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monkeewrench

M –48
Bend, Oregon
United States

monkeewrench is Lovin' the new realfire on the Chevelle!!! — updated 4 years ago

 

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About me and my passion for cars

I started loving cars at the beach when I was about 4. In one weekend I took all the matchbox cars, constructed roads and an elaborate switchback road up the side of a dune... Parents were like, "wow check that kid out... He likes cars..." That same weekend camping in Maine, I saw an amphicar drive into the ocean, past the breakers!!! Told my parents and they were like, sure kid, they drove their car into the ocean... That's nice.... They didn't believe me. Then they saw it later coming back in and driving up on the beach and apologized to me.

Worked in auto parts and machine shop in my early 20's and really got into cars.

Currently offending the neighbors are:
1966 Chevelle Malibu SS Clone, 406 small block Canfield Heads... On and on...buckets, console TH400...
1972 K5 Blazer, 4speed, 350
1968 Elcamino with matching Viper Blue Pearl Metallic jetboat with a 468" BBC, tunnel ram, on and on...
1967 Triumph Herald roadster... (google that!!!) Spit 1500 motor with dual su's, header, electronic ignition. 71HP at the rear wheels...
1978 Datsun King Cab 4x4 Z22 bored .020" 2.0 head ported and polished, dual 44mm Mikunis, 10:1, 5sp, etched glass, F350 steering, Dana 44 up front, host of other goodies...
1979 Triumph TR7 "Wedge" Limbo status waiting for title.
1978 Datsun King Cab parts truck
1975 MG Midget donor vehicle for the Herald roadster...
Just purchased a 1955 Willys CJ5A!!! Professionally converted V-8 Willys, scored it for $1,000!!!
Lastly, a 52 Ford 9N tractor with loader and PTO/ Blade

My first car

1972 Toyota Corona 4 DR automatic, no reverse!

Car I wish I still had

Kept all those! Still got em'!!! Glad I sold everything that I have sold, when I sold it.

My dream car

Numbers matching 66' Chevelle SS 138 car with a 4-speed. Convertible, of course.

Car clubs I’m in

-Between Clubs right now...

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Nitro!!! NHRA, IHBA, Land or Sea
  • Driver: Anybody who wants to go...
  • Driving song: Truckin' Grateful Dead
  • Car movie: Rat Race, The Duel, Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
  • Car book: Factory Chevelle assembly manual!
  • Car magazine: "Super Chevy"
  • Car game: Slug Bug

— Profile last updated: Feb 26, 2009

Date Joined Jul 1, 2008
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Challenges W: 2   L: 4
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This Car Club is a firm beliver in having fun but in a safe inviroment, thier is a time & a place for every thing.So If your going to race -Race the Strip not the Streets- One life lost is one to many!We believe in giving back to the community! When the Club has Car shows everyone is welcome to...

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From Mild to Wild or Show to Go !!! What are you looking for in performance? The only requirements for my group is to have a passion for raw horsepower or just looking good at a car show or cruise. If you love the sounds of open headers or deep toned exhaust from a ground shaking, heart...

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flamebabe23
Mar 18, 2009 at 12:46 am
thanks for the bday comment!!! =) Hope u had a fun st. patricks!!!!
 
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sarahb20
Feb 27, 2009 at 5:45 pm
Hey thanks for the comment on my truck. It is a great truck indeed. It gets me to where I need to go and it hauls ass when needs to. She is treats me well.
 
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Feb 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm
sweet ass toys ! like the car n boat n bike nice!
 

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66' Chevelle SS Resto Phase 3: "Got Realfire???"

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Hi All, Paint is almost near completion on my Chevelle project. It is always amazing to see a car come back from paint, transformed with High Solids Clear applied.......

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~Starting back in on the Chevelle!!! "Phase 2"

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I met a killer painter named Dan. He shot the hood of my snowmobile black with realfire... The man is gifted and sprays mean realfire!!! -One thing led to another, we talked...

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Cool 1955 Willys!!!

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This is my latest project that I don't have ca$h to do much with, but it is awesome. Basically a mint 1955 Willys CJ5A with a V-8 Chevy small block in it. I am going to swap out...

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