The Jalopy Journal
My wife’s Galaxie.
Haha. One mans trash is another mans treasure.
It’s basically a stock 1932 chassis with a hydraulic brake upgrade but yeah it will get an inspection.
One thing that held me up a bit was trying to find the #12/24 bolts to fit the thread inserts in the rear (heavy crossmember) of the body. After...
Ive been working on some tedious jobs like preparing the sub rails so they are in good condition when I splice in the new sections. And repairing...
Thanks. I’m glad you like it.
I cut the ends off the floor brace inside the sub rails at the B pillar. It has allowed the body to sit down properly to meet flush with the...
Good to hear Nick.
Between you and the crazy bloke in Castlemaine the two of you are keeping me motivated on my coupe.
The new house looks cool too.
I’ve been messing around trying to get the A section of the sub rails to fit the frame as best I can. So I’m playing the body on again off again...
My workshop has terrible light for taking photos. So what’s happened in the last week. I trimmed the firewall feet to fit the frame. I pie cut the...
Body back off. A little patch on the lower cowl.
I got the rear sub rails cut out yesterday and the body sitting on the frame.
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April 19 2020
It’s almost like this coupe was meant to go on a deuce frame. The sub rails from the B Pillar forward are in pretty good shape but the rears are...
I decided to buy subrails rather than make them. I remembered a set for sale locally a while ago. The kit was bought as part of a project that...
Talking with a friend yesterday about patch panels we came to the conclusion at the moment I’d be paying premium because of the Aussie dollar and...
Ain’t that the truth!
My engine all dressed up.
I hope this helps.
This is how it looks now.
I’ll see if I can find some info for you.
This weekend I started to pull the coupe apart.
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Take it how you want man but I didn’t mean it to be negative.
I am trade qualified engineer. The hands on dude not the clip board man. Some of...
With the model a pitman arm the ball is forged onto the end. Mac’s actually sell a 1” shorter pitman arm for this reason. I have had one on my...
I’ll come down and have a look soon.
Thanks for the reply’s guys.
Josh the switch mount didn’t have to be anything more than what it is, it also doubles as a stopper until the...
Today I mounted a mechanical brake light switch directly to the pedal box that actuates off the pedal.
For those that were...
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