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Forum: The Garage 07-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,941
Posted By vintagespeed
yes, good point. no u didnt. ...

yes, good point.



no u didnt.



:freaky
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,941
Posted By vintagespeed
hogwash. ok. after many years of trying to...

hogwash. ok.

after many years of trying to get Jeep's inverted Y to work properly with long travel 3, 4, 5 link suspensions, i got rid of the TB and couldn't have been happier. (this is back in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 826,049
Posted By vintagespeed
i'm good with them making babies together, but...

i'm good with them making babies together, but god no Ireland?!? we'll never see another bikini shot......! :1drink


sheldon, on another topic, do you have a better pic of that mural on the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,748
Views: 1,063,559
Posted By vintagespeed
sand, mud, rain, boulders?! hell yeah! :D

sand, mud, rain, boulders?! hell yeah! :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 1,268,921
Posted By vintagespeed
yeah man, do it, do it. good tech is hard to...

yeah man, do it, do it. good tech is hard to find and always appreciated. :freaky

if my '08 ever starts having any of these oiling problems, i'll be pulling 'er apart.
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,941
Posted By vintagespeed
bingo.

bingo.
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By vintagespeed
if u have less than a dozen notches to do, cut...

if u have less than a dozen notches to do, cut them by hand. 1in tube x anything up to .250 wall is really quick & easy to notch with a grinder and a 40grit flap wheel.

edit:

pro-tools also...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By vintagespeed
dropped spindles and flipped shackles. as...

dropped spindles and flipped shackles.

as the above poster mentioned, the driveshaft may be an issue to deal with. if it's a one-piece shaft and an extended cab body you might need to clearance...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By vintagespeed
tapered sanding drums? that's called a cartridge...

tapered sanding drums? that's called a cartridge roll. comes in many grits.
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,138
Posted By vintagespeed
no longer in the bell housing? like OUT. ...

no longer in the bell housing? like OUT. removed.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 826,049
Posted By vintagespeed
then do something about it. you've been...

then do something about it. you've been torturing yourself ever since. :deal
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,019
Posted By vintagespeed
well, just to bring this full circle....i ordered...

well, just to bring this full circle....i ordered mine today. will post shitty weld pics once received. :freaky

from my research, it's the best thing going in my budget (dirt cheap) next to the...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By vintagespeed
i think whatcha got there is called a "sanding...

i think whatcha got there is called a "sanding drum".
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,138
Posted By vintagespeed
ugh. i re-read, apparently she & i have a...

ugh. i re-read, apparently she & i have a different definition of "clutch is OUT".....:freaky
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,941
Posted By vintagespeed
DW is caused by toe & caster on inverted Y...

DW is caused by toe & caster on inverted Y steering setup rigs (ie: mostly jeeps).

get ur caster right (IIRC ~6-9* neg?) and then set your toe. assuming no worn joints and poor t-case angles,...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By vintagespeed
start researching heating/shrinking on the...

start researching heating/shrinking on the interwebs. you need to shrink the stretched areas.
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By vintagespeed
yes, someone please move this thread.

yes, someone please move this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 1,268,921
Posted By vintagespeed
get an mixture screw with a knob on it so you can...

get an mixture screw with a knob on it so you can adjust it on the fly to keep 'er idling.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,748
Views: 1,063,559
Posted By vintagespeed
thanks for your report.

thanks for your report.
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By vintagespeed
do you have a oxy/acetylene torch?

do you have a oxy/acetylene torch?
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By vintagespeed
yep, as above, use the round ones. no corners. ...

yep, as above, use the round ones. no corners. and pull the plastic, it prevents those nice thin edges from thinning out and bonding to the tube. use the butt of a screwdriver to really work them...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,138
Posted By vintagespeed
o'rly? it's like a 1961. there is no NSS. YOU...

o'rly? it's like a 1961. there is no NSS. YOU (the driver) are the NSS. :deal
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,138
Posted By vintagespeed
no, not in a manual it doesn't. :huh ASSuming...

no, not in a manual it doesn't. :huh ASSuming the clutch is not frozen to the pressure plate...

put the t-case in Neutral too! then it can't move under power. if you dont have indicators on...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 826,049
Posted By vintagespeed
i always figured Ireland was pretty but holy...

i always figured Ireland was pretty but holy shit! what the hell am i doing here? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 1,268,921
Posted By vintagespeed
might be a good idea to clean those threads well...

might be a good idea to clean those threads well (bolt & nut) before lock-tite.
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,019
Posted By vintagespeed
that's a pretty decent bead for a welder. :freaky

that's a pretty decent bead for a welder. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,676
Posted By vintagespeed
did u ever time this thing with a light? :huh ...

did u ever time this thing with a light? :huh yes, if it's horribly retarded it'll knock, overheat and be underpowered and just plain miserable.
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,424
Posted By vintagespeed
puller on top, pusher on bottom.

puller on top, pusher on bottom.
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,138
Posted By vintagespeed
all the above is mostly good advice. except the...

all the above is mostly good advice. except the "pull it in 4LO" advice....that's gonna snap whatever is weakest; ujoint, axleshaft, in/output shaft, etc.

and no one mentioned cutting the belts...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,748
Views: 1,063,559
Posted By vintagespeed
best of luck Lalo & Tam, what a great adventure...

best of luck Lalo & Tam, what a great adventure ride! :clap
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,019
Posted By vintagespeed
sorry to bump this old thread but i gotta know...

sorry to bump this old thread but i gotta know how these CCWs are holding up?

is there a REAL welder on here that can post some results? with pics?? :norton
if it just can't lay a nice bead...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 826,049
Posted By vintagespeed
^^^ this. his tongue must be 10" long... ...

^^^ this. his tongue must be 10" long... :lol3
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,793
Posted By vintagespeed
well, i myself would like a nice Ferrari but it's...

well, i myself would like a nice Ferrari but it's not in the budget....... guys that actually DO this stuff buy used because we can accomplish most of our goals that way, not just "understand" that...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By vintagespeed
nice! pics? they sell disposable...

nice! pics?

they sell disposable filter/dryers that fit on the end of your gun. they're like $5. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By vintagespeed
as above, i do filters every other oil change but...

as above, i do filters every other oil change but change the oil often. i do this with my street and dirt bikes.

the 530 is nice, but i miss my 570. :cry
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,820
Views: 826,049
Posted By vintagespeed
incredible indeed, great pics! i'm guessing the...

incredible indeed, great pics! i'm guessing the point is to try to avoid a high side in this venue at ALL costs?
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 1,268,921
Posted By vintagespeed
knobbies are actually a little easier to ride in...

knobbies are actually a little easier to ride in deep sand, paddles are harder to get moving. but you'll learn quick enough, drop the clutch & hammer it. :D if you try to finesse the clutch you'll...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By vintagespeed
if you do have it blasted most shops will offer...

if you do have it blasted most shops will offer to prime it for you fairly cheap. electrostatically.

however, if the paint prep was done well enough for the last job, all you really need to do is...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By vintagespeed
i use anti-seize on everything. especially...

i use anti-seize on everything. especially caliper pins, pad backs and lug nuts. front axle should be lightly greased yes.
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By vintagespeed
wrap it in a blanket (seal it first) and toss it...

wrap it in a blanket (seal it first) and toss it in the dryer! just make sure the wife isn't home when you do this.... :thumb
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