The Jalopy Journal
I always have liked how Eunice Ibarra handled the "lumps" on her 1955 which kept a hint of the original body lines.
Did you by the Lincoln door button french kit or make one yourself?
Dude - that's like asking a women if she has any plans to lose weight. She never did until you asked.
BTW - Gotgas probably hates you now...
Just when I thought you couldn't make this car look any better, you go and make it look better! Changing those headlights made a world of...
Nice car! Congrats. Not to be a downer but you will most likely find more rust behind the rear wheel opening stone guards.
< Tap, Tap, Tap> Is this thing on? Any updates? I'm really enjoying the build and ready to see some more progress.
Great story. Awesome Car.
Some that I had saved on my computer. No idea who they belong to.
That was one of the first things we did when we got started so those pictures are buried in my album under my profile. This link should get you...
I have Granada spindles with Aerostar springs up front and 3" blocks in the back on mine on worn out stock leaf springs. In my opinion you can't...
I'd have to go back and look at the receipt but I am fairly certain this is the one I am running:
I should have mentioned that my car was originally an I6 car so it had a different front apron than the V8 cars.
It's been a little while since doing mine but I seem to recall the yolk is turned around and aluminum blocks are used as spacers to push the...
Make sure you also get the original Plymouth mounting brackets for the grill. Makes installing in the Ford much easier.
Good looking start. You will be happy with the Aerostar's. Let me know if you decide to ditch the side trim. I need some for mine.
I posted this tutorial of what my dad and I did when we did this swap awhile back. The tutorial was done in the 52-59 social group so I'm not...
You would be better off to find a '56 dash and swap them out.
I am partial to using the 55 and 56 Plymouth grills.
You could have made your life much easier by removing four more bolts and painting the dash out of the car. Either way, it looks great. Really...
Looks great to me.
I have a few pictures in my album from when my dad and I put mine together. We have Granada spindles and Aerostar springs up front. We had the...
Nailed it. Those look perfect!
This may be dumb, but I'm digging the finned air cleaner. Can you tell me more about it?
I like where this is heading.
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