The Jalopy Journal
To me, it just shows how far ahead the Calif. cars were. It's in a car show, where it belonged.
(flame, flame, flame . . . )
I've got three lug patterns drilled in my 18s. They haven't fallen apart (there) yet. [ATTACH]
And drop it a few inches.
Is this cheating? The valves were covered (twice).
You didn't make it caps, only first caps.
Never saw him hit the pressure pump in the whole eight minutes.
If anyone was wondering why Crower would modify the vintage 8-cylinder Nash engine for a Bonneville car, here's a clue . . .
The Nash had 9 main...
Are there more '32 roadsters on the road today than Henry built?
A '32 grill looks great – as long as the new hood doesn't have to run uphill to...
"Please excuse my ignorance, I'm not trying to be a smart ass here, but what kind of wheels are on the back of the Howard Cam's Special? They...
Looks like the grille needs an orthodontist, too.
Ford didn't make one – so I did.
Here's one that just happened to fit my 28 Mercury Torpedo Salon . . .
To further confuse this – these 28-9 4-door cowls had a roadster/coupe tank hidden under them, along with a continuation of the 30-31 (yes) body...
I see a wheel in the cockpit.
It's probably hunting because of the bias tires on the silly (I cleaned that one up) grooved streets. After a few years I learned not to grip the...
I guess I got this wrong – 18" rears and 14" fronts . . .
Here's one with a 327 Chevy, a 53 Cadillac Hydramatic and a Cyclone quicky.
The driveshaft was cut off to the proper length, the back...
57 years – some roads are faster than others.
Maybe I could now get Ardun parts to replace the DeSoto parts . . .
Anyone ever see a Model A made into a Sportsman?
Here are a couple pictures of my 28 Mercury Torpedo Salon (the roof is similar to a 30-31 Ford). I did it myself (with a little help from Ron...
Nope – that's the only picture of the wagon I have. The Halibrands are still going strong. They've made a numerous trips to Bonneville over the...
Sorry, Tony. I gave this purple one (boat material over aluminum) away at El Mirage – never saw it again.
This machine may not fit this thread's timeline – but equipment-wise I don't think it will piss anyone off. This is from my first trip to the...
An 1/8-inch scattershield might more rightly be called an adapter.
About 60 years ago, when clutch/flywheel protection was mandated for...
It's a small-displacement ancient flathead engine. But you stick one in a lightweight car, as others have mentioned, and it'll pull its weight....
The Flat Cad may have a hard time running again at El Mirage, let alone Bonneville, with, what I understand, some unfulfilled obligations left...
I'll name it . . .
Some of those cars are still around . . .
1954 Bonneville [ATTACH]
2003 Bonneville [ATTACH]
2017 Bonneville [ATTACH]
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