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Today 11:51 AM
Too Many Projects
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I had a problem with the wipers on my Rambler on the way to work, I found the problem.

Brian
Run-away sea urchin ???
Today 11:05 AM
MARTINSR I had a problem with the wipers on my Rambler on the way to work, I found the problem.

Brian
Yesterday 10:02 PM
harposrepair 1.) & hideous? | 2.) , , , & blasphemy? | 3.) caution?
01-21-2017 10:26 PM
tech69 we always wonder how those welds would hold up in a wreck and I can safely say that they do not hold up at all. Where I live we have the largest Ukrainian population in the country and on Recycle road or Salvage Row, they have plenty of car parts and chunks of cars. Combine the two and you have a bunch of unsafe cars on the road. We get em once in a while. Soon as we spot it we tear it apart quickly to see what it would take to take all that crap out but without going too far cause they are insurance jobs. The insurance companies and customer pay usually don't want to pay. That's when we give them the contact info to BAR. If it's an Ukrainian guy he won't turn in his cousin. Seen it lots a couple years ago.

btw, when you tear those down you see rust attacking the welds, welds being ripped right out, and holes enlarged in panels to make up for a cockeyed car. Brutal what people do.
01-21-2017 10:03 PM
MARTINSR WOW twice.

Brian
01-21-2017 08:48 PM
Rodnit Really?

https://youtu.be/hqK61IduSEI
01-19-2017 11:06 AM
Rodnit https://youtu.be/hMnZzrL41Qo
01-17-2017 10:29 PM
mud.man.rj So stalking other people's trucks and taking pic's too, not inspirational at all was it.
01-17-2017 09:44 PM
whinny As an ex welder , those welds are crapola, we call it bird s$&t.

Later gator
Russ
01-17-2017 07:28 PM
64nailhead
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Yep!

BB
When the proud owner/fabricator saw you taking pictures he probably thought you might be interested in purchasing that little weekend RV/camping gem.

All kidding aside, hopefully the owner and his spouse go 400+ a piece for some front end ballast.
01-17-2017 07:18 PM
MARTINSR Come on now is right! Check out this pathetic welding on this utility boxed truck. This huge working truck, check this out!

First off you can see the bumper, then the two welds that were holding it on. NO THIS IS NOT A JOKE! That half inch weld (quarter teaspoon of corn bread more like it) was on one side and the other inch and half weld looking like oatmeal was on the other side! There were three 1/4" bolts holding it to the rear body, that was it, license plate bolts basically and the two pathetic welds! This is a VERY heavy step bumper. Understand that there were NO BOLTS going through those brackets. ALL that was holding the bumper to the truck were the three 1/4" bolts and those two pathetic welds!

Then the bed, look at the size of this bed, the weld you see on the piece of square tubing is one of the four that is holding that bed on!

They BARELY penetrated and there is only ONE at each corner of the bed, it's not welded on the other side of that tubing, just the one.

Brian
01-12-2017 08:57 AM
MARTINSR
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Yep!

BB
My God I hope he was just moving it into his property or something, God I hope he isn't out on the highways with my family and friends.

Brian
01-12-2017 08:55 AM
CrashFarmer2
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Yep!

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If you don't have the items to do things correctly, improvise.
01-12-2017 07:03 AM
deadbodyman
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I think I can, I think I can.....

If he had removed the rear window and elevated the hitch ball to keep the camper above the roof, he could have moved it forward into the bed more and gotten it better, but I shouldn't give people competing for the Darwin award ideas...
Well, at least you can see him coming and get the hellout of the way.
01-12-2017 07:01 AM
Too Many Projects
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Yep!

BB
I think I can, I think I can.....

If he had removed the rear window and elevated the hitch ball to keep the camper above the roof, he could have moved it forward into the bed more and gotten it better, but I shouldn't give people competing for the Darwin award ideas...
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