The Jalopy Journal
You made me smile. You're quite the word smith.
Thanks for the memory tickle.
But that lime green panel has me scratching my head.
Thought it was just me. Don't get it , but then again I miss a lot. Picking up one of the...
Mistakes happen. No sweat. BUT, please lose the artsy fartsy blur on the picts.
Can't make it but never miss Eagle Field here in Nor Cal.
Our truck clubs annual show had a BOB (bolt on b***s***) award for a few years. Sometimes judging was tough. Others not so much. If there's a...
Love the stopwatches (average the 3 readings for an "official" time) and the oil pots for course lighting. Thanks for sharing.
Yer not alone! :mad:
I agree. The chop is perfect.
That's a date you really want to keep. :)
Thought I knew carburetors but never heard of the Riley. How would it compare to the SU, Stromberg, Rochester etc? Love to see an exploded view.
Many times the build is where the fun is.....
Who needs shiny. Tried the shiny look once. No thanks. :( Always liked the primer look. Looks...
and zinc oxide! ;)
Outstanding article and the pictures are priceless! Wonderful look at how it was done. Torch welding and hand held planishing hammer really caught...
Well captured, Ryan. :)
My thoughts exactly.....
Good luck & God Bless. We'll be here when you get back.
Know this is an old thread but wanted to say you guys are a wealth of information and thanks for giving me what I needed to finish a project.:D
Yes, thanks for sharing.:)
That was damn quick for the day. Impressive indeed! Glad no one was seriously injured.
Same strip (Fontana was my hometown) in '67. Christmas tree was in place and we raced "brackets". My Bug (yeah, I know) was pared up with a T...
Damn, that was a fun read! Thanks!!!:D
Thought it was a picture of a wreck! Didn't 'get it' till the later color pict. Sorry, just not my style. Too much like a Kartoon. Its someone's...
Next best thing to being there! Thanks for the great photos. :D
Hey! If its in print is MUST BE TRUE, right????:eek:
We have a multi-screen here in San Jose Ca and get together with friends and their old rides. Great night for friends and family.
Smiles and attitude. Get smiles and thumbs up from my old trucks. Driving them adjusts my attitude. Can't get that in a late model.
Actually the interior (headliner) is the ONLY thing I'd have to rethink. Otherwise change nothing.
Don't always know how to get there but know...
Wow! I want!
Its yours. Do what you want. Next owner can call you a dumb shit and 'fix' it. And so on and so on etc. Its called hot rodding.
Thanks a ton for the coverage, picts and article. :p Sounds like you 4 had a great trip. We've got Eagle Field on the west coast and wouldn't miss...
You may not remember 1965 but I sure do.:o Sounds like a great plan. Have a good trip!
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