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Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-15-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Torch
yeah

yeah
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-15-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By Torch
the width is going to be a small issue your...

the width is going to be a small issue
your thinking of putting a body from a truck with a 61" wheel track on a frame with a 65" track
3/4 ton might be a little wider
2" per side not too bad can...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Torch
neat

neat
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-15-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By Torch
I think it would work the same as adding the top...

I think it would work the same as adding the top steering arm for the front-back steering to work from.
just a different mechanism doing the same thing but in a more complicated way.
i can see...
Forum: Interior Q&A, photos etc! 07-26-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By Torch
I had oil that looked like this once looked...

I had oil that looked like this once
looked real cool
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-18-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By Torch
What about Sikkoflex?

What about Sikkoflex?
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod parts for sale! 04-28-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Torch
Friend Bobby in Craig Mo has his COE on...

Friend Bobby in Craig Mo has his COE on Craigslist. try searching Omaha or St Joe.
not hijacking your post here and you want alot less for yours than he wants for his but I'm pretty sure he has an...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-28-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By Torch
New nickname- Deer Juggler

New nickname- Deer Juggler
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-25-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By Torch
not as slow as the 58 f300 i bought with a 261...

not as slow as the 58 f300 i bought with a 261 six and 687 gears 35 mph top speed
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 04-16-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By Torch
what bamma said also having the roll axis of...

what bamma said
also having the roll axis of the rear suspension out of line with the roll center of the car forces the weight dynamics of the car to fight against the active dynamics of the rear...
Forum: Share your favorite links! 04-16-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Torch
get something like screengrab add on for firefox ...

get something like screengrab add on for firefox
then you just select the portion of the screen you want to save as a picture
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 02-15-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By Torch
WAC customs BCChopit

Bill's axles are the best you can find
Dan moon builds alot of corvette gassers

https://www.facebook.com/WAC-Customs-602766899798304/
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 02-15-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Torch
I got to enjoy a privilege local guy here has a...

I got to enjoy a privilege
local guy here has a 57 he's kept covered on blocks since 1960.
talk about a time warp.
he keeps it clean and maintained just doesn't drive it.
All original except for...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 02-15-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Torch
you can install screw in studs if using high...

you can install screw in studs if using high spring pressure with a radical cam
but a good trick was to pin the studs to the casting by drilling through the head and stud and installing roll pins.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Torch
It's preferable to counter poor handling with...

It's preferable to counter poor handling with improved geometry than through increasing spring rates and thicker sway bars
the latter interfere with the tire's ability to stay stuck to the road. the...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Torch
I might have been a little off on my description ...

I might have been a little off on my description
here are some sources to review

http://www.joesracing.com/rt-4179-roll-center-magic.html

https://balancemotorsport.co.uk/suspension-geometry
...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Torch
leaf sprung rear suspension is pretty much solid...

leaf sprung rear suspension is pretty much solid science
most of any handling issues you are going to have are related to your front suspension

looking at the side of the car flat springs will...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Torch
I can't remember which car i was researching... ...

I can't remember which car i was researching...
I have a 51 merc sedan and a 57 ford 300 custom.
one of them I can use a faster ratio mustang manual steering box.

reading up I learned the ford...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By Torch
I was considering something like this Jeep grand...

I was considering something like this Jeep grand cherokee ps box swap kit for my 51 merc
a long time ago some desperate folk used the bulky 70's f150 2 wheel drive PS box but those things are huge
...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,670
Posted By Torch
I went to a local machine shop for some copper or...

I went to a local machine shop for some copper or brass block as backer for plug welding some bolt holes
he told me all I needed was some scrap aluminum and he gave me some 3/16 scrap bits and they...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-05-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,526
Posted By Torch
I had a 58 f350 dually that would get stuck in an...

I had a 58 f350 dually that would get stuck in an inch of snow even heavily loaded
One wheel wonder
My current dually runs a 14 bolt GM axle with the G80 limited slip otherwise known as the Eaton...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-05-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,526
Posted By Torch
NICE!

NICE!
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-05-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,867
Posted By Torch
too cool

too cool
Forum: Bikes 01-05-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,264
Posted By Torch
I always wanted to take a FWD engine and...

I always wanted to take a FWD engine and transaxle, mount it crosswise in the middle of a frame
use the left and rear axles as front and rear driveshafts
And built a compound reduction geared rock...
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 01-05-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By Torch
"will it fit" my favorite question "cuz it's...

"will it fit" my favorite question
"cuz it's what I had" my favorite answer
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