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Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 04-14-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Oldboy
Thanks for all the ideas. I’m thinking because...

Thanks for all the ideas.
I’m thinking because of the shape of drip rail , small and tapered in front , then most of its length over the door pretty much same width, follows along past rear port...
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 04-11-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Oldboy
Thanks gents. I will look into that

Thanks gents. I will look into that
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 04-11-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Oldboy
Roof drip rail repair

Hello,
I am wishing to repair a missing roof drip rail on the driver side. Completely missing since I’ve owned this car.
passenger side is 100% intact. I was hoping to find universal drip rail...
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 04-11-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,689
Posted By Oldboy
Roof rail repair

Hello,
I may have posted this once before, but I am having an issue with this repair.
‘46 Plymouth coupe.
I want to repair/replace the missing roof drip rail on the drivers side.
Passenger side...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-10-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Oldboy
Hello, Going to check height of tire later. 15...

Hello,
Going to check height of tire later. 15 “ rim but that doesn’t say much. Will check sidewall.
I will run car at 65 mph and report back later. Thanks
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-09-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Oldboy
Transmission choices

Hello,
I am in the process of enjoying a 46 Plymouth rat built several years ago.
At one time I swapped the 3.0:1 rear for its current 3.55:1 .
Running a Tci turbo 400, powered by a mild 10:1,...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-08-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
Good vibrations

Well
It’s been about two years now since I sorted this problem I have driven the wheels off of this car at this point .
take it out as often as possible.
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 10-06-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
Hello, Ok , trimmed the trans tunnel,...

Hello,
Ok , trimmed the trans tunnel, reinstalled the floor, and took it out for a drive. At first impression it seems as though the Vibration is gone.
Need some highway shake down, but think this...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-22-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
After using the Spicer app I got all “green “in...

After using the Spicer app I got all “green “in the results,
locked everything down putting it back together hopefully take for a ride later and post with results
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-22-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
Ok, Well i clearanced the trans tunnel...

Ok,
Well i clearanced the trans tunnel slightly, raised the tail up about 1”.
Readings with the spicer app resulted in all “green” after entering the 3 measurments. So i locked it down and will...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-19-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
Hello, Yes the rear is leaf spring. I am...

Hello,
Yes the rear is leaf spring.
I am thinking i will raise the trans crossmember, or at least bring the angle closer to 3 degrees with spacers. I may have to trim the trans tunnel a bit but...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 09-17-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,581
Posted By Oldboy
Pinion angle woes

Hello,
I may have posted this before, but i have not resolved this and could use some help.
46 Plymouth, V8, auto trans. Ford posi.
Cannot seem to get my pinion angles right. I am using an angle...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 07-05-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,059
Posted By Oldboy
Hello, No this wont be a burn out machine....

Hello,
No this wont be a burn out machine. Haha, slant six even possible ?
This will just be a fun cruiser i hope, with more go than the factory ever delivered. I got a 46 rat for burn outs though....
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 06-29-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,059
Posted By Oldboy
Ok then, I will look into then. Will have to go...

Ok then,
I will look into then. Will have to go through the rear anyway to make sure its all good. Going to see what summit, jegs, etc. has got.
Thanks for replies
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 06-28-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,059
Posted By Oldboy
Need a posi?

Hello,
Been messing around with a 225 slant six mopar. While robust, they are not exactly powerful. Mocking up for a turbo which will be more fun. Currently running the stock 71/4" factory rear.
I...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 06-27-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,025
Posted By Oldboy
Flowmasters

Hello,
I have a pair of flowmaster 40s on the old 392, which sound great,
But sadly i now live in a place where i actually am disturbing the peace.
(Had a issue with a neighors barking dogs but...
Forum: LS motors! 01-24-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,032
Posted By Oldboy
Ls motor in a mopar A body ?

Hello,
In the process of doing a turbocharged in-line slant six blow through carburetor .
Wondering down the road would it be possible to get a GM LS motor into the same doghouse ?
Anyone...
Forum: Muscle cars 08-09-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 20,308
Posted By Oldboy
88 mustang

Hello,
Posting for my neighbor;
88 mustang gt, 5.0 , big cam of unknown spec.
He reports little vacuum at idle ,15 inches at WOT ,
hard to stay running at idle , but runs very well lots of...
Forum: Car shows! 08-07-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,170
Posted By Oldboy
RustRiot

Anyone going to the Rust Riot in East Fishkill Newyork?
5 bands, hundreds of cars. August 14.
Forum: Car shows! 08-07-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,170
Posted By Oldboy
Rust Riot

Hello,
Anyone going to the rust riot in East Fishkill any? August 14 , 5 bands, should be hundreds of ratrods, vendors, food, etc.
I last attended in 2014, was a good time.
Forum: Just Hemis! 05-19-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,178
Posted By Oldboy
I know this is an old post, but if you havent...

I know this is an old post, but if you havent already ordered parts, consider forged pistons when you do. I rebuilt a 392 several years ago, and in the interest of economy i used Keith Black...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 02-01-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,677
Posted By Oldboy
Ford 8.8

Hello,
I just picked up a Ford 8.8 out of an 89 lincoln Lsc. Going to use in my next project. Disc brake, good ratio, inexpensive.
Question: should there be some play or runby in the differential?...
Forum: Just Hemis! 10-03-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,478
Posted By Oldboy
Hello, For good information on that Hemi , as...

Hello,
For good information on that Hemi , as well as i.d. Info, go to
HotHeads research and racing.
Those motors look cool in a hotrod, but are heavy.
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 09-16-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By Oldboy
Cool, Very nice. Thanks for the speedy reply. I...

Cool,
Very nice. Thanks for the speedy reply. I am anxious to start this repair.
Forum: Body... Talk & Q&A 09-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By Oldboy
Cowl vent replacement surgery

Hello,
Wondering if some would give feed back on this repair i wish to make.
Little back story: 46 plymouth business coupe, cowl vent, while it works mechanically, is rotted out completely in the...
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