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Offline macdude443

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3 compliments in one day!
« on: October 15, 2012, 11:45:54 PM »
The girlfriend and I decided to take the SX/4 to a festival in Ligonier this weekend.  We were driving very slowly, waiting to park and a lady walked past us with her husband and said "That's a cool car."  When we parked, I was about to roll up the window and I hear "What year is your car?"  I told him and he asked if I restored it myself.  Told me it looked great and was happy to see it on the road.  Then when we were leaving, they had police officers watching traffic.  When I stopped next to them, they all walked over looking at the car and one starting asking me how much more work it needed and if the 4 wheel drive still worked ok.

Must say, it was pretty cool to have such a response in one little town!

About two weeks prior I drove it to my place to do some work.  I stopped by the hardware store my girlfriend's father works at because he hadn't seen it yet.  We were talking about 15 feet away and the two or three people that walked by stopped and took a walk around it, studying it closely.  Makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

I wish I would get such a positive response from the drivers behind me when I putt along up steep grades at 35mph!  ;D

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Re: 3 compliments in one day!
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 11:51:55 PM »
Way to go!!! Compliments on your ride really feel good. Keep her going!!!

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Re: 3 compliments in one day!
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 12:01:49 AM »
Prepare to get many many more after all that hard work you put into it to make it such a great example!

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Re: 3 compliments in one day!
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2012, 03:52:18 PM »
How do you get it up to 35 mph on steep grades?   Octane booster?   Supercharger?
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Re: 3 compliments in one day!
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2012, 12:11:34 PM »
Someone put oversize tires on or? I run up Steven's Pass at (estimated) 60 mph hauling my trailer
'87 Comanche 4.0L AW4/NP242 3.73 gears, lifted 5" on near new 33" tires $3500 obo
'82 Eagle Wagon (Brown Betty) 4.2L/727/NP229 and soon 8.25 rear axle and non-vacuum 3.08 front to match. 235/75/15 tires. It's down to minor body work (someone creamed my driver's door but I have another in good shape) almost rust free and interior work (seats are worn and carpet torn). $2000 but about to go up due to more work being done.

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