The Jalopy Journal
It's been awhile since I've been on here but here's a update[ATTACH][ATTACH]
Has any more been done on your car I'm heading down this road with the chassis
Just read the whole thread all I can say is wow what a build.
Hi not sure if any one has tried it but early VW boxes work ok I used one in my a modified with a hand made pitman arm.
Pitman arm and steering arm for cowl steering, all the parts i have made i wanted to look like they were cast
more of the hand brake
front radius rod mounts, head light monts and hand brake lever and linkages
steering box and radiator cowl mods
the hole saw i modified to drill the holes in the rails for the exhaust pipes and a qiuck tip for drilling holes in rails from one side
speedo 50's buick i think and friction shocks of something
now some random pics
sorry about that my computer has been having brain fades and wont let me post more to come.
Started on the motor 99A merc sorry no pics of pull down motor was sitting in a shed for 20 od years with the heads off seized but dry and still...
Swung pedals and cut in more room for feet
Bit low cut 2 inches out of front perch sit good now
Head light not sure another swap meet find the bloke i bought them of told me they are early...
Rear fire wall and floor pans i used works P5 pullmax when they had it.
front spring perch way to high cant even get a golf ball under the sump
I have two kids one boy one girl the bloke i started him on cars young and spends most days in the shed with me.
and just some more random shots.
I found this at a locaL SWAP MEET 1920'S cotton motor bike crank case side. The bloke nearly cried when i tolled him i was going to cut it up, and...
The a pillers on this body were gone when i got it Broken off in the nomal places A,s break i found these posts at a swap meet for $20 i Yhink...
Rear taillights can any one gess
Rear shock came of a dodge or chev not sure they were on amates farm and free still full of oil and working.
This was my 1st idea for a gear shift and hand brake but thing change and i got rid of the small adjustable shifter and left the large valve...
Make tail sharft and and fit rear spring and make sring hangers
Put body back on and start to mack up rear section of cab i used original B pillers and made two press dies to copy the top and bottom body lines.
bottom center of cross member is removable and top centre of cross member becomes catch tube for drive shaft and mount for gear lever (pics to come)
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