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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jmountainjr, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. 66gmc
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 434

    from saskatoon

    Spending hundreds or even thousands of hours fixing an old junk car is certainly a waste of time, after all they make new ones and they even come with a warranty...
    I am 27 and the majority of my generation spends their free time playing video games, which to me is insanity...I want to have something to show for my time on this earth. Personally I get the most enjoyment out of the tedious/insane tasks when building a car. Ive given up trying to explain "why" to normal people a long time ago, its their loss..
    bobss396, catdad49, deucemac and 2 others like this.
  2. Like sanding louvers, there are tasks that you take a deep breath and dive into. Most of it is putting on your game face and starting off. It usually goes okay once you get going. It was like that when I made the decision to gut the interior on my '59 Ford... gulp...
  3. hfh
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    Posts: 202

    from Western MA

    Please find a way to make it fun. We're only here for a little while........
  4. Atwater Mike
    Joined: May 31, 2002
    Posts: 9,616

    Atwater Mike

    Looking for a louver specialist that sands them after punching them.
    An artizan that does it for the pride of perfection, rather than the added charge. :D
  5. 1-SHOT
    Joined: Sep 23, 2014
    Posts: 1,500


    Personally I think you need more, I DP primed the inside one outside of my decklid before I assembled it . And that is my license platelast picture IMG_0949.JPG IMG_1242.JPG IMG_1622.jpg
    catdad49 and hfh like this.
  6. seb fontana
    Joined: Sep 1, 2005
    Posts: 5,815

    seb fontana
    from ct

    Having been a Toolmaker all my adult life and even in retirement it remains; once a Toolmaker, always a Toolmaker..Which tends to make any project take longer and be more complicated than most would do..
  7. bostonhemi
    Joined: Dec 1, 2011
    Posts: 625


    Does your hot rodding challenge your sanity? hmmm
    It's about the only thing keeping me sane.

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