Hey all!

Discussion in 'Wet behind the ears??' started by rsmalling, Jun 8, 2012.

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  1. rsmalling

    rsmalling Well-Known Member

    Glad to be a member of this forum! Ive been chking you guys out for while, reading all the interesting posts and what not.

    Im 55 now....(good lord!) but still having fun with working on cars. I'm a self employed automotive mechanic and have been one my entire life. But what can I say, I like oil and grease!

    Im in the process of going through the 425 on my 65 Rivi Gran Sport, SuperWild Cat. Ive had the car for about 15 years and has been a great driver, Just time for a fresh Mill. Here are a few photos of the tear down. I was surprised when I pulled #8 Piston, sometime long ago it was knurled. It showed the most wear, but 020 over is all I have to go to make it right.

    Anyway, just wanted to say hi and Im glad to be here!

    Rob S

    PS This forum is so easy to post pictures! Great Job!
     

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  2. john.schaefer77

    john.schaefer77 Well-Known Member

    Welcome aboard. Nice car, good luck keep us posted..
     
  3. sriley531

    sriley531 M.M.O.G.

    Welcome! Thats a fine looking ride youve got there!
     
  4. tallytony1000

    tallytony1000 Silver Level contributor

    Welcome from N. FL
     
  5. mltdwn12

    mltdwn12 Platinum Level Contributor

    Welcome, from sunny hot Phoenix :TU:
     
  6. elagache

    elagache Platinum Level Contributor

    Welcome! (Re: Hey all!)

    Welcome Rob to V-8 Buick!

    Nice vehicle you've got there!! :TU: Excellent choice of year too!! :laugh:

    Cheers, Edouard :beer
     
  7. Oldskewl59

    Oldskewl59 Silver Level contributor

    Welcome from Kentucky! Love the 65 Riv!
     
  8. bigblockbuick70

    bigblockbuick70 Gold Level Contributor

    Welcome Rob!
     
  9. rsmalling

    rsmalling Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the welcome you guys! You all have some sweet looking Buicks! :3gears:
     
  10. bhambulldog

    bhambulldog 1955 76-RoadmasterRiviera

    Welcome!!
     
  11. gsman

    gsman '67 GS 400

    Welcome from Cleveland!
     
  12. Jeff T

    Jeff T Just a 350... A Buick 350

    Welcome Rob! 55 here as well, where did the time go??
     
  13. rsmalling

    rsmalling Well-Known Member

    Jeff,
    Thanks, dig your quote btw!
    I just hope the next 55 years are as fun as the first 55 were! :laugh::3gears:
     
  14. Briz

    Briz Platinum Level Contributor


    Ditto!! ( Tonys my neighbor, Sort of!!)
     
  15. bhambulldog

    bhambulldog 1955 76-RoadmasterRiviera

    Rob I'm stealing your avatar pic. I hope you don't mind, I have something funny in mind,
    Watch the bench

    (I would say I'm borrowing it. But, I'm not going to give it back!)
     
  16. rsmalling

    rsmalling Well-Known Member

    Hahahah, go for it man! Cant wait to see it! :laugh:
     

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