The Jalopy Journal
not a great photo, but it is on my Harrison heater box on my Model A, about a 1937 Olds.
Andulusite Blue, the original color of the body. A little bit of the redness of the original formula has been removed to make it a stronger blue
BLC headlights from the forties are very traditional, look good on Model A’s, are readily available, and use standard sealed beam lights.
Delrin works fine for a bushing. It is easily machined and is available in convenient diameters.
Remove the latch and see if the door can be pushed to a more closed position. If it can not, put paper strips between the body and door to find...
53 Buick sedan and a 57 Ford wagon just behind my car.
First fully evaluate the vehicle, next make a clear plan of what you want as a finished product. Only then you can plan the order of work. As...
1949-50 Lincoln tails look good on a number of cars, and are not too common.
my dads in the mid sixties, with my wheels and tires from my model A Tudor. I shaved the hood and bondoed the holes, not professional, but...
https://public.fotki.com/RussB/my_cars/29-closed-cab-rebuild/ For More photos.
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I don't remember exactly, but back in the sixties, I used a 1949-1951 Mercury or Lincoln gas tank in my 1929 tudor....
From back in the 1990’s and back a couple three months ago. Still not done.
not many photos showing the 401 in my A. The first three are construction shots from about 1966-67. The motor came from an alcohol funny car, and...
Mercury centers, 5” and 7” rims, 5.90-15 and 8.20-15 tires. Black looks good with almost any body color.
For me, it is finding the right combination of parts and price. Everything can be changed, but having more Hard to find pieces that I will keep is...
I appreciate neat more than hidden. My biggest mistake twenty five years ago was to use all black wires in a black car with all black powder...
my high school hot rod 1964
They are not traditional, but the switch can be kept out of sight and nobody else has to know. I put them in my 51 and use them more than I use...
It sounds like he is offering a very nice, but not quite finished, race car in trade for a driver you can enjoy right away. It has value for the...
my A/SR from the mid to late sixties.
Kustoms have HAMB friendly hood scoops too. work in progress
Not really, I just found the wheel on eBay, loved its look, rolled a new ring, welded it, and found a bunch of others to do the rest. Sherm’s...
My only Studebaker contribution is this 1938 steering wheel I cut down and fitted to my Model A. The horn Button is from a 1934 Studebaker...
I’m partial to the 1949 Lincoln tail light with their slight recess on the lower back side. No pics on an A sedan though.
Reasonable all depends on which side of the transaction you are on. I never expect to get my money back on cars. They are built for my enjoyment,...
There is not a lot of tension or compression on a steering shaft. There is a bit of torque when you are turning the wheel, but that is highest...
I took an early retirement in 1996 at age fifty. Not much money but a great life ever since. It took me nine more years to build my dream...
in slow progress in isolation.
After I got a good Speedglas helmet, I never had any more complaints. It was completely worth the cost.
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