The Jalopy Journal
Here's my 54' Mild. Bought it this way. Placing a new motor in it other than that it's just begging to be driven. [IMG]
Boss man called me a few days ago and said "Hey! I found a motor. 239/2 speed w matching numbers." Well we picked it up today. Here's a clip....
I took it in to the shop and the carb was gaumed up. They rebuilt it and adjusted the valves and set the timing. She's running but 2...
Thanks J3' I got the manual and been combing thru it. I was looking at those high torque starters but the shop fixed the old one and billed me for...
My 54' [IMG][IMG] [IMG] [IMG]
I have no clue what tranny is in it. I know the motor is not the original. Its a 272 off of a 56' F1.
Switched the title of the thread to more accurately describe the topic.
So after figuring the issue out by tracing each possible problem and...
She's on her way to the shop. We shall see what the problem is real soon. [IMG] [IMG]
New starter negative on turning over.
Edit: Either way I called my local shop and they're taking it in tomorrow.We shall see. This thread should...
Sum bitch damn near fell off the car. The starter that is. Relieved to know it was a matter of screwing it back on. Here's a clip of loose it was....
Yeah. I didnt get 25 yards from the main entrance when it caught my eye and i had to see it. Tons of custom work. Although I have been...
Sorry boys, i had to call in the heavies at Jimmys Top Tech here in Austin. God dammit im still learning and i hate to throw in the towel so quick.
I think i see on the left side of the motor as youre facing it under the exhaust manifold. Am i right? Either way i have no clue what difficulty...
do you know where its located on the Motor? Im looking but cant seem to find it.
Hahah it's all good. Just trying to learn as I go along here. Lol.
Ahhhh this puppy??? [IMG]
I noticed this yellow terminal was out. I'm assuming a solenoid of some sort? [IMG]
Is it possible it could be electrical?
Hey guys. So I swapped the fuel pump out w a new one but its still doing that whole squeeling noise like in the video. Any ideas???
Trying to get this thing on the road, dag nabbit!
That's my newly purchased 54'. Nice pic!!!
i just bought it which is what lead me here. And thatnks for the tips i will do that.
I think that might be the stock photo they use. ... I hope cus i just bought the damn thing just before i read your post. :/ And yes the wipers...
White smoke from the engine breather hose? very faint.
Thank you so much! Im new to this fellers so thanks for being patient w me. Seriously!
Got up this morning and it would'nt start. Take a look. Is it related to the fuel pump? [MEDIA]
Im looking for a new (mechanical) pump but i see two different types that are apparently compatible. Can someone tell me the difference if any...
My concern was more on the issue of losing all brakes which is how i realized i needed to swap all this out. Lost all brakes almost wrecked ... crazy.
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