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    Yesterday, 03:49 PM
    enigma57 replied to a thread Progress on Projects? in Chit Chat
    Roger that, Buster! I have had my share of close calls as well. And at times, I have been either the sole survivor or one of a small number. All I...
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    Yesterday, 03:14 PM
    enigma57 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    I understand, Buster. As with all things in life...... Its about the journey...... The doing of it....... Not about the destination. Live life's...
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    05-18-2019, 10:32 PM
    enigma57 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Fair enough! Will let you know how its coming along. Just bear in mind that between my moving like the old man Tim Conway portrayed and working on a...
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    05-18-2019, 05:41 PM
    enigma57 replied to a thread Progress on Projects? in Chit Chat
    Thanks, Scorp! Will do! Wish you a full and speedy recovery from your recent medical procedure, as well and all the best stitching up your new...
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    05-18-2019, 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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    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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    05-18-2019, 04:34 AM
    enigma57 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Agreed. Just as with so-called 'social media' of late...... There is a long history of capricious, arbitrary and selective enforcement of 'site ...
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    05-18-2019, 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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    05-18-2019, 02:22 AM
    enigma57 replied to a thread Progress on Projects? in Chit Chat
    Thanks for your kind words and well wishes, Robert! Much appreciated. G-d bless, Harry
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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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    05-16-2019, 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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    05-15-2019, 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, 02:58 PM
    enigma57 replied to a thread Progress on Projects? in Chit Chat
    Thanks for sharing. Its always great to hear how y'all are coming along with your projects. My apologies in the event I may have been somewhat ...
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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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    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, 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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    05-11-2019, 07:12 AM
    Once he gets all that stuff wired, he'll have to wait for a future higher output Alternator to make it all work... :) J/K...
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    05-11-2019, 02:20 AM
    enigma57 replied to a thread This Site in Chit Chat
    Have been away from the forum dealing with health issues as well and just now saw your post here, Scorpion. Our family will keep you in our thoughts...
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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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Builder and collector. Love vintage cars, toys, stereo. Can build a killer Muncie and have a few that are running at the local track (or did before it closed).

Personally, a student of the piano.
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Mount Airy, MD
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Vintage cars, vintage toys, vintage stereo.
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Finance MBA and investment guy.

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1955 Chevy 2-door Wagon
1967 MGB GT
1970 Honda Trail 70
1974 Yamaha 175 Enduro
2004 Tacoma 4x4

I lost my best friend on 10/3/2018. Rest in Peace Dear Lucy. I miss you everyday.

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