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Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By tator
I had a welding/fab shop for 30 years and I had a...

I had a welding/fab shop for 30 years and I had a Company come down and look at our shop and they said we needed 2 units in opposite corners of the shop and the reason being is to keep the dust and...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-17-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By tator
Yes, you run a #10 gauge wire from the battery to...

Yes, you run a #10 gauge wire from the battery to the plus side of the gauge and then a 10 gauge wire from the other side of the gauge back to the big post on the alt. This was a common practice on a...
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 01-08-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,917
Posted By tator
Could you drill and tap it and put a couple of...

Could you drill and tap it and put a couple of 1/8" set screws from the side?
Forum: Bikes 05-02-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,238
Posted By tator
The red bike I built for my bike to ride. I have...

The red bike I built for my bike to ride. I have a big Harley that I turned 70 this year and it was getting pretty heavy for me so I am selling that one and the green bike and the old BSA I bought...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-04-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By tator
I would inset the booster in the firewall and...

I would inset the booster in the firewall and move it over so it lines up with your pedal, shorten the bracket inside and the rod. If you need a little bit more room inside z the pedal a little bit.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-07-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 526,426
Posted By tator
Thanks Bob for posting my junk, thought I would...

Thanks Bob for posting my junk, thought I would post a picture of what is in the garage. Yes, the small block for Tator is going to be bigger and badder than last year. Just blew my budget for...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 12-05-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,453
Posted By tator
what kind of carb is this?

what kind of carb is this?
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 12-05-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,453
Posted By tator
Did you put the little wire clip in that goes...

Did you put the little wire clip in that goes between the float and the needle? And also check the float drop. There should be a tab on the float to set the drop. If it drops too far it can cause...
Forum: Builds! 08-28-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 499,840
Posted By tator
Great job Bobby! Very respectable times on both...

Great job Bobby! Very respectable times on both cars!
Forum: Engine Q&A! 03-16-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,645
Posted By tator
I have done several 37 chev cars and trucks. ...

I have done several 37 chev cars and trucks. Always using the stock frame, but on all of them using a small block chev the HEI distributor has to go as close to the firewall as you can get it and...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 01-31-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By tator
Take a 12 volt test light, hook one end to a...

Take a 12 volt test light, hook one end to a battery post, hook the other end to the battery cable that goes there. Do not hook that cable to the battery. Take the other cable put it on the other...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 05-30-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By tator
Do a search for V8 Volks by T&L by Bob W. Has...

Do a search for V8 Volks by T&L by Bob W. Has the complete build of 1964 VW
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 04-10-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,154
Posted By tator
go on e-bay and punch in trailer edge trim.

go on e-bay and punch in trailer edge trim.
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 05-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By tator
most of the aftermarket sending units I have...

most of the aftermarket sending units I have dealt with, the stud for the wire holds everything together with a plastic washer on each side of the metal plate with a nut on top. I just change the...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 08-06-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By tator
Most auto parts stores sell that adaptor, the...

Most auto parts stores sell that adaptor, the O'Reillys in my neighborhood part # is MFA350 and they are $24.95 that is a milling brand part.
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 03-19-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,764
Posted By tator
Even if this altenator squeals like a pig it...

Even if this altenator squeals like a pig it should not put out 15.5 volts. It should be around 13.2. It has to have some kind of regulator. You can use the old style chrysler regulator on any...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 03-16-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,764
Posted By tator
I just realized how really old I am....That Mopar...

I just realized how really old I am....That Mopar voltage regulator is a 50 year old part! There is a buy it now on e-bay for $14.00 if you local autoparts don't have one:o
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 03-16-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,764
Posted By tator
If you full field the old Mopar alt by grounding...

If you full field the old Mopar alt by grounding the field it will charge full. If you have an old style Chrysler alt they have an output terminal screw that goes to the battery. They have a ground...
Forum: Builds! 01-30-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,817
Posted By tator
Been awhile since we posted, Christmas and all. ...

Been awhile since we posted, Christmas and all. We have gotten quite a bit done, the frame and floors and inside and outside are painted, rebuilt the motor, rewired the whole car, ran all the gas...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-11-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By tator
It used to be done quite often when you put a 605...

It used to be done quite often when you put a 605 steering box in a 55, 56,57 chev. They used to sell an extender kit or sometimes they would just cut the long extention off of the chev box and add...
Forum: Builds! 12-04-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,817
Posted By tator
v8square, floors are looking good! Did you...

v8square, floors are looking good! Did you change your exhaust again?
Forum: Builds! 12-04-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,817
Posted By tator
Jamajar, the master cylinder is an aftermarket...

Jamajar, the master cylinder is an aftermarket street rod master cylinder, I buy them on e-bay. They are kind of a copy of the corvette master cylinder, you can get them for disc and drum or for...
Forum: Builds! 12-04-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 133,824
Posted By tator
That really looks extremely nice! You make it...

That really looks extremely nice! You make it look easy. Super nice weld around the filler neck. Good job.
Forum: Builds! 12-02-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,817
Posted By tator
before and after....

before and after....
Forum: Builds! 12-02-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,817
Posted By tator
More progress on the VDubb. We got the gas tank...

More progress on the VDubb. We got the gas tank installed and the grill fabed and installed, dip stick for the transmission, made of rubber! (I put the "how to" in the tech tips) Got the hood on,...
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