The Jalopy Journal
Yeah I was reading this thread and didn’t recognize any names but yours.
Oops,,,forgive me,,,also Ryan.
Yeah I saw that several months ago on a GM website,,,I didn’t want to cause a stir though.
Live and let live I say.
Besides,,none of us...
The idler pulley is basically solid aluminum that is bored in the middle for the bearings and bolt.
Why not buy a new piece of aluminum stock and...
Only on the Hamb.
Where else can you show a pic of a 70 year old steering column,,,and someone recognizes it right away.
The new Stuff can’t be...
When I was a kid,,,it seemed that the 8 inch one was always on the 4 bolt main engines.
Maybe that was a coincidence,,,but it always held true...
Cool car,,,,is that Cliff Robertson as the cowboy ?
I was just a kid,,,,but still great days. Lol
There is some really good reading there,,,a whole lot of it.
It finally list the oil brand names towards the bottom.
A lot of good brand...
I am sure you are right,,,I remember my friend saying how his uncle had painted it.
And he didn’t use 600 grit for the primer,,,oh hell no...
Hey guys,,,here is a question.
How does the rear cam bearing get lubrication ?
I see that it does not have a oil journal to it.
I am assuming it...
I didn’t think the Buick bill meant that towards you.
I took it that he was just talking the marketing industry in general.
No reason to get personal,,,,just a poor guys opinion.
And on the other end of that,,,,I have worked with plenty of really smart engineers.
Forgive me for asking,,,,,but what about the base prep,,,,primer finish ?
Many years ago,,,,I was looking at my friends car one night in the...
I always have plans and I hope I get to some of them.
My Desoto engine,,my Flathead,,,,,a lot of around the house stuff too.
Make more money to...
Yeah. It seems the Mercs have a somewhat smoother approach to some parts.
I really like the oil fittings,,,,,that tee looks really cool...
Those are oil shields that fit in the tappet chamber to control oil flow to the pan.
They fit onto the main oil galley pipe,,,with spring...
It’s strange really,,,,,when I was a kid,,we were pretty poor.
Now people actually paint their stuff to look like crap.
I just don’t get...
Hey guys,,,I thought I would post some more pics for anybody that is gonna use the factory type oil filter.
Everyone was saying that there should...
Well,,,,I’m not a scientist,,,,,and I know that my education is limited.
All I can go by is my experience,,,,,and the fact that I pay for the...
Every time I see FYI in capital letters it always means someone is talking down to me.
I am certain you are very intelligent,,,but,,you need to...
Maybe,,,,it might be the equipment,,,,,the lifters and not the installation or break in.
There are a lot of crappie parts being sold now.
Sorry K13,,,,,didn’t mean anything by it.
But when you consider STP has been around since before some of us have been alive,,,I think I might give...
Hey Mark,,,you know I’m not too good on this stuff yet.
What year is that Merc ? The stock one,,,,and not trying to not pick,,,is that front...
Here is a really old goody,,,been around a long time.
I still think it is one of the best,,,,but,,,I’m old school.
Don’t get me wrong,,,most new...
Yep,,,,not a problem. Only happened once,,,,and it was my fault,,,pure and simple.
At least I admitted it.
I have seen some people that think...
Here are some pics of the jackets I had made for me and my son a couple of years ago.
I’m not sure what chain stitching is ?
These are made with...
Sorry Bones,,,,,maybe it will work out still.
You never know what the future holds,,maybe the Grandson will step up.
So the line has an orifice,,,and the inner housing tube as well.
The line from the block to not over pressurize the can,,,and the...
Okay,,,,so it was fine until the tuneup work ?
I would double check my work .
Start there and then move on to the rest.
Have you ever spoken with them about it?
Maybe they are too afraid to ask ?
I didn’t mean that bad,,,,,,just that sometimes you never...
This reminds me of Andy Griffith,,,,,where he wouldn’t sell eagle eye Annie,,,his favorite fishing pole.
You didn’t sell the truck,,,,you just...
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