The future is in good hands - step 2 of 703

So with the ongoing effort to introduce my toddler to my love of cars, I got him this for some light bedtime reading.

It’s marketed as a kids book, but I admit I’m learning from it too.
It’s marketed as a kids book, but I admit I’m learning from it too.
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Just look at this juicy goodness
Just look at this juicy goodness
He knows that this thing does some crazy voodoo to get the car going
He knows that this thing does some crazy voodoo to get the car going
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I put him in the front seat in our driveway to play with the shifter. Then showed him this. Mind blown.
I put him in the front seat in our driveway to play with the shifter. Then showed him this. Mind blown.
Told him about these when we went over a set of speed bumps. He didn’t care; just wanted more speed bumps.
Told him about these when we went over a set of speed bumps. He didn’t care; just wanted more speed bumps.
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So many parts. I have a lot of explaining to do.
So many parts. I have a lot of explaining to do.
Next step is getting a model engine set to build.
Next step is getting a model engine set to build.
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After we read this, he ran to mom yelling “intake, compression, combustion, exhaust!”
After we read this, he ran to mom yelling “intake, compression, combustion, exhaust!”

So, it has begun. First the take-apart truck, now this. Just goes to show that kids see us as role models and we gotta get this right.

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