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BigNuttyPaul

M –35
Tiverton, Rhode Island
United States

 
 

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Sorry it's been awhile

By BigNuttyPaul

I has been a while sense I've been able to get on Motortopia. Just wanted my friends to know I haven't forgotten about you I've just been very busy. Between my car my house and my family I haven't had the time for my internet friends and for that I am sorry. I have been very busy with the car and will update when I get a chance.

So to all my Motortopia friend I haven't forgotten you and I wish you all a very happy fun filled 2011.

Paul

Wear and tear from racing

By BigNuttyPaul

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I've been racing cars now for 6+ years and up till lately have been very lucky not to break anything. Well this weekend I had a race and the car performed flawless as it normally does. They made me race a 89 Mustang GT in round one. I almost felt bad for the guy driving it. That race went great and it was like she was on rails. Then came round two. I was lined up with the same 78 Camaro that beat me on the 4th of July weekend and took home the overall win this time. It didn't go to my favor but I still did hold my own. Well after the race I was feeling pretty pumped and figured I would put on a little show for the crowd. So I stopped on the back straight and started burning the tires. She was fully locked in the rear and I figured why not spin it around just for fun. As soon that thought entered my mine a cut the wheel and quickly remembered why you shouldn't do that with drag radials on the back. The weight shifted and all I heard was bang. Now my rear end sounds like metal in a blender and it hops and skips around turns. I haven't had the chance to pull the cover off yet but I believe I broke the spider gears. The only plus side to this is that now I can replace the weakest link that was back there. If it is the spider gears then I will be replacing the carrier with a True-Trac posi unit. I will post pictures and more info as I tear it a part.

wow baby

By BigNuttyPaul

me and my wonderful girlfriend had a baby. for those of you who talk to me offten this is no suprise. i wanted to tell everyone about the baby so you don't think i'm being rude and not replying. i will be back into the swing of motortopia as soon as i get back to work.

Thank you for reading
One proud Daddy

P.S. i forgot to let everyone know the size weight and date of the my cutie. she was born 6/18/08 at 5:04 pm best day of my life. her name is Paige Marie and she weighted in it 6 lbs and 14 3/4 ozs and was 19 inchs long. both her and mom are doing awesome.

i want to thank everyone for your comments.
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