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Old 01-22-2017, 12:00 AM
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Beauty, one down two to go? Can't wait to see it at the next show/get together.
I'm digging the shifter arm with the dimples on it, very cool!
Side note please do start a new thread when you start in on Freddy, I wanted to buy that car but alas funds were just not there at this time. I'm glad he's staying in the family and I look forward to seeing his progress as well.

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Old 01-22-2017, 11:23 PM
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The wagon will be a week at most (with the amount of time I have in a week to work on it). It's way faster to remove stuff than to put it in. Plans are to bring it back closer to full stock, within reason, and then the next owner can personalize it to their liking. And that'll also get the price down to where it will be very affordable.

After a couple admonishments to create a new thread for Freddy, though I may maintain the name as tribute to its past, I'll start a new one when I get into it.
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Old 01-28-2017, 10:09 PM
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What a difference!

I knew going to a 5-speed would make a difference, but this was over-the-top different. Still has a few kinks to work out, which I'll do eventually, but for now I'm onto the wagon as of today.

Here it is outside Gene's place today sporting a real '63 grille instead of the '62 grille it had. I went over and helped him for a bit today on his and went for a spin.

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Old 01-28-2017, 10:27 PM
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That's awesome Roger! It's nice to see it back on the road again.
That was quite a change going from an auto to the 5 speed so I'll bet it's quite the experiance to drive it again, plus the bonus of it being a huge improvement.
Congrats! Can't wait to see it in person.
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Old 01-28-2017, 11:07 PM
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Roger told me I was the first passenger with the 5-speed.
I can verify.... it's a BIG improvement over the C-4.
But I admit that I'm a big fan of manual trannys.
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