The Jalopy Journal
It works, but when I sent it to get recharged I asked Tom to change the cam lobe for Cadillac. The magneto doesn't care which direction it spins
Small Block Chevy Magneto, tach drive type. The metal shaft type like a Ronco/Vertex/Scintilla. Then I just machined a base using the original...
IT's on! Looking forward to seeing you there.
Paso has many hotels. Or if you like the Coast Morro Bay or Cayucos is a great alternative.
As big as it c
As big as it can get, We have the whole Carnival area. Last year was our first year and we sold past where we had it layed out....
BTT- We're still having this one!
Bring out your junk
See you there!
Yep, that's it
There's still time Dave
Come on up! It should be a great SWAP.
Clean out your garage, clean up that pile of rusty gold in your backyard, grab a mask and come on down to the Fairgrounds in Paso Robles Ca on the...
Maybe it's not the ignition. Just a thought but what's the oil pressure as you are cranking it? Lifters have been known to bleed off over the...
I love your Bus!
Hahaahhahahahaha, Well I do agree. But I have seen some pretty nifty more door ones. Besides with runts runnin' around those extra portals are...
Greetings to you King Ford!
Never tried the Coal, I just use a torch gently. What distortion you get the Wheel takes care of.
All the best - Tim
What I experienced was a few bent pushrods, side of the road time, and an engine which was way more fun at lower RPM's due to the torque it...
Cadillac's like volume, and the stock pumps put out a ton. If there's one aspect I learned through messing with these wonderful engines is the...
Thank you, I'll take all the advice on this I can get.
Thank you, This makes a great starting point. Fords are a quest sometimes to get everything to line up.
I'm going to put a 429 in my '57 Ranchero. Does someone know what mounts work? Also I really want to go manual any help on the set up would be...
Just Heard Woodies on the Wharf in Santa Cruz was cancelled :-(
Ok, you have a lot going on there. I commend you for tackling such a big piece to start with.
However here's what's worked for me in the past....
That's a great Score. Yes, 33 Tudors love Cadillac power plants.
They use their own R&P. I do have another open drive behind my 392 Cad. No problems yet and we abuse it fairly often.
While ordering Hot rod parts seems very trivial at this stage of the game we are in at the moment, and even more silly is putting the UPS man into...
Decent Old Chrome, no they aren't perfect. But for a driver with old chrome they are just right.
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This is a serious project, but only because it's mostly disassembled. The rust is minimal compared to most of them (it...
That Truck is perfection for sure
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