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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-21-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By zzrodder
What year is it? I know on the older (70's, 80's)...

What year is it? I know on the older (70's, 80's) there is a rod that runs down the column to the ignition switch which bolts onto the column below the dash - maybe the switch itself is binding or...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-17-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By zzrodder
Sam is right, not everyone had the tools like a...

Sam is right, not everyone had the tools like a Mig welder, band saw, or other power tools so common now. Usually a set of Oxy/Acetylene torches and a stick welder was hi-tech, average guys weren't...
Forum: Builds! 11-17-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 212,918
Posted By zzrodder
Obviously you fellas are on the right track, I...

Obviously you fellas are on the right track, I thought when I came across that manifold pic that it was amazingly similar, now I know why. [cl I'm sure you'll get it sorted - must be tougher to do...
Forum: Builds! 11-17-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 212,918
Posted By zzrodder
Hmmm, this guy's making a very similar manifold, ...

Hmmm, this guy's making a very similar manifold,
with the carbs turned to run inline with the ports, small plenum.

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144841&d=1542432567
Forum: Builds! 11-17-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 33,554
Posted By zzrodder
I haven't tuned in for a while and have to say I...

I haven't tuned in for a while and have to say I feel like I'm underperforming when I see all the work you've done on the chop only to tear into a sectioning job! [cl[cl
If we all had your...
Forum: Builds! 11-16-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,300
Posted By zzrodder
Like the others have said, great wheel...

Like the others have said, great wheel choice!![cl[cl I like them better than their solid smoothies, a nice take on the old artillery style.
Forum: Builds! 11-16-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
Good question - I'm partial to black but the...

Good question - I'm partial to black but the original Packard cream color is a runner up.... lots of time to think on it still. [S
The owner also has a black 2dr and a cream roadster, both 37's so...
Forum: Builds! 11-15-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attach...

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144778&d=1542341766

Thanks everyone for the kind comments, I'm excited myself when I get to put the big pieces together like this. Tried to...
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 212,918
Posted By zzrodder
I don't want to beat up on you any further about...

I don't want to beat up on you any further about the manifold, but I think the guys may be onto something with the large plenum volume, it looks big block size to me. I know you have the top plate...
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
Gratuitous inspirational mock-up time! ...

Gratuitous inspirational mock-up time!

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144748&d=1542252060

Looking like a real car now..:)
...
Forum: Builds! 11-12-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attach...

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144699&d=1542075937

I used these Speedway hangers, picked up the idea from Dr C on the 1937 Chev build.
...
Forum: Builds! 11-11-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attach...

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144672&d=1542001548

Leaving in a week - had the first warning snow a couple days ago :eek: I don't want to get out the snow blower, had...
Forum: Builds! 11-10-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 24,096
Posted By zzrodder
Working on the exhaust, 2 1/4" stainless, just...

Working on the exhaust, 2 1/4" stainless, just tacked together at this point.

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144639&d=1541908133

Walker stainless mufflers - I decided...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 11-09-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By zzrodder
Yep, though chopped and modified. Whats the...

Yep, though chopped and modified. Whats the engine in the 32? Rover V8 (Buick)?
Thanks for the pics !
Forum: Builds! 11-01-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,191
Posted By zzrodder
Lookin' good! Oh, those crummy cheap gaskets are...

Lookin' good! Oh, those crummy cheap gaskets are a pain in the drain.. I still make my own from a Mr Gasket blank sheet so I can match it right to the head/ exhaust flange, coat it with hi temp...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 11-01-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
I took BN's advice and took the calipers off,...

I took BN's advice and took the calipers off, filed, wire brushed and lubed all the contact points between the calipers and mounts - you can see how rusty the mount is in the first pic. I used a...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-31-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
In my case, it's not the pistons seizing up, it's...

In my case, it's not the pistons seizing up, it's the mounts that the caliper sits in that is holding it too tightly.



Thanks, I'll check those things out.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-30-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
Good info Doc, thanks. I'll do the magnet test /...

Good info Doc, thanks. I'll do the magnet test / dust exam in the next couple days. Today I bled the fronts, didn't seem to spit out any air but they did take a few goes to get it flowing. Doing it...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-30-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
Hmmmm, good question, I don't recall putting in...

Hmmmm, good question, I don't recall putting in ceramic pads but since I have CRS, anything is possible [S:confused: .... going to do the bleed and look at them today - is there an easy way to tell...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-29-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
It is the original prop valve from the 78 F 150...

It is the original prop valve from the 78 F 150 (canít see it in the pic, itís down on the frame). A separate adjustable prop valve added into the rear line would no doubt compensate for the rears...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-29-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
It has been on the road since 2006 with no...

It has been on the road since 2006 with no alterations, working fine 'till now -after seeing your post I just checked it now to make sure the large reservoir is going to the front brakes - yes. (oh...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-28-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 192
Sticky: COE
Views: 29,050
Posted By zzrodder
Wow, that's a serious amount of sheetmetal to...

Wow, that's a serious amount of sheetmetal to iron out. Ain't black wonderful, dusty already :D
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-28-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By zzrodder
Front brakes not working??

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144494&d=1540778031

Took the Hennway out for an end of season drive, rear brakes started to squeak as coming to an easy stop, also...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-27-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By zzrodder
Great pics! That first one has a real 'Bates...

Great pics! That first one has a real 'Bates Motel' look... [P
Forum: Builds! 10-27-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By zzrodder
OK, how about this [S ..... ...

OK, how about this [S .....

http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=144477&d=1540697884

El Cadarino.....[ddd:D
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