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Old 09-11-2004, 03:20 AM   #11
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To Jack the back end of my '58 ford up we used 4X4'* and plumbers tape

On my 65 Merc the fuel pump went out and I talked a drunk friend into crawling under the hood and pouring gas in the carb to get us home. By the way it was 18 miles

Put a 383 mopar big block in a '37 Plymouth Pickup

Transmission went out in my friends Granada and we drove it 30 or so miles backwards, got stopped by the cops 3 times, but not one ticket

Wipers quit on my 59 Chev so we hooked up string to the wiperblades and the passanger and driver would pulled them back a forth thru the wing wildows, it was like that 2 years

Is that RED NECK enough?

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On my 65 Merc the fuel pump went out and I talked a drunk friend into crawling under the hood and pouring gas in the carb to get us home. By the way it was 18 miles



I can't really recall anything major I did...uhmm..I'm a big fan of krazy glue, it held my nitrous management unit under the hood for over a year before I decided to yank it off. hmm...it also holds the side mirror on my geo. Holds various parts (fans mostly) in my computer. Krazy glue rocks! haha
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I bow in the face of creative backyard engineering

It just goes to show how we really CAN make do with what we have LOL.

I remember my first car, 78 Olds Omega, had bad plug wires. One was completely out. I found a piece of 12 guage solid wire, it was insulated, so I crimped it around the distributer post and kinda looped it around the sparkplug, then carefully routed it away from anything metal. Worked good for a month till I could afford plug wires. Radio reception sucked for awhile LOL
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