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Forum: Builds! 10-06-2018, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Neto
This reminds me of one of my last visits with my...

This reminds me of one of my last visits with my Dad before Alzheimer's has in some ways already taken him from me. We were driving through Cleveland, Oklahoma, and he stopped at a salvage, and we...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-04-2018, 08:58 PM
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Views: 690,963
Posted By Neto
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Forum: Builds! 10-01-2018, 08:21 PM
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Views: 19,113
Posted By Neto
That reminds me of a weird deal I had with a...

That reminds me of a weird deal I had with a customer's computer. It was in a case designed to lay flat, and they had it on a shelf under the front counter. They had stuffed the power strip up on...
Forum: Builds! 10-01-2018, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Neto
I wonder if it would be no problem if you wore...

I wonder if it would be no problem if you wore one of those lead deals across the area where the pace maker is while welding. (Like they use when you're getting x-rays.)
Some place I might still...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-28-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 364
Posted By Neto
I have worn glasses full time since age 6 or so,...

I have worn glasses full time since age 6 or so, and am now to the point where I have trifocals, but not the type that allow you to see above you. I had the gradual type until they said they...
Forum: Builds! 09-25-2018, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Neto
Yep, I see that now that you point it out. Doing...

Yep, I see that now that you point it out. Doing what I was talking about would not follow the line that extends from the front fender across the front section of the door. (I wasn't sure I had the...
Forum: Builds! 09-25-2018, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Neto
I've never done a chop, or a sectioning job, so...

I've never done a chop, or a sectioning job, so I'm just thinking out loud here. I did read an article once where a guy followed those basic cuts as far back as the rear quarter, then took that part...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-23-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By Neto
We had one back in 83. 'Pulled' it to Texas &...

We had one back in 83. 'Pulled' it to Texas & back behind the 80 Datsun my wife had when we were married. We had a pretty good sized box on it, and when a truck got up beside us on the freeway, the...
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-24-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,832
Posted By Neto
I imagine someone will remind me about how you...

I imagine someone will remind me about how you are not supposed to get used oil on your skin, but I use used trannie fluid, especially if I'm just wanting to get the grim off to pack a wheel bearing...
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-19-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Neto
That's what I would have done if I was opening it...

That's what I would have done if I was opening it up soon after removing it. But in this case, it had sat in my shop for 6 years or more with the gas gauge out, so it was open, both there, and also...
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-18-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Neto
Gas tank to floor pan

Not sure I really have the nerve to post something here in the Tech Tips, but don't know where else this might go.

I was loading up a bunch of scrap yesterday, and this morning I thought I'd...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 06-21-2018, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Neto
I can't think of the name of it, but years ago...

I can't think of the name of it, but years ago there was a tractor that had a cab that looked like a PU cab, and the rear opened to allow entrance. An guy I know picked up a PU cab, planning to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 06-21-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Neto
A bit of additional info: QCAD is 2D, and...

A bit of additional info:
QCAD is 2D, and pretty powerful for a free program. (The Pro version is also only 2D, but at a very reasonably price, just 33 EUROs.)
Sketchup is 3D. (The Pro version...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-04-2018, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Neto
Did I ever post this picture here? (An Amish...

Did I ever post this picture here? (An Amish friend of mine took it someplace.)
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-02-2018, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Neto
I have seriously thought of adding an over-ride...

I have seriously thought of adding an over-ride button for the brake lights, to maybe help keep people off of my tail on the interstate.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-22-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Neto
I've never used one of those sites, but I have...

I've never used one of those sites, but I have certainly read through a lot of old posts where the pictures are all missing. A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say. Being able to see the...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 04-18-2018, 02:11 PM
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Views: 690,963
Posted By Neto
Post this on FaceBook, and you would probably be...

Post this on FaceBook, and you would probably be blocked. But maybe it would be worth it.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-08-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7,415
Views: 690,963
Posted By Neto
In Ohio, the state is now using some sort of...

In Ohio, the state is now using some sort of liquid brine, which I've heard is even worse than road salt. And here is the real clincher - last year, when we had a mild winter, they put it down even...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-29-2018, 07:46 AM
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Views: 690,963
Posted By Neto
Any more pictures of that? The wheels & tires...

Any more pictures of that? The wheels & tires look a bit more substantial than the ones a lot of these vehicles use, & I think I like these better. Is it front engine?
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-04-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By Neto
Are you sure you aren't just flaunting your nice...

Are you sure you aren't just flaunting your nice weather, while the rest of us sit in the ice box?....
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-25-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By Neto
The longer the wheel base, the less so, right?

The longer the wheel base, the less so, right?
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-25-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By Neto
It is in this context (scrub & consequent...

It is in this context (scrub & consequent squealing on tight turns) that I first started thinking about this, and decided that since the real point of pivot is the point at which the KPI meets the...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-25-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By Neto
Now you all have me confused again. So are you...

Now you all have me confused again. So are you saying that the KPI has no effect on the Ackerman line? In other words, like on a typical old-style go cart that has no KPI at all - just straight up...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-23-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By Neto
Thanks for your response. I hadn't known that...

Thanks for your response. I hadn't known that people didn't significantly modify the steering geometry for front steer vehicles. But I now think I (finally) understand how this is to be figured. ...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 12-22-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By Neto
It has been awhile since you posted this reply,...

It has been awhile since you posted this reply, but I continue to think about this, and have another question, this time relating to a front-end design where the tie rod is in front of the axle. OK,...
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