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Design a mini hydro boost hydraulic set up
I get asked that.
I get tickled at their blank look when I ask them why
Help build a flat white Benz that ended up at SEMA
as far as monetary value, you would waste 75-90% of every dollar spent on paint work if you painted that truck
gonna add this tidbit
after 20 years of high end European and hot rod builds, the wearing of gloves just to touch a car is great for work but not...
Doing a little rust removal experiment
2 28oz CLR bottles and approximately 10 gallons of water.
This is the results of a 24 hour soak
Im just glad I don't care how someone else builds their ride
you like painted.....cool
you like patina .....cool
just make it safe to drive
these folks will sell ya a diagram
The only issue I have with the green truck is the front wheel offset.
The deep dish on the front is not very attractive to me.
I was setting up...
Jail bar trucks are killer
A simple drop axle and spring work is all that’s needed
X2 on a 195/205 75 front and 225/235 75 rear.
You can also get those in a 70 series if ya...
The work I did at home for my bosses friends and bosses customers always had the bosses blessings.
If ya trust your welding skills to finish, consider doing it all.
Learned skills are priceless.
Even if some of the tool investment is close to...
Way too sexy and cool for the main forum
I would walk across a field of 32s to get to that
Safer than a bike
Offys are mechanical porn
A supercharged Duisenberg is sexy
Crank driven supercharger
Yep. To be correct, its nodular iron. The performance site claims a stock crank can handle 1200hp. The journals are huge....
Except for the Dean Jeffries silver Porsche...
Whatever the mods say it is
That’s what I have heard. I was shopping for a 454 when I found the 500. I like the low rpm torque range of the caddy better than the bbc
You can also google a tire size comparison
Like this one
If you go to Tire Rack select shopping for tires by wheel diameter.
A list of all the tires they have will pop up. Select a size you think might...
Hope the same happens with my bus.
Caddys are supposed to be fuel efficient for a large engine. The key is the low rpm torque
Not much different than any other
The caddy received the best material gm offered. The engineers designed a high torque low rpm engine to pull the...
You can spend 10k to get the same hp of a stock 350
But dang they look and sound good.
I’m hoping I feel the same.
The 500 is going in my short bus with plans of converting into a motorhome.
Really don’t see an advantage $ wise to go...
We’re building a 500 caddy.
300/500 @ 2500/2700 rpm
In stock form.
I’d drive it
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