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02-26-2017 04:05 PM New steering column hanger
Well it’s winter and too much time on my hands. I decided to update my steering column hanger. My old hanger was the original and I modified it for a high beam indicator light. I decided to add some extra lights (parking brake and battery}. I started with a piece of .75” aluminum. I used a hole saw to machine a hole for the column. Then drilled out holes for the LED lights. I then machined the engine turning to the front and both sides. I used a label maker to indicate what the lights are for. I did not think that it so good so I made a plate to cover the label.


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01-29-2017 12:31 PM New carpet cont.
I didn’t want to fray my carpet when I screwed plates to the floor. I bought an electric soldering iron and found that the tip was .250 inches in diameter. I took a .250 bolt and turned a point on it to use as a replacement tip. As I found the nutserts under the carpet I then melted a hole where the screw would


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01-29-2017 12:29 PM New carpet
My old carpet was looking very worn so I got a piece of eBay. To keep it from fraying I used a soldering gun to cut the holes in the carpet. I got a cutting tip for my gun and it worked great.


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01-29-2017 12:27 PM Other cooling issues
In an effort to get max air through the radiator I added an air dam to the inside of the grill.


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01-29-2017 12:26 PM New cooling fan mounts cont.
When I went to mount them to the radiator I found that the round bar was up against the fins. I welded some spacers where I was to mount them. With a piece of weather strip around the circle sealed the fan to the radiator.


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