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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-29-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,380
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
As a general rule, don't chop wagons. ...

As a general rule, don't chop wagons.

They're very hard to get "right" and way too easy to get wrong. And when they're wrong, they're awful.

99% of the time they just look like they've...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 04-28-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
If it's only a broken leaf or two a local spring...

If it's only a broken leaf or two a local spring shop should be able to accommodate you. Otherwise, F1 springs are easy to come by.

Trailer springs are for trailers...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 04-22-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Not sure why you would. I had the factory double...

Not sure why you would. I had the factory double wheel cylinder setup on my '58 Plymouth and they were TERRIBLE. That's coming from a guy who loves drum brakes! :eek:

The Ford brakes would be...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-21-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,257
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Great info Bob! Really helps put it in...

Great info Bob!

Really helps put it in perspective. Media & ulterior motive types have a way of throwing these numbers around in a way that makes them sound so "SCARY".

Well, until you...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-21-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Nope, same way. :D ...

Nope, same way. :D

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Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-20-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
VW guys had it long before. It's just part of...

VW guys had it long before. It's just part of life when dealing with swing-axle suspensions! :D
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-20-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,257
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Another excellent point Bob. Everyone here and...

Another excellent point Bob. Everyone here and their family stands a far greater chance of perishing in a car accident than from anything to do with a virus. Does that mean we should all stop...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-17-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,257
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Bob, I would love to sit down and have a drink...

Bob, I would love to sit down and have a drink with you one of these days. I think we would agree on far more than we wouldn't. :D Stay well my friend, eventually I might make it to the great...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-14-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Had to be a lot of factors already at play there....

Had to be a lot of factors already at play there. I'm thinking this was likely a poor management situation.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-14-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,257
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Agreed on all points. Glad you're dong...

Agreed on all points.

Glad you're dong well Don!
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 04-06-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Oof. And I'm out... :eek:

Oof. And I'm out... :eek:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-20-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Welcome, and looks like fun! My initial $.02...

Welcome, and looks like fun!

My initial $.02 - Ditch the ugly MII.

Sell it to fund a proper hot rod axle. [;)
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 03-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Currently it's a rock kinda shaped like a '65...

Currently it's a rock kinda shaped like a '65 Chevy P/U. I'm not much for the interwebs anymore, but I still check in. I'll try to not be lazy and throw some pics up soon... [;)
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 03-09-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
It looks great in Australia...

It looks great in Australia...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-22-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,585
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Excuse my curiosity, but what is the other belt...

Excuse my curiosity, but what is the other belt for?
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-21-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,585
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Why do you need a double groove pulley on a...

Why do you need a double groove pulley on a generator? [S
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-21-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Unfortunately there have been far more than 3...

Unfortunately there have been far more than 3 built...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 01-02-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,370
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Always a good mechanical pump whenever possible! ...

Always a good mechanical pump whenever possible! Most electric pumps are Chinese junk, no matter where they are "assembled". I've never had a mechanical pump that I installed let me down. I also...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-19-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Simple design work - Follow the "rule of thirds"...

Simple design work - Follow the "rule of thirds" and you will never go wrong - 2/3rds body height to 1/3rd top height. Never fails! [;)
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Cheers buddy! [;)

Cheers buddy! [;)
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 11-22-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,207
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
You'll regret it. Lexan scratches easily, and in...

You'll regret it. Lexan scratches easily, and in a roll up/down scenario it will look like crap in no time. Not to mention be a bear to see through, especially if wet.

Flat glass is cheap,...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-20-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Since we seem to be talking FvF here, I did see...

Since we seem to be talking FvF here, I did see it last weekend.

Entertaining to watch, but like most Hollywood stuff there were some very marked departures from reality. Some don't even make...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-19-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I saw the movie on Saturday, it was pretty good.

I saw the movie on Saturday, it was pretty good.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-06-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Rodder's Journal is still putting out great...

Rodder's Journal is still putting out great content with untouched photography talent. I purchased one of the lifetime subscriptions a few years ago when they offered it, and glad I did.

They...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-31-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I think most people here are saying keep the...

I think most people here are saying keep the bumper for the current appearance of your car. Honestly it's just not currently modified enough to pull off the no bumper look. Besides, if you're going...
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