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Tech Week Winner

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Paul, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. Paul
    Joined: Aug 29, 2002
    Posts: 15,336


    Man what a great bunch of threads this time!
    almost impossible to choose just one winner,

    read and reread most of them two and three times
    after much thought and discussion
    we have narrowed it down to one.

    This thread is in my mind what the HAMB is about,
    working on old parts in a no nonsense practical way
    taking some good old junk and making it right again,
    documenting the whole process along the way.

    Thanks for this fine example of vintage automotive repair
    I have no doubt many will use and appreciate this information.

    and the winner is....
    Flathead Youngin'

    for his
    Stromberg Emulsion Tube Removal thread

    expect Ryan to let us know what special goodies you have won!

    and thanks everyone that posted tech threads this go around
    we had some truely outstanding threads, the buffing thread, the mag welding thread, the electro derusting, dimple die, crimp connectors threads and more, man, what a list, all excellent threads

    thanks again everyone

    I love this place!
  2. 29ZZ4FORD
    Joined: Aug 2, 2006
    Posts: 61

    from NWFLA

    Congrat's youngin!!

    Lots of great tech this time guys. One day I may have something to add.
  3. Congrats! Well deserved.
  4. BJR
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
    Posts: 6,887


    I Loved the artical and I don't even own a flathead or a carb like that! Brian

  5. damnfingers
    Joined: Sep 22, 2006
    Posts: 1,287


    What he said...:D
  6. What they both said!!

    Very cool tech winner...hell, I wouldn't like to have been the one to choose a winner!

  7. publicenemy1925
    Joined: Feb 4, 2007
    Posts: 3,187

    from OKC, OK

  8. MercMan1951
    Joined: Feb 24, 2003
    Posts: 2,654


    I didn't even know what the hell an 'Emulsion Tube' was, nor will I ever likely find out. The pics were good, and it was a well done write up. Congrats!
  9. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 48,656


    emulsion tube = something that hides a lot of crap in a 97 carb and needs to be removed to clean the crap out.

    great tech piece!
  10. Congratulations FY, you deserve it!
  11. povertyflats
    Joined: Jan 8, 2007
    Posts: 8,282

    from Missouri

    I liked Kiwi Kev's homemade tool post but Flathead Youngin has the best avatar!
  12. Flathead Youngin'
    Joined: Jan 10, 2005
    Posts: 3,662

    Flathead Youngin'

    What?? I can't take the credit for this.....I just put it together.....

    I learned this from several places; MSN Flathead, Fordbarn and here.

    AND, Bruce Lancaster is in on this too......he and I had another one I just didn't make it.....seriously......Bruce was the brains!

    thanks....i guess i really don't know what to say.....i have SO much respect for the knowledge here, that in my mind, my techs couldn't even come close to the others......(just look back at my mediocre attempts!)

    thanks, bruce!
  13. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 48,656


    it's not just having the knowledge, it's also about being able to share it effectively
  14. Congrats.

    A great article and the most important part was that it served a need - in educating us about emulsion tubes - that many of us didn't realize we needed.

    I'm betting there's gonna be more than a few 97 fed engines that will run better in the future.

    Good on ya....
  15. nukeGM
    Joined: Apr 27, 2007
    Posts: 103


  16. moefuzz
    Joined: Jul 16, 2005
    Posts: 4,950


    Not sure what the prize is?

    But I'll Pass along a "FLATABOY" award ...

    One of em was recently left here on my desk by accident ..

    anyways I was told to 'pass it along' to those who have gone over and above the call of Flathead V8 Duty.

    I take a bow in your honour...
    Kudos and Congradulations Flathead Youngin',

    And BTW, A Really Big Cheers on the -> MULTIPLE <- different tech posts this year,

    You covered repairs on the 97's from at least 2 Different Angles -"And Then Some"......

    That not just Good tech,

    That's Best Tech


    (Click For Link)

  17. Rusty
    Joined: Mar 4, 2004
    Posts: 9,449


    COngrats, definalty something we can all use out in our shops


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