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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 03:57 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Nice work....

Nice work....
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,217
Posted By M.H. Yount
You could repurpose one of the front fender/side...

You could repurpose one of the front fender/side badges for the decklid. 242DL with 5.3 below it, instead of 2.1. That was the approach I took for right side of the decklid.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 749
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL well, you won’t break it. On the other hand,...

LOL well, you won’t break it. On the other hand, you may not be able to rotate it.
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 749
Posted By M.H. Yount
http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/154-0708-weakest...

http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/154-0708-weakest-to-strongest-axles/
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2019, 08:35 PM
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Views: 749
Posted By M.H. Yount
From one of the big block Ford/4x4 sites.... ...

From one of the big block Ford/4x4 sites....

FORD REAR END WEIGHT COMPARISON

8.8-inch Rear End Assembly Weight : 170 lbs.

1. Housing: 36 lbs.

2. Axles: Medium Journal, 28-spline -15...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,217
Posted By M.H. Yount
But reduces the highlighting of "brickness"..... ...

But reduces the highlighting of "brickness".....

Or bricknivity, if you like....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,015
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's not you Tom - it's me. But I'm glad you...

It's not you Tom - it's me. But I'm glad you were able to accomplish....whatever you were trying to accomplish!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,015
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL at myself - I’ve been following this,...

LOL at myself - I’ve been following this, scratching my head, re-reading, viewing pics again and again - and I have no clue what the problem was, what got removed or how those clamps did anything but...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,902
Posted By M.H. Yount
Shouldn't be a problem. I cleaned the emblem up,...

Shouldn't be a problem. I cleaned the emblem up, painted it, detailed the 'dental molding' at the top - and then stuck on his decals.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,902
Posted By M.H. Yount
Vinyl - Dave Barton did 'em for me. I think he...

Vinyl - Dave Barton did 'em for me. I think he attempts to come close to the original font. Your 2's and mine/his look pretty similar.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 26,410
Posted By M.H. Yount
Believe it's still in the queue....

Believe it's still in the queue....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,902
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's do-able. http://i.imgur.com/9I4nRed.jpg...

It's do-able.

http://i.imgur.com/9I4nRed.jpg (https://imgur.com/9I4nRed)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 26,410
Posted By M.H. Yount
Sounded nice on the dyno. What tranny?

Sounded nice on the dyno. What tranny?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,217
Posted By M.H. Yount
Thx for making me go back and look again --...

Thx for making me go back and look again -- obviously, I couldn't see that the first pass.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,217
Posted By M.H. Yount
Lemme try again - with the rear part of the cage...

Lemme try again - with the rear part of the cage welded in - how did you manage getting the seatback in?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-07-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 73,217
Posted By M.H. Yount
How are the rear seat-back "inserts" held in...

How are the rear seat-back "inserts" held in place?
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,863
Posted By M.H. Yount
$30 on the way....

$30 on the way....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hmmm....gettin' lots of help, huh Brad!?! ...

Hmmm....gettin' lots of help, huh Brad!?!

What caught my eye was the high/lo that looks like it's gonna occur between the existing paint on the panel and bare metal up ahead of the wheel well....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-27-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,088
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL - as if unibody sheet metal stampings and...

LOL - as if unibody sheet metal stampings and spring steel were the same thing.....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,088
Posted By M.H. Yount
Not too much of a stretch to say -- and this...

Not too much of a stretch to say -- and this doesn't happen very often -- that Porsche got it from GM.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,088
Posted By M.H. Yount
Reminds of a movie scene where the actress...

Reminds of a movie scene where the actress laments that she just wants a normal boyfriend, and her mom's reply is "We all want that dear. It doesn't exist." LOL

Unless, of course, you are...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 103,623
Posted By M.H. Yount
Maybe a little different needle/pointer color?

Maybe a little different needle/pointer color?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
The front bumper in particular takes a beating...

The front bumper in particular takes a beating from debris. Me? I’d send ‘em off and have ‘em powder coated. I made mine easy to remove - every 3 years or so I pull it and repaint.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 09:51 AM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Paint will solve that.

Paint will solve that.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2019, 06:10 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Bath on Sunday whether I need it or not.... ...

Bath on Sunday whether I need it or not....

Gratuitous butt-cheek-mounted-battery shot

http://i.imgur.com/5tpwqeP.jpg (https://imgur.com/5tpwqeP)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2019, 12:14 AM
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Views: 103,623
Posted By M.H. Yount
Gracias.

Gracias.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2019, 08:46 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
My daughter grew up with the Muppets/Swedish Chef...

My daughter grew up with the Muppets/Swedish Chef - she immediately set about trying to find that tee...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2019, 11:18 PM
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Views: 103,623
Posted By M.H. Yount
How did your bride like the bedside table?

How did your bride like the bedside table?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
My wife says “all men are dogs.” Therefore...

My wife says “all men are dogs.” Therefore...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
That just sucks ---- man, so sorry to hear that. ...

That just sucks ---- man, so sorry to hear that. I was kinda worried when the first visit didn't resolve the issue quickly. Sending best thoughts and wishes your way....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 83,907
Posted By M.H. Yount
From bottom of car - thx! Got it - I think that...

From bottom of car - thx! Got it - I think that config will work well. Do a crossover (H or X) if you can. I think it will sound even better that way.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 83,907
Posted By M.H. Yount
Can you accommodate our curiosity with a photo of...

Can you accommodate our curiosity with a photo of how the collectors look from the bottom-side?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,203
Posted By M.H. Yount
Ours is apples/oranges anyway because of manifold...

Ours is apples/oranges anyway because of manifold choice alone; engine height likely also different, that affects clearance as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-28-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,203
Posted By M.H. Yount
As I recall - 2 fasteners where column passes...

As I recall - 2 fasteners where column passes through and smack it with my hand; took all of 45 seconds and shifted the column maybe 1/4” away from the manifold.

edit - clarify - 1/4" gained where...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,203
Posted By M.H. Yount
Mine moved a lot more than I was led to believe...

Mine moved a lot more than I was led to believe based on others' experience. No squeaky.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,203
Posted By M.H. Yount
If you haven't done it yet -- loosen up the...

If you haven't done it yet -- loosen up the fasteners holding the column and you can shift the column a bit towards the driver's side - that should free you up a bit of clearance as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
Have not had the pleasure of having to change out...

Have not had the pleasure of having to change out either on mine.....usually the rods have some sort of threaded length adjustment so that a replacement needs to be set to the same length as the one...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
Best wishes for a quick recovery for the pooch!

Best wishes for a quick recovery for the pooch!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 103,623
Posted By M.H. Yount
I'm sure I'm missing something - with...

I'm sure I'm missing something - with engine/tranny able to move relative to the body, how will that body mounted shifter accommodate the movement?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-22-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 148,890
Posted By M.H. Yount
Volvo Safety Car! Enjoyed that race...

Volvo Safety Car! Enjoyed that race coverage....complete with a bit of the wet stuff at the end.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,266
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hence the left-foot-brake experiment -- which...

Hence the left-foot-brake experiment -- which ended up working quite well in a friend's car; but with electronics could be even more effective.



It's how we did the Ford 8.8" rearend in mine --...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,484
Posted By M.H. Yount
Carnage pics please. Too soon?

Carnage pics please.

Too soon?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,484
Posted By M.H. Yount
How did I know? Nice job with that one. ...

How did I know?

Nice job with that one. How much work would a 5.3L or a 6.0L be instead? Santa Claus is comin' to town....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 48,484
Posted By M.H. Yount
Perspective Andrew -- runs high 9's @ 140 on...

Perspective Andrew -- runs high 9's @ 140 on turbo'd basically stock 367,000 mile VERY used engine. That's all win. Even if the motor now lets go completely -- it's all win good buddy.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
“Larry came over today...” - I think this might...

“Larry came over today...” - I think this might be nonhog’s “old timer”...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,331
Posted By M.H. Yount
Got a little work to do on the trunk/fender gap...

Got a little work to do on the trunk/fender gap on that side, or is that just the way the picture makes it look?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,266
Posted By M.H. Yount
Cut the tube ends off the Volvo housing and weld...

Cut the tube ends off the Volvo housing and weld them to the Ford tubes --- keep all of your existing Volvo brake/ebrake set up. There's a Timken bearing that will work with a Moser axle and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,266
Posted By M.H. Yount
Have you tried a bit of left foot braking...

Have you tried a bit of left foot braking mid-corner to see if you can apply a bit of braking resistance to tire that wants to spin?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 127,015
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hey, give us old guys a break.

Hey, give us old guys a break.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's in year, oh about 40, for anything with an...

It's in year, oh about 40, for anything with an easily sealable reservoir cap --- it only works every time. Have also put a bit of plastic over the reservoir and then attached cap to seal it off. ...
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