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  1. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Technical TEST.

    A stranger had an old black '38 Chevy coupe on South 1st in San Jose (The 'Main') one night. Pulled up on my left side, I was in the...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 12:24 PM
  2. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Technical TEST.

    Bear with ME. I'M having trouble that Stovebolt's not in front of MY house!

    Feb 19, 2019 at 11:57 AM
  3. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Technical Tungsten.

    Delco-Remy numbers...look 'em up. 6 or 12 volt? Tungsten construction both... condensers voltage designation? Coils designated, naturally.

    Feb 19, 2019 at 11:01 AM
  4. Atwater Mike liked alanp561's post in the thread Projects Drop light Possession....... GGRRRRRRRR!!!!!.

    I can have a drop light cord stretched out all the way across a bare floor, knowing that NOTHING is going to interfere with it. Then I...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:45 AM
  5. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Projects Drop light Possession....... GGRRRRRRRR!!!!!.

    In the trade since '57...before I had a drivers license. Yep...'Trouble light', 'drop light', etc. Got burned by that damned thing under...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:45 AM
  6. Atwater Mike liked The Shift Wizard's post in the thread Projects Drop light Possession....... GGRRRRRRRR!!!!!.

    You guys are getting soft. When I was a kid, we didn't have any droplights. We didn't have any electricity, period. If you wanted to...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:28 AM
  7. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Art & Inspiration The Human Torch from the Fantastic Four was a Hot Rodder.

    I had a red-headed girl friend, lived three blocks down the side street from Grandma's house. Always ready to go, the perfect roadster...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:21 AM
  8. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Customs What hidden antenna to buy?.

    I have a dipshit neighbor that 'drops by' every time I either fire something up in the driveway or or open my garage door. My '55 F100...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:11 AM
  9. Atwater Mike liked olscrounger's post in the thread Customs What hidden antenna to buy?.

    Some work some don't. On my 40 I have a hidden one and another under the running board tied together. also an insulated wire in the...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:05 AM
  10. Atwater Mike liked Old wolf's post in the thread Technical Smoke coming out through exhaust.

    Really hard to diagnose from the OP,s description. Some thing else I have encountered in the past. he could have a pushrod off or a flat...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:04 AM
  11. Atwater Mike replied to the thread Technical Smoke coming out through exhaust.

    @s55mercury66... Good thinking with the lighter at the pulled dipstick! I've always smelled the dipstick, could ascertain fuel...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:04 AM
  12. Atwater Mike liked s55mercury66's post in the thread Technical Smoke coming out through exhaust.

    If you decide to try and run it a quart or two low on oil, make sure you can see some on the dipstick, otherwise you may run out of oil...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM
  13. Atwater Mike liked 31Vicky with a hemi's post in the thread Technical Smoke coming out through exhaust.

    The Zebra hunt has commenced

    Feb 19, 2019 at 9:56 AM
  14. Atwater Mike liked 302GMC's post in the thread Technical Smoke coming out through exhaust.

    Start saving some money. You just ate all the carbon buildup out from under the rings, which were barely sealing before, and now are not.

    Feb 19, 2019 at 9:55 AM
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