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Replacing it with this.

Some suggest Trump did it on purpose to elicit a response. And there were some funny ones.

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Mine's Real Fine! How's Yours?

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409 Fun Facts


The 409 was in the Chevrolet Big-block Engine group.

The Chevrolet "Big Block" is a term for a series of large displacement V8 engines that have been developed and produced in the United States from the 1950s until 2009. As American automobiles grew in size and weight following the Second World War, the engines powering them had to keep pace. Chevrolet had introduced its popular small block V8 in 1955, but needed something larger to power its medium duty trucks and the heavier cars that were on the drawing board.

The W-series was produced from 1958 to 1965, and had three displacement options: 348 cu in (5.7 L), available from 1958 to 1961 in cars, and in light trucks through 1964; 409 cu in (6.7 L), available from 1961 to 1965; and 427 cu in (7.0 L), available in 1962 and 1963.

The 409 cu in (6.7 L) version was Chevrolet's top regular production engine from 1961 to 1965, with a choice of single or 2X4-barrel Rochester carburetors.

A 409 hp (305 kW) version of this engine was also available, developing 1 hp per cubic inch with a dual four-barrel aluminum intake manifold and two Carter AFB carburetors. It had a forged steel crankshaft. This dual-quad version was immortalized in the Beach Boys song titled "409".

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In other news, I am please to report the Trump administration takes credit for curing cancer.

Desperate People Do Desperate Things

I am very pleased to see Jim Bianco speak his mind like this. Many fear readership or client repercussions.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock