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Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 139
Posted By Bamamav
I was wondering why you hadn't updated the Bronc....

I was wondering why you hadn't updated the Bronc. Sounds like no love lost between you and the owner....
Forum: The "BS" Lounge Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By Bamamav
Do y'all want a calendar this year? Poll

What say ye? Do y'all want a Undead Sleds calendar again this year? Throwing this out there, getting time to do one if we want one. Since we didn't have any pic contests this year, I'm thinking...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, the pilot light is on Torchie.:D Just got...

Yeah, the pilot light is on Torchie.:D Just got to get some $$$ to burn and stoke that fire up.[ddd[ddd[ddd




I ain't going nowhere E man. I've still got lots of little things to do along...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-12-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, it's funny, dang thing runs great! I'm...

Yeah, it's funny, dang thing runs great! I'm scared not for long though, something would wear out quick like that. I've got to replace some freeze plugs while it's out, so I'm thinking about...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, it sux, but it is what it is. Not really...

Yeah, it sux, but it is what it is. Not really depressed over it, more discouraged. I let the engine and trans sit too long before trying to use them. I could probably spend $500 and pick up a used...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By Bamamav
I'm done for a while....

Tried the transmission again today. After making sure it was full, still no drive. And while sitting there playing with it, lost reverse as well.:( It's toast.

Engine is leaking water behind...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-12-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Drive gear is the cam. Didn't do this afaik with...

Drive gear is the cam. Didn't do this afaik with the points dist or the previous Duraspark.
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-11-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Dr C, I didn't put a gasket under it, didn't even...

Dr C, I didn't put a gasket under it, didn't even think about it until I saw it leaking. I've never had one leak without a gasket, so it didn't cross my mind. It's not loose, it sit in just fine,...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-10-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Thanks Old Iron for confirming what I thought.

Thanks Old Iron for confirming what I thought.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-10-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Bamamav
Hate to hear that Don. All it takes is a few A...

Hate to hear that Don. All it takes is a few A Holes to ruin anything.:(
Forum: Ford Engines 10-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
No Dr.C., this is a mechanical issue. I started...

No Dr.C., this is a mechanical issue. I started a new thread with a link to a crappy video I shot this morning of it wiggling. Check it out and check back in.....:D
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-10-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Tripper, it's a little hard to see, but the...

Tripper, it's a little hard to see, but the entire unit is moving, not just the cap. When you look at the base where it goes in the block, you can see the shaft wiggling, and you can see oil...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-10-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By Bamamav
Ever seen this before?

Here's a short vid of my distributor wiggling. Never saw one do this before, I'm guessing a warped shaft. Trying to see if the ebay seller will honor their one year warranty.
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Forum: Ford Engines 10-09-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
Bill,I knew it was a possibility when I put this...

Bill,I knew it was a possibility when I put this thing in that the tranny might not work. It had sat in the carport at least 10 years, I'm thinking may be closer to 15. It's just pot luck, I've put...
Forum: Ford Engines 10-09-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
You know, I've owned a lot of small block...

You know, I've owned a lot of small block Fords,and have never had a problem with 7 & 8 crossfiring. Maybe I've just been lucky? [S
Forum: Ford Engines 10-09-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
Score another one for the good Dr...

Score another one for the good Dr C!!!![cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl[cl

It was the coil! I put the coil that was on that motor originally with the EFI on it, couldn't believe how fast it...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-09-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Bamamav
I mentioned the same thing on a NASCAR site one...

I mentioned the same thing on a NASCAR site one time, it got a lot of comments, but NASCAR wasn't listening, they never do. I think anything is too little, too late for them, they have already...
Forum: Builds! 10-07-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By Bamamav
When you go to upload from flickr, use the medium...

When you go to upload from flickr, use the medium setting. It works just right, big pics that don't run off the page.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 10-06-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,443
Posted By Bamamav
Correct, no snow load! Very seldom see over 3",...

Correct, no snow load! Very seldom see over 3", most of the time it's less than 1". We did have 17" during the blizzard of '93, but that was a once in a lifetime event for us.
This is what is...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 10-06-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,443
Posted By Bamamav
I could have, but I figure this will outlast me...

I could have, but I figure this will outlast me anyway, so let the next caretaker take care of it if they want it different.

There is a building at my Mom's house that was built in the 1960's from...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 10-06-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,443
Posted By Bamamav
The final step, for now at least. Had 20 ton of...

The final step, for now at least. Had 20 ton of washed gravel brought in Friday, started spreading it with the tractor. Broke one of the link arm attaching brackets, had to fix that Saturday morning,...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-06-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Bamamav
I figured this was coming sooner or later. Just...

I figured this was coming sooner or later. Just like the "Catalytic converter test pipes" that were being sold in the late 70's-early 80's to put in place of cat cons, the deletes were never legal,...
Forum: Ford Engines 10-06-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
You know, you may be on to something there. I've...

You know, you may be on to something there. I've got a FORD coil on the old truck I took the motor out of, maybe I need to try it before I give up on the hei.
Forum: Ford Engines 10-03-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Bamamav
Too busy today to try anything. Tomorrow looks...

Too busy today to try anything. Tomorrow looks busy, too, got 20 ton of gravel coming for the drive and carport. I see a lot of tractor and box blade time for a couple of days...
Forum: Throwback Thursday! 10-03-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By Bamamav
I'll have to look for it. I don't do much on FB...

I'll have to look for it. I don't do much on FB other than read others posts.
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