The Jalopy Journal
the price is right.
I am at the tail end of the mechanical stuff.
I am going to cut off some of the brackets and fab up some stronger ones.
then I have miles to go on...
clean up interior
skid plate for oil pan
yesterday i noticed my tranny hanging down more than it should.
when the motor mount broke.
it cracked my tranny mount as well.
because of the shorter pitman arm.
it is a little harder to turn the wheel.
but with the previous setup
i had a bit of bumpsteer and if i locked...
at least i got my new mounts and steering box installed.
my headers showed up'
on the box it says sb ford
but they are sb chevy.
sending them back 1st thing in the morning.
i got a 3/4 ton 4x4 king cab for hauling.
the original owners title in my 53 buick special
i am waiting for ups to deliver my reversed corvair box , roadster headers and kingpins.
i hired my buddy to fab up some...
the engine started making bad noises.
and when we opened her up we were amazed it ran at all. spun bearings all sorts of nasty things were...
I DIDNT REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT THE MOVIE
except the fact that i loved the car in it.
i even forgot exactly what THAT looked like.
but i do...
i love driving this car.
i found that hitting a pothole at 80 mph gets a bit spooky with the suicide front however.
it feels like i am catching air...
good thing i built it for my personal pleasure huh?
i went to a meeting with the state cops that was hosted by the roadrunners c.c. and had a bunch of NHRA there.
the subject was titling rods.
how did i get screwed?
it IS a 2012 homebuilt car.
we dont have emissions testing here so that isnt an issue.
titling and getting a VIN was a breeze.
i walked in with reciepts for every bolt on that car and a wieght certificate.
it took about 20...
that is pretty funny
you rock brotha!
thanks so much.
i have one more favor to ask of you.
do you have a pic of the business end of that dipstick
maybe against a measuring tape?
i would like to...
it's funny as hell
you guys rock
i measured mine as closely to the way you did yours and came up with 14 "
then added the 2 3/4
and that got me in the ballpark
now THAT is useful info!
could you do me a favor and measure how long your dipstick tube is?
then i could simply measure mine and adjust...
the filler tube on my c6 transmission has been cut shorter
and that makes the dipstick readings totally inacurrate.
i recently had a hose to the...
ford everything except the cab and bed.
this is mind boggling.
i want to buy you a beer.
i am dying to hear you wax philosophical about life ,love and the universe....
i have about a billion hours of body work ahead of me but heres mine.
it is so freakin cold around here.
that i decided to install a HEATERCRAFT 28000 BTU heater in this rod.
i have one in the willys and have been...
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