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  1. mr. fix it

    mr. fix it Old Man with a Hat

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    I saw this on the Facebook today.

    Can you guess what the man was looking at?

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  2. mr. fix it

    mr. fix it Old Man with a Hat

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    It should be an easy guess for you RockAuto subscribers.
     
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  3. Pete Kaczmarski

    Pete Kaczmarski Senior Member

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    Air quality.
     
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    BigblueC Senior Member

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    I'm guessing some kind of engine analyzer and/or data logger.
     
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    luigi164 Active Member

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    Yes, was in RA newsletter ánd I answered it right..:thumbsup:
     
  6. Big_John

    Big_John Illegitimi non carborundum FCBO Gold Member

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    He's looking at the bald spare tire and saying "WTF... Who bolted this Motorola car phone crap down on top of it? "
     
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    stubs300 Senior Member

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    That's a flux capacitor!
     
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    Newport 66 Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Assh**e detector...
     
  9. mr. fix it

    mr. fix it Old Man with a Hat

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    And Big_John is the winner.

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    Turboomni Old Man with a Hat

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    I thought it was the first electronic multi spark ignition system.
     
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    mrfury68 Senior Member

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    Early version of ATC / Autotemp.

    :lol:
     
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    stubs300 Senior Member

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  13. live4theking

    live4theking Old Man with a Hat

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    I knew I saw that picture somewhere.
     
  14. bluefury361

    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    Great hat !
     
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    69 300 vert Well-Known Member

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    I'd seen this several months ago. Before that I thought the earliest car phones were late '50's.

     
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