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    01-15-2018, 11:15 AM
    Wow. That's pretty detailed. Just for grins, you don't happen to have figures for 304 and/or 316 stainless bolts that you could add to your graph...
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    01-14-2018, 02:29 PM
    Hi Carl. For the lower tubes into the frame studs, 7/16 may be overkill. If they are like mine, the tubes are bottomed out to the mounting stub...
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    01-12-2018, 02:15 PM
    Interesting point. I will swap out my two bolts for one's with a small shoulder, i.e., a partially threaded shank. More food for thought: With...
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    01-10-2018, 09:28 AM
    I did use SS hardware. The funny thing is though, those mid legs on the Breeze roll bar may not be SS. A magnet sticks to them. Doesn't mean that...
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    01-09-2018, 02:06 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Headlight issues in Roadster
    For you that have fab'ed up different clips, and have posted your links here, any chance of re posting, or revising, your threads with new or...
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    01-09-2018, 01:56 PM
    Probably overkill (OCD), but for the third leg near where the body hole is, it is a bit tight for a through bolt. So I took two coupling nuts (3/8 -...
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    01-03-2018, 07:03 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Did 16 years on the Triple myself. Probably best bird Boeing ever built. On Sparky now (the firebird, old lightning, nightmareliner) and it's doing...
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    01-03-2018, 02:00 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    NDB I can handle... It's the GLS and Microwave apps that give me the helmet fire. (I'm old school, and old...) BB, we all feel your frustration....
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    01-03-2018, 12:39 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Clutch fork position? in Roadster
    That does look too tight. As the clutch wears, it will push the fork back even more. I had the opposite problem, my pivot was too short and my fork...
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    01-02-2018, 09:38 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Small oil leak in Roadster
    Sounds like a plan. I'm on it. Progress report to follow.
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    01-02-2018, 10:48 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Small oil leak in Roadster
    Hi Paul. Don't know what the gasket is, it's what the builder put in. It looks to be a rubber or silicone type, it's a teal blue color from what I...
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    01-02-2018, 10:20 AM
    boat737 started a thread Small oil leak in Roadster
    I have a small oil leak at the lower forward edge of the left valve cover. I had noticed a couple drops of oil on the garage floor, and it took me...
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    12-29-2017, 01:59 PM
    The holes were already cut by FFR. They needed to be opened up some to accommodate the bigger tube, and because of the rake rearward, the two...
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    12-29-2017, 11:59 AM
    As for looks and aesthetics, probably the best thing I've done for the build is add the Breeze stainless roll bar (polished). I tried to figure out...
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    12-20-2017, 07:43 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Hey Go-Dad in Roadster
    I'm not sure, I don't kneaux. Probably thoeaux.
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    12-20-2017, 03:04 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Hey Go-Dad in Roadster
    Here ya go....
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    12-19-2017, 08:50 PM
    On the return line?
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    12-19-2017, 07:46 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Dmv problems in Roadster
    I just checked my DMV Form REG 124, and the CHP inspector did check YES in the replica box. So... Not sure if it's a problem or not. When you go...
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    12-19-2017, 05:52 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Dmv problems in Roadster
    Check the paperwork (probably the DMV form REG 124). He should have written the new VIN in a box provided for that. If it is the same (exactly) as...
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Bought a partially completed MK4 project
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If Brute Force doesn't work, you're not using enough of it.
Bought a partially completed MK4. The Basic Stuff: MK4 Complete Kit #8439. The Extra Stuff: Wilwood's, 17" Halibrands, Stainless brake and fuel lines, Breeze cooling and Battery mount.
The Old Fart Stuff: Heater, Seat Heaters, Footbox Fresh Air, Stereo, Keyless ignition, Power Steering, Hyd Clutch.
The Young and Dumb Stuff: 427w Dart, TKO600, 3 link Moser M9/Ford 9", 3.5:1, Eaton TruTrac Posi

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