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Old 07-08-2006, 10:00 AM   #201  
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If I start watching this, I will end up motaging my freakin' house for more mods!!. I will just have to read the closing chapter when it's DONE. Somehow I don't think it will be, the creative juices just keep flowing. Good Luck!!
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Wait and see, OK, I'm game.
I love watching all this but I know enough not to try it myself. In the words of the noted philosopher Clint Eastwood, "a man's got to know his limitations".
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Wait and see, OK, I'm game.
I love watching all this but I know enough not to try it myself. In the words of the noted philosopher Clint Eastwood, "a man's got to know his limitations".



but you can never expand your limitations if you aren't willing to learn.

Remember failure is learning process -- don't be afraid of failure and you will find that you CAN expand your limitations.

Or in the words of that famous philospher, whoever he is, "life is not a dress rehearsal."

EG is definitely expanding my universe with his chronicles.

Thanx EG!!
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Old 07-08-2006, 04:58 PM   #204  
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EG is definitely expanding my universe with his chronicles.
i think he's expanding everyones figurative universe .. these are definitely some good threads


.. now lets see more carnage!
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UPDATE

EG Goes Shopping Part 2

Hurm... I wonder what this is for???? Did someone say "carnage"???


Mystery tool....
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oooh i know i know... youre going to turn it into the station wagon c5... just like those old sharks right...
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Watch out now. Anything is possible.
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Old 07-09-2006, 12:35 PM   #208  
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Mystery tool....
Drill press?
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Drill press?
That was my first guess as well.
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Old 07-09-2006, 01:25 PM   #210  
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Well since it says "tool" I guess it's not the flux capacitor.
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mystery tool is a drill press - also in the picture is an oxy-acetylene or propane - oxygen cutting torch, a right angle clamp for holding materials at a true right angle when welding, and what appear to be 2 welding magnets which hold metal in place (in various positions) when welding

Bigger question now is - what the hell are you doing??? I thought the dremel tool on the inside of the fender wells was bad enough -
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Can I guess?
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Mystery tool is indeed a drill press!! That was too easy

As to what I am up to - wait and see..... but expect much more "carnage"...

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I think the welding and cutting equipment is for the custom roll cage.

I HAVE to buy a house so I can get in on all the modding/buying tools fun.

Keep it up EG. For now I will live vicariously through you.
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UPDATE
The last few days have been slow going - distracted with other tasks and hobbies.

Back to work - removed battery box. Bracket will be cut out shortly.


And removed stock starter wires. New wires will be run from the trunk.


Cleaned up the PCM area in preparation for what's to come...


Off to the rear of the car. Cut off the rivets with the Dremel


And removed the targa top lower mounts




OK. Finally ready to start creating the form for the tub

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Great progress Stephen!

I hope to put some work on it soon!


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[QUOTE=EnglandGreen]UPDATE

EG Goes Shopping Part 2

Hurm... I wonder what this is for???? Did someone say "carnage"???


Do you even know how to use one of those?
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Nice work and like the idea of more carnage, to make Grond really unique

And this afternoon with my Grandson we made some special Ghetto ramps so I now can use my floor jack again. We tested them this afternoon and they worked great, a quick shot of us with the car starting to be jacked up. Thanks for the specs
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Do you even know how to use one of those?
Learned to weld 25 years ago. OA, ARC & MIG. Never tried TIG but can't be much different from a combo of ARC & MIG.

So yes, I know how to use that thing
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