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Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 04-21-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Great Idea when one of my adult children died...

Great Idea when one of my adult children died the local hot rod club -of which I am not a member - sent me a card . It meant a lot 2 me .
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 02-11-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 668,680
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Really dig gin this one , headlight location ,...

Really dig gin this one , headlight location , those other small lights , great travel on the shocks all helping to set off that chrome grill shell . And those running lights never ever have seen...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 02-11-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
With 4 1/2" of clearance you are probably getting...

With 4 1/2" of clearance you are probably getting close to your scrub line clearance , I am sure you know that but the OP might not know about SL
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,405
Views: 690,474
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Empire State Building , NYC , Finished 1931 can't...

Empire State Building , NYC , Finished 1931 can't make out any other buldings .
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-16-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,405
Views: 690,474
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Do not see any safety railings so might be before...

Do not see any safety railings so might be before hard hats and OSHA The one vertical pc of Iron looks like it has rivets .There is what looks like a stiff leg derrick off to the right . The scaffold...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-16-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7,405
Views: 690,474
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
I have been a fan of building construction for...

I have been a fan of building construction for many years , something about this picture looks odd .
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 11-11-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4,277
Views: 522,264
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
nice looking ride . Not much travel room on that...

nice looking ride . Not much travel room on that front shock .
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 08-23-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
I had all of this and my ride still was not what...

I had all of this and my ride still was not what I wanted . Went on the HAMB and searched Billstein Shocks , there is a guy on there who sells them and has a lot to say about how much shocks affect...
Forum: Engine Q&A! 07-08-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Sub old non computer engine in place of computer engine

Got an old -don't know what year - olds engine and auto trans that ran good when pulled . My 2001 Ford crew cab PU w/200K miles on it needs some drive train help . Any one done this type swap out...
Forum: Transmission, Rear End... Talk & Q&A! 07-07-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
When placing a non stock engine trans / in a...

When placing a non stock engine trans / in a vehicle , the space available can be limited . However , when building your own frame , you control the amount of space available . Never could...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 05-18-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
I fixed the proble

Well I did get anew alternator and it did not fix the problem , got discussted put the cover on the truck and went on to other less stressful projects , planning to work on it over the winter ....
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-08-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
[QUOTE=53 stickfigure;466936]Was messing around...

[QUOTE=53 stickfigure;466936]Was messing around with the front end today and looks like everything is going to have to be replaced. I dont think anything is going to break in half but its really...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-18-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 668,680
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Now that's what I call "laying frame". Super...

Now that's what I call "laying frame". Super sweet rod .
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
A really respected rod builder , who posts on...

A really respected rod builder , who posts on this and other sites once said " there are some parts you make and some you buy ".
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 09-03-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
All things being equal the 14's will give you a...

All things being equal the 14's will give you a 1/2 " front rake and will hardly be noticeable . I run used tires on my hotrods = cheap and I never put enough miles on to justify the price of new...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-16-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 83,545
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Thanks for the info , tried to read it without...

Thanks for the info , tried to read it without much success , I remain clueless
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 07-15-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 83,545
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
GIF

What does G I F stand for ?
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 07-06-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
I put the fuse box for my rat inside the glove...

I put the fuse box for my rat inside the glove box . Real easy to access .
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-28-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
A trip around town this am reveals all of the mom...

A trip around town this am reveals all of the mom and pop generator /alt shops have dissapeared . most due to death of owners . Every place I went , said they just replace em . No fix em shops left...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-28-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Doc , would that be done with the key in the off...

Doc , would that be done with the key in the off position ? Would that have shown up when i had the Alt tested
Ok , did a quick follow up ,Using SS method ,I pulled the plug type connection and the...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-27-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
[QUOTE=smallfoot;461286]Ok on the fan issue! I...

[QUOTE=smallfoot;461286]Ok on the fan issue! I don't run electric fans but I can see that happening on something without a relay. What has me confused is the quoted post above. If you isolated the...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-27-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
I tried the fuse removal route and light stayed...

I tried the fuse removal route and light stayed on for all of them .
I guess it's test the circuits next . Not quite sure how to do that . My thinking says , power comes into the fuse box ,passes...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-25-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Thank you very much , will do this in the AM...

Thank you very much , will do this in the AM Sunday. What will be the easiest/best/quickest way to find the short / drain . Will the item being supplied power by this circuit be working or not .Can...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-25-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
Disconnected my fan ground wire so no fan when...

Disconnected my fan ground wire so no fan when switch is on . Started the engine , then turned key off and engine shut right down as it always used too Also while engine was running I checked the alt...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 06-24-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,761
Posted By IAM-LDS-2
At one time the fan had a relay , I removed it...

At one time the fan had a relay , I removed it -at this point i know not why . However i have a new relay that I bought -sometime - laying on my bench -still don't remember what happened . i must...
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