The Jalopy Journal
The wedding is finally here, this is our home for the week of the wedding preparation a beautiful thatched farm house built in 1900. I had a bit...
A belated happy birthday, great to see you’re back on the Coup looking forward to seeing further updates
The Borgeson steering box is now fitted and boy, what a difference that has made. It’s a quality piece of kit and well worth the money. Very...
Yes coilovers, I’ve got 300lb springs at the moment but they are way too stiff. My last coup had 200’s on it and the ride was much better. I’m...
I’ve just re-read this and must’ve had a senior moment, I thought you were asking about the 3 window Coup that was also in the trim shop! I’m on...
It’s got bucket seats like mine by the guy who owns it wants to change to a bench seat
Received this update this evening, the seats are now complete and all on schedule for collection on Tuesday. I’m absolutely chuffed to bits with...
Cool garage! Plenty of room for more projects :D
Just the seats to do now, collecting on Tuesday and looking forward to the 3 hour drive home
Just received another update on my Coup, boot nearly finished just the underside of the lid to do
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Took this today at Wheels Day, this rod has been on the road for quite a while and still going strong
Thanks, I’m very pleased with Chris’ work it is top quality.
It never ends, we converted a bungalow in to a 3 storey house about 9 years ago and...
First door panel complete
All the headlining, carpets and panels now complete and the leather upholstery has started,
Thanks, I’m very pleased with progress
Here’s a few more progress shots
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Looking good! Is that a Borgeson steering box? I managed to get an unused one on UK eBay and next job to do when it comes back from the trim shop...
I was originally going for black but and now going with this, “distressed” brown leather
Great to see you back on your project, very nice work on the engine mount.
I managed to get the coup in to the trim shop on Monday as planned but...
It’s powered by a electric motor from a mobility scooter. Will be good to see you back on your project. I’m getting seriously behind on all the...
Yes, it’s been stretched to fit on to a modified mobility scooter chassis
It’s in June, fortunately just enough time to complete all the jobs I’m doing, then in to the trim shop for the interior beginning of April which...
Love the El Camino, cool coup hd1084!
I decided I wasn’t happy with the first attempt at the switch panel as the fit wasn’t good enough and the...
Here’s another shot
This Roadster uses Speedway fog lamps as indicators, you may want to fit lower wattage lamps though
Exciting to get in to your project back again, I’m looking forward to updates already
Trans is all sorted now thanks, the good thing about having to get your car sorted for your daughters wedding is that my wife keeps saying “why...
I like the sound of guarded toggle switches, that could look cool
This weekends activity, I needed to tidy up the switch panel as it was a real mish-mash of switches, it’s got some nice So-Cal Art Deco switches...
Thanks, i will if I can remember to take some on the day! Your new home is looking fantastic, what a great photo, I hope it’s well insulated with...
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