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Old 04-11-2019, 12:27 AM   #4
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A very common plight..............

I remember getting a cylinder block bored once for bike that upon completion looked like a holesaw was used to do the work, the guy defending the work then took one piston and before I could stop him whacked it in the hole to scar a brand new piston up, the hole was too tight and the hone job was non-existent.

How I got out of that 'nationally known' shop without being arrested I will never know. 'Top of the line' work and 'the best' I was told by a bunch of others. Just going to prove that many experts ARE idiots.

Our dirty little family garage at one time took away a bunch of work away from the Harry Schmidt Blue Max funny car shop in Dallas when we reworked some of their utter butchery back in the late '70s after they ruined a couple of offshore powerboats. Suddenly we were swamped with work over that, the owners were all prominent Dallas car dealership owners and once that first boat blasted the others while racing to Bermuda through the Triangle we were set. Fifty foot Cigarette boats with twin 454s. That was an interesting year. What started us working on pro stock cars.
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