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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-27-2010, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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What's the worst part about restoring an old car?

Money? yea that's up there but no.
Parts availability? occasionally maybe but no thats not it either.
Not enough time? ooh that's a big one... try again.





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STINK BUGS!!!

Got 11 of 'em out of one wheel when I was checking the bearings, brakes and such. These things are everywhere at least in SW Virginia and they're driving me crazy!!
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Pfft... Wait till you find a spider.... Atleast stink bugs don't bite.
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I'm with Pissin, spiders are the worst. My body guy got bit by a black widow in his hand, he lived, but couldn't use his hand for a couple months. The brown Recluse's down here will tear you up, and stagnant cars is their breeding ground, the shop had a car come in with over 20 recluses in it, scary stuff.
Stinky bugs are annoying, but..

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Stink bugs don't bother me... Spiders though... *shiver* I don't like 'em.


EDIT:: I'll add something that bugs me though... Waiting for parts that are backordered.
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I'm with Pissin, spiders are the worst. My body guy got bit by a black widow in his hand, he lived, but couldn't use his hand for a couple months. The brown Recluse's down here will tear you up, and stagnant cars is their breeding ground, the shop had a car come in with over 20 recluses in it, scary stuff.
Stinky bugs are annoying, but..
WHAT ??????? and I have a car coming here from there......
That car is staying outside till it's 30 below and they're frozen solid...

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Mitch, that will be next month!........man I hate spiders!



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WHAT ??????? and I have a car coming here from there......
That car is staying outside till it's 30 below and they're frozen solid...
If theres a web, theres a spider... or ten.. Just shoot them with carb cleaner, that does the trick! I've never been bitten, just watch for them and you'll be alright.
Damn, now I have to knock on wood before I get bit.. Knock Knock Knock..

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yea ok, bug for bug spiders are worse but i'm talkin' hundereds, nay thousands, of these critters now making their winter home in my garage and they smell like poo when you squish 'em. NASTY!
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yea ok, bug for bug spiders are worse but i'm talkin' hundereds, nay thousands, of these critters now making their winter home in my garage and they smell like poo when you squish 'em. NASTY!
Well them don't squish them!
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Well them don't squish them!
Amen to that brother!
I usually take them outside and slam them into the driveway.
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