The Jalopy Journal
I have never made money selling cars or parts.
I avoid shipping when selling,
and I don't keep anything forever.
I ran four original 97s on a 4-71 on my 303 Olds
low compression, tiny valves, stock cam, never over 5k rpm
it did fine on the street, ok on the...
like this: clutch nut
Made a nut
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Beatnik Bandit 303 with two 97s
I bet with a little work you could get a pair of big 97s to flow more than the advertised 250 CFM each.
This is what it looks like in the fork
I needed a nut for the clutch fork rod.
'was sure there was one around here somewhere.
dug through all the usual places it might have been stashed...
Oh, and I too am piecing a full sized T Roadster together
Funny you should post this,
I've been watching those videos too.
Yesterday I pulled out my pile and pieced together the blue roadster with white...
Love that '20s Packard panel,
everything you need to know right there.
You are so right, I'll blame it on my poor eyesight and this old phone
Search Cotton Werksman T, I see one or two showings seats and dash, looks pretty spartan
The vertical is cool, like a thermometer
Around 1960 Oldsmobile had them.
I had a couple '62s that would show a horizontal line that would go green to about 35 then orange to about 65...
Stole an hour to get out to the shop
Cleaning up work done on the door
Still looking for a nice original but
this one is just about ready for...
Nah, I'll work on the pedals later.
so I started fixing on the door.
Of the three, I chose the one that came on the Hulk.
Missed a photo op but...
Coolest wall hanger ever
please post pictures of them installed
When you can
I need a decent door before stitching the body together.
I need the body panels at least tacked together before the floor gets fabbed.
I have three relatively straight but rusty doors,
If a better one doesn't turn up soon one of them will have to be fixed.
Set of four tires, 8.90-16 rear and 5.00-16 front mounted on 5 and 5-1/2 x 5 dual pattern primered steel wheels. All in very good very low mile...
Post #59 two and a half months later
Thanks, I do like the ride quality of hydraulic verses gas charged.
swapped the dirt tires for street with caps borrowed from the '27
and rolled it out for a walk around.
it's very important to stand back and check...
I like the look of the straight up early windshield
but it's too rough
thought I'd try some later, '25ish stanchions and lower frame,
dang, where does the time go?
been busy doing non car stuff,
finally got a couple hours in on the old Hulk
dug out the last of my Olds/Pontiac...
What is the stamped number on the deck surface outer edge between cylinders 5 and 7?
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