engine comes to life

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05 Aug 2005 22:08 #3472 by
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Yesterday at 11:30 AM the new heart (FB 928) for my phaeton thundered to life for the 1st time in probably 50 years.Doug Conrad and myself are VERY HAPPY. Pete Kelly

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06 Aug 2005 03:49 #3475 by Mike Dube
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Thats great news Pete! My hat's off to you both.

Mike
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06 Aug 2005 12:34 #3477 by Pat Leahy
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Pete, you are so fortunate to have a great friend and mechanic in Doug Conrad. After meeting both of you at your homes in Canada, I was impressed by your huge inventory of CORD parts and Doug's shop. Doug's acheivement with both of his CORD's over the years in faithfully driving them to Auburn, is no small testament of a seasoned CORD technician. Hope to see the car soon on the road.

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08 Aug 2005 15:27 #3489 by hsalmon
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Pete, my warmest congratulations. I am working on the body of my 812 phaeton in Brazil and will soon start to work on the engine. Last time the engine run was 1950...I can?t wait for the day I will hear its first roar in 55 years.

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09 Aug 2005 00:01 #3495 by Tom_Parkinson
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Terrific, terrific, terrific !!!!

I am looking forward to the day that I can make the same announcment!

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12 Aug 2005 03:28 #3514 by owr3
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Fantastic! After all these years I share the excitment that you & Doug must have felt when it "fired up"! You both probably did the "toyota jump"!
Expecting to see you both in Auburn.
oscar

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