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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-17-2019, 12:51 PM
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Posted By 05snopro440
For sure they're mostly minor things that...

For sure they're mostly minor things that indicate a closer look is needed. I guess I just expect something at that price range to be a little more sorted.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-16-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 05snopro440
That inner belt is running between the water pump...

That inner belt is running between the water pump and crank pulley. It's just a secondary belt in case it ever threw the alternator belt.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-16-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By 05snopro440
There were a lot more photos. I didn't want to...

There were a lot more photos. I didn't want to share them and have everyone pick the car apart. From the photos I saw there were a lot of details missed but it sure looks good.

I guess my point...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-15-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By 05snopro440
I left out the photo of the back window. It had a...

I left out the photo of the back window. It had a very polarizing saying which may lead to judging the current owner even more... [ddd
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-15-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By 05snopro440
I like the 12V Cummins but just like any engine I...

I like the 12V Cummins but just like any engine I feel there's a place and purpose for them. To me it's not in a car that you won't be towing 16,000 lbs with and could get the fuel mileage and...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-15-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By 05snopro440
Couldn't agree more.

Couldn't agree more.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-15-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By 05snopro440
You guys all noticed what I did. That throttle...

You guys all noticed what I did. That throttle cable looks sketchy to me. There's no slack, which if it was mounted there should be as a safety measure.

And yeah, the redunant fan as a result of...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 03-14-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By 05snopro440
The wheelbase on a Blazer is 10" too short for a...

The wheelbase on a Blazer is 10" too short for a regular car or pickup. Unless you want to make a shorter wheelbase pickup or lengthen the frame, a Blazer doesn't work.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-14-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By 05snopro440
Whoa... I said discuss not start a war. :eek::p ...

Whoa... I said discuss not start a war. :eek::p

It's a 383 and that's a street brawler carb. Generally it's impossible to tell on a Holley style carb what CFM it is from the outside. Looks fine to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By 05snopro440
Diesel Montclair

I spotted this 67 Montclair online with a 12 Valve installed. It's a couple hours away. He's asking $10K CAD.

I don't understand the fanatacism over Cummins swaps but thought some here might find...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-14-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By 05snopro440
Notice anything odd?

Does anyone else notice a couple unsafe/unwise things in this engine area? I saw this Model A 5W coupe listed for $35K USD.

Not everyone thinks the same way so I thought it might be an interesting...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-13-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By 05snopro440
We all do these goofy things, you have to just...

We all do these goofy things, you have to just laugh at yourself.

A friend called me in November, he had just installed a 230 in his 64 Acadian and the clutch wouldn't disengage. Went through a...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-13-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 602
Posted By 05snopro440
I have the same issue with directions, Mac. I...

I have the same issue with directions, Mac. I have to think really hard when someone says "turn left" or "turn right" because in the past I've gond the opposite way and my brain mixes them up. My...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 03-13-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By 05snopro440
Any year S10 works, as Old Iron said. There are 5...

Any year S10 works, as Old Iron said. There are 5 or 6 different wheelbases of S10/Blazer, and what you use depends on the wheelbase of what you're putting it under of course.

As OI said, a...
Forum: Tech Tips! 03-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By 05snopro440
I hadn't thought of that, but the website lists...

I hadn't thought of that, but the website lists grips for sporting equipment as a use for it, good call!

http://www.uteck.com/magic-wrap/
Forum: Tech Tips! 03-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By 05snopro440
I had originally wrote that but thought most of...

I had originally wrote that but thought most of our dailies are reliable enough not to need it. You're right though. I'm glad you agree, that stuff is really good stuff that few seem to know about.
...
Forum: Tech Tips! 03-12-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By 05snopro440
Magic Wrap!

If you do any driving at all with your vehicle, do yourself a favor and buy a roll of Magic Wrap for each of your vintage vehicles and throw it in the glove box.

We discovered it when my dad blew...
Forum: Car shows! 03-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By 05snopro440
Big rat truck? You might actually have to be more...

Big rat truck? You might actually have to be more specific, usually the Welderup guys go to RCR. Is it bigger than their trucks?
Forum: Car shows! 03-07-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By 05snopro440
They usually are, there have been a couple years...

They usually are, there have been a couple years where they're not but this year they are again.
Forum: Builds! 03-07-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 37,830
Posted By 05snopro440
It's no fun troubleshooting a heating system when...

It's no fun troubleshooting a heating system when it's cold.

A few weeks ago on the long weekend here it was very cold and my furnace motor started to fail. I tried to limp it to the Tuesday but...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-01-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 534
Posted By 05snopro440
Congrats! The new place looks great!

Congrats! The new place looks great!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-01-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By 05snopro440
Without seeing pictures it's hard to say, but...

Without seeing pictures it's hard to say, but model a door fitment is corrected by shimming the cowl. Even if you're channeling the body, your mounts under the cowl is where the correction likely...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-12-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By 05snopro440
I've been to Houston a lot, unfortunately most...

I've been to Houston a lot, unfortunately most areas that I visited I wasn't comfortable out walking by myself (in part due to the scare stories I was told when I first visited), I much prefer where...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-12-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By 05snopro440
Wow! Who would keep a tiger like that? People are...

Wow! Who would keep a tiger like that? People are awful.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-12-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7,632
Views: 738,259
Posted By 05snopro440
That's the best case scenario for me. Usually it...

That's the best case scenario for me. Usually it ends up in some kind of frame pocket and I need to go fishing with an extendable magnet.
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