The Jalopy Journal
You guys realize that teflon tape is designed to lubricte the threads not act as a seal right? Pipe threads done correctly are supposed to seal on...
I think you might be selling it short not painting the exterior the same metallic as the bits you have already done.
Wood is easy for floors, I...
That looks lovely!
JB weld works pretty good for filler on aluminum if that's what the seats are made outta, I don't remember
Shadow creek I wasn't busting your chops, I just don't think we should promote incorrect information. Anecdotal evidence is not helpful and...
Rattle can chrome for the win! Or in this case silver header paint.
Ugh! 36 drive shaft exhaust would be wicked! Why get rid of it?
If you are at all worried use molasses. You can put thin sections and sheet metal in and not work about it dissolving
Acid won't harm the heat treatment of steel, that's bullshit.
If you have springs that are already pitted to the point where they have holes or...
Got an old office chair? Go "rest" in the garage in the chair and do mundane stuff like sort bolts, hand polish bits, rebuild carbs etc.
This is going to be a wicked car once it's done. It's a got a lot of neat little thing stuff to learn about all over it!
If ya don't like polished aluminum you are not a hot rodder! Lol
The extra lug on the solenoid runs to the coil when the starter is engaged to give it a shot of full 12 volts for easier starting. Not much use in...
Bought a hot heads adapter for an early hemi for $100 Canadian. And in the next row bought the matching scattershield for $50.
Oh I see what you mean.
Doesn't necessarily mean you can't play with their locations and function to make it all fit. I wouldn't ditch the extra...
Nice part about those carbs is you can use different bases without the power valves from your stock of carbs. I would soak them in pine sol and...
Yes thanks Ron I did find a flywheel.
And yes Wyatt I used stainless wire. Didn't make a difference
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] So if anyone says cutting down a set of cheap Chinese Chrysler headers to fit a Desoto should be easy you have my permission to...
Wow a great bunch of cars! And not an unchopped roof among them!
That is pretty shiny!
Did ya try putting a little dialectical grease on the plugs to see if it made it possible to slide over?
Too bad ya didn't leave the top yellow and the bottom of the body black. I think that would look stellar!
You driving his thing yet?
Weld some threaded pieces of aluminum to the wheel lips.
Ya pretty happy about it.
Spent some time this evening making a 1/4" thick spacer to push the trans back from the adapter plate. As it is I don't...
Man there was some good stuff there. I miss swap meets.
Moon discs would be cooler Han painted center lines, and still be nice and light.
Thanks @Tim !
It's exciting to put stuff together with the intent of making it run, rather than knowing you are going to have to tear it all...
Hemi is in the frame and clearances are pretty good! Even the generator belt will clear the rad hose. Need to make up a 3/8 spacer to move the...
Shelby cobra 289 cars ran those. I think you may be able to buy reproductions from a Shelby site, can't imagine they will be cheap though.
Restored cars were made to cut up to build hot rods out of!
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