The Jalopy Journal
Hmmmmm. The "winter project" is coming along nicely. Winter is so subjective. Santa won't mind; you're likely on his "nice" list anyhow. Keep...
That is so...... elegant.
Ok, now I am more confused than ever. I really didn't think anyone would like it's current silver color. Maybe I'll live with it for a while.
Dropped one exhaust pipe on the way up to Santa Maria. I "borrowed" some fence wire from the chain-link fence along the highway to hang it back up.
Best damn story I've heard in ages! I have 3 young sons; can't wait for similar adventures! Thanks for sharing! DD
I was drawn to the silver because most of my mental images of 50's hot rods are in grey-scale from all the B&W photos dating back...
My 59 wagon with my 31 coupe
The current silver color of the coupe was predicated on a deal I made with the painter who had some extra silver paint which saved me quite a bit...
Fantastic build thread. The 35 looks damn good. Congrats. DD
Excellent photography. Your pics drew me in and made me feel as though I was there. DD
Wow. What a restoration! Looks terrific! DD
Great pics. Thanks. DD
Wow. What a terrific story.
I dig your long roof. Welcome. DD
Wow! What a tremendous result to your ardous task of rehabilitating a beautiful ride! You should be proud of your work!
Wow, Cab, the mill looks and sounds great!
I hate the fact that I am such a hot rod dork that I know this piece of trivia, but the neon lights on...
Inspirational. Thanks for a terrific piece of literature. DD
What a terrific milestone, Ryan.
I sure hope there is a WINDOW for your peace of mind. (I don't see one in the picture). You may need an...
The book is required reading for a traditional Model A build. It contains a wealth of information. Enjoy.
Beautiful. I am addicted to this build. Thanks for taking the time to post your progress. DD
I would just like to take a moment to point out that HEMI was able to work-in the term "ne'er-do-well" into his erudite discussion about...
Wooooooooow! What a score!!!!
(I did that once when I stumbled on a huge cache of vintage Batman comic books. My wife nearly killed me.):eek:
The overflow is not clogged.... cuz it overflowed! D'oh!
Yes, obnoxious loud electric fuel pump.
Actually the tank is a custom fab'd fuel cell in the trunk that sits below the level of the carbs. That's why I'm confused.
Yesterday I topped-off the coupe's fuel tank for a long cruise up the coast -- and it flooded the motor. How does that happen? Without the...
It's really coming along. The chasis and mill look terrific. Keep us posted!
1979 Porsche 911. Ouch. That shit hurt.
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