The Jalopy Journal
What an awesome Christmas present - clearly, your wife is a keeper.
Ive had whitewalls (radials only) on a few vehicles and would happily offer...
Making a 3 door delivery out of a ratty 4 door Master. Tail lights are aftermarket repro 39 Chev sedan.
Our rough 34 Chev sedan which is growing into a fenderless 34 Chev sedan delivery. Tail lights are aftermaket 39 Chev sedan units.
I would say the best truck for me is one I can fit into.
Looked at a 48 Ford Bonus and Im a tight fit inside the cab. Some years (and many...
Made round to go round. Same rims and tyre on my current 34 Chev project. [ATTACH]
Our old T coupe. Sold the car but the buyer didnt like chromies and whitewalls, which was great - so I kept them [ATTACH]
And from the rear a few months ago. I am in awe at what clever body men can do.[ATTACH]
And early on in the building of the rear door[ATTACH]
And as it was in May 2020 going thru its transformation into a sedan delivery with a rear door[ATTACH]
34 Sedan Project about 3 years ago[ATTACH]
As everyone ahead of me has said, thats not a motor for running, thats a motor for disassembling and rebuilding with the right parts. Now if its...
It looks to me like theres a dizzy up front which would make it a "late model" Hemi of the 426 variety. And that badge on the hood looks like it...
Building the frame for the door.
Rear door inner frame built from scratch.
Rear door follows the window shape
Early stages of the conversion from 4 door Master to 3 door Sedan Delivery [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
And where its up to now.
When you want a Sedan...
I would love a 55 T bird , but dayum, folk were small back then.
I cant fit my 60yo, 220lb, 6 foot carcase behind the wheel, infact I struggle...
At a guess (Im no bodyman and my guess is based on my observations of the work being done on my car), I would think that you could knock off 40-50...
The dude with the veteran Rolls Royces has an excellent eye for proportions.
Hes got a fleet of other old cars, including an XK120 roadster, and...
Clem, the body guy thought it would take around 50 hours per side, and as he was selling me the car at the time, we included that in the buy...
Thanks for that BowTie Coupe.
Looking at that hot rodded one, the owner must be a smaller size than me, as I found the short doors too hard for...
And where progress is up to now. Im pretty happy with how its starting to look. Rear frame horns will get the chop to follow the body line, and...
And door cut in the back. We found pikkys online but still have no idea if the original rear doors have square corners or if they are "tombstone"...
Early work doing the conversion from 4 door master, tho we decided the door opening was too big and the body guy got to do it twice.
The plan (photoshop thanks to one of the clever folk over on the Photoshop pages) but we planned to fill in the rear side window.[ATTACH]
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] And our T roadster project
Was for sale on the HAMB a while back for a very fair price
Bantam American. (you can probably tell I like hot rods that have a fuel altered flavour to them [ATTACH]
Gotta love a Topo hot rod[ATTACH]
Our old Chev pickup[ATTACH]
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