The Jalopy Journal
Merry Christmas and all the best in the New Year
from a Psycho!
If you have exhaust cutouts leave them open.
This may be somewhat OT, feel free to omit.
My neighbour has snow plough trucks and says LEDs don't generate enough heat
to keep the tail lights...
The 64 Econoline steering column I planned to use was too short so I used 1 1/2" OD
electrical conduit (actually 1.515) and a piece of rattle can...
59 Plymouth, 3 on the tree, 313 V8 (Canadian)
Torquing or however you want to spell it was so easy before this thread,
I always understood there are 12 inch pounds in a foot pound.
I saw a...
Any idea where July 6 2010 puts me?
I'm numbered, I just don't know which one!
No helmet required, try the gun against some wood (2x4 whatever) to see if you're spinning your drive wheels.
Be careful Ralphie you'll shoot your eye out!
I don't know if this will help you, a fellow I know broke his tube off and I suggested
using whatever tube would fit.
Drain all oil from the block...
I think it'll work just fine but you may have to turn your master cylinder
180 degrees and rig up some sort of linkage;
let me know how it turns...
It's just a fact, everyone wants a real steel car.
Trying to find what you want and what you can afford is another matter altogether.
I bought a...
To be honest, I don't know, I just don't know!
For years I've used gasoline just as deathrowdave suggested on concrete,
sucks the oil right out.
Some may disapprove but it's cheap and effective.
Laquer thinner might dissolve the tree sap and probably your paint also.
I was told by a tire guy that tubes will heat up inside a radial tire,
how much I do not know.
I got tired of airing up leaking aluminum wheels...
To get an oil filter off recently I drilled 4 holes in a big washer which was then welded to a
piece of 1/4" x 1" x 18" flat stock.
Next 4 sheet...
I keep most of my hand tools on pegboard hooks on the wall cause I
need the exercise!
Without knowing much about anything I'm going to say it's
used for sharpening a hollow ground knife blade...
Well you were right Chief 64, I just went out in the snow and took off a stock
Ford lug nut, ran a tap through it and it comes flush when snugged...
Not trying to hijack your thread, but I have a similar situation.
My Econoline (64) has good studs but are too short to use aluminum
I haven't got my tilt front end done yet so you don't want ask me.
What I have bought are heavy duty drawer slides from Princess Auto
I used a regular 6" vernier for years until my eyesight warranted a new dial
vernier (8"), use it whenever needed.
When my son started showing an...
You might try setting the heater core on it's back and filling the
core with water up to the base of the tubes so they don't overheat.
Best of luck.
People putting a guy down for building his car his way when there's nothing coming out of
"You got that car done yet", I heard that every day at work for years it seems,
turned me right off.
69 in a month...
Maybe I'm missing something here but why not clean the tank with acid, flush well and use a tank sealer.
POR 15 has a complete kit to do just...
I like this shot, the gals coming off the line a bit out of shape and getting ready to grab another gear! post 8818
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