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Old 04-01-2010, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Summer is finally here

Today it broke in to the 70s, no jacket, no sweatshirt, just a T shirt. Man, what a fabulous day.

The Corvette came out for the first time this year, other then last week when I had to move it out of the way. Gave it a good washing.
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Nice and clean now.
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Gave it a good wax job.
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Wow, does she shine now.
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Both bunk mates outside enjoying the weather.
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Yep, it'* that time. time to put on the summer tires.
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Touched up the caliper a bit. Not easy when it'* on the car. I'm going to have to get a new set and clean them all up and paint them real good.
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Took a look at the rear brakes. Man, drum brakes last for ever.
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I think I might look at lowering the car a bit.
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Then my son came out and wanted to do some fighting.
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I'm kind of tired now.
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Vette is looking good!!!
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Ya the nice weather is nice, but not so much in this dorm room, its a little too toasty. . .

The cars look very nice though!!!
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Which car wins in a 1/4 mile??

BTW Dan, how did you get a Bonny and a Vette and your wife got a Pontiac Montana............... Maybe the Barbarian code of conduct?
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Last year the Bonnie was faster to 60. But now with the cam I think the Bonnie will be faster over all. And to answer, she wanted the truck.
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cars are looking good Dan!! hehehe you drive the bonnie i'll drive the vette at the track
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That would be one hell of a race.
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I'm thinking it would be too!! wonder who would take who
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Looking on line it says the vette does 0-60 in 4.8 seconds. I tried like hell and got about 5.1, the run flat tires simply do not have the traction. And it says 1/4 mile is very high 12s, 12.8, 12.9. I'm thinking no way with those tires. Low 13s. The Bonnie I can do -60 5 flat all day. haven't tried with the new cam, gears and torque converter. hoping to hit 4.9 or better. Traction is a problem. And hitting low 13s in the Bonnie shouldn't be a problem. So, like I said, should be one heck of a race.
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There all looking good Dan. I hoped to wax the pearl this weekend but it'* forecasted to rain
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