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Old 03-08-2002, 10:51 AM
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Old 03-08-2002, 11:03 AM
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Jim,

Sorry to hear of all the funerals....

I'm wondering if this is the same car that a427sc aka McFez aka Clutchless Cargo ran at the Glen with us last year and blew the clutch in.

Do you know????
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Old 03-08-2002, 11:24 AM
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John:

Yep the very same.

Cheeks (a/k/a a427sc a/k/a McFez) is upgrading to an ERA outboard rear on his Ol' 99... That way he can get rid of the "caterpillar" fresh air ducts to the inboard Jaguar rear...

now if he can get rid of the mail box mufflers, his car might almost be back to look'n like a "real" (as opposed to "Matchbox") car. (Gee, I hope Evan doesn't get worked up about my use of that word "real" without his consent.)

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the point is to make another all-you-can-eat potato pancake dinner.

I have introduced people to this annual lenten event and they now drive 12 hours straight to partake.

All you can eat, literally, potato pancakes of the best variety (not doughy, light with crispy lacy edges), along with heaping bowls of applesauce to go along, not to mention sausage patties...as many as you want to pile on your pancakes under the applesauce. $5 to the church.

Look forward to it every year since I was just as tall as a table.

A steaming heap of pancakes at a wooden table in the church rec-room family style, whether your family is 12 or 1. No hurry, plenty of milk and coffee, and canned peaches for desert.

It doesn't get any better. This is the meaning of life.
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Old 03-09-2002, 04:47 AM
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Turk:

I am lurking and reading your efforts to pass this once past a cemetary car off onto me. Nope -- not for me this little buggy.

Now Tovio starts mentioning food. That might be enough to get Pete onto the board and make a post. This thread is heading into Petes meaning of life!
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Old 03-09-2002, 05:48 AM
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...I really like the caterpillar fresh air duct on McFez's car.

Old #99 is like racing and watching the movie "U-539" at the same time.



Not only that, but that Cheels fellar is a damn fine driver.

...as long as his clutch lasts. He's cursed around the Club Cranky crew. He's been with us twice and lost 2 clutches.

To me....that is the meaning of life...a bunch of wannabee racers in their 40s and 50s getting together for a couple of days of fun and games.

Sometimes I love the banter more than the actual racing.

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Old 03-09-2002, 06:06 AM
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John:

My theory on Cheeks' clutch problems are that they are a result of the fact that Cheeks' legs don't go all the way to floor and he can't get the clutch pedal down.

Just a theory, of course....

Mort MacTavish

PS: ...and as to potato pancakes? Well, join us for breakfast at Kit Car Carlisle and you will appreciate the role food plays in the "Meaning of Life" for a few of us.

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Hollywood:

You are correct sir, my legs do not reach the bottom of the foot box (although they do manage to reach the ground). Given this challenge, the option is to twist the seat so at least one would reach. Being fond of speed, I chose to let the right do it's job, rather than the left.

McFEZ

PS wish I could say something positive about the meaning of life, but don't have the time to think about it, too busy doing it.
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