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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #120 on: June 12, 2018, 02:06:56 pm »
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My windows are all boarded up and I don't have a clock, so I have no idea what time it is, Its kinda like living in a casino

Sounds like a crack house.

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #121 on: June 12, 2018, 02:49:07 pm »
I wouldn't know about that, Jenn would think possibly, Supose they have to hid from task force drones nowdays.... I do it for security and blocking UV rays from old art, otherwise once a day everything gets bleached by the sun, over multiple years that's really hard on pigments....And it helps keep late night noise to a minimum. However Jenn does have a ventilator which curious fact can backdraft the furnace, So carbin monoxide is a constant battle.
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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #122 on: June 12, 2018, 04:47:42 pm »
If any of you guys were curious about that fancy dandy hole cutter heres a link (A/zon has them too).... It seems a little spendy but its adjustable so you save money on hole cutters on the backside, Its kind of tricky to figger out, and uses oddly sized set screws which always have you looking for a different Allen wrench, and buy extra blades because it gets used.... HIGHLY recommended.https://www.holecutterstore.com/hole-pro-x-230-1-7-8-to-9-1-4-twin-blade-adjustable-hole-cutter-kit.html

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #123 on: June 12, 2018, 07:48:31 pm »
Even from across the room I can see there is no going back now.... This thing is going to be downright nasty. :-\

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #124 on: June 26, 2018, 04:10:47 am »
I have heard it said on a project like this take pictures, Lots and lots of pics...Well, Jenn don't do that, no diary, no build sheets, pretty much nothing other than "Titanic" style forensics, and a few notes on changes in the manual for the new owner. And by now that is probably quite evident, Don't tear the whole thing all apart all at once, but slowly and systematically starting with the worst of the project and work it as far as possible, but don't assemble it yet before moving on. For the new guys I am not saying don't take lots of pics, its just that they wont be as helpful as you might expect when it comes time to need them, and very difficult to follow the orientations of multiple pics. Just understand what it is your working on and it will tell you its secrets....The coin door,  Given the bolts actually bolt the lock bar receiver behind it also, so the holes are quite precisely placed as to allow for some adjustment, and it all has to work together, as opposed to a game cab where you just put it where you want it and drill the holes, This creates a problem, and there are 2 solutions that I am aware of, #1, is scan it and make a template in P/s or #2, remove the section, clean it up and clamp it to the cab which is what we are going to do. :-\

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #125 on: July 05, 2018, 08:28:10 pm »
Metric hardware..... Back in the late 70s I believe,(mere observational history) American cars were starting to use metric bolts usually down around the transmission, cross member, mount and such but only in specific areas and were marked with blue, most of you might remember this. Odd I thought, whats the point? other than they were built elsewhere as components to be assembled in a central location.... Well today our Getaway joined this mismatched condition, the bolts and T nuts (for the light bar antitheft blocks) are apparently not commonly available as non serrated flange bolts in stainless as Imperial, but were as metric, and a crash course in base 10 ensued. OMG!....Anyway Jenn did happen across this conversion chart which was really helpful for you builder guys, it draws a comparison line on the ruler as you change the values (and apparently 6mm = 1/4 in. who would have ever guessed?)  http://www.ginifab.com/feeds/cm_to_inch/

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #126 on: July 05, 2018, 11:03:34 pm »
you'd be surprised how often I have to convert decimal inches to inch fractions.

I've always used this... https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/fractional-decimal-equivalents-d_1159.html

being within 1/64th is close enough for the girls I go out with.  ::)

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #127 on: July 06, 2018, 07:42:47 am »
That chart is nice. I just printed it out, thanks. I just had to convert a decimal to fractions for a hole I had to cut for a bass guitar speaker. Next time I will have a handy chart.

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #128 on: July 06, 2018, 09:54:39 am »
Metric hardware..... Back in the late 70s I believe,(mere observational history) American cars were starting to use metric bolts usually down around the transmission, cross member, mount and such but only in specific areas and were marked with blue, most of you might remember this. Odd I thought, whats the point? other than they were built elsewhere as components to be assembled in a central location.... Well today our Getaway joined this mismatched condition, the bolts and T nuts (for the light bar antitheft blocks) are apparently not commonly available as non serrated flange bolts in stainless as Imperial, but were as metric, and a crash course in base 10 ensued. OMG!....Anyway Jenn did happen across this conversion chart which was really helpful for you builder guys, it draws a comparison line on the ruler as you change the values (and apparently 6mm = 1/4 in. who would have ever guessed?)  http://www.ginifab.com/feeds/cm_to_inch/

Stop calling them "freedom units". Americans didn't invent the imperial system, and if anything, our lack of adopting the metric system may be a contributing factor to the idiocy of our youth.
  The metric system?.....Hee,Hee :laugh2:, Ya that totally dumbed down society....(Giggle) From here on out Jennifer will just be her own assistant to human resources ....OMG, (Laugh, and Laugh)

To help you "un-dumb" yourself. Metric bolts can be identified by the grades as indicated on the head of the bolt with numbers (8.8, 10.9. etc). SAE bolt grades are indicated by hash marks (3 hash marks is grade 5, 5 hash marks is grade 8, etc). Identifying this will greatly reduce the time you waste searching for the right wrench. And if there are machined notches on the side of the head of the bolt, it's left hand thread (righty tighty, lefty loosy does not apply here).
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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #129 on: July 06, 2018, 12:25:57 pm »
Clever Nephasth I see what you did there, but for the record that wasn't me calling out "freedom units" in that thread (That was a fun day Jenn is still amused ;D).... As it relates to this project, Metric obviously is not my go to in design but in this case it may make sense, In terms of availability especially given the fact this machine already uses custom bolts (mine are finally made but are still at chrome shop) and these cable blocks are not original Getaway parts anyway, aftermarket mod at best and easy and quick is good so we can get this thing to paint and assembly.... However I was not aware of the right/left threads, that is relatively uncommon by "freedom unit" standards, and could potently have Jenn second guessing my decision on this metric hardware thing.   

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Re: Jennifers "HOT" new pin....
« Reply #130 on: July 06, 2018, 05:21:33 pm »
You'll typically only find left-hand threaded fasteners on rotating assemblies which might cause right-hand threaded fasteners to come loose during normal operation. Even as a mechanic, it is rare to find left-hand threaded fasteners.
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