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  1. BenL

    Jokes anyone? -

    I don't think Dave Barry's essay about men and women has been posted before: http://web.mit.edu/adorai/www/hesaidshesaid.html He said, she said: A dialogue (in stereotype) by Dave Barry, slightly modified by the Car Talk guys A guy named Roger is driving his girlfriend, Gloria, home from...
  2. BenL

    J-10 for sale

    I wonder if everyone who might have bid on J-10 was at the RM auction where 1016 was being sold (it went for $9,795,000).
  3. BenL

    Here she is...

    Very pretty. If you're using Windows, there's a free program called IrfanView that will let you rotate your photos (and do other stuff). (press 'r' to rotate and then save it) https://www.irfanview.com/
  4. BenL

    P1016

    I knew that 1016 was part of the famous 1-2-3 win at Le Mans in 1966, but I didn't know that it has an automatic gearbox. The estimate is $9-12 million. If it exceeds $11 million, it'll beat the previous record for a GT40 (P/1074 - M.1003) in 2012, which is described at the auction record for...
  5. BenL

    Ex-Strathaven for Sale?

    I got a flyer in the mail with a preview of Bonhams' Goodwood Revival auction in September. It shows lots of pretty cars, including an "ex-Team Strathaven" GT40 (which I think is 1078). The estimate for the GT40 is 2,000,000 GBP. But looking at the Bonhams' website, for some reason the GT40...
  6. BenL

    End of school prom

    What did his mates think of it?
  7. BenL

    RC airplane crosses Atlantic

    Neither did I. Here's a video of it arriving in Ireland. Tam5 - YouTube
  8. BenL

    $12 million MKII?

    Auction page: RM Sotheby's - 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II | Monterey 2018
  9. BenL

    A dilemma (NSFW)

    This makes for a real dilemma.
  10. BenL

    Question Time

    She asked questions about the car that wasn't on the trailer. She claimed the questions were for her 8 year-old son.
  11. BenL

    Jokes anyone? -

    Re: The top 30 children's books you'll never see That should say "Now it's printed on the cover so you can't remove it before giving the book to your friends' kids."
  12. BenL

    Jokes anyone? -

    Re: The top 30 children's books you'll never see If you like those book titles, take a look at "Uncle Shelby's ABZs book" written by Shel Silverstein. I used to buy it for friends that have new born children. When I first saw the book, it didn't have any stickers on the cover. Then...
  13. BenL

    Question Time

    I'm sure this happens to most people in this forum. You pull into the gas/petrol station with an interesting car on a trailer and someone starts talking to you about your car. This evening, I was accosted by a woman at the gas station who recognized my truck and trailer even though I didn't...
  14. BenL

    Rear tire size question and 2"/4" flares......

    For non-DOT tires, Goodyear "Cobra" bia ply tires are nice looking vintage race tires. Front: 26.5x8.0-15 Rear: 26.5x10.0-15 GOODYEAR® RACING TIRES : Vintage Wheels, Mustang, Hot Rod and Muscle Car (read the warnings) You can get them a little cheaper here: SascoSports Inc is a...
  15. BenL

    And now for some entertainment

    Some needs to remind him that the Laws of Physics are supposed to apply to everyone, including him.
  16. BenL

    Gulf toolbox

    Unfortunately, shipping from Australia will probably double the cost.
  17. BenL

    Electric Ferrari

    This article says it's a Porsche G50 gearbox Electric Ferrari 308 GTS gets Porsche gearbox. Blasphemy?
  18. BenL

    Electric Ferrari

    Someone rescued a fire damaged Ferrari 308 GTS from a junkyard and converted it to battery powered. The car was later sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction for $84,700. What has me horrified is not the conversion of a Ferrari to battery power but guy who bought it at the auction is quoted in the...
  19. BenL

    Carburetor Corrosion

    Is this it? Fuel Additives - Carb Defender
  20. BenL

    The Devil's Work

    I found it here on Facebook. (It looks like once I make a post, I can't edit if I didn't add any text).
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