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  1. Luck ran out. Didn't even have the spine to tell...

    Luck ran out. Didn't even have the spine to tell me he quit to my face. Just left. Oh-well, best of luck to him (fucking pussy) :rolleyes5:

    C'mon robot!!! :willy_nilly:

    Until then..........
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    Get the U-joints. Don't be silly and re-use the...

    Get the U-joints. Don't be silly and re-use the used ones. You do not want to go back in there in a few months because you didn't, right?!

    Also make sure you have quality impact sockets for the...
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    It was the geometry of the package. Weight bias...

    It was the geometry of the package. Weight bias was wrong. Basically they did not slide well. Power was not an issue.
    There is a reason they were known as the Muscle Bike. Torque curve was looooong,...
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    Fastest thing I have driven was actually a bike....

    Fastest thing I have driven was actually a bike. Kawasaki ZX11. Don't know how fast it was? To scared to look down. But, it wouldn't go any faster. I'm guessing 160-170?
    Quickest ride was (get ready...
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    I've seen the Pontiac, and a few "Tri-power"...

    I've seen the Pontiac, and a few "Tri-power" Chebbies.

    No denying they ran like a scalded ape when dialed. But, it was hard to get them there, and for some reason keep them there.
    There was a big...
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    Almost correct. 6-packs "run" on the center...

    Almost correct.
    6-packs "run" on the center carb. the front/rear act like the vacuum secondaries of a 4-barrel. But, progressively (one is a little ahead of the other).
    They are a bitch to tune....
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    That is the correct band.

    That is the correct band.
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    Desert rat is still around. I have never used...

    Desert rat is still around. I have never used them personally. But, I know they are still there.
    I'll drive by one every now & then. I couldn't give you directions to one though, LOL

    There are...
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    YES! :cloud9: No, I found my kit on...

    YES! :cloud9:



    No, I found my kit on Craigslist for a ridiculously low price ($800 I think). Then it sat on the shelf for years until I had a bearing let go.
    Dynatrac was always out of my...
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    There is no 2-low kit for the NP271/273 that I...

    There is no 2-low kit for the NP271/273 that I know of. Pretty much the only way to make it happen is:
    Replace the front "unit-bearing" wheel bearings with a locking-hub kit. This will pretty much...
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    Sorry Ox, but, that shit is funny right thar! I...

    Sorry Ox, but, that shit is funny right thar! I know the feeling, the wife gravitates twards my rig as well (when its on the road :rolleyes5:)
    But, I don't dare touch her Jeep! There will be hell to...
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    I have a pic of the rev band installed I'll send...

    I have a pic of the rev band installed I'll send later. It is pretty much located by the drum, and clocked by the pin/lever.
    It is also the very first part you install when you start stacking the...
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    That is what I am told. It is also what beats the...

    That is what I am told. It is also what beats the snot out of the sun-shell.

    And, yea, your last sentence is spot on.
    I think its funny when people think a slush-box that shifts firm is hurting...
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    The rev band in these is pretty tough. It is...

    The rev band in these is pretty tough. It is usually the 2nd gear band that cooks.
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    The direct pack is the only one I upgraded. I...

    The direct pack is the only one I upgraded. I used GPZ's throughout, stuffed 6 in the direct drum, and eliminated the wavy-snap-ring.
    I know guys running 1000hp through the stock clutch pack in the...
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    Funny, I have the exact opposite problem...

    Funny, I have the exact opposite problem (sometimes). Guys will clean chips out too often. Causing spindle down-time, and much coolant carry-out.
    I used to get excited for a new drum of coolant....
  17. There is water in the room. We don't mix coolant...

    There is water in the room. We don't mix coolant outside. A drain is another story.



    New kid is still kicking ass! He still doesn't talk. But, he works like a machine. Almost like a human...
  18. I've used the std. quite a bit dave. But, not for...

    I've used the std. quite a bit dave. But, not for swapping. I mount them up, & leave them.
    I'm betting repeatability with the std's on pins will be much better than the delta. But, the delta much...
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    Unfortunately, I still have payroll to make....

    Unfortunately, I still have payroll to make.
    But, we shut down Wed. @ 6pm when Seth went home (Seth = the new quiet kid). And, there will be no work until Joe rolls in 3am Monday morning.
    I just...
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    FWIW, (call me crazy, it's okay), the LANG in my...

    FWIW, (call me crazy, it's okay), the LANG in my Speedio has been in there 2.5 years. Countless cycles.
    I don't "ramp" shit. I whack it straight to 11k rpm, and run around @ 390ipm. With a plain...
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    This actually scares me a little bit. I have...

    This actually scares me a little bit. I have given it much consideration.
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    He wanted to be in shouting distance when the...

    He wanted to be in shouting distance when the bomb went off. It was a good show. Not a terrible crash. But, it did crash.
    Part got pushed out just like he said it would. Wedged between tool and...
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    All so true! I have worked in shops where the...

    All so true! I have worked in shops where the programmer (CAM jockey) would not be capable of setting up, and running his own program.
    Because he wouldn't know how! I've never understood how...
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    Del, did you know a guy named Tom Paylen? A guy I...

    Del, did you know a guy named Tom Paylen? A guy I know that was as serious a fisherman as anybody in AZ. Constantly fishing tourneys.
    He moved out of state about two years ago. I met him the 2nd day...
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    See, I have. Both Canyon-Lake, and the boat party...

    See, I have. Both Canyon-Lake, and the boat party capital of the world Lake Havasu. B-o-r-i-n-g!
    I'll take Test, Comp, or Olds Hill at Glamis any day! You have not partied until you have experienced...
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