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    05-18-2019, 08:18 AM
    NickP replied to a thread Just Bought This in Members Rides
    Sweet little ride.
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    05-18-2019, 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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    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, 01:02 PM
    BeachGirl55 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    I think a lot of members of the other site that only lerk are afraid to post because they feel they will receive some backlash from the other site, I...
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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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  • chevynut's Avatar
    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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    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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    05-12-2019, 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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    05-08-2019, 09:54 AM
    MP&C replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
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    05-07-2019, 09:23 PM
    You shouldn't have to trim it off. Someone screwed up.
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    05-07-2019, 07:06 PM
    The real problem is that pointer sticks way too far out to be of any use. It should have been attached all the way back closer to the the cover...
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    05-07-2019, 08:12 AM
    I've been using "Milkstone Rinse" from Tractor Supply and it works good. Pretty much all of these rust removers are Phosphoric Acid mixes.
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    05-07-2019, 08:09 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread Lowes in Chit Chat
    The good news is that the quality of Chinese stuff is getting better and better as time goes by. Their rubber is still shit, but the steel seems to...
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    05-05-2019, 07:11 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread Electric Tri5? in Chit Chat
    Depending on the vehicle, they're up to 200-400 miles. A Tesla Model S can get 370 miles. ...
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    05-05-2019, 07:00 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread Question????? in Jokes
    If you're on your own property, it's none of their business. If you're riding it down the street, you deserve it.
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    05-04-2019, 07:59 AM
    chevynut replied to a thread Electric Tri5? in Chit Chat
    General Motors has confirmed plans to introduce an electric pickup in the coming years, but isn’t ready to divulge all of the details just yet. ...
    21 replies | 587 view(s)
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