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Forum: The "BS" Lounge Today, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 29
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I saw the movie on Saturday, it was pretty good.

I saw the movie on Saturday, it was pretty good.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 11-06-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Rodder's Journal is still putting out great...

Rodder's Journal is still putting out great content with untouched photography talent. I purchased one of the lifetime subscriptions a few years ago when they offered it, and glad I did.

They...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-31-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I think most people here are saying keep the...

I think most people here are saying keep the bumper for the current appearance of your car. Honestly it's just not currently modified enough to pull off the no bumper look. Besides, if you're going...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-30-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Same. A '54 Pontiac grill bar also looks...

Same.

A '54 Pontiac grill bar also looks good in the '53 Chevy surround.

And don't take the average "I wanna talk about your car" guy at face value. Chances are he only heard the name Hudson...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
They're not using USPS nearly as much now. They...

They're not using USPS nearly as much now. They have their own delivery service, using both private contractors and their new fleet of delivery trucks.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-22-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Because they don't pay taxes for starters. ...

Because they don't pay taxes for starters.

That's right, Amazon paid NO federal taxes on a profit of 11.2 billion dollars last year.

You're still paying for it - nothing is "free".
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 09-19-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,748
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
New rubber always makes a big difference. Glad...

New rubber always makes a big difference. Glad to hear you are on the right track (literally!).
Forum: Businesses, Vendors etc! 09-19-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,420
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I'm lucky enough to have an old timer here that...

I'm lucky enough to have an old timer here that punches beautiful half-round early style louvers - for 25 cents each!

The guy who taught him how to do them (and eventually left him his...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 09-13-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,748
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Sounds like a lot of contributing factors. ...

Sounds like a lot of contributing factors. Double check the camber just in case, but that shouldn't be an issue unless something with the repair affected it. Get at least 7 degrees caster in it (I...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
They look pretty terrible from the rear without...

They look pretty terrible from the rear without fenders. BUT, I do have a friend that cut that whole unsightly "whale tail" section off one and replaced it with a smooth rolling transition that...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-27-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
oof. Swing and a miss...

oof.

Swing and a miss...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-16-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
The teeth are definitely '50 Buick. The rest of...

The teeth are definitely '50 Buick. The rest of that thing... ugh.

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2012/03/26/hemmings-find-of-the-day-1950-buick-super-riviera/
Forum: Builds! 07-31-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,195
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
That old service body is killer! Any clue to the...

That old service body is killer! Any clue to the manufacturer?
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-31-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Ain't that the truth! [cl Thanks again...

Ain't that the truth! [cl

Thanks again everyone, it was great and getting better. Headed out to Hocking Hills this weekend for a little surprise getaway with the wifey.
No cell service - so...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-30-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Well I woke up this morning and my elbows didn't...

Well I woke up this morning and my elbows didn't bump wood, so I'd say it's off to a good start. :D

Thanks Fellas!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-19-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
The picture here illustrates how ductile and...

The picture here illustrates how ductile and resistant to metal fatigue Ford's vanadium steel was, and just the raw strength of the material they used. This was a Model T axle!

Ford did indeed...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-19-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
This is the way I look at it - I have NEVER...

This is the way I look at it -

I have NEVER seen evidence of a original Ford axle that has broken. Seen accidents severe enough to twist them up like pretzels, but never break. If anyone has a...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-19-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Woah, sorry for the huge pictures. Maybe that...

Woah, sorry for the huge pictures. Maybe that helps get the point across? :eek:
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-19-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
This axle came from Speedway Motors. Perfect...

This axle came from Speedway Motors. Perfect example of why I ONLY use original Henry Ford axles under any car I build. They are extemely lucky they didn't kill anyone with this Chinese garbage. ...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-18-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Key words.

Key words.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-18-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Sid does THE nicest dropped axles in the...

Sid does THE nicest dropped axles in the business. I have used several of his axles over the years on several different applications, and they are second to none. He is a genuine hot rodder, hard...
Forum: Title Q&A 07-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,372
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
I normally agree with Don on most things, but not...

I normally agree with Don on most things, but not this.

I'm not denying that there are many people out there who have utilized the method he described, BUT - I have first hand knowledge of a...
Forum: Builds! 07-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,082
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Thanks guys! We put a "Lincoln Locker" on...

Thanks guys!

We put a "Lincoln Locker" on the Model A banjo, as in welded spider gears. ;)

Wheel/tire sizes and treads are limited, so we'll see how she eats!
Forum: Builds! 07-01-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,082
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Exclamation Been a second since i checked in, but we have...

Been a second since i checked in, but we have been thrashing away! Got all the machine work done on the engine and it is reassembled. Wound up at .30 over to clean up the bores. Custom cam re-grind...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 07-01-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,085
Posted By Blue Eyed Devil
Ahhh one of those "someone told him" guys....

Ahhh one of those "someone told him" guys. :rolleyes:

Spoiler alert: He's going to be sadly disappointed by the "what someone will actually pay" reality...
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