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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 10-02-2017, 08:01 PM
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Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Wow.. long time since I've posted here.

I had the ole Model A in the barn maintenance bay for a little test and tune session and clicked this photo. The Model A runs full Chevy drivetrain.. even...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 12-19-2015, 07:20 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

I refuse to let anybody change the oil on my vehicles other than myself... which got me to wondering: How many other folks still change their own oil nowadays?

I usually put the vehicles up on...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 09-15-2015, 10:25 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

50's at night, 70's during the day..... "The banana belt of Colorado" or so they call it: http://chaffeecountyedc.com/
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 09-15-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Took a couple photo's this morning out the picture window... the aspens are turning yellow... snow will be here soon.
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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 06-21-2015, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Thanks guys.... :popworm:
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 06-19-2015, 08:05 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

My new neighbor Bob is a car guy. He's got a b-i-t-c-h-i-n '47 International pick-up that he and his buddies built.

He offered to haul our (3) old cars up from Denver to our new home... that's a...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 06-14-2015, 08:16 AM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Our original plan was like yours a decade ago... but all the people and the oil and gas boom basically turned our home from peaceful to chaos.

The infrastructure isn't keeping up with the...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 06-13-2015, 07:09 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Downsizing and The Wonders of Ibuprofen..

We're moved in to the new place and I've been re-working the attached garage.

Our previous home was huge. It had a 35' x 35' attached garage and a 30' x 40' unattached shop, that's over 2400 sq...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 05-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Pucker Factor: 9.5 out of 10

Toy 3rd world country fun.... :popworm:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgFFFZTtlu0&feature=youtu.be
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 05-16-2015, 01:45 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Just found this Stewart Warner "Ensign" 5 gauge panel in a box of old Hot Rod magazines I had in the basement. I've been wondering where I put it for the last 11 years.....

I guess a guy needs to...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 05-15-2015, 11:41 AM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

It's actually a 12 bolt posi rear out of a late 60's Impala. I bought a Halibrand quick change rear cover and fabricated - welded a steel adapter to a stock 12 bolt rear cover.



We were up in...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 05-14-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Thanks guys.


And a runner too... 375 HP sbc in a light weight car = MGPM = more grins per mile




How long did it take it to melt Doug?
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 05-12-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Stretching The A-bone's Legs

We've been so busy with selling our homestead, inspecting the new homestead and dealing with rain & snow that the Hot Rods haven't been out of the shop yet this year. We got about 5 inches of snow...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 04-19-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Lightbulb Taller Side Wall vs Scissor Trusses

Thanks guys.



You are right Bill. It would be less money to raise the walls and go with std trusses. But it would need 12 foot side walls to equal the 9 ft wall and scissor trusses.

Part...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 04-18-2015, 06:01 PM
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Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Did I mention to you guys we are moving? Staying here in Colorado, but headed up a little higher in elevation.

In preparation for the move I've been designing a new garage. Trying to down size...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 03-05-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
March 05, 2015: Lakeroadster's Truck Is Headed For New Zealand

Sold the Ole Orange Crate to a fella from New Zealand. Loaded it onto a semi this morning, headed for Long Beach California, then onto a ship for the long journey to the land of the Kiwi bird.
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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 02-08-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Thanks guys, you're the best. It was a fun project.
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 02-07-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Hood pins....

Thanks guys for the encouraging comments on the side trim. Much appreciated.

I am contemplating installing some hood pins on my truck. I have never liked those cheap flat sheet stainless scratch...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-25-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Doug I kind of like the crisp clean look on the emblems.... there's something about the contrast that looks "just right".
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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-24-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Re: Lakeroadster Checking In

Thanks Bill... :wave2:

Sometimes crusty be guud.
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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-24-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Side Trim - Done

http://i645.photobucket.com/albums/uu176/lakeroadster/1965%20Chevrolet%20C10%20Pickup/1%20Current%20Status%20Photos/Side%20Trim%2001-24-2015/RLA3-4_zps03b55091.jpg...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-24-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Side Trim - Done

Sanded the white trim for faux patina effect:...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-18-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
What Would Geezer Do?

I was thinkin' about you yesterday Bill ...... as I drilled 34 holes in the vintage 1965 sheet metal on my ole truck.

I was saying... don't screw this up, Bill has told you numerous times it...
Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-18-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Side Trim - Modifying Trim

Awesome weather here today... Upper 50's F. and sunny.

Installed the trim on the doors and cut trim to fit the rear fenders. I am at a standstill until the white paint cures.
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Forum: 1960-66 Chevy/GMC 01-17-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 65,590
Posted By Lakeroadster
Side Trim Filler Area - Sand & Prime

Drilled the holes for the door and rear fender trim fasteners.

Then scuffed the filler area with 60 grit and primed it. Using the Faux Patina method, same routine as I used on the rest of the...
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