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Old 04-24-2020, 04:24 PM   #10 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Since most companies only give employees 1 to 3 weeks off per year, yeah you kind of need air travel.
The government can't tax home made fuel, so that was never a long term option.
Also in 1909 it was just about the height of the coal fired steam engine age, using coal gas for lighting, coal for heat, ect. Oil and natural gas was about to become the clean alternative.
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1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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