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post #6 of Old 06-06-2009
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Well, everything's relative! When confronted with a throughly modern diesel with turbo, intercooler and a couple of little black boxes, my hands begin to tremble. I didn't take shop in school, and it's all I can manage to keep my naturally aspirated, old-school "big iron" in working order.

I'm getting to the stage where I have to be picky about which new skills I acquire, because an old skill has to be forgotten to make room!

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