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Forum: Lounge Today, 01:31 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By Lynn
We built a frame to hold a concrete retaining...

We built a frame to hold a concrete retaining wall using ¾ inch plywood and a bunch of 2x4 stiff backs. After hand tamping a ton of 1 inch gravel in the bottom, I lined it with a boat load of 5/8...
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-For Sale Yesterday, 09:57 PM
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Views: 298
Posted By Lynn
Very nice. GLWS.

Very nice. GLWS.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Lynn
Agree. The ad acknowledges that fact: "Also...

Agree. The ad acknowledges that fact: "Also during the restoration the decision was made to change the color of the stripes from black to white, which looks amazing."
Forum: Lounge Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
You can see from this shot that when the PO had...

You can see from this shot that when the PO had the upper floor poured, they trucked in loads of sand for a base. The “solution” to keeping the sand in place was to place a lot of boards between...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-15-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By Lynn
Impact gun is the way to go.

Impact gun is the way to go.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-14-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Lynn
Well, I would love to give you my input, but not...

Well, I would love to give you my input, but not sure I can even be friends with someone who "names" a car. Just kidding of course.

A lot of guys will disagree with me, but unless you are...
Forum: Lounge 01-14-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
Finally dried out enough by late June that I...

Finally dried out enough by late June that I could trench. Time to rent a trencher.

What a beast. Pull start motor that tended to kick back from time to time.

Because the ground was so...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - For Sale 01-12-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Lynn
Really good deal if they are straight. They...

Really good deal if they are straight. They work great on first gen Camaros. There is only about 1/8 inch difference in the offset with a YH wheel. So if the "numbers" aren't all that...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 01-12-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Lynn
Seems lately that quality control on auto parts...

Seems lately that quality control on auto parts (at least for me) has been a crap shoot.
Just a few examples; brand new Tstat that would not open properly, mechanical fuel pumps (multiple) with WAY...
Forum: Garages/shops.. 01-12-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,240
Posted By Lynn
Looks very classy Charley.

Looks very classy Charley.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-12-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Lynn
Did I miss something? I don't see where he...

Did I miss something? I don't see where he installed A/C.

Not that I am a buyer; but if I were looking for something like this, I would want to know if the car being "dipped" refers to a chemical...
Forum: Lounge 01-12-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
Between the trenches and the sump pump, the groud...

Between the trenches and the sump pump, the groud was drying out pretty well. Still muddy; but I was able to get my little tractor in there with a box blade and start pulling out dirt and rocks.
Forum: Lounge 01-12-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
Got the sump pump going again, and started...

Got the sump pump going again, and started pumping out water. The hand dug trenches and sump pump helped start drying it out a bit.

The plan was perforated drain pipe. Sherri and I eventually...
Forum: Lounge 01-11-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
At first, we just cut a few shallow trenches by...

At first, we just cut a few shallow trenches by hand to get some of the water flowing to the drain pipe or the well. You can see evidence of some of those hand cut trenches in the pics above. I...
Forum: Lounge 01-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
All the rain didn’t help us at all. We ended up...

All the rain didn’t help us at all. We ended up with standing water everywhere in that floor. Oddly, the lower floor that was already concreted showed no signs of moisture. The underground spring...
Forum: Lounge 01-11-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
Flood waters

The next two months were really interesting. I was starting to question my sanity for getting into this project. It there is an artesian well that fills up after just ½ inch of rain, that means...
Forum: Lounge 01-10-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
I was undecided on what to do. At first I was...

I was undecided on what to do. At first I was just going to wall off that lower level and use it as my work space. Here I am shoring up some of the floor supports. The floor joists were in pretty...
Forum: Lounge 01-10-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,221
Posted By Lynn
Mezzanine

Going to back up just a bit here. When we got the building, there was a large mezzanine that was open on two sides and had this large sliding red wood door. We removed the door (I saved it and all...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-09-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By Lynn
That is what I remember reading. I know there...

That is what I remember reading. I know there was a thread on the white trim tags over on the CRG site, but I couldn't find it.
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-08-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By Lynn
The white trim tags have been debated for years. ...

The white trim tags have been debated for years. I don't believe there is any question that SOMEONE at Norwood was painting them; but I don't believe a distinctive pattern has been discovered.

I...
Forum: Lounge 01-08-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,156
Posted By Lynn
Looking good Dave.

Looking good Dave.
Forum: Lounge 01-07-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Lynn
They show a one ton and a two ton. I don't know...

They show a one ton and a two ton. I don't know if those are the same two they had back in 2013. If so, I doubt you will be able to extend the boom far enough on the one ton to remove an engine...
Forum: Lounge 01-07-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,350
Views: 711,130
Posted By Lynn
Even combined they are short of F150 sales, but...

Even combined they are short of F150 sales, but ahead of Ram. 807,894.

I agree, GMC and Chevy trucks could be counted together, as they are virtually the same vehicle.
...
Forum: Lounge 01-06-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By Lynn
They used to carry two. Not sure what they...

They used to carry two. Not sure what they have now. The little one will NOT work on a RWD car. It does not have enough reach. I bought one in 2012 just to pick up engines and put them on a...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-05-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By Lynn
LT-1, unless someone changed the engine date plate

I asked the seller to post a pic of the data plate.

If that plate is original to the car, it appears to be an LT-1.
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