The Jalopy Journal
Its a factory 58-61 corvette . Guessing someone was proud of their build in the day.
Its stamped right on front of thermostat housing, proud builders :)
This early chevy manifold has some names stamped on the front. Assembly line stuff or later in its life?
I found this at the conroe swap meet today for $5.
Bingo, use sugar sand and low pressure, it will come out baby butt smooth and silky.
I just go outside and piss in the woods :-)
that's crazy odd, I have never seen one. how does it feel ?
Damn, that's awesome!
But still a flathead that probably weighs as much as the 440 and busts out a mad 100 horses or so
Does anybody repop the rubber boots for the Mr. Gasket vertigate shifter?
Syncros are jammed on the hubs they float on. Could be the back shaft is shimmed to close to the front shaft and is putting needle bearings in a...
Im making a good slick mold at present, i have an old 4 door we are still in the prepping the hood and fenders stage, filling seams, tacked welded...
because when you get it you can bet its going to be correct and badassery at its finest! Ask for a bottle of speedster sauce while your at it.
yeah get rid of the blocks and be happy
check throw out bearing arm for flex or crack
somebody joined in 2015 and zero posts. I wonder if the scammers have figured out how to change member date.
that being said, I personally dont...
agreed, it just speaks to me! smooooooth
I put em in my 51 plymouth, chopped one coil off, rode great, cornered level, huge improvement, no more "wallowing" and floating around , the rear...
or a good blow on the head
look like 9 fin cal custom, kinda rare for the sbc, they are out there but not anywhere near as common as the 7 fin version and then them being...
combo of current and oxidation build up from the current flow. electrolysis corrosion
ill bet thats a real short driveshaft
your a true bad ass! Good luck and have fun. keep the pictures coming
so did you cut all the pistons before you discovered and re-did the timing? just curious. and also, thanks for sharing the real issue, it may help...
i would think it would be messy and possibly sweat some out when its hot out and then you have oil on everything, also slick as snot and a rainbow...
does it light up?
fantastic thread! you are indeed the right person for that car!
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