The Jalopy Journal
Put the wheel covers on today...just screwing around. The garage is organized Kaos [ATTACH]
Yeah...Chappy helped get it there. He has a great picture he should post
I had a 57 Ford wagon roof laying around. We ran it through the bead roller and put a step in where the original cloth top would be. Now I'm going...
Still have a bunch to do...hood ,lights, finish wiring, top insert
Here's the Y block. Straight out of a 57 thunderbird that got a late model motor. Yes it has AC. [ATTACH]
Billy is a knife maker...retirement job. So he made a raindrop damascus gauge insert. Ans Sandi wanted a glovebox...so I gave her two. Ignore the...
Yesterday was the Meekins anniversary. My goal was to have it running but didnt get that far. They hadn't seen the car other than just the bare...
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Just bought number 1439. No clue of its history. Tag is facing the wrong way. And the brackets are crude. Still cool
Ha ha...my new trick is to say my wife bought it for me. That way she cant yell at me for buying it
The car didnt have doors and a pair showed up...
Love it! ....68 2x3 strips!!
That stuff was actually nicer...
We have paint
Well the car is not going to make Detroit. I didnt get the car to the painter soon enough and he got busy. I did get most of the chassis parts...
Dropped of the body and picked up the frame from the painter[ATTACH]
8 days till Detroit. Body is in last coat of primer. Paint friday[ATTACH]
12 days to Detroit....[ATTACH]
A hammer form. Two pieces of plywood
Made a column drop and dual gloveboxes for the car. Gotta make the hinges and the box itself. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
No tractor motor??
Not on this car ...but do want to keep them
Thank you for the kind words!
I bought these Edelbrock flame arrestors but just wasnt happy with them[ATTACH]
So i made this one from an old oil bath air cleaner . I believe...
Fitting Mrs Meekins in the car today
My car is not totally forgotten. I bought a really nice 292 from a local street rodder. Motor has less than 500 miles and full of Mummert parts....
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