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  1. ratrodrodder replied to the thread Hot Rods The "Whatever" project.

    Either build a better mousetrap (chipmunk trap, in this case), or start carrying a .22 pistol with pepper shot in it... Both are likely...

    Jun 22, 2022 at 8:46 AM
  2. ratrodrodder liked Dave G in Gansevoort's post in the thread Hot Rods The "Whatever" project.

    Look at the brighter side! You're not going to wear out the 400 unnecessarily that way! By the time you get an A to house it, you'll...

    Jun 22, 2022 at 8:43 AM
  3. ratrodrodder replied to the thread Hot Rods The "Whatever" project.

    I'd razz you about how long your engine rebuild is taking, but I know how long mine is taking, and seeing as how most of the parts came...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 8:02 PM
  4. ratrodrodder liked dana barlow's post in the thread Hot Rods Mistakes you’ve made…caution oil ahead.

    We were teens at the time!!! The one super screw up,I,, LOL at my self about the most,is working on a buddy's{ Jeff's} VW, putting in...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 3:36 PM
  5. ratrodrodder liked Gasser 57's post in the thread Hot Rods Mistakes you’ve made…caution oil ahead.

    Back in the early 1980's I decided to install a B&M Transpak in my Torqueflite. Laying on my back in the driveway under an old Dodge and...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 3:26 PM
  6. ratrodrodder liked osage orange's post in the thread Hot Rods Mistakes you’ve made…caution oil ahead.

    I've been driven to rage and tears too many times and wonder why I still do anything mechanical, given my track record. Lately in...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 3:12 PM
  7. ratrodrodder replied to the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    This looks gorgeous. This is very close to an idea I've got, for a very similar build! I'm collecting parts and ideas, and seeing this...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 2:53 PM
  8. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    Here's some more pics [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    Interior.jpg Engine.jpg Front Suspension.jpg Steering Box.jpg Front Shock.jpg Rear Shock.jpg Torque Arm.jpg Jun 21, 2022 at 2:51 PM
  9. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    The application for the Oden Special was an “Affidavit of Assembly and Ownership”. Receipts or Bills of Sale, drawings with side and top...

    Form761A.jpg Drawing Front View Final Print.jpg Drawing Top View Final Print.jpg Jun 21, 2022 at 2:50 PM
  10. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    I also built my share of airplanes. The cars Main Power/Ignition/Start switch is the magneto switch from a WWII B-26 (A-26C) bomber, I...

    B-26 Magneto Switch.jpg Magneto Switch.jpg Oden Switch.jpg Design Table.jpg Radial Cylinder.jpg Jun 21, 2022 at 2:48 PM
  11. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    This project has been the most difficult and rewarding adventure I’ve experienced. In late 2016 I ordered the tires and wheels at a...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 2:47 PM
  12. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    The original plan was to use a straight 8 or 6 cylinder engine. A 1970's Jaguar XK6 engine popped up on Craigslist early on during the...

    Engine.jpg Jun 21, 2022 at 2:46 PM
  13. ratrodrodder liked 41rodderz's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    Beautiful car . Creative , inventive and built from a dream. This cannot be true. According to a couple of old timers on here you...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 2:34 PM
  14. ratrodrodder liked VANDENPLAS's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    Ok , your can’t just drop a couple pics of such a nice car with a couple lines of a story . MORE !!!!!!!! we need more pics more...

    Jun 21, 2022 at 2:34 PM
  15. ratrodrodder liked Jay A Driggars's post in the thread Projects 1930's style Race Car build.

    For years I’ve wanted to design and fabricate a 1930’s style race car. These style cars are pretty simple and are perfect for a...

    Right Side Web.jpg Body_A Web.jpg Body_B Web.jpg Body_C Web.jpg Body_D Web.jpg Body_E Web.jpg Left front Side Web.jpg Left rear Side Web.jpg Rear Web.jpg Jun 21, 2022 at 2:34 PM
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