The Jalopy Journal
Ahh interesting. When I was involved in body and paint on a Dragula copy a few years ago they were seemingly a problem to come by. Thanks for...
I didnt realise there was reproduction Radirs,very cool! They should look sweet!
Looking the goods!
Thats very cool! I thought I would be all for green but oh that tan!
I think the blue and green suffer from the same issue as the black, just...
So a couple of wins.
My Proposal to Build has been authorised so watch this space, in the coming weeks the frame building should begin. I have...
Its coming along great. Keeping things traditional do you still need to compliance this as a hot rod or do you get away without it?
I dont have any thoughts on your dilemmas, actually working through having nowhere to fit anything makes my head hurt and I'm glad I am not up to...
Thanks for this mate, this helps a lot.
I read guys used the early 4 wheel drum mustang master cylinder with varying degrees of success, Im guessing some failures are due to the way the...
For me to legally run the early ford hydraulic brakes on my 28 chevy project here in Australia I need to run a dual circuit system.
That's an interesting idea and one I had not considered. Thanks for sharing. I'm finalising on my PTB so this opens up some options.
Im still researching trying to learn more and more as I get time. Heres a link to a company here in Australia that does a conversion bellhousing...
It will work as long as your radiator cap is designed for use with a coolant recovery system.
Some caps are not and will only draw air back into...
Paint is extremely forgiving over all. Painting well to a high standard and maintain longevity requires an understanding of the chemistry behind...
So 2 things I take from your changes.
1) paint has a recommended dry film thickness. If its too thick or thin your probably going to have issues....
Imteresting some of the comments. Your problem John I dont believe is the paint itself . The paint doesn't have adhesion. This is caused by
Nice work mate, good to see a couple of '28s floating around on the forum here.
Im with you on the windscreen stanchions, good for a resto but...
After my 16 years in the paint and panel industry there's still nothing that I enjoy more than seeing the average car enthusiast...
Clever hammer forming on the section of pipe, nicely done!
Buy this book, if your only doing a kit it's simple.
Check the well plugs for seepage. This can be a problem however nowhere near as...
Love your work! Im beginning to build my 28 tourer into a boat tail so getting to see you do a sedan is very cool.
Im curious, how do you find...
Cheers mate. I hope so. Hopefully it inspires a few people to go learn about some of the great aspects of our automotive history.
Im hoping not to remove springs but we will see. Posies offered a light and heavy duty quarter elliptical . Speedway for example sell only the...
Good read mate! Love the history and your making quite a sweet job of your patch work. Look foward to your continued progress.
Subscribed! Thats a good lookin' truck.
Very cool! Was enjoyable getting to share your run with you. It looks like a blast.
Yes I was surprised how heavy they are. And dimensionsally large.
They might! Posies suggested I use their lighter duty springs considering the quad setup. The Engine is a Jaguar 3.8 6 cylinder.
My understanding is they act as a 4 link setup but have almost no deflection so extra linkages are not required. But yes I agree a Watts linkage...
It sounds like a very large go- cart! But a bit of fun.
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