The Jalopy Journal
Pretty neat, I never knew anything about these before. Any idea how many where built altogether?
Still at it I see...
Garth Brooks is gay? I didn't know that.
Did you get it fixed? I live in El Paso and have a 62 Monterrey. I think Tucamari isn't that far away. I need the radiator but if you would...
Congrats on the sweet longroof and welcome to your intial step in the "yard fulla cars" club.
Not sure how I managed to miss this one all this time but it's the coolest thing ever.
To spin the disks, couldn't you just attach a pulley...
I guess it's not possible to get a pickup near those or they wouldn't still be sitting there.
I think it's a cobbler's hammer (making shoes)
Yea, I was in the "reading room" this morning and read that and remembered this thread. Makes me think Hamber's are everywhere:)
I'd be out...
Thanks for the updates on your progress, been following this one for a while
Looks like you are digging it up there, hope it's usable:)
Wheels are Chromodoras and worth quite a bit. That's pretty cool. Look for a trashed Espada to get the engine.
You could go down to the local steel mill and look for cool old car parts from the US.
I was having my cars moved to a storage lot (where people don't steal them) and saw this bomber oxygen bottle (B-29 I think) laying on the ground...
Wow, that's gorgeous! (how the hell do you get a spare engine from a GT250?????)
This is my favorite old photo of all time. I found it in a newspaper article about Daytona Beach racing years ago and have searched for the...
What's the purpose of the leather "booties" on the front spring???
I like the grill shell alot but not the little lights behind. The other...
That's a pretty neat looking chassis there, got any more information or old photos of the car?
And you can paint 'em other colors besides red.
I remember reading an article about the "Appenine 3.9" replica. Unable to find a straight 8 Alfa motor, the builder made his own out of 2 4...
That's about what I figured it was:)
I learn something new from here everyday. Never heard of "puss lights" before.
Now can someone explain the chrome jockey box thing?
Hydrogen embrittlement comes from the electroplating process and can happen to forged or cast parts. We use zinc plated screws here in the plant...
Juárez Mexico, 1950
Italian cars with your knack for prose, excellent!
I wasn't expecting to see a Fiat 850 here but that's a cool shot.
Everything on that car looks great!
That image of the word "THINK" in the middle of the steering wheel reminds me of my father. He worked for IBM for 37 years starting in the 50s and...
Thanks, will do!
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