I got a 327 and 2-speed Powerglide.

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  1. fezz parka

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    More Keg Rocket.

    Feel the rhythm of the 8 cylinders slap.

     
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    Thanks for sharing that.
     
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    duzie Senior Stratmaster

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    Cool beans Fezz!!!
    My Impala also had manual brakes :p
    This song reminds me of my teenage years.
     
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    So did my 59 Ford F100 and my 63 Ranchero.

    Its funny I wrote a song about Chevys. I'm a Ford guy. LOL

    But Powerglide is a better title than Fordomatic.
     
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    Memories..........


    Cast iron Powerglides....
    Aligning the paper gasket and the neoprene half moon....
    When mating the bell and body...
    40 odd years gone(geezer synapses)
    Memories.....
     
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    A Ford man you say :D
    My father was a Ford man as well .
    My first car was a ‘70 Torino.
    I then saved enough money doing Hay on the farm that I was able to purchase my own car .
    A ‘69 Impala for $ 275 :p
     
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    montemerrick no earthly reason why

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    my first car was a 4 door 69 impala... i worked as a life guard two summers to save the $350 - a week after i got my license i hit a tree after losing it in sand. headlights looking at each other...
     
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    Ive built my share of powerglides early in my career. Only wish things were as uncomplicated as a two speed now! Got a couple years left in me building transmissions and mechanical work hopefully.o_O
     
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    that sounds like the rock and roll!!
     
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    I had a '69 Impala with exactly that combo. Paid $400 dollars for it, drove it for seven years. Still a 283 guy, though, push come to shove: they rev nice.
     
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    Were you a guard at the shore ,a lake or a pool ?
     
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    Seamus OReally Buried alive in the blues Gold Supporting Member

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    4-door ‘65 Belair that I bought from my non-driving grandma after grandpa passed away. Blue. Clunky. Not a babe magnet.
     
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    Same here, worked as a lifeguard and bought my first car in 68’, a 64’ Malibu and then lifted it. That car was the only reason that cute lifeguard in that little bikini went out with me....I married her...49 yrs later, still married :cool:

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    a lake, Laurel. Halfway between nowhere and nowhere else in south jersey.
     
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    Thanks Monte...

    Also thanks for recognizing the thread is about the music...not transmissions. LOL
     
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    LOL, indeed.

    but that does remind me of TVC 15
     
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    A Muncie close ratio 4 speed tranny singing as it is taken through the gears with a blueprinted balanced 427 L88 screaming through uncorked headers as the RPM’s rose and the “ton” was left behind us.......It was spectacular music to my ears....:D
     
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    Once again...the Golf Ball theory shows that there's no control once it leaves the tee.

    Threads are golf balls. :)
     
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    I administered and moderated a forum with over 100,000 motorcyclists around the world. We all learned quickly, kinda like you stated, threads are free flowing. It made life on the forum fun.

    I like your golf analogy
     
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    I find it annoying...when you post a song in the My Music Forum...that the thread title is the only thing paid attention to.

    Its kind of insulting not to reference the song ( And the title is the last line of the chorus)...which is the purpose of the post. To only speak about your transmission experiences...and ignore the song...is gooberific. And Gooberism is not fun. It's gooberific. :D

    If I had posted in Sidewinders about whether a Powerglide or a Turbo 350 is better with a 9 inch Ford rear end...then it would make sense.

    The song is about cars...guys who love cars...girls who love cars and the guys that drive them...and the girl's parents who dislike the guys who loves cars and their daughter.

    Kinda classic Rock'n'Roll stuff.