Frank, unless it's spoken for, maybe the Brits coming over to drive cross
country would be interested....
On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Woerpel <email@example.com> wrote:
> Way to go! Looks great Frank.
> So, tech session at Midget 50th: complete a car under $500 during the week!
> ;-) They actually assemble a car at one of the U.K. shows. Nah....we'd
> miss too many other events.
> Lesson here is: NEVER throw away or get rid of any old parts!
> Dave W. - facing N.J. and bowing to the Patron Saint of Spridgets. Hey,
> what's good for Pope Paul is good for St. Frank
> On 1/22/2011 9:47 AM, Frank Clarici wrote:
>> And I have exactly $500 into this car from just a shell to a real nice
>> looking, great runni9ng Midget.
>> My total out of pocket spent on this car, including the car was $491. So I
>> just put $9 worth of gas in it to round out the total.
>> My goal was $500, I hit it dead on.
>> Now that number does not include all the spare parts I had in my garage
>> like fenders, bonnet, boot lid, doors, engine, trans, wire wheels, rear
>> axle, A arms and everything else that is missing on just a shell.
>> But those parts have long been acquired or paid for so those were not "in
>> this budget"
>> But I did by all new brake pipes and hydraulics, new battery, bushings,
>> etc. Anything that really matters is new.
>> So IF you have a COMPLETE running car, you can restore it for $500.
>> I just did.
>> BTW, that front nerf bar was a result of my electrician screwing up on a
>> conduit bend, when I saw what he made, I told him to mirror image those
>> bends and now I have a nerf bar made out of 3/4 conduit and a little powder
>> Pics here
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