The Jalopy Journal
[ATTACH] Hey wreckfixer ! ...love the color of your ´57 !
1958 F100 right here ! ...even has a Mercury trim on the hood :) !
That is a good question ! I´d also like to know what other steering wheels would fit on my 58 F100 steering column ?
Is the spline the same on all...
What a bitchen coupe ! I´m in love now !!
Great truck ! How much clearance do you have between the rear axle and the frame bump stops ?
Mine is lowered too, but it sits literally on these...
Great build ! I love your 32 ! Thanks for the inspiration ! Your 36 looks awesome,too !
Man, that truck looks sweet ! The color is just perfect !
I love to watch stuff like this ! Keep us updated !
Hey Rebel ! Did you finally get a set for your lincoln ? I´m curious how they look on your car . Keep us updated and don´t forget to post a pic :)
So Flathead Micky is right , it´s a french Matford !? I would really like to see another french Matford block, just for comparison. Matford anyone ?:)
Now that is the only number I found on the drivers side intake area.
Very nice all aluminum oil pan ! :)
Found this "T" on the intake manifold surface ?
That´s awesome. I´m looking forward to see the conversion, keep us updated !
Interesting, so brit blocks and french Matfords shared the same "L" on the bell housing. What could it stand for ?
Hotroddickie, Bruce, thanks...
Somehow I missed this thread, damn it ! :oNice pics !! Looks like you guys had a great time. Thanks for sharing. BEATERS RULE ! :)
Thanks Bruce, I appreciate it ! So, because of the boss on the bellhousing my block is a post 42 ?
Hey Micha my old friend !! :) Glad you joined in !
Now that is some useful information here. Hmmm, so my engine is most likely
a Matford? I knew...
Nick, thanks a million for the pics ! The (replacement) heads could be from a Ford Pilot ? So now we have two "Mystery Flatheads" :)
As soon as I...
It´s from the Van pelt´s website:
"Common features for 1938 V8's were the large hole in the cylinder blocks (seen with heads removed) between...
Does anybody have a pic of a canadian or british (pilot)21 stud and that bellhousing area? Maybe we can shed some light on this mysterious flattie...
Hmm, do you have a pic of the bellhousing with the numbers ? It would be helpful.
I´m starting to believe the current owner of that Flattie was...
btw the US Blocks had that raised intake manifold area ,too. They were built until december 1937. In 1938 they machined it flat.
Ventilo, Bruce and Snot, Thanks a million ! I will try to get my hands on that book. It´s not a truck engine, that´s for sure. Normally there´s...
No replies at all ? Where are the Flathead Gurus when you need them ?:)
Hey folks, I´m about to buy this engine and I was curious what the
L5411 means on the rear bell housing. It´s apparently a 21 stud from a 1937...
Damn , what a beautiful coupe !
Awesome build !! It gave me the inspiration I needed to go on with my project ! Thanks man !!!! SUBSCRIBED ! :)
Yeah, "the old europe" rules ! :) No, honestly, we had our trauma in the 80´s with billet, neon, graphics rods etc... it´s good to have so many...
THERE YA´GO BUDDY ! Finally ! Willkommen im HAMB !! :)
Your Lincoln looks awesome ! Have you already found some suitable wheels for the Sombreros...
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