The Jalopy Journal
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Purchased cc850 aerostar coil springs.
They are the same height as the stock springs but in every other comparison pic they are...
Just rebuilt the Rochester carb on a 64 Cadillac.
It ran fine before but hesitated a bit
Now that I rebuilt it, it will idle for a few seconds...
I hate to admit it, but the other reason I wanted to do a swap is because I have a good LS motor laying around that I want to put in it. I hate...
Thanks for the info guys I'm glad I asked before I did. My wife wants to use this as her daily driver with the kid so I just wanted to make sure...
One of my favorite parts of the show has been everybody cruising and parking on Congress at night. But this year there didn't seem to be that...
Has anyone done a front frame swap on a 56 ford? I've got a wagon and want to upgrade the front suspension without spending an arm and a leg
I just bout a 56 ranch wagon with a 223 6 banger and 3 on the tree. How do I engage the overdrive? Just pull the cable at any time?
Sent from my...
Just bought a 56 ford ranch wagon 235 with a 3spd overdrive. I've never had the overdrive option. How do I properly use this?
Sent from my...
The guy that I'm building it for wants this. I'm a little iffy, but it doesn't look bad
I'm not a fan of the 80's and 90's paint colors
I cannot locate that Center piece of the grill or the hood emblem
Here is the only picture I have of the front end right now. I am having trouble finding the chrome centerpiece for the grill so I may make my own.
I just picked up this 1947 Studebaker truck. It has a one piece front end, 383 stroker and setup for Pro Street.
I am trying to think of a...
I rebuilt it, but still did the same. So it's gonna sit on the shelf for now.
I've used mm oil in every way and it still smokes. Sunday I'm going to replace the valve stem seals.
I already fixed it
It was the carb. I swapped it out and it runs perfect
Gears and valves
I did a tune up and changed oil already. I haven't checked compression yet
Blue oil smoke.
No it did not smoke before
Never figured it out so I swapped the carb out.
I never figured out the timing issue but I guess she was thirsty. I poured in a lot of gas and after a while she fired up.
Just started up my dad's 65 f100 after sitting for around 10 years.
I let it idle for around an hour and it's still smoking out of the exhaust...
I've done all that and it checks out. Still no fire
Added a ground from the motor to frame.
Blue spark, still no fire
Also it has a petronix ignitor. Looks brand new.
Just double checked and I'm getting a big orange spark.
So I replaced the coil, cap, rotor and wires.
Still orange spark, battery is good and...
I put a screwdriver in the hole to verify it was at tdc. And the distributor is all the way in. It took several attempts
1964 galaxie 500 xl
Just bought the car with a rebuilt not running motor
I can't get it to fire.
I've got the #1 cyl at TDC compression stroke,...
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