The Jalopy Journal
One of my favorites.........
I had a Red Top Optima in my off topic Jeep for 16 years and finally took it out thinking it might strand me when I was out in the boonies. I have...
Even Ol' DW of NASCAR fame got in on the act at one time.....
I believe this photo is from Dawsonville. This bodystyle is my all-time favorite '57-'58, the Custom Tudor. I would love to find one as...
Someone once told me that real hot rods have generators.......and heaters!
Yeah, or get out! :rolleyes:
Seventy degree days are few and far between in February in this neck of the woods so I am taking advantage of this one while I can.
Yep, These were made by Foxcraft. I helped a friend of mine put one in his '55 Ford back in the mid-60's.
I really like the idea for mounting the speedo. I like your choice of color for the car, too. Three inch chop is right on the money!
When I was a kid I used to listen to the Indy 500 on my pocket-sized transistor radio and try to imagine what it was like to be there. They didn't...
I had one, a '56.............50 years ago!
Great news! Sometimes it takes a second pair of eyes looking at a problem to "see" what is wrong. I have been there too.
These folks have a terrific selection of cloth covered and vinyl covered wire of all gauges as well as Packard 440 wire and Rajah clips. Nice...
[ATTACH] I use an ammo box mounted in the bed of my truck for a battery box. I installed an Optima battery. It has worked just fine for years....
I am familiar with that area. I had a house in Reedville for a number of years and you are correct, not a lot of hot rods around.
Unfortunately I do not have any more information on this particular engine. It is in the Museum Of Speed collection in Lincoln, NE. I took this...
This is the one I use in my '32. The wife used some leather scraps from the seat to sew up a boot for the handle.
Prototype Ford twin plug small block
What's not to like about this thread?
Here's another one from the Vintage page.....
Probably the most under appreciated Ford ever. I really like these. Good luck with it.
Here's one of the Novi's....[ATTACH]
No, believe it or not, that's a '40 Ford.
Does this look like our old buddy Moose?
Looks like a couple of the "beauties" I ran across a couple of years ago near where I live........
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