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Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 10:19 PM
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Posted By MercuryMac
Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta. ...

Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta.
Bring on the pictures and story.
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 18,403
Posted By MercuryMac
A 312 will look good in the pictures you're going...

A 312 will look good in the pictures you're going to show us ------- right?
Forum: Builds! 07-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 18,403
Posted By MercuryMac
Good Luck with that Y-block. I am also a fan of...

Good Luck with that Y-block. I am also a fan of them.
Forum: Builds! 07-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 70,125
Posted By MercuryMac
I don't know what brand my lifters are, but I...

I don't know what brand my lifters are, but I don't need two thin identical wrenches. There are four little holes in the top of the lifter around its edge that you have to grab and hold, while you...
Forum: Builds! 07-09-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 70,125
Posted By MercuryMac
Recently I decided to check all of the cylinder...

Recently I decided to check all of the cylinder compressions, in case the lifters adjusted themselves. All were between 158 and 160, really good for a flathead. So the lifters were good ---- cold. In...
Forum: Builds! 07-08-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,088
Posted By MercuryMac
I liked your steering wheel, too. How was your...

I liked your steering wheel, too. How was your stuff to work with? Was it a little too stiff? My Plymouth wheel also needed plastic over the circumference rod, but I used a different brand name...
Forum: Builds! 07-07-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,669
Posted By MercuryMac
Lb, here's a trick I used on a tandem trailer...

Lb, here's a trick I used on a tandem trailer that was twisted in a highway collision. Instead of moving the centre bolt, I moved the holes that the bolt heads fit into. Of course, my application was...
Forum: Builds! 07-06-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,089
Sticky: 1936 Packard
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Posted By MercuryMac
ZZ, last week a black '36 Packard two door showed...

ZZ, last week a black '36 Packard two door showed up at the Grande Prairie A&W. I didn't get to talk to the owner but some other guys said he had bought it in British Columbia. I was overwhelmed and...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-05-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By MercuryMac
On my big trucks, I kept track of the time...

On my big trucks, I kept track of the time running and not the miles, as 3/4 of the time I operated off-road, going slow or even backing up, [with a mechanical driven odometer].
When I ran twenty...
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-04-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By MercuryMac
Thanks guys. Bill that would be a 'rider' tech...

Thanks guys.
Bill that would be a 'rider' tech tip. Grease your new tap. I have some assembly grease, but never thought of it in time.
Forum: Tech Tips! 07-04-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By MercuryMac
spark-plug thread chaser.

Some spark plug threads are unique, [20 threads per inch instead of 18, and an odd diameter]. You may not have a spark plug thread chaser on hand, and if you have aluminium heads, you may run into...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 07-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By MercuryMac
I always thought that one of the best tributes to...

I always thought that one of the best tributes to Iacocca was when someone said "one of the 'real car guys' in the car business".
Thank you Lee, for everything.
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 07-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 966
Posted By MercuryMac
Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta....

Welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta. I've always liked those grilles. Carry on.
Forum: Car shows! 07-02-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By MercuryMac
Like I've said before, I'm not a GM man, [and I'd...

Like I've said before, I'm not a GM man, [and I'd like to keep it that way,], but I thought the down-swoop at the top, back of the door was too deep for a '54, the bump of the fake tail-fin was more...
Forum: Builds! 06-30-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 70,125
Posted By MercuryMac
The test drive for the new intake gasket and...

The test drive for the new intake gasket and bolts was an embarrassing failure. It still is missing and sometimes the gas gets syphoning out of the bowls into the throats, because of the leaning...
Forum: Car shows! 06-30-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By MercuryMac
Sorry for the confusion, guys, I was looking at...

Sorry for the confusion, guys, I was looking at the first picture in the second set.
Forum: Car shows! 06-29-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By MercuryMac
Dr. Crank, this is right up your alley; the...

Dr. Crank, this is right up your alley; the melding of many GM cars into one. Most of them are early fifties, but I think the body is maybe a '57 chev.
Forum: Builds! 06-28-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 58,515
Posted By MercuryMac
I have some experience with a Ranger frame. The...

I have some experience with a Ranger frame. The frame stays relatively narrow near the front end and gradually widens as it goes back from the firewall to behind the front seat and then stays the...
Forum: Builds! 06-27-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 17,424
Posted By MercuryMac
Right you are, Snopro. I don't mean to be...

Right you are, Snopro.
I don't mean to be offensive to you animal, I'm sorry. I was as surprized as you are to see a new ball joint fail. That was the second best place for it to break, though....
Forum: Tractors 06-27-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,628
Posted By MercuryMac
A few more pics guys. One is Peiter Ryslerdam...

A few more pics guys.
One is Peiter Ryslerdam on Darren Haughian's John Deere styled AR
two is Ed Kraun on his Farmall M
Three is Dave Anderson on his styled John Deere AR.
Four is Jack Doris on...
Forum: Builds! 06-27-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 17,424
Posted By MercuryMac
You guys have triggered a rant from me. There...

You guys have triggered a rant from me.
There are lots of people out there that, after a lifetime of acquiring wisdom, [making mistakes and learning from them], still giggle and chortle all the way...
Forum: Tractors 06-25-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,628
Posted By MercuryMac
Bill there are some that aren't shiny, but most...

Bill there are some that aren't shiny, but most of them are tinkered up pretty good.
Here's a few more.
This first one is our pickerman unloading my load of plows.
The second one is Al Simpson on...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 06-25-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By MercuryMac
You've got my attention, Kelsey.

You've got my attention, Kelsey.
Forum: Tractors 06-25-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,628
Posted By MercuryMac
Here's Fran Wilson with his 730 John Deere, [pic...

Here's Fran Wilson with his 730 John Deere, [pic one]
John Tribo with his 1939 John Deere 'D'. [pic two]
Brady Eady with his 50 Massey-Harris. [pic three]
Forum: Please Introduce Yourself! 06-25-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By MercuryMac
214, welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern...

214, welcome to Undead Sleds, from northern Alberta. We even accept pictures of your dream hotrods.
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