The Jalopy Journal
What pisses me off is that around me nobody seems to get ticketed for using their phone and drivers don't even
try to hide it anymore. :mad::mad::mad:
Those '65 409 engines have some rare pieces on them that were one year only. The exhaust manifolds and oil pan
were unique due to the new frame in...
Vintage Harbor Fright pry bar?
Niekamp roadster in hands down my favorite.
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Just bumping this back up one time for those that may have missed it.
That is bad ass FUNKY! I really like it.
I use petrobond also and agree with you on the detail. What kind of oil do you use in your muller? I use 2 cycle oil.
Really nice parts! I especially love the pedal assembly. Do you use green sand or oil bonded sand in your castings?
That 409 powered '54 Chevy is the cat's pajamas! Nice.:)
If most of the wood is good then why replace the bad wood with metal? It would be a ton more work to replace all the wood with metal and what...
Kind of surprised the isn't more of a response on this subject as most builders have had to decide which way to go.
I am by no means an expert on suspensions nor do I have a ton of experience on the subject. I have heard this opinion mentioned enough by people...
Spring behind axle setup is known to be a softer ride than spring over axle.
Jeez not even an intro. He'll get his answer then disappear forever. Whatever.
Not all cars are nice enough to wear shiny black. If an all black car is getting to you maybe think of changing something else besides the body...
You could always start with out with a modified by using a t roadster cab, add the turtle deck later and you have your roadster.
When you start throwing hp at the rear end the torque tube part of the factory design in not the weak link , the axles and the keys are.
A recent post got me thinking about all of us who have lurked on this site before stepping forward and joining. For myself it was a matter of...
I think it is just human nature to critique and offer praise based on what appeals to us. Some of us are sensitive to it and sometimes it truly is...
You say you are limited on funds, you have a cowl and doors, ambition and some metal working skills. Why not build a killer modified? With your...
They look weird when the rear tires are taller than the quarters.
Chevy hands down. Those two cars don't belong in the same conversation.
.....actually all headlights to me are just a necessity.......OK I will stop now.......this pandemic deal is making me all pissy.
but I don't like huge headlights either. :(
I've seen only a few cars that I think look ok with them. All cars with them look like they have a face. Weird.
Now THAT is ambitious.
Them there is fightin' words! Let Ol' Scotch get somethin off his chest!!!!;)
Can you share with us what you are trying to cast? It would be more helpful in understanding what the complexity/potential issues you may have...
I agree with Alchemy 102% :)
You could very well be right but my guess is that just about all of it got removed by the press fit.
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