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Old 02-20-2017, 11:06 PM   #108
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Re: 1972 Medium Blue Highlander Blazer Resto

Originally Posted by 4x41971SWB View Post
Hello Pete,
That was cool to see my buddy Doug from AMS in the picture you posted. Since I relocated out here I still send all my machine work out to him since I go back to Albuquerque often.
Especially when it comes to a numbers matching or special build.
Chris that's awesome - yep that's Doug. What a nice guy - no one has a bad thing to say about his business and he's been here decades. It will be a big loss when he decides to retire. I recently dropped off a gm block heater to be added and Doug told me they found a crack in one of the cylinder heads - my lip started to quiver then Doug tells me "we had the same casting number sitting on a shelf so I told the guys to grab it and keep building" - gotta love an old school machine shop!

Shoot me a pm when headed to ABQ - I'd be glad to meet up.
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