HAHAHAHA, your bad trail. i made it home finally. got 82 dodge 4x4 off ebay for $191.50, dad bought a 64 pontiac gran prix on the eastern tip of Long Island. when he flew back from europe, he arrived at JFK airport so he could drive the car home. after my plans had changed to go to NYC this weekend, i seen the dodge on ebay. well, why not????? got it. carshed at Robs friday nite, thanks for the hospitality rob n melissa. hows the kitties doing? saturday loaded the dodge up and headed to crowhorses. crow, thanks for the bed and wonderful hospitality. gotta copy that tranny mount when i get feeling better man. sunday after running around the airport for over a hour trying to find where i was supposed to be and other confusions happening while i was there, i finally got my ol man and we headed out. monday morning, we went to the car, hammered off the rear brake line, fixed the tail lights and took off. 100 miles down the road, the tranny crossmember comes loose from the frame on the pass side. rust took care of the frame years ago looks like. sooo we drove it on out of the heart of the citys we were in and around. then noticed my trailer acting funny. well, got to a exit to try to patch the car and as i turn a corner, ZOOOOOOOOMMMMMM, there went a dam wheel n tire off the trailer. dont know why, makes 3rd time i have lost tire n rim off that hub. well, find auto parts house open. they direct us to trailer place. buy some rachet straps at auto parts, go strap up crossmember on car. hooked on tranny mount, wraped all the way up around the door and back down to the tranny mount again. stick a pair of sweat pants on top of the strap to help protect the strap from sharp edges and lift it up a little bit more. off to trailer shop. get there, get 2 new hubs with bearings n head back. get back, wrong dam lug pattern, off to the boat shop again. he gave me 4 3/4 lug pattern hubs when i needed 5 on 5 lug pattern hubs. well, he says 5 on 5 pattern are HARD to get, he hadnt had them in 8 months. asked him if he had some 5.5 on 5 lug hubs. he did, so now im running 1 5.5 on 5 samurai wheel on the trailer and the other 3 are 4 3/4 on 5 large lug chevy wheels. oh well, got home. hit the road, got a hotel then came on home yesterday with nooo problems.
Rob, Melissa and Crowhorse, thanks for the hospitality. was great to see yall again....
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