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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #150 on: November 23, 2018, 09:34:53 AM »
When I had my chance to buy the SuperSnake it was the whitewalls that blew the deal. Yuk!
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #151 on: November 23, 2018, 12:13:19 PM »
Doug:  i thought you were always a wide white guy sort of guy  living down there in Yonkers
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #152 on: November 23, 2018, 12:30:10 PM »
When I had my chance to buy the SuperSnake it was the whitewalls that blew the deal. Yuk!

shelbydoug,

I don't know you, so I don't know if you're being facetious or not, and I hear you about whitewalls.

But IMHPO, when a feature that I actually don't like at all (WW tires), happens to be historically correct (and exceedingly rare), it rockets right up to the top of the COOL scale for me!

Different, rare, AND historically accurate? NICE!

When I win the Lottery and the Super Snake becomes mine, it shall retain it's made-of-unobtainium, only-NOS-set-on-the-planet, Goodyear Thunderbolt whitewall tires!

But that's just me . . . .

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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #153 on: November 23, 2018, 01:29:25 PM »
^^^^^

Must have been the torque of the 427 cracked the windshield?   :o

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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #154 on: November 23, 2018, 01:32:35 PM »
When I had my chance to buy the SuperSnake it was the whitewalls that blew the deal. Yuk!

shelbydoug,

I don't know you, so I don't know if you're being facetious or not, and I hear you about whitewalls.

But IMHPO, when a feature that I actually don't like at all (WW tires), happens to be historically correct (and exceedingly rare), it rockets right up to the top of the COOL scale for me!

Different, rare, AND historically accurate? NICE!

When I win the Lottery and the Super Snake becomes mine, it shall retain it's made-of-unobtainium, only-NOS-set-on-the-planet, Goodyear Thunderbolt whitewall tires!

But that's just me . . . .



Has this photo been doctored?  Looks like the L/R tire is off the ground, and there might be a wheel of a floor jack visible under the rearend. But there's no suspension droop...so optical illusion or??
Also, the tread of the L/R tire looks strange...like its been enhanced for contrast by the photo processor or something. 
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #155 on: November 23, 2018, 01:44:52 PM »
if the jack is one of the long versions for trucks it would reach to the diff and that would account for the rear suspension not dropping...
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #156 on: November 23, 2018, 01:50:27 PM »
Hell, CS would drive it at top speed with the rearend on a floorjack, big crack in the windshield, bowl of chili on the seat, whatever. 
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #157 on: November 23, 2018, 02:06:14 PM »
I'd change it to the Magstars with small letter Goodyear's, as I'd expect it left the factory.
The white walls on the 10-spokes would make for a nice display along side, but I'm not a fan of them on the car.


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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #158 on: November 23, 2018, 02:37:36 PM »
Hell, CS would drive it at top speed with the rearend on a floorjack, big crack in the windshield, bowl of chili on the seat, whatever. 

...that's funny and probably true.

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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #159 on: November 23, 2018, 03:09:52 PM »
I'd change it to the Magstars with small letter Goodyear's, as I'd expect it left the factory.
The white walls on the 10-spokes would make for a nice display along side, but I'm not a fan of them on the car.


That is a big 10-4  :o .
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #160 on: November 23, 2018, 03:41:13 PM »
When I had my chance to buy the SuperSnake it was the whitewalls that blew the deal. Yuk!

shelbydoug,

I don't know you, so I don't know if you're being facetious or not, and I hear you about whitewalls.

But IMHPO, when a feature that I actually don't like at all (WW tires), happens to be historically correct (and exceedingly rare), it rockets right up to the top of the COOL scale for me!

Different, rare, AND historically accurate? NICE!

When I win the Lottery and the Super Snake becomes mine, it shall retain it's made-of-unobtainium, only-NOS-set-on-the-planet, Goodyear Thunderbolt whitewall tires!

But that's just me . . . .



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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #161 on: November 23, 2018, 04:11:43 PM »
I've always made this personal observation of history in general:

You may not like it. You may not agree with it. But it happened.

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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #162 on: November 23, 2018, 04:20:20 PM »
if the jack is one of the long versions for trucks it would reach to the diff and that would account for the rear suspension not dropping...

How fast is that jack?
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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #163 on: November 23, 2018, 06:57:16 PM »
Not as fast as this 5th wheel, I would surmise:

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Re: MCACN 2018
« Reply #164 on: November 23, 2018, 08:12:10 PM »
Not as fast as this 5th wheel, I would surmise:



OK, seeing this angle, now that earlier pix makes sense.  Rearend on floor jack. Guys installing a fifth wheel.

Someone says "Hey Carroll, go stand by the car and pretend you're getting ready to drive it, for a photo. And who's got his black cowboy hat? Toss it on the hood."
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