The Jalopy Journal
Last year was the year for plastic gas cans of all sizes- found 3 and the 5 gallon one was even full of gas-
Cheboygan MI in the 60's- We had Proffit's, A & W, The Flame to choose from for a burger and a coke. And then for most of the evening we'd...
2 of 3 are 3 on the tree- Falcon a 4-speed on the floor- Bob K.
We always look for the roads that got folks from point A to point B before there were freeways- I drive 55 mph and get passed a lot-
Fake ones do had the same affect- no odor-
Pretty relaxed about my cars- do not lock- but then I live in a rural area of MI and never have had any problems of the types described- when...
Would like a nice '53 Ford Coupe as that was my first car- like the current truck and Falcon-
But hard to think about forever- I'm always...
I turn them over pretty fast- have had the '46 since 2011 and for now plan to keep the 3 I have-
Some good stories- A buddy and I at a show- he in a 40 Ford PU and me in my '39 Ford Coupe- it was a very hot day- he had a cooler full of pop...
That trip is on our bucket list- I've researched a couple times- enjoy the adventure-
Had the skirts but painted them up and installed this Winter-
[ATTACH] Hauls the dog but is set up for camping-
Nice pictures- been there a couple times as had family living there- used to be a Mel's if I remember correctly-
Try to drive mine at least every week- enjoy the reaction from folks- that is still the best-
No new projects but still enjoy keeping up with...
Years ago got a ticket- I was young and tried to talk my way out of it- told the State Trooper I was just keeping up with traffic- he said "Son...
Drove the Falcon and the PU Monday and Tuesday and then we got more snow- melting again and do not think they used any salt-[ATTACH]
The Ford's do it for me- soft spot for them.
I have drum brakes on all three- but live in rural area- two lane roads- not a problem here-
But usually driving 55 mph- these are not freeway...
Being retired have no plans to drive in snow and salt-
Some changes to the "Hillbilly" as it will become my daily hauler-
Cap so we can haul the dog-
Fix the wipers/horn and turn signals-...
You can come visit- Bob K.
This looks very much like the one I bought in '64 or'65- fixed it up and drove through college years and took to Ft. Knox after being...
I try to pass on any information that could help the new owner- Bob K.
Worked at Miller's Shell in Kalamazoo while in college. Walt Ash Shell in Plymouth MI while doing student teaching.
Even worked for Total on...
That would make a good dog hauler!
Red Ron moved from Farmington MI to Daytona around 2000- never missed this show- lost track of him- wonder if he still does-
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