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Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,057
Posted By bob w
I've had some more fun lately. The motor mounts...

I've had some more fun lately. The motor mounts are in but not completely welded. Will put a crossmember from mount to mount, under the oil pan. Those cantilever mounts cause the frame rails to twist...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 264
Posted By bob w
Get a triangle.:D

Get a triangle.:D
Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By bob w
Yes, 57 years with my first wife this coming...

Yes, 57 years with my first wife this coming April. At times, feels like 157 years. Thinking of putting my wife's name on some dating sites. Maybe she can upgrade. Just kidding.[ddd
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 178,655
Posted By bob w
Gotta love the oddball engines. Hard to find,...

Gotta love the oddball engines. Hard to find, expensive to rebuild and difficult to adapt. But cool as blazes.
That Packard must breathe pretty well.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By bob w
I'm pretty lax. Sometimes I put safety glasses on...

I'm pretty lax. Sometimes I put safety glasses on over my regular glasses. They impede my vision though. I wear those cheap brown Jersey gloves mainly for grease and grime protection. But when I see...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-17-2022, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108
Posted By bob w
Quite a story, gg. I admire your compassion and...

Quite a story, gg. I admire your compassion and generosity.

But it sounds like you are preparing for "doomsday". I hope that isn't the case.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-17-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 58,361
Posted By bob w
I live around Scandihoovians. Nothing is hot, not...

I live around Scandihoovians. Nothing is hot, not even Mexican food.

We almost hit 30 for a high today. Shirtsleeve weather. Wed. 5 for a high. Up and down.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-17-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 178,655
Posted By bob w
Wrap it up. I'll take it.[dr

Wrap it up. I'll take it.[dr
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-15-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 58,361
Posted By bob w
Walking the dogs this morning there was no...

Walking the dogs this morning there was no temperature at all, zero degrees.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-13-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By bob w
Mac, there's nothing like the thrill of hauling...

Mac, there's nothing like the thrill of hauling home another project. Putting it into verse preserves and shares that event.
Crate, expressing the fun and relaxation of having a few hours alone to...
Forum: Builds! 01-13-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,057
Posted By bob w
This is a deep chested frame, couper. I'll only...

This is a deep chested frame, couper. I'll only box it in high stress areas.

Spent a lot of time with my trusty angle grinder and a cut off wheel. All out of 1/8" plate. Circles for the lower...
Forum: Builds! 01-13-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 58,670
Posted By bob w
You need more projects, Mac. What transmission...

You need more projects, Mac. What transmission will you use? The Poly is pretty cool.
Forum: Builds! 01-12-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,057
Posted By bob w
Pulled the empty block and heads out of the...

Pulled the empty block and heads out of the Renault and jerked the Powerglide off of it. Bolted up a 350TH trans and set it in place in the Hup frame. Will probably slide it forward an inch or two...
Forum: Problem? E-mail the admin for help! 01-12-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 656
Posted By bob w
Your drawing? Nice!

Your drawing? Nice!
Forum: Builds! 01-12-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 460,637
Posted By bob w
Love ya Torchie. Make sure you are satisfied with...

Love ya Torchie. Make sure you are satisfied with what the Docs tell you.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-12-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 447
Posted By bob w
I'm happy with what I've got. It's still a...

I'm happy with what I've got. It's still a "working shop". Garage really. When I reach the age of incapability it then might become a "show shop".
Forum: Builds! 01-11-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,057
Posted By bob w
Yes, snopro, I have a hanging gas furnace and I...

Yes, snopro, I have a hanging gas furnace and I keep I around the same temp as you. But sometimes these old bones are reluctant to get started.

Made the front mounts for the trailing arms. Had to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,169
Posted By bob w
The DVD should be getting to Dutch-land any day...

The DVD should be getting to Dutch-land any day now.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-10-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By bob w
smallfoot, I am humbled and most appreciative....

smallfoot, I am humbled and most appreciative. Thank you very much. I know you would rather be helping a neighbor build a house than sitting at the 'puter making up rhymes.[cl Thank You!
Forum: Builds! 01-10-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,298
Views: 460,637
Posted By bob w
No, and I think Dr. C has been missing too.

No, and I think Dr. C has been missing too.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-09-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By bob w
Thank you to all the viewers and to Couper who...

Thank you to all the viewers and to Couper who just joined in. Much appreciated. A big thank you to all the other UDS poets that made this thread a success. Who would have thought there would be...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-09-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,537
Posted By bob w
On Turning 81 Well, a new year has just...

On Turning 81

Well, a new year has just begun.
In his year I'll be turning 81.

After 80 years, Life's Lottery I have won.
And I did it without a Man Bun.

Another poem I'd like to try.
I'm...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-09-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 58,361
Posted By bob w
Been colder than a well digger's posterior here.

Been colder than a well digger's posterior here.
Forum: Builds! 01-09-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,057
Posted By bob w
Cold in the Garage

Still picking away at it. Been below zero most days so the garage is a bit cool.
First two pics show the trailing arm mocked up. I wanted to use the original forgings for the front mounts but they...
Forum: Builds! 01-09-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,348
Posted By bob w
You did a fine job documenting the rebuild of...

You did a fine job documenting the rebuild of your hot rod.
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