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Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:55 PM
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Posted By bob w
I try to stay busy but the blood clot in my leg...

I try to stay busy but the blood clot in my leg last week is really messing with my mind.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By bob w
Thanks for responding Dr. C. Brad, the owner of...

Thanks for responding Dr. C. Brad, the owner of the Chevy has the reputation of staying late so he can take home all the leftovers. Lives all week on them.
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,033
Posted By bob w
Excellent floor work Dr. C. My old sheet metal...

Excellent floor work Dr. C. My old sheet metal shop teacher would give it 96 out of a 100.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By bob w
Thursday at Gruber's

Yes folks, the every Thursday gathering at Gruber's is still going on. Not sure how many years but at least a dozen. Lots of food and some of the guys drive their interesting cars instead of the...
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 06:55 PM
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Views: 177,015
Posted By bob w
Hey Skip, I didn't check with the color police....

Hey Skip, I didn't check with the color police. It'll stay yellow however.
I filled the rear end and bled the brakes. Put the wheels on. The slicks are on Ansen Sprints now. The narrow rear end...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 05-17-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By bob w
I have home made ones on my dragster. Also, my...

I have home made ones on my dragster. Also, my '27 Lakes roadster (sold) had home made ones too. They work fine on the dragster and the roadster was good too. I had to tighten them up every week...
Forum: Builds! 05-15-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,811
Posted By bob w
Harrumph, a luxury rat rod. I guess it gets...

Harrumph, a luxury rat rod. I guess it gets pretty hot and sticky down your way so I approve.
Forum: Car shows! 05-15-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By bob w
I bought a T radiator and shell for $40 Sunday at...

I bought a T radiator and shell for $40 Sunday at a little swap meet. Can scrap the unrepairable radiator for $20 so the shell was only $20. I bought a new sprint car pitman arm for $3. Why???, I...
Forum: Builds! 05-15-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,337
Posted By bob w
Nice, solid frame.

Nice, solid frame.
Forum: Builds! 05-15-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,233
Posted By bob w
When I owned this '49 people used to ask if I was...

When I owned this '49 people used to ask if I was going to chop it. I'd tell them it is already chopped. You could say that is too subtle of a chop.
Forum: Builds! 05-14-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 99,309
Posted By bob w
When you think you're done you'll only have a...

When you think you're done you'll only have a couple dozen loose ends to fix. Lookin' real good Gold. You should be proud of what you created.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-14-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,252
Views: 327,215
Posted By bob w
Thanks for the kind remarks, fellas. On the way...

Thanks for the kind remarks, fellas. On the way to the swap meet I was driving in a 55 mph zone on a smooth county highway and before I knew it I had crept up to 75. Handles good.

I didn't realize...
Forum: Builds! 05-13-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 99,309
Posted By bob w
Rolling art is a lot better than static art. Way...

Rolling art is a lot better than static art. Way to go Gold.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-13-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,252
Views: 327,215
Posted By bob w
It was just a swap meet, no car show so I was in...

It was just a swap meet, no car show so I was in the spectator lot. Couldn't see if it attracted anyone.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-13-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,252
Views: 327,215
Posted By bob w
I went to a little swap meet (on Mother's Day,...

I went to a little swap meet (on Mother's Day, bad me) today. Dug the Fiat out of the back garage and was pleasantly surprised at how well it ran. Very cramped inside. It'll take some major work to...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-13-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By bob w
With 2 of my kids over the age of 50 there's no...

With 2 of my kids over the age of 50 there's no denying I have arrived at Old Age. Some of my grandkids are approaching 30. I can speak from experience that the Golden Years are more than a bit...
Forum: Builds! 05-13-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By bob w
This hobby wouldn't be near as fun if you didn't...

This hobby wouldn't be near as fun if you didn't have to think, plan, fabricate and modify. Boring if you just bolted kit parts together.

I love the Fast Four. You'll have a heck of a hot rod when...
Forum: Builds! 05-12-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By bob w
Do you intend to box in the open areas of the...

Do you intend to box in the open areas of the spring towers and crossmember?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-12-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By bob w
I sent a little money to the steakhouse where the...

I sent a little money to the steakhouse where the Celebration of Life was held. Today I received a very nice thank you card from his kids. The card had a pic of one of Willowbilly's art projects on...
Forum: Builds! 05-12-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By bob w
Yes, I use el Polacko's thread as a guide too....

Yes, I use el Polacko's thread as a guide too. He knows what he is doing. Glad you are getting it together.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By bob w
Kool find. It looks good there.

Kool find. It looks good there.
Forum: Builds! 05-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,032
Posted By bob w
What you've been doing is exactly why I build...

What you've been doing is exactly why I build little cars and leave them rough. I admire your tenacity. You must be "younger".

BTW, how do you like "slick sand"?
Forum: Builds! 05-10-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By bob w
Yes, it doesn't look right in the area Old Iron...

Yes, it doesn't look right in the area Old Iron pointed out. Usually the spring hats are more horizontal, side to side, not tilted up so much.
Forum: Builds! 05-09-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,613
Posted By bob w
My experience is the upper A arm has to be...

My experience is the upper A arm has to be installed with the rear adjusted inboard almost to the end of the slot to get 2 or 3 degrees of caster with the aftermarket kits. Even less with the stock...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-09-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By bob w
Seems like everyone on this site has at least one...

Seems like everyone on this site has at least one birthday a year.

Your turn: Happy Birthday Dave
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