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To: Daniel Thompson <dthompson@gbc.ca>
Subject: Re: HOORAY!!
From: "Wm. Severin Thompson" <wsthompson@thicko.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 10:42:33 -0600
Cc: "'Amy Soich'" <casoich@sgi.net>, "'spridgets@autox.team.net'" <spridgets@Autox.Team.Net>, Elmo Mancini <elmomancini@thicko.com>, Black Bart <blackbart@thicko.com>
Organization: Team Thicko
References: <01BD50CD.26941A80@dtx231>
Reply-to: "Wm. Severin Thompson" <wsthompson@thicko.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
Daniel & Amy,

We at Team Thicko have also enjoyed the presence of Les at various race events. 
We originally thought he had driven out, (both from Nebraska and Michigan) to 
offer moral support, an occasional bit of technical
advice. Not so. We have now determined that Les can consume 3 times his body 
weight at one sitting for dinner. At IRP, we had to slaughter 3 additional 
herds in order to satisfy "the eating machine".

The technical advice is good... but like everything... has it's price.

Team Thicko Flounder

Daniel Thompson wrote:

> Does Les do this as a public service? If he does, he can fly out here anytime 
>and work on completing my restoration. I'll keep him locked in the garage and 
>throw in some beer and pizza every couple of days.
> Seriously, kudos to you Les.
> Daniel Thompson
> -----Original Message-----
> From:   Amy Soich [SMTP:casoich@sgi.net]
> Sent:   Monday, March 16, 1998 9:42 AM
> To:     spridgets@autox.team.net
> Subject:        HOORAY!!
> Hi gang,
>  Les came out this weekend and actually got my sprite started for the first
> time in at least 15 years! The good news is the engine seems in good shape,
> the bad news was the carbs. The jets are stuck tight and after tearing apart
> the carbs to unsucessfully try to unstick them, my carbs are now leaking gas
> like sieves. So I'm going to take off my gas tank this week and get it cleaned
> out and then i need to rebuild the carbs or something. After that, she should
> run. In fact, now she really wants to run :) Les just bumped the key and she
> started up scaring us both. She wasn't even hooked up to any gas.
>  Next prob will probably be the master cylinders. Anyone have advice for that?
>  I'd like to take a moment here to thank Les for flying out to Pittsburgh to
> stay with me for the weekend and piss around with my car. You're one hell of a
> guy Les, thanks!
> Amy
> 67 MkIV

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