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    Well, I'm going to be honest.

    If I had that soundsystem, people would HATE me. I can imagine myself with that ... just driving around town playing dubstep. Then again, I reckon if I did have it I'd have it nicked within a week. lol.
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    I sense a little jelly. You know you want that in your car, Mac.
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    What, you thought I was TRYING to hide my jelly? -trollface.-

    Seriously, despite not being able to drive, I still want to be able to for two things:
    1) To have a decent-looking tuner car (like my dad's evo or something similar)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranshiin View Post
    What, you thought I was TRYING to hide my jelly? -trollface.-

    Seriously, despite not being able to drive, I still want to be able to for two things:
    1) To have a decent-looking tuner car (like my dad's evo or something similar)
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    2) To be able to make sure the whole county knows when I'm listening to Disturbed.

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    lol Epic dreams man!
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    I'm a bit of a mechanic, at least I always want to do-it-yourself. I've got a small fleet of trucks, boats, and garden tractors I keep running. I hate to take anything in, especially to a mechanic I dont personally know. I can do most wiring and plumbing too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Stew View Post
    I'm a bit of a mechanic, at least I always want to do-it-yourself. I've got a small fleet of trucks, boats, and garden tractors I keep running. I hate to take anything in, especially to a mechanic I dont personally know. I can do most wiring and plumbing too.
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    Thanks! I find fixing or building stuff to be somewhat theraputic. You also save a boatload of money! Plus you're gaining knowledge and experience.

    My '78 Bronco keeps me pretty busy lol. But I've kept it running good up to about 2 years ago. I want to do a frame off resto but not enough money for that right now. I've done some wrenching on my '99 F150 as well, done all the maint myself on it so far, 165,000mi on it right now, small lift I put on, slightly oversized tires. My newer truck hasnt needed anything other than oil changes so far. I also have 3 IH cub cadets from the 70's, tough little tractors, but do need some wrenching now and then. Quite usefull still and will probably outlast stuff being sold new right now lol. I've been collecting implements whenever they pop up on craigslist I have snow blade, snow blower, single bottom plows, disc set, rototiller, belly mowers, 3pt hitch. Putting a new super heavy duty clutch and a creeper gearbox in one right now. I'm also going to start working soon on dads boat he gave me, 78(?) Starcraft Holiday. I've got some more stuff but thats about all I am wrenching on. Oh, and one project I have coming up is a custom trailer I am going to build for hauling wood out of the woods with one of my cubs. I've destroyed one of the poly ones, and I just dont like the design of most I see at least for the purpose of hauling wood. So I think I'll just build one. I'd also like to build one of my tractors into a dedicated logger, with a boom to drag logs with. Just got a mini chainsaw mill I hope to start playing with.

    But I'm no expert, I just learn as I go ;-)
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    Quite the list, @T-Stew . Old Bronco's are always gems for guys, especially in good condition. Cub Cadets are beasts, or old cadet lawn mower we got rid of for a better mower (because our lawn is a bit tough on any mower) and our friend that has it loves the crap out of it. And it's at least a decade old. Boats are cool, I'm not too knowledgeable on them, but what kind of engine does it have? As far as a trailer, how much wood you think you'll be hauling? I think I might have a decent all-puropse trailer you might wanna design your's from.
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    That's quite the fleet. Nothing like learning hands on. I've been building/repairing stuff for a long time now. Since I was about 12. People ask me where did you learn to fix this stuff and I can't even remember anymore. Seems you're pretty diverse which is a good thing. Boat can be a handful to work with, expecially inboards >_< Well outboards have their own assorted problems too.
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    That's quite the fleet. Nothing like learning hands on. I've been building/repairing stuff for a long time now. Since I was about 12. People ask me where did you learn to fix this stuff and I can't even remember anymore. Seems you're pretty diverse which is a good thing. Boat can be a handful to work with, expecially inboards >_< Well outboards have their own assorted problems too.
    Glad to have another wrench on hand ^_^'
    Well the boat was parked in '97 I think but it was put away winterized. The building was open in the back so it was protected but still exposed to outside temp/humidity etc. It ran good then but who knows from sitting for 15 years. Squirells made home in the doghouse. Upholstery is pretty much all gone. I'm hoping new gaskets, rebuilt carb, bellows, impellor or whatever usually needs replaced in the lower unit, and probably new wiring and its good to go. We'll see maybe next year. Here are some pics:
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    I'll just focus on getting it running first, and if I can then I'll do a full on restore I think, new seats & upholstery, floor, paint, etc.
    I also have a 14' aluminum with a 1960's Evinrude, and Kayaks which are my true boating passion ;-)

    Quote Originally Posted by DeathBlade/13.666 View Post
    Quite the list, @T-Stew . Old Bronco's are always gems for guys, especially in good condition. Cub Cadets are beasts, or old cadet lawn mower we got rid of for a better mower (because our lawn is a bit tough on any mower) and our friend that has it loves the crap out of it. And it's at least a decade old. Boats are cool, I'm not too knowledgeable on them, but what kind of engine does it have? As far as a trailer, how much wood you think you'll be hauling? I think I might have a decent all-puropse trailer you might wanna design your's from.
    The older (than mine) broncos are the most collectable ones 66-77 in 78 they went from the smaller jeep-ish style to the full size 1/2ton one which is what I got (and I like the big broncos better anyhow). It wont win any beauty contests but I like it that way, ugly and mean. I'll dig up a pic:
    I've put a full twin exhaust on it with headers, edelbrock intake and carb, and some other tweaks here and there.

    I am big into the Cubs, specifically the ones built up to 1981. Prior to '81 they were built by International Harvester, and now-a-days built by MTD with dozens of other box-store brands. Despite how old they are they are very useful, and I have tons of implements for them. Here are some random pics doing various things:

    Oh and they can mow too lol!
    I want to get a bigger tractor but these things have been able to do everything so far, and cost very little compared to a bigger tractor.

    Deathblade... About the trailer, you can see in the one pic above the dump cart I was using. 12.5cuft. Waaaaay to many trips to fill the truck, and even though 1,000# rating I destroyed it. What I want to build will replace that, be about double the size, and very rugged. I have my design down I think, basing off my 6x10 road trailer scaled down to about 54"L x 40"W x 24"H, made of a frame of 1.5x1.5 angle (3/16"), and a diy axle from northern tool (http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...5118_200365118). It should be well overbuilt, but I prefer the real greasable axle and a half ton of wood bouncing through the woods banging into ruts is nothing to sneeze at. I plan on starting on it this week. I have a really dinky arc welder though, hope its up to the task.

    Happy wrenching to all!
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    If you all don't mind I'll post up my trailer build. First big project I have done in a long time and biggest thing I have ever welded. Saving money isn't the point, designing it to my custom specs is, but I actually think I'll save money compared to a lot of the heavier duty stuff like it, and I really enjoy working on projects like this anyhow.

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    1750# hubs, 2" ball coupler, and some latches from Northern Tool. That hub is going to be way overkill, I like it. And in my truck is 90% of the metal I'll be using, 1.5x1.5x3/16" angle for all the framework, and 2x2x1/8" square for axle and tongue. Three pieces of angle and 1 of the square all 20-footers. I built a quick carrier that bolts to the wood rack I built for my truck. The wood rack is mainly for hauling firewood (I heat with wood stove) but I've built various other things that bolt onto it like a kayak rack and this. Thats a lot of metal though, close to 200# if memory serves, and my racks were swaying a bit side to side so I screwed that piece of plywood on the front which made it more rigid (but looks like crap, I'll have to stain in black to match). But mission accomplished, I got 20-footers home and didnt have any accidents. Also 5/4x6 decking I'll use.

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    My cheapie Harbor Freight chop saw. Works good enough. And most of the pieces cut to length.

    Oh and some basic info, this isnt going to be a road trailer (though it could have been) but a cart to haul behind my garden tractor to replace my broken plastic dump cart. Main use is for hauling firewood from the woods to my truck. I need something bigger, going to shoot for ~30cuft (vs my dump cart, 12.5cuft) and much more rugged, as well as a real ball hitch - not the crappy pin hitches, real greasable axle hubs, big/wide tires for clearance and to get through mud and snow better, axle positioned further back than normal to help put weight on the tractor drive tires (its only 2wd). I worked on the design for quite some time, and think I have it down. The construction style is based on my 6x10 road trailer.

    Well thats all I got for now, more to come soon. I hope to have it built in the next day or two.
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    Some of the design info I sketched out:


    Some more progress pics...


    Welding the bottom and sides together.


    Some action shots of myself welding and grinding.

    All the basic framework assembled.

    A lot of work still to do, but its coming together nicely and having a blast building it. I forgot how much fun it was to build stuff! Just hope my welding is good enough.
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    And finally...


    Main body complete, welded on tongue and starting to cut deck boards to size.


    Tailgate details, I had planned out the whole wagon except for the tailgate. I just kinda brainstormed quick and come up with this. Works good enough, and allows it to be completely removed or pivoted down.


    I could have used leaf springs if it were to be a road trailer, but instead I made up these solid brackets to mount it. It would also allow me to move the axle around if I need more or less tongue weight by just drilling a couple new holes.


    And finally, its done! Well except for paint and a few bolts I forgot to get. The plywood is slightly smaller than ideal but I was using up what I had.

    I put in a lot of hours on this, and hopefully it will pay off. For 30cuft I put in a lot less money than anything I could find, and its way more heavy duty. And the more rearward axle (and being movable) isnt something you can usually get. The 40" width is also specifically for my firewood since I cut to 20" I can put two pieces in side by side, or if I cut 13" to fit in my stove front to back, I can fit 3 pieces wide in it. I'll probably still get a cheapie poly dump cart too, for smaller chores around the house like loose mulch and things I might actually want it to dump. This trailer will be for the heavier chores.
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    Yo T-stew. Nice job on the trailer.

    FYI, I've got my FAA Airframe and Powerplant license now. So I can legally work on aircraft by myself, again.
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    I'm a small mechanic. I'm the type of man who, if he's not able to fix it himself, he uses the internet to find out HOW it's done. I've fixed several things, computers, consoles, TV's, even cars. Too bad a jack-of-all-trades in mechanical construction can't net you a job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuru View Post
    I'm a small mechanic. I'm the type of man who, if he's not able to fix it himself, he uses the internet to find out HOW it's done. I've fixed several things, computers, consoles, TV's, even cars. Too bad a jack-of-all-trades in mechanical construction can't net you a job.
    Been there before, man. Just gotta keep working on stuff, and you'll be experienced and knowledgeable in a fair amount of time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeathBlade/13.666 View Post
    Yo T-stew. Nice job on the trailer.

    FYI, I've got my FAA Airframe and Powerplant license now. So I can legally work on aircraft by myself, again.
    Thanks DeathBlade! Awesome you can work on aircraft. Electronics was what I actually went to college for (BSEE) and wanted to work on avionics (aircraft and hopefully satellite/spacecraft eventually) but my career went in a different direction, to more of industrial electronics.

    Quote Originally Posted by Samuru View Post
    I'm a small mechanic. I'm the type of man who, if he's not able to fix it himself, he uses the internet to find out HOW it's done. I've fixed several things, computers, consoles, TV's, even cars. Too bad a jack-of-all-trades in mechanical construction can't net you a job.
    Welcome to the club! You might not be able to land a good job but at least you can save yourself a little money now and then by fixing things yourself.
    I am the same way. When it comes to mechanics and fixing things I really have no formal education other than in electronics. If I can't figure something out easily myself, I go online to google, and often to forums like this - well truck forums or something like that. I just learn as I go.

    One more update on my wagon project...

    Got to test it out last weekend. Due to clutch problems in one of my garden tractors I had to use this one which doesnt have the best tires for the woods, but it still hauled the wagon just fine. That wagon loaded up like shown has got to be 1,000 lbs or more. The wagon itself is about 300 lbs, and 30cuft of wood (about 1/4 of a full cord) could be anywhere from 500-2000 lbs depending on species and how dry or green it is.

    Next project: new heavier duty clutch for my other garden tractor to replace the one I trashed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blueangel06661 View Post
    >Owns her own garage and personal mechanic...<

    I'm good.. But thanks anyways...........

    Owns:

    1965 fastback mustang.

    1977 VW beetle [I think that's the year. I have to go look at the title again]

    1994 F-150 ford truck.

    Some other chevy truck. I haven't really paid attention to anything else about it. I don't even know what year it is, that's how much I could care less, but needless to say I own it. I'm guessing it's about the early 2000's

    2007 toyota yaris - my daily driver I bought in august.

    ...I think that's it. I own a bunch of vehicles :S
    I think im in love XD. But as a mechanic. Not so much But The main basic of car maintanece I do know.

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    @T-Stew Hey, Avionics is some good money now. I highly advise you to get an FCC license. Granted there's all different types of licenses to look at, but having one to fit the area of work you're going into is a big plus. As for industrial electronics, aside from A+ certifaction and various computer licenses from different manufacturers and programming licenses, I don't really know what licenses and certifactes that requires or that you could get with to make use of. The A+, manufacturer licenses, and programming licenses are all for computers. Not sure if that'll fit into the area of industrial electronics, but they couldn't hurt to have either.

    lol Figures, as soon as you've got one thing good and going, something else breaks. Good news with the wagon, good luck with the clutch.
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    @deathblade
    I do have various computer certs, A+, Net+, some of the microsoft ones, CIW, but its been many years since I did IT kind of stuff. IT stuff here is pretty competative. But my career is pretty well set for the most part, industrial electronics was probably not the right word. I dont really even know how to describe it exactly but I run the generation side of 'the grid'. The certification that applies here is NERC (north american electric reliability council), there a few different NERC certs, I have the top one, the Reliability Coordinator. I'd still rather be hands-on in electroncis, but this job is good and also great job security. Everything is on the computer, up to nearly a 100 powerplants depending on what desk I am at. I get to control various hydro, gas, coal, nuclear, and wind generators. Its shift work, thats the only thing that sucks.

    Made some progress on the clutch but not back together yet. I actually have had the new clutch for a couple months but hadnt got around to putting it in. I was hoping for an easy bolt-on but no luck. I had to take the whole front of the tractor apart and take the engine out. Of course I have to include pics:

    New clutch (left) vs old (right). New one is from a place that machines parts for pulling tractors. I had them build a light duty pulling clutch. It has several advantages over the stock one, hardened steel shaft, adjustable spring collar (which allowed me to back off the 900# spring some, original was like 300 I think), longer and thicker throwout arm, machined billet pressure plates, kevlar disk. I'm also installing a low range gear splitter (the thing with the handle) which is why the driveshaft is a lot shorter on the new setup.

    Tore the front of the tractor apart. The nose section is cast iron and felt like it weighed almost as much as the motor did. They dont build em like that anymore! All plastic now...

    New 6-pin billet driver. The original wimpy 3 pin is next to it.


    Clutch in place but not bolted in. I also did an axle upgrade while I had the front end off... used one of the later 80's axles that were built a bit heavier and had better steering geometry, takes almost 2' off the turning radius!

    Happy wrenching!
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    Generation side of the grid, that sound more like electrical to me then electronic. Easy way to tell, Electrical = powering peoples homes and providing voltage for their appliances; Electronic = those appliances being powered.

    Sounds like you're beefing the hell out of that Cub Cadet. Good luck with it. I have to agree on the axle upgrade too, and good idea of doing while you're replacing the clutch.
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    i have a 77 Chevy truck (manual), a 1961 mustang (stick), a 1992 cutlass (manual), 1999 camero(stick), 1949 early model p18 special deluxe with suicide doors (manual), a 1997 Pontiac grand Prix gt (manual), and a 1997 Chevy suburban (manual), a 1979 Chevy truck (stick), 1975 Chevy blue truck (stick), and a 1901 rat rod restored (stick).
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    Quote Originally Posted by sweetdaddydee1 View Post
    i have a 77 Chevy truck (manual), a 1961 mustang (stick), a 1992 cutlass (manual), 1999 camero(stick), 1949 early model p18 special deluxe with suicide doors (manual), a 1997 Pontiac grand Prix gt (manual), and a 1997 Chevy suburban (manual), a 1979 Chevy truck (stick), 1975 Chevy blue truck (stick), and a 1901 rat rod restored (stick).
    o.o; That's quite a list there... All manual/stick tranny's too. Why 3 trucks though? Also, Ford didn't make the Mustang until 1964. ^.^ But I'm sure it's just a typo.
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    I've changed the engine gasket, rectified the upper block, changed oil and all filters, fixed the losses from the exhaust collector, all withing a week and STILL this piece of crap needs fixing,


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    Quote Originally Posted by Skrillex View Post
    I've changed the engine gasket, rectified the upper block, changed oil and all filters, fixed the losses from the exhaust collector, all withing a week and STILL this piece of crap needs fixing,
    lol That's where it all starts, my man. Pretty soon, you'll be changine engines and clutches if you stick to it.
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