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Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-04-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By da_bull
I got ahold of the company today. They are...

I got ahold of the company today. They are sending the missing "sleeves" for the standard 78-88 GM mid-sized bearings. If something doesnt pan out with them, I'll definitely look into Speedway. ...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-04-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,057
Posted By da_bull
The 78-88 Malibu/El Camino/etc. mid-sized cars...

The 78-88 Malibu/El Camino/etc. mid-sized cars seem to be what a lot of guys use.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-02-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,057
Posted By da_bull
Spindle question

I bought a set of 28-48 spindles from SAE-Speed (https://www.sae-speed.com/products/1928-1948-ford-straight-axle-round-spindle-with-king-pin-kit-bushings-installed?_pos=4&_sid=36dba63d3&_ss=r). I...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-21-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By da_bull
Steering devices?

I've been looking at a reverse Corvair box for my setup (kinda makes the most sense for my build). Is there any other options for that style box? Like some out there, I am building on a budget. ...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-08-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
Since this will more than likely be my "forever...

Since this will more than likely be my "forever car", I'll probably do 7 degrees at the center of the threads at the heim joint at the frame. I would think one could get 2-3 degrees either way, so I...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-08-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
I am doing air in all four corners, but that...

I am doing air in all four corners, but that wouldnt be too bad of an idea, so as the air springs will as straight as possible.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
Cleopatra? I'm pretty sure I have that series...

Cleopatra? I'm pretty sure I have that series bookmarked...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
Cool beans. Seems like I got that info from one...

Cool beans. Seems like I got that info from one of your YT videos. I am a subscriber, but havent been able to look through any lately.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
Leaning super hard towards a reverse Corvair box....

Leaning super hard towards a reverse Corvair box. A friend a couple counties over is using one for his and it looked fairly simple.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
I was talking more about the front drop axle...

I was talking more about the front drop axle settings, sorry. The motor is already set about 3 degrees down as well as the rear 3 degrees up.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By da_bull
Point me in the correct direction

First rat rod. 1929 Model A Sedan. I built my frame from 2x3x3/16" tubing.
Next step is doing the radius rod rear mount. I've read about the 4-7 degree tilt back on the front axle at ride...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-19-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By da_bull
It has no flexplate or starter. Just the end of...

It has no flexplate or starter. Just the end of the crank staring at me :D I kinda thought I could just get a flexplate for a '66, and then the starter to match (whichever tooth config), but I...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-17-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By da_bull
250 I6 to 350 turbo

Dont know if this is the correct section, but here goes:

Been a while since I've played with the straight 6 stuff. Just bought a 250ci out of a 66 Chevy truck. Looking to mate a 350 turbo to it....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-08-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
I'm using the 2x3x3/16 tubing for the rails and...

I'm using the 2x3x3/16 tubing for the rails and crossmembers. Do you match the 3/16" for fish plating? Thinner? Thicker?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Thanks for the link. I can now compare that list...

Thanks for the link. I can now compare that list to the other one I found.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-15-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Absolutely! That's one of the main reasons for...

Absolutely! That's one of the main reasons for joining this community of rust :) Y'all have done this before and I can learn from your guys' mistakes, so to speak. Looking forward to building my...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-15-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
I'd say that would be a really close guess. ...

I'd say that would be a really close guess. That's about what I am measuring too.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Gotcha. I did some more measuring of what I...

Gotcha. I did some more measuring of what I have, and definitely bringing a tape measure before my next purchase, lol...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-14-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
That's what I was told too and I had no reason to...

That's what I was told too and I had no reason to doubt him. The CL pics were definitely an S10. I was just going off that link I provided two threads up. That link I had provided above said that...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-13-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
LB50, if you dont mind me asking, what was the...

LB50, if you dont mind me asking, what was the width (backplate to backplate) on the rear end? I saw here: https://www.quickperformance.com/Suspension-Measurements_ep_44.html that the rear out of an...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-03-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Yes sir I will. Awaiting triangulated rear...

Yes sir I will. Awaiting triangulated rear "stuff", and I think I can begin. Gotta build me a stout table first that will keep things straight and true, and the ability to clamp pieces down.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-02-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Lol, I'll bet. Been viewing your YT channel on...

Lol, I'll bet. Been viewing your YT channel on that build. How do those sleeve style air springs perform? I bought the normal style bags for the rear and figure I'd use one of them to mock up the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-02-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Ok, it's sinking in. Like I said this is my...

Ok, it's sinking in. Like I said this is my first frame build. That's why I am calling out on more experienced wrenches.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-02-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
Just checked out your "Cleopatra" That's snazzy!...

Just checked out your "Cleopatra" That's snazzy! Your frame is VERY similar to what I had pictured in my pea-brain.

Oh yeah. Any particular angle from the front axle to wishbones as they head...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-02-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,511
Posted By da_bull
7...noted. And to that, how much will it change...

7...noted. And to that, how much will it change when the complete motor is set in there compared to an empty block, and empty trans case? I suspect most of the rear stuff really wont come into play...
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