<VV> Evil doth come / seen any Ravens??? (humor?)
Louis C. Armer, Jr.
Tue, 17 Aug 2004 00:18:10 -0400
She is probably just giving you a warning since this didn't occur
last Friday.....................now the 666 is another matter..........
Do you know anyone named Damien ??? <GGG>
"The Devil made her do it"
2:04 AM 8/17/04 -0700, you wrote:
>I *knew* I was screwing up...
>I actually began doing some cosmetic work on my daily driver '60 4-door and
>was told that it was gonna fly apart or something because I dared let
>sandpaper and primer touch its skin.
>Today with 196,666 miles on the clock (I'm not shitting you here) a valve
>seat fell out of one of the cylinder heads just as I passed Automotive
>Paint & Supply Inc on Salem Ave in Roanoke VA... as if it was an Omen or
>something in retribution for the preliminary paint work I'd dared begin.
>After about ten seconds, the seat managed to find its way back into the
>seat pocket and the valve evidently tamped it nicely back into place...
>and the engine ran quietly through the rest of the way to the driveway.
>Now I'm wondering how long before it falls out again... mixed feelings;
>don't want it to fall out but I don't know which head to remove/repair. I
>don't wanna have to remove both of them to find the timebomb seat. And so
>far it's remaining quiet and hasn't done anything wrong. Yet.
>And here I was, getting cocky about hitting 200K on the original engine.
Corvair Atlanta, BOD
CORSA Tri-Membership Chairman