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Old 12-01-2010, 06:10 PM   #46
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We've been running Superchargers.... a 14-71 and a Vortex on it now.. around 12-1300hp.... car has been a best of 261mph....

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Old 12-02-2010, 01:12 AM   #47
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Sweet. Post some more pictures of the motor, if you would...
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Old 12-02-2010, 03:39 AM   #48
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Johnny Pilcher helping me squirt a bit of Nitrous on a Pilot Bushing to make it go in ...at around 1 in the Morning... we were beat... this is one of our Small blocks... the first two are big blocks....

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Old 12-02-2010, 05:23 AM   #49
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you need to strap a passenger seat in it so I can ride along. I dont think sittin on a milk crate would be sufficient.

That would be fun!







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Old 12-02-2010, 05:44 AM   #50
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Very nice set up

Never been over 200MPH, but I've seen 192....on a bike
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Old 12-02-2010, 08:49 PM   #51
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Fantastic report Keith!! Ive done the Houston to El Paso thing during the Fall months a couple of times and the way you described tensing up from the cold is spot on. Ive also had the pleasure of meeting Andy and JT at flaniginns in New Orleans before and they are super cool guys, I hope they do well with the Stinkn Lincoln

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Old 12-03-2010, 06:56 AM   #52
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Wow Nohawk.... Small world...

Andy dropped in while I was there.... He looked really good with a full beard... funny but good, the walk treated him well... ( he walked the whole Appalachian trail )... and JT's was amazing.... the guy just impresses me with his knowledge and passion for things that are simply out there... incredible talent...
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Old 12-03-2010, 05:31 PM   #53
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Thanks guys .. Several very interesting things happened logistically... I really wanted to try and do this from the road.... but I didn't have a lap top or a means of communication with the web.... ( my Cell phone is archaic ) I ended up writing a blog to myself on e-mail to remember the basic's.... So... I've got a couple of Voice recorders and in the future if I do this again I might take one with me....

I had several interesting tid bits and observations that I simply can't remember.... it's sad to loose those....an example that just came to me was sitting on the bike in the brutal cold, ( a couple of mornings before the AeroStich)....( yeah it's that good )).... I was riding along and realized that I was incredibly tensed up... not shivering but TENSED against the cold...... So I forced myself to relax.... simply relax... calm down and let the blood flow.... I also starting thinking of areas on my body that weren't cold and how comfortable they were.... I'll grant you there weren't many... but like my feet were good.... and my chest and back weren't brutal.... so by focusing on the positives and simply relaxing.... I actuallly felt better... not sure I was warmer... but I wasn't hating life... I was enjoying a ride across Teehasss

With the advent of point and shoot technology in cameras.... Mine SUCKS out loud... Several of my friends are professional photographers... they take pictures and simply know and understand how all that works... I just sit back in awe.... I'll give you an of example...



Now to go grab a picture of the bike here in town.... Here's the Famous Bo weevil Monument... Yes Enterprise Alabama has a Town fountain with a Monument to a BUG....


Couple of pic's from my shop with the BMW in it's new Home..... Yes it's a Mess right now... to many scooters and not enough Miles...









and All Good Rides for me start and stop at Stormy's Garage..... Proprietor Scott Korol is a Road racing geek and good friend... he supports my lunacy and is always willing to offer mechanical help and service to the down troden idiot on the road....

a couple more tool chests would help i'm sure.
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Old 12-03-2010, 07:13 PM   #54
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wow..cool ride, and even better bikes, and sheese... Now that's a motor!
Enjoyed the RR!

Anyway, I see the BoWeevil statue is painted and pretty... a few years ago there was a little note in the Honolulu Advertiser that the good citizens of Enterprise were collecting money to clean and fix the momument up a bit... seems only 2 soldiers donated...nice to see it looking spiffy.

When I was stationed at Ft Rucker I rented a room in Enterprise for a while...the property had a swimming pool, but the old lady that owned the place didn't keep it up... the pool was full of frogs.... at least 6" deep over the whole bottom....

We also saw the biggest cockroach ever while driving thru town by the monument... at least 4 cars stopped to let it pass ...
We were afraid if someone ran over it, his big brothers bight come out!

Take care, and ride safe. I guess I didn't cause Enterprise is where I wiped out the side of a Caddy and a Honda 350-4...
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:21 AM   #55
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Nice RR and garage. Good looking Airhead

It's been too long since I took a long ride.
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Old 12-12-2010, 09:46 AM   #56
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Thanks for taking the time to read it..... starting about this time of year I'll read ride reports to keep my spirits up.... it was fun to add one to the fray... even if it wasn't particularly of merit....

I mean.... one turn? not much of a navigational exercise...

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Old 12-12-2010, 10:00 AM   #57
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I mean.... one turn? not much of a navigational exercise...

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More time to take in the scenery

Was just sharing those pics of your garage with my buddy here at work.
You have way too many distractions, pal.
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Old 12-20-2010, 05:31 AM   #58
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Cool report. Live in E'prise too. I think we met at Clarks house at Janas Bday party. That night is still kinda blurry in my mind. BTW,53 aint old!
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:29 AM   #59
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Great report! Maybe someone else on here will do the fly and buy with the BMW if you sell it, and give us another great read.
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Old 12-20-2010, 09:07 AM   #60
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Kieth,

Your writing style made this one of the best RR's I have read yet. Idiot? no ,I think you get it just right.

Thanks for taking us along.
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