The Jalopy Journal
Great pics of three great days. Hats off to the organisers. It keeps getting better each year I attend.
Good write up & pics Thommo. Glad you enjoyed the day and had such great rides on display for the general public.
Great summary & pics. Hats off to the organisers. Thanks for the invite, spewing I fell ill to a dodgy vindaloo and didnt make it.
It now looks better, since the Cycle Guards fell off the other day.... Cheap Chinese bolts.
Yep. See you Saturday
It won 3rd Place in the Best Coupe category. Beaten by two big dollar show cars shown below.
The Orange Willys won 1st place and the Brown Deuce...
It made its Debut at the 51st Victorian Hot Rod Show this weekend.
That's the only show it will be in.
Now to drive the pants off it.
My Engineer conducted the final inspection today which included a braking test and general safety inspection. He passed the car and issued me with...
Just getting some Test Drives in and sorting through some teething issues.... One by one I'm knocking them off.
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Here is a video of the first drive. The only issue I had was that the Vintique throttle spoon pedal stripped the spline on the second drive........
I'm sure we can squeeze in a quick Shakeout Run.
Yep..... I hope to have final Engineer inspection this week, then RWC & Reg by end of next week.
I'm just yet to decide on Full or Permit...
Is this better?..
Here is the start-up video. She started straight away. I had her running for about 8mins with no signs of leaks. Now I just need to attend to a...
I painted them Matt so they blend in as much as possible with the Tire. I didn't want them Gloss & Shiney to stand out.
I had the tracks I...
No startup today. I had a hiccup with the Fuel lines. I lost one of the fittings to the Fuel Block and most shops carrying such stuff are still...
I just need to make the fuel lines leading to the Carbs, Bleed the brakes and she will be ready for her first drive tomorrow.
I painted and fitted the signatory Deuce Grille today. It's now looking good.
My rear screen was AU$85, but that was just laminated glass. So I went to the same place for the drivers door glass and he charges me $300 for...
Thanks. 55 Olds Dash & 41 Poncho Wheel. Something different I thought. But I love the Art Deco look.
Glass is now all fitted. The Dash is fitted and tested ok. All electricals are done. Grille Shell and Radiator are fitted, as well as the front...
Trunk lid is finally painted and fitted.
The wheels have been sent to get Trued Up, as they had a few knocks, before they get Powdercoated Black....
Just waiting on the last few pieces (Trunklid, Gas Tank, Hood, Grille Shell, Garnish Moulds and Dash) to come back from the Painter...
Cheers dude. PM sent. Maybe put it on here for others to see also.
Has anyone managed to get this Foxton turn signal unit to work with the two prong Flasher relay? Please post your wiring diagram or explain the...
Tail Lights (1941 Pontiac) have now been trimmed and fitted.
Here are some before and after pics of how much had to be taken off to get them to...
Time to decide on Dash Knob/Key locations.
I have three knobs (Heater, Lights & Wipers) as well as the Ignition Key and Push Button Starter.
Thanks for all the compliments. I'll pass them onto the Trimmer.
Here are some of my close up pics, showing the quality.
Same here Thommo. Won't be long now.
And she's home... Over to me now to fit out electricals.
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