The Jalopy Journal
The 3 window body I now have found me. I was in pursuit of a 40 sedan at the time. The 3 window was
just sitting there. The 40 was a much better...
They were riding in the pickers van and when receiving
a call regarding E.J. Potter and the bikes replied, Who?
what? Two commercials later they...
I have a 331 short bell hemi 1955? it came from the old
Moisant Field airport in the suburbs of New Orleans.
The motor has a interesting and well...
Saw a fellow strolling down Bourbon Street one
Mardi Gras with curb feelers attached to his ankles!
Obviously preparing for inebriation. I thought...
Take a look at the ModelA sedan in the hamb
classified for $8500. I paid near that for my coupe
10 years ago. Same paint scheme, not junk but not...
I bought a 31 Model A in California 10 years or so
back. An all original coupe not restored other than
the interior. Motor ran but had a knock....
Mosquito food? I did know nor do I remember the
little bastards in California. I lived in a van at a campground near Los Gatos one summer while...
Okay, thanks guys. The unit is complete with
carbs, big logo 97s. fuel lines, and log. Also linkage.
I will pursue this unit and see if I can make...
Hello everyone. Mick here.
Is a Mcgurk small block chevy intake manifold (6x2)
a rare or maybe valuable item. There is one in my area
for sale. I...
Well they would not even bring it out until I signed the receipt. You are probably correct about signing
before inspection. If there had been an...
I just bought a Model A Ford motor from a fellow
HAMB member. Thanks Andy. He delivered it to
a freight dock in Long Beach California. The freight...
That 56 has appears to have the tank under the body
like earlier models. I have seen one other like that.
May be an owner modification? Perhaps...
An all original 56 short bed, big window restored
nicely with 272 and overdrive just left my buddies
shop for $30,000. I like them a lot and...
I have seen videos of power tool racing
involving grinders, wild!
Non lockable switches are mandatory in the nuclear
and chemical industries as well. I have a Milwaukee
end grinder with a toggle switch of all...
85 wow, full head of hair, erect and proud stance
about himself. Looks like a man that will give his ailment a heck of a fight! Wish him and your...
Another safety concern many may have not noticed
is a trigger lock. The way that gentleman is holding
that grinder suggests to me that the trigger...
I work alone nearly always. The fellow I rent my shop
space from and share the building with will come give
me a hand at any time I need it. He is...
There was a fellow sitting on his steps lamenting
his unhappy plight. Along came his brother and
asked "why so distraught bro?" The fellow...
Divorces are expensive......because they are worth it!
Thanks guys. I will look into these options.
Hello guys, I am trying to figure out a method
to have a Ford Model A motor shipped from the wet coast L.A.area
to my area, New Orleans. I would...
I am thinking I was able to wiggle the assembly out from the slot in the jamb. A convertible jamb may be more robust in construction, making...
I rebuilt the assembly on my 40. After drilling
out the rivets, I brazed 1/4- 20 square nuts to
the housing. I used a 000 tip and a tiny flame
I would be more concerned about the fit of the
panel than the paint. I used one on my forty
and it required a lot of modification to make
Hello guys, Mick here.
I seem to recall a Hamb member that builds and sells a quality
bench top English wheel. I cant seem to locate any
Rust sucks. look at all the old really dated photos
of rods built by guys back decades ago. they were often
crude or compromised in various ways...
I have a y block distributor with an oiling tube provision
built into the unit. I think pulled it from a 1955 F-100
Locking up the brakes may not be the ideal situation,
but I was damn glad the old drums worked as well as they did!
One afternoon in down town New Orleans I was
ogling a lovely young lass strolling along St. Charles
Avenue. When I looked back at where I should...
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