The Jalopy Journal
Damn, you got me really wanting to start mine. Guess I better start saving for new glass!
I guess there are some interesting discussions on here regarding efficiency, power bands, and torque. Seems there is some trains of thought that...
Somewhere on the net I had read that the TV cable really only has one setting, that it's not meant to "tune" the shifts . Is that correct?
I have the TCI throttle/tv bracket, as well as their TV cable corrector for the edlebrock carb, so I don't think that is an issue
Besides, its a leadsled.....don't need to prove how many tickets I can rack up. I leave that to the open-wheel guys!
Firestone 6.70s, so I think that is a 28.5 ish tall tire
Holy crap Gimpy!
What rear end gear suedestude?
So it has been written :-)
Thanks guys, couldn't figure out why I was going backwards on MPG and power. Will look into this upgrade as soon as I...
So will switching to a 3:55 put me more where I want to be, and improve fuel mileage? Do I need a cam swap as well over stock?
looking for some input: I recently switched from a TH350 to a 700R4 in my 53 chevy before Lonestar Roundup. I was hoping for big things...
Yeah, I will definintely be following this chop! Glad to see some other Hardtop action on here!
Ok. My mind is blown on this. When you going to cut the wing frames? I'm curious if you have to take 3.25 out of the frame to get it to correspond...
Gotcha. So I guess my next question would be, how do you plan on tackling the wing windows?
So that is what a 2.5 inch chop is going to look like. Been planning the same for mine, but want to get the body tweaked where I want before I...
I can never seem to leave good enough alone, so decided to do something different on the taillights.
Still working on it, so thought I would get back to updating my posts.
I may try again and see what happens :mad:
I called yesterday to book our rooms, and was told they were booked up already. I went ahead and picked up our rooms through Priceline, but they...
Finally got one side skirted in between all my work travel. Still have some tweaking to do on this one, but thought I would get the other side...
Are any Tulsa area people heading up to Starbirds tomorrow morning? Would like to find a group to roll with!
OK, Heres what I found:
4- 23.25 *
5- 31 *
6- 38.25 *
I am filling mine in, but I can get you some measurements at lunch. I know there are the little holes above the wheel well that screw in, as you...
Yeah, Chevs of the 40s has them pretty cheap.
If I had another truck cab like this to chop again, and had the added benefit of a donor roof, I would do I similar to Martin F did by...
Well, ive finished all the inner panels, and got my skirt frame built. With any luck I will get the skirt skinned this weekend. I guess even slow...
Haha, I was thinking "depends on if you want to silence her,... or kill her"
Great minds think alike:D
Thanks Scratchbuilt! I still consider myself a hack, but I'm trying to improve my skills. Maybe with enough bondo it will look like something when...
54fierro- I am going to run a short little piece at the front fender. I liked lowering the trim, changes it up a bit, and will give me a good...
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