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Old 03-19-2017, 06:06 PM   #1
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This was for about 5 hours today covering 350 miles home, so 700 miles this past weekend. Get out and enjoy them! Yes, I wish I had an O/D trans, but for now I'll keep running my 3.70, 4spd car up and down the interstates as it is.

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That's KPH by the way. 3.55 rear and a 3spd auto.
only ever "ran out of gear" once
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That's KPH by the way. 3.55 rear and a 3spd auto.
only ever "ran out of gear" once
Pretty cool to see an KPH speedo! And just for the record, on mine, the speedo reads a little fast so I was going about 75 in a 70 zone.
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:35 PM   #5
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This is the fastest I'll let my wife drive my car.
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:47 PM   #6
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This is the fastest I'll let my wife drive my car.
My wife enjoys driving mine, so I encourage it. She wants a classic car of her own so we're working on it.
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That would have been a long 350 mile trip for me today, haha!
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This was for about 5 hours today covering 350 miles home, so 700 miles this past weekend. Get out and enjoy them! Yes, I wish I had an O/D trans, but for now I'll keep running my 3.70, 4spd car up and down the interstates as it is.
Yep...I got 3:70s in mine....Know the feeling....
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At that speed yes would have been a very long trip.
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Don't forget that city driving can't go too crazy with the speed.
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Brought the '82 out of winter storage today and it was a great day for a spirited drive on the interstate getting her home. Only 70 miles, driveway to driveway for where I store her but fun with the tops out and all, nonetheless! I only have a two car garage at our house so I winter them over from Dec to mid-March each year at our lake house garage so my wife's SUV can be inside and I don't have to scrape ice off the windows on the cold mornings. The Sequoia is back on the driveway until December! Happy cruising in 2017 guys and gals!
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Drove 250km (~150 miles) to a Hillclimb yesterday, it was pouring rain the whole way there. Had 4 competition runs on the very wet and comically slippery track, then turned around and drove the 250km home again...

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Yeah, I can't compete with your long road trips, and then thrashing on the drag strip!
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Still snow , salt and crap on our roads. Have a ride for us up north
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