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BigDaddyO last won the day on September 3 2017

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About BigDaddyO

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  • My Project Cars
    1947 Plymouth Club Coupe Special DeLux
    1948 Plymouth 4Door Special DeLux

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  • Location
    N.Y.
  • Interests
    Cole Palen's Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Catskill Mountain Railroad

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  1. BigDaddyO

    Fuel lines

    Smokey Yunick, owner of Daytona's Best Damn Garage in Town, was a perpetual thorn in the side of NASCAR in general, and Bill France in particular. Yunick was perhaps best known for interpreting what the rule book said—or, perhaps, didn't say. In 1968, he said NASCAR specified how big a fuel tank could be, but he noticed no one said how big the fuel line could be. Instead of a half-inch fuel line, Yunick created a two-inch fuel line that was 11 feet long, and held five gallons of gas. Another Smokey Yunick story: NASCAR mandated how much a gas tank could hold, which Yunick once circumvented by placing a basketball in the tank and inflating it with air. NASCAR checked the tank's capacity and cleared it. Then, when no one was looking, Yunick deflated the basketball.
  2. BigDaddyO

    Oil Leak Help

    Rig it up so you can crank it over (or even better, start 'er up) on the floor and watch to see where it comes from.
  3. BigDaddyO

    Put My Dog Down Today...Been A Rough Day

    So sorry to heat that. Elvis, my black Shepard (pictured). Had him for 12 1/2 years.
  4. BigDaddyO

    little Hit and Miss going on here

    http://www.maytagclub.com/page-37.htm
  5. Mavis Tires has a note printed in red ink that you need to return to their shop after you put 25 miles on your car after they install new tires so they can retorque the lugs. Their policy is that you cannot just torque them once and expect it it remain torqued, it must be retorqued after 25 miles. Needless to say, the mechanics just slam the wheels on and smash the lugs with the impact wrench in no particular order and lay on it for several seconds after full torque.
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    What paint to use on wheel rims?

    Red. Everybody knows you use red paint.
  7. BigDaddyO

    RTS 5215

    I think it's B. But that's just a guess.
  8. BigDaddyO

    Vacuum gauge question

    Or 'Jimmy Rigged'? https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Jimmy Rig
  9. BigDaddyO

    Vacuum gauge question

    So is it 'Jerry Rig' or 'Jury Rig'? http://grammarist.com/usage/jury-rig-jerry-rig-jerry-built/
  10. BigDaddyO

    Left over part

    Makes me wonder what, if anything, the machine shop put in that hole.
  11. BigDaddyO

    49 or 50

    Well, don't let that happen again....
  12. BigDaddyO

    vin number help

    ...
  13. BigDaddyO

    Interesting photos I have run across.

    Put wheels on it....
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