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spaceman

M –69
Cocoa, Florida
United States

 
 

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My first car

1953 Merc Starliner. Paid $5.00 for it. The body was in pristine condition. I was a very dark green and 2 tone green interior and the sun roof covered the entire front seat area. The flathead v-8 was in need of help and I tore into it with a brand new tool set and a "Motors" repair manual. I ended up replacing the berrings on both the block and crank. I bartered around and got a set of M/T heads for it and a double 2 bbl manifold, A new cam, a valve job ( I thought I would never get those things lapped) new rings,, and I was pretty much done. She fired on the first try and I thought I was having a sexual ecounter even though I was still virgin. That car had a perfect badazz sound and I thought it was the hottest thing on the street. I cleaned and polished that car until it looked new again. I was a bit shy of 15 at the time and couldnt get a license and was forbidden to take it out of the yard. Someone else3 liked that car too. After a weekend in Chicago, the car and the new set of SK tools were missing and nobody knew anything about it. I built a $25.00 49 Ford Dr. coupe next at a friends place.

Car I wish I still had

Hard to choose.....
56 Ford Crown Vic,57 chevy 210 2dr, 57 Ford retractable ht, 60 Chey Impalla rag top, 66 GTO, 65 Fairlane rag top, 64 Chev Impalla, 70 Chevelle 454 4spd, 73 Firebird, 66 T Bird, 66 F-100 sbss 390, 4spd,85 T Bird,82 Z-28, There are more but, this will do for now.

My dream car

A chopped and dropped RR with a GM BB drivetrain.

Car clubs I’m in

National street maching club, Waky wheels cc, (more later)

Favorites

  • Type of racing: street
  • Driver: 02 35th anniv Camaro R/S
  • Driving song: run,run away by Slade!
  • Car movie: Christine
  • Car book: Bunch
  • Car magazine: Bunch

— Profile last updated: Jan 5, 2010

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