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I scored on new years eve, but not with my wife

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rdemilt, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. rdemilt
    Joined: Jan 12, 2009
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    from so florida

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    So I think I scored on new years eve, I saw these heads at a friends shop a few weeks ago, he said a widow dropped them off looking to sell them. I thought what the heck they would look cool hanging on the garage wall if nothing else so I offered all I had in my pockets, a mere $40.00. New Years Eve my friend called to say the widow took my offer. Although I dont own a flathead and dont know if I ever will, I left with a big smile.

    There are a few damaged fins and a couple of the chambers have remains of a broken piston or valve.
     
  2. MarkzRodz
    Joined: Sep 12, 2009
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    Are you an Investor?,,lol.
     
  3. I'll double your money right now. ;-)
     
  4. Straightpipes
    Joined: Jan 25, 2006
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    Hang em' in the living room.
     

  5. oldpaint
    Joined: Jul 25, 2009
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    Way to go! I'm sure I scored on New Years eve, but it's been a few years!
     
  6. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
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    Nice score! Is the damage bad enough that they can't be used? $40 is ultra cheap!!Time to find a 24 stud flatty to put 'em on.
     
  7. Ice man
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    To much information for me.
     
  8. TomP64
    Joined: Dec 10, 2008
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    from Vancouver

    You didn't finish your beer!

    Too bad you got stuck with those old heads, i'm feeling charitable and will give you the whole $40 for them.
     
  9. pwschuh
    Joined: Oct 27, 2008
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    Neato! Pics of the other sides, please :)
     
  10. gonzoengineer
    Joined: Dec 8, 2009
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    Ooo, very cool. They will make for nice decor in the garage, and if you do ever end up with a flathead-powered car, you'll be ready to go.
     
  11. 76ironhead
    Joined: Mar 12, 2009
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    score you cant do much better than that.
     
  12. Scott F.
    Joined: Aug 9, 2006
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    Nice. Any idea what they are really worth?

    Anyone?
     
  13. DMFB
    Joined: May 22, 2009
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    I scored with my wife.....but I would have rather have gotten head.....I mean heads. HAHAHAHA
     
  14. 333 Half Evil
    Joined: Oct 16, 2006
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    gettin head for $40....on new years to boot!!! I gotta move to Florida.


    OH WAIT....how old was the widow? Was the widow a woman? This could be a wierd deal right here!!!
     
  15. rdemilt
    Joined: Jan 12, 2009
    Posts: 135

    rdemilt
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    from so florida

    so here are pictures of the chamber sides.

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    MarkzRodz, wanted to know if i'm a investor - yep i am now :)

    mctim64, offered to double my money - no thanks

    Straightpipes, wants me to hang them on the living room - I already have a grill for my 55 f-100 hanging above the window. it was put there by my son and I as a joke to my wife. It backfired she actually likes it, so now I need to buy another grill to finish my truck.

    cutlass66dude, wanted to know if the damage is repairable - I worked in a automotive machine shop for years in my 20's, ive seen much worse damage get repaired, but i'm hanging them on the wall for now so i'm good.

    TomP64 noticed I didnt finish my beer, waste not want not ... I used it to brush my teeth this morning.

    pwschuh wanted pictures of the other side - here they are.

    Scott F. wanted to know what they are worth - as the buyer 40 bucks, as a seller I dont know.
     
  16. chevy3755
    Joined: Feb 6, 2006
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    some people have all the luck.............
     

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