The Jalopy Journal
Am I the only one who has a bullet hole in a Willys coupe? Can't be...
This was in 1995 with my sister in the car, the first engine I installed in...
If anybody is interested, the back up camera was $159.99 at [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Costco a month ago, see attached.,
I installed a back up camera, rear license plate; wireless except it has to be plugged into the cigarette lighter.
Didn't have one so bought...
I just heard back from the current owner, Dave Weissbart.
He told me that the previous owner/builder/driver Bruce Frumveller hand made them
It sure is!
I'll ask about the headers and get back to you,
Hi Mike, I thought so too. Nothing quite like a true Willys Gasser IMHO,
I took some shots of the blue coupe [pictures above] when we were at Hot August Nights in Reno
last year. Dave W owns it, even fired it up for me,...
Here's the same car in 2009 Half Moon Bay.
I use to race there in the mid to late 1960s, geez,
The wife drove her 34 to our Friday Night Gathering last night, she took our dog Isky.
I followed in my 30 pickup.
She did good!
A steel 40...
because my engine is set back so much, my firewall is set back as well.
Unable to use a stock [metal] door stop the wife came up...
My Dad was born in 1919 so he would have been 100+ years old by now.
Here's his 33 Dodge he had when he was a young man in S.F.
He and his...
Bel-Aire 2 door hardtop, black and silver original interior.
It was metallic heather so I had it painted a GTO greenish/blue.
Can't imagine how...
I'm use to swimming in the ocean in SF [not any more] but the first time we went to Point Pleasant NJ
I couldn't believe how warm the east coast...
I remember all that work, insane.
Our nephew lives in Colonia NJ.
You close to that?
Burger run yesterday, some friends met here at the house then we all cruised over to a restaurant
in Concord, Ca. Always a kick talking about...
I drove the coupe to a local upholstery shop this morning.
They're going to do the interior in black tuck-n-roll with black carpet.
I've got some drag racing buddies that bleed Ford Blue.
I like all of the big three so really doesn't matter to me; Chevy, Mopar and Ford in any...
Hi Bob, no, not me.
I'm not on Facebook, I spend enough time just doing e-mails.
Glad you like the Gassers as I do.
My memories are from Half...
Did I post this one already [rggg]? I hope not.[ATTACH]
This was in the SF Pubic Library, a SF Willys Dealership,
Thanks Thor, here's my birthday cake 23 years ago.
I had the coupe for two years...
65 pacecar, cool 40 Gasser![ATTACH]
73 years old today and still playing with cars,
Our friend Mike [a fellow Viet Nam Vet] also has a 50 something Pontiac
with a 455 4-speed,
Rocky, don't know if you know who Steve Castelli is [Willys coupe from the 1979 movie Hot Rod]
but his cousin Jerry Kenny [now deceased] had a 50...
And later in DVD[ATTACH]
Found a picture of the 58 Vette with tunnel ram I mentioned and another one of my 30 pickup with tunnel ram way back when. Haven't come across the...
I found it in VHS at a local movie rental store in 1995.
The woman said you can buy it because nobody is renting it.
So, $15 and I...
Ken's car above: The late Wayne and I started building our cars together in the mid 1990s.
RIP Wayne, attached...
[ATTACH] his brother Ken now...
Forgot to mention the 1968 movie Bullitt was filmed at NBC Mountain as well.
I was in the military and saw it at the show, instant homesick,
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