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Today 07:38 PM
Rodnit
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Jeez, shoulda gave a shout beforehand. I'm 8 miles from downtown...
Was thinking about you. Had the wife and daughter. Went to talk to our Financial Advisor at RBC. He moved from a different bank and we followed. Sounds like all his accounts followed. Got out about suppertime. We're about 3 hrs away.

May road trip back with the rod this summer. I'll give ya a heads up....
Today 07:29 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by Rodnit View Post

BTW, I was in your neck of the woods a week ago last Friday, 10th. Downtown Stillwater....
Jeez, shoulda gave a shout beforehand. I'm 8 miles from downtown...
Today 07:15 PM
Rodnit
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post


X2 and I think Troy meant "Hope nothing BUT the best for you"...
Thanks Mitch, that's what I meant say....

BTW, I was in your neck of the woods a week ago last Friday, 10th. Downtown Stillwater....
Today 06:33 PM
Too Many Projects Getting close to the last pieces of floor replacement on a '65 Impala.





Small patch on the toe board to fill in what the replacement pan doesn't cover.

Today 06:17 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
Heres a "just rolled in today" for them who speak red Super Sport to look at. Gen VI, metric 454 with alum heads already. I don't know that I've seen one that still has the tabs on the gutter. Nice ride!
My Chevelle has all the tabs...

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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
I got Marge out of rehab! She promised she wouldn't relapse and I believed her. But on the first test drive, I am thinking she has already hit the hard stuff again. Things weren't right, the clutch pedal had an odd feeling.


Brian
Does the inspection cover open up the entire bottom of the bellhousing ? If you can see in, look for a broken/bent tang or crack at the pivot ball socket on the fork. I assume there are no strange sounds such as a throwout bearing failing ? Is the pressure plate the old Borg and Beck style with just 3 fingers ? is one of those bent/broken ?

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Originally Posted by Rodnit View Post
Hope you're doing ok. You're the 2nd person in the last 2 weeks that had a mini stroke, if there is such a thing..... I guess there is..... Hope nothing for the best for you.......
X2 and I think Troy meant "Hope nothing BUT the best for you"...
Today 05:15 PM
Rodnit
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Originally Posted by 19996Silverado View Post
I spent a few hrs working on dash and interior lighting today. That's about it. I have a TIA (mini stroke) 2 weeks ago so I am taking it easy..

Dan
Hope you're doing ok. You're the 2nd person in the last 2 weeks that had a mini stroke, if there is such a thing..... I guess there is..... Hope nothing for the best for you.......
Today 04:16 PM
TucsonJay Reminds me of Jimmy Olsen and Lois Layne! :-)~
Today 06:42 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
I was only asking when you guys sand. Before treatment or after or both. No reply required.
Both for me. I always finish with 80 grit on a da before priming. I did not on my roadster and got in trouble.

John
Yesterday 09:37 PM
MARTINSR I got Marge out of rehab! She promised she wouldn't relapse and I believed her. But on the first test drive, I am thinking she has already hit the hard stuff again. Things weren't right, the clutch pedal had an odd feeling.


Brian
Yesterday 07:03 PM
idrivejunk Heres a "just rolled in today" for them who speak red Super Sport to look at. Gen VI, metric 454 with alum heads already. I don't know that I've seen one that still has the tabs on the gutter. Nice ride!
Yesterday 06:34 AM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
I use sandpaper on everything except pitted metal that sandpaper can not get down into and would da with 80 grit before priming.

I was only addressing David's question about the area on his truck's roof that had heavy surface rust.

John
I was only asking when you guys sand. Before treatment or after or both. No reply required.
03-20-2017 11:19 PM
19996Silverado
Dash lighting

I spent a few hrs working on dash and interior lighting today. That's about it. I have a TIA (mini stroke) 2 weeks ago so I am taking it easy..

Dan
03-20-2017 11:18 PM
MARTINSR Out working on Marge in the rain tonight, got to get her on the road. I think it's all good now, hopefully tomorrow I can adjust her brakes and she will be good to go. She was a base model and self adjusters were an option! LOL

I replaced a couple of the springs and though it has too much pedal play, it's as much as it had so I am ready to put her back on the road. The last few weeks without Marge has sucked! I pulled the clutch cover off and the disc looks like new still (I am very easy on clutches and brakes) so I have to assume all is good. I am just surprised that there isn't enough rod to lengthen it out and eliminate the play. Don't know why, and I don't know what I will do when the clutch does wear.


Brian
03-20-2017 07:30 PM
Fasto44 A couple of ago I got into a bad situation with the motorhome and had a branch damage the satelite radome. Cracked that sucker like an egg and it is made out of ABS plastic. My unit is no longer in production and the new one has a completely different shape from mine. So after a month of searching the old interweb, I was unable to find a suitable replacement. I broke out the fiberglass and epoxy resin to fix the damaged plastic. I am going to let everything cure for a few days and then rough sand it for skim coating. Primer, block sand, and epoxy paint and it should be good as new.
03-20-2017 05:48 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
At what point do you guys use sandpaper in that situation? I got started on the 60 Chevy trunk lid today.
I use sandpaper on everything except pitted metal that sandpaper can not get down into and would da with 80 grit before priming.

I was only addressing David's question about the area on his truck's roof that had heavy surface rust.

John
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