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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Scratch
I take it you want something like this: ...

I take it you want something like this:
https://www.oldworldanvils.com/fly-presses
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Scratch
Thanks all, I finally got a call back from a...

Thanks all, I finally got a call back from a mechanic friend that has done this many times before and he said yes, that is what I need to do. The crankshaft pulley is the only one that I have to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Scratch
Timing belt replacement, Honda 3.5L

I'm hoping there are some mechanics here that know their way around timing belts:

I have a 2009 Honda Pilot with a 3.5L engine. The timing belt had been replaced at 105K, but now we're at 230K.
...
Forum: Fabrication 06-28-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By Scratch
It's hard to tell what the original color was,...

It's hard to tell what the original color was, they were in pretty rough shape when I took them. I know he has a truck that he painted the engine "Ford Gray" so it is possible that was the original...
Forum: Fabrication 06-27-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By Scratch
Custom coat hook finished

I posted about welding intake and exhaust valves a few days ago and said it was for a coat hook. Well I got the coat hook finished and I thought some of you might like to see it.
I may need to...
Forum: Fabrication 06-26-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Scratch
I’ve already cut these and welded them. These are...

I’ve already cut these and welded them. These are solid. Good to know that some are sodium filled though…
Forum: Fabrication 06-24-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Scratch
I'll be cutting them down to about 2" long...

I'll be cutting them down to about 2" long including the head, so I'll be welding them right at about where the pen is.
Forum: Fabrication 06-24-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Scratch
Welding intake and exhaust valves

No, this is not a trail repair... I'm making a custom coat rack for my father in laws birthday and I want to use valves for the actual coat hook. I'll weld them to a metal base. I'd like to keep...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
Now I need to start replacing some sheetmetal......

Now I need to start replacing some sheetmetal... lots of it!
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I'll be moving it to my shop space soon, but in...

I'll be moving it to my shop space soon, but in the mean time it's on a dirt floor. Luckily, I was able to add the factory "off road kit" to it! Which is just a 5/8" solid bar slid in the frame,...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
Again, it was made for small (narrow) body tubs...

Again, it was made for small (narrow) body tubs like flatfender jeeps. With the spare tire carrier installed, I have a little over 2" of space from the end of the lug stud on it. I'm very happy with...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I used some 3" locking swivel casters I had...

I used some 3" locking swivel casters I had laying around and it works great. I had it built in an afternoon and it cost me a grand total of zero dollars and zero cents with zero trips for supplies....
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I used a simple 1/2" nut welded over a hole with...

I used a simple 1/2" nut welded over a hole with a bolt to secure the pivot from rotating, but I was lucky enough to get a perfect balance and the tub will spin with one hand and stop in any...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I had some 3-1/2" round tube that I used for the...

I had some 3-1/2" round tube that I used for the outer pivots, and found some trailer axle tubing that fit perfectly inside for the inner pivot parts. Then I drew up and cut out some 1/4" plates...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I have a stick of 2" receiver tube that I use for...

I have a stick of 2" receiver tube that I use for bumpers and stuff so I cut off 12" for each rotisserie end, and welded that on the bottom. The long 2" square tubing used for the center connecting...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
I made the majority of the parts on the ends like...

I made the majority of the parts on the ends like the uprights, the horizontal bar and the braces from 1/8" thick 1-1/2" by 2-1/2" rectangle tubing. For none other reason that I had a bunch of it. ...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Scratch
Rotisserie for Willys jeep restoration

I'm in the process of restoring a 36 Willys jeep and am at the body work stage. I have lots of floor sections to replace as well as the hat channels. I've used a car rotisserie before, but it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-22-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Scratch
Not really interested in a pneumatic.

Not really interested in a pneumatic.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-22-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Scratch
Grease gun suggestions

My grease gun is gone. It's not broken, it's gone. I know pretty much exactly where it is, but I aint getting it back. That's all I want to say about that.

So... I need to get a new one. The...
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By Scratch
I do a lot of indoor metal art work and use...

I do a lot of indoor metal art work and use Rustoleums 2x clear coat With great results. I like that they have it in matte and gloss. Seems to hold up indoors just fine for me. I have a picture...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By Scratch
Welcome back, let's hope this thread doesn't turn...

Welcome back, let's hope this thread doesn't turn into the CF that your last belt grinder thread turned into, when you were here signed up as Toglhot!
Forum: Fabrication 03-07-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Scratch
And here it is after all the distressing is done....

And here it is after all the distressing is done. I'm debating about putting a couple bullet holes in it, and possibly adding some rusted edges... not sure yet. When I decide where it's going, I'll...
Forum: Fabrication 03-07-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Scratch
Then did the same process that i did on the...

Then did the same process that i did on the smaller one. Here's a pic of it after all the painting is done and the vinyl peeled off. I guess waiting a little dry more time helped since the white...
Forum: Fabrication 03-07-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Scratch
I cleaned up both sides. It ended up being about...

I cleaned up both sides. It ended up being about 32" wide X 28" tall.
Forum: Fabrication 03-07-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,722
Posted By Scratch
Then I tossed the sheet on my plasma table and...

Then I tossed the sheet on my plasma table and cut out the shape
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