The Checker Runs!!

@tessah (6621)
United States
July 8, 2008 8:08am CST
weee and booyah i drove The Check this morning!! granted it was only in my driveway but i dont give a crap LOL it runs!! when it was dropped off yesterday, after taking a good look at the engine.. i fully expected to be clearing out rodents nests and finding all the wires gnawed out and that the guy mal bought it from having fibbed about its condition.. but no!! a charge of the battery and some gas in the tank and it turned right over! not exactly purring like a kitten.. needs new filters and other junk so its kinda skippy.. but not too damned bad for a nearly 40 year old clunker now to make this a discussion so peoples dont b|tch.. you ever restored a classic? how long did it take you from start to finish? got before and after pics to share? this is my virgin run of it.. and im positively giddy!
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• United States
17 Aug 08
Pardon my ignorance...but may I ask, what the heck is a check(er)???? I am somewhat of a classics lover...but never heard of this one. I wish I could say I've owned one and really dream of one day restoring an old GTO or Mustang. My fiance is a pontiac man so I don't see that happining anytime soon.
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@tessah (6621)
• United States
17 Aug 08
its the make of every new york city taxi.. the Checker Cab theres a pic of it here http://www.mylot.com/w/discussions/1593585.aspx imagine if you will.. new black paint.. and lotsa shiny new chrome
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• United States
17 Aug 08
AHHH....gochya...lol...I knew that....guess I had a brain fart or somethin....Nice pic too.
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• Regina, Saskatchewan
18 Aug 08
Edgy my darling girl - ladies do NOT brain fart - they simply get fluff between synapses from time to time. LOL
@myklj999 (13973)
18 Aug 08
Huh...somehow I missed this when you posted it. I never have tried to restore a car; I have rebuilt and hot-rodded several amplifiers in my time though. Always gotta get just a little more out of them!