The Jalopy Journal
Went with some 15x7 cragar smoothies
Haha thanks man,yea ive knocked a little ugly off her .
Im doing a little fab on the bumper,adding bumperettes.
A little update on the ford. I swapped out the dana44 and put a ford 9" with 2.75's.....alot of firsts for me, learned how to replace axle seals,...
Day late,dollar short..
Those wheels are not staying,i got some steelies i need to clean up..haha wana buy them?
No twin i beam i can confirm that. Man this is a head ache . The p.o. didnt know much about the drive train.
I could i determine if this isnt the original frame, find a vin on the chassis?
Oh ok...yea i looked up these doors and the 63 has them, but they dont throw off the body line so im ok with it.
Im going to have to challenge you on that twin i beam set up, you say 65 is first year was looking to buy a 64 custom cab that had twin i beam....hmmm
Ive looked into a crown vic clip, if i stumble on one for a good price ill buy it but for now im use the existing twin i beam set up.
Thats the wrong doors?
Love those econolines!
The only stamp i found on the block was under the oil filter (EI 8F19)
Dana 44 /c30294
Ok, so i think im making progress on identifying this drive train, but could use some help! Im pretty sure i have an FE big block, dont know if...
Haha did that red front end give it away?
Its not the o.g. drive train...im thinking its a fe 390, thats another issue im having..haha..
I still need to knock some ugly off .
So i just brought the truck home, its pretty solid truck. No major rust outs. But i am having a problem trying to identify a few things. Maybe i...
Themoose - thanks for that set up on my studebaker, can u do one more please...can you just paint the bumper white and leave the grill chrome,also...
So i have an idea for my stude and would like to see a visual of it... can we paint the front bumper and grill white, kinda like the old ford...
I would have never thought to use teflon. I wonder how it holds up on those high temps
Thanks for the help guys I'll post an update and let you know if that fix the problem.
No its the second to the last bolt.
So im hoping thats the case and if so, it just needs to be backed out and new thread sealant?
I have very little experience when it comes to these inline engines. Do the head bolts run through a water jacket or is it something worse?
Im building a 264, those parts are harder to find than the later nailheads
Thanks for posting that video i enjoy learning new techniques, so i decided to mail it off to russ and let him rebuild it. Its in the mail.
Yea i think im convinced,im just going to mail it out.ive always been the type to fix stuf on my own but i gues not this time.
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