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Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:42 PM
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Posted By sc5080
That looks pretty good to me.

That looks pretty good to me.
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:39 PM
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Posted By sc5080
A lot of talent there! Love the...

A lot of talent there! Love the "turkey".
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 02:03 AM
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Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
The major question of our times - do I go with...

The major question of our times - do I go with round door mirrors or rectangular? Choices, choices, choices! Anyway, a little progress this week ... filled all the holes in the dash and now I have...
Forum: Builds! 03-06-2021, 12:41 AM
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Views: 433
Posted By sc5080
Looks great. Going together very quickly!

Looks great. Going together very quickly!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 02-27-2021, 01:37 PM
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Posted By sc5080
Bob I thougt that looked like Fargo! Been there...

Bob I thougt that looked like Fargo! Been there a few times myself. :D Was that the "new" track or still the old one? Very short shut down area there. I have more than one story of excitement...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-26-2021, 10:23 PM
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Views: 348
Posted By sc5080
I was certainly happy to see the forum come back...

I was certainly happy to see the forum come back online. This is my main source for "how do I ....." and inspiration.
Forum: Builds! 02-22-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
A huge piece of the puzzle fell into place for me...

A huge piece of the puzzle fell into place for me today. Local fellow (previously unknown to me) advertised a set of headers for sale. He was kind enough to bring them out to allow me to test fit...
Forum: Builds! 02-21-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 240
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Posted By sc5080
Thanks Torchie. And as long as I keep the hat...

Thanks Torchie. And as long as I keep the hat on. LOL! :eek::o:D
Forum: Builds! 02-21-2021, 10:30 PM
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Posted By sc5080
The hair wound up on the kitchen floor - the...

The hair wound up on the kitchen floor - the "back up girl" hacked if off. Actually after 5 years without a haircut I just got tired of it and with the covid thing I couldn't go to a barber to get...
Forum: Builds! 02-21-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
My steering wheel arrived - finally. But not...

My steering wheel arrived - finally. But not exactly the one I ordered. :eek: Oh well, it fits and it will work. Anyway, that got me working at making and welding in the structure to support the...
Forum: Builds! 02-20-2021, 10:20 PM
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Posted By sc5080
What size is that base Bob? I may have a spare...

What size is that base Bob? I may have a spare that is surplus to my requirements - wouldn't be to expensive to send it to you.
Forum: Builds! 02-15-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
You're absolutely right Pops - worth every penny....

You're absolutely right Pops - worth every penny. I count my blessings that my girls turned out to be honest and honorable people. The drag racing taught them several important life lessons -...
Forum: Builds! 02-15-2021, 02:06 PM
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Posted By sc5080
Yes, the engine and clutch package for a 7.90 car...

Yes, the engine and clutch package for a 7.90 car runs almost $6000. A Halfscale Outlaw lay down car like we had is about $8000 new. With data recorder and a few other options its pretty easy to...
Forum: Builds! 02-14-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Been there. Done that. Q. Do you know what...

Been there. Done that.

Q. Do you know what I miss most about running juniors?

A. Not a f#$*ing thing!

Actually both my daughters enjoyed the juniors and therefore so did I. Not sure that...
Forum: Builds! 02-13-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Still plugging away at the floor. Got the rear...

Still plugging away at the floor. Got the rear sections completed and welded in with the humps to clear the upper four link bars. Fitting them was almost as bad as the transmission tunnel but I...
Forum: Builds! 02-11-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 251,736
Posted By sc5080
Sure hope they find a way to stabilize everything...

Sure hope they find a way to stabilize everything for you Torchie. Take care of yourself and please be on the mend soon.
Forum: Builds! 02-10-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Thanks guys. I really appreciate your comments. ...

Thanks guys. I really appreciate your comments.

Sometimes when I see the talented work of real craftsmen - like Dutch and others - it makes me want to throw rocks at mine but I try and I'm doing...
Forum: Builds! 02-09-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Turns out this is trickier than I thought! Oh...

Turns out this is trickier than I thought! Oh well - onward we go. The transmission and driveshaft tunnel is done ... far from good but hopefully it will be good from far. A little bit of bondo...
Forum: Builds! 02-07-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Working on the floor now. Got it all framed in...

Working on the floor now. Got it all framed in and ready to start sheeting it in.

Of course I had to mock up some seats and do some dreaming behind the wheel - even convinced my wife to come out...
Forum: Builds! 01-25-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Updates on the bug project ... the doors have...

Updates on the bug project ... the doors have been capped, an X crossmember has been fitted to the frame for better rigidity and I have repurposed an old flexplate shield to serve as the front of the...
Forum: Builds! 01-18-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
The box is done. Got a little oil canning in the...

The box is done. Got a little oil canning in the floor but I've never tried the heat shrinking process before so not to sure on how to get rid of it - or even if I can. Anyway, some seam sealer and...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-12-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,190
Posted By sc5080
Good news and glad to hear it. Hope she enjoys a...

Good news and glad to hear it. Hope she enjoys a quick recovery.
Forum: Builds! 01-12-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Been chipping away at the box ... fitting the...

Been chipping away at the box ... fitting the interior panels and getting them welded in. I put it back on the bug today to get the final measurements for the floor but then I got distracted with my...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-03-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,430
Posted By sc5080
Don't have any pictures of it but pleased to say...

Don't have any pictures of it but pleased to say I've caused it a few times. LOL!
Forum: Builds! 12-27-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,345
Posted By sc5080
Just trying to follow your example Bob. Just...

Just trying to follow your example Bob. Just wish I could get things done as quickly as you do.
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