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Old 05-08-2007, 09:09 PM
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Smile Happy Birthday to me....my favorite present

Dateline: May 8, 2007 - Houston, Texas; Today, Officer C. Barber, Esq., on his 46th birthday, achieved FIRST CRANK of his Wankle Rotary engine mounted on the rear of his Velocity SE. While the engine was in no way prepared for starting, the fact that all the wires that were layed with great care per Bob Knuckles Z-14 (dual alt, dual battery) drawings and run to the panel actually worked. The primary switch was turned on, the secondary switch was turned on and then the "crossover" switch was activated. Then the lucky Mr. Barber pressed the starter button and the rotary churned away dutifully. Then he did the same thing several more times.



All the best,

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Old 05-08-2007, 09:29 PM
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Congrats Chris!
You're getting close!

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Old 05-08-2007, 10:36 PM
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I remember those days with the 4 wheeled tire smoking version of build.

Just makes you want to run out in the street and say YEAH!!!

Okay Chris, the truth, how long did it take for you to remove that permasmile off your face.
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Old 05-09-2007, 08:17 AM
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Donno, it hasen't left yet.
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Old 05-09-2007, 09:30 AM
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Old 05-09-2007, 08:20 PM
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Nice, Chris, but that first roar is the sound you'll never forget.
Soon.....
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Old 05-10-2007, 05:33 PM
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