The Jalopy Journal
Yo, I see your from Oregon!! Me too.
Is your car a solid blue, or is the top a different color?
Some of the guys I know, will put bright flaked...
Its been quite some time since my last post.
UPDATE: The venting of the tank and the realignment of the fill neck have done the job....
I forgot to add that the motor is running like a top!!!
Hey cats, its been almost exactly a year since my mast post on this thread.
Here are some updated pics of the Ranch.
2016-3-001 by The_DropOut...
Discovered this build ticket in my Ranchero Seat. I knew my car was built in California. This seat was built in Compton!!
Here is a pic of the scallop pinstripes.
Here we have the new door panels and seat skin in Ivy Gold.
Here are the pinstripes on the tail gate
Here is the Ranch from behind. No pinstripes yet.
Here is the Ranch with the new white walls. No pinstripes yet.
Here is a close up of a pinstripe on the hood. I damaged the paint, by dropping something on the hood. So this tiki is masking the damage!!
It's been a while since my last update on this thread.
Chromewheels by The_DropOut posted Apr 28, 2015 at 7:20 PM
Chromewheels001 by The_DropOut...
Three speed w/ OD. Looks like top loader 4 speed, but its not.
The Cursed Tiki is my Rancheros name and talisman
Painting The Cursed Tiki on my ranch
Painting The Cursed Tiki on my Ranchero.
The finished talisman. The Cursed Tiki is my design and hand painted on my Ranch.
14" all chrome wheels for the Ranch.
14" wheel for my Ranch.
de-anodized and polished taillight buckets.
polished grill getting repainted
after deanodizing the aluminum
anodizing boiling off as it reacts to the caustic salts and water
headlight bezel dunked in a solution of caustic salts and water
tried to de-anodize w/ oven cleaner
Thanks for the helpful suggestions and ideas from all of you who responded to this thread. The season is calling back into the garage. Later....
BigDogSS. Thanks for the input.
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I never intended this thread to sound like a whinny lazy mans plead for help. Perhaps the tone of this thread started out on the wrong foot from...
Redo32, What do you mean "I'm lazy"? Thanks for the suggestions.
CharlenStephens, I didn't want to limit the info by saying so cal, nor cal,...
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