Sunday, September 27, 2020

Funday Morning ~ Redneck Ingenuity

 





I'll be damned, that looks like my Troy-Bilt Generator.





Thanks Alex

16 comments:

  1. Good stuff. 2 lug nuts won't get you very far though, in fact three won't get you very far either.

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  2. I’ve been wanting a four inch lift on my truck.😂

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  3. Kid, there's four. They're just missing washers and nuts ... LOL.

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  4. Anitidote, I like to think there's a little redneck in all of us.

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  5. Antidote, well there you go then. Glad to help.

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  6. Wonder what the amp rating is on the bolts in the fuse block?😂

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  7. Antidote, way up there I'm sure. I'll bet blue flashes are not uncommon.

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  8. Actually y’all......that oil drain thang ain’t too ridikyooluss of an Ideer!

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  9. Unknown, I've threatened to put one of those on the drain of my hot water tank on the motorhome.

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  10. Odie, them bolts make better in-line fuses than .22 LRs.
    Especially when they get a little warm!

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  11. I had a 72 F100 that had over 300k on it that had saggy springs on the back. I took a 1.5" piece of angle iron and beat it about 3 inches on ether side thin welded it to the lower spring. It did the trick, it stiffened up the ride and it increased the load weight to about 1000 pounds. I sent a piston through the oil pan not long after. It got a built 351 Windsor as a replacement. The transmission blew up two week later. Once the tranny was replaced the rear end went out a month later. I learned the lesson about doubling the HP and tq where the weakest link would break. After replacing the rear end with a F250 unit that was re-lugged to the F100 bolt pattern with most of the F250 springs I had a strong truck. It had a top speed of 118 mph which it could hit about two car lengths before reaching a quarter mile. It was a high 12 second runner in the quarter. I learned the power of a sleeper. I paid for a quarter of college racing that truck.

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  12. Proof, you could be right, but look at the fun we'd miss.

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  13. tsquared, thanks for the laughs. I was never a car guy, and would have bought a new truck.

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