The Jalopy Journal
I will try a small part with CLR. The paint is fairly solid but very oxidized - chalky. I don't want to get below the paint.
Ok, sounds like what I would like. Apparently you don't buff it at all. I will try it. Thanks
Which do you like best except for the mess with the rags. Does the Penetrol turn orange?
My 74 F100 must have gotten a cheap paint job years ago and it is very chalky. It also has a fair amount of rust spots. I am not going to spend...
Hope you don't mind this off topic topic but this is the best place I know for the advice I need.
My pontoon has thin aluminum fencing as all of...
Thanks to all.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] This is a car my mother and father owned in the late forties. These two photos are of my mother and of my father with my...
Damn Burt, you sure cut my hair good. I think I'll have you do my taxes
I see one that does. It is the Jag going through the intersection.
The Fairgrounds race track in Birmingham, Alabama. Many a car went into the Hog Barn.
I don't want a 12 foot ceiling as I am going to heat and cool with a ductless system. My floor is 6 inches thick.
I have ramps. I may get a...
Got a new to me garage. It will have a 10 foot ceiling. I suppose I want a two post lift.
The floor is concrete.
What lift do you guys recommend?
Anybody have a suggestion. I am looking for alternatives to LoJack.
I plan on being in the area then. Surely it is coming through Vinita on 66. I went to see it last year in Florida and they changed the dang route...
This is the Goatman who roamed the southeast for decades. I think he lived in Georgia but he traveled a lot....
Go to the monthly main street cruise in and ask around.
all great models.
I watched that race from that very same vantage point. I was 11!
Great work on them all. Thanks
Here is a photo from November 1908 taken at the Fairgrounds racetrack in Birmingham, Alabama. It refers to a driver, Emile Stricker, who was...
that is an amazing group of cars in my opinion. Everything I see should sell for a premium.
I don't know if they are open but a newer building is still there. It looks like it would be open at night, I only go by during the day.
Very interesting planes Bowtie, thanks.
I measured the push rod of the broken stud and it was approx 2 1/8 inch from top of head, the one next to it was only 1 7/8 inches from top of...
Oh yeah, I think something else is going on. I positioned the rocker arm over the valve and push rod. The top part of the stud would not go all...
The break is very clean, flat across below the top of the stud hole.
If I have the screw-in studs & guide plates done, do I have to do both...
Yeah, maybe it could be drilled out without taking the head off. I sure I could not do any more damage than has been done. If I cannot drill it...
My 327 has a broken rocker arm stud. I was driving along at a good speed then slowed down in a small community. Heard a knocking, it quit, started...
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