Thanks, Sammie. I called them and everyone else I could think of. No luck. -----Original Message----- From: tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sammie Smith Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 10:18 AM To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [tcb] Re: (no subject) Lonnie: Try the Oakhill Automotive guys in Longview. Phone # 903 297-3496. e-mail oakhillauto@xxxxxxxxxx Phone will be faster. They have piles of engine stuff laying around. Sammie At 05:48 AM 4/7/2005, you wrote: >I used to have a "bastard" 40hp many years ago. I seem to think it had the >36hp style fan shroud, but I have been wrong before. > > >I am in DESPRATE need of an 88mm machine-in piston and jug for a type 1 >motor. A good used one would by perfect if I can find one. I melted #3 on >the way back from St. Louis this week end. Then I need to find some .040 >barrel shims to lower the compression ratio a little. I will call all the >local shops in the FW area today and keep my fingers crossed. 88's are not >real plentiful. If anybody has a lead on one, I would be grateful. >Otherwise, we aren't going to make the TX classic. >I sold my Ford, then rolled my Toyota on a patch of ice in Wyoming, then >melted a piston in the bus. It has not been a good month, and I'm running >out of cars to drive.