The Jalopy Journal
Me too, looking at where you started from until now is amazing.
Check your timing, too much spark advance will do that.
Don't like dealing with Cragslist for selling complete cars for all the reasons listed. I've had better luck advertising on the HAMB.
Scratched my head a lot. Reassembling a car I disassembled, painted, and ordered new trim and rubber parts two years ago, finding all the parts...
Spent all day fitting an air cleaner under my hood. New engine is a lot taller than the one it replaced.
Saw this while browsing U tube might come in handy, 2 parts.
built an air dam.
Put the Galaxie up on the hoist and started investigating a small oil leak at the back of the engine, looks like a pan gasket. Tightened the...
Finished working out the electrical bugs in the dually and moved my car project back in the shop.
worked on the dually, not traditional but it hauls my junk.:D
Had two 114s in the museum, the engines were283/4v mated to four speed hydromatics. They were snappy little rigs from the mid to late 60s.
Finished installing a more powerful starter on the race car to handle the higher compression. the rest of the week I'm going to service my OT...
This years motor.
I've been a mechanic, done body and paint, a welder, and even worked a bit with canvas and leather, but I hate replacing rusty floors and don't...
Pulled the heads on a Ford engine to check for cracks. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Called the vendor to see if my pushrods were ready.
Check your ignition timing, too much advance will do that.
How do we do it? It's a secret, we'll tell you when your 70.:D
I'll never forget Carl's face when he made the last run in the Phoenix. When he passed us on the way to impound his grin was ear to ear. I was...
Didn't work on projects today but yesterday I took my pushrod measurements [ATTACH] [ATTACH] to Smith Brothers and ordered a set.
Welcome from central Oregon.
Figured how to install spirallocks and assembled the short block on my 545 inch 460 stroker.
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Filed piston ring end gaps.:(
Just got back, went through the museum, they didn't get it, in fact they don't restore the cars that are in there.
65 and later 200 s are a seven main bearing engine compared to the four main 144 and 170 engines. They can be identified by the five freeze plugs...
Thought I had it made, pretty mild winter for around here, then Boom! 3 feet of snow in the last week of February. All I've done is shovel, plow,...
I have to pick up my rotating assembly at PER, and I want to go there anyways, I'll ask.
I rivet all my old Alliance tags to the inside of my walk in door.
I remember driving the Pennsylvania turnpike back in 66 and thinking how nice and well kept all the turnpikes were on one of my trips to the east...
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