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Old 09-19-2017, 11:56 PM   #351
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Re: 1941 project fenix

oh they were thinking about it haha.

I forgot a story, the crank open windshield is a GLORIOUS invention, what a breeze! I wondered why they got rid of it... until today! I was driving and watched a yellow jacket bounce right off the hood. It came in the open windshield and the airflow was such that he flew up and bounced off the wiper cowl inside, then he fell on my shirt! he was coming out of his daze when I pulled over and was waving his front legs at me when I got out and shook him off.

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Old 09-20-2017, 08:04 AM   #352
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Re: 1941 project fenix

Very Very nice!! So cool when you can bring it back to a previous owner who had so many memories. Maybe they changed the window vent to the cowl vent on the AD trucks with the screen for that reason lol. Still, all the forward vents are the best invention ever.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:34 PM   #353
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Re: 1941 project fenix

Lookin' good! Turned out great!
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Old 09-20-2017, 06:08 PM   #354
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Re: 1941 project fenix

The bug/bee thing has gotten me more than once with those old flip windshields.

Truck looks really good. Is this the one you are keeping for semi-life?
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Old 09-20-2017, 07:51 PM   #355
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Re: 1941 project fenix

its true I said when I bought this one it was for me, you have a great memory bill. my wife thinks I am nuts but I like the process too much to stop.

my next "keeper" is a big window 56 I tripped across. gonna need some seed money for it though...
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Old 09-21-2017, 03:42 AM   #356
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Re: 1941 project fenix

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Your bee/hornet story reminded me of a bee story: In my teen years growing up in Southeastern Idaho, a great way for teenagers to make money was "moving sprinkler pipe" for farmers in Idaho. A group of friends and I all road 90-100 cc bikes to and from to move pipe, 6 AM & again at 6 PM we would take old dry maintenance coveralls to change into after moving pipe cause you get soaked, going "commando" on the return trip. Coming back one warm summer evening one of our group pulled the zipper on his coveralls down and the wind bellowed his coveralls making him look like the "Micheline Man" all was going well until a bee hit dead center on his bare chest, and fell down and stung him on the tip of his manhood. He braked and drove off the asphalt, stopped dropped his bike and lowered the coveralls and began to remove the stinger. All the while cars were slowing to watch him dance holding his manhood in one hand and picking at the stinger with the other. We all laughed until we cried. Excepting LaMar. The next day it had swollen to the size of a tennis ball. Still brings a smile to my face. Didn't mean to hi-jack your thread. By the way STRONG WORK, can't wait for the next one, Hanna is it?

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Old 09-21-2017, 03:54 PM   #357
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oh man that sounds painful!



here is a video of a blast around the block including some highway

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Old 09-22-2017, 08:33 PM   #358
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Sounds good. How did it feel?
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Old 09-22-2017, 10:02 PM   #359
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Sounds good. How did it feel?
it drives like a modern truck, quiet (ish) and smooth. honestly its about as exciting as driving a carmry probably. although I wish it ran on thumbs up, because I would never have to buy gas
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Old 09-23-2017, 05:55 AM   #360
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Re: 1941 project fenix

Looks and sound like a grandpa truxk (I like louder pipes on mine)


Nah, she looks ans sounds like she is a great ride!
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