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Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 03-18-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Not without some sturdy reinforcement, including...

Not without some sturdy reinforcement, including some type of web to tie the tubes together around the mounting point. They're just not strong enough otherwise...
Forum: Car shows! 03-07-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
They typically are.

They typically are.
Forum: Builds! 02-21-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
It's still sponsored by KustomRama. I don't...

It's still sponsored by KustomRama. I don't really get into the custom side of things like I do with hot rods, but it definitely pulls 'em in.

As far as the cutoff date, you're right. Someone...
Forum: Builds! 02-20-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
It actually did take off. It's called "Customs...

It actually did take off. It's called "Customs By The Sea", and it is a sight all it's own on Sunday. Pre-'52 cars built in pre-'52 style only.

The Friday "Night of the Troglodytes" chopper...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-20-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 607
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I would have laughed harder if I hadn't done this...

I would have laughed harder if I hadn't done this EXACT same thing less than a month ago. Humdrum maintenance on the daily, not paying attention. it happens! Haha. :D
Forum: Builds! 02-18-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I have been in contact directly with Mel Stultz...

I have been in contact directly with Mel Stultz who organizes the event (and gives the final yay or nay on entries and all of their components), and he is pretty jazzed about what we have planned. ...
Forum: Race cars 02-12-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 23,181
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
You can move the TROG car to this section if you...

You can move the TROG car to this section if you feel it is better suited here than Builds. Either one works for me. [;)
Forum: Builds! 02-12-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Between the transmission and the rear...

Between the transmission and the rear differential, slingshot style. :cool:

This is the seat setup, a Korean War-era Weber.

The seatbelt is from the same time frame. Made by FoMoCo for...
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 02-12-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Speaking from the other end, never hold it...

Speaking from the other end, never hold it against a shop who doesn't want to give you a "ballpark" figure - especially over the phone. This can often come back to bite them in the ass, because they...
Forum: Builds! 02-11-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Cool Studebaker-powered TROG build

My car club is putting together a build to hopefully compete in the Rail Class at The Race Of Gentleman this year, so I figured I would start a build thread here for anyone who cares to follow along....
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 02-11-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Be VERY aware of "cheap" cutoff wheels. They...

Be VERY aware of "cheap" cutoff wheels. They have a habit of exploding and burying deeply into whatever soft tissue is nearby, including your arms and face. :eek:

Look into buying one of these. ...
Forum: Builds! 01-29-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,919
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Turned out great man. Awesome re-use of a lot of...

Turned out great man. Awesome re-use of a lot of stuff. Best of luck with the sale!
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-23-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Yes, the flasher needs a load to work. Side...

Yes, the flasher needs a load to work.

Side note - If this guy isn't thrilled about spending $50, then he's not the kind of guy to be working for.
What is 12 hours of your time worth??
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-22-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Call American Autowire and go to Craig at...

Call American Autowire and go to Craig at extension 212. He will get you straightened out.

That is IF the signal switch works. "I think it did" should have meant buying a new one. They aren't...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-18-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Gut the ammeter and put a volt meter inside it. ...

Gut the ammeter and put a volt meter inside it. Unless he wants a very realistic flame job...
Forum: Builds! 01-18-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,356
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Much better. [cl Nice work!

Much better. [cl

Nice work!
Forum: Builds! 01-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,356
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Well, as much as I would question the customer's...

Well, as much as I would question the customer's judgement with that wheel/tire combo (still terrible), I have to say I personally prefer the smaller window. IMO the other one was just too tall and...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-17-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
...but will it be as effective at crashing into...

...but will it be as effective at crashing into parked cars?
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-14-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Shouldn't have lifted.

Shouldn't have lifted.
Forum: Rat Rods & Hot Rods for sale! 01-09-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,898
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Location?

Location?
Forum: Just Hemis! 01-09-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,153
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Every single piece is available here - ...

Every single piece is available here -

https://egge.com/product/kits.php?action=Search+MMY&kit_make=CHRYSLER&kit_year=1956&kit_engine=331+CID
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-26-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Thanks fellas. Built it for a good friend of mine...

Thanks fellas. Built it for a good friend of mine long ago, and he definitely puts it through the paces! [;)
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-26-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Been running that exact same axle/hairpin setup...

Been running that exact same axle/hairpin setup under a '34 Ford truck with a 460 Ford in it for over 12 years, and it gets the eyeballs beat out of it on a regular basis - No issues whatsoever. The...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 12-26-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,778
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
100% SCAM. The website name should be a dead...

100% SCAM.

The website name should be a dead giveaway - might as well be www. IDENTITY-THEFT .com

Steer clear.
Forum: Builds! 12-19-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,240
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
If you are trying to stay with a push/pull...

If you are trying to stay with a push/pull steering setup you could also run a early Falcon/Comet/Mustang box, which mounts underneath the frame rail with the pitman arm facing up. It works well and...
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