The Jalopy Journal
JTI930 As was asked "what's not to like?" Maybe you should just skip over the flat head V-8 and go right to s SBC! You'd have the only one out...
Record runs are at 7:00 AM- Don't be in the line at McDonald's when this is going on!
Check out the USFRA web site- some good info there
Who moved it 3/4 inch forward and why?
Curt's dad did wood working and built a lot of wood frames for the cars Curt was doing metal work on.
Carb sizing: Using cubic inches can get you close but better thinking is horse power. The carbs you are using came off a motor making 100+ hp....
Love the flat bed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Fastest yes- Quickest no! Bob Ambrose went quicker- In-Liner record holder!
What may be in the radiator is old water pump grease. Need to flush it with some Dawn or similar product. Just a cap full is all you need. Usually...
Every time I drive my Model A's!
CALLCOY- Thanks for the attaboy! It was a really l fun project and once again the Nor-Cal FAST guys really stepped up. We weren't about to let...
Great truck! I sure hope he just does a few simple mods and not the sbc route!
Love it! If we could just shut that damn dog up!
Callcoy- sorry we never got that picture- maybe next year! Good seeing you!
Great job! There's more engineering and work in your top than I got in my entire roadster!
It's your tires! I had them on my roadster, changes to radials, night and day! Get rid of the rear Ascots also. You're not running on dirt.
Unsprung weight is a very big issue. Anything you can do to get it down helps. Wildwood brakes and disc, aluminum hubs, aluminum wheels, tubeless,...
You shouldn't have to do that. I have 2 As with the set up you have and they run fine.
Another thought- do you have a non-vented radiator cap on...
The A is a much more modern design- it has and oil pump! Really just an oil lifter!
A crank will fit a T with a lot of machining
Got the bearings or king pins wrong
TYPO 41- If you need any advise on the Porta- Potties I did it at B-ville for 20 plus years! No one bothers you and the tips are good! Don't...
The internal parts on the two '32 rearends do not interchange- different animals!
I have had better luck with a rebuilt B fuel pump than an after market electric.
Back in the day (20's-30's) a lot of different make cars were run. Today it is mostly Fords. The raw materials are plentiful, parts are readily...
Have-n way to much fun!
I hear the "RED" ones really leak oil !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Steve- V4F - only once!
Herb- I have never had the power come on suddenly at 6K on my flat head banger!!
Most grins for the least buck- that's what it's all about!
The earlier Miatas use a battery that mounts up behind the dash. They are small in size and a dry cell. I have used them and they work good. Most...
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