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Forum: Tractors Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,837
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm pretty well the same 28, only I have watched...

I'm pretty well the same 28, only I have watched one U-tube video of a guy using a homemade hiller roaring through his potato patch. This machine is all partly in my head and partly 'by the seat of...
Forum: Builds! Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,402
Posted By MercuryMac
I measured the difference of height of the front...

I measured the difference of height of the front of the frames, when I dropped in a flathead V-8 and it went down 2 1/4". That was with coil springs on twin I-beams. My Baby hemi dropped the frame...
Forum: Tractors 09-16-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,837
Posted By MercuryMac
I'm running late, but I've needed a potato hiller...

I'm running late, but I've needed a potato hiller for a long time, so I'm building one. It started out as a potato digger, [see the spade part in picture two]. I took that part out of the three point...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-13-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
All of that is probably right, Snopro. It is a...

All of that is probably right, Snopro. It is a glass car, I probably wrote it up milder than I should have, and it's fairly new to this area, so it probably was your friends.
OI, the car was...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-12-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
There are more pictures. 1 '49 Ford. 2 '38...

There are more pictures.
1 '49 Ford. 2 '38 Ford. 3 Model A with a Deuce grille. 4 '35 Chev with three Strombergs. 5 '55 Chev with a 350. 6 Dart with a LOT of power.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-12-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
These pictures are from a NAPA car show and not...

These pictures are from a NAPA car show and not A&W, but I'm showing them anyway.
1 AMC. 2 Retractable hardtop Edsel, rather unique. 3 I liked the symmetry in this 427 Chevelle. 4 Dropped mini. 5...
Forum: Builds! 09-07-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,790
Posted By MercuryMac
You are welcome, Skip. I thought you were just...

You are welcome, Skip.
I thought you were just going to make them to save money, [which you will find out, is crazy], but if you're going to make them for fun, well then, you may not be crazy. Keep...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-07-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,496
Posted By MercuryMac
Snopro, in response to your previous response, I...

Snopro, in response to your previous response, I was definitely in North Edmonton, so Speedway Park it is.
Keep those stories coming.
Forum: Tractors 09-06-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,740
Posted By MercuryMac
Not too much happened lately, but I did get the...

Not too much happened lately, but I did get the Cockshutt air cleaner cleaned up, straightened up somewhat, and welded up.
Forum: Builds! 09-06-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,790
Posted By MercuryMac
Skip, I have some measurements for you. And some...

Skip, I have some measurements for you. And some advice. See if you can buy new hinges.
The pedestal that bolts onto the A pillar/ cowell is 2" long [sticking out from the car] and 1 3/4" wide.
The...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-03-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
You don't have to apologize for adding flavor to...

You don't have to apologize for adding flavor to my thread. [cl
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 09-03-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 17,470
Posted By MercuryMac
I also --- Didn't see that coming. Good work Bob.

I also --- Didn't see that coming. Good work Bob.
Forum: Builds! 09-03-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 202,305
Posted By MercuryMac
Dutch, I'm with you. I want a camera that'll make...

Dutch, I'm with you. I want a camera that'll make my work look that good. It's obvious that my camera is too ordinary.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-03-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
I always thought potatoes were natures most...

I always thought potatoes were natures most perfect food. You can put lots of butter and salt and pepper on them. That's good eating.
I don't think you can put enough salt and pepper on a rootbeer...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Fotos! 09-02-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By MercuryMac
Believe it or not, ------- I went to the A&W...

Believe it or not, ------- I went to the A&W again tonight. Here are some of the cars that showed up.
first pic is a Willys with a stock running gear, but a hotrodded box.
second pic is a '41...
Forum: Builds! 09-02-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 202,305
Posted By MercuryMac
That camera work sure makes your sewing look...

That camera work sure makes your sewing look good, ZZ.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 08-31-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,496
Posted By MercuryMac
I think I have also sat in those stands, Snopro....

I think I have also sat in those stands, Snopro. It would have been in '72 or '73. There was a B body Plymouth with a 383 and four speed running that I took a special interest in because I had just...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-30-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 8,729
Posted By MercuryMac
Good to hear this. What a relief.

Good to hear this. What a relief.
Forum: Builds! 08-29-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,497
Posted By MercuryMac
Here's another angle, Crate. Sorta like Torchies...

Here's another angle, Crate. Sorta like Torchies observation. If you weld those two rarish segments together and then hammer them into shape, you will have a nice car. That's a positive.
If you...
Forum: Builds! 08-25-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By MercuryMac
What Skip said.

What Skip said.
Forum: Builds! 08-24-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 57,542
Posted By MercuryMac
I have a '91 Ford truck with 'semi' dual exhaust...

I have a '91 Ford truck with 'semi' dual exhaust like yours, just the back half. It has a 5 litre, [Windsor 302, mostly] V-8. It looks like it has duals and it sounds like it has duals. You'll be...
Forum: Tractors 08-23-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,740
Posted By MercuryMac
It is going to shine, but it is going to get...

It is going to shine, but it is going to get dirty too.
I went to the local tractor wrecker today and found a Cockshutt air cleaner that has a better mounting bracket, so I'm working on it. It is a...
Forum: Tractors 08-22-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,740
Posted By MercuryMac
Today I sanded the hood, inside and out, and...

Today I sanded the hood, inside and out, and cleaned it up. What I thought was perfect old farm tractor tin, turned out to be just pretty good, so I hammered and dollied a wee bit too. Here it is...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 08-22-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,947
Views: 1,053,237
Posted By MercuryMac
Ya ZZ, that wiring fiasco was my first thought...

Ya ZZ, that wiring fiasco was my first thought too.
Forum: Tractors 08-22-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,837
Posted By MercuryMac
We had an old combine day again this year. I took...

We had an old combine day again this year. I took my '36 pick up and parked beside a '29 Plymouth. The second picture is a '41 International truck that hauled a combine down to Oklahoma during the...
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