The Jalopy Journal
After more than 40+years of going I've gotten to old for all that walking.
I used it on our lakester tube frame. Removed mill finish and then brushed on KBS base followed with their white top coat. Still on but have some...
First have it checked for cracks no matter what it cost. Pressure test is the best in my opinion. If your on a budget get a SBC.
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In Mass. all original "safety equipment" must be operational for any vehicle regardless of age. My antique 67 corvette was flunked at inspection...
Did you have the Ford block checked for cracks ? The last flathead I built took 4 blocks before I found a good one.
As I remember Bill Burke built the first belly tank after the war in '46or'47
If you get a 425 Potvin you will have a cam.
I had good luck using a 220V Toshiba VFD on a 1 HP motor. Turns single phase 220V input into 220V three phase output with capability of varying...
Do basement builds count? On a 17 year lakester build my partner and I did all the work except welding that the drivers life could depend on. We...
I ran a Flathead K-88 in the late 60's.
Marcia is also an avid Land Speed Racer with several records at Loring ME. She owned and drove a former 57 Chevy stockcar refitted for Land Speed...
Could you post a picture showing the nose from front and side.
What's wrong with the ones used on every new car? We use weather pac on our race car. Available in several wire size.
"Traditional look" may be cool is a broken head or worse also cool. I would hope we learned something in50+years.
I have a Chassis Research K-88 had it since 1966 Flathead powered haven't run it since 1971.
My first drag race was in 1959 at Orange Mass airport I was15. Wally Market had a C/Dragster and held the National Record for several years.
Here in Mass. the inspector will engage the parking/emergency brake, put the car in gear and apply some gas and the brake better hold or you...
I believe the bed sides are the same from late 30's to early 50's. GMC had a bed 41-46 that was 108 long.
39 transmission will be fine as long as it is a 39 cad/LaSalle.
Stock ones are a lot lighter than adjustables
First thing have the block hot tanked and then checked for cracks
A long time ago I cut and spliced up a set for a 3 window Buick from a 4 door Chevie. Both were 1934's. The front 1/2 fit perfectly with screw...
No matter what type of event you are running it is tough to get volunteers.
Shirley Temple's brother raced a roadster at the dry lakes.
What's the same?
I've enough acres(6) but not enough buildings but I am too old and too poor to build more.
My daughter. She is a primary school psychologist and she makes big points when she drives in in my '67 Corvette Coupe with side pipes and 4 speed.
Chevy grill will not fit a GMC. GMC grills VERY difficult to find and nearly impossible to get apart to restore.
We got 5 1/2" last night here in western Ma.
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