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Old 01-06-2008, 05:33 PM   #331
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Re: The Millicent Chronicles; two foot roof raise, big tailgate


Alas, Millicent is already 40 feet long -- generally the legal limit. Yes, there are some buses and RVs up to 45 feet now, but if I understand it correctly, Barney Fife doesn't always see the humor in that.

Eyeball on forehead and giant Kinetic Chicken on tailgate?

We also plan to have some lettering, like

INCIDENT INSTIGATION TEAM

MOBILE COMMAND CENTER AND TEA PARLOUR
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Old 01-06-2008, 06:13 PM   #332
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Re: The Millicent Chronicles; two foot roof raise, big tailgate


Here we go:
Peterbilt 335 grille, Glorious Kinetic Chicken, and properly sized and placed mural of The Two Ton Tricycle.



If I had gone outside and worked on it, instead of sitting here with scissors and glue and computor, it would have been done by now.
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Old 01-06-2008, 08:13 PM   #333
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why would you want one of them newfangled aerodynamic wimpy looking grilles? gotta be one of the older squared off rolls royce looking things.
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Old 01-06-2008, 08:35 PM   #334
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Well, that's a 2008 grille, yes. I think the older style 335 grille is closer to square, but I cannot seem to find a photo.

I have not even measured one. I just notice that the 335 grille looks smaller than the full size grille -- when I see them on the road. I mesured a full size grille at work, and it is about four feet, which is too wide. There is only room for 37 inches between the windshield wipers -- without modifying things.

Of course, a fancy grille is low priority. I need to get the plumbing done!
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Old 01-07-2008, 12:13 AM   #335
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I agree with your hunch that "psych ward" would not be quite... mature. And I'm not the only one who has a relative in such a facility, so....

I bet you can do better. Look for a good pun. Did you catch the pun in "incident instigation team"? It does not say "investigation". It says "instigation". We instigate (start) incidents.
That may not be entirely mature either, but I would be careful about picking on people with illnesses and injuries.

You'll get more laughs -- and girls -- with something light and funny, like my "Command Center and Tea Parlour". I think.
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Nice Elliot. I was thinking along those same lines for the paint scheme above my wheel wells also.

And remember,

When you think that you're in danger,
When you're threatened by a stranger'
When it looks like you will take a lickin'
You will never need to worry, if you call out in a hurry
And look down the road for,
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You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred. . .
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Re: The Millicent Chronicles; two foot roof raise, big tailgate

Heck, I've got a trunk in my Crown which is holding two Coleman A/Cs, a 45 gallon fresh water tank, tools, and parts for my conversion. I really like the storage.

If I didn't have the trunk, I would probably think of another way to provide storage (besides, using the under carriage).
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Re: The Millicent Chronicles; two foot roof raise, big tailgate


Quote:
...the whole hood of a Peterbuilt, install it on the front, and use it for storage.
You want Millicent to look like this, do you?





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Here we go. I've had an eye out for something like this.



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