Cheers to Splinehead!

This is the place to kick a few tires, drink a few beers, and tell a few tales.
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BAust
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Cheers to Splinehead!

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Post by BAust » 07 May 2018, 10:20

I got to have Splinehead Gary over on Saturday afternoon/evening and we visited and drove a couple of Cougars around and he bought me dinner. He is visiting from Holland, MI for work, currently. We had a great time. Shared a couple of cocktails, checked out the rev range of a GT-E, got caught in the rain driving home "Rosie", and told some lies. There's no better time than quality time in the shop with a new car friend. Man, the stores he has..haha..

I just wanted to say, I sure love this community. Gary is just another example of the fine gentlemen and interesting personalities and professions represented in this Cougar hobby. As Cougars are unique and interesting and amazing, I find that their owners and passionate collectors are just the same!


Cheers, Splinehead! I'm very happy for our new found friendship :beerchug:
Brian Aust

1967 XR-7 GT 4 Speed


1968 GT-E XR7

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Post by JcodeG » 07 May 2018, 20:51

I don't think anyone could have said it better Brian.

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Post by BossElim69 » 08 May 2018, 10:14

You fed him! Shoot.. you'll never get rid of him now :lol: :P
Brian Carpenter, President CATS classic Cougar club
67 Cougar road course racer
67 Cougar project car
67 Cougar GT
68 XR7-G trailer queen restoration.
68 Restomod
69 Boss 302 Eliminator
69 XR7 390 survivor
69 XR7 428CJ 4spd
70 Boss 302 Mustang
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Post by SPLINEHEAD » 08 May 2018, 12:02

NW Oregon is an awesome place. The best thing Brian feed me was his Vodka! Thanks for the hospitality. Now, if I could just get this job done and get home....

Gary Hill
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1969 XR7 390 S code 4bbl C6 3.0 TrueTrac rear end

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