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Art & Inspiration 25 Things to Do Before You Die.

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  1. Jive-Bomber
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    Jive-Bomber submitted a new blog post:

    25 Things to Do Before You Die.

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  2. fordf1trucknut
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    Looks like I am a true gear head....

    The other items I am missing are on my bucket list though.....
     
  3. I ran out of fingers at 10 even if I use my toes I can only go to 20 who the hell could come up with 25 things that you're actually going to accomplish
     
  4. silent rick
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    lonely rookie here
     
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  5. typo41
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    I have been blessed/lucky/worked hard/right place at the right time.
    One of my hero's became a friend
    Been 160 legit
    I developed a niche product
    I weld terrible
    My motors blew up
    Went to GNRS when it was still the Oakland Roadster Show, 1978
    OK I am getting tired of SEMA time for a rest
    I married a pinstriper
    I crewed on a Land Speed team
    I have had bylines (times have changed)
    I flew 13,000 miles to buy a car (yea Ausies do it all the time, but I am a Yank)
    And more,
    But
    Most of this was done after getting the big C notice, so don't ever give up, live your dreams.
     
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  6. raven
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    Scored 13.5. Doing alright so far...
    r
     
  7. porkshop
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    from Clovis Ca

    The HAMB drags are on my list....and I score a twelve on yours....
     
  8. 15 and I checked off several in the last two years working on my 40. I really want to do Bonneville.
     
  9. DesmoDog
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    Almost out of the slow lane, though a couple were on a bike instead of in a car. (And a couple others were both, so...)
     
  10. You missed the one I thought should be first...I had a power of Attorney paper filled out to save kids fighting
     
  11. Well I scored 11, seems like a small block I've been round.
    I have got to do more, Bonneville and the GNRS are high on my list.
     
  12. 49ratfink
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    funny stuff. by this measure I am in the slow lane.
     
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  13. I got 17, Not too shabby for being 29.

    The harder ones are the shows, but I have attended PRI for over 10 years which is Like SEMA without all the 30" wheels and other lame crap. I will be going to TORG and SEMA next year.
     
  14. Speed Gems
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    I've done #1&8.
    Number 26. Go to the Meltdown Drags or some other nostalgia drag event.
     
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  15. Could I get an upgrade based on sheer weight of collected projects and parts?
     
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  16. flyn schlosser
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    Awesome list .I want to learn to weld so bad ..
     
  17. NWRustyJunk
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    Very cool list. I need to get busy.
     
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  18. Jalopy Joker
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    so, is there a special classification for those that have completed everything on YOUR list, and more?
     
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  19. Speed Gems
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    I got Isky and Bones Balogh's autograph a few years ago at the Meltdown Drags does that count as extra credit?
     
  20. Great post. I have most of that filled in, I've been around cars a long time and raced stock cars. I did rub shoulders with some of the greats too. I do need to pick up a MIG welder and do some finer welding.

    After my 2016 very close brush with death, my priorities have changed quite a bit and MORE car stuff is on the horizon.
     
  21. RICK R 44
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  22. Appears I'm a gear head, HRP
     
  23. Tim
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    Think I hit 20. Looks like I need to head west
     
  24. squirrel
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    I can't weld in a straight line, why would I bother picking up a brush? :)

    I'm not too worried about making or sticking to a list...I just keep doing new, fun things with cars. I've still managed to do quite a few on your list.
     
  25. I'm geographically challenged, so unless I win lotto, or find a wealthy woman, I'm screwed.
    The one thing I've always wanted to do, that'll probably never happen, is to ride in a rumble seat.
    My favourite one, was to take a kid for a ride.
    When I first took my flatmates daughter out in the Hudson, she was four, and she started laughing with glee, as soon as we pulled outer the driveway.
    She loves riding in it, and can be quite possessive of it.
     
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  26. Jim ,you just keep doing what you do,believe it or not you have inspired a lot of guys here to do some serious driving road trips. HRP
     
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  27. Didn't you win your class at Hot Rod Drag Week? That's worth like +20 Extra Credit.
     
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  28. badvolvo
    Joined: Jul 25, 2011
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    I'm at 17, BUT I did buy some one shot and a brush!
     
  29. tikiwagon13
    Joined: Feb 23, 2011
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    Scored 16 and counting, couple more planned in the next year or two. (Couple of big road trips)
     
  30. JohnJoyo
    Joined: Feb 19, 2005
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    Great list. Scored a 21 but hope to cross a couple more off the list this year.
     

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