Sorry I didn't reply to all of your questions. I am sure he would work on A
series engines. He has been around a long time. I also remember him
talking about race cars, so I am sure he knows a bit on modifications as
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To: "Dereck C" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Sykes ??
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 22:45:05 -0400
Where are they located? Do they still rebuild A series engines?
Paul Tegler email@example.com www.teglerizer.com
From: Dereck C <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2000 10:01 PM
>Same place. Tommy runs the machine shop while his father runs the
>crankshop. From the stories that where going around that day he has been
>there quite some time. Very friendly and helpful place. Would recommend
>his work to anyone.
>Sorry for the timing on the response - I'm on the digest.
>You said Sykes machine shop. Is that in Alexandria? I had a Sykes
>shop put together my full race flat head Merc engine in about 1959 to put
>a 1939 rag top Merc. Neat place, he had crank grinders and cam grinders
>all sorts of things a 16 or 17 year old drools over. They did an
>job on my engine. Wish I still had it. Had to leave it in Virginia when
>folks moved back to Oregon. Went from 20 year old cars to 30 year old
>Some progress huh?