The Jalopy Journal
Years ago I went thru Frank Hawleys Drag racing school in Florida.
I drove one of his alcohol Funny Cars.
A second cool thing about that outing,...
Here we go AGAIN...the BEST...........!
Just who's best do you want to hear about ?
So...you did, did you..?
Why do people start a sentence with the word..."so" ? Your English teacher is probably rolling in her/his grave..!
What's your problem ?
Your note says that you DID (see above in red ..!)...get the white lines out..!
You need the whole wheel, or just carrying the rim ?
Two different things..!
Has this web site really disintegrated the level of this type question ?
Who the hell cares WHAT it "looks like", or what habits people...
You gotta find/buy a real Hilborn scoop..!
Do what ever modifications required to make it fit with the two AFB's
Study the chart in post #7.
There are MANY ways to accomplish any given thing. Don't put a ton of thought into any ONE thing, it'll...
No Chevy engine in existence will bore .30" over AND....still be usable..!
What the hell was the builder of those heads thinking ?
The springs are upside down..!
Bad idea for many reasons, and can't even take advantage of...
Yea, even the entrance price was rolled back to about 2000 (or earlier) too. I almost asked..."are you sure?" $20 for both me and my 54 Stude...
Use the phenolic rather than the aluminum.
A small thing with a two barrel, but the aluminum will transfer engine heat to the carburetor. The...
Does look s bit "odd" doesn't it.
Either what you've said, or a really good optical illusion.
As more of a complete answer...
The copper plate inhibits the full heat, during the heat treat process, from getting to the steel under...
First, yes, that number is a cylinder head casting number (535976). Used on many engines.
Once all the old garbage is cleaned off, it might not...
To me...some of the best days of drag racing, when the "original" FX cars were taken to the next level with the addition of blowers and Nitro.
Not really. They are only a coupla/few degrees, not enough to miss any glass if you drill too deep.
Again, not really..! A screw at about a 5°...
No "real" paint, no upholstery, most everything else.
Some tools I don't have, I hit up a local shop or friend that has what I need, but still do...
Gary Clinton, boy does that shot bring back old memory's of when I had my Anglia. We raced more than a few times.
You talking about the cast aluminum boat pans from the 70's ?
Haven't seen one in years.
Super Clean and aluminum...NOoooo.
I just did both an AFB and a WCFB in Berrymans cleaner in the last few weeks for people.
It used to be a real...
The 461x head was the best flowing iron of the early era.
Back when the "Econo" classes (A, B, C ,D/ED and A, B, C, D/EF) became a thing in NHRA...
Winters Champ in the back of my Stude wagon.
Bought it caliper to caliper from them. Zero problems in about 6 years.
You "BELIEVE"...it has 31 splines..?
Did you...count them ?
There were two castings. Some with two large ribs (as shown above) and some with...
The title is "Drag Cars in Motion".
Nothing about the year(s). There's plenty of later..."old" cars in this (and other) thread.
I'd say...follow the instructions in the kit you buy..!
ANY other questions should go to the manufacturer.
Good name for a blown Anglia.
Either run the manual lock-up switch, or put a "good" fluid cooler on it.
Without the lock-up feature, the converter will slip as it does in the...
NOT so much. What are you guys smoken ?
All you have to do is look at photos of 30's, 40's, 50's cars...RIGHT HERE within this web site...
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