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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk Today, 09:57 AM
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Posted By zzrodder
Very cool, and he's in my neck of the woods.[cl[cl

Very cool, and he's in my neck of the woods.[cl[cl
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Thanks, though I didn't think this one up all by...

Thanks, though I didn't think this one up all by myself, saw a vid on youtube do do something similar, just applied it to these lights. Have to get it out in the dark to really know how well they...
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Doing the upgrade to halogen bulbs for the...

Doing the upgrade to halogen bulbs for the headlights. I didn't have the original reflectors, which would have needed to be re-silvered anyways, so for new buckets I bought some cheap stainless bowls...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-24-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By zzrodder
Nice! Hard to fake that kind of real patina,...

Nice! Hard to fake that kind of real patina, interesting that the front had black primer while the rest was red [S. A real prairie gem. [cl
Forum: Builds! 10-20-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,467
Posted By zzrodder
Now I see how you get so much done, switching...

Now I see how you get so much done, switching into hyperspeed to knock things out :D[cl:D
I especially liked the ending with your little helpers on the job (magic elves? :D:D)
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-19-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 160,490
Posted By zzrodder
Air cooled V8s! Weird and wonderful JAP, I...

Air cooled V8s! Weird and wonderful

JAP, I think it's around WWI vintage aircraft engine, total loss oiling, note the wood frame rails :eek:...
Forum: Builds! 10-19-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
MercuryMac and Old Iron, you guys were right on...

MercuryMac and Old Iron, you guys were right on the money! I had adjusted the rod from the booster to the pedal too tight so it was pressed in about 1/8", enough to cause the fronts to drag. The rear...
Forum: Builds! 10-19-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,050
Posted By zzrodder
Any time you can space your suspension pieces...

Any time you can space your suspension pieces wider apart will help make the vehicle more stable. With the coil overs, same thing applies, as long as they don't interfere with the bed sides. Looking...
Forum: Builds! 10-19-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
You guys may be onto something there, I seem to...

You guys may be onto something there, I seem to recall having the pedal adjusted pretty tight to eliminate free play. Thanks, I will check it out today.
Forum: Builds! 10-19-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By zzrodder
Great story, cool car! Judging by the parade pic,...

Great story, cool car! Judging by the parade pic, those fenders are pretty sturdy! [cl
Looking forward to the next part of the story...[P
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-18-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 160,490
Posted By zzrodder
If you see that coming in your rear view mirror,...

If you see that coming in your rear view mirror, you'd think it was about to eat ya' :eek:
Forum: Builds! 10-18-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 418,692
Posted By zzrodder
It's a thing of beauty, much beefier than the...

It's a thing of beauty, much beefier than the original floor and being flat makes it easier to mount seats, etc. [cl[cl
Forum: Builds! 10-18-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Since both front brakes were doing it, I'm kinda...

Since both front brakes were doing it, I'm kinda suspecting the residual valve. By the time I got it jacked up and the wheels off, things were still pretty hot, couldn't hold onto the lug nuts for...
Forum: Builds! 10-18-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
With all new parts, you'd think it wouldn't...

With all new parts, you'd think it wouldn't happen :confused: It only has a 2lb residual check valve in the front brake line, so unless it is haywire, I don't see any glaring flaws, took off the...
Forum: Builds! 10-17-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Put the hood on, scrubbed off the blue goo on the...

Put the hood on, scrubbed off the blue goo on the tires and put on the hubcaps. After a few times up and down the road, found the front brakes were dragging badly, not sure what's up there [S, also...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-17-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 40,776
Posted By zzrodder
A nice start to the day :cool: ...

A nice start to the day :cool:

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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-15-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By zzrodder
Congrats, it's always nice to see your work on...

Congrats, it's always nice to see your work on display for others to enjoy. [cl
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 10-15-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 50,305
Posted By zzrodder
Me likey! Looks like a well thought out chassis,...

Me likey! Looks like a well thought out chassis, I may need to pilfer some ideas from it for my next one :cool::rolleyes:
Forum: Builds! 10-14-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Too true, it can often depend on who you get on...

Too true, it can often depend on who you get on what day. On my 47 Packard, though it had a Manitoba dealer name stamped on the VIN tag, they said there was no record of it and they made me go with...
Forum: Builds! 10-13-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,467
Posted By zzrodder
That is cool :cool:[cl

That is cool :cool:[cl
Forum: Builds! 10-12-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Would you believe another one? I have to finish...

Would you believe another one? I have to finish up this one, do some road testing, get a safety inspection, then deal with DMV to get it registered. I'd like to have done the legal stuff earlier, but...
Forum: Builds! 10-10-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Heh, heh - waiting till all the messing around...

Heh, heh - waiting till all the messing around with assembly and testing is done to wash off the bluewalls. Whitewalls are so hard to keep clean, I'm leaving it to the end. :)
Forum: Builds! 10-10-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Thanks everyone for your support and positive...

Thanks everyone for your support and positive comments, after years of thrashing on a project, it's always great to drive it out the door that all those parts came in :)
Forum: Builds! 10-09-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 218,053
Posted By zzrodder
Got the rear end moved forward 1" and shortened...

Got the rear end moved forward 1" and shortened the driveshaft, now the rears sit where they should. Drove it out for some outside pics, a better perspective on the overall look :)
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Forum: Builds! 10-07-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,467
Posted By zzrodder
If people who see your Bronc' don't know you've...

If people who see your Bronc' don't know you've replaced the graphics, they'll probably think "hey, the stripes outlasted the paint" :D
A few goodies should wake up the 460, headers too?
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