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2009 / 2010 (AJ Pre-Valhalla Days)

Home Away from Home, for a while   

July 2010 - Valhalla (Blairstown, Pre-Opening)

    

August 2017 - Valhalla (Port Murray, Pre-Opening)

   

        

THEJUDGE Stomping Grounds 1976 - 1980

"200 trout a day. Dynamite."

"What were officers doing trimming trees anyway?"

"Hey Terwee. The cwackpot is talking about the cwockpot."

"You know Chet, I believe I will have a pickle."

 

 

1976 - Present
(THE UDGE - THEJUDGE)

THE UDGEThe 1/2 inch industrial drill - Dad's plan B for that stuck drum and rusted star wheel1977Empty Head No. 21978Black, Green, Orange, Brown. What gives?Rough Living Mister, why'd you take your car apart?AJ to the RescueHome Away from Home, for a while2010

    

Where are the other 617?

 

Early 1970s - Big V Parking Lot

 

1970

Invoice for 1st Sale

   Build Sheet Remnants (Mice)
10 SCHED. NO. DATE 94 01-19
4237
44 COLOR 06 06
111 ORDER NUMBER 03766
FT DIS
50 P/BRAKES
L74 ENGINE RAM
M20 TRANS 4 SPEED
N10 DUAL EXHAUST
N30 DLX S/WHEEL
N41 PWR STRG
N98 RALLY II WHLS
HOOD RAM AIR

1971/72

    

1974

Invoice for 2nd Sale

Warwick Drive-In Circa 1974

  

          

1976

 

Ads for 3rd Sale...a 1970 GTO, yeh but it's not a Z28 

    The 1/2 inch industrial drill - Dad's plan B for that stuck drum and rusted star wheel  Just here to say hello and watch you guys roast in the sun. I don't do roofs any more. Dan, what are you looking at? 

     Road Trip 9/5-7/76

Who's this guy and why the open shirt? ROAD TRIP It's off to upstate NY and then on to Boston  On the NYS Thruway 'This is Cool' Made it. Car's still here after an overnight stay in Jamaica Plain. Need to put this ignition coil wire back on  

 'I wish it was mine. Someday I'll get a nice car of my own. Hey, why's the black paint flaking off? What's with the orange?'  

1977

Thanks for making this Dan!

     Round Hill Road

Empty Head No. 1 Empty Head No. 1 Empty Head No. 2 Try it now Terry

     High School Transportation

Someday soon I'll get a nice car of my ownAnd it won't be a Pontiac 

     "KING OF THE SWAMP" (Pumpkin Swamp)

  KING OF THE SWAMP. Is this how we pay attention in Church?...and on Easter Sunday No matter how much fast your car is, with 4.56s don't race a straight mile road against somebody with 2.93s - you lose, followed quickly by your motor

  'Quack - what's with those Cadillacs? Uh Oh. Better stop. Now! Too late.'  Transplant Clinic 'Bet he never gets it back together' So why no rear bumper? How did we ever let you go? 'The sermon's not over yet?' Backup Goat     

1978

  Fall Winter Spring       Pumpkin Swamp Road        Richie Shetko's Duster They all survived 

1979

Black, Green, Orange, Brown. What gives?   LS5 YB 485428 1972 Formula 455HO Only photo with THEJUDGE plate and the Super Sports with slicks

1980

Rough Living             

1981

        Mister, why'd you take your car apart? 

1982

      

(July 17 or 18) 1982 Summernationals • Old Bridge Township Raceway Park • Englishtown, NJ

Scott Kalitta's N.H.R.A Inaugural Weekend
Here up against Joe Amato

1984

                    

Those were the days...

Bob at Woodstock with classmates Jack Nicholson?    The 1/2 inch industrial drill - Dad's plan B for that stuck drum and rusted star wheel  The 3 Musketeers  Break Time     Relax, just a camera with a timer on a tripod  What were we thinking? We weren't. Ray's Firebird | VIN 2U87X2N516660           What kind of a cs license plate number is 6444-ABS?   Smokin' 340 Whose boots are those?  Smokin' 426      Who? Me? Looks like there's a Hemi in the neigborhood  Yup             The 301 - not one of Pontiac's better ideas    JOHN               Joey Kata's Challenger Frankie's First Blazer Tom Seekamp's Challenger 

Burning Rubber

Empty Head No. 1 Empty Head No. 1 Empty Head No. 2 Try it now Terry Smokin' 340     Smokin' 426      Who? Me? Looks like there's a Hemi in the neigborhood And then there was the time all the smoke went straight into Shop Rite

Scans

          

Still Around

 SHARK!    That poster looks familar  Neglected Abandoned For Now Better Days Ahead Though   What's this?  Given up for adoption | VIN 2U87X2N516660   CLEAN!   And then there was the time all the smoke went straight into Shop Rite Like Father Like Son 

There's somebody new in town John

On the road again...

Florida, NY meets Ivy League College        

1991

   

1993 It's off to Jersey

       

2006

Ray's Firebird for Sale | VIN 2U87X2N516660

2007

2008

Where's  Waldo? In here somewhere I think 

March 2009

Here it is  N50-14s for the rear, F70-14s for the front    Yellow motor - young & stupid excuse                

April 2009

     3925661 P0S25A M20 Muncie from 1970 GTO VIN 242370P220535 Housing F119 | Tube CCF  E 0922-K

June 2009

 

July 2009

 

August 2009

October 2009

November 7, 2009 - Leaving Home

       Smart move with the paint remover (30 years ago - young & stupid) Off Road Vehicle NOS - 25 years later Original Orbit Orange  AJ to the Rescue     Home Away from Home, for a while

December 2009

  This won't hurt a bit. You won't feel a thing. OUCH! One side at a time  

January 2010

 Tin Beetles Were Here Here Too       Won't be needing these any more, but I'm keeping the quarter panel anyway                                

February 2010

                          

March 2010

                                        

April 2010

                                        

May 2010

                 

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July 2010

                       

August 2010

      

September 2010

  

October 2010

  

November 2010

       

December 2010

                 

January 2011

  

February 2011

       

March 2011

'Seek and Ye Shall Find'...what's left of the build sheet...after 41 years              

April/May/June 2011

                            

July 2011

                                       

September 2011

October 2011

    

December 2011

   

January 2012

 

February 2012

  

March 2012

April 2012

             

May 2012

 

June 2012

July 2012

                 

August 2012

         Original Factory Orbit Orange Paint 06 GMP Model & Ditzler Duracryl Acrylic Lacquer DDL 22570 Orbit Orange against Original Factory Orbit Orange Paint 06   

September 2012

       

October 2012

             

November 2012

December 2012

                                         

January 2013

                                          

February 2013

                                             

March 2013

                                                                                  

March 29, 2013 - Coming Home

                                        

April 2013

           

May 2013

                   

                    

 

June 2013

                    

July 2013

       

August 1956 / 2013

    

September 2013

               

October 2013

           

Friday Night at the Strip

           

       

November 2013

     

December 2013

                

     December 7: Launch 1, Launch 2, Launch 3 

January 2014

      Ray's Firebird for Sale Again | VIN 2U87X2N516660

February 2014

 

March 2014

     

                                                    

April 2014

          

May 2014

          You know Chet, I believe I will have a cabbage roll Anybody Home?

                        

June 2014

              Last place every year as I remember and...no cigar. On St Joe's field, once a Maroon always a Maroon       Like Father, Like Son...Just Call Me Kowalski            

July 2014

        

August 2014

                              

September 2014

   

October 2014

                

December 2014

   

January 2015

        

February 2015

John?

March 2015

   

April 2015

   

May 2015

  

                            

June 2015

 

July 2015

    

August 2015

Pocono Aug 2, 2015 Nascar Race: Kasey Kahne's tire marks into pit road wall along with Jeb Burton's from practice         
                      
     
                    
  

September - December 2015

     VWEGAN            

January 2016

               

March 2016

JD's Pickup at idle, 454 w/Flowmasters (Low frequency drone) [SPLnFFT App] THEJUDGE Pypes Street Pro Muflers, ~1000 RPM, in garage (No drone) [SPLnFFT App] THEJUDGE Pypes Street Pro Muflers, ~2000 RPM, in garage (Drone peak ~125Hz) [SPLnFFT App]

April 2016

 

May 2016

                               

June 2016

 

July 2016

  

August 2016

        

September 2016

  

October 2016

                           

November 2016

    

December 2016

   

January 2017

       

May 2017

 

August 2017

   

September 2017

               

October 2017

 

Florida

Misc

Photo from GM Media Archives

Pine Island

 

                            

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1970 Sold by Mel Pontiac
1/7/74 Sold w/ 60,034.2 mileage by Mel Pontiac for $1550.00 w/ trade-in. Salesman: Mel Isaacs
1976  
May 1976 College Graduation
6/12 &19/76 GTO Newspaper Ads $700->$500
6/19/76 $25 Downpayment on 1970 GTO Judge (@ NJ)
6/21/76 Purchased for $500.00.
$475 Remaining Payment on 1970 GTO Judge ($254.70 borrowed from Mom; $220.30 borrowed from Dan) (@Florida)
  • THEJUDGE and stripe decals had been removed and Orbit Orange paint had been sprayed black
  • Part of the THEJUDGE (THE UDGE) glove box emblem was missing
  • Original front bumper, front valence panel, engine, transmission, rearend & side view mirror had been replaced. Has ~1967 400 small valve head engine, 66/67 Muncie (3885010, P 0303), 10 bolt posi rearend w/2.93 gears.
    • Still has the original transmission console, chrome valve covers, Ram Air III carb (7040273, Date Code 2399),, Ram Air III carb pan, Ram Air air cleaner cover, intake manifold (Date Code K 149) and Ram Air III exhaust manifolds
  • Ram Air hood plate missing but Ram Air flapper door & housing still intact
  • Ram air control knob and cable missing but Ram Air bracket still there
  • Dixco hood tach and door speakers had been added
7/12/76 Bearing for left rear axle (McSweeney) $21.52 + tax
7/24/76 Brake rebuild kit for right rear
8/3/76 Registered in NYS; $20 Sales Tax
8/5/76 Mileage: 92,320.3
8/26/76 ACCEL Super Coil
Aug/Sept. 1976 Exhaust system replaced with 2 1/2" Superior Muffler (in name only) system w/Turbo Mufflers for $200 + tax (Newburgh, NY)
9/5-7/76 Road Trip - To Ithaca, Jamaica Plain & back
9/23/76 $3 GTO Inspection Fee
10/15/76 96,828 On Rt 17 at night on trip to Ithaca: Lost 4 of 5 Lug Nuts on Left Front; replaced with lug nuts from other wheels
11/16/76 100,000.0 Miles on Pumpkin Swamp Rd.
12/11/76 Side View Mirror (Lloyd's) $5.89 + tax
Dec 76 Purchased Randy's1971 Maverick Grabber for $325, ~175,000 miles ($325 to Joe -> $275 to Randy)
1977  
1/29/77 McLeod Strip Clutch Disc ($35.75) (Not in for long - Cool but not practical for the street)
2/12/77 McLeod Street Pro Clutch ($84.50 @ East Coast Speed)
2/13/77 Flywheel Resurfacing (Karl Grenzhauser $22 + tax)
2/23/77 Purchased 2 14" Cragar GTs w/G60s from Reed Gorish for $30
February 26, 1977 Installed Hurst Just-A-Links ($8.59 from East Coast Speed)
2/26&27/77 Burnouts on Round Hill Rd.
March 30, 1977 Installed Jacobs Compu-Sensor (91.70 + $7.95 Tach Adapter)
4/12/77 $ to Dan for Gas - GTO (Last GTO gas purchased in 1977)
4/16/77 Purchased 4 - G70 Super Wide Tires @ $36.06 ea. (Sears)
May 1977 Purchased 1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV - GSA Auction (DOJ/DEA)
June 1977 400 Engine removed
June 1977 455HO Engine (w/Crane Fireball Cam) removed from Mickey's (formerly Cammy's; soon to be Ray's) '72 Formula Firebird (VIN 2U87X2N516660); Mickey had put a rod through #4 cylinder wall
11/20/77 Removed Fenders
12/26/77 Joe Totalled his Black '69 Goat
Fall/Winter 77/78 Rearend removed; Front Sheetmetal & Rad Support taken off
1978  
February 10, 1978 Dan bought 1971 RT Challenger
April 1978 $15 to repair Joe's rearend
May 5, 1978 NYS Special Plate No. JUDGE-2 assigned
May 1978 Rebuilt the Challenger 340 (twice? - first Moly then Standard Rings)
May 1978 Dan's Challenger is back on the road
June 1978 Put Goat back together again with same 400 short block but with 1972 455HO heads, aluminum HO intake manifold w/crossover blocks, HO exhaust manifolds/ same transmission and Joe's 10 bolt 3.55 Posi rearend from his wrecked '69 GTO
6/5/78 Purchased Hurst Super Shifter $92.45 + tax
6/16/78 McLeod Clutch Disc $36.50
6/23/78 $28.50 GTO Registration Fee
June 25, 1978 7298.7 mileage after trip around the block
7/1 - 8/5/78 GTO Gas Purchases ($119.49)
July 8,1978 8,031.75 Began trek to Rhode Island campground (64 Olds/ 70 Goat/ 71 Maverick) - School of Pharmacy Course (180.35 miles on Goat odometer/ 182.5 miles on Maverick odometer)
August 19, 1978 9278.1 $9.75 15.5 gal Exxon
August 27, 1978 400 Heads valve Leak Test with the removed heads
8/29/78 $10 Charge for Towing from Pumpkin Swamp to Home w/Broken Rearend | Blown Rearend - Joe's 3.55 Posi on Pumpkin Swamp Rd. = Dan
9/1/78 2 qts gear oil
9/16/78 $62.40 for 12 Bolt 3.31 '67 Chevelle Posi rearend out of a 66/67 tempest/GTO at Specht's to replace Joe's broken 3.55 10 bolt
10/28-12/26/78 GTO Gas Purchases ($36.20)
November 14, 1978 NYS Special Plate No. THEJUDGE assigned
11/18/78 Leakdown & compression tests of 455, from full size 1970 Pontiac, purchased from Specht's for $70 on 11/19?
11/19/78 455 (2 Bolt Mains) from large body Pontiac at Specht's for $70
November 1978 Ordered JR Headers (7112 & 7205) and Collectors from Summit Racing for the goat (D Port) and Dan's Challenger ($47.95 + $4.05) and a Sun tach (468K) for Dan
12/6/78 Purchased (Newark) Lakewood Scattershield for $25 and Lakewood Traction Action Bars for $38 (Want Ad Press)
12/26/78 9688.3 $12.20 18.2 gal
1979  
1/9/79 Lakewood Safety Block Plate ~$22
1/22/79 Purchased Pair of 1970 Ram Air III Heads (No. 12 Casting, Date CodesA280 & J159) for $35 Total + 1970 Ram Air III Carb (7040273, Date Code 0570) for $5 (Want Ad Press)
Februay 17, 1979 Cam Bearings + Installation (455 from Specht's)
2/19/79 Auto Meter 288-B Tach - Christmas present from Dan ($52.72)
February 20,1979 Joe's 427 Engine Parts: 1969 3963512 Block dtd. J319 w/1966 3873858 Heads dtd. F136 & E286
February 27, 1979 Brown 1970 GTO NYS Registration Date (Exp. 8/31/79)
3/10/79 Purchased Dash from 1970 GTO for $25 to replace cracking dash (Want Ad Press)
3/11/79 9769 miles, Sunoco $14.67 20.7 gal
March 1979 Spun Engine Bearing in 400 on 17A goshen -> florida (oil pressure dropped)
March 22, 1979 Purchased 1966 Mercedes 200D (Want Ad Press)
3/31/79 Bob's Precision Engine Service: Ram Air III Heads (Want Ad Press) - Valve Job ($45.10) & Milling ($24.00): $71.86
March 31, 1979 Crane Fireball cam lobe heights 1.56-1.58"
April 4, 1979 TRW Rod Bearings ($31.92) + TRW Main Bearings ($35.10)
5/8/79 455 Rod Nut Installation
6/5/79 Super Shifter 2 $92.45 + Tax
6/8/79 Clutch Disc $35.10
6/23/79 455/1970 Ram Air III Heads Compression Test Throttle & Choke Fully Open All Spark Plugs Out Turned Motor Over 5 Times: 190-215 (Couldn't get to #7)
June1979? 455 Short Block (Specht's) + Ram Air III Heads No. 12 Casting - 1 trip around the block - a real James Bond smoker
8/1/79 $30 for Front Passenger Seat (Replacement for cracking/deteriorated Driver's Seat); $23 for a rug, rubber pontiac mats, door panels (2), remote side mirror and spare 4 speed shifter tunnel? (Want Ad Press)
8/4/79 Bob's Precision Engine Service: 455HO - Sleeve ($60), Degrease ($10) & Hone ($24) and Piston Rings ($54): $153.92
8/8/79 Purchased Used Appliance Slotted Aluminum Mags w/M50-14's
August 1979 Purchased Joe's flywheel from his wrecked '69 GTO for $15
July/August 1979 Engine Build: '72 455HO Block w/Ram Air III Heads & Crane Fireball Cam; double head gaskets; Crank and some rods/pistons from Specht's 455, Joe's Black 69 Goat Flywheel purchased for $15; Lakewood Bellhousing (Want Ad Press)
August 12, 1979 JR Header installation (tips)
8/14/79 GTO Gas - Sunoco 240 9.3 gal $10.01
8/19/79 GTO Airplane Gas $6.25
8/23or25/79 104+ Octane Booster - Van Iderstine $5.95 + tax
10/5/79 1 qt. Moroso Additive - Van Iderstine $8.40 + tax
11/9/79 104+ Octane Booster $6.25
8/25-12/31 75 gallons GTO Gas
9/5/1979 Purchased totalled Brown 1970 GTO (VIN 242370P220535) for Parts for $500 + $50 Towing (Want Ad Press):

Kept::

  • Rear 15" Crager SS w/slicks and front Cragar 14" SS w/tires
  • Edelbrock Torker w/Holley 650 Double Pumper
  • Formula Steering Wheel
  • 1970 number matching Muncie
  • 1970 Chevy 12 Bolt Posi Rearend w/3.31 gears (Date Code F 11 9) and Aluminum Cover
  • Passenger side fender - NOS?
  • Gabriel Air Shocks
  • Rear Bumper
Sold:
  • Motor + $25 Towing (Joe) $175
  • Ram Rod Shifter (Joe) $50.00
  • Mufflers - Hush Thrush (Joe) $15.00
  • Ladder Bars $30.00 (Or traded w/Joe for the Ram Air hood plate from his '69 Judge)
? Blown Trans (First Gear - Dumping Clutch) on Pumpkin Swamp Rd. = me (Which tires?)
? Replaced with Muncie (VIN Suffix 70P220535) from Brown '70 GTO (VIN 242370P220535)
? Installed Edelbrock Torker w/ Holley 650 Double Pumper, rear 15" Crager SS w/slicks, front Cragar 14" SS w/tires & Pontiac Formula Steering Wheel (all from Brown '70 GTO)
November 10, 1979 $50 for a Windshield (w/antenna) from a Skylark at Specht's
11/11&12/79 Replaced GTO windshield
12/8/79 9955 (speedometer hooked up)
? Slicks to Dan, replaced with 14x8" Appliance Slots w/M50s
1980  
1/11/80 104+ Octane Booster ($6.25)
1/12/80 GTO Inspection Fee ($3) + $1 Tip
1/26/80 5 gal Lloyd's ($6.30)
2/2/80 10,116 - 5 gal Sunoco ($6.10)
2/80 Joe & I - One way trip to Boston in Mercedes; Engine Blew - Smoker
2/10/80 Karen's '80 Z28 - Trip back from Boston ($14 gas)
3/1/80 GTO - 5 gal Exxon ($6.60)
3/25/80 Mark IV Gas - Trip to Boston & Back - Towing Mercedes Home ($47 gas)
April 1, 1980 1971 Maverick Grabber Stolen in East Orange
6/7/80 Door Decal:
01-70
242370Bxxxxxx
Summer 1980 - Off the Road  
Summer 1980 Sprayed body in brown primer
Fall 1980 Apartment in NJ
1981  
2/22/81 Calculations to reposition spring pads on Dan's 4.88 Dana 60 (from Butch's wrecked Blue '71 Hemi RT Challenger) from rearend swap with Ray for Brett Fitzgerald's B Body Dana 60 (4.10s?)
April 4, 1981 Removed 455HO engine from Judge ("Annual" Engine Removal)
? Sold Autometer tach to Ray
April 14/15, 1981 Totalled 1971 Maverick Grabber, Rt. 280 - Newark Exit ~315,000 miles
April 1981 Took Delivery of new 301 WS6 1981 Trans Am
8/13/81 How to Remove a 1970 GTO Frame
1984  
7/17/84 Frame on Dad's trailer to haul to REDI-STRIP, Newark, NJ
8/4/84 Frame back from REDI-STRIP
8/5/84 Primed the frame
8/5/84 FRAME ID:
ARISH
3960733
1 15 70 1
(Parish; Chevelle Frame; Mfr'd January 15, 1970 1st shift)
8/12/84 Sprayed frame in black Imron
May 2013 - On the Road Again 110,193 miles

 

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THE UDGE  1/29/01