The Jalopy Journal
It's on a 66 Caddy. Rebuilt the carb and its much better, but it will only idle if I have the mix screws all the backed out (6-8 turns). No air...
Working on a 429 / AFB combo with some idle issues. I've sorted out my air leaks and rebuilt the carb. I have the AFB carb with two idle mixture...
took her for a drive today, runs AWESOME!
title is clean, clear, and in my name. Current tags and paid through next year - registered as a 29 FordSedan, not special construction
30 /31 Model A Sedan, body is decent, but has rot in the usual spot around the lower 2-3 ". Firewall is virgin and uncut with no non factory holes...
Turn Key and ready to go, a real head turner! Gets thumbs up everywhere I go. Selling because I'm thinning out the heard and just don't drive her...
I like it
she's a driver. test drive was a little sketch in the rain:)
Still have a lot of little of things to wrap up before I can hit the track.
not too much to report, got the trunk painted up, fuel and battery / tray mounted.[IMG][/URL]
Can't believe it's been 7 years since I started this thread. Time flys when you're raising kiddos!
got the battery disco installed and started on the fuel cell. Ran the disco in the rear quarter and out the back up light
Rear end is in and she's progressed back to a roller
On the to do list:
- re-wire back half
- fuel cell, line, and vent
- relocate battery
Its a little Frankensteinish, but the "mini tubs" are done.
A lot of work to gain 3" more in tire.
Got some hours in today; should be wrapped up with the sheet metal work tomorrow.
Back on it. Inboarded springs 3", all new rear end parts/ suspension, started on inboarding wheel wells.
I spent almost all day stripping...
Parts are getting here faster than I can work on it.
30x10.50x15 Hoosier drag radials. They measure 29" tall, with a 12.5 section width and and...
Axle / Wheel test fit.
All is good. Pictures don't show, but I have about 2.5 inches on each side of the wheel. I'm confident that 13" section...
Axles, housing, and rear drums showed up. Got the 1/2" studs pressed in tonight; sometimes the simplest things seem to take the longest time....
Still haven't got the "shop" built, I just gave my garage an overhaul. That was a project all on it own. Widened garage door, tore up Lino floor...
A few updates - bought the property and have been working on the house pretty much non stop since my last post, hence no posts LOL. Anyway - I'm...
got a guy coming out of state next week. No money yet. Theres still time of your on the fence.
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