The Jalopy Journal
I just love the boxes full of parts. Just like Christmas.
Front picture? Looks like Packard??
Ford Cars and trucks late 70s early mid 80s. If the hood is open you'll see them right away.
What we found out in the shop:
1) starter can be too close OR too far away. You have to push the gear in mesh with the flexplate to see what gear...
How about a trip to the wrecking yard? Other newer cars used that style spring. I'm thinking some 80s Ford cars?
I think everyone has done that billsat.
Integral carrier or drop out?
Integral carrier tires and wheels off, take cover off diff and remove bolt that holds spider gear shaft and spider...
Half ton fenders? EBay or a big swapmeet. Or here. In the wanted section.
Half-ton fenders are $$$.
I know of no repops.
Once you get past...
I guess you need to post a picture.
I can't see what good this measurement would do anyone.
D series was 1937 to 1940
K was 1941 to 1949 (KB)....
I don't know about Holmes but if you google " tow truck images" or check out "vintage pics of days gone by" here you find lots of pictures.
Do you want us to meaure a K or a D? You've got me confused.
It sounds like you're mixing models
I have a 1939 GMC AC 152 flat bed.
That tag on the inside firewall is what you're looking for.
I do California smog check everyday. That's a...
In my avatar it's mounted on the frame near the trans.
Same deal, light vehicle 727 Torqueflite.
Stapling the legs on your coworker's uniform pants.
If you dress at work this is priceless.
Windshield squirters that would hose down a pedestrian in the crosswalk. We'd put the squirter behind the grille of the car.
A rubber snake...
That's a good day.
I love panels. This one is unbelievable.
My idea would be to uncover its US Navy history--serial numbers, door letters, etc.
Give it just a tiny...
Vent looks like it's at top left of trans.
Is the vent wet?
I vote no.
Hose it with some oil and use it.
Looks like self-adjusting clutch cable and clutch pedal and pedal hanger from the mustang.
Or remove the trans and install hydraulic t/o brg, use...
Does the hydraulic system have the factory combo-switch that turns on brake warning light, etc that has the sliding rod in it? It's sometimes...
How is overall braking? Rear brakes do only small percentage of work.
On carbureted engines there's a gulp of extra fuel and air present on decel. That's one reason why modern fuel injection turns off injectors...
On old bi-metallic flasher types they blinked slower with a bad bulb. Or too fast wih too high of a load like incorrectly installed bulb, for...
High hard pedal is normal on a vehicle with power brakes when booster is disconnected, bad
You have a high hard pedal right?
No, you can get mid 20s"hg on decel.
Somewhere around 18"hg at idle depending on cam and idle speed.
Hard pedal all the time would be a booster...
Sense somewhere...how can it run lean AND spew fuel out the tailpipe?
Water is a natural byproduct of combustion--not spewing water?
"I'll eat a bug to sell you a car!"
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