Ashley P

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The old body man was asking me some more wiring questions, so I turned the tables on him.  I had him look at the pics above, he said to jack evenly and work those creases and the rest might pop out, and I'd have to tie the roof back to the A pillar to keep it from lifting.  He said even if the roof was wavy and needed a replacement, I'd have lost nothing by jacking 'cause it needs jacking anyway to get the quarters back in shape.  I thanked him for the advice and said that'll give me something to do this fall.  He said holler at him and he'd help me.  :up:

Now to get some other irons out of the fire...

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So the other day my brother (the one who's sick, near death) and I were talking about "loose ends".  He brought up the Pierce Arrow engine/trans that is his, but stored in my barn.  He said, "it would be neat to see that Pierce on the front of the (1952) John Deere (M/T, needs engine), or at least get that engine running".   I chuckled and said I'd thought about that, but I'm gradually coming to the conclusion that I bite off more than I can chew.  He chuckled/rolled eyes. (We're the same way.)  I said I kick myself for taking GTOs apart and making them worthless, and that I wonder if I should fix one and sell it to fund the repairs on two others.  I just couldn't justify fixing another engine when I can't even get the easy stuff running.   He said "then sell the Pierce Arrow and fix Dad's car".  I tried to suggest spending that money on his house, but he said no, it would be special to him to fix dad's car.

So, that's a special gift, IMO.  The piggy bank is there for this project car when I get the time.

 

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17 minutes ago, Disney said:

Carve that in granite so your great grand children will see it and hopefully follow up on it. Lord knows you'll have enough grands that they could all chip in $1 and restore all your GTO.

lol

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1 hour ago, Disney said:

Carve that in granite so your great grand children will see it and hopefully follow up on it. Lord knows you'll have enough grands that they could all chip in $1 and restore all your GTO.

:roflmao:

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