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Forum: Builds! 11-24-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
Been awhile...got a text from the roll cage kids...

Been awhile...got a text from the roll cage kids and we chatted yesterday...he is ok recreating the old cage like it was...so we are moving forward with the build again...
the only real part of the...
Forum: Builds! 10-27-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
finally got the roll cage kids to accept the old...

finally got the roll cage kids to accept the old jalopy into the care...they are going to try and replicate the old roll cage...
https://i.postimg.cc/CLbdpQgx/DSCN5077.jpg

so we loaded the old...
Forum: Builds! 09-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
Had sometime on Saturday and Sunday too...nothing...

Had sometime on Saturday and Sunday too...nothing like welding rust...had to turn the heat down on the old buzz box....trying to keep it an old stock car as much as possible.......
Forum: Builds! 09-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
I have 2 nights to tinker on the old heap...maybe...

I have 2 nights to tinker on the old heap...maybe 1 1/2 hours each night...so maybe 3 hours...and lookee here:
https://i.postimg.cc/d0mKkQnc/DSCN5365.jpg

before
...
Forum: Builds! 09-10-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
So I have been thinking about this project and I...

So I have been thinking about this project and I am already lost the fire in my belly but I will push onwards with it...in less than a month I have a date with the roll cage kids...they will be...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,820
Posted By mikec4193
This is the summer of 1980...the car was a really...

This is the summer of 1980...the car was a really really rotted out 1968 Chevy Camaro, this was a 6 cylinder class we ran in...I would love to find one similar and rebuild it again......
Forum: Builds! 08-23-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
So it has been a little while I guess...been...

So it has been a little while I guess...been struggling to keep this one going...my ADD or ADHD or whatever I have in my head...it kicks in and I get wandering eyes again...I loved this Jalopy in May...
Forum: Builds! 08-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
Had the grandkids for a week...so worked came to...

Had the grandkids for a week...so worked came to a halt...before they got here I did my best "Hodge Podge" engineering on they old heap....someone at some time swapped of did something to the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 08-12-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,193
Posted By mikec4193
Love that old truck... Thanks for posting......

Love that old truck...

Thanks for posting...

MikeC
Forum: Builds! 08-07-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
I had to show some of the "Hodge Podge...

I had to show some of the "Hodge Podge Engineering" that went on back in the day....

https://i.postimg.cc/s2jr8nVq/DSCN5070.jpg

the right rear suspension as I bought it....
...
Forum: Builds! 08-07-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
So the 9" Ford rear end I found...it was missing...

So the 9" Ford rear end I found...it was missing quiet a few parts...thank GOD for the internet...found most everything I needed at Toms Bronco Barn on the West coast...

some of the stuff...
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
So I learn every day how little I really...

So I learn every day how little I really know...had the new to Pete and Jakes shock mounts all setup or so I thought...then I got to scratching my chin...
Forum: Builds! 08-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
so we had to decide if we wanted to try and save...

so we had to decide if we wanted to try and save the old truck rear end (it had no gears in it or any kind of brakes either)...one of the guys where I work says..."I gotta guy who has a barn full of...
Forum: Builds! 08-01-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
more pics ...

more pics
https://i.postimg.cc/xCTKdM8n/DSCN5008.jpg
standard issue beer keg
https://i.postimg.cc/HxZb8n85/DSCN5009.jpg
standard issue truck rear end
https://i.postimg.cc/sxbSKLcg/DSCN5011.jpg...
Forum: Builds! 08-01-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,102
Posted By mikec4193
1940 Ford Jalopy rebuild

I picked this up from a craigslist ad a couple of months ago, I thought you guys might like it...was going to try and put it back on the road but it is pretty rough old heap...want to put it back to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-01-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By mikec4193
Hey oldiron Funny you should ask...I have so...

Hey oldiron

Funny you should ask...I have so many old relics over the years but none of them really do for me once I get them done and then I am so ready to move on...always loved the deuce coupe...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-01-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By mikec4193
Wow...very nice I am on the East coast...but...

Wow...very nice

I am on the East coast...but I have more family west of the Mississippi than I do East (Montana and Kansas)...so when I get to visit...I never wanna leave...love those shots.
...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-29-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By mikec4193
Hi Torchie When I get something and I...

Hi Torchie

When I get something and I rebuild it...If I get it to the point where it will run and drive...I might if I am lucky I will drive it 3 or 4 times and then I send it down the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-29-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By mikec4193
So how do you get the right stance?

Hi Rat rodders

So I am with an empty garage and I would love to put something in the spare stall I have and the Rat Rod Magazine comes every other month and gets me to thinking about another...
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-05-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By mikec4193
Boy does that bring back the 1980's all over...

Boy does that bring back the 1980's all over again...

MikeC
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 02-05-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,787
Posted By mikec4193
Welcome from upstate NY...gotta love those old...

Welcome from upstate NY...gotta love those old International trucks...

MikeC
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-07-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By mikec4193
Hey Tripper I knew you were a farmer and rat...

Hey Tripper

I knew you were a farmer and rat rodder too...looks like a winner there for sure...

Thanks for sharing on here..

MikeC
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-14-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,340
Posted By mikec4193
Glad to see younger guys doing this type of...

Glad to see younger guys doing this type of work...around my neck..video games rule and that about it too....

You must be an old soul for sure...

Congrats on the article, keep up the good work....
Forum: Builds! 11-28-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By mikec4193
Hudsons rock... My dad had them and his dad...

Hudsons rock...

My dad had them and his dad had them....my dad was partial to the Terraplane line of the Hudson line of cars...he had a 1937 Terraplane coupe pickup for years...

It looks...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-20-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By mikec4193
Hi Old Iron I have been thinking about...

Hi Old Iron

I have been thinking about keeping it simple and I think (what you said) if I do a Z channel that will keep what little cab space there as is. The last old truck rat rod (see attached...
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