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Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 06:23 PM
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Posted By 05snopro440
You can't help but laugh... [S:eek:

You can't help but laugh... [S:eek:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk Yesterday, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By 05snopro440
Good to hear Don is still kicking and at the...

Good to hear Don is still kicking and at the turkey run, I know he looks forward to that every year.

I miss him around here.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By 05snopro440
I like putting up lights and decorating for...

I like putting up lights and decorating for Christmas. This year we got 675 feet of lights to put up on our fence along the front of the property and along the sides of our driveway. I'll try to snag...
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,016
Posted By 05snopro440
If the vehicle has a good stance, my solution to...

If the vehicle has a good stance, my solution to the tires rubbing at full lock has always been not to turn them to full lock. :p

Great work, Bill!
Forum: Builds! 11-26-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
I'll spoil the surprise for you, many of them...

I'll spoil the surprise for you, many of them bump steer like crazy!
Forum: Builds! 11-26-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 60,817
Posted By 05snopro440
Looking great! Put some glass in that sucker and...

Looking great! Put some glass in that sucker and get 'er finished!
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 11-26-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By 05snopro440
Great, thanks for the info! I've never TIG...

Great, thanks for the info!

I've never TIG welded but I've done lots of arc, a bunch of MIG, and oxy acetylene. I want to learn how to tig someday, so I guess that's a vote in favour of a new...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 11-26-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By 05snopro440
Come on Soltz, I'm sure you're both strong and...

Come on Soltz, I'm sure you're both strong and pretty! Oh wait, you meant the welds... :p

Thanks for the info! I'm trying to decide if it makes sense to upgrade to a more capable and more...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 11-26-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By 05snopro440
Awesome! That's the kind of info I'm looking for....

Awesome! That's the kind of info I'm looking for.

Do you find the TIG on body panel seams puts less heat in and results in less warping and better finishing?
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 11-25-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By 05snopro440
For what tasks do you find you use the TIG...

For what tasks do you find you use the TIG instead of the MIG? No stick? I find the stick to be pretty handy to stick stuff together, maybe I just haven't used the MIG enough.
Forum: Builds! 11-25-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,241
Posted By 05snopro440
The truck is looking awesome LB! A...

The truck is looking awesome LB!



A grinder and paint make me the welder I ain't [cl
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 11-25-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By 05snopro440
What do you use to weld?

Hey Guys,

To avoid cluttering ZZ's thread, what do you use to weld? Do you use different processes for frame work or body work? What gas and wire/rod do you use?

I'm trying to improve my...
Forum: Builds! 11-25-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
Thanks ZZ. I know what I'm going in search of...

Thanks ZZ. I know what I'm going in search of this weekend [;)
Forum: Builds! 11-25-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 71,948
Posted By 05snopro440
That's great, Bob! I always use Youtube when...

That's great, Bob! I always use Youtube when fixing stuff like that on modern cars because it isn't always intuitive. Sometimes you find an easier way yourself, but sometimes they show you the best...
Forum: Builds! 11-24-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
This looks sweet! Nice work!

This looks sweet! Nice work!
Forum: Builds! 11-24-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
What do you use for gas? Argon? CO2? A mix? I've...

What do you use for gas? Argon? CO2? A mix? I've never welded with gas but my MIG is compatible. I might need to get a better machine for my plans. I'm better at welding with the stick than the MIG...
Forum: Builds! 11-24-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
Thanks for the tips, ZZ. I plan to utilize my...

Thanks for the tips, ZZ. I plan to utilize my 4-post lift as a bit of a frame table. I won't be welding to it, but I'll be using it as my flat and level surface (It is) on which to get everything...
Forum: Builds! 11-24-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
I've long has this silly idea of making one of...

I've long has this silly idea of making one of the small scouts into a daily driver.



Holy, ZZ, you are making up for lost time! Do you have any tips on frame welding? I'm going to do my first...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-23-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,334
Posted By 05snopro440
I believe you're correct, Bob. According to...

I believe you're correct, Bob.

According to the below articles, a solar roof on a Prius will give ~2 miles of extra range per day, and a solar roof on a Cybertruck will give ~15 miles of range per...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-23-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,334
Posted By 05snopro440
Yikes!

Yikes!
Forum: Builds! 11-22-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 441,532
Posted By 05snopro440
I couldn't do it. Seeing someone being wheeled...

I couldn't do it. Seeing someone being wheeled out and saying "Hey, I could use that leg." Nope.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-22-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,334
Posted By 05snopro440
Exactly, the energy expended to turn what appears...

Exactly, the energy expended to turn what appears to be a small alternator, which won't product enough juice to charge anything, is not zero. This "solution" is someone's boyish idea and not a...
Forum: Builds! 11-22-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,987
Posted By 05snopro440
There's a rat rod 28 Chevy locally that has...

There's a rat rod 28 Chevy locally that has quarter elliptics on the front. His is very poorly designed such the the mounting brackets make it so the spring has no travel and there is effectively no...
Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,146
Posted By 05snopro440
Surprisingly it doesn't look too bad considering...

Surprisingly it doesn't look too bad considering its storage conditions. Nab me one of those cute little Scouts while you're bringing that one home :D

I'm glad to hear they made an exemption on...
Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By 05snopro440
Cool! I'd get stopped in no time if I was...

Cool!

I'd get stopped in no time if I was doing a tow like that here these days. Things sure are different in different countries :p
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