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Forum: General Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By akingf5371
Thanks Marco, I really keep thinking that a whole...

Thanks Marco, I really keep thinking that a whole tub replacement would have been easier.. Also, welding thin sheet metal is hard. It looks like a porcupine on the back. Once I get both pans in I'm...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-21-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By akingf5371
Thanks Matt, I appreciate it. I'm not sure I'm...

Thanks Matt, I appreciate it. I'm not sure I'm just using the default insert file option on the message.
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-20-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By akingf5371
Bump for the RS group. Been hitting it hard here...

Bump for the RS group. Been hitting it hard here lately with the warm weather as motivation:
http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/restoring-green-bean-82-fj40.723869/
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By akingf5371
Jackson, thanks for the tip! I'll give it a shot...

Jackson, thanks for the tip! I'll give it a shot with the wire wheel, that is where I'm leaning anyway. I think I'm just going to coat the top in clear since it's going to be underneath the wood.
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-02-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By akingf5371
Metal Table Finishing

Guys-
I want to pick your brain again, since you always have such good insight. I've fabbed up a table base for the piece of wood I asked about earlier. I'm curious the best way to finish it now. I...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By akingf5371
Marco and Ige, all great suggestions! I like the...

Marco and Ige, all great suggestions! I like the idea of using the 3/8" x 24 Brass inserts. (http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-threaded-inserts/=vftk5x) I would use stainless but it doesn't look like...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By akingf5371
Good idea. I like that route. Still leaves me...

Good idea. I like that route. Still leaves me needing a way to attach it to the pedestal though. Also, the table is about 4' x 4' how large a base do I need for it not to be "tippy"? I feel there is...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By akingf5371
Travis, sorry my description was pretty vague...

Travis, sorry my description was pretty vague there. I wanted to make a square pedestal out of tube steel and then attach the top of the pedestal (shaped like a large rectangle) to the top via...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-12-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By akingf5371
Woodworking Question - Thread Inserts

So, I'm sure we have some hobbyist woodworkers in the group and I could use someone to bounce some ideas off of. I'm currently building a table for my dining room and I want to attach a pedestal base...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-01-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 850
Posted By akingf5371
I'll pick my stuff at the meeting as well.

I'll pick my stuff at the meeting as well.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By akingf5371
I'm just speaking from experience. You need to...

I'm just speaking from experience. You need to increase the clearance to do the more difficult trails.
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By akingf5371
The 4R is very capable once you get a little lift...

The 4R is very capable once you get a little lift on it.
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,096
Posted By akingf5371
Wire brush for cleaning, a respirator and sheet...

Wire brush for cleaning, a respirator and sheet metal clamps. Also some scrap!
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-18-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,096
Posted By akingf5371
I know it's not near you, but I had a great...

I know it's not near you, but I had a great experience at General Welding Supply on Walnut Street near downtown Denver. I was very green and the president spent an hour talking me through everything...
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By akingf5371
Can you elaborate? When I moved her I know that...

Can you elaborate? When I moved her I know that had acquired the business from the former owner. They did decent work on my truck a few times but they didn't last long.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-10-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 850
Posted By akingf5371
18. Fj40 late rear heater housing and center...

18. Fj40 late rear heater housing and center console $65
22. Fj40 late transmission hump cover $30
24. 79 Fj40 wiring harness kinda hacked and some bad parts but good for parts $20
I also a fuel/air...
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-06-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By akingf5371
What about: PCV? Side cover gasket? Valve Cover...

What about: PCV? Side cover gasket? Valve Cover gasket? Oil Cooler rings?
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By akingf5371
Man, I would jump on this in a heartbeat if the...

Man, I would jump on this in a heartbeat if the color was cyngus white... :(
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-30-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By akingf5371
So, I got chromecast installed on the TV in the...

So, I got chromecast installed on the TV in the upstairs part of the house. It is an older tube tv so I had to buy an adapter...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By akingf5371
Haha, I agree, very labor intensive. More than I...

Haha, I agree, very labor intensive. More than I thought it would be, but I don't mind it too much. The work is fun and I'm learning a ton!



Thanks!
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By akingf5371
http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/restoring-green-be...

http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/restoring-green-bean-82-fj40.723869/page-5

Latest update!
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By akingf5371
Good points made here. I'll will keep you updated...

Good points made here. I'll will keep you updated with what I end up doing!
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-22-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By akingf5371
I thought about building a dedicated computer...

I thought about building a dedicated computer (linux or otherwise) into each TV as well, but there are a few issues there. 1) I dont' want to have to build 2x computers and the cost is prohibitive. I...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-22-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By akingf5371
Trying to avoid Apple TV due to not having any...

Trying to avoid Apple TV due to not having any apple devices (Besides the GF's iPhone) I want to be able to play downloaded content, not just stream which is the kicker




Very nice! I'm trying to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-22-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By akingf5371
Cutting the cord!

I recently canceled my Xfinity cable subscription. We didn't really use it much, and I really only enjoyed 2-3 shows that were on the air this year. Outside of sports (which being from the south I...
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