The Jalopy Journal
I'd opt for the piston/cylinder wall clearance being too tight.
Once the pistons heat up they seize. When cool they let go and will run.
I'm at a loss why there is a difference as to what side of the vehicle a rear Panhard works from. Would that make Ford's Watts Linkage wrong?
In Australia the front/mid/rear engined argument was settled by the Government dictating how it was all interpreted.
If the engine projects...
The wheels and brake drums are one piece.
Just to make them harder to reproduce.
A quirk of early Bugattis.
The angle the steering universals go through is a bit scary!
Keep in mind those "rich" people paying $250,000 for a car to be built would be able to make more money per hour doing what they are good at...
Fortunateson has it right.
Cheaper to import a FARGO than a DODGE into all British Commonwealth Nations as the FARGO was built in a Commonwealth...
I found his hand placement (particularly hanging onto the spoke of the steering wheel) interesting.
How times have changed.
I have an OT custom that is mid/rear engined. A copy of the Little Red Wagon.
I once started it by leaning over the rear and jumping a relay....
Attspeed Auto Instruments.
Glossop St St Marys.
Porsche did it on their racecars in the 1970's to show up any cracks that developed in the tube chassis.
Radial tires were invented in 1946 by Michellin, so theoretically could have been used on almost all Hot Rods.
Of course they weren't popular in...
My first thought was Herald, but I think Squirrel is right (again!) with the TR6.
I don't think Heralds had the removeable upper trunnion.
I'd be bothered about the new brackets scratching my Cragars and also would worry about lug nut torque.
I don't see comparing todays cars built to 50's spec are a fair comparison.
Too many improvements in all sorts of areas to being a fair...
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