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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,409
Posted By bob w
The black & white pictures make everything look...

The black & white pictures make everything look so austere. It creates a bit of a depressing feeling about the times, for me. But I love seeing the stations, the cars and the settings where the...
Forum: Builds! Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,032
Posted By bob w
I've mounted 3 or 4 to the axle. Works fine. I...

I've mounted 3 or 4 to the axle. Works fine. I have 6" of Double D inside each other so plenty of engagement and no slop. The amount of in/out change, if mounted right is about 3/8" inch.

Years...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,561
Views: 636,781
Posted By bob w
My most "want to have" car is a '34 Ford...

My most "want to have" car is a '34 Ford Roadster, but either of those coupes will do.[cl[cl
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
I got the gauges back mounted and am trying to...

I got the gauges back mounted and am trying to figure out how to mount the panel in the cowl. I have nothing to fill the speedometer hole with. Maybe my wedding picture? The other hole is for a...
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,642
Posted By bob w
Nice frame. Isn't all that sheet metal bending,...

Nice frame. Isn't all that sheet metal bending, welding and grinding fun? Not sure about that last pic.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-02-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 18,203
Posted By bob w
smallfoot, Black Betty by Ram Jam in on my...

smallfoot, Black Betty by Ram Jam in on my monthly playlist.. Great version. Spiderbait does a good version too.

This is an epic performance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QGMCSCFoKA
Forum: Builds! 12-01-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
Blowing snow and icy roads kept me from getting...

Blowing snow and icy roads kept me from getting the Jeep engine today. Worked a little on fitting the dashboard to the cowl.

There's no plan to build a frame and running gear for this body this...
Forum: Builds! 11-30-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
The windshield assembly is pretty much done...

The windshield assembly is pretty much done except for some more welding and grinding. Now on to the dash. I trimmed it and it will be recessed as shown. Got to make a smooth transition to the cowl...
Forum: Builds! 11-30-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 55,580
Posted By bob w
That's a great idea, Dozer.

That's a great idea, Dozer.
Forum: Builds! 11-30-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 21,539
Posted By bob w
Very nice running board bracket, Bill.

Very nice running board bracket, Bill.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-29-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 18,203
Posted By bob w
animal, that You Tube won't load. Here's an...

animal, that You Tube won't load.

Here's an excellent example of symphonic metal (which I happen to like a lot). The drummer really gets into his work. Unfortunately, shortly after this concert in...
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
I'm pretty interested in how much power can be...

I'm pretty interested in how much power can be made with a mild stroker Jeep engine. We'll see, Tom. Thinking of 125" wheelbase on the dragster rattling around in my mind. Probably same carbs and...
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,018
Posted By bob w
The van is out of this world!

The van is out of this world!
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,088
Posted By bob w
Nice job, FV. Couple days ago I was driving down...

Nice job, FV. Couple days ago I was driving down the road at 70mph and a stock, unrestored '46 Dodge pick up passed me. So those flathead sixes can still get the job done in today's traffic.
Forum: Builds! 11-28-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 22,237
Posted By bob w
Your home is coming along nicely. Too bad winter...

Your home is coming along nicely. Too bad winter is interfering.

Maybe you can write a book on how we need more government interference in our lives.
Forum: Car shows! 11-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By bob w
Yep, definitely a Kool car show. Makes us...

Yep, definitely a Kool car show. Makes us Northerners jealous.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-28-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By bob w
Talked to a Minnesota State Trooper a couple...

Talked to a Minnesota State Trooper a couple years ago. He said they spend almost all their time at accident scenes and have little time left for law enforcement.

During busy times they don't seem...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-28-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,244
Posted By bob w
Nothing but professional quality work from you...

Nothing but professional quality work from you now, buddy.[cl
Forum: Builds! 11-28-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 41,782
Posted By bob w
That was quite an ordeal. I hope Mrs. z is in...

That was quite an ordeal. I hope Mrs. z is in good health now.

Great to see you back on the Packard.

Are you staying home this winter?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-28-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By bob w
I'm just a hammer mechanic so you might want to...

I'm just a hammer mechanic so you might want to wait for more expert advice. But, I wouldn't worry about it unless it was touching.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-28-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By bob w
To you rat rodders and your families, Happy...

To you rat rodders and your families, Happy Thanksgiving.

(nice to see a post from you, animal)
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
Just curious... why three separate sources to...

Just curious... why three separate sources to collect Jeep parts? I understand the stroker crank, but what's special about the cylinder head?

.[/QUOTE]

Thanks Dr. C. I just try to keep it...
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,904
Posted By bob w
I whipped up a stanchion today. It's made from 14...

I whipped up a stanchion today. It's made from 14 ga. sheet metal. Three pieces welded together. Still have more grinding and sanding. Then trim it to fit the cowl. Picked up the metal to make the...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-26-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,095
Posted By bob w
Why even get in it? Just send it to the...

Why even get in it? Just send it to the lumberyard to pick up your order.:D
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-26-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 212
Posted By bob w
Happy Birthday fbp. Keep those contributions...

Happy Birthday fbp. Keep those contributions coming. We like 'em.
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