The Jalopy Journal
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Lots of mistakes.On my first fuel bike I didnt have a strong enough front brake anchor.THAT was exciting!
Right now I have 5-glass T bucket,55 Ford,50 ford a just OT by 2 years big block 4 speed galaxie and an ot chevelle .Those are all more or less...
Seems like the older I get the more acceptable 4 doors become.
Why do you not want to buy the book?
Good for you! I wish I had car friends like that.
Happy birthday Roothawg! Wish I was 50 again!
Dana you are right-when we were kids no music was unthinkable! Now I find I care less and less about it so I have no radio in my cars.
I used the column shifter on mine and converted it to work with the automatic.It was easy and seems to work fine.
Looks solid. A hell of a deal for 600 bucks!
Well done HRP ! She sounds like my oldest daughter ,wish I could convert her.
Coming along great! I like it!
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I rarely throw anything away.I have parts from stuff I dont even remember.
My Y block has solids and I have a 292" SBC with solids.
You can fix anything if you want to bad enough.I dont think that one is worth fixing.
It looks like you could spend a few hours cleaning and touching that up and it would look fine.
Nice solid car! Interested to see where this goes. BTW a 4" angle grinder and a cup wire wheel will save you hours and hours of cleaning time.
I learned on Dads old 9N "red belly" Ford tractor. I was never allowed to drive his cars but there was a big junkyard about half a mile down the...
Highlander if it wasnt for dirty T shirts I wouldnt have any T shirts at all.
I had a 64 Biscayne wagon with a 235\powerglide-THAT was a DOG.We put a 283 3 speed in it and it lost a lot of its canine personality.Anyway it...
If its not a hot rod\gow job it sure missed a good chance!
It seems that you want to use one of the engines you already have.Makes sense to me. If both engines are in equally good condition I would use...
I have 4 roll away tool boxes in the garage and 3 tool boards.That way if I cant find it on the boards I can go box to box .I DO put up the tools...
Never ran brackets but have played plenty of staging lane poker-When I was running fuel bikes you would always take as long as possible getting...
Very nicely done!
I have a Sioux seat cutter and Sioux valve refacing machine that I used at work for many years and when they bought new ones they gave me the...
Dana is right about real aircraft seats mostly being used in racecars.That being said they are a lot more comfortable if you fabricate a cushion...
Really nice work! I thought so too HRP.
Really neat boats!
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