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wku88

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  • Location Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Full Name Todd Gipson

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  1. wku88 added a post in a topic Century Coronado   

    You're welcome, Chris. Thank you for the correction on the steering wheel. The boat belongs to my boss. His father had it, and several years after he passed, my boss restored it. Over 5 figures in chrome on that tub! The kit engine has some V-6 Hemi, but this boat has a 327 AMC (converted to marine use by Gray Marine) that originally had two 2bbl sidedraft Carters. Now has a Holley 4bbl.
  2. wku88 added a topic in All the Rest   

    Century Coronado
    Some 1:1 pics of a Century Coronado. The kit is different in a couple areas-- the prow is different with the "pig nose", the back seat upholstery detail is totally off, and inconsistent with the other seats, and the dash layout needs to be scraped off and sanded. Thankfully, the gauge decals appear to be accurate. This particular boat does not have the hardtop.  Also, the real steering wheel came from a '59 Lincoln. The kit piece is nowhere close. Enjoy!
     
     





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  3. wku88 added a post in a topic Fiat/Chrysler won't build cars in the US anymore   

    Actually, Art, the Mercedes that AMGeneral are building are Chinese market only R-class. We (MBUSI in Tuscaloosa, AL) are still the only plant that builds the GLE and GLS as well as most US market C-class sedans. We had to contract Mishawaka to build the R class to free up capacity for the others.
  4. wku88 added a post in a topic List your favorite cars of all time   

    55-56 Continental MKII
    59 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner
    64 Thunderbird
    65 Impala SS
    65-70 GT350
    Boss Nine
    Boss 302
    Lambo Muira
    250 GTO
    69 Super Bee
    68-73 Corvette
    AMC The Machine, S/Crambler, AMX with the GO! Package....pick any one
     
    The Muira would be the pick if I could only choose one, the top three would be it, the Continental, and the Super Bee
  5. wku88 added a post in a topic Unleaded15... is this stuff any good?   

    Yes, it will run fine. You will see a slight decrease in fuel mileage, but it will run ok. Your engine's computer will make sure of that.
  6. wku88 added a post in a topic #98 Ford GT 40   

    http://www.fordimages.com/perl/collection.pl?productTypeID=57&collectionID=1082&pgNumber=1&seeAllImages=1&itemsPerPage=-1
  7. wku88 added a post in a topic Is this too many models   

    That would be a good start. Hiya, Mike! ( Todd 55 from zrxoa)
     
  8. wku88 added a post in a topic Hey Moebius   

    Gladiator pickups would be awesome!
  9. wku88 added a post in a topic 1/25 First Gear 1938 International pickup   

    The Hess station by me has these now. $20
     
  10. wku88 added a post in a topic Favorite Obscure or Discovered Music Album   

    After 35 years, yeah, it's obscure.  BLAH_BLAH_BLAH_BLAH fine album though. Punk meets Jazz and killer lyrics.
     
     
  11. wku88 added a post in a topic One Hit Wonders   

    How about this one?
     
  12. wku88 added a post in a topic Anybody into rockabilly?   

    Junior Brown and Reverend Horton Heat are pretty good too.
  13. wku88 added a post in a topic 69 Ford pickup and camper   

    Nice work! Where did you get the KY plates? I'm not sure you know, but KY has never had front plates.
  14. wku88 added a post in a topic Historic Racing Miniatures Cobra Daytona Coupe   

    I'm guessing the only one without meatballs is the Phil Specter car?
     
  15. wku88 added a post in a topic Had to share this with you. Some great thinking going on here.   

    You guys have evidently never seen The Original Ramchargers Plymouth.
    Pipes from the funny pages.