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Forum: Builds! 09-21-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,499
Posted By williej45
You either need good brakes or a good horn. But,...

You either need good brakes or a good horn. But, let me tell ya, it takes one hell of a horn to make an oak tree move out of your way!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-21-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 331,281
Posted By williej45
Been working on the girder for my new bike...

Been working on the girder for my new bike project. Trees are almost done, legs are almost done, gotta order material and learn to cut single point threads to make my pivot bolts. Would have been...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-09-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,986
Posted By williej45
Girder legs will be about 36" long. could be...

Girder legs will be about 36" long. could be worse, rake is only 35 degrees.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-05-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,986
Posted By williej45
My latest obsession. Because suspension is for...

My latest obsession. Because suspension is for sissys! Next on the list is a girder front end. Hope to have a bike for sale by spring.
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 06-22-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,551
Posted By williej45
Have you had a chance to get this up and running?...

Have you had a chance to get this up and running?
If it works as advertised, it would be an awesome addition to the shop!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 05-31-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 977,251
Posted By williej45
The skulls are tequila bottles. The hood and...

The skulls are tequila bottles.
The hood and front end are a little too over the top for me. When you weld S@#! to your car just for shock factor (saw blades), I'm out.
Forum: Bikes 04-06-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By williej45
Looks like a 6 cylinder Lycoming aircraft engine

Looks like a 6 cylinder Lycoming aircraft engine
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By williej45
I want to cry every time i see the original "Gone...

I want to cry every time i see the original "Gone in 60 Seconds"
The number of cool old cars the destroy is painful.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 12-21-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,820
Posted By williej45
We looked into it on an industrial level (not...

We looked into it on an industrial level (not this company in particular), sent them samples of what we do, and waited for results. Oddly, they never got back to us and have quit replying to our...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 10-22-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By williej45
They do work, but it is obvious that you used...

They do work, but it is obvious that you used one. the lines have a "texture" to them and are not constant width. Neither are brush pinstripes, but these will be choppy.
That being said, they work...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-31-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By williej45
I had never thought of reversing the latch! ...

I had never thought of reversing the latch!
Next time.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-30-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By williej45
The hinge pins must be in line for the doors to...

The hinge pins must be in line for the doors to swing smoothly. I removed the hinge pins and replaced it with a threaded rod, then braced the snot out them.
There would be nothing wrong with the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-29-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By williej45
I have done it 1.5 times (only 1 door on a...

I have done it 1.5 times (only 1 door on a truck).
some things I have learned:
Install the hinges as close to the outer skin as possible.
install the door in as close to the correct spacing as...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 08-04-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,852
Posted By williej45
Roll a piece of tig rod around the end and hold...

Roll a piece of tig rod around the end and hold it in place with 3 or 4 good tacks.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-03-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,091
Posted By williej45
I'm telling you, this would be the SH@#! ...

I'm telling you, this would be the SH@#!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6kJQhC7SQ4
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-29-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By williej45
If you know/trust/like the truck, then it is...

If you know/trust/like the truck, then it is worth putting some $$$ into. buying used runs the risk of owning someone else's headache.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-29-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,091
Posted By williej45
check out the Factory Five Racing "818" it uses...

check out the Factory Five Racing "818" it uses the drivetrain you are considering in a spaceframe kit car.You wouldn't have to get nearly as fancy, but the concept is there
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,731
Posted By williej45
Use diesel!!!!!

Use diesel!!!!!
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-07-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By williej45
The cowls on most of our cars are quite narrow,...

The cowls on most of our cars are quite narrow, hence the 20" width. This also makes engine mounts easy. Once you are past the cowl, the width can increase, but why go to the effort? The rear...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-28-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,049,002
Posted By williej45
looks like an A.D. chevy truck. 80 MPH would have...

looks like an A.D. chevy truck. 80 MPH would have been a white knuckle ride for sure!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-29-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By williej45
I recently moved from Fargo ND to just north of...

I recently moved from Fargo ND to just north of Boston MA. The weather man was sniveling about an "Arctic Blast" that could drop us to SINGLE DIGIT TEMPS!!!!!!! I about fell of the couch laughing....
Forum: Tech Tips! 12-18-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By williej45
Sorry, thought it was a question. Carry on.

Sorry, thought it was a question. Carry on.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-23-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,363
Posted By williej45
My father told me after his 50 yr reunion, "The...

My father told me after his 50 yr reunion, "The ones who were *****s in high school are still *****s."

My 30th is coming up. I have no urge to pay $50 for a $20 dollar meal with people i don't...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,049,002
Posted By williej45
WOW!!!

On a scale of 1-10, that would require a level 42 mullet.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-05-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 331,281
Posted By williej45
Did you know that the seats from an 01 Olds...

Did you know that the seats from an 01 Olds Intrigue are just the right width for a 52 Plymouth?
Tubs, fuel tank, and trunk floor too.
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