Ranche De Tardel: Day 5

Saturday, September 22, 2007

We spent the day getting ready for the open house and the Hot Rod Revolution. As such, I’ve got nothing for you in the way of lessons learned… continue reading »

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Ranche De Tardel: Day 4

Thursday, September 20, 2007

I spent the morning doing some work on the computer and didn’t get to the shop until around 9:30. That one hour head start was all Keith needed… continue reading »

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Ranche De Tardel: Day 3

Thursday, September 20, 2007

So when I left you last we had just finished what Mr. Tardel calls a “backyard” rebuild on a 1940 Ford flathead. See, Vern builds some of the… continue reading »

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Ranche De Tardel: Day 2

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Yesterday, I failed to mention a particular pleasure at Tardel’s. It seems there was a large air race in Reno over the weekend and as luck would have… continue reading »

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Ranche De Tardel: Day 1

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The weather was crisp this morning in Santa Rosa. The cool air surprised me as the sky was clear and the sun was bright. It made the setting… continue reading »

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The Flathead Rebuild: Part 1

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

A few years ago, I spent a week at “Ranche De Tardel” learning the basics of building a flathead Ford. More recently, I dove into my own flathead… continue reading »

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Articles Of The Year

Friday, December 21, 2007

So as 2007 comes to a close, I thought it would be interesting to crunch some numbers and list the top 10 posts in the last year on… continue reading »

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The Silva Speed Special (Part 3)

Monday, May 19, 2008

I’ve mentioned Kevin Silva’s sedan a few times here on The Jalopy Journal (here, here, and here), but I’ve never really gotten into the full story of how… continue reading »

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