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Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-08-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 940,130
Posted By BlueNorther
the torqueflite trans will do that explosive mess...

the torqueflite trans will do that explosive mess when the rear sprag would lose control of the rear drum causing the forward drum to accelerate to 3 times the engine rpm, and explode at about 15,000...
Forum: Buick Nailheads! 01-07-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,033
Posted By BlueNorther
It looks to be connected to raise the drive shaft...

It looks to be connected to raise the drive shaft up into the J58, to spin the turbine up to speed for ignition. see two handled drive mechanism sticking up out in 2nd picture.

just a guess.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 09-02-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 677,651
Posted By BlueNorther
Thanks a lot, now I have to go change my shorts!!!

Thanks a lot, now I have to go change my shorts!!!
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-26-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By BlueNorther
When I saw the title, I thought "really loud...

When I saw the title, I thought "really loud oven?" but after seeing the pictures, I'm thinking "Giant Road Turd"

every encyclopedia has a new picture for the definition of UG-U-LEE!!!!
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-12-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By BlueNorther
sounds like you need to drop the "s" from the...

sounds like you need to drop the "s" from the URL, web address reads http:// not https://.

the "s" is for high security like banks use.
Forum: Engine Q&A! 06-26-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,559
Posted By BlueNorther
about a buck a pound scrap weight. slightly...

about a buck a pound scrap weight.

slightly more if in a-one condition.

the stuff pictured is mostly junk.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 06-08-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 677,651
Posted By BlueNorther
on the stock Vista Cruiser the tail gate flips...

on the stock Vista Cruiser the tail gate flips down, and the window up.

the T-Bird has no tailgate, so if you made the rear window the same height as the side windows, you would have a very high...
Forum: Fuel systems Q&A 05-28-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,182
Posted By BlueNorther
if it is a 4 hole spacer, you might gain a few...

if it is a 4 hole spacer, you might gain a few lbs-ft of low end torque, if it is 1 big square hole it will kill a s___t load of low rpm torque but may give you a little higher top rpm.

the only...
Forum: Tech Tips! 05-28-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,366
Posted By BlueNorther
everything old is new again. we were using...

everything old is new again.

we were using this 50/50 acetone/atf mix way back in the 70's as a starting fluid, rusted cylinder cure.

pour it down the carb while turning motor, if it would...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 05-13-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By BlueNorther
if you want to keep old hardware cranking away,...

if you want to keep old hardware cranking away, switch to Ubuntu Budgie, or Linux Mint, or Ubuntu Mate, you can do anything on Linux that you do on Windows, and it uses less resources (memory and...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-07-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By BlueNorther
those air bags only tell an on-looker that it has...

those air bags only tell an on-looker that it has air ride

it's the declared GVW that matters, if you have a title that says 16000 GVW, you are all set, just put a real toilet in it and a real...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-02-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By BlueNorther
they go by the registered weight. at 16,000...

they go by the registered weight.

at 16,000 lbs you should never be bothered.
Forum: Builds! 02-12-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,279
Posted By BlueNorther
please get them old belts re-webbed.

please get them old belts re-webbed.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 02-04-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,400
Posted By BlueNorther
here's the story on frozen students: ...

here's the story on frozen students:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/vermont-student-found-frozen_us_5c572e97e4b09293b2052f71
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-30-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 12,400
Posted By BlueNorther
it's only -24f right now headed for a high of...

it's only -24f right now headed for a high of -12f tomorrow. and supposed to be a balmy
+40f on sunday, looking for my swimwear der dont yo no!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-20-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By BlueNorther
he's actually 5ft 4in tall, and wears his hair...

he's actually 5ft 4in tall, and wears his hair like that to give the illusion of being 6ft tall.

it really impresses women.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-17-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By BlueNorther
sorry, but that's not frame twist, the body is...

sorry, but that's not frame twist, the body is straight as can be, if it was frame twist the back would be more level. we can see the full roll cage through the windshield, it should be mounted to...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 12-02-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By BlueNorther
using a vehicle outside stick a hose connected to...

using a vehicle outside stick a hose connected to a running car's tail pipe, and the other end of the hose into the tank and let the car run until all the gas has evaporated.

between the heat of...
Forum: Builds! 11-27-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 68,737
Posted By BlueNorther
how's about a gas tank disguised as a high...

how's about a gas tank disguised as a high mounted wing at the top rear of the cab,

it would be up out of harms way, look cool as hell, provide shade in the summer.
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-31-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By BlueNorther
those are "sliding abutment style" front...

those are "sliding abutment style" front calipers, these work OK as long as you lube the **** out of them.

I used a EP wheel bearing grease (extreme pressure), along with taking a coarse flat...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-28-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By BlueNorther
that M/C looks like the larger reservoir is...

that M/C looks like the larger reservoir is closest to the booster, the front brake line should be connected to it, and the smaller chamber to the rear drums.

also you may need an adjustable...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-22-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By BlueNorther
HERE,S one that uses later A body stuff: ...

HERE,S one that uses later A body stuff:
...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-10-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By BlueNorther
like I said, TRAILER QUEEN!!!

like I said,

TRAILER QUEEN!!!
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-09-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By BlueNorther
looks like a trailer Queen. who would spend...

looks like a trailer Queen.

who would spend all that time and money, and be offering it for sale after 100 miles?

it's too perfect to have seen any road use, it travels from show to show in a...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 940,130
Posted By BlueNorther
did you know that Peugeot had the first...

did you know that Peugeot had the first Hemispherical engine in 1904?
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