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Today 07:49 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Thanks.

It is zinc sheet that has been oxidized black.
The back is aluminum to cut down on weight.
Pugsy, How did you know about the zink steel and where did you buy a material like that? I would have never had any idea that something like that existed.

John
Today 07:48 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Than God I finally figured it out. All this time I couldn't figure out how you were gonna see around it!

BB
Ya, it will help when I get it standing up.
Today 07:47 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
Belive it or not I've been planning on making one for the past couple years ,good thing I never mentioned it to the wife....shes still hounding me about the ceder closets.... I only have one (almost done) me and my big mouth,that stuffs expensive 300.00 each...
The funny thing was we went to look at an RV and the guy said its even got ceder lined closets......when I said we dont even have them in our house...the look I got would turned most Normal men to stone....I thought it was funny. all the way hame...me and my big mouth..
Yep. You gotta keep the big mouth shut. Ha.
Today 07:45 AM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Very nice craftsmanship...

Curious about the material, is it aluminum or stainless ?? What is the coating ?

Thanks.

It is zinc sheet that has been oxidized black.
The back is aluminum to cut down on weight.
Today 07:15 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Played with my hood project a few nights this week.



Than God I finally figured it out. All this time I couldn't figure out how you were gonna see around it!

BB
Today 06:11 AM
Too Many Projects Yesterday, I cleaned up the 327 in my '66 Malibu and put it back together. I did do a compression check and have 6 cylinders with 110# and 2 with 60-70. Looks like the pistons may be stock 250 hp. The 2 low cylinders could be stuck rings from sitting..

I need to find a way to power the ignition to see if it has spark, as the wire harnesses are removed and somewhat butchered. If I can get spark, I'll install the fuel pump and use a gas can for supply to see if it will fire up.

It has no trunk floor to mount the new gas tank that came with it, so it may be a while before it can drive but having it self-motivated would be nice.
Today 06:02 AM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Played with my hood project a few nights this week.
Very nice craftsmanship...

Curious about the material, is it aluminum or stainless ?? What is the coating ?
Yesterday 08:21 PM
deadbodyman Belive it or not I've been planning on making one for the past couple years ,good thing I never mentioned it to the wife....shes still hounding me about the ceder closets.... I only have one (almost done) me and my big mouth,that stuffs expensive 300.00 each...
The funny thing was we went to look at an RV and the guy said its even got ceder lined closets......when I said we dont even have them in our house...the look I got would turned most Normal men to stone....I thought it was funny. all the way hame...me and my big mouth..
Yesterday 08:12 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Played with my hood project a few nights this week.



That truly is gorgious Pugs. That will add such a distinctive touch to your kitchen.

Great work.

John
Yesterday 07:44 PM
deadbodyman
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Played with my hood project a few nights this week.



Dam puggs, that would look good over my stove. somebodys getting some tonight...
Yesterday 07:22 PM
deadbodyman Well at least your not in back of Orielies parking lot broke down somewhere in tenn. replacing a master, slave and line with borrowed tools after waiting 24 hrs for it.good thing we had a running car on the rollback and I sure am glad I have a commercial account with them here in Ga. its good up there too and they went way out of their way to help...Good people up there in Tenn...
and as a plus my uncle and I got to have lunch with the infamous "John Long" while waiting (he's still talking about his awesome interior work)....after going to missisippi and all the way back to Augusta with two cars on it the dang the line blew again 1/2 mile from my shop at a busy intersection we had to get pulled across the street (with a chain) and drove the rest of the 1/2 mile at a mere cost of 375.00 ...It was kind of funny explaining I need a tow for my tow truck with two cars on it....Once I got a good look I found a missing exhaust bolt blowing hot exhaust on that plastic clutch line...problem solved...
Yesterday 07:17 PM
123pugsy Played with my hood project a few nights this week.



Yesterday 07:02 PM
silentpoet Today I put in a new clutch line. Bench bled the master cylinder and line. Got it good and firm. Slave cylinder is bad. So instead of watching football tomorrow I get to drop the tranny and put in a new slave cylinder. I may start some of it tonight like maybe drop the starter and some of the other stuff. The fun part is that there is also a transfer case. But on the positive side it means I don't have to jack up anything to get under there and have room to work.
Yesterday 05:26 PM
Northstar T
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Kinda thinking by your comment that it might be your last one too.

I owned a few in my 20's, one I bought spankin' new....

I'm much older and wiser now...
Ha ha. ya never know. actually I got this one in a trade for a T bucket. wasn't a car I would otherwise have gone out and bought. I will say……. it actually isn't a bad driving car however.

Russ
Yesterday 05:14 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by Northstar T View Post
Sometimes when you own a Ford you just have to build your own parts .
I've been wanting to install an under dash Vintage Air system on this 64 Fairlane I recently purchased, but after many hours of searching for the pulley arrangement I needed, I've finally just given up and built my own.
All I needed was a double groove water pump pulley to match up with the two forward grooves of my OEM three groove (has ps also) balancer pulley. do you think Ford, or aftermarket, makes such a thing? He!! no. that would just be too easy, so I cut one "groove" off of a chrome pulley I had laying around and welded it onto the existing single groove pulley that was on the car…. walla. the perfect pulley.
This is only the second Ford I've every owned…… and the more I work on it, the more clearly I remember why that is.

Russ
Kinda thinking by your comment that it might be your last one too.

I owned a few in my 20's, one I bought spankin' new....

I'm much older and wiser now...
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