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safetymike77
Posted 2022-01-26 7:46 PM (#618810)
Subject: Any of the old crowd left?



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I am joining the family again with a 59 Plymouth suburban. Who all is here from the old days? Time to check in, as this gent is finally getting excited about a car again, and that has taken a while for sure.
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hemidenis
Posted 2022-01-27 12:04 AM (#618812 - in reply to #618810)
Subject: Re: Any of the old crowd left?



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welcome back Mike. How old are you talking about? personally i remember sending you a couple customers w/ Torqueflite to repair and i purchased your 61 Grille!
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safetymike77
Posted 2022-01-27 12:08 AM (#618813 - in reply to #618810)
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Well, it has been a while for sure. I guess just seeing who is still around.
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I GOT FINS
Posted 2022-01-27 12:32 AM (#618814 - in reply to #618810)
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Mikie where have you been for so long ?
I know that you must have a real good hiding place for as big a guy that you are you can't hide just anywhere
A suburban ?
Did you increase the size of your family?

any way nice to see ya back ! !
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60 dart
Posted 2022-01-27 1:16 AM (#618815 - in reply to #618810)
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Edited by 60 dart 2022-01-27 1:19 AM
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wizard
Posted 2022-01-27 2:28 AM (#618818 - in reply to #618810)
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Welcome back Mike!
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57plymouth
Posted 2022-01-27 7:26 AM (#618821 - in reply to #618810)
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I'm not here. Or maybe I am. I don't really know.
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1960fury
Posted 2022-01-27 10:08 AM (#618824 - in reply to #618810)
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I'm still here, "OE" member since 98/99 but reduced my activities to almost nothing, due the way this site is run, especially since I know this is in compliance with Dave.
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normsclassicradio
Posted 2022-01-27 12:42 PM (#618826 - in reply to #618810)
Subject: Re: Any of the old crowd left?



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Yep, still here. Or back anyway. Don't have the 62 Newport wagon anymore, but have a 64 Dodge 880. Kind of a leftover forward look body, just no fins..
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Powerflite
Posted 2022-01-27 6:59 PM (#618830 - in reply to #618810)
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None of us are left, we are all right now.
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Rebels-59
Posted 2022-01-28 1:21 PM (#618853 - in reply to #618810)
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Good to see you back Mike,, Been a while,, Hope you are doing well and life has improved for you,,

Clive
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safetymike77
Posted 2022-01-28 1:49 PM (#618854 - in reply to #618810)
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Hanging in there. Been selling cars now for 6 years. Way less stressful. Still live in Ripon, WI. Been busy, and I have been back and forth through several cars. Just have the 1971 Dodge Polara 4 door hardtop and the 59 burban I am buying. Looking forward to warmth so I can start to work on that one.

I don't know how many of us are left, but we should do a sort of Tulsa reunion. Lol
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FURY
Posted 2022-02-03 10:29 PM (#619031 - in reply to #618810)
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I'm still here and going strong! (Well as strong as can be under the extreme left wing socialist government that we now have, during this scam-demic....). Currently I am not allowed to work, not allowed into restaurants or bars, not even allowed a haircut. My how things have changed!
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big m
Posted 2022-02-04 10:16 AM (#619038 - in reply to #618810)
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Good to see you here, Mike!!

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jboymechanic
Posted 2022-02-04 2:55 PM (#619047 - in reply to #618810)
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Some of us are still here, but many on FB (which I can't stand).
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1960fury
Posted 2022-02-04 5:55 PM (#619057 - in reply to #619031)
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FURY - 2022-02-03 10:29 PM

I'm still here and going strong! (Well as strong as can be under the extreme left wing socialist government that we now have, during this scam-demic....). Currently I am not allowed to work, not allowed into restaurants or bars, not even allowed a haircut. My how things have changed!


Same over here in Germany, same situation for me.
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Chrome58
Posted 2022-02-05 8:30 AM (#619069 - in reply to #618810)
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Rebels-59
Posted 2022-02-05 8:34 AM (#619070 - in reply to #619057)
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Please keep this Thread about its Topic of Who is still about on the Forum,,

Thread Has been Alerted to possible Politics content?Bashing .. But after reading content i feel it was not Promoting Politics etc,, Although Mods will be watching for future mention of such subject , So letting this Thread continue as to not cause arguments about Censorship,,

All i ask is we keep it Family/Fins and Forwardlook,, Its good to see long term members returning and others still being here,, Have a Great Weekend everyone ..

Clive
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safetymike77
Posted 2022-02-05 9:27 AM (#619072 - in reply to #618810)
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I am pretty anxious to get started on the suburban. It was a guy's project car. He got the body shell done, seats, and some other work, but it petered out. He told me his plan was to have it done by the time his son went to prom. His son is now 37. He ended up going on a long term buying spree though and bought tons of parts. Took me two trips to get all the parts. The back seat of my CrewMax Tundra was completely full above the head rests, plus the bed full on both trips. The second one I also took at 6X12 Uhaul trailer, and that was level to the rails. My garage is full with all the spares. I have enough of some parts to build like 10 cars, and enough of some to just build 2...

In November of 2020, I tore up my right shoulder while bench pressing 225. The long head of my bicep detached, and it ended up shredding my whole shoulder. I had what is called an SCR repair in December of 2020, but honestly, I am just now feeling somewhat normal after that. Pretty much took an entire year off of wrenching on anything because of it. I have had very limited power, and at times, my bicep feels like it is doing flips in my arm. That is happening less and less now. I have my mobility in the shoulder back, but power is still not 100% yet. I am looking forward to working on this one though, as I need to prove I can do it yet!

Its been a rough couple of years......
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Powerflite
Posted 2022-02-05 11:13 AM (#619076 - in reply to #618810)
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Wow, that really sucks Mike. I've never heard of that happening before. The suburban sounds like a great project, keep us posted. I think the '59-'60 Plymouth and '60-'61 Chryslers are the best looking wagons made.
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FURY
Posted 2022-02-05 9:15 PM (#619105 - in reply to #619070)
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I presume this warning is directed at me. Feel free to delete my comment if it offends anyone. I was merely stating what perhaps is obvious, and I acknowledge in hindsight that it is not FWDLK related. I do like the fact that the FWDLK site is not political in any way and that there are snowflakes hiding everywhere just waiting to be offended by something. (shoot there I go again??)

QUOTE]Rebels-59 - 2022-02-06 12:34 AM

Please keep this Thread about its Topic of Who is still about on the Forum,,

Thread Has been Alerted to possible Politics content?Bashing .. But after reading content i feel it was not Promoting Politics etc,, Although Mods will be watching for future mention of such subject , So letting this Thread continue as to not cause arguments about Censorship,,

All i ask is we keep it Family/Fins and Forwardlook,, Its good to see long term members returning and others still being here,, Have a Great Weekend everyone ..

Clive
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Rebels-59
Posted 2022-02-06 6:21 AM (#619112 - in reply to #618810)
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Hey Sid,,
Calm down mate,, Thread was Alerted and i decided it was the Post OK , not needing a Edit or Removal,, SO i didnt jump on anything,, No Dictatorship , Kept this thread on topic as it was intended .. Clive

Hey Glenn,, Yes it was you post Alerted,, Because of you mentioning Political view of your goverment,, But i realise it was not you pushing politics , so your post remained, and this Thread remained on Topic with No Edits,,

See, Moderators can Indulge in Posts and Keep Threads open without Edit,, I cannot control Members hitting Alerts, and each Alert is acted on by Merit and Substance, ,, So no need to continue discussion here about this Alert,, if you wish to PM me , i will gladly continue topic privately, as dont want this Thread to be Derailed, causing Edits to clean whole thread up,,

Clive ,,
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Rebels-59
Posted 2022-02-09 1:18 PM (#619219 - in reply to #619112)
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Rebels-59 - 2022-02-06 11:21 AM

See, Moderators can Indulge in Posts and Keep Threads open without Edit,, I cannot control Members hitting Alerts, and each Alert is acted on by Merit and Substance, ,, So no need to continue discussion here about this Alert,, if you wish to PM me , i will gladly continue topic privately, as dont want this Thread to be Derailed, causing Edits to clean whole thread up,,

Clive ,,


Deleted a Post on here which was Alerted , and was definitely a derail and name calling,, AGAIN READ my post i have quoted,, If anyone has a Issue then use PM , Not derailing a thread,, as it will only end with your posts being deleted,

Clive
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safetymike77
Posted 2022-02-21 7:28 PM (#619648 - in reply to #618810)
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Was worried about the old guy who owned it passing before I could get the main wagon here, so I now have it at my place. Any of yall have Facebook? I would love to add you if I don't have you as a friend already. I don't visit here often.
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FURY
Posted 2022-02-22 6:44 PM (#619690 - in reply to #619648)
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Hi Mike. I'm not sure if you are on my Facebook friends list or not. What name do you go by on Facebook?
Glenn.
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safetymike77
Posted 2022-02-23 7:47 PM (#619744 - in reply to #618810)
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Not 100% sure how to find a link, but my name on there is Mike Bond and I live in Ripon, WI
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FURY
Posted 2022-02-23 8:16 PM (#619745 - in reply to #619744)
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Ha I see you there in an old friend request from 7 (!) years ago. I ignore most of them, it's hard enough keeping up with the daily newsfeed.
I've added you now.
Glenn.
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Fintail and Son
Posted 2022-06-27 8:28 PM (#622425 - in reply to #618810)
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Only in my mind, and by my age. do I relate to 'the old crowd'. I joined The Forward Look around Christmastime 2007; but had been lurking for many, many years prior to that. So,. I'm familiar with all your names and I can't tell you guys how often I benefitted from your advice and comments! My heart sank a lot when Neil passed on, and my interest took a hit. I only periodically checked in. Got some interest back when Dave D500Boy became real active (I am, after all, a '56 dodge afficionado). I wonder how many guys fit into my mold? Well, I guess I'll go back to lurking, and observing, for now. Be well, everybody!
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56D500boy
Posted 2022-06-27 9:19 PM (#622426 - in reply to #622425)
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Fintail and Son - 2022-06-27 5:28 PM
Only in my mind, and by my age. do I relate to 'the old crowd'. I joined The Forward Look around Christmastime 2007; but had been lurking for many, many years prior to that. So,. I'm familiar with all your names and I can't tell you guys how often I benefitted from your advice and comments! My heart sank a lot when Neil passed on, and my interest took a hit. I only periodically checked in. Got some interest back when Dave D500Boy became real active (I am, after all, a '56 dodge afficionado). I wonder how many guys fit into my mold? Well, I guess I'll go back to lurking, and observing, for now. Be well, everybody!


Fred: Good to see you post again. I just sent you a private message here with my home email address. I want to do your IBM card interpretation (if you ever got it).

Dave F.
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