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Old 05-09-2016, 10:50 PM   #2368
Peter B
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City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Vessel Name: Now boatless - sold 6/2018
Vessel Model: Had a Clipper (CHB) 34
Join Date: Jun 2008
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Originally Posted by Art View Post
Since professional rebuild to orig specs: Has first 5K mi on 430 cid, 10.5 to 1 cr, 490 fpt, 360 hp Wildcat engine. Broke her in correctly... She screams now when I let her loose!

130K miles total on the car; 49 yrs old this year.
Art, I'm sure you love her, but over here we used to call all those kinds of cars, "Yank Tanks".
We Antipodean car lovers favour something a little more sophisticated...like my 26 year old precious below, which is a 1990 model, and I still drive her every day...guess what it is..? Sorry re thread hijack...he started it...
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