The Jalopy Journal
Any relation to the original "Grumpy"?
Hell, I've got McGurks little book on GMCs right here on hand. Had a 270 in a '50 Chev.
A couple of cinder blocks work just as well and can be stolen a whole lot easier than jackstands.
Too kool for skool.
Also, don't polish. The rough surfaces help in atomization of the fuel in street motors.
Jeepers----3/16" seems more than "lightly". If you go that much you may want to taper things some. Just eyeball what you think is good flow...
BEWARE!! Thin skin around here can be dangerous thing.
If it don't gaw (go), chrome it!
The last time I had a wildwood doin's canceled I had to do it by hand!!!!
SWEEEeet. I'd say drive it as is for a while and figure out what you like and don't like (duh?) Unfortunately I couldn't afford to even LOOK at a...
I ran the open chamber heads on a 454 (gasket match port job, steel shim head gaskets) with about the same setup as you've got and they worked...
I seem to remember that one of the farm machinery manufacturers ( New Holland?) used Ford 4 bangers (9N?) in their pull behind combines and such...
Remove all ethanol subsidies. If it remains viable, fine, if not-----.
That's a decent job on the pickup-izing. Both coupes we did had the quarter beads cut away in order to stick a box on the back.
My '51 Merc for $375.
Got any pictures of the installation.
Some years ago there was a cartoon in one of the hot rod mags that showed a grungy,pimply kid in his cobbled up roadster driving by a window and...
Two months ago----'51 Merc 4 door---$375
1 year ago----glass 27T body and frame---$500
Have yet to go get---'40 ford PU---FREE.
To the Tech Archive with this one!
Nice work. How much per hole?
I'm in with my '51 mordoor. By the look of that list some of those guys should "spread the wealth around". ;-)
Damn it. I got the hots for a belly tank again.
Take a look at fireplace screens. They are punched with various designs and can be used for grill inserts or speaker covers & etc. Look better...
I picked up a '51 Merc 4door for $375. Chopping it now (4 front, 5 rear). Picked up a bbc 402 cheap a few years ago ($250), same with a th400...
Cuz that bitch is always fuckin me.
I agree with hellonwheels. If the original crossmembers are there trash the scabbed on parts and go back to original style suspension, patch the...
Sloooow RPM----100 or so.
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