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Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 04-28-2019, 06:25 PM
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Views: 4,976
Posted By Ricks Garage
Iknow this is an old thread.... Moisture is a...

Iknow this is an old thread....
Moisture is a killer in a media cabinet, even though you have a trap on your compressor it WILL not stop all of the moisture.
I have modified my Harbor Freight bench...
Forum: Race cars 04-28-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,581
Posted By Ricks Garage
1982 GMC 4x4, 305, 350 trans (took out the...

1982 GMC 4x4, 305, 350 trans (took out the overdrive) headers.
Pulled the 1988 IMCA Modified, 377, 7 inch triple clutch, Ford 9" with 5:43 gears, short track cam, 461x heads (400 block + 350 crank =...
Forum: Chevy Engines 04-15-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,015
Posted By Ricks Garage
DR Crankenstein, you mean chartreuse with envy...

DR Crankenstein, you mean chartreuse with envy (early 57 engine color)
327 with steel crank, 10.5 pistons, 350/350 cam, 461X heads...7500 RPM, 3/8 mile dirt track.....All of the pieces from...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 04-15-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,289
Posted By Ricks Garage
on sale Eagle powered bender with digital...

on sale Eagle powered bender with digital readout....$7400.......:eek:
I will stick to my manual one that fits in my receiver hitch..

weld on ********** [;)
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-08-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ricks Garage
Circled a few things I would be concerned...

Circled a few things I would be concerned about.....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-09-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 195,445
Posted By Ricks Garage
called: "Saved from the Crusher" :rolleyes: ...

called: "Saved from the Crusher" :rolleyes:

weld on **********[;)
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-09-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By Ricks Garage
[dr One of my future projects is a 5 lug Pontiac...

[dr One of my future projects is a 5 lug Pontiac 2 dr Grand Prix.......

"Willing to go where man has not been to in a long time"
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 03-09-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,533
Posted By Ricks Garage
Brian, Did you every hear the expression: " A...

Brian,
Did you every hear the expression: " A hole in the water that you pour money into".
NOBODY is going to buy it unless it is running
The interior was the best part of that model Imperial.
If...
Forum: Miscellaneous for sale! 02-02-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,294
Posted By Ricks Garage
proportions.....

proportions.....
Forum: Tractors 02-02-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Ricks Garage
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 01-31-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By Ricks Garage
On some of the disk rear ends the parking brake...

On some of the disk rear ends the parking brake HAS to work in order to keep the pads close to the rotor.

weld on..........[;)
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 01-01-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,697
Posted By Ricks Garage
Registered bathrooms! 1933 You could of had...

Registered bathrooms!
1933 You could of had alcohol in your gas in Omaha......
A guy has a reproduction of an old gas station in his yard a couple of blocks from me......[P more images

weld...
Forum: Builds! 11-23-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,179
Posted By Ricks Garage
Still collecting parts for "The Bird": flip up...

Still collecting parts for "The Bird": flip up headlights from a Lincoln to mount in the firewall, Mazda 5 roll bar, air bag mounts, two Stewart Warner heaters housing for headrests, finished...
Forum: Race cars 11-23-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,581
Posted By Ricks Garage
Built street stocks for 10 years, then went to...

Built street stocks for 10 years, then went to IMCA dirt Modifieds where I won the 1988 rookie of the year. Won many awards for best appearing car and crew through the years.


weld on..........[;)
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 08-14-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,791
Posted By Ricks Garage
My mother taught me to weld sheet metal with a...

My mother taught me to weld sheet metal with a Lincoln arc welder, 220v when I was 13 (no **** man) She had worked in the Philly Navy yard during the war.
Learned gas welding in college, MIG welding...
Forum: Builds! 05-21-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,179
Posted By Ricks Garage
Not much work had been done.......however, I have...

Not much work had been done.......however, I have been acquiring parts!
I picked up an Oldsmobile 215, roadster headers, Rover headers, th350, jaguar rear end, 6 Holley 94 carbs, Rover intake...
Forum: Builds! 12-03-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Life can get in the way of building hot...

Life can get in the way of building hot rods.......:(:rolleyes:
I am now almost fully recovered and started working on the truck last week. I am fitting the side panels and smoothing the rough...
Forum: Builds! 12-03-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,179
Posted By Ricks Garage
A medical condition has put this project on hold...

A medical condition has put this project on hold for the last 5 months. I have recovered very well from two surgeries. I'm still searching for a wide rear end....the width of the whole car depends on...
Forum: Builds! 11-03-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Early in July I had to go in for an operation on...

Early in July I had to go in for an operation on my right lung to remove fluid caused by an infection. The cause of the infection is unknown. [S I had a second operation in September to remove more...
Forum: Builds! 02-10-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Lots of welding and smoothing on the cargo box...

Lots of welding and smoothing on the cargo box frame.
I have almost all of the pop rivet holes drilled and cleaned.
I have one door mounted.....then I got sick.....
something close to bronchitis...
Forum: Builds! 01-11-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,179
Posted By Ricks Garage
Skip, I have my 47 Ford in the garage and "The...

Skip, I have my 47 Ford in the garage and "The Bird" in the driveway covered with a tarp.
I defense, I have been drawing the idea for this T-Bird type build for a long time and it fell into my lap,...
Forum: Builds! 12-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Update on the cargo box build: I found some old...

Update on the cargo box build:
I found some old aluminum hurricane panels to use for the sides and rear doors. The roof is "aged" aluminum. I bent some 3/4 square tubing for the roof and used it for...
Forum: Builds! 12-28-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Bob W, the box mount is hidden behind the radius...

Bob W, the box mount is hidden behind the radius rod mount.
here are the best images I can get in the garage.


weld on..........[;)
Forum: Builds! 12-23-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,835
Posted By Ricks Garage
Bob w: Sorry I missed you question.:rolleyes: ...

Bob w:
Sorry I missed you question.:rolleyes:
This post is very hard to bring up at times to check.[S
I will send pics tomorrow on the mount that I fabricated.


weld on..........[;)
Forum: Builds! 12-22-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,179
Posted By Ricks Garage
Snake Farm: Yes, this is very close to what I...

Snake Farm:
Yes, this is very close to what I have in mind for this bird.
A lot of ideas are being worked out.
Carson top that will open with a reverse trunk to allow entry.
Rear air bags to...
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