The Jalopy Journal
Just wandered in here by accident this week... what an absolutely gorgeous car!
Just caught up with this thread.
What a cool car... and a great story... especially since you've gotten to meet the people who owned it, built it,...
fun thread, thanks for letting us tag along.
great thread, enjoyed the pics, thanks a bunch for sharing.
fun thread folks!
I'm old enough to remember helping my dad with the metal cans and the spout ya shoved down in the side... and he taught me to...
woot, sounding good, looking good.
quite an addiction you have there...
stupid hot rods... :D /s
I put the bolt in a vice and took a pair of vice grips to the corroded brake line side, where the nut was rounded off... after a few attempts with...
congrats on getting it to the track!
Thanks for the replies folks, I wasn't sure about that brake line coming out of that hollow threaded bolt or not... being a separate piece. I was...
vehicle in question:
1953 Chevrolet 3100 series(half ton) pickup
I am trying to replace all of the brake lines as I had a rupture...
manual steering, sitting in a fuel tank with no rubber bladders, no real fire suits... took a certain breed, that's for sure.
so shiny and sparkly.
great pics and videos, thanks for the coverage folks.
Lots of awesome rides.
I've never used one myself, just recall seeing them or their variations at garages in the 1980s.
start looking for a serial number/model tag... it is probably a piece of metal, riveted on somewhere. Might be stamped into the body in a odd...
wandering around going through old/used parts that I took off in case I needed another one for sizing or to use as a backup, etc... Hey... is it...
well, it sounds great anyway xD
I fixed some wiring on my '65 C10 last week... you? xD
So cool you got to talk to the original builder, that is awesome.
That seems like a really fun car to go drive and have some fun in.
Us old truck guys have a saying when it all goes bad : old trucks are fun!
I guess you can change it up to : nitro cars are fun!
oh neat... best of luck with this project. :cool:
Well, cool truck... but holy moly at the crash pics.
What sort of wheels are those? They look good on that body style.
Yeah, that's the stuff I like.
Well done whoever built it.
How did Lanny like his cruise in his old ride?
Thanks for sharing, it was fun to tag along with you.
great shots, looks like it was a lot of fun.
Thanks for sharing.
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