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Old 09-11-2008, 06:15 PM
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We are headed to the car show at Sam's Town Casino in Tunica, MS this weekend. If you are in the area, stop by and say hi.

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Old 01-24-2009, 10:59 PM
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The truck has been running and driving great. We finally hit the 1,000 mile mark.

....can't wait for warm weather and car shows to start back up.
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The rust and the ride height has played hell on my front fenders. I came up with a new band-aid. I made a reinforcement.

I didn't think there was enough solid metal to weld to, so I screwed the fender to the brace. A little acid will knock the shine off of the screws. Right now it looks like it was hit with one of those jeweled stud kits off of TV.

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i like the way the screws and rust look together
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Old 06-24-2009, 09:18 PM
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Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion was hot and humid, but we still had fun.



I parked next to a really cool little modified on Saturday afternoon. Simple, neat car.





For shatzandgiggles, we drove it to the show and shine judging tent.

Judge told me that that the car with the absolute lowest score wins rat rod.... They didn't call my name as a winner. I guess that is a good thing.

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Old 07-02-2009, 09:02 AM
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Sent off our registration form for the Street Rod Nationals. Gotta make sure we are there for the last good one.

The truck just might be sporting a "**** ain't right" bumper sticker.
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:50 AM
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We are seriously considering driving the 48 to the Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week! .....leave the street rod nationals and head west.

It will be around a 4,000 miles round trip.

I have to do some work in the next month if it is going to happen. I need to figure out how to install a bigger radiator and get rid of the vibration I have at highway speeds (driveshaft related I think).
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I'm sure you will figure it out.. Sound like it's gone to be a nice trip...Good luck..Take a lot of picture's..
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I'm sure you will figure it out.. Sound like it's gone to be a nice trip...Good luck..Take a lot of picture's..

Did I mention that my truck DOES NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING? Anybody ever built a swamp cooler? I may need one for this trip.

I'm trying to guess at what part of the trip will be the worst as far as heat goes, so I can drive that leg through the middle of the night.

I plan of driving out in one shot. The drive back will be a little nicer and spread out over a couple of days.

I'll be sure and take lots of pics.
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Got the drive shaft swapped. Ended up finding something that worked without cutting and welding 90% of vibrations are gone. I can run 80 and look at the rearview mirror and tell what it is

Also ordered a Howe Racing aluminum radiator.
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I just want to say GOD I LOVE YOUR TRUCK.

I am waiting to go pick up the 39 international D-4 I have waiting for me in kansas, and I am hoping to incorporate, with modifications, some of your ideas into my truck.

Whens the next project starting?
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I just want to say GOD I LOVE YOUR TRUCK.

I am waiting to go pick up the 39 international D-4 I have waiting for me in kansas, and I am hoping to incorporate, with modifications, some of your ideas into my truck.

Whens the next project starting?
It has already been started.

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Old 07-20-2009, 05:22 AM
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The big new aluminum radiator is about 75% installed.

I had to modify my previous mounting brackets for the thicker radiator.



And move the mounting location for the grill supports



And section the heck out of the hood latch piece. I added 2 3/4 inches and had to clearance for the filler cap. Not completely happy/done yet.



I also added a cap to the top to hide the radiator and retain the fan.

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I saw your truck at BG very cool
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Got it together enough to drive yesterday. Man, that Howe radiator can get rid of some heat! It does an excellent job of cooling the water. The downside is I now have what feels like 10 times the hot air getting blown back towards the cab....some of it is finding its way into the cab.

This radiator came with instructions to run a 22-24lb radiator cap. I have a 20lb cap on it now (what I had at the house). The radiator hoses swell up big time. Will a standard hose take this abuse?
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