The Jalopy Journal
In the late 50's and early 60's I hung around the local gas station, they all tolerated me, but I was taken by the cars that came through. I...
[ATTACH]My 63 XL 390 with Cruise-o-matic. The PO installed a complete 64 XL interior. Car needs a 63 XL interior and some more attention.
She is in the shop for some upgrades, I need to get her back on the road, I love driving this 49'[ATTACH]
My Mom would carry me out on Sunday afternoons to drive her 59'Pontiac Catalina, boy was I wide-Tracking in that thing at 11-12 years old.
Check out a Forest River Work and Play 30FBW. This unit is a car trailer with living quarters rated for about 4000 lbs. Can get them fairly well...
My wife's 65 Comet [ATTACH]
My 63 Ford Galaxie[ATTACH] 500 XL
30 Coupe forever in building process.[ATTACH]
Check out this site Sailrite.com, lots of good info to go along with all that is on here, seem to be a good supplier and are they really helpful.
Has a 63' tempest wagon back in the mid 60's 326, added 4 bbl carb and intake, automatic. Transaxle and rear powerglide was always and issue. The...
[ATTACH] One of my latest projects, love driving it, XL 390 Automatic.
Barber Motorsports Park near B'ham Al has held some vintage auto racing in the past, as well as vintage motorcycle racing for the past 11 years.
[ATTACH]With frenched 39's
The Varsity Drive-in on North Ave. in Atlanta, GA was a blast in the late 60's. You could run light to light on Spring to go north on I-75. Lots...
1950 Chevrolet 3100 4x4[ATTACH]
Love the car, wish mine had some of those options.
This thread is great, building a 65 for my wife, not quite ready for paint booth yet. Love the other 65's shown here as well.
Found a 57' T-Bird, complete car that had been in a shed for over 10 years, friend bought it and it is about ready to go to the paint booth. the...
Forgot about the Big BAM in Montgomery, also listened to WOWO in Ft Wayne as well as WLS, came in strong late at night.
Listened daily, even went to most of the Big Ape conventions, grew up in Douglas, ga home of the Bushmen and a few other local bands.
Wow, what a great thread, I'm trying to piece everything together to install a T-5 behind a 8BA in my 49'. The clutch pedal bracket is the trick...
My wife got me a HAMB Alliance membership, got the dash plaque wrapped for Christmas. Like a lot of you said , "got to love a good woman".
I'm 61 and have had a 30 coupe since 1990, and a 49 Ford since 2003.
I was there that day, sitting on the top row of bleachers when the guy got caught up in the chute. As parts and people scattered, I rolled off the...
During the Thanksgiving holidays, I got off the couch and got my 49 Ford running again. Had a starter/wiring issue for the past 6 months and just...
Here's my 49'
I'm in, here's my 30' Coupe
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