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Forum: Builds! 05-16-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By sc5080
7ís arenít that big a deal Bob. All it takes is a...

7ís arenít that big a deal Bob. All it takes is a lack of imagination as in ďI canít imagine myself crossing the finish line upside down and on fireĒ. Easy!
Forum: Builds! 05-15-2020, 04:07 PM
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Posted By sc5080
Sorry to hear of your troubles but glad you're on...

Sorry to hear of your troubles but glad you're on the mend. Take good care of yourself.

With the covid thing it looks unlikely that I'll be able to get any racing done this year. They might not...
Forum: Bikes 05-05-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,567
Posted By sc5080
In this time of isolation we've managed to go for...

In this time of isolation we've managed to go for a couple of rides. I put my wife's bike back to stock configuration .. luckily almost all the parts came with the bike when we bought it. Gotta say...
Forum: Builds! 04-25-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 187
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Posted By sc5080
Amazing photo! Fantastic!

Amazing photo! Fantastic!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-25-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 439,466
Posted By sc5080
Yes, Dave Pelissier (Saxxon) brought it to...

Yes, Dave Pelissier (Saxxon) brought it to Winnipeg but it has subsequently been sold to Don - another local fellow whose last name I can't recall at the moment (Leinweber maybe). Anyway, Don...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 03-22-2020, 09:36 PM
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Views: 645
Posted By sc5080
He was in Winnipeg a couple of years ago. Did a...

He was in Winnipeg a couple of years ago. Did a top chop on my buddies 35 Ford p/u.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-13-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 439,466
Posted By sc5080
http://www.ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?at...

http://www.ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=155636&stc=1&d=1584146403
Forum: Builds! 03-08-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Itís sitting on a stand in my garage Doc. Needs...

Itís sitting on a stand in my garage Doc. Needs to come apart and be cleaned up and it would be good to go. Some of my ďfriendsĒ wanted me to put it into The altered but I figured I would need go...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-08-2020, 03:54 AM
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Posted By sc5080
Hey Doc ... FYI the Possum Chaser is alive and...

Hey Doc ... FYI the Possum Chaser is alive and well. Owned by Ron Green. I last saw him at last year's Fallout race at Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
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Forum: Builds! 03-08-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Yep .. when I drove it I had a Dodge 451 stroker...

Yep .. when I drove it I had a Dodge 451 stroker (400 block, 440 crank) combination in it. When I set it up for my daughter I put a 383 small block Chevy into it.

The Ford will be something new...
Forum: Builds! 03-07-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Yeah ... 460 going into the dragster for the new...

Yeah ... 460 going into the dragster for the new owner. Somehow I agreed to put it in for him as part of the deal. [S:o:(:confused:
Forum: Builds! 03-07-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
I've been fairly busy the last few days. I got...

I've been fairly busy the last few days. I got the rad mounted into the grill shell and bolted on to the bug project. I also finally got around to mounting the front shocks .. and no, they won't...
Forum: Builds! 03-04-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
A good day in the shop. Got the engine mounts...

A good day in the shop. Got the engine mounts fitted and the mock up engine installed. With the long water pump and clutch fan I have about an inch of clearance to the radiator. Fabricated a drop...
Forum: Builds! 03-03-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Finally got the 4 link and shock brackets in...

Finally got the 4 link and shock brackets in place on the frame so I can roll this thing around the shop. Feels like a major milestone! :D Tomorrow I hope to start fitting the engine and...
Forum: Builds! 02-29-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Itís been a while since I had time to do anything...

Itís been a while since I had time to do anything with the bug project. Started fabricating the grill shell to fit the aluminum rad I bought. Donít know what it was originally from but had to take 2...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 02-22-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By sc5080
Thanks for the great pics of the museum Bob. ...

Thanks for the great pics of the museum Bob. Sure hope I get to see it myself before Mr. Garlits or myself are done with this planet!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-21-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 320,157
Posted By sc5080
Thanks guys. Yes, I am very proud of them....

Thanks guys. Yes, I am very proud of them. Michelle is a microbiologist and Breanna is Dr. Breanna DVM - a veterinarian involved in research and finishing her PhD.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-21-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 320,157
Posted By sc5080
Its not car or shop related but pretty major for...

Its not car or shop related but pretty major for me ... my youngest daughter got married this weekend. Biggest snow storm of the year but we managed to "git 'er done"!

My daughter Michelle...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 12-29-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By sc5080
^^^ What he said! Pretty steady hand with the...

^^^ What he said! Pretty steady hand with the plasma torch.
Forum: Builds! 12-26-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Making a mockery ... or mocking things up. :D ...

Making a mockery ... or mocking things up. :D I'm pretty happy with this look.

http://www.ratrodsrule.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=154096&stc=1&d=1577401146
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Forum: Builds! 12-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Today I removed all the rot that were the heater...

Today I removed all the rot that were the heater channels for the VW and added some new, beefier sills that will also support the floor. Used 1" x 3' 1/8 wall which I think will give the body some...
Forum: Builds! 12-18-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Jury is still out on that Bob.

Jury is still out on that Bob.
Forum: Builds! 12-18-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Got the center panel into the back. There are a...

Got the center panel into the back. There are a few things I might have done differently if I was to do this again but overall I'm happy with it. Just keep telling myself that at 100 mph no one...
Forum: Builds! 12-18-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,549
Posted By sc5080
Well, I guess the decision has been made ......

Well, I guess the decision has been made ... going with the original rpu idea. Here is the sheet metal going onto the back of the body. Lots of hammer and dolly work needed but I never claimed to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-13-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,263
Posted By sc5080
Thanks for the encouragement Doc. So far I seem...

Thanks for the encouragement Doc. So far I seem to be getting more practice at sharpening the tungsten than anything else but there have been some brief moments of hope in the couple of hours I've...
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