The Jalopy Journal
One of my all time favorite kustom photos of a 50's car show.
Bro, it's your ride do it any way you want. Dazzle us.
Have any of you guy's heard the rumor that Santa Maria has been called off for this year as per Covid Instructions . I couldn't find anything on line.
Dude !! you kicked it's butt. And you did it right. I bet you felt real good taking a step back to appreciate your own quality of work. looking...
Man, that looks like an early pic from Street Rodder years ago about Mercs.
Bob is still an active member of the San Diego Prowlers. He's one of the long time members and one of the best guy's (Hot Rodder) you could meet.
Bro. It looks like your off to a hell of a start. Please keep us posted with your progress.
You just don't find 40 Mercs in that shape anymore. Looks like most everything is still there.
Tell us where you got this lucky find.
So Cal used to have a small cylinder type latch w a spring in it. Give e'm a call.
FREE This is a cherry Calif 51 Merc Frame left over after a buddy changed to a later model GM frame.
I had 3 Merc's back then and it was given...
Free it was free to me when I had 3 Mercs and I will pass it along to someone who can us it.
619 562 7879 leave a message and I'll get back to you.
My buddy got a nice clean push pull type latch from So Cal. check there on line catalog.
Don't forget to install new shorter shocks if your cutting two coils.
LOL tell me how that spring works?
I have an old oil stain on my garage floor that doesn't want to go away. I have tried most of Simple Green type cleaners and even tried lacquer to...
What gauge sheet metal are you using for the floor?
WOW, that was new news to me. I was under the impression this was a stand up shop.
Save all the exterior SS trim as well as all of the window trim. It looks to be in good shape.
Give Direct Sheet Metal in El Cajon Ca a call they make a replacement clean firewall
If you need parts for that early Cad check with Ross Racing. They make Quality parts.
I have a new engine that was recently completely rebuilt but it will be a year or so before it can be installed. Look for advise on how...
What a great thread. Keep it going.
Man!!! I have never seen either one but both a collectors item for sure.
I just got off the phone w a buddy and he advised that I go with a 1967 Ford Fairlane or Maverick master cylinder as they are Drum/Drum type...
Just getting ready to do this same short water pump project myself. The 302 I have does not have any provision for a fuel pump so i am assuming...
Can a master cylinder set up for drum rear and disc fronts be used with a drum/drum system w no problems?
Man I hope the poor showing was directly connected to the rainy weather. I was there and was very disappointed in the turn out.
Yes!!! I miss old...
Now that's something new (to me anyway) w using something old. I've never seen that combination done that way but it works.
Looks bad ass. Who doesn't like a 40 coupe. You could show another pic or two though.
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