The Jalopy Journal
Awesome job you are doing.
I love this thing
Made from 1959-69. There was bigger 4.5 Liter version put in the Daimler Conquest limo, which is even rarer. A friend told me about this one. They...
Thanks Colin, long time no see.
My new T bucket build. I used a 1964 British Daimler Hemi V8. It’s definitely 60s style. My wife named it the Leaping Lizard.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]...
My wife came up with the name.
Not a car but took my wife and my son out on out on our boat. If my mom were still alive we’d have taken her too. [ATTACH]
Yeah I did. I did all the work except the upholstery and chrome.
140 hp, it’ll get up and scoot but it’s no barn burner,
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The Leaping Lizard, my new T is firmly stuck in the 60s, but with an English flavor...
Thank you so much everyone, it means a lot.
It has twin SUs.
It came with those carbs.
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I own this car now, I bought it off Orlando Craigslist in 2011. It was Bill Mitchell’s personal custom 1961 Cadillac built by GM.
Kev Rooney's, it had a 2.5 liter Daimler Hemi V8 in it.
if that's a real GT, it's even rarer.
It's called a Consul Capri everywhere, the Consul Classic is the two and four door sedan version with the backwards sloping rear glass.
just posted pics of mine.
Here’s mine, bought it from the original owner in 1987 for $550. It was sold brand new in Orlando, Florida. [ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH]
They are called Consul Capris, the sedan was called a consul Classic and had a 375 badge on it. The badges were the same worldwide.
in the US these parts are unobtanium, but I'm always looking, you never know.
That one is staying.
All of it worth a fortune now. Consul speed equipment was made too.
My son found it on an old fashioned European Ford message board. It had been for sale for a long time but with a really high price. It kept going...
This is our 1955 Zephyr Zodiac, it has a 6 cylinder engine, it was sold new in NYC by Fergus Motors. [ATTACH]
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