The Jalopy Journal
Once we get the car in the shop, we can take stock in what we have.
I told my buddy about the blocks and wheels already:D. He agrees. You should see how long the rear shackles are!
Best shot of it that I have.
Call Allstate Carbs in New York I think. Get a set of 500 Edelbrocks set up for 2x4. Great service and great product. They sell new and reman as...
I will try to get some pix. It’s a street freak kinda thing now, but will be a gasser when it’s done.
No pix, but is straight axle, spacers between springs and axle for more lift, steering box looks like it was mounted by Stevie Wonder, and welded...
My buddy just bought one and it is scary. Front steering and suspension needs to be redone. Straight axle job is horrible. Does anybody have one...
You forgot the shutdown, and the return road.:D
I did not balance mine and have no shake at 133 mph.
[ATTACH] Thousands of street miles and hundreds of 1/4 mile runs with a solid flat tappet cam. I adjust every other year or so. Probably 5000-7000...
I started out in an independent shop 30 years ago. Went to a couple dealerships, worked on heavy trucks and equipment for a few years. 20 years...
Put a 4000 stall converter in the altered. Hope to test it out next weekend!
3/8 steel brake line works good for heater hose. Mount it solid to the motor, and a piece of hose to attach it to the heater core. You will have...
Long time no posts!
I use lubriplate white lithium assembly grease. Most any heavyweight oil will work. I have also used chassis grease in worn boxes with good...
I could have more cam, more boost, more cubic inch, more everything..... But I would have less time,less money,and less fun.
It is a 380 inch 348, has a blower cam, 1 to 1 on the blower, and a tight converter. The motor was built as a pump gas street motor. It dynoed at...
Come on fellas, it’s the damn steering wheel. Fix it right for your safety, and the safety of others.
I like it, but I’m a half a bubble off.
Thanks James for posting!
Has a 348 chev stroked to 380 inch with a 671 and dual quads.
Trying to link a video from Facebook. I’ll have my kid help me with it.
Will this work?
Went to the Out a Sight Drags last weekend. Car ran a best 10.39@133. Had some electronic issues that cut the weekend short, but I still had a...
11.72@116 on pump gas. A poked and stroked 409 4 speed. Full street car at 4240 lbs. just a blast to drive. Gets driven all over. Gets 12 mpg too!
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