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Today 06:57 PM
123pugsy I just love my shrinker stretchers. Who woulda thunk that a guy could make a flange with a 2" inside diameter?

























Today 08:15 AM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
I got some screws and bolts and stuff separated and put in a new box, got a deer antler mounted on the wall..proceed.

Brian
Getting to the point of sorting fasteners and organizing is a desirable goal, after a monumental move. I don't see me getting to that point until next summer. No heat in the "shop" building this year. I'll be working as much as I can stand all winter to get funds for the existing building upgrade to a workable shop.
Yesterday 11:01 PM
MARTINSR I got some screws and bolts and stuff separated and put in a new box, got a deer antler mounted on the wall..proceed.

Brian
Yesterday 08:16 PM
idrivejunk I gotta bust out a general good mood post even though I caught a coolant whiff today. Thats just the 3800 life, yo. Living it.

Let the good spirits of the day get into the cups of regulars who thirst but aren't saying much. In case things are intense. Like I hope David is just having login troubles and such, and that Brian has access to a V8 soon if thats not the case. Sunsets from yesterday for you and you and you.



Thats a "last man out" "parting shot" o' the day. My DupliColor clear job on the JY bumper is getting shaggy after a few seasons in the sun.
Yesterday 07:51 PM
idrivejunk Simultaneous double fist pumps only once so its not an obscene gesture.

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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects

My door is on.
Well, put on your cheese head and call you "in the dry"! Look at you go. I think I see a garage....

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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
Mocking up getting warmer.
I say cooler because its gonna get real slick. Tidy. I get it. Very narrow pocket but deep and tall. Sure does get into the underdash area. Not that there isn't room to spare there at the outside. I would say them was worth the fuss. Leastwise if'n the dream comes true.

Your car is just ... fat. Give that thing some exercise one day, willya?
Yesterday 07:50 PM
123pugsy
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
Jethro sez don't forget to carry the naught and take your shoes off so's you kin cipher twiced as high.

Gotta love that Jethro...........
Yesterday 07:45 PM
cozwurth I did get some good news today, anyway. The county approved my plans for the building. Gotta pay them and get the paperwork. Calling the concrete guy tomorrow, too.
Yesterday 07:41 PM
cozwurth
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
TMP already used my go-to expression of genuine vicarious disgust so I'll go with:

Dagnabbit. Consarned ol tin roof.

Can't say I've bought many parts but if it was me, I would be looking to resolve it as close as possible to while the iron is hot. Thats just unfortunate. Hope it works out amicably.

That's a good point. I'm going to call them tomorrow to see what we can work out.
Yesterday 07:37 PM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
Crap... my parts run to Ausley's had mixed results. The wheel lip patch is smaller than it looked, so I'll still be fabbing part of it. On the way home, we stopped in Emporia to eat dinner. That's when I realized that the box says 66-67 roof panel, not 68-72. Three + hours down the road when I finally paid attention to the box. Called them and caught them just before they closed. We will work out the details tomorrow, but I think they will be shipping me a roof panel, and I will be taking this one back to them in April when we head back to Duke. Crap.

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TMP already used my go-to expression of genuine vicarious disgust so I'll go with:

Dagnabbit. Consarned ol tin roof.

Can't say I've bought many parts but if it was me, I would be looking to resolve it as close as possible to while the iron is hot. Thats just unfortunate. Hope it works out amicably.
Yesterday 07:21 PM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post

Had to stop the wiper install until the hood hinge pockets are ciphered.
Jethro sez don't forget to carry the naught and take your shoes off so's you kin cipher twiced as high.
Yesterday 07:20 PM
cozwurth
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Dadgummit, that stinks that they messed up on the roof panel. It will be extraordinary if they ship you the correct one, on their dime, but I HOPE they do.



My door is on. Yippee, but they didn't leave until 3:45 and with the completely overcast, foggy and drizzly day, there wasn't much light in the building to drop the lift. I did and I think it's about as good as I can do, but I need to push it around a little when I can see in there. It got quite dark by the time I shut the door and came in.]
Yeah, that was what we were initially talking about with them. But, my wife and I were talking about it during dinner, and I think I may ask them to hold off and not ship the roof. I have enough other work to be done on the car that I can stay busy until well after April / May. Lots of other stuff going on in addition to the car. All of the blame is not theirs. I helped load it in my truck, and even looked at it while I was strapping it down. He pulled it from the shipment and didn't notice, and we loaded it and didn't notice. I'll find out more tomorrow when I call them back.

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Yesterday 06:54 PM
123pugsy
Quote:
Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Dadgummit, that stinks that they messed up on the roof panel. It will be extraordinary if they ship you the correct one, on their dime, but I HOPE they do.

My door is on. Yippee, but they didn't leave until 3:45 and with the completely overcast, foggy and drizzly day, there wasn't much light in the building to drop the lift. I did and I think it's about as good as I can do, but I need to push it around a little when I can see in there. It got quite dark by the time I shut the door and came in.






That is one sexy building there.
Congrats.
Yesterday 06:49 PM
123pugsy Mocking up getting warmer. Who says hinge arm bars must be straight? The little strip of metal is where the fender will be.























Yesterday 06:46 PM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
Crap... my parts run to Ausley's had mixed results. The wheel lip patch is smaller than it looked, so I'll still be fabbing part of it. On the way home, we stopped in Emporia to eat dinner. That's when I realized that the box says 66-67 roof panel, not 68-72. Three + hours down the road when I finally paid attention to the box. Called them and caught them just before they closed. We will work out the details tomorrow, but I think they will be shipping me a roof panel, and I will be taking this one back to them in April when we head back to Duke. Crap.

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Dadgummit, that stinks that they messed up on the roof panel. It will be extraordinary if they ship you the correct one, on their dime, but I HOPE they do.

My door is on. Yippee, but they didn't leave until 3:45 and with the completely overcast, foggy and drizzly day, there wasn't much light in the building to drop the lift. I did and I think it's about as good as I can do, but I need to push it around a little when I can see in there. It got quite dark by the time I shut the door and came in.



Yesterday 04:43 PM
cozwurth Crap... my parts run to Ausley's had mixed results. The wheel lip patch is smaller than it looked, so I'll still be fabbing part of it. On the way home, we stopped in Emporia to eat dinner. That's when I realized that the box says 66-67 roof panel, not 68-72. Three + hours down the road when I finally paid attention to the box. Called them and caught them just before they closed. We will work out the details tomorrow, but I think they will be shipping me a roof panel, and I will be taking this one back to them in April when we head back to Duke. Crap.

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