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There are only crickets in here...

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Fri May 15, 2020 6:39 pm

matthew1 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 5:21 pm
....do I really need a car project right now? My house to do list is never ending. It's a time sponge.
^^^^^^^^^^ this !! (but I'm so glad I have one)

Is the difference between a 940 and a 960 the 4cyl turbo vs 6 cyl?
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by matthew1 » Fri May 15, 2020 10:21 pm

Yep. Also suspension, gauges and some other stuff I forget.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Wed May 20, 2020 10:51 pm

You guys in Colorado? Someone should go get this ‘59 544 in a Colo Springs junkyard.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by matthew1 » Thu May 21, 2020 9:57 am

Why are you doing this to me?
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Thu May 21, 2020 12:15 pm

Oh, that's right, you're in CO...sorry!

But it doesn't look that bad from a distance. Could be a total mess, too. It's not a hobbyist restoration, it needs welding and metal skills I can't do, but floors can be replaced, fenders bolted on. Probably a lot of missing details and trim as well.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Mon May 25, 2020 12:37 pm

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by matthew1 » Wed May 27, 2020 5:57 pm

^ Yea!
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Wed May 27, 2020 6:22 pm

Quite a lot going on in this photo. Four guys in the pit and two guys guiding /operating the body hoist. It looks like engine and rear axle cradles on a track at floor level. Look at the size of those brakes! I had always thought the 240 series started 4 wheel discs.
OSHA might throw a fit today.
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