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Forum: Basic questions and answers 11-10-2020, 07:16 AM
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Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
Thats the spirit! Nice going. Looks like you did...

Thats the spirit! Nice going. Looks like you did fine.

Your alteration at the front will make a big difference in the look. On the prewar stuff, the eye trumps the yardstick. Count your blessings...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-29-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
Over dirt. :lol: I think I would cut it...

Over dirt. :lol:

I think I would cut it along center of the lip bend about an inch up past the new edge then curl the inner lip side under the face of the panel while reshaping it and trying not...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-28-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
That looks like a cool project. No-filler butt...

That looks like a cool project. No-filler butt joint work would not be military style anyway, would it? ;)

The Model A I did will use 18.5" wide rear tires so I tubbed it and changed from the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-27-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
Our hero has probably got it done with the flap...

Our hero has probably got it done with the flap disc by now. I know how it is. But I took a pic today anyway. '51 F-1 job. This is how I get started, with a back and forth motion along the weld at an...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-26-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
Howdy Philip. I use an older version of this......

Howdy Philip. I use an older version of this... 10 years or more:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Campbell-Hausfeld-Air-Cut-Off-Tool-3-TL053500AV/36710779

Broke the guard off long ago but no longer...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-26-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
I sure don't. The 3/16" thick 3" wheel with 3/8"...

I sure don't. The 3/16" thick 3" wheel with 3/8" hole is the only kind I have used and the only way I have used them is on a $20 guarded cutoff tool. Or die grinder. The effectiveness, precision, and...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 10-26-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By drivejunk
It starts with a 3M reinforced weld grinding...

It starts with a 3M reinforced weld grinding wheel-

https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/company-us/all-3m-products/~/3M-Green-Corps-Reinforced-Weld-Grinding-Wheel/?N=5002385+3293194014&rt=rud
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-22-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 209,587
Posted By drivejunk
I guess that beats her hosing it with plasti dip...

I guess that beats her hosing it with plasti dip when you aren't looking. ;)

Very interesting points on your list and very well done ones scratched off. Thanks for the detailed updates and hurry...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,340
Posted By drivejunk
Speaking metal shaping beginner-to- metal shaping...

Speaking metal shaping beginner-to- metal shaping beginner, with me having lots of fab experience and you having a first real shaping project with goals beyond what I can imagine attempting....
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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,340
Posted By drivejunk
I'll go another here, because you all know how it...

I'll go another here, because you all know how it is... the answer often lies in walking away once the big picture is had, to let the mind digest input. After awhile, then it spits out something...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,340
Posted By drivejunk
Dane said it well, about putting one's self in...

Dane said it well, about putting one's self in the other guy's shoes. And I am sort of picking up what Jaro is saying. Not everyone has the luxury of unlimited patience and the amount of labor...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-23-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,340
Posted By drivejunk
Stupid, really? :eek: In english, that is an...

Stupid, really? :eek: In english, that is an insult.:confused:

This may be why your "mentor" is on another forum, Schroeder.;)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-18-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By drivejunk
Nice.:cool: Blood, sweat, and tears for the...

Nice.:cool:

Blood, sweat, and tears for the win.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-18-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By drivejunk
Oh, crap! I forgot to resize that...

Oh, crap!

I forgot to resize that photo.:dunce:

I know better but its done now. The guys like them about 1000 pixels wide and thats straight off the camera. My bad. I don't post here much and...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-18-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By drivejunk
Think nothing of it. Your project caught my...

Think nothing of it. Your project caught my interest and for me a drawing is fastest and most effective. I won't hardly use a ruler for strangers.;)

Let us know how it goes. A 65 Valiant isn't the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-18-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By drivejunk
I did notice the area at rear, see bottom left of...

I did notice the area at rear, see bottom left of sketch. A little welding is no sin on that part but I understand the need to explore and push your capability. Perhaps more professional approaches...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 06-17-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,376
Posted By drivejunk
I was thinking if a guy just had a brake, or a...

I was thinking if a guy just had a brake, or a way to make the straight bends, he might be able to get close going about it thisaway-
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-31-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 662,393
Posted By drivejunk
I like the offset location best.

I like the offset location best.
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By drivejunk
Welcome, fellow Arky old car liking man. When you...

Welcome, fellow Arky old car liking man. When you went to school was when I walked in someplace calling myself a bodyman. Had the same old car since then and we both been less graceful each year too....
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-05-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 662,393
Posted By drivejunk
I like what you did with the covers after all....

I like what you did with the covers after all. Neat and natural looking fit, really. Kudos, sayeth the clash-sayer. In my opinion now, the dimpled areas are adequate unity. Who could argue with...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By drivejunk
So you know... everybody who reads, that is... ...

So you know... everybody who reads, that is...

I don't like apologies nor excuses but am always willing to explain, for better or worse. When I am wrong, given time, the right thing comes.

I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By drivejunk
I agree with Jay. This thread belongs in the...

I agree with Jay. This thread belongs in the wastebasket. Won't hurt my feelings either way but as far as I am concerned it has run it's course and is of little potential future value. Ban me if...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By drivejunk
I don't have a key, can't stay late. Don't own a...

I don't have a key, can't stay late. Don't own a business like most of you seem to. I thought the Henry was primed and painted blue, done. I did not comment on the work on it, re-read. I just want to...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By drivejunk
Just how my mind works, I have issues. No one...

Just how my mind works, I have issues. No one seems to be able to grasp the scale difference between myself and the crowd. Well equipped and advanced shapers seem to make most of the content and I...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-05-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By drivejunk
More support for my myth theory. Thanks. I am...

More support for my myth theory. Thanks. I am getting used to anti-MIG sentiments. Its not for everything but for me it is. Preparation for plating is beyond my skill level.
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