The Jalopy Journal
we have two chunks of wood left for the bed. not sure how we will use them, maybe wood bed strips over a steel floor or maybe bed rail type racks....
these will be trimmed to fit, sanded and varnished before installation. [ATTACH]
last project before priming and painting the sub panels and undersides, is fitting the slat wood. I have 3 sizes of strips do to trying to get the...
seat back now fits under the wood brace and rests against the back boards like the original. seat is comfortable for me. not sure how we will...
I then straightened out the little clips that held the springs and rods on. shortened and bent the support rods and clipped it back together. the...
I cut the metal support rods using the bolt cutters. I removed the section of springs trimmed and welded the outer frame support in the shortened...
with all the welding done I decided to cut the coupe seat down so it would fit under the wood on the back of the cab.
I pulled the hog rings out...
ready to sell garage doors...[ATTACH]
then i patched the out side.[ATTACH]
inner panel was bad on the drivers door. a friend had given Charlie the correct patch panel which I made fit. [ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
drove to Boston once and she said yes
never popular on green cars.
some cars had adjuster slots in the drum, that you access once the wheel is off.
you need to pull all the wheels drums and give the brakes a...
those frame horns are a sellable item.
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pictures from Charlie. he has been working on the steering box, exhaust pedals and brake lines.[ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
inner and outer made, fitted, welded and finish ground.[ATTACH][ATTACH]
other side fixed exactly the same[ATTACH]
prime, paint, this side done[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
weld and finish grind[ATTACH][ATTACH]
the piece needed to have a bow in the jamb edge. I shrunk it before I made the second bend. the panel also needed a bend 3 1/4" from the jamb on...
when I had bent the door patch I used a four foot piece for this whole side. I checked the angle of the bottom of the panel and the door edge . it...
idler arm should swing real easy and move in a full arc.
too much of a good thing.
I made a new one using 16 gage like the original and bent it like I have been doing the beads on the outer. it also needed to shrink the lower...
onto the cowl. the inner panel needed to be chiseled off and the metal underneath cleaned up. [ATTACH][ATTACH]
thanks guys! door finished.[ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
57 eldorado brougham still on air.
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