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Forum: Free Parking 04-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By little d
Re: Anyone know the story on CAT on highway trucks?

Deisel,
I don't know a lot about them but I can tell ya they are a PIA. I lease a 2010 Pete that has the first generation system on it. The first generation systems sucked huge, nothing but...
Forum: Free Parking 04-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By little d
Re: First timers venture into building an engine.

Ha, I stand corrected, guess I didn't have enough coffee when I read it, thank you.

On the motor itself, everyone is right, you can rebuild or "build" a SBC cheaper and parts are easier to get...
Forum: Free Parking 03-31-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,048
Posted By little d
Re: First timers venture into building an engine.

Knuckle gives you some good advice except, I rotate the crank as I put the rods on, this does two things; first off, if there is an issue with one of the rods, you know it right away and don't have...
Forum: Free Parking 03-06-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,754
Posted By little d
Re: Garage Journal Thanks: Kevin54

Members like Kevin are the reason I keep coming back here. Knowledge can be found else where but, the respect, common sense and generosity shared by members like Kevin, in today's day and age, very...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-03-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,023
Posted By little d
Re: Cherry picker rotisserie build.

Thats a damn shame the op deleted everything. Diesel, thank you for the pic of what you built, my little brother is wanting to build something like you built and I think it should help him.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-03-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By little d
Re: Saggy Ceiling Blues

Keelan,
I wouldn't take anything away but, there's no reason fur strips wont work. With that said, Falcon, has givin you the quickest and easiest solution. If ya called me, here is what I'd suggest;...
Forum: Free Parking 02-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By little d
Re: Americarna

Stuart,
didn't see that before, thank you. Droped them a note...
Forum: Free Parking 02-25-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By little d
Re: Americarna

I just got on their site to see if I could contact them and thank them for making a real show about cars and their history with out all of the made up BS but, couldn't find any way, if anyone knows...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,406
Posted By little d
Re: Metal vs drywall ceiling in garage

Not in a shop but, did the metal ceiling in the stage area in a bar once, 25' by 150', used a sheetrock jack and step ladder, by myself, cutouts for lights and all, less than a days work. As far as...
Forum: Free Parking 02-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,841
Posted By little d
Re: Graveyard carz

My wife (still has her 1970 dodge dart swinger, 340 mag) and I are both Mopar people and have watched the show but, could someone, anyone tell these producers, people would watch their shows with out...
Forum: Free Parking 02-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By little d
Americarna

I don't watch most of the reality car/bike shows, the drama BS and stupid time crunches gets on my nerves but, I ran across this show and watched a coupla episodes and really like it. Ray always...
Forum: Garage Gallery 02-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By little d
Re: ###Shop with living quarters###

Shackman,
spend some time and look around, lots and lots and lots of ideas around here!
Forum: Garage Gallery 02-04-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 91,484
Posted By little d
Re: British Garage planned

Bazz,
something we do here in the states is to cover the front of the stud, anywhere ya have electrical wire or water pipes running horizontal, with a tin cap. This way, if someone tries to nail or...
Forum: Free Parking 02-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,078,639
Posted By little d
Re: The Thread of Awesome!

No, that was Ry Cooder, just making a suggestion to get to know some of the Blue's.

Music, like a lot of other things is suggestive, different people will take away different things from it and...
Forum: Free Parking 02-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By little d
Re: My nephews son in a Super Bowl Commercial

G,
if he was in the Jeep commercial, I think I saw him...
Forum: Free Parking 02-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,078,639
Posted By little d
Re: The Thread of Awesome!

Ben, Jim, Black and the rest that don't know,
if ya get a chance for some "quiet time", pour yourself a glass of your favorite bourbon, put on your head phones, sit down and relax in your favorite...
Forum: Free Parking 02-02-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By little d
Re: Dou you have a seperate motorcycle license in the USA?

Damn Lippy,
every time I hear one of these stories I thank God, I live here.

Been riding all of my life but didn't get my license until I was in my 20's, back then it was a slap on the wrist if...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By little d
Re: 100yr old wood frame door frame help.

Zeke pretty well nailed it but like he said, wow there are so many reasons it could be warping, to give ya a good answer, we need to see it first.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,167
Posted By little d
Re: Pouring a new slab in sections

Fred,
the first thing I'd do is dig down where your footer would be. This will tell ya what the builder did...floating slab (no footer, 6 to 8" thick), mono (footer and slab poured together, 12 +")...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,533
Posted By little d
Re: Ever have one of those "That was really stupid" revelations?

Over the years, I've modified certain tools but, as a general rule, I keep that in mind when using them.
One day a friend gave me a damn heavy duty, steel industrial work bench and after wrestling...
Forum: Free Parking 01-29-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,418
Posted By little d
Re: Support American Manufacturing (Blue Lace Project)

Geo,
thank you sir. I'll have blue laces hopefully next week.

Not to get to political but, screw FREE TRADE, what in the hell is wrong with FAIR TRADE?
Forum: Free Parking 01-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,950
Posted By little d
Re: What kind of shotgun do you have?

1187, extended tube for 8 rounds and #7, 2 3/4" rounds. I get the knock down of 00 but, I can stay on target until empty and that don't take long!
Forum: Free Parking 01-19-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,011
Posted By little d
Re: Motorcycle, and rider, stereotypes!

Rbrt,
I have friends that swear by pulling trailers, in fact one pulls a trailer/camper. Those things scare the hell outa me though! I've followed several and watching them bounce and dance...
Forum: Free Parking 01-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By little d
Re: Too good to be true price?

Kevin,
can't speak for ebay but, on car parts, look around on the internet; Rock Auto, Parts Geek, etc... I bought a new radiator for a Honda Civic at O'rileys for $150, after hitting something in...
Forum: Free Parking 01-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,011
Posted By little d
Re: Motorcycle, and rider, stereotypes!

I guess I'm the "chopper" guy although, I take exception to the nacho crack...tacos on the other hand....Ummmmm, tacos and beer!

Lotek,
back in the day, pre evo, the Harley oil pump lost pressure...
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