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Yesterday 10:07 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Lincoln 140

Brian
Gotta pay attention, John...


Yesterday 10:04 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
What brand welder did you buy Brian.

John
Lincoln 140

Brian
Yesterday 08:52 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Oh do I remember that convertible top stuff, yeow!

Oh yeah, I am a man GRRRRRR I added gas to my MIG so now I really have a "Metallic Inert Gas" welder! WHOOO HOOOO! Got some new TIG gloves that are so cozy they feel like jammies!

Brian
What brand welder did you buy Brian.

John
Yesterday 08:29 PM
MARTINSR Oh do I remember that convertible top stuff, yeow!

Oh yeah, I am a man GRRRRRR I added gas to my MIG so now I really have a "Metallic Inert Gas" welder! WHOOO HOOOO! Got some new TIG gloves that are so cozy they feel like jammies!

Brian
Yesterday 04:29 PM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Come to the twin cites...apparently anything you want is free right now...
That is one sad situation.

I got to spend a few hours in the shop today. I had ordered all stainless hardware for the convertible top mechanism but had to get creative to make it all what I needed. Lots of specialty hardware in the automotive world.

John



I sure am glad I took a bunch of pictures before I disassembled them.



One down.

Yesterday 12:54 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
I wonder if tags are considered "loot".

That was a weak attempt at relating to current national news events.
Come to the twin cites...apparently anything you want is free right now...
Yesterday 11:44 AM
adantessr
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
I just can't believe it! I gave my nephew my vice when I moved, I ended up going back to my house in Fremont and getting my little bench, but my vice was history. My brother just sent it to me! I can't believe it! I bought his vice around 1980 and it's been in every garage or my body shop since! I went to run and get some bolts and the store was closed, darn it! Tomorrow, tomorrow I will have it bolted in! No more clamping stuff with vice grips to the bench when I want to cut them. LOL

Funny, it's a LOT bigger than I remember! When I opened the box I thought he sent me some other vice! Then I put it up on the bench holes lined up, I then put my aluminum protectors on it, wham, they were right at home there. Yep it's my old vice!


Brian
Now I know what to do with the piece of aluminum channel I have laying around. Wrapping the vise jaws with masking tape or rags doesn't work all that well. BTW FWIW , I gave up my vices years ago, when I got saved. What you have bolted to your bench is a vise, I would hope you have a minimum of vices.
Yesterday 06:17 AM
idrivejunk
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Did ya follow it to see where you need to go at midnight...
I wonder if tags are considered "loot".

That was a weak attempt at relating to current national news events.
05-28-2020 09:36 PM
MARTINSR Got my vice mounted, that fold out tool box extension is going to work out well there I am thinking. The bolts to mount the vice, what a story on those. I drove a little different way today back from lunch to the shop and I passed this "industrial hardware" place I had never seen. It's open but you can't go in with the Covid thing, but they had a walk up counter outside so I just parked and went to see what kinda things they have. The guy gave me a quick run down and nuts and bolts were one of them. So I told him what I needed. We walked off came back with a bag of the nuts and bolts I needed, and even put the washers too. He handed me the bag and said "It's on us, we'll get you next time" WHAT? I told him I would pay, he said no, it's not a big deal. I gave ten dollar bill and said really, I want to pay. He charged me 2 bucks and off I went. DAMN, I have found my new hardware store that's for sure!

Going to get my argon/CO2 tank tomorrow.



Brian
05-28-2020 09:35 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by Rip VW View Post
Well at last after 12 full months in storage My TCoupe is home. Went to storage and the tow was already there ready to go! Pushed it out of storage and on the flat bed to home. The driver was awesome as he helped roll the T into my new shop and up on the lift. The fee was reasonable and flat rate.. The sun was shining today and at last My T is home.. Now back to that pesky wiring...

Pics Loaded up,Pullin out,Crusin the Bay,Home sweet home..
Oh DAMN I love those T's!

Brian
05-28-2020 06:28 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by cozwurth View Post
A little more work out in the shop... man, it was hot and humid in there this evening. Downright swampy. That's not a good thing. Still a lot of insulation to be installed, though.

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We've had that humidity the past 4 days. This afternoon a wind came in from the northwest and dried the air out. Quite pleasant out right now, but chilly the next couple days. Can't seem to get the mixture just right.

I'm thinking one of those windows would hold an A/C unit nicely... I've already brought that scenario up to the wage earner and was met with "who's going to pay for that ? You gonna keep on working ? " She'll give in, she just likes to "tease" me, as she calls it.
05-28-2020 06:25 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by idrivejunk View Post
On the way home today I got behind an SUV with the license number 455 YEH.

I give that a
Did ya follow it to see where you need to go at midnight...
05-28-2020 05:56 PM
cozwurth A little more work out in the shop... man, it was hot and humid in there this evening. Downright swampy. That's not a good thing. Still a lot of insulation to be installed, though.

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05-28-2020 05:32 PM
idrivejunk On the way home today I got behind an SUV with the license number 455 YEH.

I give that a
05-28-2020 05:06 PM
Too Many Projects
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy View Post
I take it the pinion angle will change a degree or two?
I'm right on the fringe at the moment from the LS/4L60e swap.
It may, but they didn't on my buddies Chevelle. The bars raise the upper to a better geometric angle to prevent the hopping.
If the angle does get out of limit, the adjustable uppers will move it back to spec. I set the adjustable upper arms on his Chevelle to exactly the length of the originals to start with and they never moved that when checking pinion or thrust angles.
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