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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By 05snopro440
Take CLR and a scotch brite to the outside. I...

Take CLR and a scotch brite to the outside. I guarantee there's more paint than you think and getting the oxidation off will brighten it up.
Forum: Builds! 12-11-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,196
Posted By 05snopro440
Does the big yellow stick need to be brighter or...

Does the big yellow stick need to be brighter or do you need stronger glasses? [ddd

(Sorry, I had to)

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Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-10-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,503
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Posted By 05snopro440
[cl :rolleyes:

[cl :rolleyes:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By 05snopro440
I watched that not very long ago, there are some...

I watched that not very long ago, there are some clever tricks in there!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-09-2019, 11:01 AM
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Posted By 05snopro440
They'll self clearance in about 50 feet.

They'll self clearance in about 50 feet.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 12-09-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,119
Posted By 05snopro440
I'm guessing that's more than enough carb for...

I'm guessing that's more than enough carb for that old flathead.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 343,045
Posted By 05snopro440
Yeah, I was about to say it's a trick with...

Yeah, I was about to say it's a trick with photoshop, not airbrushed. You see it quite a bit in magazines.
Forum: Builds! 12-06-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 81,773
Posted By 05snopro440
Brake lathes run at relatively low RPM, 100 or...

Brake lathes run at relatively low RPM, 100 or 200, and use a very sharp cutting insert. Usually you do pretty shallow cuts as well and then clean it up with emery when you're done.
Forum: Builds! 12-06-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,355
Posted By 05snopro440
From what I understand, the trick part of...

From what I understand, the trick part of chopping anything with a curved windshield is making sure you remove the material from either the top or bottom (or sink the windshield down into the cowl)....
Forum: Builds! 12-05-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,355
Posted By 05snopro440
It's looking good! Personally if you're going to...

It's looking good! Personally if you're going to use that back end idea I would try to mimic more of a Model A or 32 roadster type rear line. Meaning I think it might look better if you brought the...
Forum: Builds! 12-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,463
Posted By 05snopro440
Agreed. I've never understood the need to mount a...

Agreed. I've never understood the need to mount a rack to the axle.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-05-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,108
Posted By 05snopro440
We're playing yo-yo with the freezing line and...

We're playing yo-yo with the freezing line and getting snow which melts and then we get more. Up and down. Bright and sunny today which means it is cold.
Forum: Tech Tips! 12-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By 05snopro440
As Dr Crank said, I think this isn't as useful as...

As Dr Crank said, I think this isn't as useful as it appears. Without factoring in tire size and other factors (like cam and engine specs to start), this doesn't seem to result in anything helpful,...
Forum: Builds! 12-04-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,881
Posted By 05snopro440
Replacing the water pump on my 455 Buick right...

Replacing the water pump on my 455 Buick right after we got it running yielded similar results. About 4 of the many bolts holding it onto the aluminum front house of the engine broke off. We had to...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 12-02-2019, 05:48 PM
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Views: 884,463
Posted By 05snopro440
That's a heck of a good way to burn down your...

That's a heck of a good way to burn down your house.
Forum: Builds! 11-29-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,886
Posted By 05snopro440
That braided wiring is artwork! Knowing myself,...

That braided wiring is artwork! Knowing myself, I'd end up having to troubleshoot a broken wire in a braided section... That would be my only concern. That's not a dig at all, I love the way it...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-29-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By 05snopro440
With my last two daily drivers the controls were...

With my last two daily drivers the controls were easy to operate without looking at them. Now, with smooth buttons and touch screens, even my 11 year old pickup I have to take my eyes off the road to...
Forum: Builds! 11-28-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 43,148
Posted By 05snopro440
Glad to hear you're home ZZ. Hopefully the misses...

Glad to hear you're home ZZ. Hopefully the misses is on the mend. Missed you at Radium this year.

I'm glad to see you back on the Packard, since you're not going south this winter hopefully you'll...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-27-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By 05snopro440
I'm not sure about how the Saskatchewan law is...

I'm not sure about how the Saskatchewan law is written, but here in Alberta holding your phone or even wearing headphones that are plugged into it are considered distracted. You're not even allowed...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-27-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By 05snopro440
Don't count on it. :) Refinement, perhaps, but...

Don't count on it. :) Refinement, perhaps, but this is the design.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-27-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By 05snopro440
That was my thinking too. If they're unbreakable,...

That was my thinking too. If they're unbreakable, how do you get in during an accident. My dad was a volunteer firefighter for many years and they had a jaws of life unit. I think it makes me think...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 11-26-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,152
Posted By 05snopro440
Never heard of it or the shop :)

Never heard of it or the shop :)
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-26-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By 05snopro440
I just saw videos on Instagram from Josh (Vague...

I just saw videos on Instagram from Josh (Vague Industries) of it doing wheelies. Cool!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-26-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By 05snopro440
Chevies are much easier to find is what I'm...

Chevies are much easier to find is what I'm saying. I usually prefer the GMCs and don't see the point in switching either way, but lots of people do.
Forum: Tech Tips! 11-25-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By 05snopro440
What style of build are you doing, straight axle...

What style of build are you doing, straight axle front, ifs, fenderless?
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