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Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
United States

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About me and my passion for cars

Go too " My Albums" , to see my Passion for Cars

Flywheel's passion for cars started at age 8
at the wheel of a Silver 64' Pontiac Tempest , a white drop top and bright red interior , my dad worked the pedels and I got to steer..By age 14 Tore down and reassembled frist automatic transmission , a Chrysler 727,with a street/strip upgrade from B&M. Slapped it in a Mopar and went a cruis'in. By age 16 owned a 68 Fastback Barracuda,
drove it for the summer and tore her down replaced the K-Frame
to Big Block K-Frame, Trans upgraded to Fairbank Race Trans
and 4.30's out back,Cleaned House with that bad boy ! built
Muscle Cars thur high school, racing on the week-ends
down at hometown track, Maryland International Raceway
after high school went to a community college afterwards
enrolled into a Automotive Techincal School in Washington D.C. I Graduated in the Top 10 of my class.Marketed My Talent's to a
Transmission Shop, had three bays going on all the time.
After a few years in the trans biz,expanded to Electrical Shop
that did transmissions too . So I was Troubleshooting
electrical systems on most cars, trucks, vans, and some
emergency vehicle's, after hours used garage to build/restore
Muscle Cars. Moved to Southern Maryland and Teamed up with
Chrysler Dealership in the 90's . As Service Advisor, keeping a positive cash flow coming into dealerships service side
Then to acting parts manager on occasions, then after sucessfully trouble-shooting numerous cars ,that had intermittent electrical problems of one sort or another over a two month period , Chrysler Management , promoted me to, Head Auto Techincan and Head Auto Troubleshooter Technician.
After making them a few wheel barrows of positive cash flow,
I picked up my stakes and headed North away from the
long daily commute I have established myself in this part
of the country as a top certified automotive Technician
with 32 yrs exper. in the automotive industry .
Currrently , shaving the classic's from Crusher/Shredder and returning to their former glory ,
No Sponsors,(But One would be Cool to have) . Just a
Highly skilled automotive technician ,trying to do his part to save some of the Classic's and Muscle Cars .

My first car

1968 Fast Back CUDA 383 . 4.30 posi. Fairbanks Auto Vry Fast

Car I wish I still had

1970 Plymouth CUDA 440-6 pac 4 Speed w/ 4.30 borrowed from Frist Car

My dream car

To have my old car ,didn't know I'd miss it till I sold it

Car clubs I’m in

The MECCA of Mopar Clubs - Jay Leno's Garage


  • Type of racing: Pro Stick / SCCA Road Racing/ 1/4 mile
  • Driver: Mark Martin
  • Driving song: Highway Star
  • Car movie: The Fast and the Furious
  • Car book: Gone in Sixty Seconds
  • Car magazine: Muscle Machines / Hemmings
  • Car game: Need for Speed Carbon II

— Profile last updated: Oct 14, 2011

Date Joined Apr 16, 2007
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Oct 17, 2009 at 1:16 pm
hey thanks for checking out my car. I cant take much more of this rain. I guess I should be glad im not near state college. I dont need snow yet frown image.
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Apr 17, 2009 at 6:52 am
Very cool garage!!!
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Feb 21, 2009 at 7:18 pm
awesome garage ........................geno from pa

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The People , The Cars, The Excitement !! Get caught up to speed ! The Carlisle Chrysler Nationals ! Check it out !!

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Last Show of the Season for FLYWHEEL401 AMX/Javelin. Giving RAINNX, Key's and Title to AMX. She stood in my corner when doctor's threw in the towel. GOD brought me back thur...

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