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Forum: Builds! 01-16-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 58,670
Posted By MercuryMac
I worked on the motor today. Parts had to be...

I worked on the motor today. Parts had to be cleaned and maybe painted and bolts had to be found. I threw in a Dodge Brothers emblem for your pleasure.
Forum: Builds! 01-16-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 55,859
Posted By MercuryMac
I sure like your steering column to dash...

I sure like your steering column to dash clamp/bracket.
Forum: Tractors 01-15-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 83,921
Posted By MercuryMac
I got a few little things done today. The input...

I got a few little things done today. The input hose to the hydraulic pump needed a swivel and a forty-five* elbow, plus going from ORB #8 to 1/2" pipe. There was no extra room in there but I found...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-15-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
A few months ago, Earthman generously put up some...

A few months ago, Earthman generously put up some prize money for this poetry contest. He sent it to me. I was to get something 'hotroddy' with it. I bought some tools. Two hole saws and a driver....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-15-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
You guys, my memory is getting old I guess. Today...

You guys, my memory is getting old I guess. Today I remembered some more details on the 'Joy in the Super Bee' story. One night, fifty years ago, Joy took her earrings off in my car. --- They're...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-14-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 264
Posted By MercuryMac
I don't know what diameter your housings are, but...

I don't know what diameter your housings are, but big truck taillights are probably four inches. There are bulb and lens ones and seal beam ones. They come in red, amber, and clear. They might do the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-14-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Thank You for the poems, Gentlemen. And thank...

Thank You for the poems, Gentlemen.
And thank you for reading into my poem the same thing I did. It'll be a memory I keep.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-14-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Ya Small, even though I was a way too tame for...

Ya Small, even though I was a way too tame for her, I must have had some redeeming qualities.
About fifteen years ago I met her daughter, a tall girl with dirty blonde hair. She seemed to know more...
Forum: Builds! 01-13-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 58,670
Posted By MercuryMac
Smallfoot, there is a very small percentage of...

Smallfoot, there is a very small percentage of people that are happy with 'ratrods' so if I sent out all my cards looking like that, I'd get some 'return to sender' letters. [ddd[ddd It's a little...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-13-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
A long time ago, I was sitting in my car outside...

A long time ago, I was sitting in my car outside of a country dance hall, dreaming of, and a wee bit scared of girls. That night I met up with a future girl friend, Joy. I wrote this poem about the...
Forum: Builds! 01-13-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 58,670
Posted By MercuryMac
I rolled the Dodge Brothers truck outside for a...

I rolled the Dodge Brothers truck outside for a few days, or maybe a week, three months ago. And thar she sits, neglected. But I've still been thinking of it now and then. The motor was in town...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-13-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Well said, Smallfoot.

Well said, Smallfoot.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-12-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10,113
Views: 1,682,964
Posted By MercuryMac
Dutch, [cl[cl[ddd;):D:D

Dutch, [cl[cl[ddd;):D:D
Forum: Builds! 01-11-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,810
Posted By MercuryMac
I second that. It's better to put that...

I second that.
It's better to put that shoulder strap anchor in now than much later when the interior is done and you think of seat belts at that late date.
Good show.
Forum: Builds! 01-10-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,810
Posted By MercuryMac
Old Stuff, I have been planning for this truck to...

Old Stuff, I have been planning for this truck to pull a trailer for a while but there are complications.
The old fellow that sold me the truck was not happy when I mentioned 'hotrod' in our...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Smallfoot, thank you for pointing out something...

Smallfoot, thank you for pointing out something that most people don't think about. Bob, builds cars just to be building, and not for any momentous future driving or selling experience. There may be...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-09-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Saskatoon Project With the truck and...

Saskatoon Project

With the truck and trailer, I headed out
And Sheesh, a long, long ways from home.
There was a project for sale in Saskatoon,
And I’d talked to the seller on the phone.

I’d...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-09-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 58,361
Posted By MercuryMac
I found out two things on my walk today. One, an...

I found out two things on my walk today. One, an old guy can't walk that far in these conditions, and two there is sixteen inches of snow beside my walking trail but still on the road that I plowed...
Forum: Tractors 01-09-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 83,921
Posted By MercuryMac
Today, I finished up the hydraulic tank vent tube...

Today, I finished up the hydraulic tank vent tube and cap. There's a little bit more done on the filler opening, too.
Bama, I should have told you that my gauge is a clear plastic tube running up...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-09-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By MercuryMac
Guys, [cl[cl[cl[cl, add my applause here. Who'd a...

Guys, [cl[cl[cl[cl, add my applause here. Who'd a thunk it, this poetry thing has taken right off. Good for you.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-09-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 58,361
Posted By MercuryMac
I've been whining for the last two weeks that it...

I've been whining for the last two weeks that it has been bitterly cold here, well, now it warmed up to -23*C probably about -10*F, in the heat of the day. It has snowed a lot the last few days to...
Forum: Builds! 01-08-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,810
Posted By MercuryMac
Here's the thirties truck that I want to pull my...

Here's the thirties truck that I want to pull my trailer with, a '36 Ford. I couldn't help showing off the fact that it's a 'barnfind'.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-08-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By MercuryMac
Your vision is scaring me, Tripper, [life vision,...

Your vision is scaring me, Tripper, [life vision, that is]. :o:o
Forum: Builds! 01-08-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,810
Posted By MercuryMac
Good work. If your interior doesn't cover your...

Good work.
If your interior doesn't cover your wiper drive, here's a possible solution. I took the glove box out of my donor Ranger pick-up, turned it front to back and bolted it over top of the...
Forum: Tractors 01-06-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 83,921
Posted By MercuryMac
Bama, I have made a gauge on the front of the...

Bama, I have made a gauge on the front of the tank, [you can see it in post #402, fourth picture], but it will be hard to see when the hood is on there. I'll have to check it once every year or two....
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