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Old 09-13-2006, 10:07 PM
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sounds like fun...I have no idea on the computer stuff.. but if you dont have plug and play, try different monitor drivers.. There are a few different ones..It depends on how old the computer is. Or what windows you are running. I could ask the wife.
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:52 PM
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That was on the computer I had before this one, so, its okay.

And, I guess I just have a thing for 'vettes too,
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i'll go look at one... i remember thoroughly cussing the weird carb on a Vega.. last chevy four i messed with
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There are very few decent looking hotrods on pickup frames. cboy put a lot of work into his and it is one exception. Here is a picture of another. I also believe it can only look good with fenders.
I saw this little rough truck up in Chikasha a couple years back. The guy drives it everywhere he goes. It is on an unaltered Corrier frame (mazda B-2000).
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Old 09-21-2006, 02:57 PM
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Since they put that cap on the bed, where does Granny ride now?
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Since they put that cap on the bed, where does Granny ride now?
Thats what I was wondering, LOL....at least the corn squeezings won't get wet now.
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I was just wondering if the warehouse shelve i picked up earlier would make some safe frame stock.

Its square tubing, about .25 of an inch thick, its open on both ends, and its connected with some flat metal on either side, but it still looks like two good rails.

Just wondering about it.
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I was just wondering if the warehouse shelve i picked up earlier would make some safe frame stock.

Its square tubing, about .25 of an inch thick, its open on both ends, and its connected with some flat metal on either side, but it still looks like two good rails.

Just wondering about it.
Your kidding ..Right?
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Old 09-22-2006, 08:58 PM
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I was just wondering if the warehouse shelve i picked up earlier would make some safe frame stock.
My advice would be to steer clear. It might "look" sturdy, but there is no way to know the actual composition or strength of that metal. All metals are not the same...and looks can deceive.

One good use for the shelving might be to do a mock up of the frame you want to build. That way you can lay out the car in advance and possibly prevent mistakes when you start cutting up the real tubing you buy to fab the frame.
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I like the shelving legs....You know, the stuff with all the holes in it......That way, I never have to use my drill.................
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And it's lighter..
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Well, it was steel, and it was free, just inquiring.

Could still make a good go-cart frame or something, right?

Anyway, I looked at this and it seemed like a...tasteful, example of early-ish independent suspension on a fenderless car.

I'm not looking to build a "Rat-Rod" or anything.

Just something I could drive around.

I do have..half..a 53' Plymouth Savoy though, good running gear and frame, but the body is cut off at the cowl, it has front brakes, also, not to get into the "rat-rod" idealogy.

That is a pretty good looking truck though (But...way too much money, just the market though) it would actually look alot better with some actual paint, unlike some other "Rats" were they would look pretty odd without rust, peeling bondo, and some random shots of primer.
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If you interested in a 52 Plymouth two -door send me a PM
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The Plymouth drives, handles, rides, and stops, really smooth. But, its just half a car.
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