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Old 03-02-2014, 08:55 PM   #1
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Birth of The Warthog

So now I have succombed to the desire of converting my very own skoolie. Picked this baby up in Chattanooga the day before yesterday.
Pretty stoked about starting it, but will have to wait until May when I get the time off. But in the mean time it will be parked and get started
every other week to keep it lubed and primed.

Decided to name it "The Warthog" in honor of the A-10's the Army flies.






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Old 03-02-2014, 09:04 PM   #2
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Welcome! Whatcha got for a GSXR? (says the fellow bike rider )
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Beautiful bus...welcome!
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Old 03-02-2014, 09:15 PM   #4
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nice bus, love those rear engine style, welcome aboard
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Welcome! Whatcha got for a GSXR? (says the fellow bike rider )
Had..... a 2003 1L (1000cc). Kinda grew up and got old and now ride the big boys. (dad talked me into a harley) So now I have an 06 Ultra Classic. But I can't pull wheelies on that, believe me I do have my days that I miss my old Suzuki!
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:07 AM   #6
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Re: Birth of The Warthog

Welcome to the Madhouse! --- Looks like you found a great platform to build on. BTW...I'm a Warthog fan too and years ago was talking with an old fart pilot (even older than me) who flew missions in P-47's during WWII. The most common nickname for that plane was "The Jug", but according to him, just as many were called "Warthogs" making it the first in that distinguished line of ground attack aircraft.

Anyhow, welcome...and keep the pix coming.
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:46 PM   #7
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Nice one man. you will love working on your project. We had to wait about 5 months before we could get started. It's nice to have all that time to think about everything. It really makes us more comfortable with all the fore thought. (but we still have to pretty much wing it) Warthog is a cool name as well.
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:17 PM   #8
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OMG! --- Any old underground comic hippies here? Just clicked to Philbert Desanex...

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"Wonder Warthog - The Hog of Steel"!!!
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OMG! --- Any old underground comic hippies here? Just clicked to Philbert Desanex...

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"Wonder Warthog - The Hog of Steel"!!!
That's funy. I saw one of those years ago but never paid too much attention to it. Looks like there are some that are worth some cash now. 1 on ebay for a bit over a grand!

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Nice one man. you will love working on your project. We had to wait about 5 months before we could get started. It's nice to have all that time to think about everything. It really makes us more comfortable with all the fore thought. (but we still have to pretty much wing it) Warthog is a cool name as well.
Yeah, I am on rev1.7 of my floor plan, but keep changing it...... I figure once I get my layoff for the season it will be Ludicrous speed on the demo!!!
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I figure once I get my layoff for the season it will be Ludicrous speed on the demo!!!
Hahahaha!!! Prepare bus for ludicrous speed! Fasten all seatbelts, seal all entrances and exits, close all shops in the mall, cancel the three ring circus, secure all animals in the zoo!

Bus looks awesome!! Very nice, big platform to start with! Congrats!
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