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    Quote Originally Posted by o1marc View Post
    Rarely does the scrap get thrown away. It's recycled so it isn't a total loss.
    That, I know
    Just saying that most of a 40lb, $1200.00 block goes for recycling
    Friend started building V-4 HD clone, was over $25,000 into it before the 2009 crash, scrap alloy isn't worth anything compared to new billet
    If I ever came up on the lottery it would definitely be something to consider
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazypj View Post
    If I ever came up on the lottery it would definitely be something to consider
    Same here. If I won the lottery I'd build a full machine shop and foundry to make whatever I desired. Stuff along the lines of Larry Ellison's Billet Cobra.

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    I noticed the seller right away. Wondered what else he might have in his collection. And then I wonder how many thought it was Graham Crosby of CSN/Y and not the racer Graeme Crosby?
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    First off it is David Crosby and Graham Nash of CSN&Y. Second, in this crowd - I'm sure we all knew who it was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeto67 View Post
    First off it is David Crosby and Graham Nash of CSN&Y. Second, in this crowd - I'm sure we all knew who it was.
    Shows what drugs and old age can do to you. WTF was I thinking....
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    http://www.summitracing.com/parts/dr...4344/overview/

    $6300 sound good for a Dart aluminum v-8 block.
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    A guy in Sydney who helped me with a ton of C&C work said that a full machine filled with scrap files is worth at most a case of beer. Still means beer.

    I had the privilege of standing next to Cros when he starting up his XR69 at the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed, with Campbell on the RG500 next to him. It's scary how fast those guys were compared to every other punter on the track.

    I might even have some footage somewhere. I'll have a look around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TCed View Post
    http://www.summitracing.com/parts/dr...4344/overview/

    $6300 sound good for a Dart aluminum v-8 block.
    Nah, you can pick them up for around $3,500
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