The Jalopy Journal
[ATTACH] Hi Fellas :)
I’ve been out of the hamb for a long time but some of you hardcore hambers might remember I did a build thread while doing...
I got this unrestored 409 truck engine for my latest project.
Working forward with the support for the rear torsion bars . This is for the backend of the bars . There will also be a 45 degree support from the...
I know it's geeky :) I just ike it as clean as possible . Grinding cold rolled or heat rolled is ok but cast steel is really something else .
A time ago I started the time consuming of cleaning up the block. After lots of grinding I realized how messy the garage turned out so I wait for...
Hese an older picture when I were about to make the motor mouths. I use 2 plates bolted upfront on the block and they rest on top of the frame...
Summertime works for me ;)
They're 1.050's and depending on arm length I be around 380-450. Thinking of making the length adjustable.
Thanks Hasty , I'm glad you appreciate my fabs :)
As you says , want the car 3-4 inches lower then my 5w and also get a great travel .
Just to get the idea
Below is the fab of a member with a bolted lower section supporting rear torsion bars , exhaust system and with a driveshaft ring.
Spilt frame for a new kick.
Cut the rear member , the axle needs some space.
Ok , I´ve been lazy. Finally I´m back at it, hope it stays that way =)
Frame horns are gone and the strait axle is mocked up.
Im all in :) true craftsmanship . I like it a lot !!!
Cheers / Martin
Thanks Mike , It´s almost about time packing the luggage , see you soon =)
First of all I use a waterjet to cut things up, and then a lot of other machines and tool that I got. I post more pics about it in time .
As it is going to be a torsion suspension there will be a lot of load to the sides of the frame rails and thats why I made the crossmember under...
Motor Mounts .
The piece that holds the brackets for the wishbones are also mounted with carriage bolts, the plan is that everything is possible to remove for...
Sorry guy´s , been a lot lately but here is some more .
A happy side note is that I've only got 3 more work days and then my brother and I will...
Welded up and grinded with a 5mm (little less then a 1/4") thick front edge .
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