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- Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:08 pm
- Forum: Tools, Parts, and Fabrication
- Topic: machinist tricks
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Here are a few tricks and tips I've learned over the years:To find half of a fraction just double the bottom number.ie half of 5/8 is 5/16.To find the right drill to use before tapping a hole look up tap drill chart on the net. The size of a bolt is the diameter of the thread, not the size of wrench...
Coil springs out of a ranger stx,with auto trans and air cond have a higher spring rate,thus raising the front. Getting yor rear springs re-arched with aleaf added will do the rear.Fender trimming still req'd.This worked for me until I was ready to go big.