The Jalopy Journal
Good to see that Jim and Sharen Thomas's coupe and roadster are still making the seen. I guess they stayed in the family. [ATTACH]
Life would be so much less without family and friends. My older brother went down the same road. Unfortunately he was 1400 miles away and I...
Welcome. Keep us posted on how that dream is coming along. BTW, two of my kids were born in Deland
Nope, wasn't me. Was told HE had to strip it down and start over.
Heard a story of a painter that built a booth like that. He was doing a black enamel job and his "trick" was to heat the paint on a hot plate....
About a dozen years ago we were coming home from a long distance event in the '32 towing my Mullins luggage trailer. On I-95 with our exit in...
Sounds like we're turning this into a red head thread. Me too, and if I'm going any distance which I like to do, the top is on, between the sun...
A couple spaces over from us is a Y-block tripower and T bird valve covers.
Sold a few early Ford parts at the Charlotte Auto Fair.
We are in the Orange field against the fence near the tunnel - XXO 20,21,22 (Look for my buddy's gray motor home) Stop by, have a cold drink and...
AF is 10 hours for me Piece of cake.
Mike, glad you took time off from the Merc build to join us at the Black Dog yesterday. [ATTACH]
A good friend and fellow HAMBer now in his 70s drew this car when he was in high school. He finally got around to building it and after a 27 year...
Basic black and white in my roadster
[ATTACH] Here's me before weight watchers, yeah right, at the SoCal open house in my autographed RF shirt with one of my other Hot Rod Heros.
In the 90s at his booth at the LARS I was looking at his stuff and listening. A dad and his 12 or so year old son stopped by. The dad told Ed that...
Oh yeah, missing nut syndrome. Before my last drive out to the LARS we tore my roadster apart for some upgrades. Pulled the engine and trans for...
Finally finished reading Street Rod today. Seems his hero's always get killed in the end.
How about putting the taillights in the bumperetts like this [ATTACH]
I said that cause I wasn't smart enough to scroll down to the last picture with the tire mounted!
Is that a set of those new invisiron radials?
Time to take care of a couple small issues on my roadster for another year of carefree cruising. AND make some real progress on the two neglected...
Not really sure. I bought some parts on line from a guy in Franklin. He asked me if I knew Chuck and said that he was in Franklin.
Nice work Bill. Happy New Year. I heard that C. Longley has a place in Franklin, NC. May just be a summer place
This is my favorite Merc panel truck pic.
Sorry livertucky, didn't mean to hijack your thread.
It's a '48-'50 Canadian Mercury grille I have three of them to make one, maybe two out of. The plan is to use some of the Merc trim and badges on...
Be really careful with paint prep. A friend had used rust converter and although a lot of quality paint prep and a beautiful black paint job was...
[ATTACH] Sounds like my story except mine's been in the same garage for 20+ years. Your body looks really good.
Ron my old friend, Merry Christmas to you and Mary and all the family
Lee and Lynda Bearror
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