The Jalopy Journal
the line pumpin into the carb seems fine, pumps in squirts. how far should the gas be shooting out?
haven't had a chance to check the coil thing yet but will do!
also i do not believe the gas cap is vented. its got an aftermarket type.
i had a bullet on my 50. it was basically a bullet hubcap cut to fit. don't think you'll find anything on here about skulls. you'd either have to...
1949 chevy styleline. 216 3 speed column shift.
now here's the problem
on first start up the car starts up quick, idles fine and runs great, i...
i cannot source a rebuild kit! anyone have any websites or know of places that carry it? i tried carbkitsource but they're out of stock currently.
ill be there.
i meant brakes not wheels, thinking faster than i type. thanks.
Everything seems fine? It feels like the more I pump the brakes the harder they get till the wheels basically are engaged at all times
yeah it seems as if the shoes are constantly braking and with friction comes heat, so i assumed when the wheel cylinder blew it hit the hot drum...
brand new lines all the way to the back
the brakes worked fine until i started using them more and more. it felt like i was pumping them and they got stiffer and stiffer until it blew...
new problem! the brakes were working fine and i did a little driving. after stopping and going a few times the brake pedal got harder to push down...
d'oh! i didnt have the drum on the side that blew. makes a lot of sense now. i cant believe i didnt think of that.
i replaced all 4 front wheel cylinders on my 51 plymouth cambridge i replaced one side because it blew and as i tried to bleed it. the pass side...
or front of your house/barn/shack whatever you live in!
well i come from a bagged truck background, and that scene is huge here. which is what i meant.
Yep Fresno sucks, car/truck scene is decent here though. Fowler is a nice place to live and its about 15 minutes or so from fresno. I've never...
checked it from my phone wasn't able to reply. i ended up taking the car anyway. its a 1949 ford with the flathead. just got home from dragging...
can you explain further?
thinkin about picking up a car for sale that the owner lost the keys for. i was assured the engine runs great and all, is there anyway i can start...
awesome. yeah. oh really? nice.
im not anywhere near that kind of power haha. i just have a stock 302 in it. found a 4x4 rear on CL, gonna go pick it up.
a 4x4 s10 rear looks like itll work?
i measure mine from where the wheel mounts and go about 57" or so. still had the wheels on so maybe lost half an inch or so messing with the tape...
awesome. ill do that.
shoebox i meant 50 ford.
i jacked the rear end up. the wheels spin, opposite directions. but my driveshaft does not spin. rear end?
ill do that.
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