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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. Need help? Just ask!
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Project Journals (1 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, John Milliman
Wed Oct 28 2020 11:29 AM
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Wed Oct 28 2020 11:29 AM
by Markiemark9
The Engine Shop (50 viewing)
The place to discuss engine items, rebuilding, updating, swapping engines.
Moderated by: Woogeroo
31,389 242,808
Wed Oct 28 2020 02:06 PM
by 3B
Driveline (7 viewing)
The shop area for transmission, axle, brake & suspension-related discussion about repair, restoration, upgrades or swaps. 4WD, too!
Moderated by: SWEET
Wed Oct 28 2020 11:00 AM
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Wed Oct 28 2020 11:00 AM
by Hambone
The Electrical Bay (13 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
Wed Oct 28 2020 02:09 PM
Hotrod Lincoln
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Wed Oct 28 2020 02:09 PM
by Hotrod Lincoln
The HiPo Shop (7 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 Oct 28 2020 02:15 AM
Hotrod Lincoln
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Wed Oct 28 2020 02:15 AM
by Hotrod Lincoln
Paint and Body Shop (11 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
Wed Oct 28 2020 12:29 PM
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Wed Oct 28 2020 12:29 PM
by Wayne67vert
Interiors (5 viewing)
Stop by here to discuss interior work -- upholstery, interior paint, floor mats, seats, headliners, whatever.
Moderated by: ndkid275
Mon Oct 26 2020 04:19 PM
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Mon Oct 26 2020 04:19 PM
by oldcarsrule
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
Wed Oct 28 2020 12:54 PM
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Wed Oct 28 2020 12:54 PM
by olezippi
Making a Stovebolt Bed (3 viewing)
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
Fri Oct 23 2020 12:01 AM
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Fri Oct 23 2020 12:01 AM
by FL_51Chevy
Name that part ...
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
Tue Oct 27 2020 01:52 AM
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