The Jalopy Journal
FWIW My issue with welding has been with seeing and controlling the mig weld puddle with aging eyes.
Using clean magnifying helmet lens and...
Thanks for the up close detail pics.
We faced the same problem in the cab of a 1937 Dodge Brothers PU
The area not shown well around the cowl vent opening was just as bad.
Are you sure it's shrinkage? Shrinkage at failure level usually happens long after the paint dries.
Describe better or post a pic.
Are you sure...
I saw one in a Galaxie parked by Dunwoody Tech around 67 or 68 in Minneapolis.
Repop parts and parts from another car can cause fit problems as well.
Wrong day I know. Received this in a recent shipment from Wrights Custom Chrome. [ATTACH]
jaw22w........ I think you are not reading some previous posts.
Working on the same problem now.
We cut the elbow out of Gates radiator hose part number 20957 It will need another 1/2" cut from the motor...
Maytag Toy Racer built by Maytag. Powered with small air cooled washing machine motor.
Sheet metal body with cast aluminum wheels, grill,...
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Was the glass raw or previously painted? If raw I would suspect resin solvents gassing off in the heat and "inflating" the paint coating. Paint...
Does anyone have experience with seats made by Wise Guys specifically for the Dearborn Deuce body?
Was leather upholstery used? Would you...
I just posted FOR SALE a vintage BLISS 21 ton press on the ANTIQUATED FOR SALE thread.
One very old BLISS 21 ton single stroke back geared press. $100.00 You move or I move at your expense. Thanks. John[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
From my experience it seems that most tube bending collapse occurs when attempting a radius too small.
Experimentation is sometimes necessary to...
31 Vicky........ What blasting material do you want used?
In our part of the world "media" blasting uses the tiny plastic pellets which remove auto paint coatings leaving a smooth warp free but not rust...
Media and walnut shells certainly are useful in some applications but do not remove rust.
Media blasted parts are smooth indeed and require...
Blast, blow off with clean dry compressed air and prime immediately.
Yup looks good at 20 feet.
The mold release agent is completely cleaned off. I can just catch my fingernail in the "webbing"
Pictured is one of the tires that sat for at...
I appreciate the feedback but I need it concerning specifically 820x15 American Classic bias look radials on 7" rims.
I used inner tubes to open...
Mine arrived with one side wall collapsed enough that the beads were touching. Were yours?
Anyone experience problems seating the beads on 820x15 American Classic bias look radials on 7" rims?
Swing it with big dog leash chrome chain.
Looks like surface rust/pitting has formed under the paint/primer.
Is there rust through pin holes etc?
Stripping the finish to bare metal will...
I don't have pics but in the late 60s at least "Truly Nolan" the termite exterminator used early 30s 4 door sedans placed on street corners in...
The paint companies market "wax and grease remover" to clean metal and paint prior to painting. Why are you not using one of them?
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