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    Iíve never heard of smoked paint. Do you literally just hold a torch near or under the wet paint? Iím guessing maybe pure acetylene, with no oxygen?
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    That’s really cool.

    That’s really cool.
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    That exhaust system is fairly complex and...

    That exhaust system is fairly complex and crowded. It wouldnít take much of a little turn here and there to make it not fit right on reassembly. I know youíll figure it out. Itís all part of the fun...
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    Man that looks good Jim. It "looks" like it's...

    Man that looks good Jim. It "looks" like it's ready for a trip around the block! :LOL:
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    I love it! To me, doing stuff like that is what...

    I love it!
    To me, doing stuff like that is what hot rodding is all about. :)
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    Very nice Jim! Out of curiosity, what did you...

    Very nice Jim!

    Out of curiosity, what did you cut those with? A plasma cutter?
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    No damage to my place. Just a big mess in the...

    No damage to my place. Just a big mess in the lawn and streets. The power is out, and probably will be for a number of days, along with about 80% of the neighborhood. Plenty of fences came down. A...
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    It looks like we will get very lucky here in St....

    It looks like we will get very lucky here in St. Pete. As of now, 8:25 pm, we are only getting gusts up to 45 mph. It looks like it won't get much worse than that. Orlando is going to get it worse...
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    My house is wood and 70 years old. I have it all...

    My house is wood and 70 years old. I have it all boarded up. We are staying at our neighbors place, which is up to modern hurricane codes. It's pretty calm this morning, but it's going to be a wild...
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    Thanks for that info Jim. It never would have...

    Thanks for that info Jim. It never would have even dawned on me to to shorten my own drive shaft. Now I'm planning on doing it to my T. :)


    I'm keeping my fingers crossed, hoping none of us...
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    That front end does look neat. It looks like the...

    That front end does look neat. It looks like the springs are missing!:LOL: I also love aluminum slotted wheels.
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    I've used the 3 inch cutoff wheels on a die...

    I've used the 3 inch cutoff wheels on a die grinder for years. For some reason it never dawned on my to try a 4 1/2 wheel on an angle grinder. I tried it a couple days ago, wow what a useful tool. I...
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    Yes Jim, I read through your entire Track T...

    Yes Jim, I read through your entire Track T thread. Lots of good stuff in there. I have already started my own thread. :)

    ...
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    Looks great Jim. I'm going to use the "strap...

    Looks great Jim. I'm going to use the "strap gussets", and a bunch of your other ideas, on my T Bucket.
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    Looking good Jim!

    Looking good Jim!
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    Any progress on the 32 lately Jim?

    Any progress on the 32 lately Jim?
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    What are you going to use for front springs Jim?

    What are you going to use for front springs Jim?
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    Looking good. :) Thanks for taking the time to...

    Looking good. :) Thanks for taking the time to explain all this stuff, and for all the pictures. Your threads have a ton of useful info that explain how to do this stuff as affordably as possible.
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    Jim, Just to clarify, how do you "build in" the...

    Jim,
    Just to clarify, how do you "build in" the caster for this setup? Do you do that when you mount the batwings, or do you just thread one of the rod ends in farther that the other?

    Steve
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    One quick tidbit about the coupling nuts. I was...

    One quick tidbit about the coupling nuts. I was not able to find any fine threaded coupling nuts locally. It seems that Home Depot, Ace Hardware etc. only carry the coarse threaded ones. I finally...
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    Can you just fabricate a new caliper bracket, or...

    Can you just fabricate a new caliper bracket, or modify one such as the Allstar part number ALL42102?

    (I haven't figured out how to post a picture on here yet.)
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