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1957 Ranchero Autos Projects

2011-03-23 1957 Ranchero Diassembly

I started the disassembly of the

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Site Favicon Editors

I want to edit favicon.ico so I have a custom icon in IE and other supported browsers.

I have edited them before but can’t remember whem or how.  Initially Windows Paint was opened when I opened the file but that is not much of an editor so I went looking for something better.

Starting here: http://frankieloscavio.blogspot.com/2007/10/ico-files-and-how-they-work-using-best.html I looked at: http://www.axialis.com/iconworkshop/ and http://www.rw-designer.com/3D_icon_editor.php.  I will try to decide which of these to use as they both seem more than what I need.

I also looked at http://www.telegraphics.com.au/svn/icoformat/trunk/dist/README.html which is free and probably does all I need.

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Videos

Here are some videos

Oby and Yoda playing on Youtube

More Oby and Yoda

 

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Autos Projects

Old Cars

In an effort to keep computers from killing me with taking all my time and not providing significant physical activity, I have decided to spend some time working on and operating old cars. Since currently all my cars are over 12 years old, that covers them all. I will have articles and photos here. I will also keep some major milestone posts at:

http://www.texarkantiqueautoclub.com/categories/user-pages/dennis-walker

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1968 Ranchero Autos Projects

1968 Ford Ranchero

I purchased this Ranchero in August of 2010 intending to have something to work on but…

It was so much fun to drive and it looked so good already, I decided to look for something else to work on.

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1957 Ranchero Autos Projects

1957 Ford Ranchero

In March of 2011 I purchased this 1957 Ranchero to restore. I will be updating this post with original photos as well as current. I will create new posts with the restoration progress as it comes along.

This Ranchero is mostly original and in good shape with the following exceptions:

  1. The floor pans are rusted to the point of non-existance. This has caused the body to sag slightly and there is nothing to bolt the seat to.
  2. There is some rust in the bed and tail-gate. Some of the bed will need to be repaired/fabricated but it is mostly in tact.
  3. The original 292 V8 runs but is tied to a 3 on the floor manual transmission. It came originally with a collum shifted automatic so I am looking for a transmission.
  4. The steering wheel is not original but I obtained a 1957 wheel from the seller.
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This Site Goals and Development

  1. This site will be for members only.
  2. It will have 3 levels of security.
    1. members to view and make comments
    2. Trusted members can create posts
    3. Me only can see private posts.
  3. Plugins needed
    1. Absolute Privacy – Only logged in users can see this site
    2. Email Encoder – don’t allow the possibility of email addresses to be scimmed
    3. Private Post – Don’t know which yet but some of my blogs will be of a private nature revealing facts about some people that may want to preserve thier reputations.
    4. RPX – Allow users to register and login with Facebook, Google, AOL, etc.
  4. Not needed
    1. SEO – Not a public site.  Not letting search engines index or view anyway
    2. others
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Met Karen Flannigan at Chilies 

Thought she looked like Jenny Dodez