The Jalopy Journal
Pete; first of all, a BIG THANKS for the "lessons!"
Confirmed the way I built my "A" Tudor was reasonably correct.
(Not COWL steered!)
I guess we're going to have to hold our breath for the next Speed Week. At the moment it's a "no go" on account of the lousy salt conditions.
Ian McDonald was also a Draggin's member, and went on latter to create the Chevy 567 Club.
The MG of Doug Feltham's - a Draggins member - was...
Geeze Kenny; I'm 71, or is it 72? And I can't remember ANYTHING! :)
When I first started to follow this thread; I thought the calender was out of whack.
Now I realize your starting the 2013 version!
As a flat...
No it's not a myth. I drove him to hospital.
Tman, this discussion of sunburns reminds me of what happens if your the kind of guy that wears cargo shorts WITHOUT underwear.
If you don't...
Mike Bishop and I discussed that "error" and still laugh about it. Interior shots were done on a flatbed.
(Mike and Vern Tardel were the car...
Interesting thread. Lots of different opinions.
My take is; "Build what YOU like; and Run what Ya brung!" :)
Hey ya 'ole buzzard!
This one snuck up on me! (what's this one - 55?)
Wouldn't be nice if we could reverse the clock!?
How's the new book...
Believe me; reproducing that mounting block set takes above average woodworking skills.
To say nothing of the special cutters used during...
First of all; WHAT vehicle are you asking about? (or frame?)
Make sure to check the bottom of the can once and a while, if your going to store the mixture for any length of time.
I had a batch of the mix,...
It looks like you scored a WINNER!
Body looks solid. How are the interior metal panels?
I wasn't aware that Hudson's were available in Belgium.
Thank you everyone; for the walk down memory lane!
When I was in high school, (early '60's) I worked at a Drive in Theater. I apprenticed under...
For my '28 A Tudor; I used the same material that was used for upholstering the seats on top of the roof bows, facing in.
The top bows were new...
flatjack, the crank is a Merc 4" set in a C69A block (Canadian equivalent of a 59A USA manufactured engine)
The strap is made from high tensile...
TR, thanks for the reply.
The problem with the strap is that the cap and bar is held in place with ARP long studs, a stack of hardened washers...
Putting the finishing touches on the new flat head. All rotating assemblies are in place. (crank, rods and pistons)
Pulled the new MCF full...
I stand corrected. It's a Private Collection!
And he has two more Cords as well!
(and 124 OTHER rare cars!)
BOOB, another of the three remaining V8 Cords you show, is in a local private museum.
(can't tell you where; or the owner would kill me!)
One company that makes high quality hardware in the U.S.A. is ...
Check their web site; it lists dealers all around...
A couple of years ago, the Model A Club of America, held an International Show and Shine meet here in our city. (Calgary Alberta, Canada)
Congrats ladies! It's good to see members of the "fairer sex" get their hands dirty!
Time to put your adventures on the main forum so we can...
Before you start to tear out the old wiring; make labels.
(masking tape folded over with a felt marker works good)
And identify each and every...
2935ford, I'm not sure I totally understand the problem.
The top of the "king pin" (the spindle piviots on this) usually has a felt washer and...
Vern said to me one time, "I don't have time for these new fangled machines."
(computers and emails)
"If you send a fax, I'll...
The very best coating to use on exhaust manifolds is "Ceramic Coating."
Most powder coating shops can apply it; and it lasts forever.
You may need to adjust your pictures; they are not showing up.
How about keeping the front end stock? Replace tie-rod ends and redo wheel bearings and brakes.
Doing fancy front end things only costs money...
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