The Jalopy Journal
Thanks for all the responses guy's. Local rodder is changing the interior of his 53 Ford p/u and I got his seats and mounts, think I'm good to go.
Getting ready to rip the ragged interior out of my 48 Merc coupe, would like to use bucket seats. Any one have suggestions on what fits easily?...
Getting ready to start ordering parts for my Merc. What insulation are you guys using? I'm looking / leaning toward FatMat and Dynamat. Preferences?
I have the front bumper guard's, they are a little different from the one's on my 48 in that they have 3 small ridges on the top front. If your...
I usually attend a Sunday morning "gathering", pretty much the same group. Allways something for sale. One older gent has been trying to sell...
Never saw a Goodyear heater, but scrounging thru the junkyard back in the ' 50's, pulled a Firestone radio for my '48 Studebaker. Push button no less
Used those "J" hooks to lower the front of my '56 Merc and my buddies '56 Ford.
mopacltd..Every Sunday morning, north West side of town. Corner of Rancho and Craig road. Near North Las Vegas airport.
Been a few years back, but was satisfied with stuff I bought from them.
Nearly every Sunday morning , I attend a cruise in. Huge parking lot, only one or two business's left. Usually pretty much the same crowd, but it...
[ATTACH] 57 Star Chief drop top, same owner for the past 44 years. Not mine, I just maintain it.
Fired up my '48 Merc, drove to our Sunday morning "gathering". Then to breakfast, bloody Mary's x 2 and home. all before it got to 100 degrees!
Little bit of shakin' inVegas, again on Friday night. Nuthin compared to Ak in 63 / 64. Been thru a bunch, never got hurt. In Tacoma, saw my buds...
I just wet the tire's and spray on the stuff from the dollar store, ("Totally Awesome") and rinse it off. Shiny tire's ain't on my list.
Bought the southern air package, piece of crap. Traded it for something, probably a cat. RUN, Forrest, RUN!!
From previous experience, bite the bullet and go with Vintage, youll be glad you did.
Thanks for the pix. The old drop tank on a stand was a hot ticket out on the "Res" when we heated with stove oil!!
Can't find my name, thought I threw my name in the pot... count me in with a '48 Coupe.
DAMN!! That Plymouth grill looks like a natural.
Thanks for the "KWIK" response, I'll give 'em a try.
Ready to wire my 48 Merc, any one use Kwikwire? Pro's, Con's, Issues?
welcome, you will find Pontiac to be the odd ball of G.M. I maintain a 57 Star Chief, (non-original). Have one of those trouble lights. If you...
Las Vegas, if you can afford to live here. Pretty decent weather, and at least 3 / 4 events every week. Not shows, just gatherings. Lots of Clubs...
How in the pluturbian hell did you find parts in Rittzville? Or did they come from Spokane or Moses Hole.?
Anyone using one of those CrossFire caps on a SBC? If so, is it just a remove / replace deal? Looks neat.
Bank bag, under the seat.
Looks pretty much all there, yeah, every one is right about the portable trouble light. My partner has owned Her 57 StarChief for over 40 years,...
My partner Sue dries a '57 Pontiac StarChief convertible ZZ4 crate motor, 700R4, I have my Merc. Lot's of fun cruisin' both of them to a run.
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