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Pigpen

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Re: TRACO Fans
« Reply #165 on: March 15, 2015, 07:53:54 PM »
A little older - a little wiser!

http://www.sunews.net/article.cfm?articleID=643

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Re: TRACO Fans
« Reply #166 on: March 16, 2015, 02:50:10 AM »
Very nice article!

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« Reply #167 on: March 16, 2015, 03:28:10 AM »
Very nice article!

Ditto! Thanks, Pigpen! 
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« Reply #168 on: March 16, 2015, 03:03:50 PM »
I have even more respect for Jim after reading that article.

90+ years old, still doing his thing.

* He smoked 1-2 packs a day his whole life.
* When the dyno was running, almost everyday, the shop was full of exhaust fumes, to the point where it was difficult to breath.
* Everyday for lunch he had his "Jim Special" at the cafe next door, a double cheeseburger, fries and apple pie with melted cheese.
* Whenever he wasn't working, you could find him at his favorite local bar and I never saw him there without a "drinky" (whiskey).

Some of us may live to our 90's no matter how we treat our body.

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Re: TRACO Fans
« Reply #169 on: March 16, 2015, 04:11:39 PM »
Very nice article. 

Yes, hopefully we will all live well into our 90s.
1968 Camaro SS 396 - now 468 BBC, M21, 12 bolt.
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Re: TRACO Fans
« Reply #170 on: March 23, 2015, 03:51:41 AM »

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« Reply #171 on: March 24, 2015, 02:38:53 AM »
Not the greatest photo of those pieces. I was kind of surprised they went that high ($114.50).
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Re: TRACO Fans
« Reply #172 on: March 27, 2015, 12:03:43 AM »
Thanks Chad for starting this great thread I find the posts here  a refreshing upgrade to the giant waste of bandwidth found in the Toy Car section on this site.
Many thanks to Pigpen for taking us behind the scenes at Traco Engineering I find his insight and information some of the best stuff ever posted on this site...... Back in the day we could only dream of having a Traco power plant under the hood of our 67 Camaro

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