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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2009, 06:53:41 AM »
Gee, I live in Elma--that's only about 25 miles further away...

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« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2009, 07:43:40 AM »
Well Bob I lived in Liberal from 1990 till 2000. I now live in Dodge City. I was hoping to find someone in the general area to hang out with. Maybe I will just have to start my own Lister following for western KS. By the way Liberal has changed a bunch. Of course Dodge has changed and is getting to change even more. We will be getting a casino by the end of the year. YEA.  :) :)
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« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2009, 07:51:07 AM »
Bob I read you post a little better and noticed you grew up in Wichita. I was born and reised in Wichita. Moved out in the early 70's and have never had any desire to move back. If I read right when you move back you probably wont need all of your cool stuff. I know someone in Dodge looking for more toys. lol  Let me know when you move you might need someone with a strong back and week mind. Mike
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« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2009, 11:25:28 AM »
worked and lived in wichita for a couple years, but grew up in a little town NNE of there
about 60 miles, Florence.

left there in '78 and swore i would never return

i shouldn't ever say that!

shoulda said, "i would rather not return"

:)

not sure its a wise move however, the little town is about to blow away
i think all is left is the postoffice and little if anything else.

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« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2009, 07:44:11 PM »
I ordered an international PU from there. The order was cancled because they quit making them. I had a boss when I worked at Heston KS that lived there. Evertt Cress I believe is how his name was spelled. He was a good guy to work for. i believe he is dead now. Your right Florence has just about dried up. That would be a good town to live off grid. You would probably have it better than most people around there. Mc Pherson and Newton are not far away. Lots of hunting and fishing in that area. Bob did you see my question about Lovejoy couplers. I will look to see if you answered. Have a "GREAT DAY".
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« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2009, 11:22:57 PM »
my other thought was toward the center of chase county,  a guy could get lost there pretty easily.

everett cress rings a bell, i can't quite remember him, but will ask my dad.

so you ordered an IH pickup for rodney williams there at williams IH service in florence?

yes they quit making and selling the IH pickups in '75 and the scouts in '80 or '81

hell for stout old trucks they were, and still are if you can find a good one.

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« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2009, 03:03:29 AM »
I think IH had a great PU but trying to hold them together was a challenge. I was told EPA had something to do with thier demise. Dont know if that was true. I think that was also VW beetle dmise. A great vehicle. I have aquestion. I am a big suporter of breast cancer awareness. I work at the medical building at Dodge during the rodeo. There is a big push for tuff enough to wear pink. This is nation wide. Our hospital is a big suporter with several money events yearly. I thought of this idea today and you have to promice not to laugh. I guess I am probably the only lister owner in the area. There is a dealer about 80 miles away but I am not sure they really sell many. I saw a lister painted quite different than most engines. My idea is to get a single, hopefully fairly small and sandblast it and paint it pink. I would suppose there should be paint out there that would work for this. Then get the smallest gen set and hook up a light board with the phrase TUFF ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK. I would have this at all of the events running diring he events. I would advertise the listre engine and its dependability for a power plant. So this is open to everyone. First does anyone have a good idea what would be the best engine to use and where to find one real cheap. This will have to be carried on a small trailer so a TON of crete will not be an option. I would like to have this ready by next spring when the first event starts. It is a 24 hour walk a thon. this is just an idea and it always gives people a warm fuzzy feling when they might donate something for a good cause. I am not able to give a tax deduction for this. Ideas dont cost much. If nothing else I will do this on my own because my wifes mother died of breast cancer and I have had several friends die of it. i also know sveral people who are survivors. Mike
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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2009, 05:07:58 AM »
yes it was our beloved epa that killed the IH pickup
starting in '76 they would have had to qualify under the car standards and not truck standards they
had been under previously.
IH could see no reason to sink the money into making them compliant, although they did
for another 5 years or so with the scout.

it might have been because the 392 was not offered in the scout, and was a big seller in the pickup
and they probably figured they could not sell enough of the 304 and 345 powered pickups.

that 392 would go like hell if it was setup properly
and outpull a 454chev or a 460ford

as for a pink engine? no idea what you might use in your area, not sure what might be available
maybe look to the oil field guys for a hit/miss engine or similar?

my mother survived breast cancer twice, twenty years apart, and is still to busy to drop
my heart goes out to anyone fighting these terrible diseases

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« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2009, 03:44:57 AM »
   I bet I'm the onlyest guy in WV with a listeroid. Where is kansas????

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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2009, 04:06:32 AM »
link below
« Last Edit: September 01, 2009, 04:11:02 AM by panaceabeachbum »

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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2009, 04:10:31 AM »
All I can see is:

"Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /wwwboard/messages/3050765.html on this server."

What am I doing wrong? ???





found it , here are the pics that started this thread

http://www.syty.net/forums/showthread.php?t=48034

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« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2009, 04:13:58 AM »
round and round we go, where we stop nobody knows!

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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2009, 05:54:35 AM »
Dail I live in the great town of Dodge City. Home of Wyatt Erpp and several other great marshals. Gun Smoke, and soon to have casino. Mike
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Re: Now Bob... you know we're neighbors... I'd be happy to help you out...
« Reply #28 on: September 04, 2009, 06:16:43 PM »
I didn't know the original link at the start of this thread had been moved.

It's now been updated on the first post and below for those that didn't get to see it.

http://www.t137.com/archives/wwwboard305/messages/3050765.html

I went back to view it this morning for something to laugh at...

Enjoy,

Steve