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Forum: Heads Up Announcements 06-16-2022, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Reno
English wheel

https://chico.craigslist.org/tls/d/hamilton-city-english-wheel/7474706124.html
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-15-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 838,253
Posted By Reno
There seem to several shade tree attempts in the...

There seem to several shade tree attempts in the Sierras, but none as elegant as Gojeeps'.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-04-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Then I started to widen the rear fenders to fit...

Then I started to widen the rear fenders to fit the new tires. I cut the fender on the car and positioned the 3 1/2" offset with clecoed braces. The flange would have required too much stretch to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-04-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
I cut out the sunroof assembly and filled it in. ...

I cut out the sunroof assembly and filled it in.

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It is all welded in but will require some hammer and dolly/ planishing work when it goes back on the rotisserie.
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-19-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Thanks Jon. There are very few connections left...

Thanks Jon. There are very few connections left that are Whitworth, but will keep that in mind. I cleaned up the fender mount holes with a 1/4-28 tap. That matched the British thread. The flat head...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-19-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Reno
WOW! I recognize that. Is it for a full...

WOW! I recognize that. Is it for a full restoration?
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-02-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
The narrow body requires a dog leg to clear the...

The narrow body requires a dog leg to clear the headers. Then the angle of the steering wheel inside was excessive with the straight column, so I shortened it and installed another U joint under the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-26-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Thanks Marcus. Pugsy, the upper level was...

Thanks Marcus.

Pugsy, the upper level was the trunk floor and covered the spare tire below it. Since the trunk lid opens tailgate style that upper level and the trunk lid when down create a four...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-25-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
I rolled the rear bulkhead to transition to the...

I rolled the rear bulkhead to transition to the floor.

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Then I ran the floor panel through the Pulmax to form the ribs as before. It picked up a twist which I think was caused by the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-25-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Aren't they great Kent, no 3 sided holes in sheet...

Aren't they great Kent, no 3 sided holes in sheet metal.

I didn't check my tank depth when I filled the original tank opening, so I had to cut it out and raise the floor. Flanges were welded at...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-09-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Thanks Pugsy. I opened up one of the wiper...

Thanks Pugsy.

I opened up one of the wiper shaft openings thinking I would have to use a modern stye, before I found some original transmissions. I found repro grommets in Australia so I needed to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-02-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
I had to finish the apron work before I could...

I had to finish the apron work before I could fill in the tank opening. The original was a ten gallon that had a flange on top that sat under the spare tire well. I'm installing a 15 gal tank so I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By Reno
I'm with Chris. I suppose it is the balance, but...

I'm with Chris. I suppose it is the balance, but the 1427 Plomb is my favorite. Even the 1428 which I believe is a later manufacture doesn't balance the same.

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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-01-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Thanks Antoine. I had some damage to repair...

Thanks Antoine.

I had some damage to repair at the rear apron and did not want to involve the leaded seam so I cut out the rusted and dented parts and pieced them back. I metal worked the rest as...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-25-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
I mounted some toggle clamps on the baffle to...

I mounted some toggle clamps on the baffle to anchor the fender to the rocker panel. It is upside down, and a safety is in order, but the weight of the hood is all behind the hinge point under the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-23-2022, 11:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
We shall see Marcus. I need to finalize the...

We shall see Marcus. I need to finalize the assembly of the hood and fenders and the anchor points before I started whacking on the wings so I have some fixed reference side to side.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-22-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
No problem Steve, posting helps keep me on track....

No problem Steve, posting helps keep me on track.

I ran some tape to represent either pie cuts or longitudinal slices to widen the front fender. The inner and outer fender sandwich the headlight...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-21-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
Then I was finally able to get the front end...

Then I was finally able to get the front end mounted on the hinges. I stiffened the inner panels and the baffles at the rear with beads and gained some, but I should have used some sort of guide...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-21-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 24,799
Posted By Reno
I made inner fender panels and then spliced in...

I made inner fender panels and then spliced in the deep well for the rear of the tire to save on a lot of stretching.

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And the passenger side from the inside.

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Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By Reno
That's it Marc. I spend time at the rack in the...

That's it Marc. I spend time at the rack in the welding store testing the cheaters at a comfortable welding distance without resorting to tilting my head back for the reading distance. It ends up to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By Reno
Chris, I expect to see them come back on at a...

Chris, I expect to see them come back on at a market price. These were priced for a re-seller at $12.00 when some of the strap model represented as steampunk were asking up to $50. Keep an eye out...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By Reno
63072 Here is the image from the EBay...

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Here is the image from the EBay listing. I missed this earlier, but they appear to be the metal plunger style.
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By Reno
Rick, I use the Jackson unigoggle with Kent's...

Rick, I use the Jackson unigoggle with Kent's lens over my glassses. They are a discontinued item, but I found some on E bay. There is a sale of open box units going on right now. They might not have...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 260,942
Posted By Reno
Congratulations Pugsy. I have been watching with...

Congratulations Pugsy. I have been watching with interest, well done. I am at about the same place as you as far as the last 10% goes. That and my welding.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 783,747
Posted By Reno
Congratulations Jack. That is why I switched from...

Congratulations Jack. That is why I switched from the 2016 Camaro V6 in the Austin. I could not find anyone that had even assembled a stand alone harness for the engine, and no one seems to have been...
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