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  1. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Hot Rods Muriatic acid on brake drums.

    Acids have H+ ions, it is what is definition of an acid. An HE fracture is intergranular. Fatigue cracking or overload is...

    Jun 17, 2021 at 10:04 PM
  2. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Hot Rods Muriatic acid on brake drums.

    Hydrogen embrittlement (HE) is an issue on hardened steels. Generally Rockwell C of 30 and higher is considered the susceptible range....

    Jun 17, 2021 at 8:23 PM
  3. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Technical 327 from a 68 Camaro to a 87 Trans-Am T5.

    Only potential issue I can see is the 10.5 pressure plate bolt pattern may need to be drilled and tapped into the 327 flywheel. For sure...

    Jun 14, 2021 at 7:30 PM
  4. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Features POLL: Canted quad headlights.

    IMHO almost all use of canted quads seems forced and not complimentary to the vehicle. Few exceptions do do exist, but in general they...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 9:28 PM
  5. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Technical 1940 Chevy truck steering box.

    Are you planning to keep the stock column which is attached to the box? Or going to cut and weld a u-joint or rag joint close to the box?

    Jun 13, 2021 at 8:34 PM
  6. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Technical Hardener into FLAT rustoleum?.

    Update, my trailer that sits outside all the time has faded to flat after about 6 months. No rust issues at all, just lost the initial...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 8:29 PM
  7. 38Chevy454 replied to the thread Event Coverage First year of the Lonestar Roundup.

    I was at the first Round Up, my memory thinks it was 2001? Sure was different then vs now.

    Jun 12, 2021
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