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Projects A good project after a tough week

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by revkev6, May 3, 2019.

  1. revkev6
    Joined: Jun 13, 2006
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    This has been a really rough week for me. I lost my friend and neighbor last week and found out a family friend passed from ALS this morning. After my friends funeral today I decided some garage therapy was in order. Breaking down 5 tires off 16" wheels was pretty cathartic when you dont have a tire machine.
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  2. GordonC
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
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    Nice! Thats the way to deal with loss. Expend every ounce of ugly you feel on something productive, not destructive. Sorry for your loss.
     
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  3. Phil55Kratz
    Joined: Apr 15, 2012
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    Sorry to hear. Good vibes to you.


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  4. robracer1
    Joined: Aug 3, 2015
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    That's an ingenious method to change tires, sorry for the lost of your buddies.
    Every time I can't get in touch with my buddies I always think the worst
     
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  5. 40ragtopdown
    Joined: Jan 13, 2015
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    Sorry for your loss . Working on hot rods can be very therapeutic.
     
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  6. gordspeed
    Joined: Jul 9, 2013
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    gordspeed
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    from Oregon

    Sorry for your losses!
    The first thing that came to my mind when I saw that beautiful Solution was, "I don't need no stinkin' Tire Changer!"
    Hope you have a productive weekend revkev6!
     
  7. JC Sparks
    Joined: Dec 8, 2008
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    from Ohio

    I like when someone can do the job with the tools they have available. Some can visualize, some can not.
     
  8. fuzzface
    Joined: Dec 7, 2006
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    Sorry for your losses. I can relate, I lost 6 close friends to me in Jan., one being my dad. It is good therapy to go out to the shop and do something physical.
     
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  9. OLSKOOL57
    Joined: Feb 14, 2019
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    Very sorry for your loss. Sadly, I feel most of us here can relate to your sadness. Here’s hoping for good memories for you. Hopefully on a lighter note. I would hate to be those wheels and tires about now.
     
  10. fuzzface
    Joined: Dec 7, 2006
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    Yes, everyone can relate to losing someone close to them. it just takes extra wind out of your sale when you lose so many in a short amount of time. Revkev did the right thing, took it out on some tires and kept or tried to keep his mind busy on other thoughts.

    I see new tires in the background waiting.
     
  11. triumph 1
    Joined: Feb 9, 2011
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    triumph 1
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    Sorry to hear about your losses.
    I really like your bead breaker & will definitely try that method, as I don’t own a tire machine either.



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  12. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
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    from Michigan

  13. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
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    41rodderz
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    from Oregon

    Yes .Condolences.:oops:
     

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