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 Posted: Apr 28, 2020 08:56AM
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Jim: Quite frankly, l think you might as well be looking for the holy grail

Come up to Ontario in mid Sept and we will look for it at Bronte


Big AL

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I don't think he is still doing the S racer thing. I think we got the last set of red springs he had. I do have a set of S racer reds.
They are a complete set and a take off for a customer. I'll contact him and see if he is interested in breaking the set. Steve (CTR)
Too bad if so. I have a set of blues on mine. I like them pretty well. John was good to work with.

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Big Al, I am still lusting after the yellow Ginetta rear mini engined car that was trailered to the picnic in Magog 2002. Maybe you could find that. Jim

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She turned down a transfer to St Paul MN six months before

Her whole department got pink slipped

I had a good buddy l used to play hockey with still playing old timer hockey @ 81, took a shot on his ankle and now he is in a retirement home - Bummer

yes, Mini prices ate holding up but not much moving and now with the border closed , l’m pretty well out of business

stay healthy


Big AL

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big al,  yes i remember ray,    so very sorry for your loss.      could your daughter have moved to MN?     pretty good company from what i know of them,   lots of folks here working for them.      some of my hockey buddies have organized zoom meetings for when we would normally be on the ice     i am too old and cranky for it,   told them if this hangs on until june 1 i will jump in.     i have been watching classic car prices,  usually when the economy falters lots of folks selling off and prices drop.  no evidence of this just yet.     later  jim

 Posted: Apr 25, 2020 01:43PM
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Brother Big AL will do just fine

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 Posted: Apr 25, 2020 11:15AM
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Getting a little tired of this ICE O LATION, car shows cancelled left & right, no sports might well be in a monastery 

Stay safe

 Big AL

So when should we start referring to you as Brother AL? 
(I'm outta beer.... )

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

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Jim: Doing O K, moved off the lake 1 1/2 years ago, nice shop here, 32 x 18, keeps me busy

A little pissed @ your 3M, my grand daughter worked for them in their Corporate HQ here in London, Ontario  for 12 years and last year got down sized out of her Purchasing job, $125k a year, gone because 3M had a bad year and on top of that her boyfriend Ray Emery drowned, as a hockey fan you may well remember Ray, one tough M F

Getting a little tired of this ICE O LATION, car shows cancelled left & right, no sports might well be in a monastery 

Stay safe

 Big AL

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 Posted: Apr 25, 2020 05:22AM
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heh big al,    yes long time no talk,   still working full time as is the wife who is considered essential     have not driven my wagon very much but committed to getting things completed on it and driving  how about you?    

steve,  how much is your customer wanting for the set?      if its reasonable i may just buy them and i could sell off one to alex.    glad your father is doing ok

thanks

 Posted: Apr 24, 2020 10:24AM
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Should have brought him to Ontario for speedy, proper, free treatment

Hang tough


Big AL

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Hey Al, all is quiet here the last day you could walk into ER dad age 97 and I with his bride 85 spent
6 hours with 50 others in waiting room. Next day he spent 3 hours there as I sat in parking lot
waiting for a call, which came as a "he is OK we are sending him home in medical transport." From there
it was tents and all kind of test to get back in. He spent 2 weeks with a fractured hip trying to arrange
an x ray of his hip. I found some one who would take one, could not read it but take it yes. She took  a
cell pic of screen and texted to hospital I got a call within minutes to bring him in for a hip replacement.
All done he is learning to walk stairs again. I had him taken to my home as falling twice in as many days
 where he was living was not working. Kids doing online college classes from home is a huge help. Steve (CTR)

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Steve - if your guy is interested in breaking the set, I'm after one red spring having had one fail on me.

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Hi Jim, how is the ice-O-Lation  going in MN?

BIG AL

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Hi Jim, how is the ice-O-Lation  going in MN?

BIG AL

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thanks much

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Those were great springs.

Ran the Blues on a 2 Mokes, a Cabrio, and the Pick-up.

Red on my Fast Road Mini.

The green were only suitable for tarmac racing.

I always thought old cars were expensive......then I got an ex-wife Yell

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I don't think he is still doing the S racer thing. I think we got the last set of red springs he had. I do have a set of S racer reds.
They are a complete set and a take off for a customer. I'll contact him and see if he is interested in breaking the set. Steve (CTR)

 Posted: Apr 22, 2020 05:28PM
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is John still in business and in the states?  current contact for him?   i need a set of red springs for front only.   thanks