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Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-31-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By BlueNorther
those are "sliding abutment style" front...

those are "sliding abutment style" front calipers, these work OK as long as you lube the **** out of them.

I used a EP wheel bearing grease (extreme pressure), along with taking a coarse flat...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-28-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By BlueNorther
that M/C looks like the larger reservoir is...

that M/C looks like the larger reservoir is closest to the booster, the front brake line should be connected to it, and the smaller chamber to the rear drums.

also you may need an adjustable...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-22-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By BlueNorther
HERE,S one that uses later A body stuff: ...

HERE,S one that uses later A body stuff:
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-10-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By BlueNorther
like I said, TRAILER QUEEN!!!

like I said,

TRAILER QUEEN!!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-09-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By BlueNorther
looks like a trailer Queen. who would spend...

looks like a trailer Queen.

who would spend all that time and money, and be offering it for sale after 100 miles?

it's too perfect to have seen any road use, it travels from show to show in a...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 700,333
Posted By BlueNorther
did you know that Peugeot had the first...

did you know that Peugeot had the first Hemispherical engine in 1904?
Forum: Builds! 08-05-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 49,138
Posted By BlueNorther
Total COOLNESS!!!

Total COOLNESS!!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-31-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By BlueNorther
holy crap! completely missed this, HB old...

holy crap! completely missed this,

HB old guy!

hope your surgery goes well and you can get back at the digger.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-31-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By BlueNorther
here you go: ...

here you go:

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lok-xcind-1715/overview/
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-24-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 528,678
Posted By BlueNorther
WOW!!! A 39-40 pickup with 37 headlights,...

WOW!!!

A 39-40 pickup with 37 headlights, that's damn purty, I think I just ruined another new pair of shorts.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-13-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By BlueNorther
otherwise it is a beauty I wouldn't mind parking...

otherwise it is a beauty I wouldn't mind parking in my driveway.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-13-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By BlueNorther
it's got the wrong springs in it, sits way to...

it's got the wrong springs in it, sits way to tall, should be at least 4" lower in front.

front springs are under so much load they are skewed sideways in their mounts.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-11-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,298
Views: 528,678
Posted By BlueNorther
saw a 57 2dr sedan with a 59 2dr sedan...

saw a 57 2dr sedan with a 59 2dr sedan roof!!!!!!!!

that is how they should have looked from factory, really really BADA$$.
Forum: Builds! 07-11-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 200,522
Posted By BlueNorther
Since when has any drag racer applied common...

Since when has any drag racer applied common sense?

The saying around drag strips has always been: If some is good, more is better,and TOO much is just enough!!!

But, you are right start with 2...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By BlueNorther
Oh,So now we are applying common sense to this...

Oh,So now we are applying common sense to this POS!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By BlueNorther
no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no,...

no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, a thousand times NO,

that twin I beam FS is THE UGLIEST SUSPENSION DESIGN EVAR!!!!!!!!

IT ONLY LOOKS LIKE IT IS FAR FORWARD...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By BlueNorther
keep the p/s pump for hyroboost only, it does not...

keep the p/s pump for hyroboost only, it does not require the steering gear to operate.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-10-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By BlueNorther
I have a feeling whoever built this has...

I have a feeling whoever built this has absolutely no idea how almost anything automotive works, or he wouldn't have installed the fuel tank backwards.

with the fuel outlets facing forward, the...
Forum: Builds! 07-10-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 200,522
Posted By BlueNorther
I've seen some of Don's slant six car on the net,...

I've seen some of Don's slant six car on the net, and yes I agree that sixes are a whole different cat when it comes to carbs.

doing a little math, ( that's all my head can take) those 3 1.08's...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-10-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 728
Posted By BlueNorther
Looks like it's never been driven much, mostly on...

Looks like it's never been driven much, mostly on and off the trailer used to haul it to and from static shows.

don't need no fancy SusPenshun when you's got a trailer.

TQ's FOREVER!!!!!!
Forum: Builds! 07-05-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 200,522
Posted By BlueNorther
OK I understand the simple is better concept, but...

OK I understand the simple is better concept, but I always preferred more cfm than was typically arrived at by so called "formulas" which are based on the lowest rpm that would be seen at full...
Forum: Builds! 07-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 200,522
Posted By BlueNorther
Thumbs up Ford Autolite CFM by venturi diameter @ 3"Hg. ...

Ford Autolite CFM by venturi diameter @ 3"Hg.

0.98 = 190 CFM
1.01 = 240 CFM
1.02 = 245 CFM
1.08 = 287 CFM
1.14 = 300 CFM
1.21 = 351 CFM
1.23 = 356 CFM
1.33 = 424 CFM
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 06-29-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,963
Posted By BlueNorther
Look into locker kits for open diffs (won't work...

Look into locker kits for open diffs (won't work in posi carriers) some times called lunch box lockers, super easy installation. mines a Auburn Gear brand.

I installed one in my DD 2001 Blazer...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 06-24-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,355
Posted By BlueNorther
The Holley carbs with the one piece "liftoff"...

The Holley carbs with the one piece "liftoff" tops aren't a copy of the 4100 ford autolite carbs, it was a Marine application, to pass inspections that the standard float bowl Holley's would fail.
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 06-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7,465
Views: 700,333
Posted By BlueNorther
amen brother!!

amen brother!!
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