The Jalopy Journal
For practicality purposes, if you are doing a body off build, a minimum of a 2- 2 1/2 car space is needed.
Now if you are building, and have...
Pick an era..acquire the pieces that were available during that time frame, and build accordingly.
Thanks for sharing your build..like the progress.
Acquiring project, searching for parts, building, anticipation/excitement for completion..keeps me in this hobby.
Interest seems to fade once it's...
Thanks for posting.
I really enjoyed your '40 Ford Coupe, early Olds engine thread.
I have albums in my profile, most of which I entered when I first joined..one of those out of site out of mind things.
I typically waste time searching for a part.
I'm positive I have it, only to finally remember I installed it already on another car, that has...
We can all speculate on the how, who, where, but the bottom line you've already realized..no recourse.
Sucks to be sure, but putting it behind you...
Labels, seems we always feel the need to label things/people.
As for "Hot rod", as posted here there is no clear definite answer.
If we all can...
Same music, style of dress since High School..times change, but I hold true to my past (I know boring, right?).
Seattle's best Rock and roll KZOK...
Tough call selling a car you've built..some more than others.
I'm sure you gave it a lot of thought..apparently at this time it was the thing to...
That was sure a nice looking coupe..good luck with your search for another.
You've mentioned a p/u in the past, is that what you intend to replace...
No rules to this hobby.
Don't feel the need to over complicate this, if/when it becomes a "drag", it will be time to move on (hasn't happened...
Wasn't sure what to expect when I opened this post..it wasn't this.
Great metal work!
I'm with you on that.
Congratulations, cool car.
An event I would have loved to attend (logistics).
Thanks for the great coverage/pics, for those of us who weren't there.
My dash on my '39 Coupe
Young, old, male or female..that truck I'm sure is universally accepted as "cool".
Quality fabrication, is a required skill I'm truly respectful of, this is a fine example of that.
Right on!..about time, I know it's been holding you up.
If you go the route of an automatic, Gene at Flat-O-Matic (Oregon)will have what you need.
Ego..sure, but not in the sense of "to impress others", but more in the sense of appreciating/desiring a certain car, acquiring one like it, and...
Looks like you accomplished the "look and feel of the early 60's"..nicely done!
So does it perform like you imagined?
Congratulations..looks like a fun project to still be able to put your personal touches to.
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