The Jalopy Journal
Awesome!!! Great work on one of the most beutiful car models ever made.
USPS is the cheapest way and totally reliable, it dosn´t take much longer then FedEx or UPS.
Or you can shipp it thrue SoCal Shipping, they are...
Demented car club will be there as allways, best traditional hot rod/kustom and rockabilly show in the world.
Take a few days of and come to...
The one that fit a standard 15" rim (the left one in rikster´s pictures) is Cadillac "serie 62" and the one in front are deeper then the one in...
Here is the last pictures of my build.
Forgot to mention the engin so here it come's..
Its a Chevy -63 283 bored 0.60" with high comp...
Haha, that caddy is to big for my garage.
Here is a few pic of the first Hot Rod I build.
This is how it looked when I found...
I don't want to brag but.... hehehe.
I will still post a few more building pictures even if the car is (allmost) finished.
I love to...
Super clean bro!
Know how much work it takes to finish a build so well done.
Thanx for posting the picture Mika, great shot.
I will put up more pictures myself when I come back to Sweden.
The last weeks has ben a race...
Realy nice, true craftmanship.
Fucking great thread!
Love the details man.
Good luck with the build, but I doubt you need it:)
The gas tank was a lilttle tricky to make.
My break is not strong enugh so I hade to weld all corners.
What have I got myself in to?
7 days until the car show and I haven't even started the engin yet.
This is my "to do" list...
The brass check-valve with it's new stainless thread silver solded together.
The carb setup is done!!!
They come from some old hot rod and the crome are pretty ruff but I like that they look used.
Yeah richard, thats why we spend so much time in the garage:p haha.
Time to make the windshield.
I started by making tamplets out of masonite, then a auto glass shop cut it out in laminate glass....
Hey Neal, this is the conection between the chassi and the ladderbars.
This is how the braekline is going to be.
Ones again the high of the car made it inpossible to use pipes.
Trough the wishbones:)...
Thats some cool details you got there bro.
Is it as fun to drive as is lookes like?
Cheers from sweden.
Thanks guys, realy appreciate the comments.
The steering wheel in place:)
Because I didn't want the break cylinder on the outside and the car is to low to mount it...
I found a taillight... finnaly!
It´s a 40th Vincent motorcycle taillight, wish it wasn´t aftermarket but right now I'm starting to...
people think roth is the man and the next minute they are saying that fiberglass is for pussys.
I think youre car have proven...
Oh man thats a nice chop! Great work
The headlight/shock mount is from a 48-52 ford F1 truck, it would have been easier to make complete new ones insted of rebuilding the old...
Chickenridgerods is right, as a stainless steel welder we use...
It's from http://www.brookvilleroadster.com/
The rear axle.
What can I say... '56 ford, dusty as hell haha.
Pete and Jake shocks, Air Lift bags (lifts like 8"!!!)
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