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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-20-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,334
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Devin, Great looking bead roller. The car...

Hi Devin,

Great looking bead roller. The car flooring looks real good too. I do have a question on the floor. I see the tack welding or what looks like skip welding of the edges. Are you done with...
Forum: Introductions 01-08-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Mr fixit
Welcome to the forum. There are a few Oregon...

Welcome to the forum. There are a few Oregon fellas on here some more active than others, still great talent close to home.

Be sure to let us know what your up to with this yoder, we need to see...
Forum: Introductions 01-06-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Mr fixit
It looks very much like a MGTD from the same era....

It looks very much like a MGTD from the same era.

TX
Mr fixit
Chris :)
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-04-2021, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Spencer, This is going to require a pipe...

Hi Spencer,

This is going to require a pipe bending machine in my opinion. there are two routes I would consider.
1. go to the local muffler shop and pay to have them bend it for you to a...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-05-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Jeff, I too am a beginner, I think what...

Hi Jeff,

I too am a beginner, I think what your describing is a wire bead edge if that helps in your search for ideas. There are different dies for the bead roller to do this operation, but that...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-09-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,334
Posted By Mr fixit
HI Devin, This is great ! I was only 1/2 way...

HI Devin,

This is great ! I was only 1/2 way poking fun at you about sharing what your working on. You have done well on this project and I do appreciate the 10' away picture of the car to get a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-31-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,334
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Devin, Great work and right along the...

Hi Devin,

Great work and right along the line of what I've been working on in terms of small patches in a few different areas.

I do have to ask though, what about a overall picture of where...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-21-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,338
Posted By Mr fixit
That looks like a winner in my book !! What a...

That looks like a winner in my book !! What a fantastic restoration. If you did the rest of the truck do we have a story to post so that we ALL can live vicariously through your hard work and enjoy...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-31-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 223,991
Posted By Mr fixit
Nice work Mike. Not to be a downer but those...

Nice work Mike.
Not to be a downer but those cinderblock supports under the car are really unsafe. I'm sure you know this but seeing it in a picture makes me have to say something. I lost a friend...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-08-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 618,981
Posted By Mr fixit
Ok , I have to agree with Rick Mullin, ...

Ok , I have to agree with Rick Mullin,

Quoting Rick, "Just my opinion, but I like the cranberry. I think a black top is too much black. The gloss black on the body will accentuate the lines...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-03-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 43,363
Posted By Mr fixit
Congratulations on MSOTM Antoine !! Your work is...

Congratulations on MSOTM Antoine !! Your work is very inspiring, I have, and will continue to follow your project.

TX
Mr fixit
Chris :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-30-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 618,981
Posted By Mr fixit
HI Jack, I appreciate the personal response....

HI Jack,

I appreciate the personal response. Your shop did look too clean to have the painting done in place without protection, that's why I had to ask. ;)

It makes sense about finish painting...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-29-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 618,981
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Jack, I've read all the posts and...

Hi Jack,

I've read all the posts and followed since then. It is a thing of Beauty for sure !!

I do have a question, it looks like from the pictures posted that you paint right there in the shop...
Forum: Introductions 07-27-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mr fixit
Welcome Gregor, There are a few folks that...

Welcome Gregor,

There are a few folks that are our neighbors here on this forum, I'm in SW Portland and a beginner home hobbyist just trying to get the hang of metal work for car restoration work...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,239
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Crystallographic, Thanks for the quick...

Hi Crystallographic,

Thanks for the quick response.

So if I get it right the Terne SS is harder to work or form, but does SS being Terne coated make any difference for the finished product?...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-22-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,239
Posted By Mr fixit
DIY Home shop question about the terne metal and...

DIY Home shop question about the terne metal and SS sheet metal.
Do you need to have the SS tinned if you Tig weld vs solder with 304 SS sheet? Does the tinning protect the SS from gasoline? Does...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi crystallographic, Thanks for the...

Hi crystallographic,

Thanks for the response. It is a Morris Minor British car from the 50's. The trim available now is replaced with a plastic strip if you buy it new, but I have the correct...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mr fixit
Stainless steel auto trim material

Hi Group,

I have a windshield surround trim that uses a 1/2" wide SS trim on the outside that mounts in the center of the windshield gasket. The joints are at the top and the bottom at the center,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-17-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,816
Posted By Mr fixit
I have a similar question, and some of the...

I have a similar question, and some of the answer, maybe. The question is do they cut it before it is tempered or do they order them without tempering, the reason safety glass brakes into small...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-05-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 618,981
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Jack, Thank you for the quick and...

Hi Jack,

Thank you for the quick and personal response.

Your project car is looking absolutely terrific. It's one of the first that I check on daily.

TX
Mr fixit
Chris :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-05-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 618,981
Posted By Mr fixit
HI Jack, I'm going through a similar issue...

HI Jack,

I'm going through a similar issue of gasket fit to a rear window that is not available. I've been to NAPA with no success. Who are you using for your supplier of the product that you have...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 109,207
Posted By Mr fixit
Not experienced at car building, but you might...

Not experienced at car building, but you might look at the linear screw shaft motors like for 3D printers and other projects. Here is a link to what I'm suggesting. The setup you have seems kind of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-13-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 229,962
Posted By Mr fixit
Hi Ray, I'll be on the lookout as soon as...

Hi Ray,

I'll be on the lookout as soon as the paint drys and the sun comes out.
It looks absolutely fantastic !! something to be very proud of. :D

TX
Mr fixit
Chris :)
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-31-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 43,363
Posted By Mr fixit
All I can say is WOW Antoine, You have done...

All I can say is WOW Antoine,

You have done a great job because that is a real project and it seems the front has all the metal rust damage.

The media blasting sure will give you the details...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-25-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,951
Posted By Mr fixit
Fantastic visual description of some very nice...

Fantastic visual description of some very nice work. A couple of questions.

he orange magnets seem like a really nice tool to have, can you share the source of those and give any details about...
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