The Jalopy Journal
Loco Breath has it I think. Drizzle some A/T fluid into the carb at
a fast idle to clear up sticking valves. It works!
OK so I guess the Harbor Fright 1000lb. rated dolly base might do the job.
Thanks Mathewrench...that thread was helpful.
Still it seems that those were mostly guesses.
One guy said 525lb. but that sounds a little light to me.
Thanks for your guess oj.
My guess was up around 900lb.
I have a 1000lb. capacity dolly that I was planning on using as a base.
I'm just not sure...
I'm getting set to build a roll around dolly to move a 59AB Flathead around the shop.
I'm wondering what the weight of that little doggie is....
A quick and cheap remedy for sticking valves (frequently a problem with long term sitting not running).
Try drizzling about a cup of automatic...
Traders Village is having a big automotive swap meet the weekend of June 11th just on the
southwest side of Dallas. How about we all print off a...
Let me add that if you check for a timing chain and find one in there...that's the problem! He-he.
Please excuse the feeble attempt at humor.
Go ahead and ask your questions as you see fit.
You got some smart ass answers because there's some "smart ass" jerks on this forum.
The descriptions of the craftsmanship required to do patch panels worries me.
I have a '40 Ford cpe. with rusted out panels behind the doors...
Here's another couple of items to keep in mind;
The oil galley plugs that go in the ends of the galleys that intersect with the lifter bores are...
If you locate inside a city or town,be sure to check the local city codes that govern how close to your property line you are permited
to build a...
I scored a vintage set of Gotha adjustable rocker arms for my 324
A guy I met in San Diego said he has a relative that worked in the...
Thanks for sharing the pic's Jimmy.
I always like to check the background of old photos for items of
In the background of pic #2 is a...
What are you going to put that engine in Dave?
How about something like a '60s style dragster,like a Chassis Research K-88.
Talk about cheap...
Speaking of Gotha...I have a set of Gotha rockers for my '56 324
I met a guy from San Diego who said a relative worked in the...
I didn't know about an "Olds Rocket tech thread".How do I find that?
I'm new here and kinda computer dumb.
I saw that post the other day about some guy that had compiled alot of early Olds info.
98% of it was correct to my knowlege(?) but I did see 2...
Sounds crazy don't it?
However,I have put the crank and pistons in to try my theory.
With '56 crank and rods,and '57 std. pistons,they just come...
I'm building a '56 Olds 324cu.in. for my '40 Ford.
I bored my block to 4" (.125 oversize).
I was fucking around with a couple of new pistons on...
Good to see early Olds stuff.
I'm building a '40 Ford with a '56 324 bored to 4",#10 heads,3-2's
and a Schneider cam.
Regarding parts,I just had my '56 cam reground by Schneider Racing
Cams in San Diego.Great job,great price,quick turn around.
Offy 3-2 intakes...
I like your car man!
It sounds great. What engine did you use?
What trans. and rear?
I used a set of heads on a .040 over '55 265 that I believe were
'57 F.I. heads.These heads have the "knob like" filled areas,on each
side if the...
One of the previous messages mentioned a groved rear cam journal.
As I remember from my machine shop days in early '60's,it seems like the stock...
Circle Dragstrip was actually on Goodnight Ln.,just south of Royal Ln. if I
remember right.And you are correct,it was close to the Harry Hines...
I just registered a '54 Chevy 210 in Texas a year and a half ago.
They showed me in their DMV manual where it said Chevys up through '54
Good find! Congratulations!
I am building a '56 Olds 324 engine also. It is for my '40 Ford coupe.
I think I saw a piston marked ".060"...
Let's give these cats a chance to redeem themselves.
They made my order right (haven't received it yet).
They said they were changing their add...
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