The Jalopy Journal
Missing the mounting brackets and chrome trim.
Why make your life harder than necessary? Rattle can in the morning, be done by noon. I always rattle can mine, and as is turns out I seem to sell...
Fenders are for sissies.
I have a friend who swears his paint color is "raspberry frost." I tell him, "Dude, your car is freaking PINK!"
'Till you got hold of it...
Stopping people from being jerks is called "manners" and "courtesy." Political correctness is much more insidious. It's when one group attempts to...
Fenders are for sissies. Hoods too.
During the gas crisis of the 1970s and resultant down-scaling of performance, I recall factories changing the way they measured HP to give LOWER...
A couple with American 5-spokes and a couple with steelies and baby moons.
Knowing Don Babb and being privy to his collection, I can say with some authority that this sale is one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities...
Are fenders making a comeback? Looks great for a change.
I'd do it.
Every gallon of non-ethanol gas you purchase is a vote to continue availability.
State-by-state listing of non-ethanol gas locations:...
I dunno what it is, but put it on Ebay with "rat rod" in the title and you'll get three times the price.
How to find non-ethanol gas for your classic car in your state:
Click your state, scroll to your city.
390 pics - quite an effort. Thanks for putting us at the show.
1/2" total difference? That's 1/4" farther out for each sidewall/bead. I've fudged tire/wheel sizes much more than that and never had any problems...
Okay now, that's just obscene.
I had the same setup as you. THOUGHT I had them fully bled. Out of desperation I installed speed bleeders and tried it again. Afterward, the pedal...
Exactly as high as the wooden mounting boards that goes between them.
Paint it black. Only the concours geeks will ever know.
Yeah, youngsters mounting tires today have little experience with inner tubes. Could have neglected the anti-abrasion powder. Or it could have...
The classic Moto-Meter:
Original Mack bulldog:
Here is the latest installment of Randy Grubb's Garage. Randy is my neighbor and the videographer is a personal friend.
It's foolish to paint that car. After paint, for all anyone knows, it's built of bondo.
The life of heim joints used on the street can be greatly extended with the rubber seals sold by Speedway. Keeps dirt out, lubrication in.
Usually about six months. "Finished" is just another word for "For Sale."
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