The Jalopy Journal
This is a replica of one of the Bob Jones Skyland Ford (A Denver new Ford Dealer) Specials.[ATTACH]
This '53 is powered by a 500 Cad.
I ran a flathead in a boat (Crackerbox class) for a couple of years. The biggest problem wasn't getting the spark plugs wet, but the distributor!!...
They're kinda like wearing a ski parka in the Sahara Desert, don't you think?
I have always loved parts that had no practical value!! LOL!!
Cadillac produced the FIRST mass-produced flathead V-8 engine in 1914.
Years and displacements:
1914 - 314 cu in - 70 HP
1928 - 341 cu in...
Cadillac Flathead V-8 1939 to 1948; and Lincoln (337cid) Flathead V-8 1949 to 1951
(the last picture shows a fairly rare 1924 Lincoln flathead V-8
Two of my all-time favorites:
I Love 'em!! (Look at my avatar)
They are VERY Traditional! Here's a picture of an air-racer from the 1920's that had scallops.
Available now from my friend at Single Finger Speed Shop
(Too bad the people who REALLY know how to run the country spend all their time working on old cars!)
This may have been posted before.....but it's too cool to miss if you haven't seen it!
Dramatic Vintage Racing Crashes
from "Back in the...
Here's a fun one!
1930 Bentley Chassis powered by a 2,578 cu. in , 1,500HP, 2000 ft/lbs at 2,700 RPM Packard PT-Boat engine built in 1942....
THANK YOU Gary Reynolds!! For posts 89142 through 89146 ..Wow!
Now, THIS is automotive history at it's best, even though they are not...
Personally, I LOVE this interpretation by 'Mart' in post # 89111 a few days ago:
" a representation of the world in which our beloved old cars...
Sign in front of a service statin in 1955 that breaks down the price of gas. I worked at a filling station in 1956 and we did NOT make 4-cents per...
I think '53 to '56 frames are essentially the same.
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