Joe Handley

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  • Location We-Go, Chitown, Ill
  • Full Name Billy Joe

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  1. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What Irked You Today?   

    Most of the vehicles who's drivers I've had issues with in the last year have predated $2.00/gallon gas, one I'm pretty sure was reading a book while driving in snow late at night!
  2. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What Irked You Today?   

    After tonight, it would be nice if people just used their mirrors and put their heads on swivel from time to time...........just a wee bit of situational awareness, it's all I ask and I'm sure any of the motorcycle riders on here will agree!
  3. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What Irked You Today?   

    Nearly got sideswiped my a pre touchscreen Pontiac Sunfire while heading home from a DQ run for Dad and myself.  Apparently the driver didn't notice me coming up from behind on her right..........at around the posted limit!  Luckily I had plenty of paved shoulder work with and tires that respond extra, extra well to steering inputs............
  4. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Concerning the NHRA TV lineup   

    If NHRA was truely interested in getting racing on the tracks, maybe do something to make drag racing more accessable.  More tracks, more open days at said tracks, maybe make things more affordable.  For me, Route 66 is the closest of the three at what Google claims is only a 45 minute drive, why not set up something like take over a local street or runway with the help of the the towns/countys/LEOs like they did back in the  early days..........or like Discovery/Street Outlaws currently does.
    I'm more interested in seeing a RoadKill and Mighty Car Mods teamup.
  5. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Concerning the NHRA TV lineup   

    They do seem to have better racing than NHRA any more.............maybe that's part of the reason NHRA had their little tantrum over the show
  6. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Another reason to like older cars!   

    There are about 1.4million UConnect vehicles that can be hacked, and Chrysler is already taking care of those, not sure what is going on with the Ram buyback, and the Jeep thing is utter BS to me.
  7. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What Irked You Today?   

    Be glad youndon't one of the new U Connect Access equipped Mopars then Harry, one more thing to update, I've heard that it can take anywhere from 20-45 min to run that in a 2015 200!
  8. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    yup, a dead corner got crunched, only flaw I could find was a rear wheel center looked to have been punched through, which had to have been done as it was being taken from the tool.
  9. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Concerning the NHRA TV lineup   

    Oh, they're moving into the 1980s EFI "tech" now....................
  10. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What Irked You Today?   

    I don't know what it is about modern appliances, but my parents have a freezer Mom's parents bought 50 years ago and so long as the lid stays shut (not usually a problem, a STRONG magnet holds it shut), things stay very cold.  Right next to it is the fridge they bought when they first moved here in the early 70's, same thing and is a spare.  Since then, we've had one die, and the current one was acting up a while Mom was in Sycamore and has had 2 handles break. The one at work was bought when my old bosses moved the store across town almost 3 years ago, when my new bosses took over the business in March of '14, it stopped cooling much at all so they had to replace a part (don't remember what one) already! We've even been through a couple stoves and dish washers too.  One dish washer was bough when my 33 y/o sister was a baby and it's been replaced twice in the last 12-15 years, the stove I grew up with was bought around the same time the now spare fridge was and also hase been replaced twice since 2000.
     
     
     
  11. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    The HobbyTown I work at, we got 6 scratch and dent pallets in with all sorts of stuff, including a few Vicky's, the one I bought had been crunched bad in one corner and I was able to buy it CHEAP.
  12. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Concerning the NHRA TV lineup   

    Maybe bringing the more common stuff out to play instead.  I'd much rather watch street cars or something that looks like street cars running heads up.
  13. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    Brought home a new issue AMT '32 Vicky in a slightly crunched box for a princely $5!
  14. Joe Handley added a post in a topic Concerning the NHRA TV lineup   

    Maybe add Pro-Mod and get rid of Pro-"Stock",  maybe even go back to their roots and set up some legal drags..........kinda like what is now being done on Street Outlaws........
  15. Joe Handley added a post in a topic What's your next model purchase?   

    I've got a couple of the snap General Lee's and one of the 1/16 kits on order and just ordered one of these cute little Tamiya R/C Suzuki Jimny kits.