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Forum: Builds! 04-01-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Yeah, I am still working on it... I am easily...

Yeah, I am still working on it... I am easily distracted.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,797
Posted By Mike S.
I have the Towel City front runners on my truck,...

I have the Towel City front runners on my truck, unfortunately it doesn't run yet so I can't tell ya how well they drive, but they do appear to be well made. I have Hurst pie crust slicks on the back...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-05-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,338
Posted By Mike S.
I think the length of the front end is where the...

I think the length of the front end is where the proportions game is won or lost on these trucks. Of course, it all depends on your liking. I used a spring-behind front end on my truck which pushed...
Forum: Builds! 10-13-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thank you Sir. It's down to a bare chassis....

Thank you Sir.

It's down to a bare chassis. Baby steps forward.
Forum: Builds! 08-26-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thanks guys! Every time I drive my truck, all of...

Thanks guys! Every time I drive my truck, all of those holes are gonna make it sound like an empty bottle flying through the air.
Forum: Builds! 08-24-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thank you Gentlemen, I appreciate it. It's...

Thank you Gentlemen, I appreciate it.

It's been a while since I've been here and even longer since I've posted. I am still chipping away at the '40. Since the last post, I've been designing,...
Forum: Builds! 05-01-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
And, I just noticed, this one makes 400 posts....

And, I just noticed, this one makes 400 posts. That means I am not in the garage enough! :D
Forum: Builds! 05-01-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thank you Sir! It's getting so close to driving....

Thank you Sir! It's getting so close to driving. A little more work still.
Forum: Builds! 04-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Wow time flies! Been pluggin' away on the truck. ...

Wow time flies! Been pluggin' away on the truck.

I couldn't find a brake pedal set up that I liked so I made one. I mounted the gas pedal and brake pedal to an 1/8" plate, then bolted it to the...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 04-29-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By Mike S.
I chopped my cab with only a Bosch jig saw and a...

I chopped my cab with only a Bosch jig saw and a DeWalt porta-band. Worked like a champ. Use quality metal blades, clamp your material and you'll find an rpm that works well for your setup. I've cut...
Forum: Builds! 03-24-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,859
Posted By Mike S.
Agreed. The bolt-on suspension options for Novas...

Agreed. The bolt-on suspension options for Novas has really sky rocketed in the last few years. Heidts, Chris Alston and Detroit Speed (to name a few) make some really nice front clips and a few...
Forum: Builds! 03-23-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,859
Posted By Mike S.
Nice! I love, love, love first generation...

Nice! I love, love, love first generation Novas/Chevy IIs!
Forum: Builds! 03-21-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mike S.
I love it! I am watchin'.[P

I love it! I am watchin'.[P
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-18-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mike S.
Damn tweekers!

Damn tweekers!
Forum: Builds! 03-12-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thank you very much guys, I appreciate it. I am...

Thank you very much guys, I appreciate it. I am so glad the proportions and stance came out so well...that is one of my biggest pet peeves! There are a couple of things I need to adjust, one being...
Forum: Builds! 03-11-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thanks Snake, I appreciate it! I rolled it...

Thanks Snake, I appreciate it!

I rolled it out of the garage by myself and luckily I was wise enough to lay a 4x4 block on the roof before I did. As soon as the rear tires cleared the garage, it...
Forum: Builds! 03-11-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thanks Man, I am really happy with it too. ...

Thanks Man, I am really happy with it too.

I started my seat mounts today so, if they turn out right, I'll have some pictures up soon. I want to get my seats in and positioned before I start work...
Forum: Builds! 03-10-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thanks Bob! I was able to get into the...

Thanks Bob!

I was able to get into the garage for a while today. I made one hold-down for my fuel cell. My original design was a bit more elaborate so my wife came up with this design. I think it...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-09-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Mike S.
It won't rust!:D

It won't rust!:D
Forum: Builds! 03-09-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Yeah, I figure even an hour out in the garage is...

Yeah, I figure even an hour out in the garage is an hour further along. That's a good point! I'll use this front picture until I can get a good side shot.



Thanks SF, I appreciate it. Stay...
Forum: Builds! 03-09-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
This week wasn't too good for progress on the...

This week wasn't too good for progress on the truck, too busy everywhere else. However, I did manage to get the "cage" built and installed for the fuel cell. Gonna build some hold-downs next.

A...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 03-04-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,297
Posted By Mike S.
This seems fitting for this thread.:D ...

This seems fitting for this thread.:D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0IVSGctQIg
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-26-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,770
Posted By Mike S.
Amen brother!

Amen brother!
Forum: Builds! 02-19-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thank you Bob, I think that is my favorite view...

Thank you Bob, I think that is my favorite view too. I can't really get a good side picture because my garage is so full of goodies. Strangely, in every semi-side picture I take, the truck looks...
Forum: Builds! 02-19-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,720
Posted By Mike S.
Thanks guys, I appreciate it. When this rain...

Thanks guys, I appreciate it. When this rain stops, I'll roll it out onto my driveway for a good look. I have to be careful though, my driveway is pretty steep!
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