originally posted by: Biigs
a reply to: ColCurious
not just cars though, you can drive a 7 ton truck on a car license in the uk, put one of those in the ice and you are quite literally in kenny loggins
Just when I thought it was out of my head, Biigs.... Thanks.
I had as my first car a '56 Bel Air, it had two previous owners.
The first was literally a little old lady who drove it to church.
I'm not kidding.
The second was a classmate, who wanted to step up. He was
a full time afternoon Vocational Auto Shop primate not too
unlike the tool maker on the other side of a cinder block wall.
By the time I had it for 18 months, it would start in the winter
with the help of a 24 foot bullwhip and can of spray alcohol.
The heartbeat of America did mom and dad's nearest garage
window a couple of Januarys-- one of my most used auto tools
was a putty knife ROFL. Well ya gotta get to
The first accessory I bought for it was a five way harness.
I needed it. Then a much bigger, CO2 extinguisher and some
tubing to the engine compartment just in case. Incidentally,
the rule of necessity got me to a driving skill level by 19 that
which description would have incriminated me 40 years ago.
go fast without taking chances or being stupid.
We young people were properly educated in the laws of physics
before attempting to circumvent them, unlike later generations.
"A large engine in a small car can cause it accelerate quickly."
from my junior physics text
: and the pic of an AA/Altered
jumpin outa town from a HotRod
underneath. So let it be written...