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Sunday mechanic 'greenworld' 1993-1996.  Mechanical Design Draftsman for the following companies: Kempsmith, Briggs and Stratton, SMI Automation Co, Radar Devices, inc, Pak-Master and Nikko, Sabel Eng... (More)

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The most completely beautiful driving experience I've ever had! - People are jealous around here and are hostile towards the MINI..Driving a MINI is like no other. Go-kart fun, I'll gladly pay the extra for the high-test gas, and get at le...
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Ole Bessie! - Standard Cab is small, evil. Custom wheels with baby moons are rusting. Impossible to keep clean in Clearlake California where surroundings are like the surface of the moon. 168.000 miles and still a tickin' The timing cha...
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One of the WORST cars on the American market, at the time. - Could pull donuts in the parking lot of the pick n' save before the plows got there. Very valuable resource for how to handle an out of control car. Drove this from 1982-1985. H...
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A Fun ride for a youngster. - ball bearings instead of roller bearings, Cartridge type oil filter. Reverse at the end instead of at the beginning. Parking brake was never used despite a single cylinder braking system- Back seat was spotle...
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Cool looking! - Was a damsel in distress, this one. Could drive it, but would leave the driver stranded. New coil ever so often kept the spark, but this motor was worn. Electric windows still worked, even without the ignition key in! Th...
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Cold War Stylin' - ACTUALLY A 230S (not one of your choices) Saw this one on a lot in Ashland California, after a while brought the gent down to a reasonable price. The twin carbs were troublesome because one must have a scyncronizer, that...
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Pure American rust hole floor Goodness - POWER. this vehicle was deluxe. No wonder most of us are enchanted by SUV's. Plenty of cargo room and a third seat (for grandma). Two tone monkey-pee green and rust/white. in reality it was perha...
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Nice car. - The steering wheel was so close to the windshield the knuckles would brush up against it. Smart looking sporty design. O with the lightning bolt was clever. Mom had it towed away while I was at school and never had a chance to...
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blaze of glory. - Surprised everything seemed to work okay. the automatic stickshift took some getting used to (always looking for a clutch pedal) Trouble was we were so poor, a large battery was installed under the backseat. Attempts to i...
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A 'mod' looking car. - the Park position was with the fragile handle parking brake. Slant six engines are hard to destroy. White with the rear view mirror pumpin out of the dash like a rhino's horn- No seatbelts or head restraints. Ran g...
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heavy, - The fiat has been nicknamed "fix it again tony", well the fuel pump needed replacing right off the bat. Ran pretty good, except the brake calipers were sticking such that when I pulled up they were glowing red hot and I lit a cigar...
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junker - Traded a bicizeta collapsable moped for this car from Ponco (a man who would NOT pay his tickets) Really pretty good in rain, and exhaust wasn't too smokey. Always loved the dash on the squareback, had real personality. the wolfs...
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The cutest darn wagon a person could own. - It did everything. There were plenty of them in the boneyards, so modification was easy. the tranny was taken from a 280SX and required a custom shifter because it was set off the pattern by abo...
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Dandy little sedan- - Was working as a mechanic when a customer 'bailed' on it, because the waterpump let loose the fan and fan clutch into the radiator. The customer did not want to pony up for a new radiator, so we were glad to accept it...
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Util-o-wagon - Traders auto mart on villard was resposible for nearly all my "fifty dollar cars". good guy who would work with me and let me drive one of these off the lot with a promise that I'd come back and pay him, which I did. This w...
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sporty, convertible. - The exhaust manifold was cracked about the egr valve. paper engine cover was repaced with a plastic one. Wife sewed up seat covers. Used it for my commute from oakland to sonoma, daily over an hour drive. did okay, ...
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damsel in distress. - Loved the power steering, that I'd never known before- Everything seemed to work, except the air conditioning. Rusted the brakes were and hammers were needed just to free up the rust. Thankfully, the clutch was still ...
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Neato - The head had to come off. There was coolant in the oil! upon inspection, part of the head gasket was nibbled away somehow. New gasket put things right! a troublesome to access fuel line was replaced with a braided aircraft fuel l...
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Replaced by a 'toyota prius. - Just as I was pourin my heart out making sure this car would be trouble free, the wife buys a Toyota Prius, and this one was donated/scrapped when I wasn't there. Aluminum rims, GLE, the deluxe package. Ster...
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Eraser X - I LOVED this car! was one that had the five speed. All worked beautiful, if it weren't for the rust and ruin. Drove it to Cleveland to Milwaukee many times. Kicked ass!, running faster than any other car with the five speed tr...
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1966 Toaster on wheels - 1966 ~~I-beam front suspension with king pins is YOUR worst nightmare to drive, would always swim one way, you'd compensate, then it'd swim the other way...typical worn kingpin construction. Rear end was strippy an...
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creepy ride. - body to chassis mounts were going bad and ride felt like meat on a piece of white bread. could to 85 easy but distrusted the 35 year old moving parts on the front end and the body mounts. One could have done an off frame reso...
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Red glory! - BIG fleshy 70's Chrysler, with all the power amenities...that six way seat still kills me, as does the white, giant upholstry, installed 8-track player and ashtrays on the backseat and two in front. Motor was Giant, and certai...
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