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Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-13-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By BlueNorther
otherwise it is a beauty I wouldn't mind parking...

otherwise it is a beauty I wouldn't mind parking in my driveway.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-13-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By BlueNorther
it's got the wrong springs in it, sits way to...

it's got the wrong springs in it, sits way to tall, should be at least 4" lower in front.

front springs are under so much load they are skewed sideways in their mounts.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-11-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,149
Views: 501,025
Posted By BlueNorther
saw a 57 2dr sedan with a 59 2dr sedan...

saw a 57 2dr sedan with a 59 2dr sedan roof!!!!!!!!

that is how they should have looked from factory, really really BADA$$.
Forum: Builds! 07-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 186,300
Posted By BlueNorther
Since when has any drag racer applied common...

Since when has any drag racer applied common sense?

The saying around drag strips has always been: If some is good, more is better,and TOO much is just enough!!!

But, you are right start with 2...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 462
Posted By BlueNorther
Oh,So now we are applying common sense to this...

Oh,So now we are applying common sense to this POS!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 263
Posted By BlueNorther
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,...

no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, a thousand times NO,

that twin I beam FS is THE UGLIEST SUSPENSION DESIGN EVAR!!!!!!!!

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE IT IS FAR FORWARD...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By BlueNorther
keep the p/s pump for hyroboost only, it does not...

keep the p/s pump for hyroboost only, it does not require the steering gear to operate.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-10-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 462
Posted By BlueNorther
I have a feeling whoever built this has...

I have a feeling whoever built this has absolutely no idea how almost anything automotive works, or he wouldn't have installed the fuel tank backwards.

with the fuel outlets facing forward, the...
Forum: Builds! 07-10-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 186,300
Posted By BlueNorther
I've seen some of Don's slant six car on the net,...

I've seen some of Don's slant six car on the net, and yes I agree that sixes are a whole different cat when it comes to carbs.

doing a little math, ( that's all my head can take) those 3 1.08's...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-10-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 462
Posted By BlueNorther
Looks like it's never been driven much, mostly on...

Looks like it's never been driven much, mostly on and off the trailer used to haul it to and from static shows.

don't need no fancy SusPenshun when you's got a trailer.

TQ's FOREVER!!!!!!
Forum: Builds! 07-05-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 186,300
Posted By BlueNorther
OK I understand the simple is better concept, but...

OK I understand the simple is better concept, but I always preferred more cfm than was typically arrived at by so called "formulas" which are based on the lowest rpm that would be seen at full...
Forum: Builds! 07-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 186,300
Posted By BlueNorther
Thumbs up Ford Autolite CFM by venturi diameter @ 3"Hg. ...

Ford Autolite CFM by venturi diameter @ 3"Hg.

0.98 = 190 CFM
1.01 = 240 CFM
1.02 = 245 CFM
1.08 = 287 CFM
1.14 = 300 CFM
1.21 = 351 CFM
1.23 = 356 CFM
1.33 = 424 CFM
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 06-29-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BlueNorther
Look into locker kits for open diffs (won't work...

Look into locker kits for open diffs (won't work in posi carriers) some times called lunch box lockers, super easy installation. mines a Auburn Gear brand.

I installed one in my DD 2001 Blazer...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 06-24-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 850
Posted By BlueNorther
The Holley carbs with the one piece "liftoff"...

The Holley carbs with the one piece "liftoff" tops aren't a copy of the 4100 ford autolite carbs, it was a Marine application, to pass inspections that the standard float bowl Holley's would fail.
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 06-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 662,130
Posted By BlueNorther
amen brother!!

amen brother!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 06-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 662,130
Posted By BlueNorther
What is old is now new!

it was J Walter Christy's 1905 Vanderbilt Cup entry.

it was powered by a 20L (1214ci) v4 transverse engine FWD, and incorporates telescoping U-joints to allow for steering. the dual RF tires were...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-02-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4,149
Views: 501,025
Posted By BlueNorther
but they do make 6 to 5 lug wheel adapters.

but they do make 6 to 5 lug wheel adapters.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-16-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 662,130
Posted By BlueNorther
zip codes didn't exist in the 50's. has to...

zip codes didn't exist in the 50's.

has to be from late 60's (67-70).
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-11-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By BlueNorther
tiltray 9-1/2" headlight as used on 1929-30 chevy...

tiltray 9-1/2" headlight as used on 1929-30 chevy trucks
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-21-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 662,130
Posted By BlueNorther
the building being worked on is the new in 1949...

the building being worked on is the new in 1949 UN building, that's why the lack of safety equipment, they were a bunch of "throw-away" immigrants
Forum: Flatheads: 4 - 6 - 8 - 12 bangers! 01-09-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,455
Posted By BlueNorther
looks like an F head to me the exhaust exits out...

looks like an F head to me the exhaust exits out the top of the cylinder head, and the spark plugs are in the side of the head.

STILL, damn cool!!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-01-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 619
Posted By BlueNorther
atta boy Sam!!!

atta boy Sam!!!
Forum: Buick Nailheads! 01-01-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,086
Posted By BlueNorther
the 57 chevy 3 speed was one of the worst 3...

the 57 chevy 3 speed was one of the worst 3 speeds ever, find a aluminum cased 3 speed with od that was used in some jeeps and f150's in the 70's and ealy 80's.

it's a top loader with an old timey...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 01-01-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By BlueNorther
figure for cubic inches and divide by 231, your...

figure for cubic inches and divide by 231, your example is about 24.5 us gallons. the round ends would require more math than my brain can survive.

there's a little Buick in every US gallon, get...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-04-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By BlueNorther
look at Dell Insperion laptop, with an i5 intel,...

look at Dell Insperion laptop, with an i5 intel, 8gb ram and a 500gb harddrive, should be able to find one in the $275- $350 range.

stay away from tablets and note books, merely big phones like OI...
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