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Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:56 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Thanks for boosting my confidence Dr. C.. I...

Thanks for boosting my confidence Dr. C.. I didn't get much done on the pan today, Oh, I guess I let the JB Weld cure, that's something. I sanded the outside hardened putty down somewhat.
Mostly,...
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 12:11 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Part of the problem is that I don't like throwing...

Part of the problem is that I don't like throwing away something that is 95% good and only a measly 5% bad. I have to fix it, usually at great cost. And the other part of the problem is, I assumed...
Forum: Builds! 05-20-2018, 10:55 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
I've been planning ahead to replace the tired,...

I've been planning ahead to replace the tired, old motor in my '36 pick-up. It's getting a bit embarrassing; smoking on the hard grunts. So the local machine shop is tinkering away on another Mercury...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 05-20-2018, 11:36 AM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Hi and Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern...

Hi and Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta.
Yep, start a build thread and post lots of pictures, like the guys said.
My thoughts on master cylinders are; you'll probably have to rebuild...
Forum: Car shows! 05-15-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By MercuryMac
The fenders that I found were really nice, in...

The fenders that I found were really nice, in fact I have not found anything wrong with them that will need fixing. But, I don't dicker well so I paid his price and he probably had the fenders...
Forum: Car shows! 05-14-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By MercuryMac
I had bought a handful of little things from that...

I had bought a handful of little things from that vender that had your fender but I didn't pay attention to that Model A piece in a lot of Model T stuff , until it was too late.
My set of fenders...
Forum: Builds! 05-14-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,233
Posted By MercuryMac
The grille keeps making me think of a home made...

The grille keeps making me think of a home made Hudson one from about '51.

Opinion section: Torchie I've been studying the chops for you and come up with a plan. It's got to be a slanty chop, two...
Forum: Builds! 05-13-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By MercuryMac
Henry, there is the channel with the fuzzy stuff...

Henry, there is the channel with the fuzzy stuff in it. Mine has a stainless steel strip at both edges, [inside the car and outside]. This car is a '48 Monarch coupe, but it should be the same.
Forum: Builds! 05-13-2018, 10:31 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
How to go, Gold. A big milestone.

How to go, Gold. A big milestone.
Forum: Car shows! 05-12-2018, 11:27 PM
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Views: 283
Posted By MercuryMac
Yes and No, Snopro. I went and got some old...

Yes and No, Snopro.
I went and got some old Hemi spark plug tubes for a 354, at quite a reasonable price. Small potatoes compared to the price I paid for some near perfect Model A front fenders,...
Forum: Builds! 05-12-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,233
Posted By MercuryMac
Go for it, Torchie. I am picking up a '51...

Go for it, Torchie.
I am picking up a '51 Plymouth this summer as a parts car. Would '49's and 51's be the same? There might be some more parts for you in this 51.
I'll be watching you.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-11-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By MercuryMac
I like your original gauges too.

I like your original gauges too.
Forum: Builds! 05-09-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By MercuryMac
I've never felt so good, knowing I'm a pain in...

I've never felt so good, knowing I'm a pain in the a$$, ---- harping like that.
Keep up the good work.
Could you put the hats on the opposite sides and gain any 'front to back' advantage, or maybe...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-08-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By MercuryMac
Your Sandhill cranes got me thinking just like...

Your Sandhill cranes got me thinking just like BobW, some must migrate and some must not. I heard some getting here, about a week ago. They probably haven't started to nest yet. Sandhill cranes are...
Forum: Builds! 05-08-2018, 10:19 AM
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Views: 8,613
Posted By MercuryMac
Three degrees positive sounds a lot better to me...

Three degrees positive sounds a lot better to me too.
Forum: Builds! 05-07-2018, 09:25 PM
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Views: 8,613
Posted By MercuryMac
My only concern is the same as Bob W's. Could you...

My only concern is the same as Bob W's. Could you bolt on the two A frames and check if the upper ball joint is behind the lower one, for proper caster? I hate to keep harping, but I have to cut my...
Forum: Builds! 05-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,192
Posted By MercuryMac
Yes Dozer we have had one or two plow days each...

Yes Dozer we have had one or two plow days each year for about 20 years. For the last few years we've also had combine days with old stuff from the forties, fifties and sixties. Now, we're starting...
Forum: Builds! 05-03-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,192
Posted By MercuryMac
I had been given an old looking muffler that was...

I had been given an old looking muffler that was never used because some bored thug had beat on it with a piece of angle iron. That could be fixed, right,------Wrong! I did the best that I could,...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-30-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By MercuryMac
Instead of sitting down and thinking things...

Instead of sitting down and thinking things through, I just went a few miles away and dug my Uncle Don's Massey-Harris seed drill out of the trees and ground. It's been sitting there with neglect...
Forum: Builds! 04-29-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By MercuryMac
You probably remember the warning from Dr. Crank,...

You probably remember the warning from Dr. Crank, just before you weld in your front axle, 'make sure you can adjust your caster enough'. You might have to tip the M2 cross-member back a little bit....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-29-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm in this group too. Just finishing up a Twin...

I'm in this group too. Just finishing up a Twin City tractor and half way through a '34 Plymouth five window coupe, while gathering parts for a '34 Dodge Brothers truck. I've partly finished a '68...
Forum: Builds! 04-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,192
Posted By MercuryMac
Well Skip, this one will ride on a trailer some,...

Well Skip, this one will ride on a trailer some, but I will get you some pictures of this tractor in 'untrailer-queen' mode this summer.
Forum: Builds! 04-27-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,192
Posted By MercuryMac
Now the other rear fender is primed, painted and...

Now the other rear fender is primed, painted and installed. Just the muffler left.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-27-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 291,753
Posted By MercuryMac
I've got one of those coupes. Mine is a '46...

I've got one of those coupes. Mine is a '46 Canadian Dodge coupe, [Plymouth coupe with Dodge badges]. These cars have really nice lines on the back of the roof and trunk. My pictures don't do the car...
Forum: Builds! 04-25-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,192
Posted By MercuryMac
Bam, there will be some colour details, Red. Not...

Bam, there will be some colour details, Red. Not a lot, though. I've only seen one picture of a Twin City with pinstripes on the spokes and I wonder if the restorer just added them himself. Dang guys...
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