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Forum: General Garage Discussion Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By gorilla
Re: Pipe bending ??

Use your GJ connections. Have NASTYZEN make you one. Shipping on a roll bar can't cost that much.l
Forum: Free Parking Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6,666
Views: 1,988,236
Posted By gorilla
Re: Lets see your pinups

I think that those skiing pictures are fine garage pin ups. The definition of pin up does not say a car must be in it.
Forum: Free Parking 08-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By gorilla
Re: Okay you Camaro Guys...Who did this?

As along time Northern California resident I can reassure you that we have more than our share of rednecks!
Forum: Free Parking 08-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,692
Posted By gorilla
Re: Epic Ice Bucket Challenge.......Need ideas!

I think that after you cobble together whatever craptraption your feeble mind comes up with you should test in on yourself. I like the idea of stunts to support a charity but I'm not so fond of...
Forum: Free Parking 08-10-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 18,786
Posted By gorilla
Re: OMG - Tony Stewart may have killed a driver

This statement is the essence of stupidity!
Forum: Free Parking 08-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By gorilla
Re: Can you identify this bolt ?

Cut the head off a grade 8 bolt and weld it into a small piece of flat bar. The hold down bolt for a tool post isn't a highly loaded fastener.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 08-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By gorilla
Re: Need a Simple Welding Table--Any Ideas

Buy a piece of 1/2" steel plate the size you want and put it on a couple of wooden saw horses.
Forum: Free Parking 08-01-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By gorilla
Adding oil to an AC compressor

I'm replacing the AC compressor on my 85 Corvette. The manufacture says to add the oil in a three part process. Can anyone enplane tome what this means?
Forum: Free Parking 07-23-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,729
Posted By gorilla
Re: What would you do if this happened to you?

Don't waste your time on the store owner. Just take your business elsewhere. You have better things to do than try to make decent humans out of scumbag retail clerks.
Forum: Free Parking 07-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,316
Posted By gorilla
Re: Nhra

I will be going to my 27th NHRA race at Sears Point next weekend. Nothing on earth like top fuel.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By gorilla
Re: [CAD] My Involute Gear Cutter

I spent close to 40 years in the vacuum coating industry.I'll be interested to see what you come up with. I'm more than willing to offer any help that I can.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,340
Posted By gorilla
Re: DIY weld fumes extractor

Nice job. Smart of you to extract the welding fumes at the table level and not suck fumes past the breathing zone.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By gorilla
Re: Finding a fitting?

Those measurements are a close match to a standard 4" steel weld elbow. You should be able to find one at any large plumbing supply store.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By gorilla
Re: Water pump flange rework

Are you boring the hole before reaming? Do you dial in the face of the flange before boring and reaming? Is the hole you're trying to ream run true? Anyof these might cause your problem.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-12-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By gorilla
Re: Need some help from the G.J. brain trust

My last thought on this is to take the windshield to a machine shop that has a CMM have them generate a drawing for the bottom of the windshield then have a trim piece machined on a CNC mill. You...
Forum: Free Parking 06-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,777
Posted By gorilla
Re: Texting and driving punishment

I was in Singapore some years ago, while we were driving my host's cell phone rang. I asked him if he wanted to answer it his reply was no way their is a really big fine for using a cell phone while...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By gorilla
Re: Need some help from the G.J. brain trust

Perhaps you could open up the groove in your lower molding so that the windshield makes no contact. Then support the glass with a couple of rubber blocks in the grove to hold it in place and then...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By gorilla
Re: Need some help from the G.J. brain trust

My 1964 MGB windshield has a rubber gasket on the bottom edge. Have you considered using two of these on your wide MGB?
Forum: General Tool Discussion 06-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By gorilla
Re: What is this designed to measure?

I think it's used to measure valve lift on a MB to set timing.
Forum: Free Parking 05-30-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,746
Posted By gorilla
Re: Autozone Parking Lot Mechanics

A lot of people in Oakland are POOR! If the Autozone garage can give them a cheap fix and make a buck I say more power to them. If this kind of competition hurts your business you need to take a...
Forum: Free Parking 05-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By gorilla
Re: Mags For a Riding Mower

I can machine some up for you but I don't think you would like the price!
Forum: Free Parking 05-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By gorilla
AC compressor

I'm looking for a replacement for the AC compressor in my 1985 corvette. I posted on this site sometime ago asking about who made a good unit. The general opinion was that Four Seasons should be...
Forum: Free Parking 05-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,919
Posted By gorilla
Re: Maytag "Hit and Miss" restoration

You might want to check out a web site called shopdog sam. He did a long series on rebuilding maytag 2 strokes
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By gorilla
Re: Compressor cooler bracket

I would brace the top of the bracket to a head bolt, but I over think things too.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,534
Posted By gorilla
Re: Atlas 618 Lathe - Deal or No Deal?

Craftsman/Atlas lathes were junk when new and don't improve with age. You would be better off spending twice the money on a new import.
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