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quote:
Originally posted by Purl Gurl:

I will not allow your personal problems to
become my problems. Keep your personal
problems at your home, where they belong.

Your choice.

Taha

ditto [Smile]

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They were pretty advanced for early cars, this car was in pieces but was all there with 25,000 miles on it we just had to put it back together, that was back in early 80's now that car would be worth a few bucks. It did move along okay really picked up after 50mph, i believe mine was the 3.8 liter engine there was also a 4.2 made that year i think, they did corner great and had those stock wire wheels loved them.
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xke roadster was the best looking car of all time imho. fun to drive when they ran ok (lucas sux). rust issues on these can drive restoration costs through the roof even if they look good from the outside. found a xke coupe 2+2 in AR that is complete and might run, but i think the coupe ruins the car and it would cost a fortune to restore even if you did most of the work yourself.
great looking engine for that truck pg. chasing down the odd parts is a lot of fun, especially when no one else has them on their car !

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Lots of fun, 66inxs! Restoring cars makes for
good retirement projects, when not taking care
of rental homes. * snarls *

The Camaro we helped build for my sister-in-law
made it into the ten finalists at the national
Reno Hot August nights contest show, last week.

About four-thousand entries, ended up in the
top ten but did not win. We believe this is
because we did not powder coat the frame and
did not powder coat the suspension and axles.

Nonetheless, a source of pride and family fun.

More important, though, projects like this keep
good family unity. We all participate in these
projects, adding our own unique skills. We have
family up in Reno. One of the young boys up
there is so very excited. He is about eight
or nine now and loves hotrods!

His parents even bought him an old Plymouth
"Woodie" to work on. Cannot remember the
year model, somewhere in the late forties,
I think maybe a 1946 to 1948 year.

Last year our family arranged for him to ride
in a full blown funny car in the Reno parade
at night. This car is truly a dragster with
a fiberglass body. Not for racing, strictly
for show. The car has headers straight off
the engine pointing up into the air. Fuel
injected flame throwers shoot huge orange
flames, a good twenty or thirty feet into
air. Very spectacular at night, a show stopper.

So our young boy gets to ride, up front, in
this car during the parade. A hundred degrees
at night up there, probably a hundred-fifty
degrees in that funny car. He did not complain
at all; nothing but grins and excitement.

Our friend, Kenny, brings his funny car down
here for our local Riverside "Old Farts" show.
Some of the special kids around here are arranged
to ride in the car, you know, kids with medical
issues and such.

Ours is not really about cars but rather about
maintaining good family unity and family happiness,
right on out to our extended family. Projects
like this create a common activity which all can
enjoy and participate.

Seeing those grins on the faces of the kids,
watching them have so much fun, makes all this
money we "waste" on show cars, a very valuable
investment of money.

In our family, we are all about children.

Taha

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A picture worth a thousand smiles.

Taha

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i have to agree that the fun you have in cars is sharing them with others - especially kids. a lot of sweat and work though. 66inxs - the 66 is for the 66 gto i am restoring and inxs - the amount of time, labor, and money sunk into it! inxs is also a good music group. i also chase rare parts so i know how much effort it took to get those parts.
i bring mine up to good driver quality cuz i enjoy driving them and don't want to keep them locked in a trailer. car people are usually good family people with good values.
now that it has cooled off and rained, i will et the rest of the factory air reinstalled in the gto. those girls look like they are having a blast !

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"Night Moves"....
In the summertime.....
I awoke last night to sound of thunder'

Started humming a song from 1962'
ain't it funny how the night moves
When you just don't seem to have much to lose
strange how the night moves
with autumn closing in...

"here I am on the road again"
down periscope---------

somehow hear that sound again...
could it be the finely tuned power of a waiting
High performance M/C

priorities say yes....

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Well, well, look what a coyote scared up.

'Bout time.

Taha

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Helloooooo' Taha..

Hey, Bob Seger kinda day...
The fire inside
against the wind
like a rock

thinking here 'bout another M/C not a Harly, sumpin in the go fast hard cornering power class...Might go with a rice burner..

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And the years rolled slowly past, I found myself alone
Surrounded by strangers I thought were my friends
I found myself further and further from my home
I guess I lost my way, there were oh, so many roads
I was livin' to run and runnin' to live
Never worrying about paying or how much I owed
Movin' eight miles a minute for months at a time
Breakin' all of the rules I could bend
I began to find myself searchin'
Searchin' for shelter again and again

CHORUS (ALL):

Against the wind
We were running against the wind
I found myself seekin'
Shelter against the wind

- Bob Seger

Taha

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My Corvette snacks on rice rockets.

Ok, boys, what work have you accomplished today?

Just returned from a rental. Home Depot delivered
a bunch of lumber. Just finished helping to hand
carry several dozen sheets of plywood and lumber
from the street to a back garage. Fork lift would
not fit down the driveway and through the gates.

Waiting now for an afternoon delivery from Home
Depot to our home. Concrete and fencing lumber.
We have to carry all this by hand up our hill,
a very steep and rugged terrain, littered with
boulders and accented with sheer cliffs.

Hmm.. 112 bags of pre-mix at 60 pounds each..

6,720 pounds of concrete to lug up a hillside.

Probably another ton in lumber.

We work out butts off. My husband has a slender
tight butt like a teenager. My butt keeps becoming
bigger and bigger and bigger, no matter how hard
I work. Something ain't right.

Taha

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By Bob Seger,

In your time
the innocence will fall away
in your time
the mission bells will toll
all along
the corridors and river beds
in your time

Towering waves
will crash accross your southern capes
massive storms
will reach your eastern shores
fields of green
will tumble thru your summer days
by design
in your time

Feel the wind
and set yourself the bolder course
keep your heart
as open as a shrine
you'll sail the perfect line

And after all
the dead ends and the lessons learned
after all
the stars have turned to stone
there'll be peace
across the great unbroken void
all benign
in your time
you'll be fine
in your time.......

Damn road sure is calling...

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quote:
Originally posted by Purl Gurl:
We make a great team. He takes "things" apart, I take
photographs, he explains what it is, how it works,
what he needs, then I find and secure the parts.

Warn hub for the front axles. He needs new gaskets
and new securing bolts.

Taha

My wife would say that too.... but then she would add that she has to read me the directions on how to put it back together again. She is my parts girl and price negotiator.

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bikes are nice but i don't trust the drivers of cars to be respectful of the bike. too many horror stories. there is nothing like a bike or a vert about 4 am this time of year on a back road with no traffic or police if you know what i mean.
went back to the gym today after a weeks absence and feel like i got kicked in the abs. this too shall pass. btw bob seger rocks for sure !

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Taha states: "My Corvette snacks on rice rockets.

Ok, boys, what work have you accomplished today?"

Hmmm, you have the shark body, hmmm, quess I better think more horsepower.......

Also!!! our fish tank is clean!! dern things were spitting rocks, thats always a good sign to clean the tank....

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"My wife would say that too.... but then she would
add that she has to read me the directions on how to
put it back together again. She is my parts girl and
price negotiator."

Boodog, what really helps us is taking photographs.

Workshop manuals, most often, instruct you how
to take something apart, but do not instruct you
how to put that thing back together! Workshop
manuals are invaluable and we have dozens. However,
sometimes, those manuals are not quite enough.

One of my jobs is to photograph everything and
constantly. My husband rebuilt a Dana transfer
case, and he has worked with those many times.
Nonetheless, when finished, we have well over
a hundred photographs of every step, start to
finish. If need comes about, I can print off
a photograph for reference. Nothing better than
pictures to guide you when you are not sure.

Eventually, I will load photographs to our
website, How To: rebuild a Chevy six, rebuild
a truck four speed, rebuild a Dana transfer
case, whatever else we do. This will help those
who are doing the same types of rebuilds.

Cheap digital camera, a computer, a printer,
all make a wonderful workshop manual.

Here is a sample of one of those thousands
of pictures, picked at random. I have notes
with these this picture, right in the photo
but I cropped them out to reduce size. This
is, "How to reinstall the main cluster in
a SM420 truck four speed."

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Another random example.

"How to build a tool to remove the case mounted
bearing retainer securing the input shaft assembly."

Most people "chisel" those off causing damage.

Taha

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go slow, document everything. tear down and rebuild one thing at a time, red manuals and network with others doing the same thing, making your own tools - priceless !

i got it one piece at a time
and it didn't cost me a dime
the people will know me
when i come throught their town

- johnny cash

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This is Kenny's flame throwing funny car!

He has a fuel injector and a spark plug installed
in each header pipe to create flames.

Imagine yourself an eight or ten year old child
riding shotgun, car shaking all over the road,
rumbling, crackling of the exhaust, spectators
wildly screaming and cheering when ten, twenty,
thirty feet high flames leap up into the air,
imagine the grin on your face as a child going
along for a ride down Main Street, USA.

Funny story, a few years back we are all up in
Reno for Hot August Nights. We had been drinking,
yes, bad, bad. However, traffic only moves along
about one mile per hour, honestly. To travel
about eight blocks takes an hour.

We are following Kenny in a hot rod T-bucket.

Kenny and kids become hot, sweaty, we all do.
He decides to pull over into a casino / hotel
so we could cool off, have some more drinks.
Big crowd in front of the casino. Kenny pulls
up in the valet parking area, which is funny
in itself. He shows off, shoots big flames.
Not paying attention, his car is sitting right
beneath a cloth canopy for the valet parking.

Very soon, here comes the fire trucks, paramedics,
police, the whole gang. Kenny set that canopy on
fire and the whole thing burned up! He did have
enough sense to pull his car out of the way.

Police threaten to arrest the whole lot of us,
take names and all that.

Most embarrassing, one of the kids in his car
is the son of a well known doctor in Reno. She
is with us in the T-bucket. Boy Howdy, does she
wig out,

"I cannot have my name in the newspaper! I
will lose all my patients!" This is about
the time people are taking pictures like crazy.

Of course, being the reserved woman I am, I jumped
right out, grinned, flashed my breasts, make sure
to get in front of as many cameras as possible.
Sophisticated ladies do things like that.

All-in-all, one of the most fun nights we enjoyed
in years; just like being no good teenagers again!

Taha

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geez i'm a lot older than eight or ten, but i could imagine doing that right now. or maybe a burnout on the hotel ramp.......

great fun !

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Greetings To All:

The Munchkin Man is beginning to feel like a real oddball here.

For example:

The Munchkin Man does not like to work outside.

The Munchkin Man hates yard work.

The Munchkin Man hates manual labor of any kind.

The Munchkin Man does not like to get his hands dirty.

The Munchkin Man does not like to sweat.

The Munchkin Man has never had an interest in working on cars.

The Munchkin Man has no interest or aptitude in anything mechanical.

The Munchkin Man has never liked outdoor recreational activities such as hunting, camping, fishing, and boating.

The Munchkin Man has never shot a gun in his life, nor does he ever want to.

In contrast, a lot of you seen to enjoy some or most or maybe all of these things.

Instead, the Munchkin Man loves the great indoors, where he can enjoy his air-conditioning, his computer, and his television set.

The Munchkin Man also likes to stay indoors so he can practice his magic tricks and read books about checkers.

The Munchkin Man rents an apartment so he won't have to do yard work or house repairs.

The Munchkin Man prefers an indoor job, preferably one where nobody will yetll at him and hurt his feelings.

The Munchkin Man's ideal vacation is to go stay in a nice hotel in a big city -- such as New York or Las Vegas. You couldn't pay the Munchkin Man to go camping up in the mountains or in the woods.

The Munchkin Man has been this way all his life.

To each their own.

Best Wishes,

Munchkin Man

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Dusty quips,

"dern things were spitting rocks, thats always a
good sign to clean the tank...."

Ah, now we know the source of your sea adventures.

Taha

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xke roadster was the best looking car of all time imho. fun to drive when they ran ok (lucas sux). rust issues on these can drive restoration costs through the roof even if they look good from the outside. found a xke coupe 2+2 in AR that is complete and might run, but i think the coupe ruins the car and it would cost a fortune to restore even if you did most of the work yourself.
great looking engine for that truck pg. chasing down the odd parts is a lot of fun, especially when no one else has them on their car !


66inxs,
Lucas was bad i was lucky with this jag no electrical problems and no rust. I have found over the years that with the old cars if i have a problem with the electrical it is sometimes easier to get a schematic diagram and rewire it because so many times people have added so many wires to the system. You people sound like you work on cars differently than me my family would clear out when i worked on cars especially when the hammer and torch come out, have you ever noticed that the manufacturer always puts the bolts that have the most torque and tend to rust the most in the hardest to reach areas.

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re: "all dem gears"

wiley, is a "brownie" installed in the drivetrain? I remember reading about Brownies in Ken and Barbara Kern's homesteading books...ever run across them?

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quote:
Originally posted by Purl Gurl:
Dusty quips,

"dern things were spitting rocks, thats always a
good sign to clean the tank...."

Ah, now we know the source of your sea adventures.

Taha

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ha ha, an opening! Yes I am an opertunist and defense oriented, then take the advantage into offense..

As most of you know this old Sea Dog is also not Albert Enstien...

Sooo, I have a question for the English Teacher, who has a PHD....I am not sure if I even know what a PHD is..But me thinks ya gotta be smart and work hard to git one..

Taha, in creative writing I bounce all over the map when I get going..I am talking about a book I am writing...I have spoken into my tape recorder, use it like taking notes..

Whoops, I just launched the post, editing now..

Is it grandiose to flip mid sentance to viewing the story line and scene I'm writing to a Movie format..How does one stop that, and concentrate on just the writing...The Book would make one Hell of a Movie, imo.

Staying on course is difficult cause one thought leads to many other roads, then I get overwhelmed and stop writing..

The story is along the lines of an epic, I think..

My greatest fear is that what I think is a great start might not be all that great..

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hullo, Dusty....

glad to s

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iwishihad xkes main problems are usually hidden structural rust that is not visable unless you are really knowledgeable about them, electrical problems run rampant in most jags and the 3 webers are hard to keep syncronized. xke roadster is the ultimate toy but finding the right one that is still affordable is hard. i get all the manuals and the sxhematics first, post on websites dedicated to that brand and do some heavy networking with other restorers. general motors does NOT make it easy to take their cars apart. sometimes all you can cut the bolt head off and drill it out after it is apart. u always network before i cut !

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Damn Purl, can you teach my next g/f that documenting with pictures everything I take apart is something a good woman enjoys doing with her man?
That's an invaluable system, not only for reference but for memories sake too.

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Hey Dusty, good to see ya back.

Dust, what kind of fish you keep?
Saltwater? Fresh?

Used to have a flawless Jack Dempsey I raised from a fry, got so big because anything I tried to introduce into "his" 55 gal. tank, he would destroy. Finally had to sell him to a pet store. (I wanted to be able to keep more than one fish...lol) The owner immediately went out and got him a mate and gave them this huge tank. Put a sign on the tank that read "NOT FOR SALE-BREEDING PAIR!"

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"wiley, is a "brownie" installed in the drivetrain?"

I asked about this. A "Brownie" dates back many
decades, very popular forties through sixties.
A Brownie is a two speed transmission, most often
an underdrive and overdrive gear arrangement.
These are fitted to two ton and up trucks, very
common in eighteen wheeler trucks, long ago.

Underdrive and Overdrive, like a transmission
with only first gear and overdrive (like fifth)

Those are coupled, usually, with an eight speed
transmission, making for sixteen gears.

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This is the arrangement for our old '56 4X4 Chevy.

Eventually, when we drop the engine and driveline
into its open frame, I will photograph this for
you to see. Open frame means just a rolling frame
without the body, bed, fenders, all that.

There are three transmissions. Factory, there
are only two transmissions. We had a "Ranger"
two speed tranmission custom made. We will use
the original General Motors SM420 transmission
which is the 175 pound 4 speed with first gear
being a "Granny Gear." Following this, a custom
adapted Dana 20 tranmission / tranfer case from
a Jeep truck, circa 1967 - 1977 years.

The Ranger has two gears. Overdrive is just like
overdrive in a car or truck; a very high gear.
This one is 33% overdrive, a 1:1.33 ratio. It
also has a direct drive which is simply 1:1
ratio, no change.

The SM420 has four gears, with the first gear
a Granny Gear, 8 to 1 underdrive; extremely low.
Other three gears are just like an ordinary
three speed transmission in old pickup trucks.

The Dana 20 is a combination transmission and
a transfer case. Two gears, a 2:1 underdrive,
fairly low, and direct drive, no change. The
transfer part simply means the power can be
split to the front axle and to the rear axle
or to both axles.

Here is an example. Ranger is in direct. SM420
is in first. Dana is in underdrive.

SM420 is 8:1 reduction, Dana is 2:1 reduction.
Net result is a 16:1 reduction. Another way,
the engine spins 16 times for every spin of
the driveshaft. Add a 4:56 axle gear, you end
turning 3,000 rpm and moving 2 miles per hour.
Otherwords, floored, fastest you go is 5 mph.

Opposite end is Ranger in overdrive, SM420
in fourth (high gear) and Dana in direct.
For one spin of the engine, the driveshaft
spins 1.33 times. This is a very high gear,
a significant overdrive. At 2,500 rpm the
truck will doing about 60 mph.

Here are the possible gear combinations,

(Ranger SM420 Dana)

direct first under
direct first direct
over first under
over first direct

direct second under
direct second direct
over second under
over second direct

direct third under
direct third direct
over third under
over third direct

direct fourth under
direct fourth direct
over fourth under
over fourth direct

direct reverse under
direct reverse direct
over reverse under
over reverse direct

Twenty total gear combinations. Normally we
exclude reverse and label this sixteen gears.

The "twin shift" Dana allows for front wheel
drive only, rear wheel drive only or all four
wheel drive.

Installing twin old fashion parking brakes,
this is the old long squeeze handle levers
mounted like a floor shift, will allow us
to lock up the rear left, causing the truck
to "tractor" to the left, or the same for
right, resulting in "tractor steering" to
the right. This can only be done on slippery
stuff, like sand, mud, snow, whatever.

A Warn winch will be on front with an ability
to run the cable forward, or under the truck
to the rear; pulls in either direction.

Typical "slip box" trailer hitch will be on
both front and back bumpers. We can tow a
trailer, or turn around push a trailer. This
will allow us to hook a trailer to the front
bumper, then use the winch to pull heavy items
up and onto the trailer, like a car or stump.

Billyray is extending the frame and cab 18 inches.
We will have a "extra cab" truck when finished.
Gas tank is behind the seat. We picked up another
gas tank. The extra length will allow dual tanks
behind the seat, total 38 gallon capacity.

Air conditioned, bucket seats, powerful stereo,
we are good to go! All those gear shift levers,
though, I am not sure, at my age, I am still
agile enough to have sex in our truck. We will
manage, somehow.

We are designing a truck to use to trailer old
cars or show cars. Many old cars, rust buckets,
are often out in the boonies, sold as-is and
where-is. Those cars do not run, flat tires,
trees pushing up through the hood. With a truck
like we are building, we can access even the
most remote cars in very difficult situations.

The truck will get about 22 to 24 miles per gallon
without a trailer. Probably 16 to 18 pulling
a loaded trailer.

Slow truck with a six cylinder but will jerk
the bumper off your car with the engine simply
at idle speed.

We are painting the truck all white with a gray
and black interior. Finished oak bed.

Basically, this truck will be a mininature big rig
with four wheel drive.

Taha

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Tex, are not you glad you asked?

"bolt head off and drill it out after it is apart."

Flame wrench, use the flame wrench.

Taha

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quote:
Originally posted by Purl Gurl:
"wiley, is a "brownie" installed in the drivetrain?"

I asked about this. A "Brownie" dates back many
decades, very popular forties through sixties.
A Brownie is a two speed transmission, most often
an underdrive and overdrive gear arrangement.
These are fitted to two ton and up trucks, very
common in eighteen wheeler trucks, long ago.

Underdrive and Overdrive, like a transmission
with only first gear and overdrive (like fifth)

Those are coupled, usually, with an eight speed
transmission, making for sixteen gears.

 -

This is the arrangement for our old '56 4X4 Chevy.

Eventually, when we drop the engine and driveline
into its open frame, I will photograph this for
you to see. Open frame means just a rolling frame
without the body, bed, fenders, all that.

There are three transmissions. Factory, there
are only two transmissions. We had a "Ranger"
two speed tranmission custom made. We will use
the original General Motors SM420 transmission
which is the 175 pound 4 speed with first gear
being a "Granny Gear." Following this, a custom
adapted Dana 20 tranmission / tranfer case from
a Jeep truck, circa 1967 - 1977 years.

The Ranger has two gears. Overdrive is just like
overdrive in a car or truck; a very high gear.
This one is 33% overdrive, a 1:1.33 ratio. It
also has a direct drive which is simply 1:1
ratio, no change.

The SM420 has four gears, with the first gear
a Granny Gear, 8 to 1 underdrive; extremely low.
Other three gears are just like an ordinary
three speed transmission in old pickup trucks.

The Dana 20 is a combination transmission and
a transfer case. Two gears, a 2:1 underdrive,
fairly low, and direct drive, no change. The
transfer part simply means the power can be
split to the front axle and to the rear axle
or to both axles.

Here is an example. Ranger is in direct. SM420
is in first. Dana is in underdrive.

SM420 is 8:1 reduction, Dana is 2:1 reduction.
Net result is a 16:1 reduction. Another way,
the engine spins 16 times for every spin of
the driveshaft. Add a 4:56 axle gear, you end
turning 3,000 rpm and moving 2 miles per hour.
Otherwords, floored, fastest you go is 5 mph.

Opposite end is Ranger in overdrive, SM420
in fourth (high gear) and Dana in direct.
For one spin of the engine, the driveshaft
spins 1.33 times. This is a very high gear,
a significant overdrive. At 2,500 rpm the
truck will doing about 70 mph.

Here are the possible gear combinations,

(Ranger SM402 Dana)

direct first under
direct first direct
over first under
over first direct

direct second under
direct second direct
over second under
over second direct

direct third under
direct third direct
over third under
over third direct

direct fourth under
direct fourth direct
over fourth under
over fourth direct

direct reverse under
direct reverse direct
over reverse under
over reverse direct

Twenty total gear combinations. Normally we
exclude reverse and label this sixteen gears.

The "twin shift" Dana allows for front wheel
drive only, rear wheel drive only or all four
wheel drive.

Installing twin old fashion parking brakes,
this is the old long squeeze handle levers
mounted like a floor shift, will allow us
to lock up the rear left, causing the truck
to "tractor" to the left, or the same for
right, resulting in "tractor steering" to
the right. This can only be done on slippery
stuff, like sand, mud, snow, whatever.

A Warn winch will be on front with an ability
to run the cable forward, or under the truck
to the rear; pulls in either direction.

Typical "slip box" trailer hitch will be on
both front and back bumpers. We can tow a
trailer, or turn around push a trailer. This
will allow us to hook a trailer to the front
bumper, then use the winch to pull heavy items
up and onto the trailer, like a car or stump.

Billyray is extending the frame and cab 18 inches.
We will have a "extra cab" truck when finished.
Gas tank is behind the seat. We picked up another
gas tank. The extra length will allow dual tanks
behind the seat, total 38 gallon capacity.

Air conditioned, bucket seats, powerful stereo,
we are good to go! All those gear shift levers,
though, I am not sure, at my age, I am still
agile enough to have sex in our truck. We will
manage, somehow.

We are designing a truck to use to trailer old
cars or show cars. Many old cars, rust buckets,
are often out in the boonies, sold as-is and
where-is. Those cars do not run, flat tires,
trees pushing up through the hood. With a truck
like we are building, we can access even the
most remote cars in very difficult situations.

The truck will get about 22 to 24 miles per gallon
without a trailer. Probably 16 to 18 pulling
a loaded trailer.

Slow truck with a six cylinder but will jerk
the bumper off your car with the engine simply
at idle speed.

We are painting the truck all white with a gray
and black interior. Finished oak bed.

Basically, this truck will be a mininature big rig
with four wheel drive.

Taha

ya, same "principle," mulitplied...

we should collaborate...your pix, my "prose"; your pix & prose, my copyediting...whatever... great article for prolly 5-6 magazines.... by now you have seen some of my work on da web, yes?

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"by now you have seen some of my work on da web, yes?"

No, but I sure would like to see your work!

Post a link, if you would not mind. I really
would like to see what you are doing.

A magazine, yeah, but with me involved, this
would have to be a combination Mad Magazine
and Playboy (or Playgirl); crazy and kinky.

Taha

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ya, same "principle," mulitplied...

we should collaborate...your pix, my "prose"; your pix & prose, my copyediting...whatever... great article for prolly 5-6 magazines.... by now you have seen some of my work on da web, yes?
------------------------------------------------
Me book? hmmm, you two ever tried to write one?
It's alot more difficult than I thought..It's a creative fiction based on many factual events..Then I let my imagination soar...

Disipline is a problem, thus is the amateur, or is it..

Editing later is the way to go,right?
Do writers keep it all? then edit?

[ August 09, 2006, 21:07: Message edited by: Dustoff 1 ]

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quote:
Originally posted by Purl Gurl:
"by now you have seen some of my work on da web, yes?"

No, but I sure would like to see your work!

Post a link, if you would not mind. I really
would like to see what you are doing.

A magazine, yeah, but with me involved, this
would have to be a combination Mad Magazine
and Playboy (or Playgirl); crazy and kinky.

Taha

can't post...well, won't...got my real byline--if I cut n paste? reverse Google reveals byline...

open a channel...I can't get past Roberta

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Adventures in microcapitalism...

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