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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby Accordion » Tue May 29, 2012 2:02 am

That is very clever.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby chev49 » Tue May 29, 2012 10:37 am

one of my friends does a similar thing in one of his tanks in the chrome shop.. i didnt know any old 10a battery charger would work. as long as the parts are suspended on the neg hanger going across the tank, the tank can be made of metal which creates the pos.
there are also large rectangular chemical shipping tanks that are abt 300 gal that would work great as well.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby ol trunt » Tue May 29, 2012 11:03 am

Hi '49, a 300 gal tank would be nice --you wouldn't have to dip one end at a time for larger pieces. You'd want to be careful about using a steel container as the anode (pos side) because in this process the anode is sacrifical and sooner than later the tank would eat away and leak.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby bansil » Tue May 29, 2012 11:50 am

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Very Kooooool truck
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I love the older body styles
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POST HYJACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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HYJACK OFF :mrgreen:
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby chev49 » Tue May 29, 2012 12:29 pm

looketh like 36 chev. had 2dr one of those

annode is sacrificial of course...

think i have only had one 36 chevy cars.. several pickups that year.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby bansil » Tue May 29, 2012 1:04 pm

chev49 wrote:looketh like 36 chev. had 2dr one of those

think i have only had one 36 chevy cars.. several pickups that year.

It is either one of the last 35's or 1st 36's

If you notice the top of the doors are square not round(like 35's)..the issue is that in 36 they changed the doors and they had steel inner and outer panels....problem is the inners on our doors are like 35's made with wood and tension turn buckles...it's fun at car shows when people argue amongst them selves,we just walk away and smile...one day the car will be finished..matbe :lol:
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby TygerCub » Tue May 29, 2012 4:04 pm

:D Love those older models! They just had Class! 8)
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby chev49 » Tue May 29, 2012 7:11 pm

i will have to look at my 36 pics. i know mine had wood door frame, etc as i replaced the wood around 1992. cant remember if door itself was wood core or not, but the glass would roll up n down when i bought it..
car had the normal ring gear out when i bought it.

look at the eary a ford. i had a 28 roadster that had the emergency brake lever to the left of the driver.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby ol trunt » Wed May 30, 2012 8:39 pm

I found another devil in the details today when I got ready
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bBrackets being moved{b/}
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{b}Exhaudt tube[b/}
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bHeat wrap applied{b/}
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b}Air cleaner relocated{b/}
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{b}This is a pic of where the air cleaner originally was{b/}
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby bansil » Thu May 31, 2012 5:47 am

looking good,have you mocked up the fenders and hood yet?
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby Tango » Thu May 31, 2012 9:53 am

What fun! Cramming all that new fangled plumbing under these narrow old front ends gets interesting doesn't it. I'm guessing that my intercooler may have to get routed through the inner fender panels since I hesitate cutting a couple of big holes through the radiator. Keep the pics coming.
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby ol trunt » Thu May 31, 2012 11:39 am

Hey Bansil and Tango, I've taken a couple of stabs at mocking up the front end and NOTHING fits except the cowl. Its sort of like trying to put a dashound nose on a pit bull! :lol:
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby bansil » Thu May 31, 2012 11:47 am

ol trunt wrote:Hey Bansil and Tango, I've taken a couple of stabs at mocking up the front end and NOTHING fits except the cowl. Its sort of like trying to put a dashound nose on a pit bull! :lol:

Please don't have her end up looking like my sons dorm room :shock: him and his friend discovered a 20 pack of multi colored/patterned duct tape :roll:
They used it for everything,it was a beotch to take everything apart to come home :mrgreen:
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby ol trunt » Thu May 31, 2012 11:58 am

Hum, thanks for the reminder-- I'd forgotten about multi colored/patterned duct tape. I've been using bailing wire and rope. Bet the tape works better, I'll give it a try!
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Re: 1935 Chevy school bus

Postby ol trunt » Thu May 31, 2012 4:35 pm

I found a great place to hang the PS resivoir--on the air filter bracket! Just like Isuzu did-- how clever. Ha This will work out fine unless the resivoir over flows as it will dump on the exhaust manifold. Fortunately, diesel exhaust parts don't get as hot as their gas brethren I am told so it might not catch fire if it did leak.
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