The Jalopy Journal
Great car if it's what you really want..or, are you settling for it because of what you really want is out of reach?
Neat car, but not highly in...
An adventure sure to never forget..good luck, enjoy.
No bad choice here..nice car!
Personally I like roadsters and convertibles with the top down "in the wind"..not because of the aesthetics...
I do my own work, with the exception of upholstery, chrome plating, and engine machine work.
Retired now, but it was the same way when I was working.
Pressure/overbearing sales force/tactics, will make me run as fast as my legs can carry me..regardless of what it is, never to return.
What works for me is to utilize my '40 as a Hot Rod/Mild Custom, that is what I built it for.
I have a much newer F350 4x4 that gets the duty for...
If a car was worth say $30K in running condition, and you have an opportunity to buy same in non-running condition for $20K..I'd be alright with...
^^Agree^^ Way beyond "like".
Beautiful car, nicely done.
Enjoying the Safari as was originally intended..and in this day and age even more styling then it was back then.
Good looking car.
Big fan of...
How's this project coming?..Any updates to post?
Chrome would be my choice, if that's not in the cards body color.
Agree with the rest who said to move the lights forward.
I can appreciate the desire to "make it your own" by switching out the tire/wheel combination, but in my opinion that car is perfection as is....
Nailhead with a 4 spd, in a '40 Ford..great combination!
Nice, have fun with it.
Cutting/buffing final paint.
Mine are not "perfect", neither are the tools/equipment/skills I have that created them.
I'm okay with my end results-not perfect, but pleasing to...
Like the nailhead and fenders..nice Hot Rod.
Sure, I could learn more/anything about a multi-meter..although if I encounter any electrical issues beyond my limited knowledge, I can call my...
Too much at half the price.
Nice work on the frame.
The bed is now sitting on my '40 project/build.
'53 Buick Roadmaster
Good luck with your project..here's a pic of my old '35, I sold years ago[IMG]
Hey Steve, I'm another one who has trimmed/cut a fan blade (without issue).
I think you'll be fine, I seriously doubt any minute difference (If...
Great project..big fan of full fendered Model A Hot Rods.
At large car shows where there is a Sea of beautifully finished show cars, I'll glance ahead, and If I spot an old un-restored original paint car,...
I like the car..anybody would be hard pressed to re-create that car for that money (If not impossible).
With that said, the Ford/Mercury's '46-'48...
Looking forward to seeing this one come together.
What determines buying a particular project for me is having an honest understanding of my own skills, experience, ability to assess...
Nice build, will make for a great Hot Rod p/u.
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