The Jalopy Journal
The cure process temperature for most powders happens to be the same temp used to bake parts to eliminate hydrogen embrittlement. The only...
That was my fault given that I accidently dropped the picture in question into the wrong thread.
The grills are different between 36' & 37' as are the grill shells and hoods. I'm unsure if there are fender or hood side differences. You are...
I live a few miles from Dayton and have never heard of the Harvest Drags. Where was this held and is this a yearly event?
I saw it run last year. This year I'm not sure as events at Woodburn were all non-spectator events.
It depends on which part of the exhaust system you're referring to. When I'm within 5-6" of a header and there's nothing I can do to change the...
Harley D front fender...
This one is neat but the hard edges look unfinished to me....
I placed a check-valve in the line after the fuel filter which helped a lot on start ups after sitting for a long period of time.
Keep in mind the shifter shape and length is another variable that can help you further dial-in the position your shifter to where you want it.
A "builder's title" used to be another option so you could just record that you built the car from parts.
Dang GM. That would have been nice. Thanks much for chiming in.
Thanks Marty. I had already ordered when I saw your thread but appreciate your offer. I'll not react so quickly next time!
I just ordered the rod ends and tubing as I thought I would end up having to do. I was ust checking for other sources before committing.
I'm looking for a source that has custom drag link / tie-rod tubes in lengths under 20". I specifically need them tapped 11/16-18. I have found...
Sure looks to be a poly engine which would make it very unique!
Lookin good. What front suspension?
Marty, thanks for posting the story of Ernie. What a great friendship and with so many good times to reflect on.
Back then the car was a toned-down red (not bright) and it had more of a stock ride height.
Wow. I don't think I've ever seen a 2-door model of that Packard. Great looking car!
Good for you for keeping the car "alive". I love the path you took and the name!
Beautiful job. What calipers are those?
Unfortunately I have no pictures of this car but it was my best buddies, brother's car. This was in 1964 but I knew cars pretty well for a 12...
Same "cockpit" designer!
Did you dial-in (with a dial indicator) the bell housing?
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