The Jalopy Journal
The Murray body number on the firewall is the VIN on my 1931 Ford title
Awesome nostalgia for me!
Looks good. Wish I still had rain gutters on my 31.
2 at my house.
Jumped in the coupe and just went toodeling around in town for about 30 miles..Life was good!!! ;)
Check the float, needle and seat after you verify that the pump isn't putting out to much pressure,
The story sadly verifies the old axiom of "No good deed goes unpunished." Fortunately it could have been worse.. don't let it sour you though....
Get a MSD and be done with it.
The Money Hole.
Mt wife's T Bucket
I did the same thing in S. Arkansas in the late 50's. Probably looked just like yours. You're right.....it was a blast
Careful, you're makin some of us feel old but it's good to have younger folks in the HAMB. You have apparently never used points...:)
I use 3/8 stainless brake lines and polish them with Mother's chrome and mag wheel polish. You get a chrome like finish pretty quickly. Here's...
A Model A coupe hotrod is simply "old school classic." Here's my 31 money hole in the garage. The first shot is with the 350 and deuces before...
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My wife's T. Currently getting a door installed.
Hi there. Welcome to the zoo.
I'm almost 69, 6'3", 320 lbs and I get in and out of my 4" chopped 31 5 window [see svatar] without too much problem. Guess it boils down to...
Hope to final paint next year with house of kolor brandywine candy and ghost flames.
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I like to tell em, "Give me $xx,xxx for it and you can redo it just like you like or think it should be. I built it for me, not you!" That...
Be sure you have the middle carb as the only one with an idle circuit and have the end carbs strictly as sealed dumpers. only way it will work...
Could be. Truth is money got short with all that we were doing to the car and a roller cam was too spendy. Had the L79 flat tappet and lifters...
It was both inside and outside. New and modern tech vs old tech. The dual quad air gap intake matches inside and outside.
Cam and lobes were perfect and all lifters went back on same lobe. Regardless we already plan to change the oil and cut and spread the filter...
"What the.......?? It wasn't like this when I parked it last night!! Honest!!"
Finally got the coupe back on the road again. Geez that stroker is torquey.....goes like stink too. Almost scared myself last night as I wasn't...
The new engine coming together slowly. Got the intake, carbs. distributor and radiator installed. Also got the new battery box and 15 gal fuel...
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