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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    My friend's Camaro had a broken trans mount. Every time you put it into reverse it would clunk and move around. One of my other friends had a crappy old Tempo with a broken motor mount. That thing was hilarious. Every time you put the car into drive the engine would smash up into the hood. It did it so many times and with so much force it dented the center of the hood out about 4 inches.

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    Betty had a broken motor mount when I first got her. If you gunned the engine, you'd hear a screeching sound. Turns out, it was the fan blade hitting the shroud from the engine twisting.

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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    That's the interesting thing, my 4.9 broke the front motor mount twice, and you knew it for sure.

    I had no idea both trans mounts were bad. There was no violent jerks or clunks. Even when the drive shaft was connected, I could lift up the trans and it would rotate the entire engine and trans on the motor mounts. Only thing limiting the up motion was the tunnel in the floor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gdwriter View Post
    Betty had a broken motor mount when I first got her. If you gunned the engine, you'd hear a screeching sound. Turns out, it was the fan blade hitting the shroud from the engine twisting.
    My Brougham is too cool to just twist the engine. When you start it up the whole car torques to the side. Its bad ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt_cheap_fleetwood View Post
    My Brougham is too cool to just twist the engine. When you start it up the whole car torques to the side. Its bad ass.
    So does my Jeep.

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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    my eldo and used to be seville




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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    Quote Originally Posted by dirt_cheap_fleetwood View Post
    My Brougham is too cool to just twist the engine. When you start it up the whole car torques to the side. Its bad ass.
    My Roadmaster did that. I don't think the Astro does, but I KNOW the S Class doesn't. The engine is too small.
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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    Quote Originally Posted by dirt_cheap_fleetwood View Post
    My Brougham is too cool to just twist the engine. When you start it up the whole car torques to the side. Its bad ass.
    Mine does that too, and my old LS1 Camaro did the same thing. I love revving the engine in both of those cars while in park, it makes the whole car dance.

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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    John, I owe you one for the tip on the Never Dull. After washing Betty and detailing Sabrina (ran her through the car was on the way home from work), I ran out of time to do much with it before dark. But I'm very happy with the results.

    Did one hubcap and found the wadding could get behind the spokes and really clean up the chrome in the center.

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    Saturday's show doesn't start until 11, so I can shine up the rest of the hubcaps, the bumpers and the chrome that morning.

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    Inspired by some of Gary Hebding's photos, I took a couple of glamour shots of Sabrina this evening. I'm nowhere near the photographer he is, but I'm happy with how they turned out. The wheel shot would have been better if I had gotten it 10 minutes earlier before the sun went down behind the house across the street; the lighting was really nice. But the tire dressing hadn't fully dried yet.






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    Finished detailing Betty this morning for today's car show; that Never Dull stuff does a really good job, and it didn't take too long, despite the amount of chrome I had to polish:






















    And yes, the air conditioning works. It damn well should for the money I've put into it.

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    Gary, damn you and your amazingly nice old car. [shakes angry fist]

    I found out about the Never Dull from friend. He had some come with a car he got that had 20" rims on it (we quickly sold those for $600).

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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.



    Candid!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt_cheap_fleetwood View Post
    Gary, damn you and your amazingly nice old car. [shakes angry fist]
    Thanks. Betty means a lot to me; not only is she a beautiful classic and a kick to drive, she gave me back a connection to my past. My love for cars started with a '64 Impala.

    It took 15 years between the time my Dad sold the Impala I grew up with and when I bought Betty. I looked off and on over those years (mostly off), but the right car came around at the right time. It was love at first sight, and every time I drive her, I'm reminded how lucky I am to have her.

    Now, if I could just have the kind of luck with women that I've had with my cars, and I'd be in great shape.

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    Re: Candid pictures of our cars.

    BTW, pictures from the show are here. It's a nice show, not too big, and there was some very nice cars there, including another '64 Impala that's practically brand new. All original with only 12,000 miles. A new Challenger R/T was there, too. I like it, especially the front, but it's just too damn big. It would look so much better if it were closer in size to the Mustang or Camaro.

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