The Jalopy Journal
I bought some as per the online reviews it was a decent inexpensive sound deadener.
It lived up to half of its name. It peeled. No stick....
Instead of cutting if you twist the end off with a pair of pliers you'll end up with no sharp edge.
We used them everywhere at the olde satellite...
And to add to it, I also bought this book and am reading through it. IMO it's much more friendly to the know-nothing. I'll be applying the...
Well....I got this. I don't know a better way to put it than it ain't dumbed down enough for yours truly.
The "how to"....probably works if...
Thanks for all the recommendations in here. Being both clueless and knowing that anything worth doing is overdoing....
...I got the Ron Francis...
I have! I've been buying old cars and parts and selling them at a loss for years.
It's not the best approach but I try to make up it with volume.
I won an expensive refrigerated air dryer for $10. Guy had no reserve.
Of course he refused to sell it to me.
First ever paint job:
My dad, being the ever loving cheapskate that he was, bought this car (1961 Chrysler Newport) used in '65. It had a claimed original 300 miles on...
@gimpyshotrods did you ever come up with a solution you liked? I'm in the same scenario.
Maybe they have a good point though. I mean, my welds are still substandard and my patch panels need a good coat of filler to make them look...
As an aerospace engineer I can definitively say that I have no idea without seeing it.
I hope this helps.
Sorry to hear. It sure looked like a beautiful ride.
If for some reason case won't help you out, my brother is a world class knife maker. I can get him to treat you well and not break the bank.
I used a 1970 Full size Chrysler MC. It bolted up in the stock location of my '61 Newport.
My '61 Chrysler needs paint.
Can I borrow your dad?
I appreciate you guys mentioning this-I was about to find out the hard way next week.
Note to self-get rid of the old stuff.
Donated. I took some courses at Gene's place, and my Chrysler would never have gotten a new floor properly done without him.
If you see anything in my area that might help, I'm happy to look at it for you.
I have a spare fender (not sure what side right now) off a '62...
I like 'em better without the noise pumps.
I would use a motorcycle gas tank coating kit to keep it from rusting.
POR-15 used to make one that I've heard nothing but good things about....
I'd like to second and third/fourth the recommendations for as large as you can reasonably afford, one that is oiled, and Quincy compressors are...
This is my favorite thread, as I'm a beginner painter and trying to avoid learning from my mistakes. I'd rather learn from other people's...
Dumbest thing I ever did while working on it?
First was a'61 Chrysler Newport.
My dad, being the ever loving cheapskate that he was, bought the car used in '65. It had a claimed original 300...
I do the same, but I try to make up for it in volume.
It's just stuff.
You can remember a loved one every time you use one of their old tools.
Or you can remember a loved one every time you use any...
I went to one where the guy had a box of pegs for pegboard.
I said how much are the pegs?
"$2-take as many as you want"
So I handed him $2 and...
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