The Jalopy Journal
Before you know it we’ll have white stuff on the ground.
Got the desoto tail lights on and a dodge caravan seat in. Feels so much better driving now. Lowered the column an inch but going to go a bit...
@David Mazza stock bottom end babbit rebuild with .060 over pistons. . Unknown cam but doesn’t feel or sound stock. No numbers on it. Winfield...
Not my cup of tea....... Done right or to the hill....
@modelAsteve this car will never have a sbc in it. That’s a sin.
@V4F settle down now.
The sound and look of the flat v8 vs the banger. Mine is no slouch but I just have a love for a v8 over the banger. Banger is still cool but I'm...
Hello October. Heavy thinking but after this year it’s going 35 to early 40s flatty. As much as I kept convincing myself to keep it banger I’m...
@johnneilson thanks. I don’t mind my 3:78 gear for rolling around town. But in 1/8 mile racing I’d really like to switch close to a 4:56-5:12.
@97. Thank you. I saw the winters gear chart before and got confused thinking it was talking about gear width not the shaft size.
@97 I know they make the 6 spline 1 3/8” shaft gears but an old halibrand 101 needs 6 spline 1” shaft gears.
Thanks gents. The next question is where can I find these qc gears. Does someone repop them ?
Question. We’re the halibrand 101 qc gears out back the same as the halibrand v8 gears. Looking to scoop up a hali 101 but it has no rear gears.
I did seat of the pants feel for my timing. :confused: Runs good though. Haven't even checked the plugs yet
I don’t know if I’ll pressurize the motor. If I can get away without I’ll do it but if I have to then I’ll have to cough up the $$$$.
Yes. They have their insert bearings to use in the motor. I’ll be doing that and their inserted rods to go with it.
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