The Jalopy Journal
^^^ They are aluminum. Same as the "gold" trim pieces for the Belair model.
Those panels may be anodized to protect the finish. Once removed it will need wax to prevent oxidation.
About the only things original on my car is the rear glass and seat, and the stainless trim. Everything else has been modified or replaced.
Something else you might want to hold on to.
Instead of a thin and difficult to make spacer, turn down the shaft and fab a...
And what is the price? ^^^^^
This is the same manifold I have.
And this is my oil fill tube.
Of all the options you have been given, the 9" Ford is going to be the cheapest "look-a -like" for the car than any other, just sayin'.
The first thing I would do is rub a hand file across the spindle in an area that is between the bearing races. If the file cuts, you are good, if...
Here's mine. Original colors, filled hood, ot door handles, flipper hubcaps.
So is it 16 or 18? Adjust the idle mixture screws for the most inches of vacuum.
If it won't idle, then look at the timing or adjust the idle...
Yes, fifty + years ago.
First I would use a vacuum gage to adjust the idle air screws in the side of the metering block obtaining the highest reading
Then drop two jet...
I have been semi looking for these for my car. The sheet metal that is.
From a trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
I don't have a better picture, but I'm sure you have noticed that the oil fill tube will contact the upper radiator hose on some of these...
Plugging in 1/4 inch stainless (304) to an on line calculator for average finish yields about 10 inches per minute. A 3 X 5 flange is 16 inches...
I helped a friend weld his tank after there was gas in it. We hooked it up the exhaust on his daily and once we thought it was purged, we went to...
Always liked the Delray interior.
^^ You have had the car 43 years and can't find a hood? ^^ Just kidding.
Like the man said, how much of it is assembled.
I got a FREE 350 from a friend, engine belonged to his deceased brother, I was going to use it...
I decided I needed to get lunch at the local drive-in today. I'm sitting there enjoying the delicious food when a car pulls in and the driver...
John Mullen from Virginia and his '61 Ford Unibody, driven by Dave Russell.
My 2c, don't use a 3" pipe. Over kill for your engine and much harder to fit on the car, ask me how I know.
I've turned a wrench on one of those. It's where I got my start, good luck with yours.
The red light is so the driver will know when the torque converter is locked.
Sunset in Fox Hill VA
I would add that the radiator with more rows will be thicker. So you might want to be sure it will fit between the core support and fan. A...
That reminds me of a tale my Dad once told. Someone offered to buy one of his car's, made a decent offer, but it wasn't for sale. His response...
I usually get "I had a car just like that" followed by "but mine was (whatever color except yellow) and a four door. Sometimes they might say "I...
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