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    Yesterday, 02:17 PM
    scorpion1110 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    I agree with Buster. Lets see this build! Scorp
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    Yesterday, 08:18 AM
    NickP replied to a thread Just Bought This in Members Rides
    Sweet little ride.
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    Yesterday, 08:13 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread Just Bought This in Members Rides
    Wow, that looks like a solid little car. I'll bet it was the rear bumper that attracted you to it. :D
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    Yesterday, 04:26 AM
    Harry- Did a round of Chemo in 2017. I found that it messed up my short term memory somewhat. They call it Chemo-brain. But I also found that...
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    05-17-2019, 05:01 PM
    scorpion1110 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Look at it this way RD, the beatings just make you stronger ;)
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    05-17-2019, 04:58 PM
    Just bought this. Absolutely didnt need it but always wanted one. Its a 1967 MGBGT. Its just something to drive while I finish the Wagon, but when...
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    05-17-2019, 10:10 AM
    MP&C replied to a thread wagon progress in Member Project Updates
    Thanks for all the comments guys! Spent last night getting an assembly line going to get the rest of the speaker grills assembled. Just say...
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    05-16-2019, 08:23 PM
    NickP replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    I suspect, that with new ownership and changing of the guard there, things here and there will progressively improve, the site will grow and become a...
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    05-16-2019, 10:18 AM
    NickP replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    I call his type, entitled.
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    05-16-2019, 10:06 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Hope things are getting better for you Scorp. I've noticed that despite the growth of this site in terms of membership, the same people always...
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    05-16-2019, 05:13 AM
    MP&C replied to a thread Progress on Projects? in Chit Chat
    Harry, Best wishes on getting your health issues sorted out!
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  • chevynut's Avatar
    05-15-2019, 08:06 PM
    I just looked at a spec sheet for Littelfuse ATO/ATC fuses. For a 10A ATO fuse the typical resistance is 7.7 mOhm. That's under 8 THOUSANDTHS of an...
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    05-15-2019, 07:38 PM
    Of course a fuse adds resistance....every inch of copper wire adds resistance......every connection adds resistance. But the resistance of a fuse is...
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    05-15-2019, 08:52 AM
    Part of the reason you use a wire larger than you need is to reduce voltage drop. The 12 gauge wire is overkill for 25A but GM used 12 GA for HEI,...
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    05-15-2019, 08:40 AM
    Yes, the 50A relays I'm using draw about 140mA coil current each. The ignition switch only triggers 2 of them when starting (solenoid, IGN) and only...
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  • scorpion1110's Avatar
    05-14-2019, 02:45 PM
    CN That wiring reminds me of Clark Griswold's house in Christmas Vacation ;) Scorp
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    05-14-2019, 09:20 AM
    My research shows that the coil can draw upwards of 20-25 amps. I'm actually using a MSD Blaster coil (no ignition box) with a GM...
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    05-13-2019, 10:18 AM
    scorpion1110 replied to a thread Lowes in Chit Chat
    I always thought about saving my junk broke craftsman stuff (when I was buying and breaking) and then putting in a box and sending to the CEO with a...
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    05-13-2019, 10:14 AM
    scorpion1110 replied to a thread Lowes in Chit Chat
    I have heard that; that the Chinese build to the production standard that they are told. So if its a US company/brand selling Chinese stuff thats...
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    05-12-2019, 06:28 PM
    chevynut replied to a thread Lowes in Chit Chat
    I disagree. American companies need to try to figure out how to compete in the world markets again. The American labor unions screwed up our...
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    05-12-2019, 08:53 AM
    Really nice Robert. I think the 45 degree mesh orientation really worked well.
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    05-11-2019, 09:59 PM
    MP&C replied to a thread wagon progress in Member Project Updates
    So last weekend I went to Ron Yeager's shop in Kingsville, MD for a metalshaping workshop. Reconnected with some old friends and made some new...
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  • chevynut's Avatar
    05-11-2019, 01:53 PM
    So I ended up with 40 ATO fuse locations (27 used so far), three MIDI fuses, 32 relay sockets (29 relays used so far :eek:), 5 circuit breakers, a...
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    05-11-2019, 01:26 PM
    I have a CS130 160A alternator now which I think will be fine. Most of my wiring is low-current signals and the only real power hogs are the cooling...
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    05-10-2019, 04:18 PM
    I decided that rather than try to put oval lights on the console that match my door lights, I'll just add some footwell LED lights. These will go...
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    05-10-2019, 03:56 PM
    Today it seems like I made some good progress on wiring. I've been working on it almost every day except I've been busy with frames/clips, seat...
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    05-08-2019, 08:31 PM
    I'll bet OSHA would love to see that thing! If ya wanna see some really cool machines watch these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V49Jvz5X_lc...
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  • scorpion1110's Avatar
    05-08-2019, 04:53 PM
    And this is why I build my own engines. The parts match, the quality is right and I am not cutting up parts to make them work like the right parts. ...
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    05-08-2019, 04:17 PM
    The Crate motor that Tabasco bought that has the degreed balancer with 50 year old technology timing tab which obscures the degree readings on the...
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Grew up in northern Colorado, earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from CSU, an FAA A&P mechanics license, Private Pilot license, PADI SCUBA certification, and love to hunt, fish and work on cars. I've been into hunting and cars since I was a kid. Now retired after 35 years as engineer with Hewlett-Packard Co.
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56 Nomad, Ramjet 502, Viper 6-speed T56, C4 Corvette front and rear suspension

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56 Chevy 2-door BelAir sedan
56 Chevy 210 4-door sedan
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1961 Willys CJ3B Jeep
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