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by Cliffy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: What is the formula for homemade penetrating oil?
Replies: 25
Views: 3297

Re: What is the formula for homemade penetrating oil?

I've used something different than ya'all.
Aviation industry has what they call "Dye Penetrant" systems for locating cracks in metal parts. The "penetrant" spray (usually red in color) sucks into the smallest microscopic cracks.
It really works good as a PO. Stains everything good also :-)
by Cliffy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow Knows! While the Whistler "knows many things as he walks the night"! Used to listen to them as a very young boy on my little 1 tube radio. Even stretched the IF coil so I could listen to the police calls down in the 400KC range way back when...
by Cliffy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip

YA probably a fall trip after most of the vacationers are gone. Middle of Oct slows way down up there, weather is way better on the desert then also. I have spent over 68 years traveling the route from the age of 3. My first trip was 1949. I know it like the back of my hand. Ate at the Little Lake C...
by Cliffy
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip

Thanks for the replys guys Any more? I'm all ears. I know 395 VERY well having traveled it over 100 times in 65 years. I go back to a 2 lane asphalt road way with lots of water in Owens Dry Lake and the old Sherwin Grade road. Precautions and a contact with the CHP are on the agenda. Glad to hear it...
by Cliffy
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Whats your favorite TOOL?
Replies: 25
Views: 2842

Re: Whats your favorite TOOL?

If it doesn't fit get a bigger hammer! :-)
by Cliffy
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum (started 2019)
Topic: Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Reenact father's 1925 Model T trip

Hello, new guy here, 1st post For many years I've been contemplating rerunning my father's 1925 drive from downtown Los Angeles to June Lake, CA., @ 350 miles. He was 22 years old and had a Model T with a Ruckstell axel, Frontenac head and a blacksmith lowered front axle. He painted the T green with...