The Stovebolt.com Forums Home | FAQ | Forum | Swap Meet | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search | Hoo-Ya Shop
Big Thanks!

Big THANKS to

MONGO
for hosting
the weekend event.



Read all about it.


Stovebolt Site Search
'
Oh Lord, I just gotta find it....

A pdf guide to help you search the Site


Old Truck Calendars
Months of truck photos!
Nothing like an old truck calendar

Stovebolt Calendars

Check for details!


Who's Online Now
7 members (papas52, Flatblu4748, Justhorsenround, Phak1, DaveV, fonz8261), 130 guests, and 4 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums60
Topics125,016
Posts1,008,973
Members45,125
Most Online1,229
Jan 21st, 2020
Image Posting Policy
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 56 of 57 1 2 54 55 56 57
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1414766 Thu Jun 24 2021 04:10 PM
Joined: Jan 2020
Posts: 698
D
'Bolter
Wow! Phak 1, that Balder grinder is a nice one. I still use my Dads 1936 double shaft Frigidaire motor. A brand new Frigidaire refrigerator fell off the back of his buddies appliance truck truck and he gave it to Dad. It has been through hades and back. It will no longer start without hand turning it first. I hope I can fix it, I believe I used to know how to repair a centrifugal starter. Anyone out there that can get me started (no pun). Just bought 2 like new Snap On manifold wrenches for Chevy stovebolt manifolds. Doc.


Currently making 1954 3100 better than new and Genetics
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1414792 Thu Jun 24 2021 08:02 PM
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 4,302
Housekeeping (Moderator) Making a Stovebolt Bed & Paint and Body Shop Forums
Doc, that Frigidaire motor probably needs a start capacitor to work, but that's just a guess. 1936 definitely pre-dates me.


Kevin
First car '29 Ford Special Coupe
#2 - '29 Ford pickup restored from the ground up.
Newest Project - 51 Chevy 3100 work truck. Photos [flickr.com]
Busting rust since the mid-60's
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1415602 Fri Jul 02 2021 01:25 AM
Joined: Jul 2019
Posts: 538
B
'Bolter
Picked up the correct factory king pin driver/reamer to do my kingpins. Had to look high and low and do some research to figure out what to look for and then after some emails and questions it turned out to be perfect.

Attached Files
3CB9475D-95E0-4025-B7B5-D6374CF3B120.jpeg (357.66 KB, 142 downloads)
A44F05C1-4DD5-4B57-A3F0-9127AD2E56F5.jpeg (182.23 KB, 142 downloads)
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1415606 Fri Jul 02 2021 02:09 AM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 10,112
Grease Monkey, Moderator General Truck Talk & Greasy Spoon
Picked up a SAE set of (open on one end and ratcheted on the other end) gear wrenches. Some of mine had wandered off so a new set was in order.


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)
‘65 Chevy Biscayne 4dr 230 I-6 one owner (I’m #2) “Emily”
‘39 Dodge Businessmans Coupe “Clarence”



"I fought the law and the law won" now I are a retired one!
Support those brave men/women who stand the "Thin Blue Line"! Hug a cop!
USAF 1965-1969 Weather Observation Tech (I got paid to look at the clouds)

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
Justhorsenround #1415658 Fri Jul 02 2021 05:58 PM
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 3,328
MNSmith Offline OP
"Hey! I sound like Darth Vader!!
Originally Posted by Justhorsenround
Picked up a SAE set of (open on one end and ratcheted on the other end) gear wrenches. Some of mine had wandered off so a new set was in order.

Those have become "go to" wrenches. This morning, I discovered I could use a set in metric, at home.

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1415757 Sat Jul 03 2021 01:48 PM
Joined: Jan 2021
Posts: 23
P
'Bolter
Gasket scraper was a little pricey but haven't used one that I like or am happy with. Heard very positive comments on this tool from other mechanics. Made in the U.S.A about an hour West of me in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Can't wait to try it out.

Attached Files
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1415780 Sat Jul 03 2021 06:15 PM
Joined: Oct 2005
Posts: 3,328
MNSmith Offline OP
"Hey! I sound like Darth Vader!!
I picked up some exhaust mock up tools. Basically like a Lego set. I got the 2.5" diameter, 3.5 CLR version. They come in 15 degree segments. Snap together and twist until you have the shape you need, then duplicate it in the material of choice. After using them, they are certainly very handy.

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1415929 Mon Jul 05 2021 05:20 AM
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 1,955
F
Fox Offline
A teacher, but always an apprentice.
That would be so much better than the cardboard tubing I’ve been using!

Last edited by Fox; Tue Jul 06 2021 05:32 AM.

In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pictures here [photos.app.goo.gl]

1951 GMC 9430 1 ton dually—-Shiny!

1970 Chevrolet C10 - Grandpa’s- My first truck.—in progress to shiny
1972 Chevrolet C20- Rusty- the puzzle box lid for the C10.
1950 Chevrolet 1300- in progress to shiny.
1962 AMC Rambler American- my wife’s

Parts trucks-
1951 GMC 9300
1951-GMC 9430
1951- Chevrolet 1300
Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1417375 Mon Jul 19 2021 01:33 AM
Joined: Mar 2021
Posts: 42
C
'Bolter
A set of the clutch head srew tools. I had never seen them before.

Re: What was the last tool you bought?
MNSmith #1417403 Mon Jul 19 2021 03:52 PM
Joined: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,314
T
Crusty Old Sarge
Just ordered a 10K two post lift, it will be a month in getting here.


https://www.bestbuyautoequipment.com/atlas-pv-10p-sym-asy-2-post-lift-p/attd-pv10px.htm


Craig

Come, Bleed or Blister something has got to give!!!
59' Apache 31, 327 V8 (0.030 over), Muncie M20 4 Speed, GM 10 Bolt Rear... long term project (30 years and counting)
Page 56 of 57 1 2 54 55 56 57

Moderated by  48bigtrucks, MNSmith 

Link Copied to Clipboard
Home | FAQ | Forum | Swap Meet | Gallery | Tech Tips | Events | Features | Search | Hoo-Ya Shop
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.4