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Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-09-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Same here! Haha. This pic isn't as good...

Same here! Haha.

This pic isn't as good an angle, but yeah. That is a sweetheart of a build... [dr
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-08-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Ahhh ok the one with the Jimmy motor... ...

Ahhh ok the one with the Jimmy motor...

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/58/69/c8/5869c833515ad5cfd6f0d66b437be96e--hot-rod-cars-cool-cars.jpg
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-07-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Thank you good Dr.! Is this the one? -...

Thank you good Dr.!

Is this the one? - http://ratrodsrule.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32741
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-07-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
You know it buddy! Who knows, maybe one of these...

You know it buddy! Who knows, maybe one of these days it might work! :D
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 08-07-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Always best to practice first where nobody is...

Always best to practice first where nobody is watching. Especially if you're on two wheels... :D
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,002
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
No worries man, takes a lot more than a...

No worries man, takes a lot more than a unattractive wheel/tire combo to p*ss me off. ;)

My point was that fads come and go, but classic styling is always cool. If funky big wheels are what...
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,002
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I can. That doesn't look good. Big...

I can.

That doesn't look good.

Big diameter wheels and low profile tires will never look right on a vintage vehicle to me. I'm not a restoration guy by any means, but era specific mods are...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 08-06-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Agreed x10. PLEASE do the justice that car...

Agreed x10. PLEASE do the justice that car deserves and put the sheetmetal back on it... :confused:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-06-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Good to hear! [cl

Good to hear! [cl
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-06-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Drill, die grinder and some patience...

Drill, die grinder and some patience...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-06-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Ok I'll bite - Why are you only wanting a single...

Ok I'll bite - Why are you only wanting a single tank?

No one is reinventing the wheel here - just use what works. A decent torch rig is a pretty crucial component even in a home garage. Treat...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-30-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Thanks guys! Another year above ground, can't...

Thanks guys! Another year above ground, can't complain! [;)
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-26-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Totally agree! I was just referring to the fella...

Totally agree! I was just referring to the fella doing them by hand.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-25-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Sounds like a ground issue.

Sounds like a ground issue.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-24-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Yes it is possible to bend it around the glass. ...

Yes it is possible to bend it around the glass. After you do, you will have to reshape the edges of the channel as they will bow out. It will kink up a little, but the structure inside is like a...
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-24-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,726
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
If you're packing bearings by hand, just wear...

If you're packing bearings by hand, just wear gloves. $5 for a box of 100. Problem solved while avoiding unnecessary carcinogens and general mess. Time saver too.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-23-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
That's a factory axle. Here's a pic for...

That's a factory axle.

Here's a pic for reference. That's your axle (stock) at the top.

The middle axle is dropped 3" and the bottom axle is dropped 4". Make more sense now?
...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-23-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I know what you meant, but it does confuse the...

I know what you meant, but it does confuse the definition to a novice. The way I see it, if the axle sits the vehicle at intended factory height, it's not a dropped axle, regardless of it's shape. ...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
That's a stock Ford axle. While it has a...

That's a stock Ford axle. While it has a "dropped" appearance to it, it is not.
Here is the difference between stock and dropped -
...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-19-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Double the budget and triple the time is usually...

Double the budget and triple the time is usually a pretty close starting point. :D
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-19-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Exactly - Have you priced paint products lately? ...

Exactly - Have you priced paint products lately? Talk about sticker shock... :eek:

But seriously - There are plenty of budget builds out there, you just have to be realistic. Face it - If it...
Forum: Builds! 07-19-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,130
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
It works well on a door like this one too. The...

It works well on a door like this one too. The curve adjusts when you re-seam the door.
Ask me how I know. ;)



That's an extra bonus. Haha
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Forum: Builds! 07-19-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,130
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Any reason for cutting through middle of the door...

Any reason for cutting through middle of the door skin instead of separating it from the inner structure and trimming off the bottom? Just curious. Makes for a lot less weld area...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
The doors are actually ok for the original Ford...

The doors are actually ok for the original Ford style overlapping edge.

The hood looks off because it is actually open and not latched. If you have ever worked with one of those one piece hood...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 07-13-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I buy them regularly for under $50 a pair, most...

I buy them regularly for under $50 a pair, most times much less. Just have to keep your eyes open...
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