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About Veemoney

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    Waukegan IL
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    34 Plymouth Coupe, 41 Plymouth Coupe, 47 Dodge Truck, 67 chargers


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  1. Veemoney

    How old?

    The "Machinist & Aerospace Workers Union" would give you one of those after you finished the first 6 months of your apprenticeship. That was the probationary period where they could decide if you had the makings to learn the trade or if they were going to cut you free. Nice box and looks in great shape. I have one as well and will see if it has any of the old paperwork that came with it. I thought way back in the day outfits like Sears and Montgomery Wards had a catalogue that you could order a wood machinist box but it could have been another brand. My mother used to grind carbide tooling for Fansteel/VR Wesson and she had the metal "Kennedy" machinist box.
  2. This last group of pictures has me thinking power plants.
  3. He had some high dollar shop do the fab work would be my guess.
  4. He really did a nice job. Just from the picture no signs of dings just smooth and shiny. With body work and paint you can use some primer and blocking to get a straight panel. Just naked steel would require a lot of hand dolly work before you ever started polishing. Be nice to see the sides of the doors but I would expect the owner is a craftsman and they look just as nice and was no easy accomplishment . Big D thanks for posting it
  5. I believe it should be fine running the 47 pump since the wear area should make full contact on the 47 pump. You could use some Dykem blue or just paint on the 47 pump lever and then install it. Turn the engine over a couple times then remove the pump and check where the wear marks are on the 47 pump to confirm it will be good. Also you'll want to make sure as you rotate the engine the pump lever has good travel so I would turn it slowly by hand.
  6. Joecoozie has the right idea, If you have a putty knife it will slip in easily then apply some pressure while turning the nut. you can twist the putty knife with a crescent wrench right next to the stud.
  7. Now that is some cool engine bling. Is it really going on your truck or the VW maybe?
  8. I been in some assembly shops that look like labs where cleanliness is a top priority. A polished vise like that is easy to keep clean. I could see it with some brass jaws and a hammering plate over the top of those areas. Add a lug where it bolts down to a table to attach welding lead and use some fire blanket when welding. Good steel so the polished finish should hold up well though maybe not as good as the finish on a Snap-on wrench it would be overkill for my place.
  9. Looks amazing and still functional for most.
  10. Los, You have a good plan and are making good progress. There is always new discovery when pulling an old car apart that can lead to some unplanned worked but you seem to be keeping it in check. I have multiple projects that I pulled apart or purchased that are still stored in boxes to come back to at a later date. I find each to be learning experience as well as akin to a jigsaw puzzle where you carefully review each piece as you assemble and take some satisfaction throughout assembly and when it is complete.
  11. Not sure if you checked for 5/16 transmission line but that will work and if you have a flare tool you can use your old fittings if they are different. I found Autozone carries this in coils or different lengths and ships as well. https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/poly-armour-pvf-steel-brake-fuel-transmission-line-tubing-coil-5-16-x-25-pac-525/16190009-p https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/poly-armour-domestic-pvf-steel-brake-fuel-transmission-line-5-16-x-72-pa-572/22190069-p?c3ch=PLA&c3nid=22190069-P&adtype=pla_with_promotion&product_channel=online&store_code=&ds_rl=1269695&ds_rl=1269728&ds_rl=1274535&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqumV0JuP5AIVkvhkCh1uMQi0EAQYAyABEgLwBfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds Jeg's also carries coils in 5/16 https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS+Performance+Products/555/63035/10002/-1?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIqumV0JuP5AIVkvhkCh1uMQi0EAQYBSABEgKihPD_BwE Hope this helps
  12. Even if you get it started you have to be able to drive it safely on the road the 20 miles to get it home. Unless you have the means and sufficient time to check out/rebuild the brakes I would be towing it home
  13. Some equipment like lasers and CNC can act up at temps over 100 and shut down when they reach their threshold, then your done for the day with that equipment. I worked all over and here are some of our lessons learned that we would apply when feasible: Shade and insulate to the extent possible especially on partly cloudy days when temps swings can change quickly. Create small climate controlled areas to work in, you would be amazed at what putting up a circular wall of plastic and a portable air conditioner will do in an opened area. If possible have cool rooms for workers to cool down in after working in high stress heat. 2-3 hrs work to 1-2 hrs cool down depending on temps and work required Cold air displaces hot air as most know that have multi-level homes and can be used to your advantage. And if you can't cool the area then barring ice vest or supplied are suit devices those gel-filed bandanas that you wet down and wear around the neck work like a radiator to cool your blood as it moves past them and are pretty cheap and reusable. As others mentioned adjusting the work schedule to take advantage of cooler night time temps when possible. Have plenty of fluids available with electrolytes to replenish the body at the work area or close by.
  14. My shop stays pretty cool and most think it is air conditioned when they come in. I only run a dehumidifier at times when the humidity gets around 80%. I put in a ceiling at 10ft with 6 inch insulation and have 4x8ft doors in the ceiling I open if I want to vent or move things into the attic to store them.
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