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Messages - Robert Rottman

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General BS and Laughs / My '65 300 is in print!!!
« on: December 09, 2011, 01:04:42 PM »
Scott, A HUGE Congratulations to you! That's wonderful you and your car are getting this recognition. Looks like a fantastic writeup on your absolutely drop dead gorgeous 300. You did a phenomenol job on her...
All the best to you!

MEMBERS Project Cars in Progress / '71 F3 headin' down the road :-(
« on: December 08, 2011, 05:04:16 AM »
If you hang on too long, it just deteriorates.
Rarely can we get our money back on these 'ol C's. Almost never can we make anything. We're in for the fun and enjoyment Roger. You are absolutely right about cutting your losses and moving on. That's a smart move. Now you can focus on the vert!
Best wishes Roger...
furyfever2011-12-08 10:04:40

MEMBERS Project Cars in Progress / '71 F3 headin' down the road :-(
« on: December 07, 2011, 07:44:54 AM »
Congratulations on selling the 'ol F3 Roger. It's always a good feeling to send one down the road...but years later sometimes old feelings do come back. I don't think that will be the case with you though as you obviously have a much more desireable model there to tinker with and improve. A convertible is one classy ride and since it's a 70 just doesn't get any better than that!
Take your time to fill that hole in the garage. Sometimes I think the pursuit is more fun than the actual purchase.

General BS and Laughs / For those who might have missed the old man
« on: December 06, 2011, 11:36:03 AM »
I noticed you weren't jumping right in on some of the babbling 'round here...but I had no idea you were right down. Poor Steve...I'll do what Snotty does...will lift you up in prayer to the good Lord above. Get well soon...sit back take it easy...and just smell the grease and oil for a change...

General Mopar Discussions / 1968 Dodge Polara Production Figuress
« on: November 28, 2011, 05:17:05 AM »
Thanks Roger...That's excellent information and well explained. I take it there must have been a fire between 1968 and 1970 at the Chrysler records department in Detroit?

Site Questions and Announcements / Happy T day USA
« on: November 24, 2011, 06:00:43 AM »
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! I am grateful to God for many many things that we all have and enjoy here in the great USA. What a great day to think about those things that we all tend to take for granted. But to all of you here...I'm thankful I have a great place with great people to come enjoy my Mopar hobby with. Have a blessed day everyone and thanks for being here...for all your input and help throughout the years.

Tech- - ELECTRICAL / Maintaining car batteries
« on: November 22, 2011, 10:46:54 AM »
Ok...What do you guys do when storing your cars over the winter...Do you remove the battery and bring it indoors and just charge it for a few minutes a few times over the winter? (I use to do this before I owned 4 cars and 3 it's too much work) 
2nd question: Do you use a manual type charger in which you must be very careful that you don't overcharge it and boil the acid out which will ruin the battery?
3rd question: you leave the battery in the car and put a battery maintainer on it of some sort. If so, What type do you use?
I see many types of trickle chargers, float mode monitoring, proceessor controlled multi-stage chargers out there...What is the best type of charger to use if you just want to leave the battery in the car, plug it in and forget about it?
Thanks, Bob

General Tech / 1958 DeSoto heater core leak?
« on: November 22, 2011, 09:06:05 AM »
Quote from: POLARACO
I forgot to ask you Bob. .  Where did DelcoJoe come from?  Did you finbd him or was that the eGay link I sent you?
Yes, it was you who sent that eGay link to me...It's mainly delcojoe's rebuilt heater core valves. "rebuilt" was the key word you used in your search. I didn't think to use it so I did'nt find these. He doesn't have the valve that I need (already rebuilt) so I asked him if he could rebuild mine and he got right back to me with a yes, a price and his address. Sounds like a very nice guy! So...It was you once again Steve, helping out yet another mopar freak  Thanks man  Here it is below for anyone else who may need it.

General Tech / 1958 DeSoto heater core leak?
« on: November 22, 2011, 06:38:23 AM »
Thanks for the info. Steve. I'll just pass it on to others in case they need a rebuilder. I decided to go with "delcojoe". That's his e-bay member id. For $83.00 total, he'll rebuild mine and send it back to me. I'll let you all know how it goes. I just saw an NOS valve like mine go for $166.00 on e-bay and it was untested!!
furyfever2011-11-22 13:44:47

General BS and Laughs / What my 15 yr old does in his spare time
« on: November 22, 2011, 04:55:03 AM »
I'm sorry for your loss and for your family's too. May you all find comfort and peace right now.

General Mopar Discussions / 1968 Dodge Polara Production Figuress
« on: November 18, 2011, 09:45:22 AM »
Quote from: POLARACO
They're not available Bob.  If you recall, that data was destroyed in a fire years back.  I have prices and weights, but no production numbers
Bummer Does anyone know approximate numbers?
Thanks Steve

General BS and Laughs / 101 years old and still driving
« on: November 18, 2011, 06:44:12 AM »
Oh my goodness...I'm still smilin' from ear to ear. What a great story and great lady. May the good Lord continue to bless her.
Thanks for posting Leaburn...

General Mopar Discussions / 1968 Dodge Polara Production Figuress
« on: November 18, 2011, 06:37:55 AM »
Does anyone have the breakdown on production figures for the 1968 Dodge Polara line?  I'm specifically looking for the number of 68 Polara 500 convertibles built but to see the production figures for all the (full size) body styles would be even better. I did a search on-line but only found some ballpark guesses. Many said that a breakdown is unavailable. I have trouble believing that.
Thanks, Bob

General BS and Laughs / Quiting My Job and Going Out On My Own
« on: November 16, 2011, 08:08:44 AM »
Quote from: azblackhemi
Quote from: POLARACO
Wow!  You didn't show us the car painted!
  End of next week it will be painted. Steve, did you see your picture on the wall in the second picture? LOL
That photo on the wall looks like Curly Howard!! Nyuk Nyuk...I love the Stooges...Steve is a pretty cool guy too though.......That 67 looks like it's going to be fabulous. My favorite year full size Dodge...and it's a vert. to boot! Will it be for sale some day Chris?

UPHOLSERY HOW TOO's / Dying Carpet
« on: November 15, 2011, 11:05:05 AM »
I want to dye the brown carpet in my DeSoto to black. Is it worth the effort or should I just spend the $200 for a new black carpet. Details would be appreciated if someone here has done it before with good results.
Thanks, Bob 

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