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1000 Miles From Home! Will This 55 Year Old Barn Find Drive That Far? Road Trip!

The Prequel to this Sequel: Something Wonderful: FabRats Takes a Roadtrip [UPDATED WITH PART 2 OF 3]

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  • gwbnyc February 15, 2022, 6:48 PM

    I’ll take mouse poop over Febreeze any damn day of the week- and that pinetree deodorizing MF’r, too, while I’m at it.


    • ghostsniper February 16, 2022, 5:57 PM

      Not a Mustang but at least it’s green.

  • Joan of Argghh! February 16, 2022, 6:39 AM

    Such a sweet, sweet ride. Fab Rats is so deserving, too.

  • James ONeil February 16, 2022, 1:08 PM

    One worry; ’60s Pontiacs ran on 98 octane gas today top premium fuel is 91-94 octane. I’m sure the fab rats have or will find a workaround (I was just checking and it seems octane booster additives actually work.).

    • mmack February 17, 2022, 8:50 AM

      Tetraethyl lead was used for two reasons in auto gasoline:

      1) Fight spark knock and raise compression
      2) Lubricate and protect the valves in the engine

      If the engine in the Firebird would be negatively affected by the use of unleaded gasoline you’d need to reduce the compression ratio in the engine and install hardened valves and valve seats in the cylinder head.

      My guess is whoever owned the car probably performed those updates.