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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-29-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By zzrodder
Here's mine, 41 Chev pu front axle on air. Check...

Here's mine, 41 Chev pu front axle on air. Check my build, Black rat 55 - couldn't figure out how to show the link to my build thread....
Forum: Builds! 09-16-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Oh, I wish that could happen..... Thanks to all...

Oh, I wish that could happen.....
Thanks to all of you on RRR and for all your kind words and thoughts, it's what makes this site so great. [cl
Forum: Builds! 09-15-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Right you are SnoPro, thanks. What was expected...

Right you are SnoPro, thanks. What was expected to be a month in hospital is now 10 weeks with no end in sight yet :( Priorities change when health is an issue so I have to take care of number one...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-03-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 833,847
Posted By zzrodder
Makes me question what is real online?!...

Makes me question what is real online?! Definitely neat looking tho...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-31-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By zzrodder
Don't it look kinda like VW beetle from the side...

Don't it look kinda like VW beetle from the side view? Considering they were both from that era it's not a coincidence....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-31-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,318
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Views: 274,803
Posted By zzrodder
Love those old Volvos, (remember the Saint with...

Love those old Volvos, (remember the Saint with Roger Moore?) there's one of them, same red 1/2 mile from my house rotting under a blue tarp. The guy won't sell, "saving it" for his son who could...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-29-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By zzrodder
My 66 Falcon that I put a 351 Cleveland, FMX...

My 66 Falcon that I put a 351 Cleveland, FMX trans and a 3.88 posi geared 8" diff in. Ran 12.98 in the quarter, too much fun, cops only had to follow the rubber marks to find me...:D Don't even have...
Forum: Title Q&A 08-28-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 29,774
Posted By zzrodder
I've gone that route a few times and it is surely...

I've gone that route a few times and it is surely skirting the edge of legality but has allowed me to get 4 totally scratch built vehicles on the road. I had more trouble with genuine VIN tagged cars...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-28-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,562
Posted By zzrodder
E Thanks everyone for your concern and...

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Thanks everyone for your concern and well wishes. :) Yeah too long to be in hospital, likely to be at least a couple more weeks yet but we'll get there.
Forum: Builds! 08-27-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 90,463
Posted By zzrodder
Lotsa work but I don't think it will stop a...

Lotsa work but I don't think it will stop a determined guy like you. I had to do the same on my 47 Packard, full replacement of the rocker boxes plus the entire floor. It also had very large rocker...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-27-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,562
Posted By zzrodder
Do sunsets qualify? Took this through the window...

Do sunsets qualify? Took this through the window at the hospital my wife has been in for 7 weeks, at least the view is decent.
Forum: Builds! 08-27-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,574
Posted By zzrodder
Great build, nice to see you save the old heap,...

Great build, nice to see you save the old heap, many would have just cut out the few usable body parts and chucked the rest. Makes a person shudder to think of the possible consequences of some of...
Forum: Car shows! 08-27-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By zzrodder
Oh, duh! Got dazzled by the pics and neglected to...

Oh, duh! Got dazzled by the pics and neglected to read the first post [S[S:confused:
Forum: Car shows! 08-26-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,722
Posted By zzrodder
So is the buggy built off a Mazda Miata...

So is the buggy built off a Mazda Miata platform?? Just a guess seeing the inline Mazda engine so I'm assuming it's rear wheel drive....
Forum: Builds! 07-09-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 38,218
Posted By zzrodder
Yee ouch, right now I'm feeling pretty lucky...

Yee ouch, right now I'm feeling pretty lucky after seeing that mess, Dutch has the right advice on how to proceed. Crazy how much work went into patching that light mount, obviously someone had a...
Forum: Builds! 07-05-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,497
Posted By zzrodder
Another insanely kool build ! What I love about...

Another insanely kool build ! What I love about your builds is the glorious lack of restraint or need to do what everyone else thinks is normal. Kudos to you, keep the good stuff coming!
Forum: Builds! 07-05-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Made a pair of gravel guards to replace the long...

Made a pair of gravel guards to replace the long gone originals inside the rear fenders, they keep rocks from whacking the back end of the fenders and making nasty bumps and stars in the paint. Also...
Forum: Builds! 07-04-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Modifying some more stock parts... deleting the...

Modifying some more stock parts... deleting the factory pedestals for the tail lights. Cut out a piece to match the fender shape, the primered one is the original drivers side one that had a clear...
Forum: Builds! 07-01-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Made a shroud to fill the gap and better hide the...

Made a shroud to fill the gap and better hide the whole hitch mounting system, it will get a rubber welt put on the edge to fit it tight to the bumper.
...
Forum: Builds! 07-01-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Thanks, be my guest :) Yeah, it's sort of...

Thanks, be my guest :)


Yeah, it's sort of a bucket list thing for him, to do some extended cruising, maybe pulling a Boler or similar small trailer.
Forum: Builds! 06-30-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Been working on a trailer hitch - bought a...

Been working on a trailer hitch - bought
a receiver tube and fabbed the rest, mount tabs will weld to the rear crossmember.
...
Forum: Builds! 06-30-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 38,218
Posted By zzrodder
ARRRGGHH, that's a nasty mess - lucky you can buy...

ARRRGGHH, that's a nasty mess - lucky you can buy a replacement, even if it doesn't fit perfectly, it's easier to tweak it than going the hard way like me.
Yep, bondo can really hide the ugly truth...
Forum: Builds! 06-18-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
Bumper is mounted, decided to punch the holes and...

Bumper is mounted, decided to punch the holes and use the stock style rubber grommets over the bumper irons. In these pics, it's just loosely bolted on and sitting on the tailpipes, final position is...
Forum: Builds! 06-17-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 38,218
Posted By zzrodder
What the others said, looking good. Boy, if the...

What the others said, looking good. Boy, if the GM engineers in 1937 had suggested using that much steel in the frame, the bean counters would have flipped out!
Forum: Builds! 06-15-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 40,261
Posted By zzrodder
https://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

https://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=149529&d=1560655363

Thanks Doc, yeah, they are required, at least to pass a safety inspection to register it. (They often mysteriously...
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