The Jalopy Journal
Tag me when you start on her. ;)
Good call.. She's a 250 w/292 crank @ 311 c.i.
[ATTACH] She's a runner. Our fastest run was 96 mph in an 1/8th.
We are working out the details, but that is exactly what we plan on doing. We will all relive that day through the car.
Jan 18 1944 - August 22, 2017
Just for icing on the cake Gene Winfield was at my shop the weekend before the Battle at the Hill event doing a metalshaping workshop. Gene made...
I heard ya there. I am very ready to build another one just to race them.
Seth is a good kid, were lucky to have him..
The rear end is a 3.73:1 locked 9", 2 speed shortglide with 32oo stall and transbrake, but the engine internals were kind of a mystery as the...
After getting to know you and hearing your remarkable life story I am just blown away. The stories of being a blacksmith in a Chrysler...
Now for the fun part..
Jim Hayes and Fuzz from Elwood, Indiana getting the motor up and running correctly (playing with it).
Butch and Doug Lewe waiting for her to cool down after a pass at Bunker Hill Dragstrip in Indiana on test and tune night.
Rich Mickelson from the Road Kings C.C. striping the panels. The paint was completed by Doug Dorn from Dorn Restorations in New Castle,...
The brake kit was donated by Dale Holden of Alexandria, Indiana and let me tell you they will stop her in a hurry.
Pipes being built by Jim Hayes of Elwood, Indiana
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