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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-14-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,411
Posted By HandOverFist
I purchased the same Tig welder for...

I purchased the same Tig welder for myself...seems to be a nice piece so far. I agree with Dr Crank...it's going to take a lot of practice. My last project was challenging enough on it's own...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-12-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Lol...I promise you there is more rust than paint...

Lol...I promise you there is more rust than paint on this one. It appears at some point someone sprayed the body with some matte clear. I just now went over it with some rattle can Navy Blue...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-12-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Got the window regulators repaired and waiting on...

Got the window regulators repaired and waiting on some window run channel so I can get the glass back in the doors. I have all the lights/signals operational now...working on getting all the gauges...
Forum: Tech Tips! 12-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,356
Posted By HandOverFist
Never tried the acetone mix...atf works great on...

Never tried the acetone mix...atf works great on it's own. Another tip I have employed storing carburetors...fill the float bowls with atf and all the gaskets will never dry out or shrink. When ready...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-25-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
Here is the gear in case the weld does not work...

Here is the gear in case the weld does not work out... https://www.ebay.com/itm/Chevrolet-Chevy-GMC-Truck-Window-Regulator-Gear-1934-1946/273168025451

I'm only replacing the broken passenger...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-24-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Actually, these windows are the easiest and most...

Actually, these windows are the easiest and most uncomplicated I have ever dealt with. If I had the parts on hand this would already be finished.

What's aggravating is I now have the truck at a...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-23-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
Other than the gear itself I have been unable to...

Other than the gear itself I have been unable to locate a driver side regulator.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-23-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Yeah, I'm pretty satisfied with it, but I don't...

Yeah, I'm pretty satisfied with it, but I don't think the same idea is going to work on the front. Leaning towards bending/shaping some sheetmetal with cooling holes now...we'll see. The next project...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-23-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
It's able to drive again and it aint...

It's able to drive again and it aint leaking...guess that's all I can ask. :p
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-23-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
While pondering the regulator repair I tackled...

While pondering the regulator repair I tackled the door glass/frame. Turned out to be not much issue with only two rivets holding the bottom channel to the main hoop. Although these frames are in...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-22-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
There are only two points of attachment...it...

There are only two points of attachment...it can't be installed incorrectly as there is no adjustment. I can get another gear easily...why not replace it? If it were the door handle side you would...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-22-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
You see what the rat truck looks like...not too...

You see what the rat truck looks like...not too concerned with looks. Besides, the window itself does not rub against anything being in a frame. If it did even a glass version would be scratched...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-22-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
I'm thinking I would rather just replace the...

I'm thinking I would rather just replace the entire gear. Ordering some new window run channel and another window glass for the passenger side...might consider using lexan no more than these will be...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-22-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By HandOverFist
window regulators

Working on this '46 Chevy cab trying to get the door windows operational. After getting everything apart I found the driver side regulator is damaged, but the window is fine. The passenger side...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-05-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Plodding along...

Plodding along...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-29-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
The bed turned out fairly well. The barrel is...

The bed turned out fairly well. The barrel is proving to be a sonovfa.... :mad:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-25-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Beginning to look like something. The real test...

Beginning to look like something. The real test will be if I can manage to weld that barrel half... :p
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,743
Views: 936,350
Posted By HandOverFist
And then the arse whoopin commenced lol!

And then the arse whoopin commenced lol!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-23-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Boy, howdy...it sure is nice to have a plasma...

Boy, howdy...it sure is nice to have a plasma cutter!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-13-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Beautiful grille, but something that narrow would...

Beautiful grille, but something that narrow would only accentuate the ugliness that is currently behind it. I need more coverage. :o
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
If I had enough skill I would like to see...

If I had enough skill I would like to see something curve around a bit to help hide all that ugly frame, steering box, ect. If not curved at least something wider. A thick oak board bumper would...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
That does look pretty good, but this old grille...

That does look pretty good, but this old grille is all to pieces...not sure if I could tie it all together.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Yes...I can only use about half of the half...

Yes...I can only use about half of the half barrel when said and done. I'll cut and play with it before committing for sure. :)
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
Lol! Whatever happens up front it will be...

Lol! Whatever happens up front it will be bolt-on, so easily replaced if necessary. :D
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-11-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,663
Posted By HandOverFist
It would look worse than this? Keep in mind I...

It would look worse than this? Keep in mind I have it just wedged into place at the moment...It would be recessed further in and cut down as well. I was just thinking it would tie-in the look with...
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