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Forum: Pontiac 09-11-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 407
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Posted By njsteve
He was so much fun to talk to. I would...

He was so much fun to talk to.

I would purposely get him into bench racing discussions just to set him off and listen to his old stories. When I told him that the guy that he sold the car to back...
Forum: Pontiac 09-10-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 450,369
Posted By njsteve
He held the single engine powerboat record for...

He held the single engine powerboat record for circumnavigating Long Island, I believe. The record was never broken. He also had a speedboat with twin 409s in it. As well as a number of L88 powered...
Forum: Pontiac 09-10-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 450,369
Posted By njsteve
Sad news to report. On Saturday September...

Sad news to report.

On Saturday September 7th, 2019, Enrico "Rick" Stein, the original owner of my 73 SD455 passed away. He was in his late 80's and had suffered a fall and broke his shoulder...
Forum: Pontiac 08-29-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By njsteve
A diesel fuel-soaked rag works great. I used it...

A diesel fuel-soaked rag works great. I used it to clean the bottom of our 73 SD455.
Forum: Pontiac 08-16-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 503,538
Posted By njsteve
Looky what I found! A NOS set of the same...

Looky what I found!

A NOS set of the same brown/tan/orange/yellow-ish "Plasticolor" floor mats that my Gramma bought for the car when it was new. The original set got rather chewed up by four and...
Forum: Mecum Auctions 08-04-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By njsteve
That $220K sale price probably didn't even cover...

That $220K sale price probably didn't even cover the restoration labor costs. When I had it I had toyed with the idea of restoring it back to 1968 configuration, but it had been completely tubbed in...
Forum: Mecum Auctions 08-04-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By njsteve
The data tends to be 9 months to a year or so,...

The data tends to be 9 months to a year or so, except for the 71 cars.
Forum: Mecum Auctions 08-04-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By njsteve
I don't remember the name of the guy I sold it...

I don't remember the name of the guy I sold it to. Could be a guy named Daryl? It was in the late 1980's. I bought it for the parts that came with it: a NOS 1970 engine block and engine parts. I...
Forum: Mecum Auctions 07-30-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,911
Posted By njsteve
Here's what the Landy car looked like when I had...

Here's what the Landy car looked like when I had it back in the late 1980's. I had no idea it was Landy's stick car until decades later when it was being restored by its new owner. They were sanding...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 07-12-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,273
Posted By njsteve
This happened on the Dodge Charger I bought for...

This happened on the Dodge Charger I bought for my wife in '14.

We wanted a white car with red interior and AWD. There was one at a dealer about 50 miles away. Our local dealer was going to get...
Forum: Lounge 07-01-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By njsteve
Back in the day (1992) when the Viper first came...

Back in the day (1992) when the Viper first came out and I worked as a tech editor for Mopar Muscle magazine, we were working with Dodge to create a Viper project car for the magazine. I fronted the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-10-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,012
Posted By njsteve
Our Duck-Dog (CorgiLab) next to our JackHuaHua. ...

Our Duck-Dog (CorgiLab) next to our JackHuaHua.

They aligned this way on their own, lounging in the sun. Gotta love a half dog, half duck hybrid - with that tail turned.

:-)
Forum: Lounge 05-21-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10,104
Views: 534,121
Posted By njsteve
Sure beats the 90% profit I made when I sold it...

Sure beats the 90% profit I made when I sold it to Steve Juliano in 1988 for $38K. I thought I had made the deal of the century since I had just bought it a month before for $20k.

It is an...
Forum: Pontiac 05-19-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 503,538
Posted By njsteve
Added three gallons of 100 octane leaded avgas to...

Added three gallons of 100 octane leaded avgas to the tank today and took her for a cruise. Chirps second gear quite nicely without even trying...and the exhaust smells so nice.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-12-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,012
Posted By njsteve
They are still at it! She just pulls him around...

They are still at it! She just pulls him around on the bed, flinging him left and right like he's on a sled.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,012
Posted By njsteve
And here is a photo of her trying to stand still...

And here is a photo of her trying to stand still (impossible)

And another photo of the crew after locating a mouse in a cabinet drawer and then spending several hours debating on how to proceed...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 04-12-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,012
Posted By njsteve
The black one is a Labraschund or Daschador....

The black one is a Labraschund or Daschador. Looks like a black Lab squozed into a Daschund mold. Tiny little dwarf legs with a 110 decibel bark, and poops the size of a Great Dane. She came from...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 04-11-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By njsteve
They were painted at the factory.

They were painted at the factory.
Forum: Lounge 03-26-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10,104
Views: 534,121
Posted By njsteve
We have had several over the years. Very...

We have had several over the years. Very "independant" i.e. stubborn. Like trying to train a cat to do something. If they didn't want to do whatever it is you were asking, before you asked it, they...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 03-07-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By njsteve
'71 Cuda ragtop 440 Six Barrel/column auto/4.10...

'71 Cuda ragtop 440 Six Barrel/column auto/4.10 Dana rear. https://www.mecum.com/lots/SC0519-371530/1971-plymouth-cuda-convertible/


This was my old car that I sold to Steve Juliano back in...
Forum: Lounge 01-13-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 18,305
Posted By njsteve
So your do-it-yourself barn kit even comes with a...

So your do-it-yourself barn kit even comes with a factory supplied pair of barn cats? Wow, they sure think of everything these days.
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-31-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,214
Posted By njsteve
The silver tag is the engine ID tag that bolts...

The silver tag is the engine ID tag that bolts onto the coil bracket. Here's the one on Grampa's Lincoln
Forum: Lounge 12-21-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 18,305
Posted By njsteve
Oh, now I see, It wasn't Dave's (A12Pilot)...

Oh, now I see, It wasn't Dave's (A12Pilot) fingers, it was SouthernfriedCJ's fingers.

Sorry about the mixup.

Either way, y'all should get a daily tetanus shot with all these nails going wild....
Forum: Mopar 12-18-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,604
Posted By njsteve
That's not a nod...it's a grimace. (very...

That's not a nod...it's a grimace.


(very punny, eh?)
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-07-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By njsteve
Heck, if that was black and red I would have...

Heck, if that was black and red I would have bought it. I still have flashbacks to June 1970 at summer camp when the cool counselor showed up in his brand-new 70 GTO, black with bright red interior...
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