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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-09-2020, 07:04 AM
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Posted By aka Larry
Thanks for the kind words everyone, and thanks...

Thanks for the kind words everyone, and thanks for all the help and advice I received here.

It took way more money, time, and effort than I ever thought, but I'm happy with the result.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 66
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Posted By aka Larry
For those still following along... It's...

For those still following along...

It's done! Well almost, since I do plan to add a padded seat to the lid of the cooler, but otherwise it's 100% functional.

Here are a couple of short videos...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-06-2020, 07:05 AM
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Posted By aka Larry
Update. With the beautiful weather both days...

Update.

With the beautiful weather both days this weekend, I got off my @$$ and put in some quality hours on this thing.

I started out by reassembling the wheels. Yeah, it was kind of a PITA,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-30-2020, 06:47 AM
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Posted By aka Larry
Update. I was able to get the clear coat...

Update.

I was able to get the clear coat done this weekend. I also had to paint the handle bars, tie-rods, and hubs black, so I decided to get that done and let it all fully cure before starting...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-24-2020, 08:33 AM
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Posted By aka Larry
Update. This past Friday after work, the...

Update.

This past Friday after work, the weather final cooperated enough for me to get started on the color coat. The color is called "Still Night Pearl", which is a 2019 Honda color code. ...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-16-2020, 08:43 AM
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Posted By aka Larry
With the pollen in full force here, and waiting...

With the pollen in full force here, and waiting for my paint to arrive from UPS, I didn't have much to work on this weekend.

I do plan to color match the wheels to the frame, so I began the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-16-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Thank you! I just used a ladder to access...

Thank you!

I just used a ladder to access the roof trusses to hang the paint rack.

Here in NC, we get more hot that cold, so I've never seen a car with snow tires here. I use the lift to do...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-13-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Life has kind of been in the way with this...

Life has kind of been in the way with this project, but I finally got a little done this week.

I decided I wanted a way to hang parts for painting. Initially I wanted a rolling-type rack, but...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-02-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Update! I got started on the brake cable...

Update!

I got started on the brake cable last Saturday afternoon only discover cables are like plumbing fittings...no matter what which size you need, you don't have it.

I recently ditched the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-20-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Unfortunately, I was sick all last weekend so no...

Unfortunately, I was sick all last weekend so no real progress to report.

I did received my custom laser-cut stainless steel badge yesterday though, and it looks fantastic. It came in a sturdy...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-14-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Thanks! Feels like I'm never going to finish it...

Thanks! Feels like I'm never going to finish it though. Just not enough time with all the other stuff I have going on.




Re-read my post #30. The split rims were not bolted together when I...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-13-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
See my post #35 in this thread for pics with the...

See my post #35 in this thread for pics with the cooler.

Update, I just ordered a custom laser-cut badge for the project.

I designed a 50's style automotive badge. Below is what I came up...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-10-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Is this thing still on? Anyone still following...

Is this thing still on? Anyone still following along? I feel like I'm talking to myself, which to be honest, isn't all that unusual...LOL.

Anywho, yesterday afternoon I had a chance to spend a...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-27-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
For those still following along, here's and...

For those still following along, here's and update from this weekend's progress.

I started by finishing up the right side fender. Once that was in place I was able to attach the front bumper as...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-22-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Yep, that's me. I'm on that forum as well.

Yep, that's me. I'm on that forum as well.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-20-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Sunday I was feeling good knowing the progress I...

Sunday I was feeling good knowing the progress I made on Saturday, and I had pretty much all day to work.

I had already fabricated the side pods where my feet were supposed to rest, so I wanted...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-20-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Finally got back on this project Saturday...

Finally got back on this project Saturday afternoon.

I'm not used to designing as a I go, which makes it a slow-go for me. Lots of measuring, fit-up, re-measuring, re-fit up, etc. This was...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-17-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
I've been busy all week, but tomorrow I'm getting...

I've been busy all week, but tomorrow I'm getting back to this build.

I've been ordering parts little by little every week, and stupidly keeping a spreadsheet. Man it does add up fast!

Stay...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-13-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
With the wheels and tires together, I was finally...

With the wheels and tires together, I was finally able to get started on the frame yesterday. I started by sizing the main frame rail's spacing, by using the cooler itself as a guide. Once I had...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-13-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Never say never! You know how sometimes you...

Never say never!

You know how sometimes you just get the mind set of "this thing is not going to beat me!"? Well that was me on Saturday afternoon. I don't have a tire machine, but I do have an...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-10-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
My tires are indeed labeled tubeless, but I...

My tires are indeed labeled tubeless, but I didn't figure that would be a problem since I'm running tubes and not trying to use the bead to make the seal. Maybe I was wrong?

I measured the tires...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
The tires I linked too previously were not...

The tires I linked too previously were not available when I was ready to order, so I ended up with these tires (https://www.walmart.com/ip/CARAWAY-Lawn-Garden-Tire-11X4-00-5-4PR-P607/987954360),...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-04-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
No, what I mean is I can't get even one half of...

No, what I mean is I can't get even one half of the split rim into the tire. I assumed it would just slip right into the tire, but it doesn't. The tire is a tubeless type, but from what I've read,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-04-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
Got my tires in today. For some reason stupid me...

Got my tires in today. For some reason stupid me thought a split rim with a tube would be a piece of cake for installing the tire. I used dish soap on the tire, and assumed it would just slide right...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-02-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,077
Posted By aka Larry
A few questions for you... I've watched...

A few questions for you...

I've watched about 10 videos on the Predator governor removal. I can't understand why you'd want to open the crankcase to remove the gear? Why not simply disconnect...
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