The Jalopy Journal
Yes TT , I will have the springs , postage from New Zealand will be a bit rough , best wait for Cosmo first .
As it happens , we got to the end of the road ....... :)[ATTACH]
Near the start of the Nevis Road , a few drops of rain at the top , but not enough to damp the dust down . :) [ATTACH]
warning notice :)
Faded blue [ATTACH]
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Daily driver and work truck for 22 yrs , Still had the original 216 in it until last month (235 now) .
Broken bus 7...
Yeah , sorry , that's the rears , those are the park brake bits . But the springs are the same .
[ATTACH] Yes , two short springs . pic for reference . (my '37)
Love Homers Gasser , that looks like SO much fun :)
@Stogy yeah , about 8:30pm , it's summer here :) :) Engine is back in the truck now .....
@vetteguy402 , the block has been cracked for years , the mains have been rattling on startup for half that time , now a valve is burned , I'm...
Only supposed to be one project in the shed at a time (my rule) but the '40 decided it wanted another engine ....... [ATTACH]
Thompsons Gorge track .[ATTACH]
The '56 truck diff is already bendix brakes .
Yeah , every day .
It's therapy :)
With a non standard master cylinder , I cannot help. I don't know about proportioning valves.
The bendix are "self energizing" and work with less...
I used a '46 front axle (bigger king pin than the '40) and '54 front hub assy , complete. The Bendix shoes are 2" and the huck 1 3/4" So I am...
I put bendix brakes on my '40 . You are on the right track looking for AD or Task Force truck items .
I am not sure what you are to do for the...
I painted the wood sides on my deck , no primer , just a thinned coat of color then normal top coat . It's been on nearly 20yrs now .
Probably the first time I saw the '37 , thinking "I need to own this" :)
Move on 5 years , it is in my shed now . [ATTACH]
I was the 3rd car in the line , stopped at the red light , driver of the truck that ran into me "didn't see me" !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! shit for brains...
I let my youngest daughter learn some skills in the truck, got the dance of 4spd no syncro sorted out , then she bought a car with auto trans , LOL .
Yeah . A ford (in this context) is a river crossing with no bridge. :) and yes , the "road" was a bit naff ... [ATTACH]
<< Pretty close , but its got radials ......
Yep , all good , the weather had made a couple of them a bit exciting , but nothing too unexpected .
A friends '46 , sharing time outside my place . [ATTACH]
Memory is not what it was , might have posted this already , so here is a pic of my camper , I have had the truck 21yrs and the camper was built...
Yeah , I love the red Flx , and look at the work gone into the yellow Ford ....... :)
There is a , umm , Commer I think , locally , blown...
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