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Old 04-26-2014
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Love is what it takes.

I am sure John appreciated the efforts and all us on the side lines certainly did enjoy the ride. Better then new is good.

Enjoy it in good health John.

Money doesn't hurt nearly as much when you know the bus is getting the best.

Happy for everyone and I am sure you guys are all glad it's done.
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Nice work Mike, Dan, John and Callie too.

The repowered classic Budweiser Hospitality Coach aka Finn's Inn, will continue to draw attention and should be 'better than new' in many respects.

Thanks for keeping the WOG membership updated on the progress; get some rest, you have earned it!
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John will post vid of the test run, exceeded my expectations, 18#s boost, pyro didn't get over 900, speedo shows 65 mph @ 2800 rpm. A 58 mph cruiser at this time. Bus drives and rides well, power steering works fine, exhaust brake does work somewhat to slow the bus.
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John will post vid of the test run, exceeded my expectations, 18#s boost, pyro didn't get over 900, speedo shows 65 mph @ 2800 rpm. A 58 mph cruiser at this time. Bus drives and rides well, power steering works fine, exhaust brake does work somewhat to slow the bus.
sounds good Mike. Might be a good prospect for the Brownie Box. John will want to use those extra ponies.
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TEST RUN VIDEO



This test run was using the engine only, on Monday the Propane Injection Kit will be installed, I should leave Tuesday for the ECTA Land Speed Races next weekend.

Mike Hohnstein did the driving in he video.

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I think you might consider leaving the Wabbit in the trailer and giving the old Finn's Inn a go at the Ohio Mile......

Might be alone in it's class !
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I hope you can get the Cat House off easily, because you are going to want to spit shine it every night.
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sounds good Mike. Might be a good prospect for the Brownie Box. John will want to use those extra ponies.
Brownie and my old 643 went to David Leggett, 86 FC "Thermal Generator", a couple years ago, now I got MD's. Double OD for the win.
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That's sweet...I can hear the turbo whine in the background!
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I hope you can get the Cat House off easily, because you are going to want to spit shine it every night.
Shoot...I bet for the first couple of weeks...he leaves it open!

An outstanding project...thanks for sharing it!
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