The Jalopy Journal
I'll have an Old Style![ATTACH]
Gary Manley stopped by my farm in Columbia, KY, in route to MidWest 40 Ford 80th Birthday Gathering! He put a partial tune on Dixie Delux, helped...
Yes, I agree. I was being selfish, considering my personal taste. I understand completely the concept of a mild custom and what the creator of...
A real good job on your most recent selections, Bowtie Coupe!
They could be from Lowes! The canted quads look to be mocked in with plywood or a carbon fiber panel of sorts!
Thanks for the generous offer, Tubman! I'll be PMing you on the project.
Here is tubman's sweet Rochester set-up that is in his equally sweet 51...
That was very comprehensive info, Tubman. It may have saved me a lot of headaches. I have a mostly stock 51 Merc in my '46, which is presently...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Dixie Delux
Photos by David Webster
I pulled this from the Retro Peoria, FB site.
It proves Gartlis would run anywhere!
Below is the photo caption from Retro Peoria:
Those chopped Mercs are real nice selections, although the blue one has more appeal to me than the black one!
I'd spend my $15K on this choice, original 62 Galaxie. Since the original, beautiful chestnut paint is still in fine shape, I'd use the build...
[ATTACH] Classic Duo!
I see that the location of the 49-50 Merc tail lights has been changed from the stock 46-8 location. How do the contours match up in the stock...
Congratulations! I am letting all the Fordy Friends know about this!
Follow my signature link to view site!
Welcome, Matt! A 54 Ford Mainline is a good place to start, for a traditional rod or custom!
This makes Dixie Delux and I very happy![ATTACH]
I posted this on our FB "Fordy Friends" site. Maybe one of the group members there can identify the wild and wooly, woody wagon!
Good call, Ryan! You have balanced enthusiasm and hopefulness with reality!
Info on this outstanding copper/bronze Fordy show truck would be appreciated, Moriarity!
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I was chatting with my FB friend Dave McGee, talking about how Dixie did not look right with skirts! It needed to be lower in...
Dixie Delux, my mechanically restored, rod 'n custom project:[ATTACH]
Did you have any luck finding the ribbed lake pipes, Matthew?
Thank you very much for the information and photos of Chrome and Candy! It is an incredible car with a fascinating story!
Don't tempt us with just a taste of Candy, spread the whole bag on the table, so that we may sample all!
Hidden, what size are the big 'n littles on your coupe. You nailed the stance!
Hey Curt! Any updates on the Fordy?
Thank you, 52 HardTop! Good job on your emergency brake set-up! And thanks for the photos! He finds them helpful! He already has the crossmember,...
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