Austin Swim-in (was: Back in the Water!)

W

Warren

Guest
So far we have:

Larry & Nancy
Dan & Kathy
Warren & Lisa
Al & Debra
Earl & Nancy (?)
David Shappard (?)
Tony & Lisa (Should make all or part of the weekend)
Dave & Sue (Should make all or part of the weekend)

Anyone else out there that would like to swim on some nice Texas lakes?

-- Warren

> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 21:25:17 -0800 (PST)
> From: Larry & Nancy Solheim <amphi662001@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: Back in the Water!
>
> Should be a great outing!!
>
> Daniel & Kathy Gibson <dkgibson3@comcast.net> wrote: Larry &
> Nancy Solheim wrote:
> > Amphi is back together! A couple of test drives and swims were
> > certainly enjoyable on a sunny Friday afternoon (sorry Mr. Wave).
> >
> > John Friese's clutch system works great - not a hint of chatter or
> > slop. A bit cool to tell for sure, but the new (racing) core in the
> > standard Amphcar radiator cans has kept the original look, but
> > provided at least 40% more cooling efficiency, according to the
> > "advertising" (and less than $300). The new props are shiny and quiet
> > with the new port side bearings/seals. While I was at it I renewed
> > the front shocks w/ the Surplus Center mod, replaced all of the fluids
> > (Amsoil & Lucas Stabiizer), added one of Ron's Engine Oil Dipstick
> > extensions, greased everything, renewed the double-lip oil seals at
> > the transmission, fully bled the brakes to renew the silicone brake
> > fluid (no honing of the wheel cylinders this year), and put the engine
> > on an exhaust analyzer to optimize the mixture. Runs smoother and
> > certainly leaner.
> >
> > Even found a beginning crack in the header pipe right at the manifiold
> > flange BEFORE reassembly!
> >
> > Look out Warren --- we'll see you in about 5 weeks!
> >
> > --Larry (and a happy Amphi)
> Larry,
>
> You going to Austin too? Cool! Kathy and I are thinking of driving Das
> Boot there. We thought about it last year, but chickened out.
>
> Warren, how many does that make so far?
>
> Dan
 
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