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Today 05:04 PM
1971BB427
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
That will make those 40 mph U-turns so much easier. Of course, they are usually not needed on the drag strip.

John
Makes it easier to get started up in the driveway too! Now I wont end up across the street when I push the clutch in, and start cranking the engine!
Today 04:56 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
It might be if the hydraulic brakes fail...

Looks OK there. Now way to get it between the seats, eh ??
I'm sure he needs his right hand free to shift gears and steer while he is making the U turn.

John
Today 04:51 PM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by John long View Post
That will make those 40 mph U-turns so much easier. Of course, they are usually not needed on the drag strip.

John
It might be if the hydraulic brakes fail...

Looks OK there. Now way to get it between the seats, eh ??
Today 04:24 PM
John long That will make those 40 mph U-turns so much easier. Of course, they are usually not needed on the drag strip.

John
Today 03:54 PM
1971BB427 Decided to address the E brake on my Falcon gasser. I originally tied it into the stock operating handle, which pulls straight back, with no leverage. Haven't been able to set the brake without hauling on it with both hands, and pushing against the floor hard with both feet! Even then it never set well, and the car could roll on a steep incline.
I headed over to the pick n pull this morning, in search of a E brake lever assembly. Found a Ford Aspire E brake that was pretty easy to remove, and sat flat on the floor. I unbolted it, and cut enough of the old brake operating cable to ensure I could mate it to my cables from the 8.8" Ford E brake.
I tried several places to situate it in what would be considered "normal" locations, but none worked well. I finally ended up putting it on the left side of the driver's seat, between the rollbar door bar, and the door. It's easy to reach down left handed to set it, and it's tucked below the rollbar tube, so not snagging my pants on it as I exit the car. Drilled two mounting holes, and a hole for the cable, and bolted it down. Spliced the new E brake cable to the cables on the 8.8" Ford rearend. Adjusted the nut on the end, and then rolled the car down the driveway backwards to see if it stopped. All worked great, and the pull is so much lighter than the factory E brake operator was!
Just need to fab a cover, or sew up a boot to cover the mechanism now, so it looks cleaner.
Today 08:16 AM
MARTINSR I'm sure I will.

Brian
Today 07:58 AM
boothboy That's the one. Give me a couple of days. I've got fifteen relatives descending upon BB Acres this weekend and will be kind of busy. If what I have in mind works I think you'll smile!

BB
Today 07:47 AM
MARTINSR Here you go BB.



Today 04:07 AM
deadbodyman
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
And now for the rest of the story!!

BB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdnHGm5VGwM
that guys arm looked pretty bloody,thats a smart fish got the hack out of ther when everyone ganged up on him.looks like the fish won this time.
Charle dont want people with good taste he wants people that taste good
Yesterday 08:37 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Got my front clip back on truck after installing new engine,had to change radiator ,the hoses on the reverse rotation pump is smaller diamator filled with Oil and primed pump with priming tool and checked it after installing 5 quarts,didnt show any oil on dipstick ,,you guessed it 4 quarts in floor under truck
Just throwed some oil dry under truck and came to the house,,check it in a day ir two,

Before and after
Found and repaired the oil leak today,notice top of exaust manifold in 1st picture it has ,,had ,4 ridges across the top they were tall enough to keep valve cover from going flush with the head to seal,,these centerbolt valve covers have a lip that the old style didnt have

also cut some patch panels and got screws in but not welded,,probably will just tack them around outside perimenter as I am thinking of spraying bedliner over complete floor because it is a work truck ,Dump truck will see a lot of mud and dirt,,,ANY ONE EVER TRIED THAT ,how did it work,
Yesterday 10:58 AM
boothboy And now for the rest of the story!!

BB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdnHGm5VGwM
Yesterday 10:11 AM
Too Many Projects [quote=1971BB427;2627697]
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post

I don't think Tarpon have any teeth, so worst thing that could happen is a bruise from biting down on his arm.
I'm quite certain he has done this before and knew exactly what he was doing. Most people would panic and try to get it off their arm. He hooked his left arm thru the gills and hauled it up on the dock. This is a deliberate maneuver, not a freak accident.
Yesterday 09:07 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by tech69 View Post
nice. what are you using as a template? Is that something from an art store or something?
Actually, I made a template out of heavy clear plastic first and transferred it to the poster board that will hold it's shape better.

If I remember correctly I bought a package of 10 sheets at Staples Office Supply for 6.00 dollars or so.

John
Yesterday 07:47 AM
496CHEVY3100 [quote=1971BB427;2627697]
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post

I don't think Tarpon have any teeth, so worst thing that could happen is a bruise from biting down on his arm.
And a new pair of shorts.
Yesterday 07:45 AM
1971BB427 [quote=deadbodyman;2627290]
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post

Those fish dont care about catch and release.I doubt the fish is going to release him. probably thinking :dinner for two marinated in beer. if that guy hadnt come by to help, the fish would be sitting down with his girl saying MAN, that was yummy
I don't think Tarpon have any teeth, so worst thing that could happen is a bruise from biting down on his arm.
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