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Forum: Title Q&A Today, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By MercuryMac
All DMVs in every state and province are...

All DMVs in every state and province are different --- and the same. They all have different rules and hoops you have to jump through, but they all make you appreciate how nice enemas are.
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,987
Posted By MercuryMac
Wire wheels are the cat's meow, Bob, don't you...

Wire wheels are the cat's meow, Bob, don't you know.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-28-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By MercuryMac
I've tried and tried to order one, but can't get...

I've tried and tried to order one, but can't get through the ordering process. ARRRH.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-28-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By MercuryMac
Could you use body filler or JB Weld to fill in...

Could you use body filler or JB Weld to fill in the cracks of the knobs and then sand them back to the right shape and paint them?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-28-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By MercuryMac
Good eye, Bob, it's sad when one of our group...

Good eye, Bob, it's sad when one of our group disappears. The good news is that sometimes there's sightings of them alive and well.
Thanks Bob.
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 11-27-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By MercuryMac
Bob, I can't correct you when you're right all of...

Bob, I can't correct you when you're right all of the time. Some motors have their carb bosses at three degrees so when the motor is tipped back the carb sits level. Of course, flathead fords with...
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By MercuryMac
Here's my opinion, ZZ, if the draglink is nearly...

Here's my opinion, ZZ, if the draglink is nearly horizontal, the tinie-weinie bumpsteer is very small and easily corrected with the steering wheel. It's only when the draglink is at a big angle that...
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,016
Posted By MercuryMac
My first thought was the same as Snopro's. If you...

My first thought was the same as Snopro's. If you look into the future a wee bit and plan ahead, you never have to steer your wheels to full lock.
But, the customer is always right, so carry on,...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-26-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm thankful for my family's and my own pretty...

I'm thankful for my family's and my own pretty good health.
Also, my slight advantage of good optimism and the ability to see and understand reality. When you understand reality, you can predict the...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 11-26-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By MercuryMac
Your kid was right, the transmission output shaft...

Your kid was right, the transmission output shaft has to be parallel to the pinion shaft, and that's what you have now. Good show.
A side note is, make sure the shafts are parallel side to side...
Forum: Tractors 11-26-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 72,664
Posted By MercuryMac
Ya Guys, I get quite a bit of happiness out of...

Ya Guys, I get quite a bit of happiness out of solving mechanical problems, but sometimes when the problem is still winning I get worn down.
Anyhow, I got some more little things done. I took the...
Forum: Tractors 11-25-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 72,664
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm working away on a bracket for the...

I'm working away on a bracket for the air-cleaner. It's coming along, though slowly. There is just enough room between the gas tank and the engine for the cleaner, and the intake has to be relatively...
Forum: Builds! 11-25-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 29,022
Posted By MercuryMac
Coup, I can only offer opinions as I have not had...

Coup, I can only offer opinions as I have not had to do a front axle like yours yet. I wouldn't weld the x-member in just yet. You could probably pull the axle six or seven degrees of caster with the...
Forum: Builds! 11-25-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By MercuryMac
Go man go, ZZ. I have been using solid wire mig...

Go man go, ZZ.
I have been using solid wire mig for a few years, but my welder is old and I think it hesitates electrically quite often. This makes me look like an even poorer welder than I really...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-24-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 908,452
Posted By MercuryMac
I want to highlight what Dutch said. ...

I want to highlight what Dutch said.
"Devaluation is crazy but the things people think they need is nothing less imo"
If you use the dollar for your yardstick of value, you will get depressed and...
Forum: Builds! 11-23-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By MercuryMac
Holey Moley, ZZ, you're going to town on this...

Holey Moley, ZZ, you're going to town on this one. [cl[cl[cl
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-23-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 539,086
Posted By MercuryMac
E-man, it was the top picture that caught my eye....

E-man, it was the top picture that caught my eye. Cool. Imagine what Torchie could do with that. It looks like that car hood fits nicely on that era of cab. Cool.
Forum: Builds! 11-22-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By MercuryMac
I sure like that red on the dash.

I sure like that red on the dash.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-22-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,334
Posted By MercuryMac
I had to chuckle at myself, Snopro, when you used...

I had to chuckle at myself, Snopro, when you used the term 'boyish idea'. In my early teens, I had 'boyish' dreams of inventing perpetual motion or something close to it, but by the time I was in...
Forum: Tractors 11-22-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 72,664
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank you for the kind words, Guys.

Thank you for the kind words, Guys.
Forum: Builds! 11-22-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,987
Posted By MercuryMac
Very Cool, Bob. I have two farm wagons made out...

Very Cool, Bob. I have two farm wagons made out of old cars and neither one of them has as nice of a tongue hitch as yours. I studied that front end quite a bit because of the suspension set up,...
Forum: Tractors 11-21-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 72,664
Posted By MercuryMac
Today I remounted the gas tank bracket and that...

Today I remounted the gas tank bracket and that seemed to work out nicely. I threw the hood back on and the grille to check alignment. Also, while the hood is on there I measured the open space under...
Forum: Builds! 11-19-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By MercuryMac
I'll be watching. [P[P

I'll be watching. [P[P
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-19-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By MercuryMac
It never hurts to put some Ford parts on a Chevy,...

It never hurts to put some Ford parts on a Chevy, but some guys go too far ---- and put Chevy parts on a Ford, [shudder].
Forum: Builds! 11-19-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 75,293
Posted By MercuryMac
Congratulations on coming through Covid, and...

Congratulations on coming through Covid, and surviving.
Truck's looking good, especially the O with the W in the tailgate. If you hadn't painted it a different colour, I would have been all over you...
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