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Today, 01:42 PM
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Posted By oliver foster

PM sent

PM sent
Today, 06:40 AM
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Posted By oliver foster

Putting the actual KDP back in place would be the...

Putting the actual KDP back in place would be the least of the issues.
It would be the damage the KDP caused while pin balling through the gears, which could be pistons and valves getting cozy with...
Yesterday, 07:06 PM
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Views: 83
Posted By oliver foster

Nope

Nope
09-18-2018, 03:49 PM
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Views: 6,098
Posted By oliver foster

I have run a bunch of '72-'93 Dodge trucks over...

I have run a bunch of '72-'93 Dodge trucks over the past 20 years that I have used 20-30 year old used windshields in trucks using the same windshield gasket as it is re-useable.
Two years ago on my...
09-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,205
Posted By oliver foster

I am dialing in a new trick on the MIG that a...

I am dialing in a new trick on the MIG that a local body shop guy showed me when he stopped by. It is to use way more electric than suggested for that thickness of metal, but just tack it for a split...
09-17-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,205
Posted By oliver foster

I took Walter and both our daughters out to check...

I took Walter and both our daughters out to check out the Street Rod Natls. show yesterday in Essex VT in the white crew cab. We all spent a few hours checking out the sea of chrome, metal flake and...
09-16-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By oliver foster

Cool I thought it looked like the Move bumpers I...

Cool I thought it looked like the Move bumpers I have seen advertised.
09-16-2018, 02:42 PM
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Views: 244
Posted By oliver foster

Nice looking truck. Did you make that bumper?

Nice looking truck.
Did you make that bumper?
Forum: Other
09-15-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By oliver foster

I am back from the shop. It was good day of...

I am back from the shop.
It was good day of progress on the RC.
Sorry I didn't get here earlier, the muffins sounded good.
Turning off the lights in the break room and headed to bed.

I am...
09-15-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,205
Posted By oliver foster

I got the cowl crack panels and such all welded...

I got the cowl crack panels and such all welded up and done today. I also reworked the drivers replacement floorboard panel with a few strengthening ribs.
After this the RC was rolled outside and...
Forum: Other
09-15-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By oliver foster

Opened the window as it is a little stale...

Opened the window as it is a little stale smelling in here.
Threw on a small pot of coffee in case anyone stops by.
I am making a pint glass of black tea with a shot of maple syrup and then I am...
09-15-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By oliver foster

Cut out patch panel from an old rusty bed, weld...

Cut out patch panel from an old rusty bed, weld in, grind down, prime, paint.
That would be how I would attack that problem.
09-14-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 27,706
Posted By oliver foster

PM sent to Kansascrewcab. 85crewcabbie, let...

PM sent to Kansascrewcab.

85crewcabbie, let me check the shop for a spare VE pump and I will get back to you.
Forum: Wanted
09-14-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By oliver foster

Those are the same emblems I modified to go under...

Those are the same emblems I modified to go under my Ramcharger emblems on my '89 12V RC.

I have spares if you are planning the same.
I will PM you my phone #
09-13-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,503
Posted By oliver foster

I would say it would be worth doing IF you also...

I would say it would be worth doing IF you also changed the intercooler and intake horn to the bigger diameter as well.
Using the bigger charge pipes but then necking them down into the 1st gen...
09-13-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,205
Posted By oliver foster

That looks like a cool option. I picked up a...

That looks like a cool option.

I picked up a CompuSHIFT mini for my build.
It looks like a great set up, but it will be a bit till I get to test it out.

I am still welding up floorboards and...
09-13-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By oliver foster

If it was me, I would take a rear receiver hitch...

If it was me, I would take a rear receiver hitch and modify it to work on the front of the truck.
09-12-2018, 08:29 PM
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Views: 330,694
Posted By oliver foster

My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
09-12-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By oliver foster

The VE pumped 12Vs are usually much better fuel...

The VE pumped 12Vs are usually much better fuel sippers, unless you tune them for rolling coal mode.
09-12-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By oliver foster

Glad my build post added the right amount of fire...

Glad my build post added the right amount of fire to help start up a new build thread.

You should be able to get 20 MPG easy with a 2wd RC.
I have gotten as good as 21.4 MPG IIRC with my '89 4x4...
09-12-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By oliver foster

Nice to see you back. I have been following...

Nice to see you back.
I have been following this over on RCC.

Great to see you wrenching with the kids and having the shop space to work in after work.

I have been wondering are you keeping...
09-12-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,001
Posted By oliver foster

As far as siding a garage, I love my enameled...

As far as siding a garage, I love my enameled metal roofing as siding.
It is super rugged, pretty nice looking and goes up FAST!

Looks great T-cows!
09-11-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 27,706
Posted By oliver foster

Monthly bump to keep the add alive.

Monthly bump to keep the add alive.
09-11-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By oliver foster

Sortie, I am sure I can find a power mirror for...

Sortie,
I am sure I can find a power mirror for you to grab, when you pick up some interior pieces.
You can check out a few different Dodge mirror set ups I have on my trucks, but the one you are...
Forum: Other
09-10-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By oliver foster

Hard frost up here in Vt on Sat night as well....

Hard frost up here in Vt on Sat night as well. The leaves are starting to turn on the trees and it is feeling like fall.
Fired up a pot of coffee and made myself a black tea.

Have a great day...
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