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Forum: Builds! 11-22-2021, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Flipper_1938
Pretty confident this will look spindlemount-ish...

Pretty confident this will look spindlemount-ish stuffed under the truck front fenders. ....not so much hanging out in the breeze on the coupe.
Forum: Builds! 11-21-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I think I am going to order a pair of the 17 inch...

I think I am going to order a pair of the 17 inch 10 spokes and try them with 205/55/17 tires.

They are going on the truck first. Hoping the drag radials help with the crazy fishtailing issues.
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Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I like the halibrand lookalikes too, I just...

I like the halibrand lookalikes too, I just don't like Billet Specialties prices. If I didn't get such a killer deal, I wouldn't have the rear ones.
Matching wheels for the front would be over...
Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 270
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Posted By Flipper_1938
Not sure what size wheels are on the blue car,...

Not sure what size wheels are on the blue car, but this is what it felt like with the shinny 18 next to my 15" toyota wheel. Too big to pull off the"Ohio Look" to me.

The red 32 is not what I am...
Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Ok , I've been playing with front wheels trying...

Ok , I've been playing with front wheels trying to figure out what I am going to build. I love the picture of that model a with the spindle mounts, but a 15 inch wheel looks ridiculous next to...
Forum: Builds! 11-20-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 21,065
Posted By Flipper_1938
You are my hero. That is gonna be cool.

You are my hero.

That is gonna be cool.
Forum: Builds! 11-16-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I'm thinking something like this with a hood and...

I'm thinking something like this with a hood and small headlights. ...and a 26 Willys whippet radiator
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Ok, a drag car that gets driven to cruise nights....

Ok, a drag car that gets driven to cruise nights. I'm thinking a highboy coupe, 32 frame rails and a full cage. Not 100% sure about rear suspension. Can't decide between modern drag race 4 link or...
Forum: Builds! 11-14-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Time for a wheel change on the truck? Or build a...

Time for a wheel change on the truck? Or build a model A coupe drag car?

I bought them with the coupe in mind. 18x9.5 billet specialties legacy wheels and 305/45/18 drag radials that popped up...
Forum: Builds! 09-24-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I found them online. Dad took it to a local...

I found them online. Dad took it to a local cruise night and somebody really liked it.
Forum: Builds! 09-24-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
New pics taken by Thee Smith.

New pics taken by Thee Smith.
Forum: Builds! 09-23-2021, 09:36 PM
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Views: 75,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
It looks great from here!

It looks great from here!
Forum: Builds! 09-23-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I found a video of the truck idling at a cruise...

I found a video of the truck idling at a cruise night.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1338972643184213&id=1219840291
Forum: Builds! 09-02-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 232,340
Posted By Flipper_1938
Red face I'm still here....roofus is still on the table.

I'm still here....roofus is still on the table.
Forum: Builds! 08-14-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
It is a posi.

It is a posi.
Forum: Builds! 08-10-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I am convinced that this truck now wants to kill...

I am convinced that this truck now wants to kill me. It wants to fishtail and lose control like a mustang gt leaving a cars and coffee.

Will slapper bars do anything to calm down the fishtailing?
Forum: Builds! 07-06-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Turns out, it had nothing to do with the quench...

Turns out, it had nothing to do with the quench area. The real problem was excessive cam walk due to a worn thrust surface on the block.

I built up my original block and the combo is awesome. ...
Forum: Builds! 03-04-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 75,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Definitely looks Chrysler-ish. They can come up...

Definitely looks Chrysler-ish. They can come up with some unique stuff for no good reason.
Forum: Builds! 02-20-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 75,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
Nice job! Yeah, there are no straight lines or...

Nice job! Yeah, there are no straight lines or truly flat panels on anything.....especially a Studebaker.
Forum: Builds! 02-11-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 51,057
Posted By Flipper_1938
Nice work! It is nice to see somebody making...

Nice work! It is nice to see somebody making progress on a project. I wish it was me.

I like all of the reinforcements you are adding.
Forum: Engine Q&A! 02-09-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,398
Posted By Flipper_1938
I know it is an old thread, but adding a couple...

I know it is an old thread, but adding a couple of feet of exhaust tubing after the muffler, will quiet things down a lot more than just having the muffler be on the end of the pipe or having turn...
Forum: Builds! 02-01-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By Flipper_1938
I dig it! Please take more pics!

I dig it! Please take more pics!
Forum: Builds! 01-31-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I am hoping the messed up quench area caused by...

I am hoping the messed up quench area caused by the builder pistons is the reason that this motor never really ran like it should have .
Forum: Builds! 01-30-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I tore into the ^rebuilt" 350 to find dished cast...

I tore into the ^rebuilt" 350 to find dished cast pistons w way down in the bore. Instead of running those, I bought a set of true flat tops with two valve reliefs and stock pin height....and a set...
Forum: Builds! 09-24-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 120,642
Posted By Flipper_1938
I picked up a cam at the redneck rumble. A...

I picked up a cam at the redneck rumble. A Summit 1105. .465/.488 lift. 282/292 duration.
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