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Forum: Builds! 05-18-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 91,252
Posted By 4dr orphan
1940 Plymouth truck

It's great to see 40's era MoPars being brought back. Personally, I think they're the last of the affordable tin out there.
Then again, try falling in love with this face........
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-24-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,447
Posted By 4dr orphan
re: California Kid

Amazon.com has it avaiable on DVD. Originally it was a made for TV (only), but lately has become available on DVD. It is NOT a recording of a broadcast. The cost of the DVD is under $10.

Ed W
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By 4dr orphan
Michigan Guys

There was a guy in Marine City who had a twin to our DeSoto. It was an original driver. He couldn't find anyone to take a look at it for 4K. That's a crime!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By 4dr orphan
1946-1948 mopar more doors here...??

The price was right (my neighbor's Grandfather bought it new), I didn't really want it. Then we reconsidered building it into something that we can throw the dog & grandkids into & have fun. The idea...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By 4dr orphan
1946-1948 mopar more doors here...??

We've lost any street cred by doing a 48 DeSoto S-11 4 dr.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By 4dr orphan
Michigan guys

I'm in Port Huron
Forum: Builds! 03-11-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,993
Posted By 4dr orphan
48 desoto 4dr

Requesting a couple of answers/guidance here:

1) I know there are companies out there that sell seat belt shoulder harnesses, good quality items. What I'm trying to do is to keep the costs at a...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-06-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By 4dr orphan
I think we can ALL relate to that part. It...

I think we can ALL relate to that part.
It almost makes sense to dry wall as soon as the walls are wired BEFORE you put anything in the garage.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-03-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By 4dr orphan
Suggestions for my garage please......

We have a 28' X 28' garage with a walk up second floor. It's detached from the house. It is soon to be insulated. It is wood construction, vinyl sided with a 10/12 pitch roof. The walls are raised...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 11-17-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 404
Sticky: Engine pictures
Views: 331,477
Posted By 4dr orphan
Engines

I've always had a soft spot for the Cadillac flathead V-8. From a visual standpoint, the idea of having the exhaust come from the top of the engine would be inpressive with a "band of snakes" set of...
Forum: Builds! 11-03-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,993
Posted By 4dr orphan
48 desoto

Thanks P.R.
I must admit, it's reassuring to see (what appears to be) another solid (46-48) 4dr. His price is way more than what I can generate at this time. FWIW I wouldn't part it out either if it...
Forum: Builds! 11-02-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,993
Posted By 4dr orphan
I'm right across the creek from Sarnia, how far...

I'm right across the creek from Sarnia, how far are you?
A parts car is a parts car!
You bet I'm interested IF the price is right...................
Forum: Builds! 11-02-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,993
Posted By 4dr orphan
Thanks for the tip. I purchased their remote oil...

Thanks for the tip. I purchased their remote oil filter unit that removes the oil filter mounting on the bottom plate of the oil pump. The problem I'm left with is the AN fittings that it takes. I...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 09-04-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,489
Posted By 4dr orphan
440 MoPar oil pump issue

Okay, I need some help on the DeSoto. The issue is an interferance between the horizontal oil filter arrangement of a 440 MoPar and the input shaft of a power rack & pinion. What I need is (either)...
Forum: Builds! 09-04-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,993
Posted By 4dr orphan
48 DeSoto 4dr

Okay, I need some help on the DeSoto. The issue is an interferance between the horizontal oil filter arrangement of a 440 MoPar and the input shaft of a power rack & pinion. What I need is (either)...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-11-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,188
Posted By 4dr orphan
Easyrods

I've been aware of these guys for a couple of years. There's a guy in Sterling Heights, MI with a midnight blue "Bird with this kit and a license plate that says 49 tbird. Personally, I like them....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 07-07-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,257
Posted By 4dr orphan
Your statement resonated with me. I agree, the V6...

Your statement resonated with me. I agree, the V6 doesn't get it, so I thought I would flaunt it's shortcoming !


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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 07-04-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,257
Posted By 4dr orphan
Your statement resonated with me. I agree, the V6...

Your statement resonated with me. I agree, the V6 doesn't get it, so I flaunted it's shortcoming ! Here's hoping you can read it.......
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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 05-31-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,257
Posted By 4dr orphan
Nice to here from you Gene. Your avatar is...

Nice to here from you Gene.
Your avatar is still my favorite prowler picture of all time.............
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-28-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,164
Posted By 4dr orphan
Love the box. Sure it's abbreviated (and almost...

Love the box.
Sure it's abbreviated (and almost worthless), but so what?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-27-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By 4dr orphan
Lokar has a sending unit (for lack of a better...

Lokar has a sending unit (for lack of a better word) that might work. Priced at just under $190, the best I could hope for is that the schematic would be the same. The remaining wires would then...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-27-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,923
Posted By 4dr orphan
I got the same message earlier today. No...

I got the same message earlier today.

No place for that on this board.............
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-21-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By 4dr orphan
Please help identify the origin

My son-in-law recently gave me an item he purchased off eBay. The seller had no idea where it came from, but that it was kicking around in his garage for a long time.

In the efort to keep...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 05-21-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,257
Posted By 4dr orphan
There's an awful lot of wisdom in your 29 years....

There's an awful lot of wisdom in your 29 years. My gut feeling is that you're a "fossil" in training.

I'm quickly getting the feeling that rhis site (as well as H.A.M.B.) have become places...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 05-21-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,257
Posted By 4dr orphan
Reminds of Milner's (American Graffiti)...

Reminds of Milner's (American Graffiti) statement........." Music went to $#%& when Buddy Holly died" (or something like that).
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