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9/25/2023 1:59 PM  #1

Missing the Bash

It pains me (literally) to tell all that the Zilik's will not be able to make the bash. I canceled hotel reservations this morning. I hated to do that.

The issue. Middle of June I started having sciatica pain. By mid August it was getting worse. August 29 X-rays showed nothing. Sept 3 MRI showed the problem. A cyst in the L4-L5 region pressing on the spinal cord.

Procedure to deflate cyst and inject good stuff is this Thursday.

Have a great Bash

Gary Zilik - Pine Junction, Colorado - 67 Coupe, 289-4V, T5

9/25/2023 2:56 PM  #2

Re: Missing the Bash

Prayers for a speedy and complete recovery.  Back stuff is always concerning.  My L5 has two stress fractures in it I've been living with for almost 30 years. 


9/25/2023 4:37 PM  #3

Re: Missing the Bash

Going to miss you. Hope everything turns out all right. 

67 Coupe, 5.0 EEC IV Fuel injected. T5, 3:70 rear

9/25/2023 5:22 PM  #4

Re: Missing the Bash

Sorry to hear that Gary ... was looking forward to catching up with you.
One of the Bashes I've missed was cos I was recovering from a microdiscectomy,
Sciatic problems are not nice.
Hope it's !00% succesful.

Last edited by 50vert (9/25/2023 5:23 PM)

"Those telephone poles were like a picket fence"

9/25/2023 5:24 PM  #5

Re: Missing the Bash

Y’all will be missed. Prayers for a speedy recovery.

John  -- 67 Mustang Coupe 390 5 speed

9/25/2023 5:29 PM  #6

Re: Missing the Bash

Get well soon y’all will be missed


9/25/2023 5:30 PM  #7

Re: Missing the Bash

Get well soon y’all will be missed pray all is well


9/25/2023 5:31 PM  #8

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You will be missed.  But take care of yourself.


9/25/2023 6:44 PM  #9

Re: Missing the Bash

Hope you get to feeling better.

Its really me....I fixed my caps lock .

9/26/2023 3:24 PM  #10

Re: Missing the Bash

Sorry to hear that Gary. It’s not go to be as lively with out you

70, ragtop 351W/416 stroker Edel Performer heads w pro flow 4, Comp roller 35-421-8. T5

9/26/2023 5:47 PM  #11

Re: Missing the Bash

Bummer that you can't make it to the Bash, and bummer that you have to undergo the surgical procedure on your back. We could have talked airplanes.....Anyway "Hope you get well like a bat outta Hell!"

68 coupe - 351W, 4R70W, 9" 3.25 -- 65 convertible - 289 4v, C4, 8" 3.00

9/26/2023 8:10 PM  #12

Re: Missing the Bash

Wait you mean I am not going to get my yearly dose of Chris Farley impersonations from you?
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