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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-08-2021, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
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This one?

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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-08-2021, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Nothing has changed with the latches or locks....

Nothing has changed with the latches or locks. Lock from inside the vehicle with the buttons on the power window switch. Lock or unlock from outside with the fob.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-07-2021, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I need to replace the original exterior door...

I need to replace the original exterior door switches. The CTS had electronic touch pads rather than mechanical door handles. The originals (Pictured split open on the right) were too big to use so I...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-04-2021, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
While working on the right side window regulator,...

While working on the right side window regulator, I somehow lost power to the window regulators. Both of them. I started working on some other stuff that needed finishing while trying to sort out the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-03-2021, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Congrats on MSOM. Well deserved.

Congrats on MSOM. Well deserved.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-31-2021, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Go out and wait by your mailbox. :D

Go out and wait by your mailbox. :D
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-23-2021, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Hmm, it appears that this picture was taken down...

Hmm, it appears that this picture was taken down under. :D
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-21-2021, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I decided after all not to use the modified CTS...

I decided after all not to use the modified CTS air cleaner box but I did use the CTS air inlet tube. It has a boss for the PCV hose and the MAF sensor. If you're going to use these two devices on...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-15-2021, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Marcus, I think the proportions look fine. We're...

Marcus, I think the proportions look fine. We're used to seeing rear fenders that are a lot bulkier than the Willys fenders. We see less bedside and more fender with the typical stepside truck. The...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-15-2021, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Mike, I talked to Ray a few days ago. I gave him...

Mike, I talked to Ray a few days ago. I gave him your email address.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-12-2021, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Structural first. Start inside and work your way...

Structural first. Start inside and work your way out.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-02-2021, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Ray can do all views; front, rear, side,...

Ray can do all views; front, rear, side, 3/4front, 3/4rear, etc. Sometimes he'll add his own touches for your approval. For me, less is more but I didn't stop him. Actually, I think the wrap around...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2021, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I got the bumper assembled and installed....

I got the bumper assembled and installed. Splitter is next.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 02-28-2021, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
They think you're building a dog house.:D

They think you're building a dog house.:D
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-27-2021, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
The grill assembly went in fairly easily. I...

The grill assembly went in fairly easily. I managed to get everything in without scratching the paint. The center grill bar lined up with the right and left extensions and it looks good. Tomorrow...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-26-2021, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I use We R Chrome Plating mainly because they're...

I use We R Chrome Plating mainly because they're local (Cleveland) and they've been around for a loooong time. I've been going there for years. Mostly when I was building choppers. Not so much need...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-26-2021, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I picked up my bumper and grill surround from...

I picked up my bumper and grill surround from chrome plating this morning. They did a great job. These bumper parts are 65 years old and the grill surround is 72 years old. Worn, damaged, rusted,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-26-2021, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I'm trying.

I'm trying.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-24-2021, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
The two cowl panels are finished, fit up, and...

The two cowl panels are finished, fit up, and wipers installed and tested. Everything clears the wiper linkage and seals up on the cabin air filter box. I put a weather seal along the front edge of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-23-2021, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I saw theirs. I started mine before they did, but...

I saw theirs. I started mine before they did, but they finished before me. They also used a CTS as a donor car but they used the whole CTS unibody. That's why they had to keep the sedan posts. They...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-23-2021, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Risk and uncertainty are always present. Risk can...

Risk and uncertainty are always present. Risk can be managed, reduced, or eliminated. Uncertainty doesn't worry me.. Most likely everything I try has been done before by someone. Just find out if...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-22-2021, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
You can also just blow on it but with a larger...

You can also just blow on it but with a larger part like this you risk hyperventilating, passing out, and waking up with the part bonded to your face.:D
Everything in me screams "Chemicals and open...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-20-2021, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I put a second coat of resin one both halves of...

I put a second coat of resin one both halves of the cowl and they look pretty good as is. This stuff lays up pretty thick so I really don't need anymore.
Once the resin is spread out, I use a torch...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-18-2021, 12:54 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
When I was making the carbon fiber engine side...

When I was making the carbon fiber engine side closure panels, I didn't have much time to get detailed pictures so I'll go into detail here. When I made those, I was using a mold that was removed...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-15-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 617,836
Posted By Jack 1957
Not paying back. Paying forward.

Not paying back. Paying forward.
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