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by OOBigFish
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: May 2 Coronavirus Sucks Race
Replies: 5
Views: 1845

Re: May 2 Coronavirus Sucks Race

Planning to send in some cars. See you all on the hill.


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by OOBigFish
Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Homemade Concentricity Gauge
Replies: 34
Views: 21978

Re: Homemade Concentricity Gauge

Yes, the typical sizes I find are in the range specified. 97-98 being most prevalent.


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by OOBigFish
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Homemade Concentricity Gauge
Replies: 34
Views: 21978

Re: Homemade Concentricity Gauge

Never used Awana wheels. I use .096 through .0985 pin gauges for BSA wheels.


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by OOBigFish
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Homemade Concentricity Gauge
Replies: 34
Views: 21978

Re: Homemade Concentricity Gauge

I’ll add my improvement to this thread. I have a few different holes drilled into the block that allows me to change out the pin gauge size to match the wheel bore diameter. Using a properly sized pin gauge makes for less slop and gives you a more accurate reading of the wheel roundness. Sent from m...
by OOBigFish
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Jig-a-Loo
Replies: 1
Views: 1832

Jig-a-Loo

Anyone here selling Jig?


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by OOBigFish
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wheel Bore Sealer
Replies: 9
Views: 3733

Re: Wheel Bore Sealer

Yes, the bore sealer from Derby Evolution, not the cleaning product. Problem is when I do it either way I’m left with a bore that is less shiny than simply polishing with Novus 2. Wondering if this is normal. I’ve been inspecting my process more carefully this season, and the sheen lessens after app...
by OOBigFish
Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Wheel Bore Sealer
Replies: 9
Views: 3733

Wheel Bore Sealer

Hey Derby Talk, I recently tried the Simple Green bore sealer and found that it left my bores less shiny than simply polishing with Novus 2 when inspecting with a magnifying glass. Should a sealer leave the bore with less sheen? I tried both cleaning it off within a short amount of time and also le...