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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Daniels Auto Repair, Jul 9, 2016.

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  1. Lloyd's paint & glass
    Joined: Nov 16, 2019
    Posts: 2,241

    Lloyd's paint & glass

    Well to my delight, my radiator came in, but it's gonna be a few days before i can get back on the job.
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  2. 427 sleeper
    Joined: Mar 8, 2017
    Posts: 1,015

    427 sleeper

    I hope you heal up faster than ever! Winter is for working on hot rods.
  3. Hey Lloyd! Welcome to the club! I lost mine in August of 2016. Hopefully you heel quickly. Was yours emergency? That’s the way mine went. Get well soon.

    Sent from my iPhone using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
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  4. ... Switched out the headlight lenses and rings on the '35 to '36's ...

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  5. I have a list of things to do on my coupe this winter but I seem to keep driving it! Was high 20s today with clear roads so I fired it up and drove around a bit...stopped at the store to get a fresh supply of diet DR Pepper and pulled it back in the garage......supposed to be mid 40s tomorrow afternoon so I see another cruise around my area.
  6. lumpy 63
    Joined: Aug 2, 2010
    Posts: 1,139

    lumpy 63

    Came home after work and did some more fit up work on the cad 390 QT bell housing. Helped my bud Larry assemble the nos chevy 302 pistons to the nos pink rods. We are going to finish the short block tomorrow . Good day in my book.:cool:
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  7. Lloyd's paint & glass
    Joined: Nov 16, 2019
    Posts: 2,241

    Lloyd's paint & glass

    Thanks guys, yeah i thought i was a goner lol, swore i was having a heart attack. But on the bright side, i got 2 weeks off of work, so that means more time to hamb!
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2019
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  8. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 17,139


    Today I got pissed off enough at my manager at work, an had to go over his head.
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  9. David Gersic
    Joined: Feb 15, 2015
    Posts: 2,164

    David Gersic
    from DeKalb, IL

    Hope you didn’t leave footprints on his scalp.

    Sent from my iPad using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
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  10. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 6,592

    from Nicasio Ca

    Walked the dog to the auto parts store, got contact cleaner to fix a misfire in my daily. Got home, found out I needed a t20 torx bit. Walked the dog back to the auto parts, got the bit. Didn't fix the misfire. Rubbed out my new paint job for awhile to think about it. Found a bad spark plug in the daily. Walked the dog back to the auto parts for a new plug. Problem solved.

    Didn't get a lot done but the dog was damn happy.
  11. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 17,139


    I may have.
  12. TrailerTrashToo
    Joined: Jun 20, 2018
    Posts: 516


    Managers are like diapers, they need to be changed often - usually for the same reason.
  13. Hamtown Al
    Joined: Jan 17, 2007
    Posts: 2,373

    Hamtown Al
    1. Virginia HAMB(ers)

    Tested my Chevy transmission and it did finally shift into second but that was it!:eek:
    I ran a new vac line directly from intake manifold to the transmission and hope to test that today if the weather clears up.!:D
    A buddy at the club meeting last night said to put on jack stands and run in reverse for 10 minutes or more to hopefully blow whatever is clogging the shift into the pan. If that fixes it, change oil in transmission and you are good to go.;)
    I'm hoping that is all it is.
    Fingers starting to cramp from staying crossed so long!:eek::D:D
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2019
  14. Good luck with that, Al. Hope it works.
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  15. Finally got around to rebuilding rotted subrails on my 1930 CC pickup. Brought this home 17 years ago, been collecting parts ever since. Thank goodness I still had a portion of the old ones to take measurements from 424C023A-0C45-4F2F-A220-10B2BD8B4FAE.jpeg 4B2BFF81-90FD-400D-A5CF-B8CF60AEF21C.jpeg ABE18EC4-F75A-41A2-8BC4-9DFB07F52FB1.jpeg B8FD9EF6-78F1-4B1F-8EE5-C39C9F68AAAC.jpeg C8463BAB-E4EF-4BEE-AEF6-3F3B60C1430B.jpeg 26EC19EB-0DEE-48CF-84D8-EE7E71098B02.jpeg 35B5D9B6-FEDE-4ABC-ACE6-4CC299B36243.jpeg 4C18CC5B-9A56-42BF-A66D-AA44F4315CD6.jpeg E6D8FCA9-3F75-457D-B7CC-8B4F585E37C7.jpeg 47F2B670-3010-4B80-915B-F71D7E1CFE6A.jpeg CADB9D00-5317-4820-96CE-050691A611D9.jpeg 198CFD26-F086-4258-84DF-9567C7998066.jpeg 8905A47F-2BF8-43E3-93C4-F306202EF63C.jpeg A19B2EA5-49F6-4813-9845-DA7BD8080F18.jpeg 0EF52105-DE3D-485C-95CD-E2F10C3DCE93.jpeg 76F628FF-907E-40E2-B321-7A6572FF5250.jpeg
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  17. Benny B
    Joined: Dec 19, 2017
    Posts: 11

    Benny B

  18. wackdaddy
    Joined: Nov 11, 2015
    Posts: 160


    Picked up chassis and suspension from painter. Taking a break until Christmas is over ... then it is full speed ahead on reassembly
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  19. UNSHINED 2
    Joined: Oct 30, 2006
    Posts: 968


    Started up the Fairlane and moved it under cover for the winter. Didn't want to start with 20° temps and no choke. Had to unhook the electric choke rod from the choke blade so I could manually choke it. (Electric choke not hooked up to work). 20191210_131117.jpg
  20. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 24,916

    Jalopy Joker

    went to estate sale with hundreds of car and airplane models - family carried hundreds more out to their truck - 3 day sale and 1st day prices high 20191213_120300.jpg 20191213_120306.jpg 20191213_120907.jpg 20191213_121956.jpg 20191213_122010.jpg 20191213_122019.jpg
  21. I put on my new mid mount alternator bracket on the Henry J to see how it lined up, it lined up to the pulleys fantastic but needed about another 1.5 inch clearance to the radiator / tilt front stop bracket, looks like I'll be making a new one of those.
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  22. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 6,347

    jimmy six

    Lloyd... beat me to it. Felt shitty Wednesday end went to the Doctors. They put me in the hospital. Blood pressure skyrocketed didn’t get my Gaul bladder out until Thursday at 8:00 PM. Now a “gas” problem.....missing home. J D 04144BF7-21C0-470A-91F9-FF703D93317A.jpeg
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  23. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 24,916

    Jalopy Joker

    one day at a time, do what Doc says and don't chase too many nurses
  24. YUP, you win!
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  25. Wishing you all the best for a speedy recovery.
  26. Jimmy, welcome to the club! I hope you feel better! I discovered the H.A.M.B. while in the hospital.

    Sent from my iPhone using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
  27. Sold a pair of 54 chevy pickup front fenders Made a few dollars. Cold windy and trying to rain not gonna do much today. got a letter in the mail. Im gonna get a wopping 1.6% COLA increase in my Social Security Ponzi Check woopie.
  28. slim38
    Joined: Dec 27, 2015
    Posts: 367

    from Sudan TX
    1. H.A.M.B. Chapel

    20191213_215723.jpg 20191213_215737.jpg Worked on my 38. Finally fired it up and drove it out of shop and backed it back in. Still have tons of things to do but it felt great hearing it fire up and move under it's own power.
  29. Pats55
    Joined: Apr 29, 2013
    Posts: 364

    from NJ

    I put together A Salt Spray cabinet today I stopped in the middle-of-the-road and picked up some salt off a pile in the intersection I'm going to test a few coatings that claim to be impervious to road salt, this test won't last long.
  30. Sporty45
    Joined: Jun 1, 2015
    Posts: 789

    from NH Boonies

    I made a column drop for my 47 Old's coupe. Little thing, but it needed to be done!

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