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  1. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical metal working file storage.

    Yeah, but it takes forever to wet file a whole car at 1000, 2000, and 3000.

    Oct 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM
  2. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Projects Truck Quit on me! Thinking it's the carb....

    If it has not already been mentioned, check the condition of the grounding wire between the vacuum advance plate, and the distributor body.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 11:38 PM
  3. gimpyshotrods attached a file to the thread Technical Power Brakes on a 50 chev deluxe?.

    Yes. I have done this on several of these. In every case, I switched to top-swing pedals from Walton Fabrications. It has a plate...

    00008847.jpg Oct 20, 2018 at 11:15 PM
  4. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical what do you consider freshening a motor?.

    For me, it gets re-sealed, or totally re-built. There is no in-between.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 9:58 PM
  5. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Hot Rods Who Else Gets To Drive Your Car?.

    John Porter.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 9:57 PM
  6. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread 1950 plymouth rearend gears.

    Ford Explorer 8.8, 6-cylinder, 3.27:1 gears, drums early, discs late. Jeep Cherokee XJ (not Grand Cherokee) Dana/Spicer 35c, or...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 9:53 PM
  7. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical metal working file storage.

    Bucket, sprayed down with Gibbs.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 8:35 PM
  8. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical I need so advice on track width.

    Back in the days when I was doing this sort of thing full-time, I kept a small array of discarded axle shafts (often broken ones from...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 7:45 PM
  9. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical I need so advice on track width.

    You can build a car with math alone, but the proof of the pudding is in the tasting. You will need to be satisfied with the look.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 7:38 PM
  10. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical I need so advice on track width.

    Not just a dealer, but a good one, with excellent customer service (I'm a customer!). I know you are not here to sell, but if you were,...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 4:36 PM
  11. gimpyshotrods liked GearheadsQCE's post in the thread Technical I need so advice on track width.

    My first inclination was to agree with lurker mick. But, I would also look at the space between the pick-up box and the tire. From the...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 4:35 PM
  12. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Technical I need so advice on track width.

    Are you talking offset, or backspacing? If you are measuring from the center line of the wheel, to the wheel mounting flange, on the...

    Oct 20, 2018 at 4:05 PM
  13. gimpyshotrods replied to the thread Projects Truck Quit on me! Thinking it's the carb....

    It is getting harder and harder to find good condensers these days. That's why I leave them on the shelf.

    Oct 20, 2018 at 2:08 PM
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