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The Shop Area

Ready to break out the tools and get to work?? Well, plenty of space and tools are available -- just find your way to the appropriate shop and get to work.

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Project Journals (2 viewing)
The restoblogs! Ongoing projects (restorations, modifications, outright street machines, as well as smaller scale component projects (steering, engines, etc.) -- all in near real time! Blow-by-blow, step-by-step description, commentary and discussion by the project persons themselves ... and you are there!
Moderated by: HandyAndy
Thu Dec 02 2021 03:29 PM
Ferris Bueller
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Thu Dec 02 2021 03:29 PM
by Ferris Bueller
The Engine Shop (20 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Woogeroo
Subforums: Engine Tech Tips
Thu Dec 02 2021 01:07 PM
Rusty Heaps
32,062 250,281
Thu Dec 02 2021 01:07 PM
by Rusty Heaps
Driveline (5 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Thu Dec 02 2021 03:43 PM
8,481 63,338
Thu Dec 02 2021 03:43 PM
by 32vsnake
The Electrical Bay (4 viewing)
Don't do the Smoke Check! Stop by here with all your electrical questions, comments, tips and whatever else ya got that's related to Stovebolt electrical systems.
Moderated by: Rusty Rod
Subforums: The Radio Bench
Sun Nov 28 2021 03:08 PM
9,354 72,633
Sun Nov 28 2021 03:08 PM
by stlcardinalsguy
The HiPo Shop (3 viewing)
Thinking about a hotrod, street rod or other custom work? Stop in here. Shoot, we'll even talk about power brakes, power steering and CD players!
Moderated by: KCMongo
Wed Dec 01 2021 05:27 PM
4,973 44,960
Wed Dec 01 2021 05:27 PM
by JW51
Paint and Body Shop (9 viewing)
Some folks actually enjoy body work. You'll find them in here. Get, give or swap advice on body work, painting, paint care. Rust talk here, too. Your Shop Supervisor is 4ontheFloor
Moderated by: HandyAndy, klhansen
Subforums: Doors
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:01 AM
12,296 79,425
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:01 AM
by 52vff
Interiors (2 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:03 PM
3,988 26,177
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:03 PM
by Dusty53
The Tool Chest (3 viewing)
Can you ever have enough Tools or a big enough shop? Stop in here and find out. Or discuss that upcoming tool purchase with one of the experts lurking within... IF YOU DARE!!!
Moderated by: 48bigtrucks, MNSmith
Thu Dec 02 2021 05:23 AM
1,713 19,121
Thu Dec 02 2021 05:23 AM
by crenwelge
Making a Stovebolt Bed
Your Bed -- Not as easy as Mom made it look! Well, come join the discussion on restoring your truck's "Business End."
Moderated by: klhansen
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:13 PM
1,036 6,508
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:13 PM
by jrhackett
Name that part ... (1 viewing)
Need to identify a left-over part? Or something in that trove of NOS treasure you just scored? Need to properly identify something before you sell or buy it? Show us a few pictures and tell us whatever numbers you can and we'll try to help you figure it out.
Moderated by: ndkid275, Rusty Rod
Thu Dec 02 2021 02:21 PM
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by greenie-reddy
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