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Old 06-30-2011, 11:58 AM   #71
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"I found two of them on the side of the road..."

Man, I need to find the roads so many people here seem to drive!
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Old 06-30-2011, 06:05 PM   #72
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"I found two of them on the side of the road..."

Man, I need to find the roads so many people here seem to drive!

Get off the interstates!!! Of course from what my daughter told me (she lived on southwest side of Houston before moving back to NM) to go anywhere in Houston, you have to be on the interstates and freeways. So I guess that should be... get out of Houston into the countryside.
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:52 PM   #73
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yea these were in town.
to tell you the truth speaking from experience driving around a lot as a tree killer, marine construction worker and as a pizza delivery man. just take a detour through the nicer neighborhoods that are fancy on trash day, earlier rather than later and not on days that it rained the night before.

you may be surprised at what people will set out for the trash man. of course sometimes it is too good to be true, like a motorcycle at the end of the driveway. ..... better knock on the door and make sure it is trash first!!!
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:46 PM   #74
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Yeah, I lived in an area where people cruised to pick up junk. More than once I had to go outside and tell them "that's not junk, that's my stuff".
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Old 07-05-2011, 11:34 PM   #75
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So the word on the street is that my future brother in law has 30 acres of heavy duty trucks, tractor trailers and everything else about a mile from his house. so it looks like i may get the HD transmission with lots of gears and lockup tourqe convertor, jake brake ( ) and maybe even a taller gear ratio for higher speeds. Will keep posted, will very likely get to work on the WVO conversion this week so i can actually afford to drive the thing up there in a month.

Will try to get some pics, i am about 40 percent or more into the conversion i just need to grow a pair and cut into the fuel lines to plumb in my switches and whatnot.
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:19 AM   #76
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CNG sure is cheap in Canada.
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Old 07-07-2011, 12:08 AM   #77
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oh i am not moving to Canada, just driving up there to pick up some parts, build a dirtbike track, and see cirque de solie. then coming back to the south where diesel prices are like jet fuel, and the vegetable oil flows like rain (used to)
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Old 07-07-2011, 08:05 PM   #78
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oh i am not moving to Canada, just driving up there to... see cirque de solie.
You can see Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas NV. They have SEVEN different shows... be still my heart! I hope to make it to Las Vegas (the one in Nevada, not the one in New Mexico) so that I can see Cirque up close. Prices are lower than what they were when Cirque came to Atlanta (Summer deal... two tickets/$100).

http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/des...egas/home.aspx
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Old 07-08-2011, 04:09 PM   #79
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well i am seeing the show when i am up there. not just to see the show. my sister in law is up there and inlaws are coming up to see the show with all of us. Plus dirtbikes and bus parts..!!!!!

Ill be sure to post some pics and details about the WVO conversion and the new transmission and brake hopefully. SO sweet cant wait, hope it works out and fits in there!!!!! yeaaaaaaa highway speeds!! yea going up mountains!!!!!! yea MPGS @!!!!!!! and also YEA safely going down mountains!!!!!!

we are planning to have our honeymoon be a long long trip in the bus so this would be great if we have great milage and speed and free fuel!!!!!

(can you tell i am excited)?
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(can you tell i am excited)?
Nope!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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