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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-16-2020, 11:16 AM
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Views: 351,498
Posted By zzrodder
Now that is something different and very cool...

Now that is something different and very cool [dr[dr
Forum: Builds! 02-09-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,449
Posted By zzrodder
NICE grille and shell! Finally something...

NICE grille and shell! Finally something different than an A or 32 shell.
Forum: Builds! 02-08-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Mounted a pusher fan in front - I put it up high...

Mounted a pusher fan in front - I put it up high because that is the hottest part of the rad and the engine fan is mounted low... also 'cause it just fit in best above the brace just visible behind...
Forum: Builds! 02-08-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Thanks! No appliance parts used !:D I made the...

Thanks! No appliance parts used !:D
I made the "ring" from a 1" strip of steel, welded on the underside to the main body, later trimmed it down to about 5/8" wide.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-08-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,655
Views: 676,363
Posted By zzrodder
Yeh, and the heat coming through the holes would...

Yeh, and the heat coming through the holes would kinda warm up yer 'nads.
Still, it is a really kool Panhead, Indian Larry would have approved.....
Forum: Builds! 02-07-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,505
Posted By zzrodder
Looks like its gonna work out. I like those 70's...

Looks like its gonna work out. I like those 70's GM columns, they don't have the plastic shroud like later 80's ones and they're not too hard to shorten. I like the Caddy ones cause they often have...
Forum: Builds! 02-07-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Been working on fabricating the fan shroud,...

Been working on fabricating the fan shroud, installed today. the 17" flex fan just clears the lower rad outlet, needed to make a cutout at the bottom of the shroud to allow fitting the rad hose -...
Forum: Builds! 01-31-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 28,151
Posted By zzrodder
Lookin good, it's a real squeaker getting things...

Lookin good, it's a real squeaker getting things all under the hood. [cl[cl
Those LS engines are great but I just wish they didn't look so much like an electrical appliance with all the plastic,...
Forum: Builds! 01-28-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Instead of using one of the chintzy plastic under...

Instead of using one of the chintzy plastic under dash thingys that come with the Vintage Air heater to mount the control knobs, I welded up some metal to make a more classy unit, to be painted dash...
Forum: Builds! 01-27-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
The ol' disappearing cowl vent trick.... ...

The ol' disappearing cowl vent trick....

https://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=154829&d=1580180920

Now you see it
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Forum: Builds! 01-26-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Got a few things done, installed a recored...

Got a few things done, installed a recored original 37 rad from the owners parts stash, had the lower outlet changed to mate up to the Ford 302 drivers side pump intake and had the filler neck...
Forum: Builds! 01-26-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,505
Posted By zzrodder
Here's one - search for "chain steering" ...

Here's one - search for "chain steering"

https://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=154804&d=1580056294
Forum: Builds! 01-26-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,505
Posted By zzrodder
Further thinking on the steering drop - you could...

Further thinking on the steering drop - you could always create a chain drive drop to whatever length you need.... bearings,sprockets and chain - some salvage yard trolling might turn up the pieces...
Forum: Builds! 01-23-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,505
Posted By zzrodder
Cool[cl Have you thought of the Steer Clear...

Cool[cl
Have you thought of the Steer Clear steering box drop? may help to get down to the Eldo box.....
Forum: Builds! 01-14-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Thanks guys, my wife is getting better, too bad...

Thanks guys, my wife is getting better, too bad we have to be here for the most snow we've had in years, -20 outside right now :eek:
Yep, I'll just keep puttering along, sorting out a bunch of...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-13-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 888,908
Posted By zzrodder
Merced Ca., 1978, Pete & Jakes 34's ...

Merced Ca., 1978, Pete & Jakes 34's

https://ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=154455&d=1578967619
Forum: Builds! 01-12-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 53,521
Posted By zzrodder
Well, never made it to Arizona, the wife was not...

Well, never made it to Arizona, the wife was not up to the stress of the road trip - there's always next winter...Having so much fun shoveling snow, forgot how much I hated it, going down to -20...
Forum: Problem? E-mail the admin for help! 01-12-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By zzrodder
Yeah, they like to play God, herding us all into...

Yeah, they like to play God, herding us all into their world, ultimately getting their hands in our wallets...:mad:
Forum: Problem? E-mail the admin for help! 01-12-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By zzrodder
Oh hey, just figured it out! A recent google...

Oh hey, just figured it out!
A recent google update must have changed things, went to advanced settings on Google and entered ratrodsrule to sites allowed to display insecure content. :)
Forum: Problem? E-mail the admin for help! 01-12-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By zzrodder
Can't attach pics or emoticons

Can't do attachments or emoticons again - had this problem before but could solve it by hitting on an icon at the top right of the bookmarks bar (Google) that said 'load unsafe scripts' but now it's...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-12-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,009
Posted By zzrodder
Actually Doc, JF Launier does have a new shop...

Actually Doc, JF Launier does have a new shop near Kamloops, just down the road from the Rust bros. shop which is close to Salmon Arm. You were correct that his old shop was in Osooyoos, near the US...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,009
Posted By zzrodder
On Rust Valley Restorers: I've met Mike hall a...

On Rust Valley Restorers:
I've met Mike hall a few times, first time was at his place nearly 20 years ago, coincidentally looking a couple '40 Packards he had for sale. His collection was smaller...
Forum: Builds! 01-10-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,746
Posted By zzrodder
I've always liked the look of these Volvos, aside...

I've always liked the look of these Volvos, aside from the curved glass, they look so much like a scaled down 46 Ford. This should be fun to see come together.
Forum: Builds! 01-07-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,376
Posted By zzrodder
Looks like someone already did some parts...

Looks like someone already did some parts swapping on the front of the truck since it has disc brakes? Should be a fun project, you just don't see many of these Dodges anymore .
Forum: Builds! 01-06-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 46,021
Posted By zzrodder
Lookin' good - you may call it cheating to weld...

Lookin' good - you may call it cheating to weld the holes up to a backer piece but it's still a zillion times better than the best work of that one eye drunken epileptic...
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