'75 Christine

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wog
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'75 Christine

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Finally got the old gal back on the road. It's been several years.
Got the polished covers on in place of the old bead-blasted ones.
Still need to do a few touch ups and re-route the clutch cable(s). I installed a new spare with the old one just in case.
Also have a correct color tach to swap out with the cracked face one.
Little things, but she ran great today. Hard to believe she's 47 years old :crosso
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Great to keep these old 'Wings flying on down the road.
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Re: '75 Christine

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She looks great in the sun, nice to hear she is running so very well. Cosmetics can wait for a rainy day...
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Re: '75 Christine

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Good news indeed.

Catch us up on some of those other projects …

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Re: '75 Christine

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Rat wrote: Mon Apr 11, 2022 7:36 pm Good news indeed.

Catch us up on some of those other projects …

Gord(doesn’t look like a visit is in the cards this season)Jones
Maybe next season!
No progress on the other projects, hopefully soon. But I still have them.
Great to keep these old 'Wings flying on down the road.
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Looks great!
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Out of a time machine, and still right at home in '22.
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Great, and polished covers are really no more bother to maintain that other finishes.
"Love 'em all.... let God sort 'em out!"
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