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Cronk
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Larry, Paul and I met for a good lunch today in Santa Maria California. Thanks again Larry!
It was a good meet and educational as well. I can now place some more faces with names. :wink:

After lunch, Paul was gracious enough to give us a tour of the diesel shop he works at part time. We got to see the break down of a fuel injector pump up close and personal, a diesel turbo, a fuel injector pop test as well as a WVO mercedes. We also visited Blackroad Auto Salvage where Larry picked up some goods.

Afterwards, we convoyed up to Paul's house where we got a glimpse of his diesel collection! :shock: Very impressive to say the least! Let me just say that Paul's beater is nicer than most trucks you see on the street! His other vehicles look as if he drove them off of the showroom floor. After the tour, he checked the timing on Larry's truck.

It was a good meet and I learned a few more things about these little trucks!

Here are a few pictures that I took.
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A mini-meet! Sounds like a great day.

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Hi All--

Yes, we had a fun time today at lunch, swapping stories and Isuzu info. And, it is great to get to know Larry and Joe in person. Makes me look forward to our meet at Marks place in October.

Regards--

Paul
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Hi All,

If today is what its going to be like at Mark's. I can't wait to meet all who is going to be lucky enough to be there. What a great day. Andy I thought I'd show off the shrit that You give Me Thanks. Thanks Paul for Your Help. It was fun to hook the names to the faces. Paul I got back to Salinas at 10:30. Never went over 60mph, Most of the time was at 55. That was a record for Me. The wife said was it not running right. :lol: Pat sorry You couldn't make it. Just call Me can't drive 55. But I did!!!
Larry




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Wow! That's great! I wish we'd had more time planned together at our Charlotte meet. I have to report for jury duty on the 6th of October, so I'm hoping I can still make the Atlanta meet. Great looking bunch.....of trucks, that is :wink:
Andy

I love the shirt, Larry! :)
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Wow, I'm jealous, wish I could of been there! I'm glad you guys had a good time.
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That white P'up is insane. What all is going on under the hood there? How is everything SOOOOOOOOOO clean?
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