The Jalopy Journal
Early '50's Mopar radiator. Been in storage since the '60's. $50.00 you pay freight from 80016.
My kind of guy! I have a SBC with stock trans and rear in my '40. People tell me every day need to change it to something more modern. I like...
More than 50 years ago, I put a 365 Caddy in my 29 A sedan. I used the original Jet-Away trans. Left the engine stock, but it ran so good, it...
Its a connection for a vacuum line. The factory used this as a way to run the wipers off vacuum instead of 12V.
Pair of '32 Ford wheels and tires. 18" . Wheels are in very good condition. In-door storage for more than 40 years.
$175 for the...
I was an engineer at a company that made torque wrenches. We recommended dialing back to 20% of the max capacity. 100 lb ft capacity, dial back...
I have found that the only way I can tighten the housing down good enough is if I use studs in the manifold, not bolts. Bolts tend to loosen with...
That would be Will Willis in his Chevy sedan delivery. Inline Chevy 6 with weber carbs. Driven a lot!
WOW! Those are some of the clearest, sharpest pictures I've ever seen of the early trials. Thank you SO MUCH for making my day.
Tom, congrats to all of you guys on a job well done! Every time we dropped by your pit, everyone was hard at it. I think you guys did great for...
We got to take rides in this roadster. It will surprise you! A great running banger!
The lid is steel. The body of the master cyl. is cast iron. You can drill and tap either one, but the lid may be too thin to hold a thread.
I hope you're still smiling like that after spending a few days with the Colorado boys!
Almost identical, except mine has a 283, but stock trans./stock 3:78 rear. After about 100,000 miles thru much of America, I too, couldn't be...
Be careful! At my local NAPA store, Timken bearings were marked "made in USA" on the box. The bearings were made in China, the BOX was made in USA.
I lived about 6-8 blocks away from Zupan's gas station as a kid. I would ride my bike there to look at all the cool cars. At that time they owned...
Impressive!! You don't need no stinkin CNC! A bridgeport, a good TIG, and LOTS of thought and hours and hours of work gets it done. Looks great!!!
Been using them since the '70's. Great resource.
I have a set of gennie Skylark wires that I would part with. Need re-chroming, but straight. Let me know.
I remember you from the garage tour a few weeks ago. Thought you were a gentleman then, now I know you are. So sorry for your loss.
Car rears are closed drive. Some pickups are open drive. Avoid 39-40 Mercs, drive shaft and pinion are one piece.
Common ratios run from 3:54,...
Where abouts in Denver? No address , just general area. Always happy to see another '40 coupe around here.
I can still get them from my local NAPA store.
Of course. I musta been asleep at the wheel.
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Wimbledon White for me too! Hard to beat.
I've got nearly 100,000 miles on my stock 3-on-the-tree behind a mild 283. If you are sorta careful, no burn-outs, no speed shifts, a well put...
The rental companies know where you've been. Its called GPS.
One in Colorado too.
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