The Jalopy Journal
The six cylinder Mavericks were four bolt rear ends.
I think you mean Motor Wheel wheels. Rims are just part of what makes up a wheel. This isn't a tuner site. We speak English here.
Install just the main leaf then stack the others on a long piece of all-thread with a nut welded on one end. Tighten the all-thread with an impact...
How much pressure are you running them at? These aren't heavy cars but a lot of guys make the mistake of having too much air in their tires.
Don't buy it without pulling the heads to assure there are no cracks in the decks between the water passages and the valves and check the bores...
Not a chance in hell.
Send in the clowns.
A sidecar seems like a good addition for you. Are you adapting it to hold your wheelchair?
There are a lot of really knowledgeable guys in the Vancouver area, the best builders I know who would be happy to give you the best advice to get...
^^^That's what I thought too. Get that car running, buy a Brookville body, after-market frame and build a hot rod out of that. The idea of tearing...
There's nothing wrong with a flathead. They were reliable from the '30's to the '50's and still are today.
A lot of people over inflate tires on hot rods to begin with. I'd recheck toe in, put 24 lbs in the front tires, maybe '26 in the back. and check...
I've done a couple, masked them first then red scotch-bright. Don't think they were primered and sprayed them with Krylon. The last one was ten...
Isn't the vacuum system quality more important than the box itself?
That's probably not the original frame but the body sure has nice lines.
Look for a small bump, about the size of a beebee on the crank pulley. There is no line or notch.
Around here you can get a drive shaft shortened for $100. What Squirrel said is the correct answer.
^^^^That's the same one Mac's sells.
Mac's sells there standard offshore one for $8.49. But they also sell a U.S. made one for $40.49, pricey but I've been using them for years...
I bought a flathead one time from a guy who had it suspended with fan belts around it, from a chain hoist, wouldn't recommend it but they worked.
If my old back let's me walk I'll be there looking for a nice '32 roadster body for under $5000. something not needing much work and preferably...
Hollywood Acc. Inc. model D52.
Take another drive and check the temperature at the wheel bearings. That will tell you whether the welding you did on the axle housing may have...
Yes, I've only seen one set as cast and they look real rough. He has to do a lot of work on them when he gets them back from the foundry.
I think they're cast in four or five pieces. The glass channels are cast into the frame pieces
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