akioohtori
Akio Ohtori
akioohtori
Oct 20
1

One follow up to jminer’s comment, try to figure out if they are stainless or not. A simple trick is stainless is non-magnetic. Regular bluing won’t work on stainless, there’s a different formulation for that.  

Oct 20
2

I’ve got a couple of them and they’re awesome.  They get used more than I thought they would.  Looks like sharpie at first, but then blends in fairly well for a repair.

Oct 20
3

I didn’t know these existed, and now I think I really need one.  

Oct 20
4

Use one of these to blue the rivets. They’re only a couple bucks and available in most gun shops or on Amazon.  Not sure if it’ll work on stainless, but does on uncoated metal.

Oct 20
2

Fine steel wool. Much more precise than sandpaper and should easily wear away the plating. Also, unless is patent leather (‘sup leather daddy) it shouldn’t mar it noticeably. I sometimes use is on new motorcycle parts to make them look a bit more period correct.

Oct 19
11

I love buying shitboxes. I love driving them. Working on them, throwing junkyard parts at them, beating on them, breaking them, fixing them again, doing stupid stuff with them because it doesn’t matter, all that. You know what I hate about shitboxes? Read more

Oct 16
10

Sometimes after a longer shift, I'll come home and Luna's all ecstatic to see me, then she'll suddenly eat the full bowl of food that's been sitting for 9 hours 🤔

Oct 15
90

The “6-speed Manual” is a pretty broad issue on car search sites. Depending on the car, of course, whenever I search exclusively for manuals, there’s always a percentage of automatics that come up. First thing I do is scroll through the pictures until I get to an interior shot in order to confirm that it truly is a Read more

Oct 15
142

Literally zero people disagree with you.

The only reason dealers still exist is because they lobby to exist.

Oct 14
7

Im disappointed by your choice to address this free lowering in a responsible manner.