The Jalopy Journal
Nailheads are the meds!
409 Truck engine in my ‘38 Chevy Coupe
it depends on how the arms going from the motor to the wipers are attached. If they’re attached on opposite sides of the wiper motor shaft then...
I used a rear window wiper motor from a Jeep Cherokee in by ‘50 Chevy sedan delivery
Native Texan here for 68 years. I can’t imagine living any place else. I laugh when I hear about people putting cars up for the winter. Occasional...
Watch that blood pressure!
I had a garden tractor tire that kept leaking around the bead. Broke it down and applied some permatex non hardening gasket sealer to the bead....
Yes it can. The 53 column has a nub on it that keeps the turn signal housing from turning. You can weld a small nub there or put a short screw in...
I actually have a turn signal unit off of a 53 I’d sell. May need a new switch.
If you install a 53-54 steering gear and column you get a built in turn signal switch along with easier steering due to roller bearing on the...
L79 cam has 222 degrees duration @ .050, 264 @ .010 and .447 lift.
I second the opinion on this. I have used this cam in several 283's and love it. Sounds mean idling and has decent midrange power.
Massive vacuum leak?
Water dripping out is normal after a cold startup. Water dripping out after warmup is a problem. But any excuse to go to a bigger motor works for me.
I’ll be there
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